Video games have always been a big part on my family’s holiday gift lists. I wouldn’t be surprised if most of your teens wanted video games for the holiday also. Here are some great games that will make great gifts for your teens this holiday season. Make sure to check out Video Games and Gear for Teens and Tweens for 2015 for the newest games for teens!
1. Child of Light – This game is beautiful to look at, yet is a sad story. This is a role-playing game where you visit a fairy tale land with good and evil creatures. Rated E 10+ Available on the PlayStation 3, 4 and Vita and Windows download.
2. Hyrule Warriors – Great new video game for Legend of Zelda fans. Fight as Link, Zelda, Impa and Midna and listen to the familiar sounds and music of Zelda. Rated Teen and available for the Wii U.
3. Just Dance 2015 – Another year, another 40 new songs, and new features. Still one of my favorite ways to exercise. Rated E 10+. Available for Xbox One and 360, PlayStation 4 and 3 and Nintendo Wii and Wii U.
4. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham – Batman, and the superheroes from DC comics, join forces to stop Brainiac from destroying the world. More than 150 characters, surprising disguises and a variety of challenges. Rated E 10+. Available for PS4, 3 and Vita, Xbox One and 360, Nintendo Wii U and 3Ds and PC download.
5. LEGO The Hobbit – Another great Lego game inspired by the first two movies of the Hobbit trilogy. Explore middle earth and visit locations from the film. Play as your favorite character and go on treasure quests and learn to use the power of the one ring. Rated E 10+. Available for PS4, 3 and Vita, Xbox One and 360, Nintendo Wii U and 3Ds and PC download.
6. Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies – A museum curator hires you to assist with the most anticipated event of the year, but artifacts from the exhibit are mysteriously disappearing. Uncover the truth and recover the missing artifacts from the Labyrinth of Lies! Rated E 10+. Available for Windows/Mac.
7. NBA Live 15 – A much improved version over last year. Rated E. Available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
8. Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney – How can you resist this crossover adventure of two top video game slueths. The two join forces to investigate the city of Labyrinthia, and by solving puzzles, prove your clients innocence. Rated Teen. Available for the Nintendo 3DS.
9. Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth – After a collapse of modern society, the human race focuses their resources on space travel to create a new beginning for mankind. Players will lead the people to newly discovered frontiers and create civilizations. You will explore, colonize, research, build and make critical decisions. Rated E 10+ and available for the PC/Mac.
10. Super Smash Bros. – The biggest roster of Nintendo all-stars ever assembled, including your favorite characters and many new faces. One of the best reviewed games for the holidays. Rated E 10+ and available for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS.
I hope you found some great video games to get your teens for holiday gifts.