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.
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!
How many yards can a duck make trying to survive against a very hungry shoal of piranha fish? Piranha Chase is a slightly crazy, fun and addicting avoider game and runner / chase-style challenge for older kids / teens that pits a very eccentric rubber duck against a piranha family along a treacherous river. Your job is to help Ducky to dodge the individual piranha, and make as many yards forward upstream as possible by controlling the direction that the little duck swims at any moment.
Reasons to play this very challenging game of survival and skill: If you enjoy hectic / fast reaction speed, finger dexterity and keyboard control challenges with a quirky twist, this wacky game certainly fits the bill for firmly exercising your reflex and reaction skills.
Best strategy: Dodge and weave your way along the river for as long as possible! Learning from trial and error plays a big part in your success strategy here as it might take you a few runs to get used to the attacking movements of the piranha fish. Good concentration, observations and anticipation skills are also vital as you try to predict when and where the piranha will approach from next.
Mechanical Commando is an intense, highly-challenging, reactions and shooting-based action game for older kids and teens where you must guide a giant robotic commando (a mech) through a series of long-haul, ground-force combat levels. With the ultimate goal of defeating the ‘boss’ character and then escaping each level before the time runs out, you must use fast keyboard control, accurate mouse-clicking and smart ammunition selection skills to eliminate enemies, and avoid counter fire. There is definitely no room for error in this high-intensity futuristic battle!
Reasons to play this addicting, mech shooter game: Stimulate and exercise your reaction speed, finger dexterity and coordination, observation skills and good strategy application as you dodge and weave through scores of enemy soldiers and similar mechanical commandos to yourself.
Best strategy to win: Keep a cool head! Each level is quite long compared to many battle adventure challenges, so take your time in searching for the big boss. Barreling around the battlefield with no strategic nous is a sure-fire way to get your mech into deep trouble! Instead, you need be more purposeful, direct and swift in your movements. Enter an area full of enemies, give them a rapid burst of missile fire, and then retreat or move to the side as quickly as possible. Keep an eye out for valuable power-ups and health packs too – they could be vital to your mission!
Pharaoh's Second Life is a fun and addicting platform adventure game and physics-based puzzler where you must guide a brave young Pharaoh through a series of 25 escape-based levels. Test yourself against classic platform / arcade game challenges such as running, jumping, collecting keys, shifting blocks, leaping over lava pits, teleporting stations, and more.
Background info: After being knocked unconscious by a falling coconut, our Pharaoh hero was accidentally mummified by his people! Having woken up in his tomb, he must try to escape all 25 levels in a vast pyramid labyrinth!
Reasons to play this fun, online platform game: Exercise your fast reactions, hand-eye coordination, problem solving determination as you embark on an epic journey through treacherous, obstacle-filled levels. Enjoy the Mario-style game play as you contend with numerous tricky challenges in each level.
Strategy to win: Some levels additionally require shrewd logical thinking and strategy rather than simply running and jumping actions. For example: you might have to move blocks onto a weight system in order to gain access to a door key, and other similar tasks. You must learn from your mistakes through trial and error, and try to use the terrain of each level to your advantage.
Fureyes: Base Defense is a challenging, fast-paced, real-time tower defense-based strategy game where you must protect your base from attack by one-eyed creatures called Fureyes. Although perhaps cute and cuddly in appearance, these cheeky little guys are out on a mission to destroy your base!
Reasons to play this high-octane, defense tactics-based game: For fans of classic tower defense games, Fureyes: Base Defense has the added challenge that the Fureyes don't just attack along one path – They have different entry points around the 360 degree play area (with your base positioned in the center). This provides a stern test of your battle strategy skills! Can you cover all angles, and you prove yourself to be a master tactician in the face of overwhelming pressure and high numbers of invading enemy forces?
