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Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fabulous active games -- think Wii Fit for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Grow Home Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Everything Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Ambitious game experience helps you relax, expand your mind.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 11+
Hearty collection of remastered series adventures.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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NCAA Football 05 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
A good all-around game for kids and families.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2004)
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Peanuts: It's the Big Game, Charlie Brown! Game Poster Image
age 6+
Simple baseball sim wrapped up in fun adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
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Backyard Basketball 2007 Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun way to crash the boards with pros as kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2007)
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Backyard Football 2008 Game Poster Image
age 6+
Simple controls let wee fans onto Wii gridiron.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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All Star Cheer Squad Game Poster Image
age 6+
The best cheerleading game, can use Wii Balance Board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
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Madden NFL 10 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Excellent football game for players of all ages, skills.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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MotoGP 09/10 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun motorcycle racing simulation requires practice to win.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
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Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fast-paced mini-game madness, now with camping theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Happy Action Theater Game Poster Image
age 6+
Hodgepodge of physical Kinect games makes families giggle.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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FTL: Faster Than Light Game Poster Image
age 11+
Innovative space strategy game rewards thoughtful play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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NHL 14 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
This year's fun hockey sim shows a more aggressive game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Resogun Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Simple arcade shooter with light sci-fi violence, no blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
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Anomaly Defenders Game Poster Image
age 11+
Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Space Run Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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