Kids these days are so into technology and gadgets that they spend more time indoors than outdoors. In some areas, parents also prefer to keep their brood at home than be out on the streets, parks and playgrounds where danger lurks. This is why the proliferation of video games had become a norm among households. If you own an Xbox One, finding games that will appeal to your young kids’ minds must be foremost on your mind. To aid you on this endeavor, here are the latest 7 Funtastic Xbox One Games for Kids.
The bestselling game is now available on Xbox One. Minecraft aims to improve kids creativity in exploration albeit on a virtual platform. Here, kids can create houses with all the works, plant gardens, dig for gemstones, tame pets, play with others, and other skill-building activities. They can also challenge siblings or friends to make the game more fun in a non-violent way.
2. Skylanders Superchargers
Let your kids bring their toys to life with the Skylanders Superchargers. Think about having real small plastic figures, place them on the Portal, and voila! These toys appear in the video game you are playing on the Xbox One. Kids can pilot their SuperChargers on land, under the sea and above the sky to stop the evil Kaos. Definitely, this is a game of tactics and the concept of good vs. evil. An Amazon starter pack includes a videogame, a Portal of Power, 2 small plastic SuperChargers, 1 SuperChargers vehicle, and a collection poster.
3. Rayman Legends
Think Super Mario, only more fun and challenging—and that’s Rayman Legends for the new generation of super gamers. The highest rated “platformer” is a 4-player cooperative gameplay wherein kids move their characters sideways across the big screen to jump, dodge hazards and avoid falling into holes, as well as evade enemy attacks. One can even play online with other challengers. This game is great not just for kids but for the whole family to enjoy.
4. Zoo Tycoon
Want to instill love for all things animals to your kid? This Zoo Tycoon game is up for grabs. This one is a reactive gameplay that allows players (up to 4) to adopt zoo animals, take care of them via fun activities like playtime, feeding and baths. Kids can build, design and manage their own zoo. They can also adopt and release animals back to the wild.
5. PVZ: Garden Warfare
The Plant vs. Zombies mobile app you so love have finally moved to console gaming. The PVZ: Garden Warfare allows one to blast zombies, evil plants and monstrous characters in a humorous way. Here, kids can personalize characters with fun hats, wardrobe, sunglasses, and other unique items. This game, however, required Xbox Live Gold and Wi-Fi or internet connection. Definitely one of the best Xbox One games for kids and the whole family to enjoy.
6. Lego Marvel Superheroes 2016
The Lego Marvel Superheroes 2016 brings awesome video gaming experiences to a whole new level. Combining the fun of LEGO and Marvel Super Heroes like Wolverine, Captain America, the Hulk, Spiderman, Black Widow, Loki, Deadpool and many more, it allows your kids to solve fun puzzles. Simply collect coins and Lego objects to solve those puzzles and progress the story line.
7. Just Dance 2016
Are your kids into dancing and music? Then, the Just Dance 2016 is definitely a great find. This requires the Kinect Sensor or a downloadable free app on a smartphone to be used as a controller. Simply let them select a song either singlehandedly or as a troop, and follow the screen movements for fun dancing experience.
This list of fun-tastic games barely scratches the surface of the Xbox One Games for Kids this 2016. Allow your kids to choose what they want but make sure that it’s appropriate to their age. In all these, the idea is to make them happy and entertained without sacrificing their safety and security.