If you are stuck for ideas for the most fun video games for your kids then look no further! These 10 Cheap Steam Games for kids will keep your little ones entertained without breaking the bank using your home PC.
Have you ever heard of Steam? It’s a great online platform that allows you the user to download games at a snippet of the original cost of the latest games on the market…
Steam have over 3,500 games from Action to Indie and everything in-between. You can enjoy exclusive deals, automatic game updates and other great perks.
My kids often purchase their games from this service. The games keep them entertained and able to play on-line with their friends. You may see your child asking for a Steam Wallet for Christmas and wonder just what this is! A steam wallet can be purchased Much like buying any other kind of gift card or top-up card from many stores including Game, Asda, CD Keys.com and PC World. Steam Wallet codes will give you the credit you need to buy and play games with Steam without having to link a credit or debit card to your Steam Wallet. You can also purchase Funds in your Steam Wallet which may be used for the purchase of any game on Steam or within a game that supports Steam transactions on Steam on-line. I purchase Steam wallets for my boys for Birthdays and Christmas and at other times we purchase them on-line through Steam using PayPal.
So, whether you have a laptop or a desktop PC these top 10 cheap steam games, which are great games for kids are all under £15 and even the adults in the family will probably love them too!
10 Cheap Steam Games for Kids
1. Lego Worlds
Lego worlds is an early access exploration and building game where the goal is to have fun! With a £11 price tag and updates steadily being released with multiplayer planned, this is going to be a sure-fire hit when it’s finished. For more info, please refer to our previous post on Lego Worlds. Get the game here.
2. Goat Simulator
Goat Sim is a game where you’re a goat and you mess about and that’s mostly it! however with the Goat MMO mode and the shenanigans available for just £6.99, you can’t go wrong! I mean, who doesn’t want to be a Goat of Destruction! Get the game here.
Starbound is a game in the vein of terraria and minecraft with one feature to put it on top, SPACE! For £11.99 you can go to endless numbers of galaxies defeating such foes as Dreadwing the Penguin and Skeleton Dragons! With fun for everyone, you’ll never be bored! Get the game here.
4. Plants VS Zombies
You’ve played N.o 2, heck maybe even Garden Warfare, but have you played the original? For £4.25 you get all the fun of Plants VS Zombies, with no timers! extensive playtime, gardening and more are all waiting in this bundle o’ fun! Get the game here.
5. Rocket League
Being £14.99 it’s a tad higher on the price spectrum however, it is well worth it for one of the best games of the year! Free stages, RC Car Football with explosions, tight controls and infinite amounts of fun, you’ll never be bored with Rocket League! Get the game here.
6. Lego Movie The Video Game
Possibly the best movie licensed game there is, Lego Movie is one of the best Lego games as well! Executed perfectly with endlessly fun stages, great characters, a wonderful story and the first Lego game that i managed to 100% complete, for £14.99 you can’t go wrong! Get the game here.
Sonic Adventure two is an example of a great sonic game, not trash like Sonic Boom or ‘06 and for £5.99, you’re saving your wallet too! enjoyable levels, recognizable characters and the debut of Shadow, you’ll be running around at the speed of sound in no time! Get the game here.
8. Castle Crashers
Castle Crashers is a Beat em up with some crude humor, great gameplay, a wide cast of characters and starting as a humble flash game and for only £10 you will be throwing your money at the screen! Furthermore, it is on almost every Summer and Winter sale for usually up to 90% off! 4 player fun at its finest! aimed at the older end with some of the humor it contains. Get the game here.
9. Shovel Knight
Shovel Knight is a love letter to all who hold nostalgia dearly and is one of the best and most tight platformer of 2014! for £10.99 and all the upcoming free DLC, you’ll be playing these for years to come! Steel thy Shovel! Get the game here.
10. Portal 2
Portal 2 is the renowned puzzle game by Valve who created steam and with it’s inclusion of an exclusive multiplayer storyline and ingenious writing, for only £14.99 you’ll be thinking with portals in this one! Get the game here.
Have you played any of these games? I would love to know what you think of them.
These are all purely my opinions, there has been no sponsored or paid advertisements in this post.