When you think about video games odds are girls are not the first subset that you think of. Well being a girl and loving video games I beg to disagree with the old stereotype that girls don’t play video games. Here are ten of the hottest games this season sure to make any girl in your life fall in love with video games.
1. Nancy Drew Mystery Games From Her Interactive – as if the name of the company does not say it all, Nancy Drew games are fun, engaging, good for the brain, and just plain fun to play. There are 23 games in the series currently and each and every one offers a different type of puzzle fueled gameplay with excellent graphics. You can buy online or in many retail stores.
2. Farm Frenzy From Big Fish Games – the Farm Frenzy games are great for girls and guys of all ages but the female lead character is sure to draw in girls. The fast paced game will have any player moving quickly to complete the challenging levels. There are several versions of the Farm Frenzy game and all offer a variety of different challenges. You can buy online or at many retail stores.
3. The Sims – While this game is ideal for just about anyone that wants to control the lives of imaginary people it is particularly great for girls in that they have the ability to design Sims and homes just about any way that they can imagine. You can buy online or in just about any retail store. There are also multiple expansion packs that you can purchase to fit the interests of just about anyone.
4. Nanny Mania from Big Fish Games – this game will appeal to those girls that have a sense of mothering to them. This game is a fast paced level game that allows the player to travel through the day of a nanny in a hectic household. The graphics are not all that detailed but it is a game that you can easily get drawn into. You can buy online or in stores like Walmart.
5. Diner Dash – this game is great because it features a female heroine, Flo, who sweeps through multiple levels to save her diner, to serve people on a cruise ship, and many more scenarios that are specific to different games that are part of the Diner Dash franchise. You can purchase online or in most retail stores.
6. Viva Piñata – this game is incredibly addictive. The user spends their time to create a garden that is filled with different piñata pals. This game can be played on multiple gaming platforms like Wii or Xbox.
7. Virtual Villagers – players are faced with a variety of tasks in an effort to grow their village and obtain special rewards for their villagers. The game is highly addictive and is great for any children that like to build societies.
8. Cooking Academy – this game is great for any little girl or boy that loves to cook or hope to someday become a chef. With realistic game play that allows players to prepare complicated dishes, this game is great for experienced cooks or first time users.
9. Mystery Case Files – like the other games mentioned there are several different installments of this seek and find game. While it is good for both boys and girls it is particularly good for girls because it does not have any gross or creepy crawly aspects.
10. The Littlest Pet Shop – This game is especially great for young girls that like pets but may or may not have any of their own. This game has great graphics and even has an online component and is great on the Nintendo DS.
Mystery Case Files
The Littlest Petshop