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.
Cyberchase: The Quest Game Poster Image
Learning games that are easy to find, and fun to play.
Herotopia Game Poster Image
You may not know what an MMOG is, but your kid does.
Imagine Artist Game Poster Image
Positive games that help girls explore.
Dora Puppy Game Poster Image
Downloadable puzzles, platformers, sims, and more.
Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster Game Poster Image
These games will keep kids happy, and safe.
Ratatouille Game Poster Image
Unleash imaginative play with these RPGs.
Learn Chess Game Poster Image
Distinguish your pawn from your bishop with these games.
Forza Motorsport 3 Game Poster Image
Memorable, age-appropriate gameplay at its best.
Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
Memorable, age-appropriate gameplay at its best.
Animal Genius (DS) Game Poster Image
Memorable, age-appropriate gameplay at its best.
Giggles Computer Funtime for Baby: Shapes Game Poster Image
Ease kids into the world of gaming with fun titles.
Lego Friends Game Poster Image
Imaginative play translates perfectly from toy to game.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban--PC Version Game Poster Image
Point your magic wand in this direction.
Happy Feet DS Game Poster Image
The musical games are great for parties.
Dora & Kai-Lan's Pet Shelter Game Poster Image
Teach responsibility for furry friends without the mess.
We Ski Game Poster Image
Improve coordination skills with these active games.
I Spy Castle Game Poster Image
Play detective with your young gumshoes.
Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus Game Poster Image
Check out what this iconic doll is into lately.
Little Touch: Animal Dance Game Poster Image
Critter-loving kids will purr over these picks.