While board games are fun and have their place in any family game night, they aren’t the only options out there. There are many other multiplayer games that you can play indoors or out that are just as much fun.

Games like these can be played during family game night or anytime you want to have some family fun outside the house. They are great for when it is raining, cold, snowy or just plain not nice enough outside for a picnic by the lake.

Wii co-op games

Wii co-op games are games that are meant to be played with one or more other players. The best Wii co-op games can be played with up to four people and include games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros Brawl and New Super Mario Bros .

These types of games provide entertainment for the whole family as they play together and experience a variety of different game modes that have been designed to work with different skill levels. Some Wii co-op games can even be geared towards those who are more experienced by including a multiplayer option for two players, which means they will have a chance to compete against each other.

The Wii is a very user friendly gaming console so it doesn’t take long for new users to get the hang of it. All they have to do is follow the set up instructions provided which are easy to read and quite short.

I recommend this game for anyone looking for something fun and exciting to do with family or friends.

Super Mario Kart

Super Mario Kart is probably one of the best multiplayer games for families to play. It can be played by anyone regardless of age or skill level. The game is loaded with fun, exciting and engaging game modes that can be played with up to four players. Best of all, it’s compatible on most gaming consoles so it doesn’t matter if you have an Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U or Nintendo Switch – you no longer need an original Super Nintendo Entertainment System to play this iconic game!

Rock Band

Rock Band game is a video game developed by Harmonix. The game has the ability to be played with up to four players simultaneously. Players are allowed to play with others through any of the various music games that are available.

Players can also share some of their favorite songs with their friends and family members. It’s like you’re all part of the band! Songs can be completed on any difficulty level or instruments desired, so if your child doesn’t want to play some of the harder songs, they don’t have to.


It’s a well known fact that board games are a great way to bring the family together, and Monopoly is no exception. The game brings players closer as they work together towards becoming successful real estate tycoons. Players can even put their own spin on the game by changing some of the rules or creating special house rules like “no hotels on Baltic Avenue.”

This game can also be very educational and is a great way for parents to teach their children about finance, the banking system, supply and demand and basic economics.

Wii Sports Resort

Wii Sports Resort allows players to choose from many different activities which include skiing, tennis, golf, bowling and baseball. The game also includes a MotionPlus feature which you can purchase separately which will allow you to play the games with more realistic movements.

The game is fun for people of all ages and skill levels so it is great for families with mixed ages.

The game was very easy to set up even though I had never played it before, but some people may need some help setting it up on their system.

I recommend this game for anyone looking for something fun and exciting to do with family or friends.

Skytrak golf simulator

If you want to break a sweat with the whole family, this immersive game of golf is a perfect choice. With the Skytrak golf simulator, everyone can enjoy realistic gameplay and even train to improve their swings before hitting the fairways. This device allows multiplayer modes for local joiners and online mates.

New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe

New Super Mario Bros. U is compatible with up to five people so it’s great for families with kids of all ages.

The game itself is really fun and exciting as players are whisked away on an adventure where they can explore new worlds, play mini-games and collect coins together.



Video games are a great way to keep the whole family entertained and engaged. There’s no need for expensive toys or outings when you can find plenty of fun with this one investment that works on any gaming console.