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Game Reviews

Alive: The Generations Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps you guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
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David Wiesner's Spot App Poster Image
age 5+
Stunning, innovative ebook best with companion guide.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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The Whispers TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Kids do very bad things in creepy, adult-oriented mystery.
Network: ABC
(2015)
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Miles from Tomorrowland: Missions App Poster Image
age 5+
Kid-friendly arcade game most fun for fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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StarDrive 2 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Turn-based strategy explores space colonization, warfare.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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It's Only Stanley Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Defenders of Time Game Poster Image
age 14+
Complex tower defense game lacks tutorial, online players.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Edge of Tomorrow Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Appealing but violent sci-fi thriller explores time, fate.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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100 Sideways Miles Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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Extant TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Twisty futuristic thriller; realistic robots a bit creepy.
Network: CBS
(2014)
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Dominion TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, sexy sci-fi with evil angels.
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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The Taking Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
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Aquarion TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Sexy, complex anime series appeals to older audience.
Network: Hulu
(2009)
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Salvage Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
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The Wil Wheaton Project TV Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi roundup series is funniest for host's fellow "geeks."
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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Metal Hurlant Chronicles TV Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi stories highlight choreographed fight scenes.
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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Dreams of Gods & Monsters: Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Too-long send-off to an otherwise fantastic fantasy trilogy.
By Laini Taylor
(2014)
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Gravity Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Conquest: The Chronicle of the Invaders, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting start to high-octane alien-invasion series.
By John Connolly, Jennifer Ridyard
(2014)
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