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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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Detroit: Become Human Game Poster Image
age 16+
Choose your story in mature sci-fi tale of society, morals.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Little Nightmares Game Poster Image
age 13+
Platformer with anti-greed message, creepy vibe, violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2017)
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Life Is Strange Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Adventure focuses on power, consequences of second chances.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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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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Slender: The Arrival Game Poster Image
age 18+
Terrifyingly spooky indie game delivers blood-free horror.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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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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Assassin's Creed: Revelations Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody adventure game with visceral violence, online play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sports-themed party game is active, educational, and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2009)
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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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Carnival Games Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Collection of all-ages, midway-themed mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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Mario Party 8 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Still a good kids' party game, now Wii fun!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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