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DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun but shallow adventure tied to the "Dragons" movies.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine Game Poster Image
age 15+
Intriguing but uneven game about telling stories and lies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier Game Poster Image
age 16+
Good story marred by choices that lead nowhere.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Game Poster Image
age 18+
Macabre mature whodunit where nothing is as it seems.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2017)
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Doki Doki Literature Club! Game Poster Image
age 16+
Disturbing, violent story with odd twists, mature content.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2017)
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Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Game Poster Image
age 16+
Mature, emotional tale emphasizes story over puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature point-and-click tale focused on choice, consequences.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Danganronpa 1-2 Reload Game Poster Image
age 18+
High school is a killer in grisly, mature murder mysteries.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Conan Exiles Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Barbaric adventure fails to live up to its potential.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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Virginia Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Moody mystery that's an intriguing fun ride.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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The Assembly Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Good story, use of VR, but mediocre, short adventure.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Oxenfree Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy adventure on deserted isle is engaging yet mysterious.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Flame in the Flood Game Poster Image
age 10+
Difficult survival adventure has steep learning curve.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Rituals Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Shelter 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Poetic but flawed, confused game falls short of potential.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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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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A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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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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PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond Game Poster Image
age 8+
Theme park sequel emphasizes friendship, has mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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