All Reviews

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Fire and Ice) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
Day of the Tentacle Remastered Game Poster Image
age 13+
Wacky adventure has cartoonish violence, annoying puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Path of Exile: Ascendancy Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody role-playing expansion tests patience, reflexes.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Hero Quest Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy's animated odyssey has lots of action, suspense, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Hyrule Warriors: Legends Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent yet violent action with lots of extra content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Jacky Ha-Ha Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Warm, funny tale of middle school joker finding her groove.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
 
April and the Extraordinary World Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French steampunk tale for kids mixes science, adventure.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Disney Magic Kingdoms App Poster Image
age 11+
Initially appealing pay-or-wait sim. Your money? Let it go.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2016)
Lumino City App Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Stunning visuals and tough puzzles delight and challenge.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Apps for Windows
(2016)
Lipa Theater: Story Maker App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Create and record stories in cute digital puppet theater.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Into the Dim Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Girl visits 12th-century England in clever time-travel tale.
By Janet B. Taylor
(2016)
Assassin's Creed Identity App Poster Image
age 18+
Gory RPG entry into the series marred by awful controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Rebel of the Sands Book Poster Image
age 12+
Wild West meets Arabian Nights in exciting fantasy kickoff.
By Alwyn Hamilton
(2016)
Pee-Wee's Big Holiday Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Zany, kid-friendly adventure welcomes old fans and new ones.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade TV Poster Image
age 6+
Springtime fun and laughs from friendly prehistoric herd.
Network: Fox
(2016)
Ironcast Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Steampunk strategy is challenging fun from start to end.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Alekhine's Gun Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Buggy violent action not quite ready for prime time.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying finale wraps up Fairyland saga with heart, tears.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2016)
Warhammer: Arcane Magic Game Poster Image
age 11+
Not-so-magical combat card game is all show, no substance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
The Girl from Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romantic adventure features time-traveling pirates.
By Heidi Heilig
(2016)

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