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.

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Best Video Games of the Year: 2021

Check out which video games our editors are raving about.

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Games with LGBTQ+ Characters

Explore games with LGBTQ+ characters across PCs and consoles.

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Best Xbox Series X/S Games for Kids

The best games for Microsoft's gaming consoles.

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Best PS5 Games for Kids

The standout games for this Sony console.

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New Teen Video Games 2021

These are the games that teens will be looking for this year.

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New Kids' Video Games 2021

These are the new games your little ones will want for this year.

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New Kids' Video Games 2020

Kid-friendly new releases for Switch, PS4, and more.

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New Teen Video Games 2020

The latest games for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and more.

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No-Console-Needed Games for Family Fun

These fun multiplayer games need only a phone or computer.

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Games for Kids That Allow Them to Socialize from a Distance

Online multiplayer games for kids to hang out in virtually.

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Common Sense Selections: Video Games

Explore the latest list of inspiring and entertaining video games.

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Nintendo Switch Games for Family Fun

Multiplayer games and co-playing favorites for Switch gamers.

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PS4 Games for Family Fun

These PlayStation titles are great for groups of all ages.

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Apple Arcade Games for Family Fun

Fun multiplayer games for iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs.

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Best Games on Google Stadia

Enjoy titles on Google's gaming platform for free during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Teen Video Games from 2019

Look back at the games teens loved in 2019.

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Kids' Video Games from 2019

Revisit your favorite kid-friendly games from the past.

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The Best Kids' Video Games of the Decade (2010–2019)

The top 10 games from the past 10 years.

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Best Apple Arcade Games

Spend some time with these top Arcade games -- no quarters required!

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Dora the Explorer Movies, Games, and More

Play, sing, and learn with kids' favorite bilingual explorer.