Game Reviews

Dinosaur Island Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uneven time-travel adventure has peril, mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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My Pet Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
A boy, an unusual pet, and an evil military that threatens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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Animal Armageddon TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fascinating, sometimes intense tour of Earth's history.
Network: Animal Planet
(2009)
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Dinosaur King TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Card-game-based anime has too many fierce battles.
Network: CW
(2007)
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Dinosaur Zoo App Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun interactive encyclopedia app on prehistoric creatures.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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The Rise and Fall of T-Rex Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Brief, poorly edited docu has some violent images.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Walking with Dinosaurs Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Top-notch education (and entertainment) for dino fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, diverse tween dino adventure has some scary moments.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Jurassic World Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Reboot is fun but scarier, more violent than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Paper Girls, Volume 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Female newsies face aliens in fun sci-fi adventure.
By Brian K. Vaughan
(2015)
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Paper Girls, Volume 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed sci-fi about growing up and growing older.
By Brian K. Vaughan
(2016)
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Intense dino sequel has scary, jump-worthy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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PixARK Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Creative sandbox game hampered by heavy focus on survival.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Age of Wonders: Planetfall – Invasions Game Poster Image
age 13+
Sci-fi strategy gets expanded in lots of fun, unique ways.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Sparticl Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 13+
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Monster Hunter Rise Game Poster Image
age 13+
Combat-focused adventure "rises" as a must-have experience.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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