Shrek Video Game
There are so many kids video games out there, it’s hard to know where to begin when looking to buy. Sometimes, one only needs to look as far as popular animated movie characters, as they all seem to end up in video game form sooner or later. Shrek is a very popular animated movie franchise by Dreamworks, and has several video games on the market on various consoles.
One family-friendly Shrek video game is Shrek the Third, based on the movie of the same title and can be found on almost every popular gaming platform, including the handheld gaming systems. It is an adventure and puzzle-solving kid's video game and sure to be a family favorite. There are 6 multi-player mini-games that are sure to keep the kids battling it out long after the levels are beaten.
Other great Shrek video game titles include Shrek, Shrek 2, Shrek: Reekin’ Havoc, Shrek 2: Team Action, Shrek Super Slam, Shrek Smash n’ Crash Racing, Shreak: Ogres and Donkeys, and the newest game, Shrek’s Carnival Craze. Shrek’s Carnival Craze has some nice ratings and kids and adults alike will enjoy the 28 mini-games and competing against Prince Charming to be King or Queen of the carnival! It is available so far on PS2, Wii, and Nintendo DS.
If you are looking for free online games, there are even a few of those around the Web with a Shrek theme! A Google search will find you Shoots Ladders, Shrek n’ Slide, Shrek Shreds, a Shrek jigsaw puzzle game, and a Shrek Burp game. You don’t have to go very far at all to find addicting games, and really, nothing is better than finding free games!
Another family-friendly video game is Cooking Mama. Available on the Wii, DS, and even the iPod Touch/iPhone, you can cook up some virtual treats, but make sure your technique is sharp, or you will lose points! Invite a friend or family member to play against you and whip up the best food in the shortest time. Other fun games for kids include the classic Kirby, Lego Batman, and Star Wars games. Any of these games is sure to please the kids on your list!