Top Websites for Teens: Gaming and Virtual Worlds

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Wooz World

Woozworld Free Social MMO Game
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Woozworld is a MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game) designed for tweens and teens ages 8 to 14, which allows users to create their own avatars, set up virtual spaces, create businesses and participate in quests. Woozworld lets tweens and teens express themselves creatively with their avatars and other accessories they choose to craft their virtual world, in a safe online environment.

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Movie Star Planet

Movie Star Planet for Android Apps
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MovieStarPlanet is a social online playground, designed for kids ages 8 to 15, where all players are movie stars. Users earn currency within the game to buy costumes, animations and other pieces for their movie. The company says while MovieStarPlanet is primarily about having fun, the game was developed with an educational purpose, in cooperation with leading educational authorities. The movie star characters earn Fame and StarCoins (the currency of MovieStarPlanet) when other users watch their movies.

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HABBO

Habbo Hotel screenshot - MMOGames.com
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Habbo Hotel is one of the largest online community and social game sites for teenagers with over 200 million registered characters to date. Habbo Hotels offer communities in 11 different languages, where teens can explore their creative side by building games to challenge their friends or by decorating their rooms and dressing up their avatars to reflect their personal style and values.

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Minecraft

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition
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Minecraft, the open world video game that uses blocks to build everything has become a worldwide phenomenon. Tweens and teens love the flexibility and adaptability of the game, which encourages creative thinking and strategy, resource gathering, crafting, and combat. It's won numerous awards and is one of the best-selling PC games of all time. It can be addictive, and since it's open-ended, players can potentially spend hours digging and mining.

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Runesworld

Runes World Map of Avalon
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Teens and tweens, especially boys, will be fascinated by this role-playing game. But parents should look over their shoulders and see what's really going on. Is the player slaying dragons or other humans? It is possible to play this fascinating game without the murder and mayhem, so RuneScape gets a cautionary yellow for "know your kid."

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