Voting Opens for Family Gamer of the Year 2011


Now in its eight year, voting for the Family Game of the Year has now opened. Nominations have been selected from each of the six age categories:

- Infants (3-6)

- Juniors (7-11)

- Teens (12-17)

- Workers (18+)

- Parents

- Grandparents

The public vote determines a winner is award for each age group, and the game with the most votes overall will be announced as Family Game of the Year in a special episode of Family Gamer TV ( on 31st January 2012.

Details on voting can be found here:

Details on nominating games for FGA 2012 can be found here:

This year the finalists are as follows:

Games for Infants (3 to 6 yrs)

    Spring Peppa Pig Theme Park Fun

    Fruit Ninja

    Just Dance 3

    Kinect Sports Season Two

Games for Juniors (7 to 11 yrs)


    Kirby Mass Attack

    Skylanders Spyro's Adventure

    Disneyland Adventures

Games for Teens (12 to 17 yrs)

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Shadow Wars

    The Gunstringer

    Child of Eden

    Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics

Games for Workers (18 and over)


    Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time


    Super Mario 3D Land

Games for Parents

    Costume Quest

    Driver San Francisco

    FIFA 12

    Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception

Games for Grandparents

    Pictionary Ultimate Edition

    Ghost Trick


    Motion Sports Adrenaline

About the Family Gamer Awards

The Family Gamer Awards FGA suggests ideal games for different family age-groups: Infants, Juniors, Students, Workers, Parents and Seniors.

These awards complement PEGI's age-appropriate ratings by suggesting games each age group will enjoy. Rather than warning families about which games are inappropriate, we suggest which games each age group will get the most out of.

The games awarded for infants for example, not only contain appropriate content for 3 year olds but are also easy enough for them to play and enjoy.

Four times a year we pick the best games in each of our family age groups:

    Spring: February 28th

    Summer: July 28th

    Autumn: October 31st

    Winter: November 31st

    Family Game of the Year: January 31st

Previous Family Gamer Award winners:













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