Game Reviews

Stitchers: Hack the Case App Poster Image
age 14+
Short but intriguing murder-mystery promo for TV show.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Deadly Design Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
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This Changes Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting climate-change docu encourages grassroots action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Experimenter Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Well-acted, thought-provoking drama about role of authority.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Doodle God Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Clever puzzler entertains, shocks with combined elements.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Can You Dig This? Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inspiring docu about urban gardening; some profanity, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Firewatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mystery set in wilderness is challenging, captivating.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Square Root of Summer Book Poster Image
age 14+
Physics and grief mix in sweet story of love and loss.
By Harriet Reuter Hapgood
(2016)
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The Assembly Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Good story, use of VR, but mediocre, short adventure.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Stalking Jack the Ripper Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen dissects corpses to find killer in Victorian creepfest.
By Kerri Maniscalco
(2016)
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The Ivory Game Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful docu shines light on efforts to save elephants.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Every Hidden Thing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing dino-hunting adventure has some mature content.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2016)
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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intense, stellar adaptation of classic sci-fi/fantasy novel.
By Damian Duffy
(2017)
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Gorillas in the Mist Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping biopic has violence, animals in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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The Long Journey Home Game Poster Image
age 14+
Space tale filled with challenge, choice, and consequence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Druid Peak Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Slow-paced coming-of-age tale has cursing, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Turtles All the Way Down Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking exploration of mental illness, first love.
By John Green
(2017)
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The Book of Dust, Book 1: La Belle Sauvage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nail-biting start to trilogy in His Dark Materials world.
By Philip Pullman
(2017)
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