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Mass Effect 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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The Universe Versus Alex Woods Book Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
By Gavin Extence
(2013)
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent sci-fi "greatest hits" bundle loaded with features.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature action game reboot updates, improves play.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Game Poster Image
age 15+
Get hooked on a feeling with Marvel's space-age superheroes.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Injustice 2 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Great, deep DC comic brawler avoids sequel Kryponite.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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Warframe: The Jovian Concord Game Poster Image
age 15+
Update to free-to-play action shooter adds beauty, gore.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Outer Worlds Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Mature, bloody adventure gives choices, few consequences.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Game Poster Image
age 15+
Pilot huge robots in complex, destructive adventure.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Slaughterhouse-Five Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vonnegut's time-travel classic makes strong anti-war case.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
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Alien Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Dated but still extremely scary. Not for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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The Matrix Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, but many teens will be able to handle it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 25 Years of Absolute Pleasure Music Poster Image
age 15+
Racy cult film music still delights free thinkers.
By Various Artists
(2000)
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Borderlands 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Co-op, sci-fi 1st-person shooter rains blood and body parts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Poster Image
age 18+
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Dead Space 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bloody, gory sci-fi action sequel, now with co-op support.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Gears of War: Judgment Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody sci-fi shoot 'em up is laced with profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2013)
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Defiance TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Smart sci-fi with its own video game, ethical messages.
Network: Syfy
(2013)
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