Best games: Our Recommendations for Families

Got a houseful of gamers? Our editors help you choose the best PC games, plus games for the Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, and many other platforms. Our "best games" lists are full of challenging, fun, and age-appropriate picks.
These top picks can quell conflict and build teamwork.
Step into others' shoes with these great games.
Get involved in issues that affect communities around the world.
Help kids put themselves in the shoes of others.
Fabulous gaming picks for the 12 and older set.
Which Xbox One games are good for kids?
These great picks make all the right moves.
Come face to face with famed men and women of history.
Explore environmental interconnectivity.
Painting products perfect for the next Picasso.
Delve into the delightful details of diverse cultures.
Terrific digital tools to get kids healthy.
Hands-on hits for crafty kids.
Stats standouts that far exceed the average.
Walk many, many miles in someone else's shoes.
Forgetful kids? These games may help.
Join in the gaming experience with your kids.
Offer kids excitement without the violence.
For car and truck fans of all ages.
Find magic, adventure, heroes, and heroines in these fun kids' games.