Best Video Games of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for Teens

Looking for the best video games for your teens? We've got the last 10 years covered. Our editors have handpicked the top video games for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, DS, and more with an eye toward memorable, age-appropriate gameplay. Ready, set, play!

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Extraordinarily good racing game -- but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
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Exercise is a blast on the Wii Balance Board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
 
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Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Brilliant time-shifting platform game about love lost.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2008)
 
A fantasy RPG masterpiece for PlayStation 2 fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
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Fresh, fun music game sequel with edgy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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A great sequel, but you might want the game only.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
 
Extraordinarily fun, cinematic, Indy Jones-type adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
 
Dark yet thrilling action game based on the Caped Crusader.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)
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Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)

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