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Google Play Pass Games

Google Play Pass is an alternative way to access video games on your Android smartphone or tablet device. Currently available in the US, it offers over 350 apps and games. Of these, there are around 100 or so games, that are selected to be family-friendly.

  • Gives access to a curated catalogue of premium apps and games.
  • No ads or in-app purchases.
  • Share access with up to 6 total family members.

Google Play Pass costs £4.99/$4.99 per month and £29.99/$29.99 per year, and family managers can share access with up to five other family members.

When your subscription expires you can't keep playing the games but your saved data is preserved and you can buy the ones you can't live without. Free apps will start displaying ads again and you'll need to pay for in-app purchases.

DetailsGoogle Play Pass Games

PEGI Ratings: PEGI 3 to PEGI 18
ESRB Ratings: ESRB EVERYONE to ESRB MATURE 17+
Release dates: 1991 - 2019
Platforms: Android
Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Platform, Point-and-Click, Puzzle, Racing, Role-Playing, Shooting, Simulation, Sports, Strategy and Turn-Based
Total Likes: 340
Free Games: 25
Discounted Games: 0
 

 

Terraria

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 8-14 year-olds

Release Date: 25/11/2013, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Platform, Shooting, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibility: 23 features

Developer: @Terraria_Logic

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 8 players online

Terraria looks like a 2D, lesser, version of Minecraft. However, this is a game every bit as complex and creative as the better-known block building game. To the world-crafting and survival it adds hundreds of items to collect, characters to defeat and...

Mini Metro

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 06/01/2015

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and iOS

Genres: Simulation and Strategy

Accessibility: 26 features

Developer: @DinopoloClub

Players: This is a single player game

Create an ordered, efficient underground train system. It sounds like hard work, but the simple Tube-map visuals, calm music, and streamlined interactions make this relaxing, like sudoku. Dip your toe in this strategy challenge and keep the system...

80 Days

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 31/07/2014, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS

Genres: Adventure and Turn-Based

Accessibility: 11 features

Developer: @InkleStudios

Players: This is a single player game

80 Days is a travel and culture discovery game set in 1872, where decisions about your journey around the world impact the course of the story and characters.

Absolute Drift

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 16/08/2016

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Racing, Simulation and Sports

Developer: @FunSelektor

Players: This is a single player game

Absolute Drift is a skill-based racing game where the focus is on accuracy and elegance rather than just speed. You aim is to use a controlled skid to get around corners with the perfect racing line and score more points.

Agent A: A Puzzle In Disguise

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 28/10/2015, updated in 2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Developer: @Yakandco

Players: This is a single player game

Agent A: A Puzzle In Disguise is a puzzle game where you infiltrate a spy hideaway to stop an evil plan. Each location is full of retro futuristic contraptions, hidden gizmos, gadgets and clever logic based puzzles.

Another Lost Phone

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 21/09/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Switch and iOS

Genres: Narrative, Puzzle and Turn-Based

Developer: @AccidentalQ

Players: This is a single player game

Another Lost Phone places a stranger’s smartphone in your hands. As you use the phone interface to explore the social life of its young woman owner, Laura, you piece together messages, pictures and profiles to solve her disappearance. Although it...

Death Squared

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 14/03/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Developer: @SmgStudio

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room

Death Squared is a cooperative puzzle game for 1, 2 or 4 players. Together, you solve puzzles by guiding a robot to a colour-coded goal. Getting there requires co-operation and communication as each player's path has deadly traps and hazards.

Framed (Series)

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 12/11/2014, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PC, Switch and iOS

Genres: Action, Narrative, Platform, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Developer: @LoveShackers

Players: This is a single player game

Framed is a puzzle adventure where you re-arrange panels of an animated comic book to change the outcome and timeline of the story. With a noir-detective look, the puzzles start simply but soon get complex.

Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Release Date: 06/11/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and iOS

Genres: Action, Platform, Simulation and Sports

Accessibility: 21 features

Developer: @Bfod

Players: This is a single player game

Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy is a strange game about movement and momentum. You are tasked with climbing a mountain. However, your only means of locomotion is a hammer that can stick to objects and drag you forwards.

Hidden Folks

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8-12 year-olds

Release Date: 15/02/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibility: 1 feature

Developer: @AdriaandeJongh

Players: This is a single player game

Hidden Folks tasks you with exploring hand-drawn worlds to find particular people. It’s simple enough for youngsters to control but complex enough to keep parents and carers involved too.

King of Dragon Pass

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 01/01/1999

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PC and iOS

Genres: Narrative, Role-Playing, Simulation, Strategy and Turn-Based

Accessibility: 12 features

Developer: @KingDragonPass

Players: This is a single player game

King of Dragon Pass is a fantasy strategy game where you control barbarian clans settling in the dangerous frontier region of Dragon Pass.

