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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Game Poster Image
age 15+
Brillantly constructed fighting, but with brutal attacks.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Batman: Arkham Asylum Game Poster Image
age 15+
Dark yet thrilling action game based on the Caped Crusader.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Batman: Arkham City Game Poster Image
age 15+
While dark and violent, this superhero game is intriguing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Game Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting Indiana Jones-like action with lots of violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Poster Image
age 15+
Vast and violent RPG filled with moral choice and ambiguity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Orcs Must Die! Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Kinect Sesame Street TV Game Poster Image
age 3+
Excellent example of educational interactive television.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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The Sims 3 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
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Overlord II Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Deliciously evil fantasy game is loaded with humor.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Scene It? Bright Lights, Big Screen Game Poster Image
age 15+
Great party game's film clips appropriate for teens and up.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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MAG Game Poster Image
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MAG
age 15+
Ambitious, online-only military shooter with 256 players.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
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Def Jam Rapstar Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Rap music experience has iffy lyrics and videos.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
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EA Sports MMA Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Challenging fight game that can also be brutal.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
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Tropico 4 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
City building game offers tyrannical options.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
age 15+
DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
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Destiny Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Beautiful space epic is less violent than other shooters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes Game Poster Image
age 15+
Realistic-looking detective adventure has mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Destiny: House of Wolves Game Poster Image
age 15+
Expansion has familiar sci-fi battles, new maps, missions.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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