This page lists the newest action games to be added recently to the Learn4Good Games Area, where children and Big Kids can play online games for free. We hope that you and your family and friends enjoy these fun easy-to-play to more challenging games.
Pick & Dig is a challenging and stimulating, logic-based, brain teaser puzzle game of 36 levels where you must very carefully guide Pedro the Pink through dangerous mines and a series of platform-based levels using tools such as pickaxes, shovels, ladders, and other mining equipment. Being a large, egg-shaped creature, Pedro cannot jump, so he needs to gain access to ledges and exit doors by knocking down obstacles with a pickaxe, digging through the ground using a shovel, and climbing via ladders.
Skills / strategy required: In this quirky problem-solving game, combine analytical thinking skills with creative engineering know-how as you work to figure out a solution that guides Pedro to the Exit Door in each level. A good strategy is to be patient and take your time – Try to logically and methodically break down what you need to do step by step in order to get Pedro where he needs to go. Trial and error (learning from your mistakes) is a very important element of this fun game.
Intrusion is a highly-challenging, platform-based, side-scrolling shooter game for older kids where you must blast your way through five levels of enemies including robots, skilled enemy combatants, and helicopters. You play the role of a Rambo-style, stealth commando figure, and must quickly move through tricky platform and ledge-filled levels, eliminating enemies through intense combat, accurate shooting, and generally causing as much mayhem as possible!
Skills required: In this awesome, fast-paced, aiming and accuracy-based action game, you need to exhibit fast reactions and nifty keyboard control skills as you guide your commando through each tricky level. Good observation and hand-eye coordination skills are very important as you try to anticipate enemy attacks, avoid enemy missiles, and survive for as long as possible.
The Time is Broken is a fun and quirky, platform-based action adventure game where you must collect 24 clocks in each level while simultaneously avoiding clones of your own jumping character (a professor)! Use fast reactions, good timing and deft keyboard control to collect the clocks, and try to dodge and weave around the blue clones of the professor that appear.
Background info: Professor Timothy tried to make a time machine from a gazillion of clocks. Unfortunately, the mechanism failed, and now Timothy (you) must try to retrieve all of the clocks from each level. However, the malfunction of time means that clones also randomly appear in each level – These are previous versions of you, stuck in a time loop! You must avoid these clones as coming into contact with one causes a devastating time paradox!
Skills / tip: Very fast reflexes, good observation and hand-eye coordination skills are all really important in this ledge and jumping-based skill and puzzle game. The dangerous clones behave erratically, but they always repeat their movements. Try to use this factoid to your advantage in your quest to avoid contact with them!
Flexi Combat is an intense, 360 degree, turret gun-based survival shooter game where you must display very fast reactions and smart aiming & accuracy skills. Defend your firepower-filled tank from a central position against oncoming alien-robotic hybrids, and survive for as long as possible against the enemy onslaught, scoring as many points as possible.
Strategy / skills required: Flexi Combat is a tough, non-stop, space alien shoot ‘em up arcade game where a high level of focus and concentration is essential to your survival and longevity as you must deal with consistent waves of enemy fighters. Timing your shots is also key! You must combine nimble reflexes with good hand-eye coordination skills in order to keep your rivals at bay. Snap decision making skills also come into play as you must swiftly select which weapon to use for each situation or wave.
Do you possess the slick piloting skills necessary to handle one of the most advanced fighter jets ever to grace the skies? F/A-18 Hornet is a highly-challenging, twin-engine supersonic combat jet flying simulation game where you must complete pilot training, and undertake tricky missions with the might of a F/A-18 Hornet at your fingertips. Use your computer mouse to guide the F/A18 along the path of the lead enemy airplane for as long as you can, dodge and avoid enemy missiles, take out opposition jets, bomb land-based targets, and more!
Reasons to play this cool online dogfighting game: Fighter jet aficionados and war plane buffs should enjoy the realistic action and in-depth mission details. This awesome PC game plays as a stern exercise and test of your concentration and observation skills, hand-eye coordination, fast reactions, stamina, determination, persistence, and more. Increase your skills as your graduate from basic training to full-on fighter pilot extraordinaire!
