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Game Reviews

Extant TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Twisty futuristic thriller; realistic robots a bit creepy.
Network: CBS
(2014)
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Transformers Universe Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fast-paced robot war game has privacy issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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MILA 2.0: Renegade Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fast-paced, violent sequel has android on the run, in love.
By Debra Driza
(2014)
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Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge TV Poster Image
age 9+
Design contest wows with talents, friendly competition.
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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Battle of the Beasts: House of Secrets, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series sequel stays exciting and high on action-violence.
By Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
(2014)
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Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles Book Poster Image
age 9+
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
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Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristlebots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
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The Copernicus Legacy, Book 1: The Forbidden Stone Book Poster Image
age 9+
Complex globetrotting mystery has science, history, puzzles.
By Tony Abbott
(2014)
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Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
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The Whatnot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Half-faery siblings face cosmic battle in exciting sequel.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2013)
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Lost Planet 3 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mediocre sci-fi shooter doesn't do much for the series.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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My Robot Friend App Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun puzzler with programming skills; some crude humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Iron Man: Rise of Technovore Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Animated Iron Man adventure is convoluted and violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Joshua Dread Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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The Templeton Twins Have an Idea: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wisecracking narrator hogs spotlight in funny twins tale.
By Ellis Weiner
(2012)
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(1988)
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Motorcity TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action toon offers thought-provoking content for tweens.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
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Virals: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
By Kathy Reichs
(2010)
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Robot Unicorn Attack App Poster Image
age 9+
Speed jumping game with tongue-in-cheek fantasy imagery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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