This is the kid-friendly 2008 Christmas shopping guide to buying that special young one the perfect video game. Sports games this year are a hit! Many sports games are suitable for all ages and this list is not going to forget them.
Tiger Woods 2009
Tiger Woods 2009 never fails to impress gamers of all ages. Rated E for Everyone, and also the top choice for sports games. The new added features of this game are astounding from last year’s version 2008. Features of 2009: Performance Coach, Swing Calibration, Online Multi-player, and of course new golfers and courses to play on. We recommend ages 8+ due to the depth of information involved.
Rating: 10/10 Difficulty: 5/10
Platforms: PS3, PS2, PSP, Xbox360, Wii
FIFA Soccer 2009
Fifa Soccer 2009 returns again this year with improved visual enhancements and heightened gameplay. Rated E for Everyone, and comes in a second place for video game choice due to a higher difficulty rating. New features for 2009 include: Custom Team Tactics, Create your own player, 10 vs. 10 online play, Improved AI, and customized controllers. This year’s addition has stunned many of us with its new features. All Christmas shopping should include FIFA Soccer 2009.
Rating: 9/10 Difficulty: 6/10
Platforms: PS3, PS2, PSP, Xbox360, Wii, PC
Madden 2009 has shocked many gamers this year for. Kid friendly video games hits the turf with this powerhouse. Rated E for Everyone, and comes in 3rd place due to its unfriendly Camera Angles, Controls, and Interface. Although some of these have put up a fuss for many gamers it doesn’t fall short with anything else. Madden 2009 is unrivaled in the football video game sector. New features for 2009 include: Family Mode Play, New Play calling structure, Big Hits, and Sideline Coach.
Rating: 8/10 Difficulty: 6/10
Platforms: PS3, PS2, PSP, Xbox360, Xbox, DS, Wii
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga has returned once again. The LEGO series has never let any gamer down in its history of video games. Unbelievable Controls, Sounds, Storyline, Replay ability, and Game Length will keep all gamers happy. When I first played this game I was able to go right off the bat. This is not a game that needs a pre-manual reading. Pick up and go is what has made this game one of a kind in the LEGO series. Recommended ages are 10+. Online two-player co-op lets you join up with a friend and take the force by its horns.
Rating: 10/10 Difficulty: 3/10
Platforms: PS3, Xbox360, DS, Wii
LEGO Batman will take gamers into the eyes of Bruce Wayne. Within the game players will get to meet many of the characters in the well known movie series Batman. Joker, The Penguin, Robin, and Batman will all be a part of the story. Recommended ages are 10+ for all gamers. This is a kid friendly video game. A premier character and story line puts the gamer with simplistic controls into one of the best games this year.
Rating: 9/10 Difficulty: 4/10
Platforms: PS3, PS2, Xbox360, DS, Wii, PC
NHL 2009 strikes again as one of the best sports games this year. Recommended ages for this game are 10+. New Features for 2009: Be a pro, online hockey league, Check Hard and Fight, New Defensive Skill Stick, Upgraded Controls. NHL has unrivaled replay ability to any other sports game. To all kids out there who enjoy being in the spotlight this one is for you. Being able to earn trophies and get rankings from the coach as you play. Enjoy this to pick up and go with many friends or go online and play solo among the ranks.
Rating: 9/10 Difficulty: 6/10
Platforms: PS3, PS2, Xbox360, PC