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Total War: Rome II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Card Hunter Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V Game Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Space Run Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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NHL 13 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fast, fun, and realistic hockey game shoots and scores.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Play Catan Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Hearthstone Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Popular card game shuffles fun with amusing turn-based play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2014)
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MLB 2K13 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Mediocre baseball game resembles last year's title.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Mario Tennis Open Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple game for all ages is best played with others.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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London 2012 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Average Olympics sim might get kids off the couch.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Madden NFL 13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
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NBA 2K13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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NBA Live 15 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Hoops sim makes upgrades but still needs more time in gym.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
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Max and the Magic Marker Game Poster Image
age 7+
Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
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