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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Forza Motorsport 3 Game Poster Image
Extraordinarily good racing game -- but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
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Wii Fit Game Poster Image
Exercise is a blast on the Wii Balance Board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
(2008)
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The Beatles: Rock Band Game Poster Image
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
(2009)
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Braid Game Poster Image
Brilliant time-shifting platform game about love lost.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2008)
(2008)
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Final Fantasy XII Game Poster Image
A fantasy RPG masterpiece for PlayStation 2 fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
(2006)
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Guitar Hero 5 Game Poster Image
Fresh, fun music game sequel with edgy lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
(2009)
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Rock Band 2 Game Poster Image
A great sequel, but you might want the game only.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
(2008)
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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Game Poster Image
Extraordinarily fun, cinematic, Indy Jones-type adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
(2009)
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Batman: Arkham Asylum Game Poster Image
Dark yet thrilling action game based on the Caped Crusader.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
(2009)
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The Sims 3 Game Poster Image
Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
(2009)
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