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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Game Poster Image
age 18+
Rich, epic, historical action game with very mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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The Amazing Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 13+
Web-slinging comic book adventure has some violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Terraria Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Battleship (Wii, DS, 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Less violent version of movie-based game uses strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
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LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Standard LEGO yarn with an equal mix of combat and puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Disney Infinity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Wipeout: Create & Crash Game Poster Image
age 10+
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2013)
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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Disney Infinity: The Lone Ranger Game Poster Image
age 10+
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Disney Infinity: Toy Story in Space Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sci-fi-themed adventure more about exploration than combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Play Catan Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Lego The Hobbit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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LBX: Little Battlers eXperience Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Skylanders SuperChargers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun (and expensive) fantasy action game with cartoon combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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