Top Family Games of 2009

Welcome to's top family games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 5.

    Pinball Dreaming: Pinball Dreams

    Pinball Dreaming is fun to play and a worthy addition to any Pinball Dream fan's collection, but it’s not quite the refinement of the series that we were all hoping for. The original Pinball dreams (released on the Amiga... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 4.


    Invizimals is a fun game that has enough novelty value for gamers to look past its flaws. Not for adults, but kids will enjoy the mix of real world and virtual world gameplay. You might have noticed that this review looks... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PSP

  • 3.


    It's easy to see that the EyePet is the best virtual pet that anyone has ever created. It's cute, it can do lots of neat tricks, and it puts motion controls to great use. Sony's EyePet is more or less a direct descendent... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3

  • 2.

    Boom Blox Bash Party

    This is more or less everything we wanted from a Boom Blox sequel and can't recommend it enough. Boom Blox was one of the best games of 2008. It managed to take an incredibly simple concept (throwing balls at blocks) and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 1.

    Pinball Fantasies

    At £3.99 it's definitely worth a download if you're after a commute killer. If you owned a Commodore Amiga, which you undoubtedly did because you're hardcore, then you probably played Pinball Fantasies, the 1992 pinball game... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PSP