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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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The House of Hades: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
By Rick Riordan
(2013)
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Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Poster Image
age 13+
Avengers TV follow-up is violent but thrilling fare.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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Iron Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fewer playboy antics, but still plenty of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Rayman Legends Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful, frantic side-scroller with cartoony violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Super Buddies Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Popular puppies turn into superheroes, with mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Saints Row IV Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Over-the-top alien bloodfest for mature audiences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Beware the Batman TV Poster Image
age 11+
Dark, violent CGI series is best for mature tweens.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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The Last of Us Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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LEGO Batman: The Movie -- DC Superheroes Unite Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Lighthearted superhero action is fun -- but big toy ad.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
age 15+
DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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The Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Bale's final Batman is as gritty and dark as the first two.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed series reboot has lots to offer Spidey fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Arrow TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Drinking, deaths in dark superhero tale beloved by teens.
Network: CW
(2012)
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The Avengers Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Heroes work together in explosive comic-book adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Excellent lessons from Mister Rogers' next generation.
Network: PBS Kids
(2012)
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Chimpanzee Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Chimp "adoption" documentary has some scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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