All Reviews

Song of the Deep Collector's Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Underwater tale with heart, depth slightly sunk by controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
 
Phantom Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant crime caper follows sick boy with ghostly ability.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Ghostbusters Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun busting action only appealing to young kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Necropolis Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Dungeon crawler can be fun but punishingly hard.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
The Skeleth: The Nethergrim, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pace and emotional depth increase in medieval fantasy.
By Matthew Jobin
(2016)
The Last Blade 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Strategy-heavy fighter with mild violence for fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
Warp Shift App Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Visually beautiful puzzles center on escape story.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Life Goes On: Done to Death Game Poster Image
age 10+
Morbid, challenging, cartoony puzzle game has mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Tiny Barbarian DX Game Poster Image
age 10+
Retro action heavy on nostalgia but light on substance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Star Fox Guard Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, challenging tower defense with cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Star Fox Zero Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Space shooter fun, but has mild violence, clunky controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Lego Dimensions Midway Arcade Level Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion is a retro trip in game history through Lego lens.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Wondershot Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Play grows stale fast in fun, mildly violent action game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Samorost 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exploration-heavy adventure game with tough puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Hyrule Warriors: Legends Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent yet violent action with lots of extra content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying finale wraps up Fairyland saga with heart, tears.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2016)
Portal Knights Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Addictive sandbox crafting adventure with RPG elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Hour of the Bees Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween finds herself and her roots in gripping magical tale.
By Lindsay Eagar
(2016)
Lumberjanes, Vol 1: Beware the Kitten Holy Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky, action-packed camp adventures promote girl power.
By Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters
(2015)

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