Superhero Games

Want to know something that's great about video games? They're a fun way to live out your dreams about being a superhero and saving the day without any of the possible hazards. That means that you can defeat evil villains, save innocent civilians in danger, and stop alien invasions, all from the safety of your couch. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a list of our favorite superhero games -- sure to entertain kids who adore men and women in capes and tights. Looking for more action? Check out our list of the Best Action Games for Kids, and if things are getting a bit intense, make sure you look at our list of Nonviolent Video Games.

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Chroma Squad

age 8+

Comical, mildly violent take on fake fantasy TV production.

Platforms: Mac, Windows (2015)
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LEGO Batman: The Videogame

age 8+

A fun -- albeit predictable -- cartoon adventure.

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Ben 10 Omniverse 2

age 10+

TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.

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LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

age 10+

Vast world, fun superhero characters that finally talk!

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Lego DC Super-Villains

age 10+

Sometimes the best good guys for the job are the bad guys.

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Lego Marvel Collection

age 10+

"Marvel"-ous collection of amusing, funny superhero action.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One (2019)
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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

age 10+

Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2

age 10+

Epic Lego-Marvel team-up that spans all of space, time.

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Lego The Incredibles

age 10+

Lego take on Pixar's superhero family is a blast to play.

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The Lego Movie 2 Videogame

age 10+

Everything is awesome in this master building movie tie-in.

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Marvel Super Hero Squad

age 10+

Loads of fighting with heroes but has funny, spoofy vibe.

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Megamind: Ultimate Showdown

age 10+

Game starts where movie ends; jammed with sci-fi fighting.

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (2010)
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OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes

age 10+

Fun adaptation of action-packed kids' cartoon.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One (2018)
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Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure

age 10+

Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows (2013)
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SpeedRunners

age 10+

Fast-paced superhero action very fun, has cartoon violence.

Platforms: Mac, Windows (2016)
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X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse

age 11+

Game gives fans something to cheer about.

Platforms: Xbox (2005)
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The Incredible Hulk Ultimate Destruction

age 12+

Wide-open world to destroy is a real smash.

Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox (2005)
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2

age 12+

Exciting action game where superheroes join forces.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

age 12+

Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2018)
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The Amazing Spider-Man

age 13+

Web-slinging comic book adventure has some violence.

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