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NBA 2K19 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Basketball sim boosts content, but old issues still remain.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Wildcard: Warcross, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emika steers cyberpunk thriller duology to exciting finish.
By Marie Lu
(2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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A Wizard's Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Chaotic fairy tale has dated stereotypes and messages.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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NBA Live 19 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Street ball is great, but court play still shoots airballs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fighting game that's more flash (and flesh) than substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Dance of Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Remnant Chronicles spin-off high in romance and adventure.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2018)
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The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Some weapons, peril in engaging fairy tale adventure.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Messenger Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Entertaining, tough adventure pays homage to classic games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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The King's Bird Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Beautifully fluid platform jumper with artistic flair.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Zion TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Exceptional short docu tells teen's story of perseverance.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Nightblood: The Frostblood Saga, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lovers' quarrels stifle this dark fantasy finale.
By Elly Blake
(2018)
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Shenmue I & II Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Classic franchise returns with retro tale of revenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Phantom Doctrine Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Deep strategy, engaging Cold War spy tale will hook players.
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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Wonderland : Little Mermaid App Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful under-the-sea playscape with glitchy controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Boxing Star App Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun arcade boxing a knockout; objectification is a low blow.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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