The British Academy Games Awards are presented annually to recognise, honour and reward outstanding creative achievement in Games. The awards categories reflect the wealth and diversity of the games sector.The awards started in 2004 and are presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). For parents, they are a great way of discovering brilliant games to play in their family. The games included here are from the:
This list includes 3 games from the last 30 years, with 16 likes. They come from a range of different genres and play-styles and are all good games if you want to play BAFTA nominated games.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE
Release Date: 21/11/1991
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo Wii U
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Open World and Puzzle
Players: This is a single player game
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is an adventure game in a long "Zelda" series. Like the other games, you play Link, who must defeat an evil force in the land of Hyrule. You do this by exploring the world, killing spawning enemies and finding a...
Just Dance 2021
Rating: PEGI 3+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+
Release Date: 17/11/2009, updated in 2020
Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Stadia, Web Browser, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Physically Active and Rhythm
Players: You can play with 6 players in the same room and up to 64 players online
Dancing in front of each other isn’t something we often do in families. Just Dance is released with new songs and features each year. It gets parents, carers, children and even grandparents off the couch and dancing along with the on-screen moves....
Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+
Release Date: 14/10/2016
Platforms: Nintendo 2DS|3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Racing and Shooting
Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room
Skylanders uses toy figures to unlock characters and save progress. It is no longer manufactured but can be found second-hand quite cheaply and is a lot of fun for young players, particularly when played in cooperative two-player mode.
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