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Content Rating: PEGI 16
Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds
Release Date: 14/09/2004
Platforms: Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Role-Play
Developer: We Are Playground (@WeArePlayground)
Players: This is a single-player game
This is an adventure role-playing game set in a fantasy world where your interactions with the world and villagers, and decisions about your use of magical power, substantially alter the story and the environment.
Skill Rating: 10-16 year-olds
Release Date: 15/11/2001, updated in 2020
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting
Accessibility: 20 features
Developer: Halo (@Halo)
Players: You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room or as a 16-player online game
Halo is the longstanding sci-fi shooting video game series that started when Halo: Combat Evolved launched alongside the Xbox in 2001. The franchise has featured on every Xbox platform since then, with Halo 5: Guardians serving as the latest entry in...
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Skill Rating: 12-18 year-olds
Release Date: 20/03/2018
Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Open World, Role-Play, Simulation and Stealth
Accessibility: 28 features
Developer: Rare Ltd (@RareLtd)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 24-player online game
Sea of Thieves is an online game where you are a pirate searching for treasure and adventure. Cast into a large open sea you work with other online players to crew your ship and find treasure. The game has a main story but really focuses on creating...
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Release Date: Coming soon
Genres: Adventure, Platform and Puzzle
Developer: Wishfully Games (@Wishfully_Games)
Planet of Lana is an adventure where you play a young girl Lana and her loyal animal friend Mui, on a rescue mission. Set on a planet under siege from cold machines and unfamiliar creatures. Rather than the war, though, this is a game about the vibrant...
Skill Rating: 6-10 year-olds
Release Date: 14/07/2017
Platforms: Android, PC, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Open World and Role-Play
Accessibility: 3 features
Developer: Play Adopt Me (@PlayAdoptMe)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 100-player online game
Adopt Me is one of the most popular Roblox games. In a rudimentary way it simulates daily life. You can build a home, look after pets and make friends. Like many Roblox games, it's the combination of an avid community of players...
Skill Rating: 8-11 year-olds
Release Date: 01/08/2017
Genres: Action and Role-Play
Accessibility: 1 feature
Developer: Badimo (@Badimo)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 30-player online game
Jailbreak is a popular Roblox game about escaping prison and getting away with various crimes. Based on the popular Prison Life and Madcity Roblox games, but adds a large open world in which you could drive vehicles, earn weapons and rob various...
Skill Rating: 7-12 year-olds
Release Date: 15/06/2016, updated in 2020
Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Fighting, Platform, Puzzle, Rhythm, Role-Play and Strategy
Accessibility: 13 features
Developer: Roblox (@Roblox)
In this game, amateur game-makers create simple online games that often mimic real-world grown-up scenarios, like working in a pizza restaurant, surviving natural disasters, escaping prison, scuba diving or playing hide-and-seek. The library of games is...
Release Date: 23/02/2016
Genres: Creative, Open World and Role-Play
Developer: Alexnewtron (@Alexnewtron)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 50-player online game
MeepCity is a popular Roblox Game. It's a social game where you role-play a character to interact with other people and customise their look. Like Toontown Online or the now defunct Club Penguin, MeepCity is an evolving virtual space for players to...
Release Date: 17/09/2020
Platforms: Mac, PC, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Open World and Puzzle
Developer: Innersloth Devs (@InnerslothDevs)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 10-player online game
Impostor is a space survival game like Among Us. It is a community created version of that official game on Roblox as Impostor, but also on Minecraft as a couple of minigames called Among Us and Impostor. The Roblox game is a version of Among Us for...
Release Date: 01/11/2014
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Open World, Role-Play and Simulation
Developer: RBX Coeptus (@RBX_Coeptus)
Welcome to Bloxburg is a simulation Roblox game where you take on daily activities in a fictional city. Drawing on gameplay from The Sims, you care for your character and keep their mood positive, by building and customizing your house, learning skills...
Release Date: 04/10/2017
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS
Developer: Night Barbie (@NightBarbie)
Royale High Roblox is a role play game about a fantasy school. You dress-up, visit different themed realms collecting items and interacting with other people. It draws inspiration from the pageantry world and integrates it with different locations to...
Release Date: 28/02/2020
Platforms: PC and Xbox One
Genres: Adventure, Creative, Open World and Race
Developer: Flashbulbgames (@Flashbulbgames)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 4-player online game
In Trailmakers, you explore an open world in vehicles you have made from Lego-like blocks. Build a car, a plane, a boat or a combination of these, a carplaneboat. The game's physics encourage players to imaginatively combine propulsion, floatation,...
