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The Top Video Games For Kids and Teens – Holidays 2022

The Top Video Games For Kids and Teens - Holidays 2022

The holidays are coming fast, and if you are like some of us, you do not have a clue what to get those kids on your shopping list. You know one thing for sure. They love video games. You would be hard-pressed to find a kid or a teenager that doesn’t love video games. But what do you buy? We are here to help. We have composed a list of the top-selling online video games for kids, teens and adults for the holiday season.

The first thing you need to know is what kind of game system they are playing with. Some of the biggest are:

  • PlayStation 4
  • Playstation 5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series
  • Xbox – X|S
  • PC (computer)
  • Nintendo DS
  • Nintendo Switch

Once you have determined the game system they use, you are ready to look at games. Be sure to check the ratings on the games you purchase. They are clearly marked with the rating and description of the game. Some games are designed for teens and adults. By checking the ratings, you can be sure the game is age-appropriate. So, let’s start our count with the video games for kids.

Top video games for kids

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Animal Crossing New Horizon is an adorable game that has been a big hit since it came out in 2020. On a deserted island, help kids build their own community. Find tools, fish, play, and get to know others in the community.

Disneyland Adventures

Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S

Disneyland Adventures is the next best thing to a Disneyland vacation. Visit 18 iconic attractions. Lock and unlock items. Meet all the Disney characters and even get their autograph. This game guarantees hours of fun from “The happiest place on Earth!”

Mario Party Superstars

Platform: Nintendo Switch

This is a great game because it is a bunch of games! Mario Party Superstars has 5 boards from Mario Party games for the Nintendo 64. There are also 100 minigames from the Mario Party series. There is something for every kid on your list.

Pokémon Shining Pearl

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Players return to the Sinnoh region and begin a journey to become a Champion of the league. Pokémon Shining Pearl game is a remake of the original classic, with newly added features. Characters build a secret base and explore the Grand Underground, where they can dig up items.

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Super Mario 3D World is a game that can be played solo or with friends. Each character in the game has their own style. Collect green stars, power up, and climb through multiple courses. This game is faster than the last. Don’t forget to visit Lake Lapcat in the feline world.

Also, we have made a list of 5 Mario games that got badly underappreciated here. Check on them.

Top games for teens and young adults

It Takes Two

Platform: MS Windows, Playstation 4. Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox X/S

Released in March 2021, this is one of the hottest games of the season.

Cody and May are a divorcing couple turned into dolls in a fantasy world. They face a lot of challenges as they make their way back to normal. Dr. Hakim, a love doctor, tries to help them put their relationship back together in a crazy and mixed-up world. This game is a lot of fun, and it is flying off the shelves.

Far Cry 6

Platform: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Dani Rojas is a guerilla fighter on the island of Yara. As war is waged against El Presidenté Anton Castillo (the island’s dictator), Rojas finds himself in a massive and very detailed world. This is a high-budget game and not one to be missed. If you are a fan of the Far Cry series, you will find Far Cry 6 is a must-have.

Battlefield 2042

Platform: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Okay, Battlefield V was a letdown, but they have made up for it with Battlefield 2042. This multi-player online game has all the action you would expect in a first-person shooting game. The game is set in the 2040s. Tensions between nations reach a breaking point when satellites crash to the Earth, causing major blackouts. Finally, all-out war breaks out.

Forza Horizon 5

Platform: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

If you are a racing fan and you enjoy the Forza series, you will find Forza Horizon 5 the best one yet. The new game is set in Mexico, and the landscape has everything from beaches to volcanos and everything in between. The game has great graphics and a weather system that adds levels of difficulty to the game. This is a must-have for 2022.

There are plenty of great games available for the holidays. The ones on our list are reviewed and deemed winners. Time is short, so order yours soon if you want them in time for Christmas.

Happy gaming! ;-)


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