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Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations Game Poster Image
age 16+
Expansion is light on content, lays groundwork for future.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Sparklite Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro adventure is a fresh mix of nostalgia and challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Friendly time travel-tale is light-hearted but text-heavy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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The Double Dangerous Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fun info, skills, projects, and more for kids of any age.
By Conn Iggulden
(2019)
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Mission Unstoppable TV Poster Image
age 10+
Upbeat series showcases female STEM superstars.
Network: CBS
(2019)
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Contra Rogue Corps Game Poster Image
age 16+
Bloody twin-stick shooter appeals only to franchise fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mobile tale with mild fantasy violence, simple morality.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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Crying Suns Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Decent space action gets lost with limited instructions.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Star Wars Pinball Game Poster Image
age 10+
Arcade game collection fun for Star Wars, pinball fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Creature in the Well Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sci-fi dungeon crawling with a unique pinball twist.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Age of Wonders: Planetfall Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great strategy goes sci-fi with complex yet familiar entry.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Atlantis Complex: Artemis Fowl, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting Fowl story has rogue robots and a devious villain.
By Eoin Colfer
(2010)
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Lego Marvel Collection Game Poster Image
age 10+
"Marvel"-ous collection of amusing, funny superhero action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Left Alive Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Frustrating stealth shooter with intense, bloody violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Stellaris Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, engaging space strategy has big challenge for players.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Brawl Stars App Poster Image
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age 10+
Multiplayer fun marred by slow controls and a slower grind.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Kingdom Hearts III Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cartoon tale has good messages but loads of commercialism.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Squishies Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Bright VR puzzler has cute characters, inspires creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation VR
(2018)
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Surviving Mars: Space Race Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mars colonization gets competitive in strategy expansion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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