10 best games to play with family
Now that you can't leave the house, knowing what to do to spend time with your family is important. For that, check out our list of the best series to do marathon or the best Japanese anime.
If you prefer, read on to see all best games to play with the family and see the descriptions (and links) of all of them.
1. Rocket League
We started our list with Rocket League, certainly one of the best games to play with friends on the PC and that can be considered, also one of the best competitive games.
In it, you – and the people you're playing with – control a car in a football arena. The objective, quite simple, is to score goals against the enemy team using the cars to guide the ball!
2. Overcooked 1 and 2
Among the best games to play with the family, we have Overcooked, an excellent indie game for PC, being the first game from the company that developed it.
In it, you control a chef and must, with the help of the people who are playing with you, manage the preparation and delivery of the dishes. Prepare, cook and serve your customers before their patience runs out. It has two editions and dozens of levels that promise to challenge your cooperative skills!
3. Children of Morta
One of the best games to play in pairs on the PC, Children of Morta is an action game with several roguelike elements, released in 2019. It features incredible arts, many even drawn by hand. It is certainly possible to print beautiful scenarios.
In it, you are a member of the Bergson family, who realized Corruption in your world and decided to take action to defeat it. Control several different characters with unique abilities, including a mage, an archer and a monk. To check out one of the best local co-op games for PC, follow the link.
4. Tricky Towers
Tricky Towers, one of the best games to play with the family, is a physics-based tower building game. It uses block stacking as the core mechanic and was launched in 2016 for computers and the PlayStation Plus.
In the game, you are a wizard who uses spells to stack blocks and build a stable tower. Whoever makes the tower higher and more stable, wins. To check out this game very similar to Tetris (but with glaring differences), go to Steam or the official website.
5. Party Golf
Anyone who likes to play golf will like Party Golf, a competitive game for up to eight players. It combines simple 2D physics, a procedurally generated world and a trillion different gameplay combinations.
It is a different game of golf, in which players are running against each other trying to get their ball into the hole first. You can customize the rules in many ways. Visit the official website or buy through Steam.
Another of the best games to play with the family is one of the most fun racing games out there, SpeedRunners. In it, up to four people can play at the same time.
It's a frantic race against each other, and it's one of the best options for anyone looking to record games. Make use of several improvements to put your opponents back, push them off the screen and more! It is available through Steam.
7. TowerFall: Ascension
TowerFall: Ascension is among the best multiplayer games of all time, which allows up to four people to play at the same time. It is available on all major platforms.
In it, you can play in mission mode, with a limit of two players, or play battles, in which whoever is playing will definitely have a lot of fun fighting against each other. Go to Steam to buy.
8. Stardew Valley
You may not have local co-op, but Stardew Valley, one of the best simulation games for PC, deserves a place on the list of the best games to play with the family. It is possible to play with up to four people at the same time in online multiplayer mode!
In it, you inherited your grandfather's farm. The objective is quite simple: restore the farm and its home to its former glory, using the few resources it starts with to make major improvements. In multiplayer, everyone helps each other in this goal. Buy through the link.
9. Castle Crashers
A 2D indie style game, Castle Crashers was originally released in 2008 for Xbox 360 and in 2012 for the PC. It allows up to four people to play together, both locally and online.
In it, you must protect your kingdom, save the princess and destroy some castles, besides being able to have fun with more than 25 characters, 40 weapons, arena mode where you are each one for yourself, insane mode and much more. Go to Steam to see more and buy.
Finally, we have Brawlhalla, which is among the best free games to pass the time. It is the only one on our list that is completely free, being available for multiple platforms and allowing players from any of them to play together.
It allows up to eight people to play together, either in casual mode, in ranked matches or in private rooms for your friends. It has many different game modes, such as Capture the Flag. See more on the official website.
So, what did you think of our list of the best games to play with the family?
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