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User Info: Red_Jester

Red_Jester
5 years ago#1
He can't figure out FPS games just yet, so I'm looking for something a little easier to get into. Violence isn't really an issue.

So far, I've come up with:

Any LEGO game, Toy Story 3, Marvel: UA (Maybe) and Sonic All Stars Racing.

Oh, and I'll be sure to bring up Kinect with his family, but I don't know if they'll have the money to drop on that.
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User Info: Hucast9

Hucast9
5 years ago#2
Maybe Blue Dragon on normal difficulty.

User Info: ninja rabbit

ninja rabbit
5 years ago#3
TMNT: generous checkpoints, fairly straightforward, and unlimited lives

Sonic's Sega Genesis Collection: lots of games that are fairly simple to get into like the Sonic games
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User Info: electrolyzer

electrolyzer
5 years ago#4
Violence isn't an issue? Okay, cool.

Grand Theft Auto IV
Gears of War Trilogy
Mortal Kombat
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Dead Rising
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User Info: Hucast9

Hucast9
5 years ago#5
Project Gotham Racing 4 should be simple. Best racer i've played this gen too. Only $10 brand new.

User Info: Frisco557

Frisco557
5 years ago#6
Hucast9 posted...
Project Gotham Racing 4 should be simple. Best racer i've played this gen too. Only $10 brand new.

This. It's very easy to pick up and play, but isn't ridiculously dull and lacking in content like most kiddy racers like Mario Kart.
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User Info: Prealienking

Prealienking
5 years ago#7
The Orange Box and Portal 2

Six very fun games.
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User Info: DarkStar643

DarkStar643
5 years ago#8
start them out on snes games then work your way up.
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User Info: sonicteam2k1

sonicteam2k1
5 years ago#9
Virtua Fighter 5

Ninja Gaiden II

Dark Souls
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User Info: xReturnerx

xReturnerx
5 years ago#10
DarkVandal posted...
He can't figure out FPS games just yet, so I'm looking for something a little easier to get into. Violence isn't really an issue.

So far, I've come up with:

Any LEGO game, Toy Story 3, Marvel: UA (Maybe) and Sonic All Stars Racing.

Oh, and I'll be sure to bring up Kinect with his family, but I don't know if they'll have the money to drop on that.


I think the LEGO games are really great for kids, there easy, fun and there is no fail state. Also they are co-op so any parent or sibling can play with them.
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