Game Reviews

Victories Greater Than Death: Unstoppable, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Awesome space opera offers action and laughs.
By Charlie Jane Anders
(2021)
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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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Night in Paradise Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Bloody gangster film revels in ruthless violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Thunder Force Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Language, violence, big laughs in diverse superhero comedy.
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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Outriders Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, mature shooter/adventure is a fresh space tale.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(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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Lost in the Never Woods Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping Peter Pan retell shines light on trauma, recovery.
By Aiden Thomas
(2021)
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Tina TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Language, graphic tales of abuse in powerful documentary.
Network: HBO
(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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Love Is a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 13+
Charming story of teen trying on new identities.
By Renée Watson
(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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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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The Black Church TV Poster Image
age 13+
Brilliant docu reveals role of the Black church in America.
Network: PBS
(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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