Technology can quickly eat into family time if it becomes a solitary pursuit for children. When it comes to gaming there’s loads of fun to be had as a family
Top tips for Family Gaming
- Try to keep games consoles in shared areas like the lounge, when the xbox moves to a childs bedroom not only is it difficult to know what’s going on but the social aspect of gaming is easily lost.
- Find games suitable for everyone in the family, below is a list of games that can be enjoyed by all ages.
- Limit time screen time, whether that is on an iPad, laptop, TV or games console.
- Encourage children to contribute some pocket money to family games, this will give them a sense of achievement when they receive it.
Roosterbank’s Favourite Family Games
Nintendo Land is a mini-game compilation featuring themed games with favourite Nintendo characters such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Zelda and many more. The mini-games are short and quick so perfect for keeing attention. Family play is encouraged as up to five players can compete. It’snot the latest release which is reflected in the discounted price.
Some Dad’s never would have seen themeselves competitively busting moves in their own living room, well that’s until Just Dance came onto the scene. Ever since, people of all ages have embraced this hit game which features last years biggest tunes and a few power ballads thrown in for the adults.
All footy mad children await the arrival of the lastest FIFA to see what’s new and how much better Messi and Ronaldo are in the game than everyone else, just like real life then? This seasons FIFA is packed with new features which bring it one step closer to being almost like watching real football. The demo (free download) gives a taste of the game and well worth checking out before purchasing the full version.
There are loads of updated versions of this crazy racing game (Mario Kart 8 is the latest) which are brilliant fun for adults and kids. Races last between 5 and 15 minutes which keeps everyone engaged and familiar faces add fun to the races. The concept has stayed the same over the last 8 games so we recommend finding an older version on Amazon.
All these games are available for children to save for in the Roosterbank shop. Roosterbank is the best place for children to mange their pocket money and free for families to join.