Video gaming is often a liking that develops in childhood. But it grows through the teens and then stays with you throughout. There is really no age ceiling to it. Video games are exciting pastimes. And obviously, Atlanta kids love playing them. With such engaging games to play, it is no surprise that even parents feel fascinated. What could be a better leisure activity than something the whole family can enjoy together?

In this blog, Atlanta Kids attempts to list the top-rated video games played by children and teens in Atlanta right now.

Rated Everyone – games for kids, teens and adults alike

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Rating: E for Everyone
Available for: Nintendo Switch

Make “your world” come true in your personal island. Explore and customize as you create everything that is part of your world. You can even share your piece of paradise with your family and friends – makes it a perfect family game, yeah?

  1. Nintendo Labo

Rating: E10+ for ages 10 and above
Available for: Nintendo Switch

In Labo, kids make the little cardboard components and use them as interactive controllers for the virtual game. Undoubtedly a great balance between hands-on education and fun!

  1. Splatoon 2

Rating: E10+ for ages 10 and above
Available for: Nintendo Switch

Splat and shoot with ink in this colorful show. This shooting action game will definitely keep you pinned. With support for up to eight players, this game is a perfect multiplayer activity.

  1. Super Mario 3D World

Rating: E for Everyone
Available for: Wii U, Nintendo Switch (in 2021)

A very child friendly game, Super Mario 3D is designed with co-operative play in mind. Just pick your favorite character and play on. The 3D Mario game is sure to excite and keep you all hooked.

  1. Minecraft

Rating: E7+ for ages 7 and above
Available for: Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS.


This open-ended adventure game is an all-time favorite. Be your creative best and explore infinite worlds. Let the fun begin!

Rated Teen – games for young adults

  1. Fortnite

Rating: T for Teens
Available for: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac, PC, Android, iOS

Fortnite is second to none in the gaming space. It is extremely popular among teens in the US. And of course, this free-to-play Battle Royale game always has something for every player.

  1. Marvel’s Spider-Man

Rating: T for Teens
Available on: PlayStation 4

Love superhero adventure? Then Spiderman is the game for you. The open-world action game has hence become the fastest selling superhero game in the US too.

  • Overwatch

Rating: T for Teens
Available on: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Overwatch is a true team-based shooting game. And wow! That is some exhilarating multiplayer experience. Welcome to an almost endless world of opportunities in gaming.

There are more games that we’d love to talk on. Another time, probably! Till then, have fun.

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