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Family feuds
Buzz! Quiz TV: PlayStation 3 (Rated Teen), Hasbro Family Game Night: PlayStation 2, Wii (Rated Everyone), You're in the Movies: Xbox 360 (Rated Everyone)

Hasbro Family Game Night comes with video game versions of Yahtzee, Battleship, Connect 4, Sorry, Boggle and Sorry! Sliders. Is Hasbro as good as board games of ye olden days? Yes, and it includes variations, such as a bonus Battleship, featuring bombs that hit multiple areas at once.

Sadly, there aren't many video games that are both a) friendly to families of young children, and b) fun. Take a look at You're in the Movies. It comes with a tiny camera you place on your TV. You stand in front of the camera, which projects your image onto the screen, while horribly rendered "movie scenes" serve as background settings.

Buzz! Quiz TV is a basic trivia game for multiple players, and it poses moderately hard questions: "Ferrari makes which of the following car models?" "Which great river originates in the Himalayas and empties into the Bay of Bengal?"

Buzz! isn't bad (or very good), but it loses some potential family gamers because it's rated T for teens, for references to alcohol, blood, suggestive themes and violence.

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