What are the best Xbox One games for kids?

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    #1Rayman Legends

    Rayman Legends
    Rayman Legends is a platforming game by Ubisoft. The game is about Rayman and Globox enter new realms by entering a collection of paintings. Players can also play as the Teensies and princesses by rescuing them.

    Amazon, Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii U

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    Eka Greek
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "Very colorful game and full of fantasy creatures... my son loves it. It's addictive, I'm afraid, but if you balance the time you give access to it, I think it's great. My son looks forward to get his 1/2 hour playing time. I tried other from this list... not bad but this is by far his favorite"
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    #2Skylanders: Imaginators

    Skylanders: Imaginators

    Skylanders: Imaginators is a toys-to-life action 3D platformer video game developed by Toys for Bob and published by Activision. Players use the power of imagination to create their own Skylanders and battle in an adventure to save Skylands.


    PlayStation 4 , Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Xbox 360


    Roy Kennedy
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Skylanders: Imaginators is a great game to keep the little ones entertained for hours. But for me its just a little too simple."
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    #3Kinect Sports Rivals

    Kinect Sports Rivals

    Kinect Sports Rivals is an Xbox One game that uses Kinect's technology to scan yourself and put you in the game. You will need to complete sporting events across different sports like Target Shooting, Soccer, Bowling, Tennis, and Climbing.


    Xbox One


    James Torres
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "This game is really fun, I don't see any problem with kids playing it. It has good activities which are good for fitness or exercise. I would recommend this to anyone who owns a Kinect, especially if they are into exercise or are looking for a fun way to get started."
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    #4Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

    Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
    Ori and the Blind Forest is an adventure Metroidvania video game which won the BAFTA Games Award for Artistic Achievement. Developed by Moon Studios, this game is available to play on Xbox and Windows PC.

    Windows, Xbox One


    Zachary Wood
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "I tried playing Ori and the Blind Forest and I was very disappointed. The platforming felt floaty, the controls weren't great, and the art style didn't do anything for me."
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    #5Rocket League

    Rocket League

    Rocket League, a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, is a multiplayer football game that involves cars. Released in 2015, the football racing game was developed and published by Psyonix, Inc.


    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One


    Billy Black
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "good game for kids, kids love cars and sports."
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    Yooka-Laylee is a platform game published by Team17 in 2017 and developed by Playtonic Games. Yooka-Laylee is a spiritual successor to their series Banjo-Kazooie released for the Nintendo 64 nearly 20 years prior.

    Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 , Linux


    Philip Walters
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "As a fan of the old Banjo-Kazooie games I found this game pretty interesting. The gameplay is very similar and and has the same cartoonish art that I used to enjoy as a kid. The downside here is that the developer hasn't come up with anything new or original and is, in a lot of ways, just trying to get by on past glory. "
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    #7Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure

    Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure

    Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure is a platformer family-friendly video game developed by Asobo Studio and published by Microsoft Studios. Players take the role of the Pixar/Disney characters and explore the worlds of these amazing movies.


    Xbox One, Windows


    Gregory Boyd
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Using Kinect, this was an incredibly frustrating experience for me and my 5 year old. Kinect was unable to add him as a player after 15 minutes of hand waving and increasing anger. Are they selling fun or increased blood pressure? Yes Kinect is calibrated. What a waste of money."
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    #8Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection

    Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection

    Zoo Tycoon Ultimate Animal Collection is a business simulator video game developed by Blue Fang Games and published by Microsoft Studios. The aim of the game is to successfully manage a Zoo and interact with animals and visitors.


