Video game – ‘Pokemon Legends: Arceus’

Players familiar with the many previous titles in one of the most popular — and family-friendly — franchises in gaming history will find an interesting variation on its theme in “Pokemon Legends: Arceus” (Nintendo).

Video game: ‘Jurassic World Evolution 2’

An addition to the vastly profitable dangerous dinosaurs franchise that began with Michael Crichton’s 1990 novel, “Jurassic World Evolution 2” (Frontier), like its 2020 predecessor, offers players the opportunity to create successful theme parks.

Video game: ‘Humankind’

“Humankind” (Sega) offers a new perspective on the 4X genre of empire-building games by allowing players to blend a wide variety of historical cultures into a unique civilization.