What to get for the gamer in your life

November 15, 2006 at 7:28 pm Leave a comment

I’m married to a gamer and as the holiday season nears, I’ve had several friends ask me what games they should buy for their kids or significant other. So, I’ve compiled a list of the 5 best games (by console) to make all you non-gamers heroes on Christmas morning.

Without further ado, here are MoneyTalk’s 5 Best Games

Note: If you’re looking for games for your child, please take notice of the ESRB rating for a particular game (in parenthesis). Click here to find out more about the ESRB rating system.

Xbox 360

  1. Call of Duty 3 (Teen)
  2. Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 (Mature)
  3. Gears of War (Mature)
  4. Rainbow Six: Vegas (Mature)
  5. Splinter Cell: Double Agent (Mature)

Playstation 2

  1. ATV Off Road Fury 4
  2. Bully (Teen)
  3. Destroy All Humans! 2 (Teen)
  4. Final Fantasy XII (Teen)
  5. Guitar Hero II (Teen)

Playstation 3

  1. Genji: Days of the Blade (Teen)
  2. Madden NFL 07 (Everyone)
  3. Resistance: Fall of Man (Mature)
  4. Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom (Teen)
  5. Blu-Ray Remote

Playstation Portable

  1. EA Replay (Teen)
  2. GitarooMan Lives! (Everyone)
  3. KILLZONE: Liberation (Teen)
  4. Lumines II (Everyone 10+)
  5. Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (Mature)

Nintendo Wii

  1. Excite Truck (Everyone)
  2. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Teen)
  3. Rayman Raving Rabbids (Everyone)
  4. Red Steel (Teen)
  5. Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Everyone)

Nintendo DS

  1. Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin (Teen)
  2. Children of Mana (Everyone 10+)
  3. Clubhouse Games (Everyone)
  4. Elite Beat Agents (Everyone 10+)
  5. Final Fantasy III (Everyone 10+)

So now that you know what to get your kid or significant other, shop smart, play nice and use cash!

Good luck!


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