Limbo

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 05/06/2013, updated in 2015

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PS Vita, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Narrative, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibility: 14 features

Developer: @Playdead

Players: This is a single player game

Control a small boy as he runs, jumps and climbs through a dark, silhouetted forest that clanks and hums with foreboding. As the age-rating suggests, he is killed in all manner of gruesome ways. But this is not without reason. Rather than violent...

Lumino City

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 02/11/2014

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PC and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Platform, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Developer: @State_of_Play

Players: This is a single player game

Lumino City is a puzzle adventure game in a hand made world. This is not unusual for a video game, but this world was literally made by hand in a physical studio and then filmed. It creates a unique experience that feels like you are poking around a...

Monument Valley (Series)

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Release Date: 11/05/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android and iOS

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Developer: @UstwoGames

Players: This is a single player game

Monument Valley and Monument Valley 2 are puzzle mazes made from optical illusions. You interact with each level to change the pathway and get your character to the exit. Its striking, calm visual theme is used to build atmosphere and slowly reveal a...

Old Man's Journey

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 17/05/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Switch and iOS

Genres: Narrative, Platform, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Developer: @BrokenRules

Players: This is a single player game

Old Man’s Journey is a game about memory and old age. You help a grandfather-figure traverse the countryside by raising and lowering the landscape. Along the way he visits places that evoke the story of his life: a wife, a child and a love of the sea.

Pocket City

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 21/07/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Creative, Open World and Strategy

Developer: @CodebrewGames

Players: This is a single player game

You build your own living breathing city by creating residential, commercial, and industrial zones, as well as placing special buildings. In addition to this Sim City-style play you earn points to upgrade by competing missions.

Prune

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 15/11/2015

Price: Free

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @Mcdjoel

Players: This is a single player game

Prune involves slicing, but here you must carefully cut off tree branches to encourage the tree to grow in a particular direction. It starts simply but turns into a challenge for parents and young children to work on together.

Reigns (Series)

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 11/08/2016

Price: Free

Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Puzzle, Strategy and Turn-Based

Accessibility: 21 features

Developer: @DevolverDigital

Players: This is a single player game

Take charge of a kingdom, one decision at a time. Each choice is presented to you as a playing card with some advice or a question from one of the 38 different characters. Swipe left or right to make a decision that will impact the church, people,...

Sago Mini (Series)

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 2-5 year-olds

Release Date: 09/06/2017

Price: Free

Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Creative, Open World, Role-Playing and Simulation

Developer: @SagoSagoToys

Players: This is a single player game

Sago Mini games are designed for 3-5 year old pre-school children. Like Toca Boca games for younger kids, they offer interactive storybook characters with light narratives and open-ended play. Superheroes, space explorers, boat...

Sonic the Hedgehog (Series)

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 23/06/1991, updated in 2017

Price: Free

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, DS, GameCube, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS2, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action and Platform

Accessibility: 3 features

Developer: @Sonic_hedgehog

Players: This is a single player game

Sonic the Hedgehog is a series of games staring an athletic blue hedgehog who runs, jumps and bounces his way around platform levels. Created as Sega's answer to Mario, Sonic is now on all modern video game platforms.

Stardew Valley

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 26/02/2016, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibility: 24 features

Developer: @ConcernedApe

Players: You can play this with 4 players online

Stardew Valley looks like a farming simulator. That’s partly what it is, but you must also develop relationships with the other townsfolk and delve deep into the mines. Its quirky labyrinthine attention to detail is as inviting for young players to...

The Gardens Between

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 20/09/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Adventure and Puzzle

Accessibility: 3 features

Developer: @TheVoxelAgents

Players: This is a single player game

The Gardens Between is a puzzle game set in dreamlike island gardens where you play as best friends Arina and Frendt. You work around the island levels collecting balls of light in your lantern, manipulating time to solve puzzles and removing obstacles....

This War Of Mine

Content Rating: PEGI 18

Release Date: 14/11/2014

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Narrative, Role-Playing, Shooting, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @11BitStudios

Players: This is a single player game

Inspired by the 1992–96 Siege of Sarajevo, this is a war game where you play the civilian trying to survive during the fighting. You face tough decisions on how to spend time and resources each day to maintain health, hunger and mood levels until a...

Toca Life: World (Series)

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 2-6 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android and iOS

Genres: Action, Open World, Role-Playing and Simulation

Developer: @TocaBoca

Players: This is a single player game

The Toca Boca, Toca Life, series of games comprise what are essentially toys in electronic form. They build on the Sago Mini games for 6-10-year-old children. Recreating interactive everyday settings like shopping, hospital,...

Traffix

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 08/07/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibility: 22 features

Developer: @8InfinityGames

Players: This is a single player game

Traffix is a puzzle game that puts you in charge of traffic lights on different road systems. By changing the lights to red, orange and green you work to get traffic to flow on increasingly complex and busy roads. It sounds complex, but with simple...


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