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Mario Kart 7 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
A few innovations, but mostly the same (really fun) racer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Nintendogs + Cats Game Poster Image
age 7+
Super pet sim adds cats, 3D, and other new features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Super Mario 3D Land Game Poster Image
age 7+
Newest Mario game continues the platforming magic.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun platformer rewards perseverance, offers good co-op play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Donkey Kong Country Returns Game Poster Image
age 8+
Highly enjoyable new spin on a classic, now with co-op.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Skylanders Giants Game Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting action adventure with toys scanned into game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(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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Tomodachi Life Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Pokemon Alpha Sapphire/Pokemon Omega Ruby Game Poster Image
age 8+
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Game Poster Image
age 9+
Explore all four movies' worlds, with unique LEGO humor.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Sonic Generations Game Poster Image
age 9+
Play as Sonic of past or today in whiz-bang action romp.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Game Poster Image
age 9+
Light scares, clever puzzles make for a fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
Extraordinary remake of a classic adventure -- now for 3DS.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Cars 2: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Star Fox 64 3D Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cartoonish space shooter a faithful remake of N64 classic.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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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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