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Pikmin 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun and colorful strategy/puzzle game is a Wii U must-have.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Defense Grid 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Disney Infinity: Star Wars Starter Pack (3.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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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Endless Space Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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Symphony Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun arcade space shooter set to your own music collection.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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Borderlands 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Co-op, sci-fi 1st-person shooter rains blood and body parts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Poster Image
age 18+
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Gazillionaire! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Midway Arcade Origins Game Poster Image
age 13+
Travel back in time with collection of fun '80s games.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Dead Space 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bloody, gory sci-fi action sequel, now with co-op support.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Gears of War: Judgment Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody sci-fi shoot 'em up is laced with profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(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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FTL: Faster Than Light Game Poster Image
age 11+
Innovative space strategy game rewards thoughtful play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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