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5 great video games you can play with your kids

Why should your kids have all the fun? Grab a controller, plug in and enjoy some game time

It may have been a long time since you enjoyed a video game, but fear not! Whether the last game you played cost a quarter or you have your own gaming computer, picking up the controller should be entertaining for any skill level. Here are 5 family-friendly choices that get everyone playing — just choose the appropriate gaming system and start the fun!

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Nickelodeon Kart Racers

Nickelodeon Kart Racers is an exciting racing-style game starring many of your favorite characters from Nickelodeon cartoons. It has plenty of tracks, and you can play with up to 4 people on split-screen so everyone can get in on the fun. There's a character for everyone — from the Ninja Turtles to Spongebob — so strap in and look out for that checkered flag!

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  • Rated: E for everyone
  • Up to 4 players
  • For Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch

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Hasbro Family Fun Pack

Want to play some classic board games without the mess? Then look into the Hasbro Family Fun Pack! You can play Monopoly, Risk, Trivial Pursuit and Scrabble in their own, beautifully-rendered virtual worlds. It's 4 great board games in one package with no cleanup. You can play with up to 5 players so that everyone can roll the 3-D dice.

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  • Rated: E for everyone 10+
  • Up to 5 players
  • For Xbox One and PS4

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LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2

If you're fans of LEGOs and had fun watching The Avengers movies, check out this great, family-friendly game. LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 is the sequel to the successful first videogame, and includes over 300 familiar characters, including Iron Man, Spider-man, Rocket Racoon and even the Incredible Hulk!

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  • Rated: E for everyone 10+
  • Up to 4 players
  • For Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch

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Carnival Games

Just because you're stuck indoors doesn't mean you miss out on some carnival fun! Carnival Games brings the midway into your living room with 20 minigames, including cosmic bowling and shooting hoops, while updating things with games like drone racing. Make some fair-themed snacks, get comfy and enjoy your own local carnival!

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  • Rated: E for everyone 10+
  • Up to 4 players
  • For Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch

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Rocket League Ultimate Edition

Combining soccer and RC racing, Rocket League has turned into a phenomenon. This fast-paced game will have you and your family cheering with every ball slammed and goal scored. If you get good enough, you may even want to sign up for the biannual Rocket League Championship Series!

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  • Rated: E for everyone
  • Up to 4 players
  • For Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch

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With all these great family-friendly team games, you should be able to have plenty of fun nights filled with exciting competitions. While you're at it, you may want to upgrade your current television, so you don't miss any crazy moments!

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