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Build-a-lot Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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Style Savvy Game Poster Image
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age 10+
In-depth fashion game is also a good business simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Super Scribblenauts Game Poster Image
age 10+
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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Gamestar Mechanic Game Poster Image
age 10+
Grand adventure teaches you to design your own games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Game Poster Image
age 10+
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Monkey Tales: The Castle of Draconian Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun adventure game uses 5th grade math in gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Drawn: Trail of Shadows Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Mission US: Flight to Freedom Game Poster Image
age 10+
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device Game Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Pirate101 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Magical MMO where kids play as comical swashbucklers.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
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Pikmin 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun and colorful strategy/puzzle game is a Wii U must-have.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Game Poster Image
age 10+
Eclectic and engaging RPG with light, cartoonish action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab remake of classic game shines on Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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