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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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NHL 14 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
This year's fun hockey sim shows a more aggressive game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Total War: Rome II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Game Poster Image
age 14+
Rebooted fantasy adventure MMOG with combat and mild blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
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Terraria Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Power Rangers Super Samurai Game Poster Image
age 11+
Kids mimic fighting on Kinect; filled with fantasy violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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FTL: Faster Than Light Game Poster Image
age 11+
Innovative space strategy game rewards thoughtful play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Planet Crashers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Enjoyable role-playing game encourages the use of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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DiRT Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Offroad racing and bumper-busting fun with no consequences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Battleship Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lackluster action game with some tactical elements.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Armored Core V Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Run 'n' gun in mechanized suit; primarily for existing fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V Game Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Spore Game Poster Image
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age 11+
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
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Wizard 101 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Magical adventure where kids learn to become wizards.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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flOw Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Beautifu, unique game about microorganism survival.
Platforms: Mac, PSP, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2006)
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