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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – The Master Trials Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion shifts focus from puzzles to challenging combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2017)
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Ever Oasis Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Entertaining game fuses adventuring with city building.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Birthdays the Beginning Game Poster Image
age 10+
Entertaining, simplified sim looks at the evolution of life.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Yooka-Laylee Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro-style 3D tale's charms overcome wonky camera issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Fish Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Mermaid tries to escape captivity in gorgeous graphic novel.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2017)
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Ghosts 'n' Goblins Mobile App Poster Image
age 10+
Frustrating portable version of a tough arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Trove Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Free-to-play adventure fosters creativity, lacks guidance.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Frogkisser! Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Bold princess gets a silly nickname in fun questing tale.
By Garth Nix
(2017)
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vast adventure with some combat rewards logical thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2017)
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Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Game Poster Image
age 10+
Remastered Disney-focused tales, movie have mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Star Wars: Force Arena App Poster Image
age 10+
Deep yet simplified card battler has widespread appeal.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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The Battle of Hackham Heath: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More excitement and battle violence as series hits stride.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
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World of Winx TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Body-image concerns continue in Winx Club follow-up.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Latest "catch 'em all" games bring new features to series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Robinson: The Journey Game Poster Image
age 10+
VR adventure is impressive but a bit short on gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Impyrium Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Epic, magical fantasy like a "Game of Thrones" for tweens.
By Henry H. Neff
(2016)
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World of Final Fantasy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amazing RPG with mild violence, realistic relationships.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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Bound Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Abstract game on sensitive ideas takes leaps, falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
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An Author's Odyssey: The Land of Stories, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, space aliens, mummies add to mishmash mayhem.
By Chris Colfer
(2016)
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