Best Holiday Video Games for Kids

Based on personal reviews and reading, the Nintendo Wii is a hit for the whole family. Controls for the console are fairly simple, so anyone can learn in a matter of minutes how to play almost any game for the system. With four remotes and a plasma or LCD television (not required, but necessary for extreme fun), everyone is sure to have a blast! The Wii system comes with one remote and Wii Sports, a video game that will ensure that you get a piece of the action when you purchase the system. On Wii Sports, you will find games like bowling, baseball, tennis, boxing and golf.

Mario Kart (Wii) is one of the best rated video games of all time for the Nintendo . One, two, three, or four players is optional. On line racing, team racing, solo racing, battles, time trials, and tournaments, both online and offline, are a few of the features that make this game fun and entertaining for everyone.

(Wii) Sports Resort is one of the latest games out, making its debut at the end of July, and is another great family game for kids of all ages. This is a game that anyone and everyone can enjoy. This game comes with the new Wii MotionPlus, a module that is to be connected to your Wii remote for additional motion controls. The title of the game makes it obvious.-you play 12 different sports around a tropical resort. This video game is a newer, better version of the original Wii Sports game (that comes with the system when you purchase it new). A list of the games on Wii Sports Resort include swordplay, wake boarding, frisbee, archery, basket ball, table tennis, golf, bowling, power cruising, canoeing, cycling, and air sports. within each sport lies different sub-games that you can play, and some of the games require a nun-chuck which is sold separately.

Need For Speed Nitro(Wii) is a brand new Wii video game that is not expected to be released until November 17th, 2009, but many people are pre-ordering on-line and in local retail stores. Based on video trailers, this video game is proclaimed by the makers of the Need For Speed video games as the next generation of racing for the Nintendo Wii platform

Excitebots: Trick Racing (Wii) is a racing game where the driver earns stars by crashing into it’s opponents and catching big air, and you can’t forget about “tree runs”, an additional way to earn stars. Earn new tracks, new vehicles, and new paint schemes.

New Super Mario Bros. (Wii) appears to be another amazing video game that will be the latest addition to the series of Mario Bros. games for the Nintendo Wii. The new 2D platformer is being compared to the retro “Mario Bros. 3” produced for the original Nintendo Entertainment System. The multiplayer co-op video game makes its’ debut on November 15th, 2009.

The Beatles: Rock Band (Wii) came out at the beginning of September and has a 9.0 review from Gamespot. This addition to the Rock Band series allows three singers, whereas the original version of Rock Band only allowed one vocalist.