Strategy to win: Practice makes perfect! We highly recommend that you go through the rigorous training process before playing the ‘Mission’ mode. However, if you think you've automatically got what it takes to jump in head first into a mission – be our guest! Naturally, you must remain supremely focused and ‘in the zone’ at all times when piloting the F/A-18 Hornet. One slip, and you could likely be pressing the eject button!
Guide an acrobatic sleuth to the red Exit Door in a series of 20 increasingly challenging levels that present a fun mix of reactions-based tasks and brain-teaser challenges! Detective Conrad: Rooms of Mystery is a challenging, problem-solving puzzle and platform game for older kids / teens where you play the role of the resourceful Detective Conrad who must find hidden objects to solve the mystery for his clients.
Sort of like a blend of Super Mario, Spiderman and Sherlock Holmes all in one, Conrad is an acrobatic hero that can walk up walls, leap magically-high into the air, bash things with a baseball bat, and more! No mystery case is too hard for this detective!
Reasons to play this addicting, multi-level arcade game: Brain-teaser fans take note! Unlike most platform-based puzzlers that focus solely on keyboard skill and reflexes, this is actually a rather intricate puzzle game, especially in later levels. Test and exercise your analytical thinking skills as well as good finger speed and keyboard control.
Strategy to win: Keep an open mind in each level. Even if the solution doesn't appear immediately evident, keep investigating all elements. Determination, stamina and persistence are really important if you want to get to the end – So don't give up easily!
Play a funny, highly-addicting, platform action game featuring freehand scribble-style, hilarious graphics! Doodle is a challenging, jumping-based platform game where you must guide a brave, sword-wielding, doodle stickman character to a checkered flag exit in a series of increasingly-difficult levels. Faced with treacherous ledges, moving platforms, and a pack of mutant erasers for enemies, this is one of the wackiest adventure games you're ever likely to play in a while!
Reasons to play this crazy platform game: Enjoy a Mario-style ledge and jumping game with a quirky twist! Doodle presents a stern exercise and test of your hand-eye coordination skills, fast reflexes and reaction speed, determination, stamina, and more.
Strategy to win: Trial and error is essential in almost every level here – Try to figure out the best way to use the various ledges and your character's jumping skill to your advantage. Solid, nimble keyboard control skills are also of the utmost importance. With very little room for error, try to remain highly focused and ‘in the zone’ at all times!
En garde – It's time for a wacky, 2-player, medieval swordfight battle royale! Turnaus is a fun and competitive, street fighter-style, skill-based action game for 1 and 2 players where you engage in a high-energy sword battle between two master knights – with the ultimate goal of bashing down your opponent's castle door in order to gain entry, and simultaneously capturing your opponent's flag!
Reasons to play this light-hearted, sword combat-based arcade game: Play against a friend, classmate or family member in a one-on-one battle where fast reactions and tactics are key. Bring out your competitive nature as you try to use your opponent’s body weight to crash open the castle door.
Strategy to win: You can't gain entry to your opponent's castle unless you force the enemy knight to fall repeatedly against his own door. This means you must try your best to be constantly on the front foot. Defensively, try not to be pinned back toward your own door, use good strategic moves such as jumping and changing direction. Try to fool your opponents, and force them to miss with their sword swipes. Remember that in any battle, you need bucket loads of determination and stamina in reserve to see your way through! Practice builds skill!
Dash around a confined desert battlefield, and eliminate enemy tanks with accurate missile shots in this high-energy, survival game for 1 and 2 players! Tanks is a straight-forward, aiming and accuracy-based skill game where you must use fast reactions and sharp keyboard tapping and mouse control skills to maneuver a speedy tank around a small battlefield area. With enemies approaching from all angles, you must blast your way to victory in increasingly-difficult levels.
