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Kinect Sesame Street TV Game Poster Image
age 3+
Excellent example of educational interactive television.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Cool School: Where Peace Rules Game Poster Image
age 5+
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Monsters University Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun movie-based game with overly wide skill ranges.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2013)
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Super Mario Maker 2 Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, accessible editing tools expose kids to game design.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The Smurfs 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Detective Pikachu Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fresh Pokémon perspective perfect for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2018)
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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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FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, 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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Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Madden NFL 25 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Milestone 25th Madden game drops the ball on innovation.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Game Poster Image
age 8+
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
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FIFA 15 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Madden NFL 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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NBA Live 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun basketball sim fouled by bugs, gameplay flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Path of Motus Game Poster Image
age 8+
Adventure tackles bullying with positivity and mild combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Madden NFL 19 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
New season of football tackles fun, improved gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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