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Overview

There are a great many games out there, and while many of them provide an entertaining way to spend some of your free time, there are always going to be titles that aren't so much fun. Below is a listing of games I've reviewed that I particularly liked, and while my own standards of what qualifies as "fun" is a bit loose, I think a lot of gamers would agree with the titles I've included here. Of course, lists like this are going to be subjective. Everyone is perfectly free to disagree with my silly opinion on the topic.

An important thing to note though, is that the list below does not take into account how well the game fits into a Christian worldview. I know that not everyone who comes to this site will be a Christian or even interested in a Christian viewpoint. Some of the people visiting this site are simply here looking for something fun to play. Thus, I felt it would be a good idea to provide a secular viewpoint as well as a religious one.

How to read this chart (Show)

The chart below contains a brief summary of what to expect from various games. This includes the name of the game, its ESRB rating (if any), the age rating I've assigned to it, and a set of five content warnings.

In some cases, you may see a icon to the left of a game's name. This indicates that a game is recommended for Christian gamers. Games without this icon aren't bad games, but they may include content that Christians find offensive.

The five content warning fields summarize possible issues that may be present in a game. Each field represents a specific category, and a number is used to indicate the severity of the game's content for that category, as shown here:

No Issues 0 1 2 3 4 Severe Issues


Lastly, here is an overview of each of the five categories.

Violence Violence, Blood, and Gore
These three things are grouped together, as they usually come hand-in-hand. Low ratings indicate either no violent content or family friendly violence, like you would find in older arcade games, while higher ratings mean the game is not for the squeamish.
Magic Magic and the Occult
Magic in fiction can be a problem for many Christians; since we are prohibited from practicing it in real life, many Christians also find it troubling to employ it in fiction. Many games also involve cults, demonic themes, and even references to real occult practices. Hence, this category. The sort of magic you'd find in a fairy tale or Disney movie occupies the lower ratings, but dark and twisted themes dominate the higher extremes.
Sex Sexual Content
Not to be a prude, but not everyone wants to encounter suggestive or NSFW material while playing a game. This category is fairly obvious, with lower values meaning there's no sexual content or perhaps a skimpy outift here or there and the higher values delving into softcore porn or various perversions that players might not want to think about. Actual pornographic games are not rated by this site
Civility Civility
Games can involve a lot of swearing, cheating, racism, illegal behavior, or other actions that we wouldn't want to mimic in real life. This category is a measure of how much of that sort of behavior is present in a game. Sometimes this behavior is optional, but occasionally it's encouraged and rewarded.
Religious / Other Religous / Other
This last category is for things that may only offend people with Christian worldviews, such as the presence of homosexuality or explicit mockery of the Christian Faith.

