The 10th installment in the buddy-based battle game, Ratchet and Clank supports up to four players at once in co-op mode. Silly humor and easy challenges (on-screen hints guide you through the levels) make the game perfect for kids.
Disney's most ambitious game yet lets up to four players explore, solve puzzles, and defeat villains (without blood, of course) across six familiar worlds — from Monsters, Inc. to Alice in Wonderland.
With choreographed dance routines and support for up to 20 players in party mode, Everybody Dance is a great way to burn off calories after your holiday feast. The 40-song soundtrack ranges from Barbra Streisand to LMFAO.
We'd never get bored with real board games, but there's still the matter of keeping track of all those little pieces. With the motion-controlled game, our living room literally becomes the board — making us the pieces.
Using THQ's uDraw Tablet controller (sold separately), the entire family can sketch and solve in this 21st-century version of the classic drawing game, Pictionary. The tablet turns your TV into a drawing board and there are four different play modes.
With Kinect Sports Season Two, you can turn your den into a sports arena — and get everyone off the couch after those heavy holiday dinners. The Kinect sensor makes your body the controller in sports like football, baseball, tennis, and golf.
Cabela's Summer Camp lets the whole family compete in summer camp-themed challenges — from archery and kayaking to off-road bicycling. The action is great, but the interactive spectator mode makes this one perfect for settling family feuds.
We're not sure how tangled your family tree is, but with support for up to eight players, Twister Mania makes it easy to work out the kinks. The game follows the classic Twister rules, making your body the game piece.
Budgets may have us second-guessing our usual winter vacation plans, but with Go Vacation, we can enjoy the next best thing to actually being there. The game supports up to four players in activities ranging from skydiving to beach volleyball.
In this game based on the movie of the same name, up to six family members can dance and sing as either the Chipmunks or the Chipettes. Thirty Chipmunk-paced song routines will have everyone burning major calories.
Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One (PS3)
Disney Universe (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC)
Everybody Dance (PS3)
Family Game Night 4: The Game Show (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii)
uDraw Pictionary: Ultimate Edition (PS3, Xbox 360)
Kinect Sports Season Two (Xbox 360 (Kinect))
Cabela's Adventure Camp (Xbox 360 (Kinect), Wii, DS)
Twister Mania (Xbox 360 (Kinect))
Go Vacation (Wii)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (Xbox 360 (Kinect), Wii, DS)