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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody but magically remarkable RPG for mature gamers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Under the Empyrean Sky: The Heartland Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Thought-provoking, dystopian eco-adventure great for boys.
By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody dungeon crawler pits abused boy against crazed mom.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent sci-fi "greatest hits" bundle loaded with features.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 18+
Great but very violent action game has sex, strong language.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Shepherd's Crown: Tiffany Aching Adventures, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Final Discworld novel hits the mark with rich fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
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The Creeping Shadow: Lockwood & Co., Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Consistently great ghost series keeps the scares coming.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2016)
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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature shooter focuses on drug cartel conflict.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Dark Souls III: The Ringed City Game Poster Image
age 18+
Fitting end to brutal action RPG is bloody, extremely tough.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Expeditions: Viking Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature, violent tale focuses on choices for Viking clan.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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The Empty Grave: Lockwood & Co., Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Rousing finale to scary ghost series sure to satisfy fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2017)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI App Poster Image
age 11+
Steep price, but adaptation of PC classic is incredible.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Teppen App Poster Image
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age 11+
Fantastic Capcom-based card game is impossible to put down.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Thrilling third Indy actioner focuses on hunt for grail.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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BioShock: The Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature, philosophy-focused shooters have bloody violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Tom Clancy's The Division Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent shooter-adventure with lots of bullet-fueled action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Technobabylon Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Dark cyberthriller poses serious moral questions.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Battlefield 1 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Epic violent shooter packs huge emotional punch of warfare.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Tom Clancy's The Division 2 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Save the nation's capital in stunning, bloody, great sequel.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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