Game Reviews

New Gods: Nezha Reborn Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Fantasy violence in excellent Chinese 3D-animated movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Muse Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen comes into power in suspenseful alternative history.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2021)
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Oddworld: Soulstorm Game Poster Image
age 13+
Side-scroller provocative despite bugs, stiff controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows
(2021)
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Bones of a Saint Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Resourceful teen faces gang in exciting coming-of-age tale.
By Grant Farley
(2021)
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Days of the Bagnold Summer Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Tender British comedy about a mismatched mother and son.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Chronicle of Innsmouth: Mountains of Madness Game Poster Image
age 13+
Retro Lovecraft adventure's scariest parts are its flaws.
Platforms: Windows
(2021)
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Girls with Rebel Souls: Girls with Sharp Sticks, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Feminist thriller has smart messages but few thrills.
By Suzanne Young
(2021)
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Flow Weaver Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical VR escape room is a short but satisfying challenge.
Platforms: Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift
(2021)
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Bombay Rose Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Slow but gorgeous animated romance has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Punky Brewster (2021) TV Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky kid grows up in more mature classic sitcom reboot.
Network: Peacock
(2021)
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Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection Game Poster Image
age 12+
Knightly reboot tests the mettle of even hard-core gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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Curse of the Dead Gods Game Poster Image
age 13+
Violent, bloody dungeon crawling adventure breaks the mold.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2021)
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The Desolations of Devil's Acre: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series finale ramps up intense action and fantasy violence.
By Ransom Riggs
(2021)
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Fallen Legion: Revenants Game Poster Image
age 13+
Story-focused tactical battler hampered by tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2021)
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Hero U: Rogue to Redemption Game Poster Image
age 12+
Magic school adventure's slow pacing pays off in great game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2021)
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Trowbridge Road Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heavy family tale of AIDS, mental illness, abuse in 1983.
By Marcella Pixley
(2020)
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Gods Will Fall Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Success in battling gods in adventure left up to chance.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2021)
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Max Cloud Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Violence, some language in fun sci-fi action comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Gone to the Woods Book Poster Image
age 13+
Author's harrowing memoir shows how kindness saved him.
By Gary Paulsen
(2021)
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Cult classic love letter to old-school beat-'em-ups returns.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2021)
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