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Guitar Hero II Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rock-'n'-roll party returns, better than ever.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
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Rock Band Game Poster Image
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age 10+
A fantastic music game for the entire family.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2007)
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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Game Poster Image
age 9+
Innovative gameplay makes this Zelda soar.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
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Patapon 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rhythm/strategy sequel is as fun, quirky as the original.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
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The Beatles: Rock Band Game Poster Image
age 14+
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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LEGO Rock Band Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Simplified, no-fail Rock Band with a whimsical story.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Game Poster Image
age 11+
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Heavy Rain Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Thriller about kid killer with gore and sex is not for kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
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Super Mario Galaxy 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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Limbo Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Arresting imagery of an afterworld creates interactive art.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2018)
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Kirby's Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
age 8+
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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Pokemon Black Version/White Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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The Walking Dead: Season One Game Poster Image
age 18+
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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The Walking Dead: Season Two Game Poster Image
age 18+
Riveting zombie adventure but definitely not for kids.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Game Poster Image
age 11+
Edgier sequel still rocks the third time out.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2007)
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Rock Band 2 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
A great sequel, but you might want the game only.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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DJ Hero Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun, tricky music mash-up game with turntable controller.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver Versions Game Poster Image
age 7+
Collect & battle game uses a pedometer to get kids walking.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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Just Dance 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Better than original, but lots of suggestive songs, moves.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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