Top 4 Online Video Games for Your Family this Christmas

It is only a few days of waiting to hear the Church bells ringing and coming of Santa Claus with various exciting gifts! Christmas is also the time to buy gifts for your loved ones. An online video game or console game may be just the right thing for your kid if you and your child love to play games. In this article, we will go through the top 4 most anticipated games of 2014.

1. Mario Kart 8


Mario Kart racing game was developed by Nintendo for the Wii U platform. It quickly became a favorite of the worldwide active gamers. This Christmas, you can pick up the new Mario Kart 8 multi-player online racing game for your entire family. The graphics of all Mario Kart games are superb and Mario Kart 8 version is no exception to that. It has amazing graphics and lets the players explore some of the most adventurous racing tracks in the history of video games racing. Mario Kart 8 offers downloadable content such as new tracks, karts, and characters you select for full fun and entertainment.

2. LittleBigPlanet 3


This online video game is ideal for playing on Sony’s PS3 and PS4 platforms. The first LittleBigPlanet game was released in 2008 and since then LittleBigPlanet has become one of the most loved games worldwide. LittleBigPlanet 3 is an improvisation over the previous games. Players will find new characters such as Oddsock, Toggle, and Swoop. Our favorite Sackboy is transported to a new planet known as Bunkum where multiple ideas appear through the sky. While the story of LittleBigPlanet 3 is pretty simple, it will keep the players engaged for a longer period of time compared to LittleBigPlanet 1and 2.

In addition to the new characters, Sumo Digital – the developer of LittleBigPlanet 3 has introduced a set of attractive tools that your sackboy can use while crossing some of the most beautifully designed levels throughout the game. Players can use the nifty torch to discover hidden stickers.

3. Skylanders: Trap Team


Activision first launched Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure in 2011. After becoming an instant hit among the gamers, Activision made it a tradition to release a new game every year. In 2014, Activision came up with its fourth console game installment – Skylanders: Trap Team. There are Traptanium Traps that players can use to capture villains. This feature makes the game all the more exciting and fun-filled. You can also play with a variety of characters without requiring the Skylander toys. Traps can be purchased individually or in multi-packs, as desired.

What’s more! Traptanium Traps have speakers so that every time you trap the villain you will hear them talking out from your PC. Children get especially enthralled by this. Skylanders: Trap Team has improved graphics and Trap Team figurines with large, luminous weapons. This game can be played on Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, and iOS.

4. Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham


Lego games are always a favorite among adults and children for their creativity, liveliness, and puzzles. The new Batman 3: Beyond Gotham video game has won many hearts for its simplicity and intensity. In Batman 3, Batman teams up with the likes of Lex Luthor, the Joker, and rest of Legion of Doom to fight the villain Braniac. This video game can be played on any platform except Android.