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The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creative take on quest tale marred by hurried storytelling.
By Wade Albert White
(2016)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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Titanfall 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, fast-paced play shown in popular sci-fi shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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RIGS Mechanized Combat League VR Game Poster Image
age 12+
Good sci-fi "sports" shooter sparks a few rough tech issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Tumble VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Smart physics-based puzzler stuck with wonky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Battlezone Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced VR tank combat doesn't have lots of depth.
Platforms: PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Rusty Rivets TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Young inventors inspire curiosity about STEM concepts.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
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100ft Robot Golf Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Quirky robot VR golf bogeys more than it lands on the green.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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The Silver Case Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Remastered mature visual novel presents a fascinating mess.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Atlas Reactor Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi strategy brings new tactics to multiplayer matches.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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DK Eyewitness Books Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great reference books on many topics for young readers.
By Juliette Clutton-Brock
(2014)
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Fuzzy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Satire of school surveillance hits the mark.
By Tom Angleberger, Paul Dellinger
(2016)
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Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Game Poster Image
age 8+
Sonic and friends' newest adventure moves at its own speed.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Rive Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Hard, fast-paced space shooter both tests, mocks skills.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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ReCore Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi action has strong female lead, loads of tech issues.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander Game Poster Image
age 10+
Old-school strategy has too much unexplored potential.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Shiny Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Nonviolent rescue game lacks polish, responsive controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Livelock Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Arcade game with lots of fast-paced robot destruction.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Paths & Portals: Secret Coders, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Programs and plot get more complex in clever installment.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2016)
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