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Super Bomberman R Game Poster Image
age 11+
Multiplayer action big on explosions, light on content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Shadwen Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Pretty yet generic action-stealth with minimal violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Stories: The Path of Destinies Game Poster Image
age 11+
Generic action game with bright visuals doesn't stand out.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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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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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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Calvino Noir Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Atmospheric film noir ruined by characters, iffy controls.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Game Poster Image
age 11+
Short, enjoyable journey of heroes grudgingly fighting evil.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Axiom Verge Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Side-scroller with mild blood revels in old-school action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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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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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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Knack Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun action/adventure for kids has lots of cartoon violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(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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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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Rise of the Guardians Game Poster Image
age 11+
Santa wields sword in combat-heavy, RPG-like action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Dust: An Elysian Tale Game Poster Image
age 11+
Pretty side-scroller has mild but frequent violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Kinect Star Wars Game Poster Image
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age 11+
For sci-fi fans it's fun and physical but inconsistent.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Trine 2 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous sidescroller with some violence, tough platforming.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest Game Poster Image
age 11+
Mildly violent action game keeps kids moving.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
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Generator Rex: Agent of Providence Game Poster Image
age 11+
Actioner based on cartoon has a good message, some violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Bastion Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun action RPG has mild violence and a memorable narrator.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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