Games in this Category

RecommendedTITLEESRBRatingGore & ViolenceMagic & OccultSexual ContentBehavioral ConcernsReligious & Other
This game is recommended10,000,000NR - Not RatedAges 6 and up11000
This game is recommendedABZÛE - EveryoneEveryone11001
 Alice: Madness ReturnsM - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+32432
 Amnesia: The Dark DescentM - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+23222
This game is recommendedAmong the SleepT - TeenagersAges 13 and up00010
 Angry Video Game Nerd I and II DeluxeNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up21332
This game is recommendedAntichamberNR - Not RatedEveryone00010
 AquariaNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up22113
This game is recommendedAudiosurfNR - Not RatedEveryone00000
This game is recommendedBeat HazardE - EveryoneAges 6 and up10000
 Beat Hazard 2NR - Not RatedAges 10 and up10020
This game is recommendedBejeweled 3E - EveryoneEveryone11000
This game is recommendedBlocks that MatterNR - Not RatedEveryone10000
 BorderlandsM - Mature AudiencesAges 13 and up30222
This game is recommendedCaptain Bible in The Dome of DarknessNR - Not RatedEveryone10000
This game is recommendedCar Mechanic Simulator 2015NR - Not RatedEveryone00000
This game is recommendedCave StoryE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 6 and up11100
This game is recommendedCelesteNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up11000
 Chinese ParentsNR - Not RatedAdults - 18+00021
This game is recommendedThe Chronicles of Emerland: SolitaireNR - Not RatedEveryone01000
This game is recommendedColoring PixelsNR - Not RatedEveryone00000
 CupheadE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 6 and up11110
 Dead SpaceM - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+32122
 Dead Space 2M - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+32022
 Doom (1993)M - Mature AudiencesAges 13 and up32013
 DOOM (2016)M - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+42003
 Doom 2: Hell on EarthM - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+32013
 Dracula: Love KillsT - TeenagersAges 13 and up22101
 EversionNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up20000
This game is recommendedEveryday Genius: SquarelogicNR - Not RatedEveryone00000
This game is recommendedFaerie SolitaireNR - Not RatedEveryone11000
 Fallout: New VegasM - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+40332
This game is recommendedFarming Simulator 2013E - EveryoneEveryone00000
This game is recommendedFLY'NNR - Not RatedEveryone11000
 Fran BowT - TeenagersAges 13 and up33122
This game is recommendedGlass MasqueradeNR - Not RatedEveryone00101
 Glass Masquerade 2: IllusionsNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up02000
 The HerbalistNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up01200
 Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent RidersNR - Not RatedAdults - 18+42101
This game is recommendedHill Climb RacingE - EveryoneAges 6 and up11000
 Hollow KnightE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 10 and up22001
This game is recommendedHouse FlipperNR - Not RatedEveryone10010
 Jewel Quest 2E - EveryoneAges 6 and up11010
This game is recommendedJumpJet RexNR - Not RatedEveryone10010
This game is recommendedKairoNR - Not RatedEveryone10000
This game is recommendedKero BlasterNR - Not RatedEveryone10000
 Killing FloorM - Mature AudiencesAdults - 18+41210
 Kitty Power's MatchMakerNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up00212
 Last Hope: Zombie Sniper 3DM - Mature AudiencesAges 13 and up20010
 Left 4 Dead 2NR - Not RatedAges 13 and up30120
 LIMBONR - Not RatedAges 13 and up30000
This game is recommendedLOVE 2: KusoNR - Not RatedEveryone10000
This game is recommendedMarvin's MittensNR - Not RatedEveryone01000
This game is recommendedMega Man 11E10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Everyone10000
This game is recommendedMega Man Legacy CollectionE - EveryoneAges 6 and up10000
This game is recommendedMeritousNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up11010
 The MessengerE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 10 and up12010
This game is recommendedMicrosoft JigsawE - EveryoneAges 6 and up01000
This game is recommendedMicrosoft Solitaire CollectionE - EveryoneEveryone00000
This game is recommendedMinecraftE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 6 and up11010
This game is recommendedN++NR - Not RatedEveryone10000
This game is recommendedNightshift CodeNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up10010
This game is recommendedNightskyNR - Not RatedEveryone00000
 OFFNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up21230
 One Finger Death PunchNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up20010
This game is recommendedPAC-MAN Championship Edition DX+E - EveryoneEveryone11000
 Papers, PleaseNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up20220
This game is recommendedPeggle DeluxeNR - Not RatedEveryone01011
 PenumbraM - Mature AudiencesAges 13 and up21110
This game is recommendedPlague Inc: EvolvedNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up11010
 Pony IslandNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up11003
This game is recommendedPortalNR - Not RatedEveryone10020
This game is recommendedPortal 2NR - Not RatedAges 10 and up10120
 PsychonautsT - TeenagersAges 13 and up21210
 Raptor: Call of the Shadows (1994)NR - Not RatedAges 10 and up10000
 The Red Strings ClubNR - Not RatedAdults - 18+21332
 ROBO OHNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up11000
 Rogue LegacyNR - Not RatedAges 10 and up22012
This game is recommendedRomance of RomeE - EveryoneEveryone11011
 Serious Sam: The Second EncounterM - Mature AudiencesAges 13 and up31102
This game is recommendedShovel Knight: Shovel of HopeE - EveryoneAges 6 and up11001
 Spooky BonusNR - Not RatedEveryone01001
This game is recommendedThe Stanley ParableNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up10010
 Star Wars: Dark ForcesT - TeenagersAges 10 and up20000
 StarboundNR - Not RatedAges 10 and up12101
 Stardew ValleyE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 10 and up13012
This game is recommendedSubnauticaE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 6 and up10001
This game is recommendedTasty Planet: Back for SecondsNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up10010
 TerrariaT - TeenagersAges 10 and up23102
 theHunter: Call of the WildT - TeenagersAges 13 and up20000
 The Treasures of Montezuma 4NR - Not RatedEveryone11010
This game is recommendedTrineNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up11001
This game is recommendedUltimate Chicken HorseE10 - Everyone (Ages 10 and up)Ages 6 and up10000
 UndertaleNR - Not RatedAges 13 and up21132
 Viscera Cleanup DetailNR - Not RatedAdults - 18+43110
This game is recommendedVVVVVVNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up10000
This game is recommendedWaking MarsNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up10001
 You Must Build a BoatNR - Not RatedAges 6 and up12000