Strategy to win: A cool head is as essential here as in any battle! In defense, you must use good strategy, well-placed turret guns, and accurate magic spells to eliminate the invaders. Even though you face wave after wave of Fureyes, you must calmly make your decisions about where and when to place your turrets. Use special moves to your advantage – Wait until the perfect moment to strike in order to eliminate as many bad guys as possible in one swoop!
Granny Strikes Back is an epic, addicting and wacky tower defense-style strategy and shooting game for older kids / teens. Here, you play the role of a reclusive grandma whose home in the woods is under attack from alien snowmen – but little do the icy attackers know! Granny is in fact a highly-skilled, former special agent, and has more firepower, courage and willpower than you could ever imagine!
Background info: After crash-landing on earth, a band of aliens set out to find the unusual fuel needed to restart their ship – raspberry jam. Coincidentally, Granny makes dozens of delicious batches of jam every year, so the aliens summon an army of snowmen to send Granny packing, and steal her jam. Unfortunately for the aliens, this awesome Granny is more than willing to fight back!
Reasons to play this crazy, action-packed adventure: Chances are you won't play a quirkier or funnier tower defense game very often! Just the sight of Granny barreling around her garden firing cannonballs at snowmen is enough to get you hooked! Fans of classic tower defense games and platform adventures should enjoy the fast-paced action and fluid gameplay. Each level features hordes of enemy snowmen and tons of different weapons, defense styles and more.
Strategy to win: This Granny is as nimble-footed as Mario on a top day! Good reflexes and reaction speed are very important as you move quickly around the play area to fend off snowman attackers. Sharp observation skills are also really important – as many levels feature enemies approaching from all angles, and you need to be aware of where the danger is coming from at all times. Smart strategy / decision making skills also come into play as you select which upgrades to purchase in between levels.
Knights Invasion is a challenging aiming and accuracy-based shooting and tower defense strategy game for older kids where you play the role of a highly-skilled archer and sentry who must guard the medieval castle that protects your kingdom from waves of invading knights. You must eliminate the charging hordes of armored knights before they reach your castle walls. The kingdom's survival rests in your skillful hands!
Reasons to play this action-packed medieval battle game: Exercise your coordination and defense strategy skills as you attempt to tactfully and carefully fire arrows at the invading army of knights. If you like high-octane, non-stop defensive action, you're in for a treat!
Strategy to win: A cool head, good battle readiness, and a high-level of mouse clicking skill are all essential attributes required here if you want to be a defense hero. Picking off the most dangerous enemy first at any moment is vitally important, so our decision making and priority selection skills are paramount. Discipline and endless determination come natural to a top defender!
Bandit: Gunslinger is an old wild west-themed, side-scrolling, shooting and platform game where you must make your way along the roof of a moving train, eliminating enemies and dodging obstacles as you progress! You play the role of a principled gunslinger, and must fight off a gang of scruffy bandits out to get you! One mistake - and you're a goner!
Reasons to play this fast-paced, cowboy action game: This is a good fun, old-fashioned, wild-west shootout on top of a fast-moving locomotive! It doesn't get much more old-school arcade than this! Exercise your fast reactions and observation skills as you fend off enemies from both sides, and leap over obstacles to remain upright on the train.
Strategy to win: Constant vigilance and anticipation skills are the key to success here. You must be continuously on alert for bandits attacking from your left or right, and also be on the lookout for pesky poles and signs that could easily knock you over if you don't take fast, evasive action. Good keyboard control is also vital as you must quickly learn to control your movement and weapon at the same time.
Enter the World War II Battle of Britain time period of 10 July – 31 October 1940, and shoot, bomb, dodge and defeat the invading Luftwaffe in an exciting, side-scrolling shooter! Pilot a fully-loaded Allied fighter airplane in a series of high-octane, action-packed battles of the skies. Fighter Patrol 42 is a tricky, fast-paced, flying war game where you take on enemy fighter aircraft in increasingly-challenging dogfight encounters.
