New video games are always available these days; a new one seems to be coming out once a month. But when it comes to family games the pickings may be slim. One company that never fails to deliver in the department of family games happens to be Nintendo, and their gaming platform, the Wii, is geared more towards the younger generation of gamers and offers a wide variety of family and party type games for everyone to enjoy. While there may be a wide variety of games to choose from party games for multiple players that are entertaining and offer easy game play for kids, may be a harder reach. Nintendo again delivers solidly on this. While Nintendo offers a wide variety of games that families would enjoy there are two family friendly and entertaining games that are a must have for any family are both on the Nintendo line of games and are sure to keep families and friends entertained for hours.
Mario Kart 8
Recently released on the Wii U platform, Mario Kart 8 offers a nostalgic game play experience for older players that remember the original Mario Kart on the Nintendo 64, while still offering a unique game play experience for younger generations. While offering play for 1-4 players at a time, Mario Kart 8 also offers competitive online play. There are also 36 playable characters to choose from in game, all of which are bound to include someone’s favorites as well as colorful entertaining characters for younger kids. There are also 26 different karts to choose from in the game, which range from the typical kart style car that players are used to, to something like ATVs and motorcycles that a player can also chose from. Mario Kart 8 also sports 32 tracks to race on, 16 of which are new and 16, which are retro for the fans of the older version of this game. With so many choices this game is sure to keep families and parties entertained for hours on end.
Mario Party 10
Another recent release on the Wii U platform, Nintendo again delivers a fun and exciting game play experience dating back to the original Nintendo 64 release of the game. While still offering the same “Mario party” experience where players chose a board and compete to get to the end first, Mario Party 10 also offers a “Bowser Party” mode where there are five players instead of four. The goal of the four players is again to make it to the end of the board with one heart between them while the fifth player is actually playing against them as Bowser. The goal of the fifth player is to deplete all of the hearts of the other players. Mario Party 10 offers six playable characters for every one to choose from. Mario Party also has eleven different squares all of which cause random in game events when landed on. On top of this there are also nine different mini games for everyone to play through out the board. Mario Party 10 offers so many different games within the game itself that it would be hard to imagine any family or party becoming bored with this game.
While there are many different family and party type games on the market, Nintendo really delivers the best games for everyone to be able to play. Mario Party 10 offers so many different in game scenarios every one will be entertained for hours and Mario Kart has so many different game play options available that its definitely a must play for any family or party.