Reasons to play this tank battle arcade game: This is a simple, easy-to-play tank battle game with no frills – just eliminate the approaching enemy tanks to progress. Enjoy the fast-paced, non-stop combat action as you work hard to survive the enemy-filled landscape. You can also play this as a 2 Player army teamwork challenge, with one player controlling tank movement and the other in charge of the aiming and firing!
Strategy to win: Try to combine good ‘front foot’ attacking play with smart defensive movement. Try not to leave your tank in the one position for more than a couple of seconds – Dodge and weave around the battlefield to confuse your enemies. Use power-ups and special weapons to your advantage.
Fire and Bombs II is a skill and survival strategy-based ‘Bomberman-style’ arcade game for 1 and 2 players where you try to be the ‘last one standing’ in a 4-way tactical battle to smartly place bombs to eliminate your all of your opponents. Here, you dash around a confined game screen and attempt to catch your opponents in the blast radius of your carefully-placed bombs.
Reasons to play this reactions-based survival game: Bomberman-type games require much more tactical finesse, calculated visual awareness and strategy skills than a regular shooting or explosives-style challenge. Fire and Bombs II exercises and tests your hand-eye coordination and reflexes as you enter into an intense battle for territory and control of the play area. Play against school classmates, best friends or family members in the fun, crazy multiplayer mode.
Strategy to win: Carefully and methodically combine attack and defense if you want to emerge victorious here. Dodging and weaving around the confined game screen is important, but it's no good if you don't have a coherent and cunning plan to blow up all of your opponents. There is no way to hide away and expect victory to fall into your lap – you have to go out there and make it happen!
Strategically plant bombs, avoid enemy explosives, and race around a confined game screen to become the last robot standing in this high octane ‘classic Bomberman-style’ arcade game. Box10 Bomber is a reactions-based, survival adventure and movement game where you must eliminate all of the enemy robots with well-placed, well-timed bombs. Featuring 1 player and 2 player modes, battles take place in a confined, warehouse-style play area with nowhere to hide!
Reasons to play this fast-paced, interactive arcade challenge: Unlike general, aiming, accuracy and shooting games, ‘Bomberman’ games require a lot more finesse, timing, and strategy skills. Test and exercise your tactical awareness as you dodge and weave around the narrow game area, dropping sneaky bombs while attempting to avoid harm from enemy devices. Unleash your competitive side with a fun 2 Player mode that adds a friend, classmate or family member into the battle!
Strategy to win: This game requires tactful, careful movement and bomb placing prowess. Fast keyboard control skills are vital for attacking and defensive purposes. In 2 Player mode, you could perhaps make an alliance with a partner to take out the computer robots before facing each other in an epic, final one-on-one showdown!
Carefully control a fast-paced cable car through wacky obstacle courses and bring your passengers safely to their destinations! Skywire 2 is a challenging, multi-level, reflexes and timing skills-based game with 1 and 2 player modes where you must guide a sky-high cable car along a wild, hindrance-filled rail track while safely keeping at least one passenger on board until you reach the finish line. Play as a solo cable car operator, or race against a friend / family member in an action-packed, 2-player race mode!
Reasons to play this cool & quirky arcade game: Perhaps think of this fun game as a more structured and motor-driven rollercoaster-like game where you can test and exercise your hand-eye coordination skills, focus, keyboard control, reaction speed and finger dexterity, timing skills and stamina as you try to zip the cable car along toward the finish.
Strategy to win: Although finishing the level quickly is advantageous, you must be careful and methodical in your movements. Sometimes you might have to slow down completely or even reverse a bit in order to avoid obstacles. Remember, your priority is to protect the people on board!
Prove that good teamwork definitely rules! TwinCat Warrior 2 is a fun and tricky 1 or 2-player platform adventure game where you must guide a two brave cat warriors through 40 increasingly-challenging platform levels. Working as a team, you lead the dynamic feline duo through ledge and obstacle-filled levels, collecting gold coins and eventually escaping. You can choose to ‘go solo’ and control both cats simultaneously, or join forces with a good friend, classmate or family member to control both cats separately as a two player team.
