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Drawn: Trail of Shadows Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Xenoblade Chronicles Game Poster Image
age 13+
Great adventure has themes best suited for teens and adults.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Game Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Child of Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Dragon Quest Builders Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative world-building game with mild cartoon violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Game Poster Image
age 10+
Disney characters star in fight-filled role-playing game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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The Last Story Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Deep, engrossing RPG with violence and teen themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Shadowrun Returns Game Poster Image
age 18+
Smart but mature strategy RPG has sex, swearing, and blood.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Game Poster Image
age 14+
Complex strategy game has captivating play, edgy content.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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Pokemon Alpha Sapphire/Pokemon Omega Ruby Game Poster Image
age 8+
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Game Poster Image
age 13+
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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VTech InnoTab Software - I Spy Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
Rhyming seek-and-find clues create clever logic puzzles.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2014)
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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