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The Sinking City Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Creepy horror-focused story has bloody, disturbing imagery.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Shining Resonance Refrain Game Poster Image
age 13+
Huge adventure has slow intro but develops into grand tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Sonic Mania Plus Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Sea of Thieves Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Pirate sim promotes teamwork but has unmonitored chat.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Subnautica Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous, challenging, atmospheric underwater thriller.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Nantucket Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Slow-paced strategy requires patience, luck for success.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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InnerSpace Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Pretty exploration game restrained by subtle, aimless play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of simple games for young Pixar fans.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Short, repetitive platformer barely amuses in small bursts.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(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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Narcosis Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Short but enjoyable, surreal underwater adventure.
Platforms: Oculus Rift, Windows, Xbox One
(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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Everything Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Ambitious game experience helps you relax, expand your mind.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas Game Poster Image
age 10+
Unoriginal but still fun adventure is homage to Zelda games.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Song of the Deep Collector's Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Underwater tale with heart, depth slightly sunk by controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Euclidean Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Frustratingly hard, fortunately short descent into madness.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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SOMA Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Frightening, mature, challenging underwater adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Panoramical Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Psychedelic mix of landscapes, music is quite memorable.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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