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Top 5 family games to get this Christmas

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Looking for a great game that the whole family can play together during the holidays? We’ve got you covered.

No matter which console you prefer, there is something available right now that everyone will enjoy.

Here are our top picks for this Christmas, in no particular order.

LittleBigPlanet 3

LittleBigPlanet 3

LittleBigPlanet 3

Sackboy is back, this time with playable new friends in an all new handcrafted adventure.

In a franchise first, LittleBigPlanet 3 introduces three brand new playable characters, and Sackboy must learn to work with his new friends throughout his new adventure.

LBP3 also introduces even more layers of z-axis depth, offering limitless possibilities for User Generated Content (UGC).

Play both the Adventure mode or download any of the User Generated Levels to play with up to four family members via couch co-op.

LEGO Jurassic World

LEGO Jurassic World

LEGO Jurassic World

Following the epic storylines of all four Jurassic Park movies; LEGO Jurassic World is the first videogame where players will be able to relive and experience the films.

Reimagined in LEGO form and told in TT Games’ signature classic LEGO humour, the thrilling adventure recreates unforgettable scenes and action sequences from the films.

Wreak havoc as LEGO dinosaurs, choosing from 20 dinosaurs, including the friendly Triceratops, deadly Raptor, vicious Compy and even the mighty T. Rex – or customise your own dinosaur collection.

Play with family and friends with easy access drop-in, drop-out gameplay option.

Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits, an action-adventure sandbox video game with physical toys, open world creation and story-driven game-play.

Characters, playsets and other features are brought into the game using figurines and discs with the included Infinity Base.  

Together new heroes can join forces with characters from previous editions and embark on adventures as you explore open-world creation in the Toy Box or story-driven gameplay inside Play Sets.

Disney Infinity 3.0 describes itself as “a perfect experience for the entire family” thanks to Star Wars-themed content and virtually limitless gameplay options.

Skylanders SuperChargers

Skylanders SuperChargers

Skylanders SuperChargers

In Skylanders SuperChargers, the Skylanders must pilot their supercharged vehicles over land, under sea, and through the sky to stop Kaos.

The game delivers a dynamic, story-driven gameplay experience, filled with vehicle-based and on-foot adventure – complete with combat, puzzles, mini games, activities and platforming.

There are also 20 new vehicles toys that you can play with that feature a variety of designs and types – race cars, motorcycles, boats, tanks, helicopters, jets, submarines and more.

Every version of “Skylanders: Superchargers” will now have kart racing and online co-op for the game’s main campaign mode for added family fun.

Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart 8 brings antigravity to the world of racing, allowing you to race up vertical walls and across ceilings, introducing true three-dimensional course design.

You’ll also be able to enjoy some familiar features from more recent titles, such as aerial and submarine racing from Mario Kart 7, as well as the bikes from Mario Kart Wii.

Of course, the game also includes global multiplayer and Miiverse integration, allowing the whole family to get in on the fun – no matter where they are in the world.

These are our top 5 picks for the Christmas season that you can enjoy as a family, and remember to ensure that your consoles and games are insured so that you can continue enjoying your family game time no matter what comes your way.

This article was published in partnership with Dialdirect.

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