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The PlayStation 3 was released in 2006. It was the first console to use Blu-ray Disc to store games and moved gaming into the online realm with PlayStation Network. The first versions of the PlayStation 3 could run all PlayStation 2 games but this feature was soon dropped to get the price down. It was launched with the wireless Sixaxis controllers which offered motion controls and a speaker as had been seen in the Wii. It dropped the vibration feedback aspect of the DualShock controllers, although this was soon reintroduced with DualShock 3.
Release Date: 04/09/2019
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Components: 3D Third-Person
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare is a series of third-person shooting games about the battle for supremacy between weaponised plants and attacking zombies. It's good for families because the comedic zombies and funny plant powers keep things away from...
Release Date: 27/02/2007, updated in 2014
Platforms: Android, DS, Mac, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Skill Rating: 4+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On
In Peggle, you fire a small ball into an array of pins that are triggered and disappear when the ball touches them. It's like a bright, saccharine pachinko game. But being electronic you can earn all sorts of bonus balls and abilities by hitting...