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Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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Disney Infinity 3.0: Marvel Battlegrounds Game Poster Image
age 11+
Basic brawler encourages kids to buy more Infinity toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Blood Alloy: Reborn Game Poster Image
age 11+
Action-heavy sci-fi game feels incomplete at best.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Destiny: The Taken King Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent sci-fi shooter expansion has intense firefights.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Destiny: House of Wolves Game Poster Image
age 15+
Expansion has familiar sci-fi battles, new maps, missions.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Project Root Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Addictive but slightly flawed arcade shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
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Helldivers Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Very tough, old-school sci-fi shooter with flawed gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Game Poster Image
age 11+
Pirate-themed adventure with mild violence is great for all.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes Game Poster Image
age 15+
Realistic-looking detective adventure has mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Destiny Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Beautiful space epic is less violent than other shooters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Tales of Xillia 2 Game Poster Image
age 15+
Complex but fun, action-packed RPG stresses player choice.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
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Freedom Planet Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Actioner feels like Sonic homage, but play falls short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2014)
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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Game Poster Image
age 15+
Bawdy, coarse fighter packs fantasy-enhanced punches.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Game Poster Image
age 15+
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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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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Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
age 15+
DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(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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