    Xbox One


    Ethan Gonzalez
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "This is a good kids' game, and it's pretty fairly priced to be honest. It's not the best game out there by any means, but what kid doesn't like making a giant digital zoo full of all kinds of cool animals? It has enough content to keep them busy for a good while; the only major issue is that its size makes it prone to bugs and crashes. This can be super frustrating, especially for kids who aren't very patient, so I wouldn't enthusiastically recommend this game unless you have a pretty powerful computer to run it on. "
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    Unravel is a physics-based puzzle platformer video game developed by the Swedish company, featuring Yarny, a character made from a single thread of yarn who must embark on a larger than life adventure.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Nicholas Cook
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "At first, I didn't think I would enjoy this game. Boy, was I wrong, I am so happy I came across this game, it is so much fun."
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    #10LEGO Jurassic World

    LEGO Jurassic World
    Play following the storyline of the Jurassic World movie, including also the past installments of the saga, all in epic LEGO style. You will be able to recreate thrilling moments of the movies and live fantastic adventures.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, Mac, Xbox One, Xbox 360


    Harini Rodrigues
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "This was a fun game to play. I loved the movie and this game made me feel like I was apart of the movie. Definitely a lot of action and adventure in one."
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    #11Rock Band 4

    Rock Band 4

    Rock Band 4 is a music/rhythm video game developed and published by Harmonix. Show off your skills and play alone or with friends in this fun game, with more than 1500 tracks available to play. (Requires the use of music gaming controllers or a USB microphone).


    Xbox One, PlayStation 4


    Michael Munoz
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "This is a great game for kids. It does not have the gore and violence of other games. It is full of great music and it's fun for everyone. My kids can play for hours. An awesome game to get kids into music."
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    Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang and Markus Persson. Released in 2009, this game became the best-selling computer game with over 29 million copies sold worldwide. Available on various platforms.


    Windows, Android, iOS, Nintendo 3DS , Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS Vita, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4


    Jacqueline Jacobs
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "This is a great game for kids because it is fairly innocent. But also- it's super creative! It helps facilitate problem solving and building items in a virtual environment. There is also a cooperative aspect to it, that all kids need to learn. It's a very robust community and can teach kids while having lots of fun. "
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    #13Just Dance 2018

    Just Dance 2018

    Just Dance 2018 is the new dance rhythm video game from the popular Ubisoft franchise where you can demonstrate your dance skills with more than 40 songs. 


    Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4


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    Overcooked is a cooking simulation game by Ghost Town Games and Team 17. Hosting one to four players, they have to prepare meals within a time limit while navigating through stage obstacles.

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch


    Victoria Chen
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "I think this is a wonderful game to teach teamwork. Not to mention it is a great non-violent option."
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    #15Fantasia: Music Evolved

    Fantasia: Music Evolved

    Fantasia: Music Evolved is a musical motion video game inspired by Disney’s classic animated film “Fantasia." You will become an apprentice of legendary sorcerer Yen Sid and perform the movie's hit songs using natural gesture-based motions.


    Xbox One

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    Mary Montgomery
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "Music and Magic come together in this game for hours of fun. I knew it felt familiar, and I just found out that its based on Disney's Fantasia! I loved that movie as a kid."
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    #16LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

    Lego Marvel Super Heroes is a Lego-themed action-adventure game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Feral Interactive. It's compatible with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOs and Android devices, and Windows and Mac computers.


    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, iOS, Android, Xbox One


    Rose Hoffman
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "Although LEGO Marvel Super Heroes would be a great game for kids on the Xbox One, it may not include all kids as there seems to be more of a favor for legos in general by boys rather than girls. Girls may not be as interested in a game like this so this game is not too inclusive of all kids. The game itself though is great and I do enjoy playing it. "
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    FIFA 18 is a sports simulation video game created by Electronic Arts Sports. It was released in September 2017 and is playable across different platforms. It is the 26th installment in the FIFA video game series.


    PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

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    Divya Rangarajan
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "Soccer is becoming popular with the younger kids so I think FIFA 18 would suit your needs just fine. Full of action and they also learn the ins and outs of soccer by playing it."
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    #18Stardew Valley

    Stardew Valley

    Stardew Valley is a role-playing simulation video game developed by ConcernedApe and published by Chucklefish. It is available for computers with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems, and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles.


