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Prison Architect Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Deep prison simulation with violence, blood, sex, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Sims 2 Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Even more realistic, but not for kids and tweens.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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The Sims 2 University Game Poster Image
age 16+
Sims game is short on class time, but addictive.
Platforms: Windows
(2005)
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The Sims 2: Open for Business Game Poster Image
age 16+
Teens can be the boss in this OK installment.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
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The Sims 2: Free Time Game Poster Image
age 16+
After years of toil, Sims finally get to kick back
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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The Sims 3: Late Night Game Poster Image
age 16+
Add-on pack skews older with nightlife and hook-ups.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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The Sims Life Stories Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun but flawed story-based people simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
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The Movies Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Creative, but lots of bad behavior -- teens-up.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
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The Sims 3 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
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The Sims 3: Ambitions Game Poster Image
age 15+
Expansion lets players dive into Sims’ professional lives.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Green Day: Rock Band Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun but stagnant music game has songs with iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
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Papers, Please Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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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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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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Flight Simulator X Game Poster Image
age 14+
The latest Flight Simulator game is the best yet.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
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The Sims 2 Pets Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cuddly but unsubstantial Sims 2 add-on.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance
(2006)
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Guitar Hero: Metallica Game Poster Image
age 13+
Heavy metal music with edgy lyrics comes to rhythm sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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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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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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SimCity 4 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
City building sim offers great entertainment & education.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
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