Gaming is an acquired taste, and not a lot of people have that taste! That’s why game companies keep this in mind when developing games everyone will enjoy! Here are the 25 best video games to play with non gamers!
Stardew Valley is a relaxing game about farming, and it can be a fun game for someone to play, or to just sit back and watch someone else play!
ARMS is Nintendo’s most recent fighting game and features unique controls in which players swing the remotes to punch! This can be perfect for families or friends trying to stay in shape together!
Borderlands 2 is an easy to pick up first person shooter/RPG. It has lovable characters, and awesome missions you can tackle with just about anyone!
Call of Duty Zombies
Zombies are always a source of fun, no matter the medium! Call of Duty Zombies is no exception! Any of the three Black Ops games can be a great source of zombie killing fun!
TLOZ: Breath of the Wild
Breath of the Wild is another one of those games that is breathtaking for the player playing, or someone who’s just watching. You can also play multiplayer if you have the Switch version, where each person takes a controller and controls half of Link!
This is the ultimate old person video game. It hit homes around the world, bonding families, and getting people up off the couch!
Forza is a video game about cars, and racing. Not much to not like here! If you don’t like the gameplay at least the cars are nice to look at!
Gears of War Series
The GOW series has always had the option to play through it’s story mode with two people, bonding friends and families over the brutal slaughtering of aliens!
The Snipperclips series features co-op gameplay that is unique and fun! It’s easy to learn, but also needs solid cooperation to complete the levels!
The Halo series is a great source for cooperative play, and is easy to get the hang of! Just might wanna turn down the difficulty settings!
The Kirby series is a great place for someone who’s never played a platforming game! It’s slow paced, multiplayer, and a lot of fun!
The Mario Party series is perfect for families and friends to bond over fighting over how unfair the game is! It creates great moments full of laughter and rage!
Left 4 Dead 2
Left 4 Dead 2 is a simple game about killing zombies! That’s your only objective other than follow the teammate who knows what they’re doing!
The Lego games offer something for everyone! A simple family friendly experience for newcomers, and solid gameplay and story for more experienced players!
Little Big Planet 2
Little Big Planet 2 is a platformer where you can have up to four players playing at once. It gets difficult at times, but with the help of friends it’s sure to be a breeze!
Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 8 is simple and easy to pick up! Unlike other racing games, it has familiar faces which could entice non gamers to want to play!
Minecraft is a game for everyone. It has no real objective, but build. It’s charming simplicity was made for anyone and everyone!
Portal 2 introduced multiplayer into the mix, and pitted two players brains together to try and figure out tricky puzzles!
Rayman Legends is a solid platformer, and is more for experienced players. However, it can also be a great step into harder platformers for someone who’s used to playing Kirby!
Injustice 2 offers players a fighting game with all of their favorite superheroes! It has a nice learning curve offering players training, and a move list!
Street Fighter Series
The Street Fighter series has always offered a unique take on the fighting genre, and it’s more cartoon appearance can seem more appealing to a non gamer!
Super Mario 3D World
Super Mario 3D world offers 4 player co-op with four different unique characters! It is fun for the whole family as four players scramble across the screen trying to make it to the end goal!
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Many gamers would say Super Mario Galaxy 2 has some of the laziest multiplayer, but not for non gamers. The second player takes control of a cursor and collects star bits for the main player!
Super Smash Bros. Series
Super Smash Bros. is an easy to learn fighter, that has an extensive cast of characters! Recently the number of playable characters increased to 8! Now even grandma can play!
Animal Crossing Series
The Animal Crossing series is a perfect peaceful experience for anyone who’s a gamer or not! Who doesn’t want to simulate life in a town full of animals?