1UPdate: Family-friendly games for this holiday season

From Mario Kart to Just Dance, be the life of the party this Thanksgiving.

Three kids of different ages play a video game on the couch

It’s the holidays, and that means spending time with family members you might not have much in common with. You don’t want to talk about politics, and you don’t want to sit in awkward silence, so what can you do?

This year, try breaking the ice with a video game!

In this edition of the 1UPdate, we discuss some games that are sure to excite your Gen-X cousin just as much as your Zoomer nephew. From competitive to collaborative, we’ve got ideas for any kind of player.

Cook digital food while the real turkey bakes with Overcooked, then burn off the calories with a family Just Dance tournament. Or, play a round or two of Mario Party while you digest that Thanksgiving meal. Be the life of this year’s Thanksgiving celebration with these family-friendly video games.

Listen: Family-friendly games for this holiday season

Games mentioned:

  • Mario Party
  • Mario Kart
  • Super Smash Bros
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Just Dance
  • Gang Beasts
  • Moving Out
  • Overcooked!
  • Jackbox Party Pack

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