Reasons to play this light-hearted, arcade action game: Combine classic platform tasks such as running, jumping, and collecting coins with problem-solving puzzle challenges and features such as flipping switches, door opening mechanisms, accurate cannon firing requirements, and more!
Strategy to win: Good teamwork is absolutely essential! One cat alone could not complete the various tasks required, so you need to combine the unique attributes and efforts of this cute duo to your advantage. Smart keyboard control skills are also very important.
Protect your base. Do everything in your power from top of your tower to ensure that the enemy does not successfully scale the wall! That's the job and mantra of The Towerman!
The Towerman is a straightforward, tower defense-style survival game where you must launch rocks off of the top of your castle tower, and skillfully dislodge the determined enemy warriors constantly climbing toward the top. With 1 or 2-player options, you can choose to take a solo stand against the invaders or enlist the help of a trusted comrade (a good friend, classmate or family member).
Reasons to play this aiming and accuracy-based skill game: While many tower defense games require deep thought and constantly changing strategy, this game features a refreshingly-simple concept: ‘Survive by throwing rocks and hitting the enemy.’ Test your concentration levels and reflexes as you engage in a fierce battle with the hordes of enemy climbers.
Strategy to win: Survival is dependent on your reaction skills, keyboard control, observation skills, focus, accuracy and determination. You must be constantly on the move; there is no time to rest as you repeatedly launch rocks to keep the invading force at bay. Good teamwork - If playing with a defensive partner, communicate with each other to identify key threats and areas that need urgent attention.
Play a high-octane, reactions-based, rugby simulation and survival game with 1 and 2-player options! Try Hard: 2015 Rugby World Cup Combat is a fun and highly-challenging, ball sports-based skill game where you must dodge and weave around opposition players out to smash you with crunching tackles! Your dynamic rugby player duo are involved in an epic survival dash through a plethora of increasingly mean opponents, and must quickly toss the ball between each other to help avoid the heavy collisions!
Reasons to play this exciting and addicting, online rugby game: Test and exercise your reflexes and reaction speed as you attempt to skillfully dodge the many oncoming opponents. You don't have to be a rugby union or league fan to enjoy the fun, fast-paced action on display - This is a funny skill-based running survival game at heart for those who enjoy a chuckle or two!
Strategy to win: Use nimble keyboard control, good observation skills, vigilance and an appetite for good teamwork. Keep an eagle eye out for the fast-approaching defense, and pass the rugby ball deftly and tactfully to avoid getting smashed! You need to be aware of when your runner is getting tired, and needs a brief rest.
Fortz is an epic and highly-challenging, interactive 2-player battle game that combines strategy, tower defense, accuracy-based shooting, platform action, and more. Play against a best friend or family member in a high-octane tactical battle where your goal is to defend your base and eliminate your opponent with accurate shooting and shrewd tactical play and defensive fort building.
Reasons to play this entertaining, platform-based action game: Bring your competitive side to the forefront as you test your organizational and tactical skills under pressure. With so many genres represented here – fans of online shooting games, action games, tower defense games and battle strategy should all find something to their liking!
Strategy to win: Use a combination of weaponry (cannons, air strikes and bombs) to destroy your opponent! Smart, ‘thinking on your feet’ reaction skills are very important in Fortz as you strive to defend your fort and attack your opponent simultaneously. Multi-tasking skills are also vital – you might need to re-build fort blocks while at the same time collect ammo for future use. Your focus and concentration must also be near peak levels to withstand the barrage from your opponent and some pesky 3rd-party enemies!
Monopoly Money Wars is a quirky, jumping-based, platform action game for 1 and 2 players where you must dash around a series of confined, ledge-filled levels collecting gold coins that rain down from the sky above! Set in a monopoly-style, roll the dice board game environment where instead of falling raindrops you have valuable gold coins, you must race around to collect $100,000,000 worth of gold before your opponent! Take on a crafty computer opponent in 1-player mode, or a motivated, gold-collecting friend in the competitive 2-player mode!
