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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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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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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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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI (Switch) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Educational world simulator is a perfect fit for Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey – Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece Game Poster Image
age 10+
Education-focused historical tours without mature content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Gold medal performance from two video game icons.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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National Geographic Challenge Game Poster Image
age 10+
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Mission US: For Crown or Colony? Game Poster Image
age 10+
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, quirky, beat-based mini-games; some mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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NHL 13 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fast, fun, and realistic hockey game shoots and scores.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Crazy Plant Shop Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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