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Owlboy Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Retro adventure homage, but tame violence, bland play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Rain World Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Lost potential in an obtuse, coy adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Detective Pikachu Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fresh Pokémon perspective perfect for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2018)
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Pillar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Confusing puzzler based on personality types misses mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
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Pikuniku Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Short, cute puzzle adventure with positive themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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Knights and Bikes Game Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful co-op trip through a child's imagination.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Broken Age Act 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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Hack 'n' Slash Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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King's Quest Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Lego Dimensions Ghostbusters Story Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Bustin' ghosts (and blocks) makes kids feel good.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Game Poster Image
age 10+
Enjoyable yet short, tedious, puzzle-heavy VR adventure.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2017)
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Masters of Anima Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Lighthearted fantasy game summons fun while saving world.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! Game Poster Image
age 10+
Funky fueled reboot that's a little more fad than fresh.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Papo & Yo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
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Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
A sci-fi tale of mystery … and walking. Lots of walking.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Full Throttle Remastered Game Poster Image
age 12+
Classic adventure gets new paint job, keeps old issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2017)
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Outer Wilds Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Learn from your mistakes in time-twisted sci-fi adventure.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Game Poster Image
age 13+
Courtroom drama is more than a guilty pleasure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2017)
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The Hunger Games Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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