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The Age of A.I. TV Poster Image
age 11+
Informative series demystifies artificial intelligence.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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The Surge 2 Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Sci-fi sequel improves on original but still falls short.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Westworld Awakening Game Poster Image
age 17+
Mature VR adventure set in HBO's futuristic theme park.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift
(2019)
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Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot Game Poster Image
age 17+
Fun alternate-history VR shooter comes up short on content.
Platforms: HTC Vive, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Teppen App Poster Image
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age 11+
Fantastic Capcom-based card game is impossible to put down.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Bumblebee Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Better-than-expected Transformers prequel is big on action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Game Poster Image
age 11+
Take to the skies in challenging, fun aerial combat game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition Game Poster Image
age 17+
Frenzied football fun on a violent, trap-filled gridiron.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Tau Movie Poster Image
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Tau
age 17+
Violent sci-fi thriller ultimately falls flat.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Into the Breach Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Deceptively complex strategy game vs. bugs rewards failure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Altered Carbon TV Poster Image
age 17+
Intriguing sci-fi idea undone by over-the-top violence, sex.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 11+
Hearty collection of remastered series adventures.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Super Bomberman R Game Poster Image
age 11+
Multiplayer action big on explosions, light on content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Brainfeed - Educational Videos for Kids App Poster Image
age 11+
Curated learning videos still best after parental preview.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Rise and Shine Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Fun game history tribute has high difficulty, gory violence.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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Disney Infinity 3.0: Marvel Battlegrounds Game Poster Image
age 11+
Basic brawler encourages kids to buy more Infinity toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Blood Alloy: Reborn Game Poster Image
age 11+
Action-heavy sci-fi game feels incomplete at best.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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