Reasons to play this fun online platformer: While the title might give the first impression that this is a very serious, negotiation-based game, it's actually a very simple and enjoyable jumping-based skill game - kind of like Mario-style games. If you enjoy fast-paced platformers and nifty keyboard control skill games, you're in the right place!
Strategy to win: Good reaction speed, observation skills and a competitive nature are essential as you leap around the game screen in search of as many gold coins as you can gather. Nimble arrow key control is important as you leap to higher, more rewarding ledges.
Pirates Musketeers is a challenging, pirate-based, platform-shooter game with 1 and 2 Player modes: Play the role of a little pirate warrior defending your seas from invasion, and leap around pirate ships eliminating enemies with accurate missile shots and other innovative weapons. Choose to ‘go it alone’ or team up with a friend to take on the quirky and unusual enemies in each of the 18 increasingly-difficult levels.
Reasons to play this ledge-based, action adventure game: Sail into the wacky world of pirate ships that have been overrun by weird blob-like alien creatures, hat-wearing eagles, robotic airships, and other unusual enemies. Exercise your battle sharpness and keyboard control skills as you attempt to rid each pirate ship of the unwanted guests.
Strategy to win: As with most platform-based games, fast reactions and good observation skills are very important. You must tactfully leap from ledge to ledge, conserving ammo, and choosing the exact moment to strike. Defensive strategy is also important here – You cannot be on the attack at all times. If you are playing with a friend, classmate or family member, use smart teamwork to your advantage!
Base Bros. is a crazy, action-packed, teamwork-based, 2 player game that combines aiming and accuracy-based shooting, tower defense, robotic invaders and platform action! You and a best buddy play the roles of the ‘Base Bros’, a brave brotherly duo of pixel-style mini warriors who must defend their base at the bottom of the game screen by eliminating the invading aircraft and robotic enemy soldiers that approach in waves. Utilizing large cannon / turret-style anti-aircraft guns as well as individual hand-held weapons, you must combine your resources and skills to team up and defeat the enemy!
Reasons to play this fun shooting-based arcade game: This game traverses a range of classic genres – meaning it should appeal to fans of classic aiming and accuracy games, space invaders-style challenges, tower defense games, and combat-based platformers. Although it is technically possible to play by yourself, it's much more enjoyable (and a LOT less difficult) if you play alongside a friend or family member. Here, Good Teamwork Rules!
Strategy to win: Your concentration levels must be at max as you contend with wave after wave of enemy aircraft and warriors. Good keyboard control is also vital as you try to stop the invading enemy forces in their tracks. Combining your firepower is essential – You won’t get far without working selflessly as a team! Communication is key – Let each other know when and where you see the next threat!
Play a very challenging, high-intensity, futuristic tower defense game for older kids / teens where you are in charge of defending your server from waves of attacking viruses (geometric shapes). VR Defender Y3K is an innovative, interactive, space-age battle strategy game with cool retro-style graphics where you must defend a super computer's firewall from constant attack by enemy viruses. As Chief Network Security Engineer, you must methodically place virtual turret guns along the network path in order to stop the waves of viruses before they penetrate your firewall.
Background info: The year is 3000, and a hi-tech software company has employed you to defeat the hundreds of viruses that plan to attack their server. However, due to sudden budget cuts, you must raise your own virtual income for further weapons by collecting bounties from each virus that you eliminate.
Reasons to play this cool, strategy-based survival game: Exercise your strategic decision-making skills and tactical battle skills as you carefully and meticulously build turrets in defensively-advantageous positions along the pathway. Experienced fans of tower defense games should enjoy the challenging, fast-paced action here.
Strategy to win: A cool head is important here, as is the leadership skill to see the ‘bigger picture’. Measured, clinical placing of turrets is the best strategy. It's all well and good to have turret guns placed where the enemy first appears but what if they break through your initial defenses? So choose your defense placements wisely!