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Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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FEZ Game Poster Image
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FEZ
age 9+
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Sound Shapes Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun indie combines music, platforming, and creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition Game Poster Image
age 9+
Set of classic kids games may be more fun for older players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Paper Mario: Sticker Star Game Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky, fun Mario adventure is filled with clever concepts.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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LEGO City Undercover Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Runers Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Difficult dungeon-crawler has mild fantasy violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Spacecom Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Simple, boring 2-D space conquest weak on heroes, visuals.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Sneaky Sneaky Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Cute graphics lessen violence in puzzle-solving game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Ultimate NES Remix Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, engaging collection of retro Nintendo classics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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NES Remix Pack Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Family-friendly collection of classic Nintendo mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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Nuclear Throne Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Deep arcade-like shooter has lots of cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Ori and the Blind Forest Game Poster Image
age 9+
Brilliant, beautiful platform adventure with a lovable hero.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Titan Souls Game Poster Image
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age 9+
A series of difficult, enjoyable, addictive challenges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Windward Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Airscape: The Fall of Gravity Game Poster Image
age 9+
Octopus-out-of-water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Runbow Deluxe Edition Game Poster Image
age 9+
Colorfully chaotic party game expanded with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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Extreme Exorcism Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Spooky platformer with clever haunt feature gets repetitive.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Chibi-Robo! Zip-Lash Game Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky platformer with mild violence won't be to all tastes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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