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Art Academy: Home Studio Game Poster Image
age 7+
Excellent teaching tool for aspiring artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Pokemon Art Academy Game Poster Image
age 7+
Pokemon drawing app teaches techniques; great instruction.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Knack Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun action/adventure for kids has lots of cartoon violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
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Hotel Heat Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Dance Mat Typing Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Animal-themed typing practice stuck in rote learning rut.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Mario and Donkey Kong Minis on the Move Game Poster Image
age 7+
Kids don thinking caps to play and create puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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DiRT Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Offroad racing and bumper-busting fun with no consequences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V Game Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Max and the Magic Marker Game Poster Image
age 7+
Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
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Imagine Artist Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Excellent art sim lets players' creative sides flourish.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Spore Game Poster Image
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age 11+
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
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