Kids' Sports Games

If your kids are into sports, the next best thing to getting outside to play them is enjoying one of our favorite sports video games. From football and baseball to golf and basketball, this list has it all.

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ESPN Sports Connection Game Poster Image
Modest collection of sports games is more fun with others.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
(2012)
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Mario Kart 8 Game Poster Image
Fun family racer lets kids upload sweet moves to YouTube.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
(2014)
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Peanuts: It's the Big Game, Charlie Brown! Game Poster Image
Simple baseball sim wrapped up in fun adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
(2007)
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Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers Game Poster Image
Fabulous baseball game promotes exercise, sportsmanship.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
(2010)
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Deca Sports Extreme Game Poster Image
Compilation of sports mini-games is fun, accessible.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
(2011)
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Kinect Sports: Season Two Game Poster Image
Active game burns calories and is fun to play in a group.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
(2011)
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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Game Poster Image
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
(2014)
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FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
(2015)
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Madden NFL 17 Game Poster Image
Top sports franchise scores touchdown with big improvements.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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Mario Hoops 3-on-3 Game Poster Image
Mario delivers another innovative sports title.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
(2006)
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Mario Sports Mix Game Poster Image
Top-notch sports compilation is good fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
(2011)
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MLB 15: The Show Game Poster Image
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
(2015)
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NBA 2K15 Game Poster Image
Stellar pro hoops franchise slam-dunks with added modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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SSX Blur Game Poster Image
Use your body to board and ski -- say Wiiii!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
(2007)
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Wii Sports Club Game Poster Image
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
(2014)
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Wii Sports Resort Game Poster Image
Best all-ages sports compilation yet -- great for groups.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
(2009)
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DualPenSports Game Poster Image
Sports game's unique two-stylus control works well.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
(2011)
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Kinect Sports Ultimate Collection Game Poster Image
Light on instructions but 13 fun sports to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
(2012)
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Sports Champions 2 Game Poster Image
Fun sports compilation promotes healthy movement.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
(2012)
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FIFA 17 Game Poster Image
Updated soccer game; improved features score dynamite goal.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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NBA 2K17 Game Poster Image
Amazing basketball sim scores with more depth, strong story.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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NHL 15 Game Poster Image
More features would improve solid but mildly violent game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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NHL 17 Game Poster Image
Fun hockey sim packs stellar ice play, body-crunching hits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 Game Poster Image
Stellar sports sim with lots of depth, smart controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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NHL 16 Game Poster Image
Despite flaws, franchise hits ice with stellar hockey sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
(2015)
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EA Sports Active 2 Game Poster Image
Good exer-gaming sequel, built for each platform.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
(2010)
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Trials Fusion Game Poster Image
Creative, social racer lets kids learn from fun, risky ride.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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The Sports Network 2 Game Poster Image
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
(2013)
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Game Poster Image
Fun remake, but unrealistically portrays injuries.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
(2012)
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