There are some things that are just classic and should always be remembered. Games like Monopoly, twister, trouble, scrabble, connect four, and battleship are some of these classics. There are so many different board games out there, but who takes the time to play them anymore? Well it's not so much that they are not played, but more along the lines of where they're played; Online or in some kind of hand held contraption; not that those are not insanely fun, it just looks like the older toys and games have just fallen of the wagon. Especially when it comes to fun games for boys.
It's so easy to remember the days when fun games for boys were out and about in abundance. There were things like slime, build your own bug gumy treat makers, and even things like Nerf dart shooters. Those were the type of things that included every child, but let them have fun in their own right. Being the winner at the end of an all out water gun game was really a special thing for a lot of little boys. Even little footballs and other outdoor toys were more in abundance or promoted for their use. But now, it is very hard to find fun games for boys no matter what the age.
In today's society, fun is the equivalent of electronic. Anyone born in the 90's was an avid technology user by the time they reached middle school. Anyone born in 2000 was a genius technology user by the time they became ten. With PlayStations, X box's, and other Computer Games on the market; it's hard to choose which ones would be appropriate for a young lad. While it's great that all games on the market are required to have some form of rating, it does not make the quest to find fun games for boys easier. Finding out what he likes to do in real life is a great way to get started in figuring out what games they'd like technology wise.
Many electronic fun games for boys are in the action, role playing, fighting, and racing sections. With technology the way it is now, the graphics alone would keep them entertained for a long time to come. Just be sure to ask them what types of games that they'd like before purchase, because games in these times are very expensive. Having them watch walk through of different video games would help them choose what they'd like.