    Windows, Xbox One, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch


    Tyler Murray
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "If they are interested in old farm and RPG games your kid will love this games but I believe there are much better games than this one in the market. The only advantage of this game is that you can play it on almost every computer since the minimum requirements are very low."
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    #19Dragon Ball FighterZ

    Dragon Ball FighterZ

    Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2D action fighting video game with advanced 3D character models developed by Arc System Works and published by Bandai Namco based on the popular anime series.


    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows


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    #20Peggle 2

    Peggle 2

    Peggle 2 is a casual multiplayer puzzle video game developed by PopCap Games and published by Electronic Arts. It can be played on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 video game consoles.


    PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Jordan Phillips
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "graphics look nice and clean , looks entertaining overall "
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    #21NBA 2K18

    NBA 2K18

    NBA 2K18 is a basketball simulation game from Visual Concepts and 2K Sports. It is the 19th installment of the NBA 2K series and was released in September 2017. It features the new game mode: Run the Neighborhood mode.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch


    Tyler Delgado
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "NBA 2K18 is nothing short of a great new addition to the video game series. The games offers the players more choices to get involved with the game, including, facial scan when creating players. All games mode feature realistic graphic and are safe for all ages."
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    Roblox is a user-generated online gaming platform aimed specially for kids and teens. You can create adventures, play games, role play...

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Xbox One

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ye Wu
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Every kid I know loves Roblox. It is unique and fun, and they can create their own adventures. My kids LOVE it!!"
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    #23Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

    Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

    Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is a fighting action game developed and published by Capcom, and the sixth on the Marvel vs. Capcom series. This game was released on September 20, 2017.


    Windows, PlayStation 4


    Heather May
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "This game was fun to play. The only thing I would say is the rating is Teen on it so maybe it isn't the best pick for "kids". I loved the graphics though and would love to play the game again."
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    #24LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an action-adventure game by Traveller's Tales and Warner Bros. Players explore the Marvel Universe and take the role of its characters. It can be played on PC and Mac, and on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PS4.


    Windows, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Mac


    Victoria Keller
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "its a nice game and alot of characters are added to the game... they also did a good job adding even more stuff to be able to make your own character! but sometimes it gets a bit boring tho but id definetly recommend it"
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    #25LEGO Marvel's Avengers

    LEGO Marvel's Avengers

    LEGO Marvel's Avengers is a LEGO-themed action adventure game for Windows and Mac computers, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It was published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and was released on January 26, 2016.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac, Xbox 360


    Ralph Harvey
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "While this game has a lot of fan base behind it, allowing for VR usage and offline play would create a lot more downloads."
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    #26Awesomenauts Assemble!

    Awesomenauts Assemble!

    Awesomenauts Assemble! is a 2D multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) fitted into the form of an accessible 3-on-3 action platformer and developed by Dutch video game development company Ronimo Games.



    PlayStation 4 , Xbox One


    Joyce Graham
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "A MOBA that's perfect for kids! The little characters are likable and interesting!"
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    Gigantic is a free to play hero shooting multiplayer online battle arena game published by Perfect World Entertainment. The gameplay is deeply strategic and forces players to think fast and be bold.



    Amber Bryant
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "Gigantic is a fun Xbox One game for adults and kids alike! Gigantic offers a good mix of tactical reasoning with action to make a game that gets kids thinking, but still keeps them engaged! The design is great, the heroes are all different, and the game is easy to understand."


Best What are the best Xbox One games for kids
1Rayman LegendsGames 32 Paid
2Skylanders: ImaginatorsGames 29 Paid
3Kinect Sports RivalsGames 27 Paid
4Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive EditionGames 25 Paid
5Rocket LeagueGames 24 Paid
6Yooka-LayleeGames 22 Paid
7Rush: A Disney-Pixar AdventureGames 21 Paid
8Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal CollectionGames 21 Paid
9UnravelGames 19 Paid
10LEGO Jurassic WorldGames 17 Paid

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