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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (Video Game) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Violent and boring -- not much to roar about.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance
(2006)
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The Golden Compass Game Poster Image
age 10+
Game falls short of both the film and the book.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2007)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (DS) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mostly combat, though some emphasis on reading.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
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Magician's Quest Mysterious Times Game Poster Image
age 10+
Real time used in wizard sim; shows consequences of gossip.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzles meet strategy in fun fantasy for older kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Game Poster Image
age 10+
Solid role-playing game is creative and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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Disney Universe Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Good multiplayer co-op has a surprising amount of violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Centipede: Infestation Game Poster Image
age 10+
Arcade shooter in which you take down waves of mutated bugs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Game Poster Image
age 10+
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Monkey Tales: The Castle of Draconian Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun adventure game uses 5th grade math in gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler similar to Professor Layton but with mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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The Tiny Bang Story Game Poster Image
age 10+
One of the most original (and hard) seek-and-find puzzlers.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Drawn: Trail of Shadows Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Touch My Katamari Game Poster Image
age 10+
More sticky-ball rolling fun, but nothing new.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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Kid Icarus: Uprising Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frenetic action with constant but mild fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Brave: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Wreckateer Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Kinect physics puzzler makes razing castles a hoot.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Game Poster Image
age 10+
Disney characters star in fight-filled role-playing game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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