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Tales to Enjoy: The Ugly Duckling Game Poster Image
age 4+
There's no hidden swan in this weak mini-game collection.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Monsters University Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun movie-based game with overly wide skill ranges.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2013)
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BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Game Poster Image
age 6+
Think outside the box with this charming, fun puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(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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Starseed Pilgrim Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Coy puzzler will wrinkle your brain and curiosity.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Color Guardians Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Novelty, interest wane quickly in colorful arcade game.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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Ninja Senki DX Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Challenging retro action with mild violence, short levels.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2016)
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Owlboy Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Retro adventure homage, but tame violence, bland play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Rain World Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Lost potential in an obtuse, coy adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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PaRappa the Rapper Remastered Game Poster Image
age 7+
Classic rhythm game returns, with minor improvements.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Human: Fall Flat Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Bumbling puzzler excels at inspiring laughs, frustration.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Detective Pikachu Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fresh Pokémon perspective perfect for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2018)
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UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Game Poster Image
age 7+
Colorful adventure for young kids is simple, repetitive.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Game Poster Image
age 7+
Make Mario adventures in palm of your hand.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle Game Poster Image
age 8+
Well-made sliding puzzle stuck with repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Lost Orbit Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Dodge your way to safety in this galactic adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat Game Poster Image
age 8+
Design, race, and battle game fun but tricky to master.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Pillar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Confusing puzzler based on personality types misses mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
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A Boy and His Blob (2016) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, teamwork, and hugs.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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