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.
Active Life: Outdoor Challenge 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.
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.
Buzz! Junior: Jungle Party Game Poster Image
Got a detail-oriented kid? Check out these titles.
Dora's Big Birthday Adventure Game Poster Image
Fun, portable, and varied -- what makes DS games great!
Batman Justice Unbalanced Game Poster Image
Caped Crusader exploits for fans of all ages.
Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
Everyone can join in with these all-ages games.
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics Game Poster Image
Go for the gold on your own turf.
Backyard Basketball 2007 Game Poster Image
These games will be slam dunks for baller fans.
Nickelodeon Fit Game Poster Image
The top of the heap of great games for Wii families.
I Spy Castle Game Poster Image
Give your brain a puzzling workout.