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My five year old daughter recently asked me if she could play some games (she see's me playing all the time on my PC, naturally...) so I gave her a go at Pac-Man CE. Took her a few minutes to figure out how to use the X-360 controller but she got the hang of it and now plays it every chance she gets. She seems to really enjoy it. But I have no other games that I feel she would enjoy or could tolerate learning to play at her age.

Anyone got any suggestions on some titles for this kid? Something simple, ya know? I'm almost tempted to get an emulator for her to play Galaga or something like that. IDK. She just wants to experience the obvious fun that dad is having on his computer with gaming every night. Pac-Man is great, but I feel there must be something else she could get some pleasure out of. But for the life of me I can't think of anything.

Help? tongue.gif

Edit: Tried Mario Bro's. She don't like it.... (whaaaa ?!)
Edited by mrawesome421 - 4/1/14 at 7:50am
 
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My 4 year old son loves Sonic All Star Racing and the remake of Ducktales
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I played Civilization at that age with laughable results biggrin.gif
Nintendo stuff would be the best I guess.
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my kid (3) is in to driving games, he loves crashing in to stuff but has a hard time backing up to get going again.
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My 4 year old son loves Sonic All Star Racing and the remake of Ducktales

 

Definitely second this recommendation. Sonic All Star Racing Transformed would be a fantastic choice and it is fun for all ages.

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I think that any of the LEGO series might be something your little girl might enjoy..You know,Lego Star Wars , Indiana Jones , LOTR etc
   
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I think that any of the LEGO series might be something your little girl might enjoy..You know,Lego Star Wars , Indiana Jones , LOTR etc

Agreed. My kids played Lego Star Wars to death.
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Lego titles
Sonic All Stars
DuckTales

Sounds great. Can't believe I couldn't think of this on my own! lol

THANK YOU AND +REP TO ALL OF YOU! biggrin.gif
 
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Manhunt - really good game but its banned. biggrin.gif I am joking. The Simms, my niece loves it thumb.gif
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I think I got the entire Sonic collection for 10-15 on Steam, my son loves all of them but got hooked on racing. He also love's the TMNT game on Steam but is a little wonky on the controls. We have a logitech handset we are using, I've been meaning to pick up the 360 remote for awhile now.
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