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Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Fire Emblem: Awakening Game Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent strategy RPG skews older because characters die.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Pokémon X/Pokémon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(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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The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Skylanders: Trap Team Game Poster Image
age 8+
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 13+
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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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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Fire Emblem Fates Game Poster Image
age 13+
Branching turn-based strategy game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits / Fleshy Souls Game Poster Image
age 10+
"Spirited" sequel to ghost-catching hit snares lots of fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Welcome amiibo Game Poster Image
age 8+
Friendly town sim gets updated with whole new way to play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic RPG adventure with some violence, mild innuendo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters Game Poster Image
age 10+
Complete sequel to Nintendo's hit ghost-catching game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Yo-Kai Watch 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Improved Yo-Kai Watch tale is the biggest and best yet.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
age 8+
Revamped adventure is fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler similar to Professor Layton but with mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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