Release Date: 31/08/2015
Genres: Action, Shooting and Strategy
Accessibility: 11 features
Developer: Sty Lis Studios (@StyLis_Studios)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 32-player online game
Phantom Forces Roblox is a popular shooting game on Roblox. Phantom Forces isn’t available on iOS or Android. It's a shooting game played in an online arena in teams. Although it looks simple, it offers a high skill challenge similar to [link to...
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds
Release Date: 18/08/2020
Platforms: PC and Xbox Series X|S
Genres: Open World and Simulation
Developer: Asobo Studio (@AsoboStudio)
Microsoft Flight Simulator (Microsoft Flight Sim 2020) is the latest flight simulator game in the long running series. Along with a huge range of aircraft you can learn to fly, the game recreates the entire Earth using textures and data from data maps...
Release Date: 23/01/2020, updated in 2021
Genres: Adventure, Platform and Role-Play
Developer: Da Real Mini Toon (@DaRealMiniToon)
Piggy Roblox game is an adventure horror game where you are a police officer trying and survive from being killed by a Piggy character. Through a series of chapters, you play in a range of scenarios where you are under threat of murder from a family of...
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Release Date: 07/10/2021
Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Role-Play and Strategy
Accessibility: 23 features
Developer: Coat Sink (@CoatSink)
Players: You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room
Moonglow Bay is a role play game where you play a rookie angler. Unlike other slice-of-life games, fishing isn't tucked away as a side quest here, it's front and centre. Set along the Canadian coastline in the 1980's, you live in a fishing town that has...
Release Date: 17/10/2001, updated in 2017
Platforms: DS, PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Creative, Simulation and Strategy
Zoo Tycoon is a zoo simulator series where you take charge of a zoo business, build the park, care for animals and attract visitors. You can build, expand, and upgrade the zoo by purchasing animals, creating suitable animal habitats, and allocate staff...
Release Date: 27/08/2020
Genres: Adventure and Narrative
Developer: DONTNOD Ent (@DONTNOD_Ent)
Tell Me Why is a narrative game following the story of twins Tyler and Alyson Ronan, as they unravel the truth about their childhood and why they were separated. It's a story about the impact of families and the lengths we go to make them right.
Release Date: 28/07/2020
Genres: Action, Open World, Simulation and Strategy
Accessibility: 24 features
Developer: Grounded The Game (@GroundedTheGame)
Grounded is a survival game where you are tiny and find yourself in someone’s back garden. It’s like Honey I Shrunk The Kids meets Fortnite. Ants, cockroaches, and bees pose a threat along with environmental hazards like water, tall grass and large...
Release Date: 23/09/2021
Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Open World
Accessibility: 33 features
Developer: Shedworks Greg (@ShedworksGreg)
Sable is an adventure game where you play a young girl, Sable, alone in the world, but bravely exploring ancient monuments, ruined architecture, and fallen ships to uncover her place in it.
Release Date: 13/08/2020
Genres: Narrative, Open World and Strategy
Developer: Super Social Play (@SuperSocialPlay)
Ghostopia is a multiplayer role play game where you own a haunted mansion. The aim is to develop, build and decorate your grand residence to attract a collection of powerful ghosts. It's a more ambitious game than others on Roblox, because the company...
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Release Date: 09/09/2006
Platforms: DS, PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Genres: Simulation and Strategy
Players: You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room or as a 4-player online game
This game is a fantasy garden-simulation game where your tending and care encourages one of 60 different piñata animals to make it their home. You use gardening tools to plough, sow seeds, create ponds and sculpt the land. Do this well and more animals...
Release Date: 02/04/2021
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 2-player online game
LOL Surprise Official Party is a Roblox game based on the popular collectible toy brand. You perform tasks such as opening furniture boxes to gain coins that are used to buy items linked to the toy brand, including interactive doll characters, outfits...
Release Date: 30/03/2021
Platforms: Mac, PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Genres: Narrative, Open World, Puzzle, Simulation and Strategy
Accessibility: 39 features
Developer: Rebellion (@Rebellion)
Evil Genius 2 is a tongue-in-cheek strategy game where you play the evil villain. You must build a detailed, functional lair from where you can take control of the world. Similar to Sim City and 2 Point Hospital, you use your resources wisely as you...
Release Date: 03/10/2017
Platforms: PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Accessibility: 18 features
Developer: Turn 10 Studios (@Turn10Studios)
Players: You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room or as a 24-player online game
Forza Motorsport 7 immerses players in the exhilarating thrill of competitive racing. From mastering the new motorsport-inspired campaign to collecting a wide range of cars to experiencing the excitement of driving at the limit, this is Forza reimagined.
Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7
Genres: Adventure, Simulation and Strategy
Developer: Stray Fawn Studio (@StrayFawnStudio)
The Wandering Village is a strategy game where you build a city to escape a world made toxic by spores. You seek shelter on the back of a giant, wandering creature called Onbu. It's unusual because as well as building a thriving settlement, you have to...
Release Date: 25/09/2018
Genres: Open World and Race
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 72-player online game
Forza Horizon 4 is a thrilling racing game where you race all manner of vehicles across a wide range of landscapes. This fourth iteration is set in the United Kingdom, with Edinburgh’s narrow streets, the Lake District’s hills and rainfall and the...
Release Date: 02/02/1998, updated in 2019
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS2 and Xbox One
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Open World, Point-and-Click and Strategy
Developer: Relic Games (@RelicGames)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 8-player online game
Age of Empires is a strategy game where you command an ancient civilisation in real-time and must develop from hunter-gatherers to advanced forms of defence and war. This is similar territory to Civilization but focus on...
Release Date: 29/05/2019
Genres: Action and Shooting
Accessibility: 16 features
Developer: Ruddev Media (@RuddevMedia)
Bad Business on Roblox, is a first-person shooting game. It's similar to Call of Duty and Battlefield with shooting, running and sniping with different weapons.
Skill Rating: 8-18 year-olds
Release Date: 05/11/2021
Genres: Open World, Race, Simulation and Sports
Accessibility: 42 features
Forza Horizon 5 is a fast-paced racing game where you drive all manner of different vehicles in races and across the vast open landscape. Building on Forza Horizon 4, this fifth entry to the series is set in Mexico,...
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Release Date: 02/11/2016, updated in 2022
Developer: Chillz Studios (@ChillzStudios)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 7-player online game
Build A Boat for Treasure (Roblox) is a strategy game where build your ship (or anything else) from different materials and set sail for adventure. Doing this successfully earns new items and materials for your next build. Although this churn does...
Release Date: 18/11/2021
Genres: Narrative, Open World and Simulation
Accessibility: 7 features
Developer: Jay Weston (@JayWeston)
Exo One is a surreal exploration game where you guide a small transforming object to drift, flow and soar across enigmatic landscapes with a gravity based movement system. The game aims to create an out of body other-worldly experience with atmospheric,...
Developer: Happy Happy Nemo (@HappyHappyNemo)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 6-player online game
Party Animals is a fighting game where wobbly animal characters go toe-to-toe. Like Gang Beasts, the novelty is in the game physics that recreate realistic movement and impact with a cartoon rag-doll feel.
Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds
Release Date: 09/09/2020, updated in 2021
Genres: Creative, Puzzle and Simulation
Developer: Noio Games (@Noio_Games)
Cloud Gardens is a puzzle game where you grow vegetation over a dilapidated post-apocalyptic world. It's a low-pressure puzzle, from the team behind Kingdom. It has the same pixel-art style, but here you are left to take your time...
Release Date: 31/05/2020
Genres: Action, Race, Simulation and Sports
Developer: Nexon America (@Nexon_America)
KartRider is an online kart racing game. You race and customise your kart on a variety of different circuits. Along with the usual fantasy vehicles this includes real cars. It's similar to Mario Kart and has power-ups and drift...
Release Date: 01/01/1983
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, DS, Mac, PC, PSP, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Point-and-Click and Puzzle
Developer: Cyan Worlds (@CyanWorlds)
Myst is a classic video game graphic adventure. Published in 1983, and selling over six million copies, it pre-dates many modern adventure games and created a new genre for gaming. Exploring by clicking in the world to move, you use a special book to...
Release Date: 31/08/2011
Developer: Smilegate B (@SmilegateB)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 16-player online game
Crossfire X is a free-to-play shooting game similar to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, where two opposing teams compete to complete conflicting objectives. It's a tactical team-based game, that may seem like many other games. However, it has a huge...
Genres: Adventure, Open World and Simulation
Everwild is a fantasy adventure where characters work together to tame the wild and survive the night. Working with the indigenous creature of the land and with the power of ritual and combat you need to subdue nature by working with it.
Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 8-13 year-olds
Release Date: 20/01/2022
Genres: Adventure, Open World, Puzzle and Shooting
Developer: Sundae Month (@SundaeMonth)
Pupperazzi is an adventure game where you explore an island to find and photograph all manner of canine friends. You interact with the world, climb, skate and explore to get the perfect angle on the perfect pup. It starts as a silly challenge but turns...
Release Date: 16/12/2021
Genres: Action, Adventure and Narrative
Developer: Steam World Games (@SteamWorldGames)
The Gunk is a narrative adventure game where you play as a pair of space explorers struggling for resources, until they find a new planet with new alien wildlife. Soon you realise that you need to save the planet from a Gunk parasite to free the world...