Featuring awesome virtual replicas of actual WWII propeller fighter planes - Supermarine Spitfire, P51 Mustang, Focke-Wulf FW190, Messerschmitt Bf110 (Me110), and more, this is a tough piloting challenge designed to keep you on the edge of your seat!
Reasons to play this cool fighter pilot simulation game: Fans of dogfight battle games and fighter pilot action should enjoy the explosive entertainment on display! History buffs and fans of classic World War II fighter planes should hopefully enjoy the attention to detail and cool educational tidbits revealed about each airplane.
Strategy to win: Fast reactions, good hand-eye coordination and observation skills, sharp anticipation skills, and ample reserves of courage are all very important traits of a top fighter pilot. Accurate mouse clicking and control is also vital as you attempt to shoot as many Luftwaffe planes out of the sky as you can while avoiding damage to your own aircraft.
Aqua Turret is an action-packed, aiming and accuracy-based, shooting and survival game! You control a large, rotating turret gun in the center of the ocean, and must fend off wave after wave of attacks from enemy ships. You may occasionally call on help from your air force buddies, but for the most part, you are on your own in a high-pressure battle for survival in the open sea!
Reasons to play this challenging turret gun defense game: Exercise your fast reactions, observation skills, battle readiness and endurance as you quickly swivel your turret gun around - eliminating as many enemy ships as possible.
Strategy to win: As captain of a vessel under constant attack, you need to keep a cool head at all times. Utilize good strategy and your desire to win with quick-fire missile fire and well placed torpedo launches as you tactfully attempt to keep the increasingly-large fleet of opponents at bay! Calmly choose your moments to attack enemy ships with accurate bursts of artillery fire. Good keyboard and mouse control is essential if you want to survive deep into this challenge!
Solve platform puzzles by creating and controlling dummies to mimic your movements. Fancy Wizard is a clever problem-solving game and interactive platform adventure puzzle where you must use innovative strategy to guide a red-robed wizard through a series of 18 enclosed platform levels. Your wizard can perform magical feats – and his specialty is creating a team of duplicate ‘helper dummies’ (when necessary) that can perform certain key tasks such as flipping switches, distracting enemies, forming jumping pads, and more. Your job is to carefully utilize these dummies in order to ensure your wizard makes it safely through each level!
Reasons to play this quirky brain teaser: Exercise your analytical thinking and problem-solving skills as you figure out how to exploit the unique dummy-creating magic of your wizard. Think of the possibilities!
Strategy to win: Good team management and logical strategy is the key to guiding your wizard to the Exit Door in each level. Fast reactions and solid keyboard control skills also come into play. You must be patient, determined, and ready to engage in trial and error (and learn from your mistakes!). Use dummies to reach ledges that the wizard cannot, slow down other characters by forming blockades, and get them to stand guard on special switches and door-opening buttons.
Ruthless Pandas is a high-octane, aiming and accuracy-based shooting game and survival challenge where you play the role of a liberated space pirate who must guide a large panda-piloted aircraft through an alien bear-filled, side-scrolling battlefield, defeating the enemy army and boss characters while collecting back the stolen gemstones. Utilizing accurate missile-path-drawing techniques and constant upgrades for your flight ship, you must save Panda Planet from complete destruction by the evil Brown Bear Invasion Force!
Reasons to play this quirky skill-based action game: Exercise your fast reactions, dogged determination and tactical nous as you battle your way through the hordes of invading bears, shooting down as many as you can with each missile-firing effort. Prove your worth as a master alien-defense captain as you upgrade your aircraft with shrewd purchases and awesome new gadgets as you progress through the battle!
Best strategy to win: Improving and perfecting your missile accuracy is the absolute key to victory. Unlike most virtual shooting activities where you have a handy target marker; here, you must actually draw the intended flight path / trajectory of your missiles using your mouse or touchpad. This becomes easier as you progress, adding bigger and better weapons to your aircraft's arsenal of destruction! Patience too is essential.