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The Book of Dust, Book 2: The Secret Commonwealth Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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Ninth House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
YA author's adult fantasy has lots of drugs, sex, violence.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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Serpent & Dove Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wickedly fun witch fantasy has hot romance, magic, violence.
By Shelby Mahurin
(2019)
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Raid: Shadow Legends App Poster Image
age 15+
Fantasy action takes heavy investment of time and money.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Code Vein Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Tough tale with vampires, lots of blood, objectified women.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones Game Poster Image
age 16+
Dismal noir horror with equally dismal gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(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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Snow, Glass, Apples Book Poster Image
age 16+
Fairy tale favorite gets dark, violent, sexy makeover.
By Neil Gaiman
(2019)
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Hunt: Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Play hunter & hunted in violent, bloody survival horror.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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GreedFall Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Fantastic, mature tale focuses on choice vs. combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Game Poster Image
age 15+
Monster hunting goes subzero in this red hot expansion.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Torchlight II Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody fantasy tale is easy to play, stands test of time.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Ashes of Oahu Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Culture-driven island shooter comes just short of paradise.
Platforms: Windows
(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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Typewriter TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Stranger Things-style Indian horror series charms, scares.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Monstress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Girl seeks revenge in compelling graphic novel fantasy.
By Marjorie Liu
(2016)
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Samurai Shodown Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Hardcore fighting game with Japanese theme has blood, gore.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Game Poster Image
age 15+
Dungeon crawler has engaging play but disturbing imagery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr Game Poster Image
age 15+
Desert expansion asks tough moral questions.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Conan Unconquered Game Poster Image
age 16+
Fantasy-based strategy game is slow and frustrating.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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