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The Beauty of Darkness: The Remnant Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Strong characters make this overlong finale satisfying.
By Mary E. Pearson
(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
(2016)
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The Last True Love Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Offbeat road trip tale shreds barriers of age, background.
By Brendan Kiely
(2016)
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The Great Whale Road Game Poster Image
age 14+
Ocean-centric strategy game doesn't quite hit potential.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Monster Hunter Generations Game Poster Image
age 14+
Tough, deep adventure is monstrously fun for adventure fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Hawken Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em robots, but free-to-play fun doesn't last.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
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7 Days to Die Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Clunky survival sandbox-style game with unmoderated play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Last Full Measure: Divided We Fall, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
A rousing finale for saga of a second U.S. Civil War.
By Trent Reedy
(2016)
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Alight: The Generations Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intense sci-fi saga piles on new complications.
By Scott Sigler
(2016)
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Total War: Warhammer Game Poster Image
age 14+
Difficult, violent, yet rewarding fantasy war simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action game with a great story, but also bloody gunfights.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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The Girl from Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romantic adventure features time-traveling pirates.
By Heidi Heilig
(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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Anna and the Swallow Man Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exquisite tale of Polish girl in WWII shows horrors of war.
By Gavriel Savit
(2016)
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Long-awaited martial arts sequel more brutal than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Assassin's Creed Chronicles Trilogy Pack Game Poster Image
age 14+
Trio of violent action quests misses gameplay, stealth mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2016)
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Spectre Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Fast-paced thriller is high on action, lighter on emotion.
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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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Series-finale brawler has repetitive fighting, odd controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Batman: Bad Blood Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superviolent superhero mayhem with a complex story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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