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1. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 19:31 GMT
Hi!I'm considering buying a Wii game which should be mainly for my 5 years old daughter, to christmas. It should be a game where she can entertain herself on her own, therefore should it be a game which doesn't require any reading skills. I'm also curious to hear your opinions and experiences from games you could easily play together with your child and also enjoy playing it.Sofar we've been playing Mario Galaxy together, where she holds the wii-remote to control jumping, and hiting enemies while I hold the nunchuck walking with Mario. She also enjoys playing Punch-Out!, there she made it till King Hippo on her own, but now it's geting to hard for her.Thanks in advance!
2. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 19:33 GMT
...If its still around, try Elebits. Was a fun little game I enjoyed back then when it first came out.
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3. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 19:35 GMT
New Super Mario Bros. WiiKirby's Epic YarnKirby's Return to DreamlandElebitsBoom Blox
Edited on Sun 20th November, 2011 @ 19:35 by LordTendoboy
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4. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 19:41 GMT
Rayman originsAny of the rabbids gamesWii Sportsmario kartexcite botsGo Vacationany lego game
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5. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 19:43 GMT
Forgot about Boom Blox and Epic Yarn...the Rabbid games were just awesome! xD (my favorite was the first one though)
6. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 20:52 GMT
I'm betting both of the Kirby games would be good choices, especially Epic Yarn.
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7. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 21:34 GMT
Mario and Sonic and the Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games
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8. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 21:34 GMT
Really anything Mario. Excite Truck is very fun game for kids and Wii Music, of course.
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9. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 22:11 GMT
just dance 1-3 - if she is into dance gameskirby's return to dreamlandkirby's epic yarnwii partydonkey kong country returnsmario sports mixgo vacationmario party 8samba de amigodisney epic mickeymario power tennis harvest moon- animal parade
Edited on Sun 20th November, 2011 @ 22:12 by misswliu81
10. Posted: Sun 20th Nov 2011 22:12 GMT
Super Mario bros. Wii. Your kids will love santa/you
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11. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 02:01 GMT
the Rabbid games
Those Rabbids are gross and annoying. I can't wait to shoot them in Killer Space Freaks for the Wii U next year.
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Donkey Kong is too tough for a kid, and all those fetch quests in Epic Mickey are going to confuse anyone who's not an avid reader. Small kids will get lost and discouraged playing that game alone. I'd mention De Blob or The Munchables but they're both sort of text heavy too. More text than Mario Galaxy anyway.
I'd agree with everyone posting Kirby's Epic Yarn. It's the perfect platformer for kids. While Mario platformers are pretty challenging, Kirby's Epic Yarn is not. You can't even die. It's a pretty girly game too, with its emphasis on sewing, bead collecting, shopping, and interior decorating.
These are some good family games too.Wii Sports Resort or at least Wii Sports (you probably already have) Lego Star Wars III: the Clone Wars (Lego Harry Potter is too complicated for kids)Pokemon Rumble (1500 points WiiWare) Kids do have trouble swapping Pokemon if they can't read (text menu)Bubble Bobble Plus (600 points WiiWare)
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12. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 03:14 GMT
honestly...the game it comes with it..Wii Sports...is all the games you will ever need for months..
13. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 09:31 GMT
Wii SportsNew Super Mario Brothers WiiSuper Mario Galaxy 1 and 2 are both great and fairly easyMario Kart Wii, I know plenty of little kids who have a blast on thereWhile I haven't played Kirby's Epic Yarn, I hear it's very simple and easy, as well as being a great game, worth taking a lookAnd finally, Just Dance (any of them) is fairly easy and intuitive.
14. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 10:29 GMT
Sexy Poker. It teaches children about Poker, and Sexy.
Edited on Mon 21st November, 2011 @ 21:02 by theblackdragon
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15. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 11:02 GMT
After reading the opening post carefully, clearly there is only one game that is appropriate for this situation.
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16. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 11:24 GMT
Surprisingly, my little brother really enjoyed Pikmin 2, even though I assumed that that would have been too difficult for him.
But for a 5 year old, I would recommend...Mario Kart WiiKirby's Epic YarnNew Super Mario Bros. WiiWarioWare : Smooth MovesWii SportsWii Sports ResortJust DanceAnimal Crossing: City Folk/Let's Go To The City (this could help with your daughter's reading)Muscle MarchPuzzle Bobble Plus!Learning with the PooYoos ILearning with the PooYoos IILearning with the PooYoos IIIMiffy's World
17. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 12:02 GMT
Thanks a lot for the suggestions!@sillygostly:I heard from many that Animal Crossing is a good games for small children.
You say: "Animal Crossing: City Folk/Let's Go To The City (this could help with your daughter's reading)",
Do you mean it's a game where you don't need to read to play? Bcuz it's not just the problem that she can't read yet, she speaks swedish which is not included as a language in the Wii settings, so she would'nt understead anything anyway.
18. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 12:16 GMT
Yes, the Animal Crossing games do require reading ability, but if she cannot read English at all, then perhaps you'd best steer clear of the series, at least until she could read picture books on her own.
19. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 12:53 GMT
This, plus Klonoa x10. I'd totaly mention Wario Land Shake it! but it's a little more complex then the rest.
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20. Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011 17:45 GMT
tendoboy1984 wrote:New Super Mario Bros. WiiKirby's Epic YarnKirby's Return to DreamlandElebitsBoom BloxThis, plus Klonoa x10. I'd totaly mention Wario Land Shake it! but it's a little more complex then the rest.
Plus you don't want her to be influenced by Wario's greed for money. Kids are so impressionable, especially at that young of an age.
Edited on Mon 21st November, 2011 @ 17:46 by LordTendoboy