Best Football Games

Do your kids like to toss the ol' pigskin around? Do they love every chance to play or watch football? When the season is done but your kid isn't, check out our favorite picks for the best football titles that will keep your kid "running back" to play again and again. If it's movie night and you're looking to score a touchdown, check out our picks for the Best Football Movies that are perfect for any athlete in the family.

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APP

Flick Kick Field Goal

age 6+

Flick your way to football victory in simple, addictive app.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2011)
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GAME

Family Fun Football

age 7+

Simple, kid-friendly football lacks polish of bigger games.

Platforms: Nintendo Wii (2009)
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GAME

Backyard Sports: Rookie Rush

age 8+

Clean, simple kids' football sim with a fun story.

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GAME

Madden NFL 17

age 8+

Top sports franchise scores touchdown with big improvements.

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GAME

Madden NFL 18

age 8+

Football series kicks off new story, multiplayer modes.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One (2017)
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GAME

Madden NFL 19

age 8+

New season of football tackles fun, improved gameplay.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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GAME

Madden NFL Football - 3DS

age 8+

Fun, feature-rich 3D football game for gamers on the go.

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS (2011)
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GAME

NCAA Football 12

age 9+

Minor adjustments keep franchise near the top of its game.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (2011)
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GAME

NCAA Football 13

age 9+

College football sim adds Heisman winners to the mix.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (2012)
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GAME

NCAA Football 14

age 9+

Very good college football sim, but similar to predecessors.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (2013)
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APP

NFL Flick Quarterback

age 8+

Simple game lets casual football fans play stress-free.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android (2011)
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GAME

NFL Street 2

age 8+

Players of all ages take their game to the street.

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox (2004)
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GAME

NCAA Football 14

age 9+

Very good college football sim, but similar to predecessors.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (2013)
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GAME

NFL Training Camp

age 12+

Aerobic exercise while you train for NFL positions.

Platforms: Nintendo Wii (2010)
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GAME

Blood Bowl II

age 13+

Brutal fantasy-football sim has surprisingly deep gameplay.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2015)
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GAME

Madden NFL Superstars

age 13+

Facebook football game -- look out for hidden fees.

Platforms: Facebook (2010)
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GAME

Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition

age 17+

Frenzied football fun on a violent, trap-filled gridiron.

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