Video Games You Can Play With Your Kids

Video Games You Can Play With Your Kids

Everyone loves video games, but not everyone may enjoy family time. These family-friendly games are what every family needs in the hope that family time is a success.

Minecraft (Many Platforms)

Minecraft has provided many ways to play. It’s an adventure-type game that takes place on a multi-biome block world. There are mini-games and regular play so that you can have fun with your kids. The normal play has two modes, survival and creative. Survival mode lets you put your survival skills to the test. You can harvest materials, food, and battle the night away against zombies and more! If survival doesn’t sound too family oriented, there’s always creative mode where you can create anything. There are three mini-games: Battle, Tumble, and Glide. The Battle is a survival battle with weapons such as swords and bows and arrows. Tumble is hitting the bricks beneath your opponent's feet and get them to fall into lava. Glide is gliding through obstacle courses with your wings to see if you can be the fastest or get the most points! You can play Minecraft on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 & 4 and more! Parents and guardians on Common Sense Media rated this game for eight years on up.   

Super Lucky’s Tale (Xbox One)

Super Lucky’s Tale is one adorable game. Playing as Lucky, the fox you will go on some tail-spinning action adventures! There’s plenty of digging, jumping, and tail whirling fun! The plot from Microsoft is about a Fox named Lucky who teams up with his sister to recover the Book of Ages. The book has many different worlds in which you will be playing in. To retrieve the book, you must defeat the puzzling chapters to get to the evil Jinx cat who has the book. He has his “kitty litter” behind him so be sure to watch out for any mischievous cats! The game has no rating, but rest assured that this game is family-friendly for many ages. It’s also unclear if there will be multiplayer since the game is new. But taking turns will be fun as well as normal. The game can only work on a Xbox One platform.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PlayStation 4)

Back from the 90s Crash Bandicoot is alive once more! You can now play all three Crash Bandicoot games. Also, one disc has all three: Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped. Parents have rated it for ages 10 and up on Common Sense Media. It’s a classic most are familiar with and will be easier to make that decision on the rating. Crash is still the same crazy, fun, action adventure Bandicoot. A solo play that you can bounce and spin enemies out of your way. The goal is to defeat each level and hit all boxes to stop the evil Doctor Cortex from his evil doings. Even though there is no multiplayer, sharing is always free. The trilogy is only available on PlayStation 4.

LEGO® Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Many Platforms)

This LEGO game plot is on Star Wars The Force Awakens movie and continues the LEGO Star Wars saga. This game can be multiplayer or solo. Whoever plays, you get to play as one of the famous LEGO Star Wars toys. You can collect LEGO pieces along the way. Defeating villains lets, you collect different life points and LEGO pieces. By the same token as LEGO toys, you find yourself building up your creativity. You build traps, cheats, and other creative inventions to use against the dark side. Many parents of Common Sense Media rates this for pre teens as the result of particular language. If you are familiar with Star Wars, you will be familiar with the game plot and preferences. This game works on many platforms like Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Wii U, and much more!

Just Dance 2017 (Many Platforms)

Just Dance is the best dance game out there for the entire family! Take turns or compete in two-player teams to show off your moves. Just Dance is a family-friendly game. Parents and guardians should watch for the songs they play. Some may have alternative lyrics. This game does need extra equipment for your game consoles. You can learn more about the content from Ubisoft and even pre-order next years Just Dance! You can play this game on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and more! SaveSave

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