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My boys LOVE video games! Anytime they can earn gaming time they are all in. As a mom, I struggle to find video games that are fun for their ages but also not violent. I’ve scoured around and reached out to some video game makers and I am so thrilled that there are options for nonviolent video games for teens and tweens. Take a look and save this list we’ll be adding to our list of nonviolent video games yearround. If you’re a video game maker with a nonviolent video game you want on this list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just Dance 2018
Whether you’re a party starter, a dancer in the making, or a seasoned pro, get ready to turn up the volume and unleash your inner dancer with Just Dance 2018! Dance to 40 of the hottest tracks, including “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars, “Side to Side” by Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj, “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, “Swish Swish” by Katy Perry ft. Nicki Minaj, “Naughty Girl” by Beyoncé and many more!
As with the previous installments of the franchise, players must mimic the on-screen dancer’s choreography to a chosen song using either motion controllers, including the game’s associated mobile app on a smartphone. A new “Super” judgment was added between “Good” and “Perfect”. The “Dance Lab” mode features medleys of choreography representing different professions and animals, while a new “Kids Mode” was designed to provide a gameplay experience and choreography tailored towards younger players.
Use this link to buy the Just Dance 2018 game on Amazon for about $40.
Steep – Road to the Olympics
Ride a massive open world of the Alps and Alaska, where the powder is always fresh and the run never ends. Defy and master the world’s most epic mountains with skis, wingsuit, snowboard, and paraglider. Go solo or drop in side by side with other players. Record and share the most insane stunts ever captured. Dare your friends to try out your custom lines, then challenge the world to beat your best tricks and relive your most epic wipeouts.
Steep is an extreme sports game set in an open world environment of the Alps and Denali, which can be explored freely by the players. The game can be played from either a first-person or third-person perspective, which can be switched instantly at players’ will. The game also utilizes the GoPro camera during races. The four main activities available in the game include skiing, wingsuit flying, snowboarding and paragliding. Players can switch between these activities by using the game’s menu wheel.
Use this link to buy the Steep – Road to the Olympics game on Amazon for about $30.
The official World Rally Championship video game, coming this fall for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. It ushers in the latest cars, teams and drivers, along with more challenging dynamics and all the official WRC tracks. Take on the dirt, bumps and camber changes with the most authentic WRC game to date.
Use this link to buy the WRC 7 game on Amazon for about $45.
Firefighters – The Simulation
Players experience the exciting work of the professional fire company, surviving realistic missions extinguishing house fires, neutralizing hazardous substances and search and rescue.
Use this link to buy the Firefighters – The Simulation game on Amazon for about $30.
Professional Farmer 2017 Gold Edition
Enjoy the life of a farmer! Drive tractors, cultivate fields, take care of animals and market your produce!
Use this link to buy the Professional Farmer 2017 Gold Edition game on Amazon for about $30.
Forestry 2017 – The Simulation
This game takes you to the forest! Take over the tasks of a professional lumberjack and enjoy working in the woods in 1st and 3rd person mode!
Use this link to buy the Forestry 2017 – The Simulation game on Amazon for about $18.
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Gamevice Mobile Controller
The Gamevice is a portable controller that fits in your pocket and allows you to turn iPhone or Android phones and tablets into a portable gaming console. Gamevice features the same triggers, buttons, and joysticks as home consoles and supports more than 1,000 games including Minecraft. The Gamevice controller offers high-end features including: no latency, rubberized analog sticks, lightning cable pass through, an eight-way analog D-pad and a lightweight / ergonomic form that puts the console experience in the palm of player’s hands. Gamevice also brings these precise controls and comfortable design to users of devices outside of games including drones, robots, toy cars, and more.
Use this link to buy the Gamevice Mobile Controller on Amazon for about $99.