Mario Kart 8
is a family-friendly racing game for the Wii U starring characters from the Super Mario universe.
follows a mute woman named Red and her talking sword—the Transistor—as they fight the robots that have taken over their city. This action role-playing game is available for the PC and PlayStation 4.
Child of Light
is a gorgeous fairy tale RPG sidescroller starring a young princess trying to save a mysterious kingdom from impending darkness. It’s available on many platforms.
is an introspective puzzle app in which the player guides a princess through a series of beautiful, ghostly buildings that she navigates by solving geometric puzzles. You can get it for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android devices.
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
is a whimsical third-person shooter featuring cartoon plants and zombies. This E10+ game (appropriate for everyone 10 and over) is available on multiple platforms.
tells the parallel stories of two teens: a boy trapped on a protective spaceship and a girl who must save her village from the monster Mog Chothra.
Octodad: Dadliest Catch
is a funny stealth game in which you play as a loving, cephalopodan father who must hide his true species from his family. It’s rated E10+ and is available on the PC, the Mac, and the PlayStation network.
is a platformer starring a paper messenger named Iota. With the player’s help, Iota travels across a dangerous landscape to deliver his message and purge the world of the mischievous Scraps. Rated E for Everyone, it’s available on the PlayStation Vita.
Just Dance 2014
(rated E10+) is a rhythm motion game featuring popular top hits and colorful graphics. It’s available on platforms that have motion sensors: PlayStation 3 and 4, Wii and Wii U, and Xbox 360 and Xbox One.