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The Bug Butcher Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Giant King Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Comic animated robot tale has heavy action, crude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Poncho Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro platformer with poor controls, frustrating design.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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The Sword of Summer: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting Norse mythology adventure with Percy-like hero.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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Disney Infinity 3.0: Toy Box Takeover Game Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Disney Infinity: Toy Box 3.0 App Poster Image
age 10+
New characters, endless adventure; demands space and money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Subaeria Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Clever platform puzzler entertains with mild robot violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Sketch Nation Create App Poster Image
age 10+
Design and potentially share games in a jiffy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Cute Things Dying Violently Game Poster Image
age 10+
Angry Birds style puzzle platformer with violent tendencies.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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LBX: Little Battlers eXperience Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Mix+Smash: Marvel Super Hero Mashers App Poster Image
age 10+
Combine parts into hero; prepare for punches, purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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The Swindle Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Tough stealth game has cartoonish violence, limitless play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Ex Machina Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Brilliant, emotional, mature sci-fi tale could be a classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Chappie Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Underwhelming robot sci-fi thriller is really violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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SteamWorld Dig Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun drilling adventure with mild violence ends too quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Broken Age Act 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown Game Poster Image
age 17+
Fun sci-fi tactical game feels streamlined, gets repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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The Pinball Arcade Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sub-par Sonic game hits too many speed bumps.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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