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Growtopia Game Poster Image
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age 11+
2D online crafting game tempts kids to spend lots of money.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Super Mario Maker 2 Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, accessible editing tools expose kids to game design.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Super Mario Maker Game Poster Image
age 6+
Extraordinarily fun game-maker for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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LBX: Little Battlers eXperience Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Windward Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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This War of Mine Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 17+
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mediocre action platformer tied to the animated show.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Ben 10 Omniverse 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Monster High: 13 Wishes Game Poster Image
age 8+
Subpar platformer will appeal only to brand's loyal fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Wipeout: Create & Crash Game Poster Image
age 10+
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Pokémon X/Pokémon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Saints Row IV Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Over-the-top alien bloodfest for mature audiences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun side-scrolling adventure captures spirit of TV show.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Transformers Rescue Bots: Race to the Rescue Game Poster Image
age 6+
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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