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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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KidzByte - Curated News for Curious Minds App Poster Image
age 14+
Pressure to buy, privacy issues, typos tarnish cool idea.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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The Meg Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of shark-movie clichés and violence, not many thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent, gripping fantasy turns "Moby Dick" upside down.
By Patrick Ness
(2018)
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Siren TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Mermaid tale is violent, suspenseful, and thrilling drama.
Network: Freeform
(2018)
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Sharknado 5: Global Swarming Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Yet another horrible sequel in tired, violent sci-fi series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Until Dawn: Rush of Blood Game Poster Image
age 18+
"On rails" VR horror shooter stuck by repetition, thin play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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PlayStation VR Worlds Game Poster Image
age 18+
Average group of short, mature action games lacks depth.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Sharknado: The 4th Awakens Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Another entry in violent, played-out sci-fi series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Monster Hunter Generations Game Poster Image
age 14+
Tough, deep adventure is monstrously fun for adventure fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Hungry Shark World App Poster Image
age 14+
Fun but bloody feeding frenzy has more screams than science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space Game Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi extermination game plagued by too many glitchy bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(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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Rare Replay Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Pirates Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Epic martial-arts tale is entertaining but violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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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Wicked Tuna: North vs. South TV Poster Image
age 14+
Fishing spin-off has lots of gritty guys, salty language.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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Cold River Cash TV Poster Image
age 14+
Eel fishing reality show stars rough characters.
Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
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