1. Wonderbook: Book of Spells
The idea of an interactive Harry Potter themed story book was always going to be popular. More surprising is how well the Wonderbook technology works. Even in the hands of younger players the PlayStation Eye camera tracks movements perfectly and creates a magical experience with the promise of more books to come.
Platform: Sony PS3 with PlayStation Move | Price: £50 | PlayStation
Next Kinect Sesame Street TV
T3's pick of the best PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS Vita, 3DS, PC and Wii family games to keep everyone occupied after tucking into the turkey and sprouts
So you've bagged a copy of Far Cry 3, Black Ops 2 or one of the many standout games of 2012, it's fair to say that not everyone will appreciate you pulling out the console and ploughing through hordes of enemies on the living room TV. Thankfully there's still plenty of ways to get your gaming fix as you wait for nan to fall into a deep sleep and everyone else to clear the room so you can have some time with your first person shooter.
Family gaming expert Andy Robertson has been playing his way through the top titles this year that embrace Kinect the best and still play out well on the Wii, picking 10 games the whole clan can enjoy after the plates have been cleared at the dinner table.
Words by: Andy Robertson (@GeekDadGamer) who runs Family Gamer TV and the Family Gamer blog