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Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations Game Poster Image
age 16+
Expansion is light on content, lays groundwork for future.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Contra Rogue Corps Game Poster Image
age 16+
Bloody twin-stick shooter appeals only to franchise fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Swashbuckle TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids battle pirates in goofy, slapstick game show.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2013)
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Age of Wonders: Planetfall Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great strategy goes sci-fi with complex yet familiar entry.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Jet's Bot Builder: Robot Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Build robots and more in challenging space puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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Left Alive Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Frustrating stealth shooter with intense, bloody violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Robocar Poli TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Kind rescue vehicles teach kids about community safety.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Robot Whimsy App Poster Image
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age 4+
Unique story, great graphics; may miss target age.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Pirata and Capitano TV Poster Image
age 4+
Seafaring friends learn teamwork through adventures.
Network: Kids Central
(2018)
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Zoe (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Slow-moving sci-fi love story falls flat; some sex, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Detroit: Become Human Game Poster Image
age 16+
Choose your story in mature sci-fi tale of society, morals.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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How to Code a Sandcastle Book Poster Image
age 4+
Solid coding lessons fill fun tale of girl and her robot.
By Josh Funk
(2018)
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Blade Runner 2049 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Mature sci-fi sequel is almost as good as the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Rob the Robot TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Energetic preschool series teaches simple concepts in space.
Network: Online
(2017)
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Zap Zap Kindergarten Math App Poster Image
age 4+
Silly, fun math games are best for practicing skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Game Poster Image
age 16+
Quirky, violent, mature adventure fun despite gory content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2017)
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Rusty Rivets TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Young inventors inspire curiosity about STEM concepts.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
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The Silver Case Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Remastered mature visual novel presents a fascinating mess.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Archaeologist - Deep Blue for Kids App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, easy search for shipwreck artifacts goes a bit adrift.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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How This Book Was Made Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious look at writing a book -- with pirates and tigers!
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
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