Game Reviews

Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Operencia: The Stolen Sun Game Poster Image
age 13+
First-person fantasy adventure has light splashes of blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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My Hero One’s Justice 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Deep, fun anime brawler builds on previous game in series.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Roundguard Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever pinball-esque puzzler has a bit of mild combat.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Windows
(2020)
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The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross App Poster Image
age 13+
Gorgeous action tale filled with fan service and repetition.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Langrisser I & II Game Poster Image
age 13+
Player choice and complex gameplay define this series.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Game Poster Image
age 8+
Spin-off remake is cute, but easy and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Lego Legacy: Heroes Unboxed App Poster Image
age 8+
Strategic adventure grind wrapped in Lego slapstick fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun but flawed cartoon brawler based on anime series.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Imaginative but violent anime adventure has some swearing.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Glitch Techs TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Likable gaming-inspired show promotes diversity, teamwork.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Rune Factory 4 Special Game Poster Image
age 13+
Farming and monster fighting combine for fantasy fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Monster Chords: Fun with Music App Poster Image
age 8+
Monster confusion and ads; not a great way to learn guitar.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Zombies 2 TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet sequel promotes inclusion, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Disney Channel
(2020)
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Locke & Key TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspense abounds in creepy graphic novel adaptation.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Last Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Musically inspired romcom has big heart; language, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Might & Magic: Chess Royale App Poster Image
age 13+
Tactical fantasy game throws players in the deep end.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Echoes Between Us Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teens haunted by more than ghosts in contrived romance.
By Katie McGarry
(2020)
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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD Game Poster Image
age 13+
Entertaining Western-themed action against strange outlaws.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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The Conference of the Birds:  Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fifth in creepy series delivers chills and suspense.
By Ransom Riggs
(2020)
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