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Skylanders Giants, Harry Potter, Disney Princesses & more: The Best Family Video Games for 2012

Our round-up of the funnest and funkiest games for consoles, XBox and Wiis...


Posted: 21 December 2012
by Catherine O'Dolan


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Skylanders: Giants
Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii £54.99, 7+
Remember the game Dungeons and Dragons? Well, meet the 21st century version that's all the rage for boys of a certain age. This hugely popular immersive game allows young adventurers to collect action figures –  lots of them at rather princely sums – place them on the Portal Of Power then watch them embark on a quest before your eyes, zipping and zapping baddies as they go along and earning themselves funds to extend their super powers. The sequel to Spyro’s Adventure, Giants continues said valiant questing through unchartered battlegrounds with fresh baddies to bash and 40 – ah yes, gotta "collect 'em all”! – new figures to collect. Already a playground hit, we predict this series will run and run... 

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