Best Games to Play When You’re Snowed In

Whether you’re snowed in with your kids or want to spend some quality time with them, here are the best video games you can play to connect with your kids! It may seem strange but video games help strengthen bonds between children and their siblings and parents.

GameTruck is excited to tell you that playing video games can improve eyesight, stimulate various brain functions, and can even create social opportunities! Worried about getting the wrong game, console, or not having the accessories needed? GameTruck takes care of your gaming party needs so you don’t have to. Snowed in now? Here are some great multiplayer games for you and your kids when stuck at home!

Guitar Hero

We know that choosing a game for the whole family is a lot of pressure. We’re here to take that stress away with a game the whole family will love! The Guitar Hero series has proven to be hours of fun. The last Guitar Hero released was Guitar Hero Live. If you want to play other Guitar Hero games beforehand, check out:
● Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s
● Guitar Hero: Aerosmith & Guitar Hero: Metallica
● Guitar Hero Smash Hits & Guitar Hero: Van Halen
● DJ Hero & DJ Hero 2
● Guitar Hero 5

Guitar Hero is a great game not only for play dates but for the whole family as well! This game requires some accessories so remember to pick them up! You’ll be looking for the Guitar Hero guitar, drums, and a microphone. You can buy these accessories on Ebay and you can buy the bundle for the Xbox One at Target. For a great price, you can enjoy countless hours of laughter and fun.

Just Dance 2017

When you buy Just Dance 2017, you get a three-month subscription that comes with over 200 songs! You can download the app for your smartphone to track and score your awesome dance moves!

You can also purchase the newly release Just Dance 2018. The 2018 version is available on the Nintendo switch and has the new option of Mario dance play two hands choreographies. This game has 40 of the newest tracks and will get your house poppin’.

We have you covered, we bring the games to you

When you book a birthday party with GameTruck, you get all your video game needs met. We are also a great choice when considering team building activities. How do we get any better you ask? We can also offer a laser tag party at home, that’s how! Visit for game truck rental prices!

Winter Themed Videos Games that Bring the Snow to LA

With the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, on the snowy horizon, you might start to feel left out in LA. Not only are the events happening on the other side of the world, but LA hasn’t seen snow since 1962. These winter themed video games are sure to bring you that little bit closer to experiencing snow in LA.

If you are experiencing FOMO, or fear of missing out this winter, these video games are sure to give you the chills and bring you closer to the action of this year’s winter Olympics.

STEEP Winter Games Edition

Starting at $59.99, available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Steep Winter Games Edition includes Steep, the massive open world video game that places you at the heart of the Alps, and the Alaskan Mountain ranges. Master these Epic mountains on a snowboard, skis, a wingsuit, or paraglider. Seamlessly meet other players on the mountains, and follow them, or challenge your friends to beat your own personal records, lines, and scores.

With the Steep Winter Games expansion, included in the price, you are essentially doubling the size of the game as you explore the legendary Japanese mountains. Train to Qualify for the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Travel throughout the world as you experience what it takes to become an Olympian, as you chase gold in PyeongChang.

Dirt 4

Starting at $59.99 available on PC, PS4, Xbox One

The world’s leading off-road racing series is back! Dirt 4 puts you in the driver’s seat of some of the most powerful and capable off-road vehicles ever created. Drive over 50 of the most legendary and iconic rally cars ever made, over millions of rally routes in Australia, Spain, Michigan, Sweden, and Wales.

While not specifically a winter themed game, a large portion of the game is staged in Sweden, the rally capital of the world. Temperatures drop as low as -22 Fahrenheit in Sweden, these temperatures are sure to make you feel as if you need a sweater for yourself. With dynamic driving physics, will you be able to cope with black ice and snow covered roads?


Starting at $20.00. Available on PC, mobile, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4

This sandbox game is quickly becoming one of, if not, the most popular game ever created. Released in 2009, this game allows players to create their own worlds and their own experiences. Players use building blocks, and resources that they discover throughout their unique online world.

What will you build? A world filled with snow-capped mountains, perhaps?

Host a Video Game Party with GameTruck LA

While we can’t control the weather, we can make sure you have fun this winter! Our team here at GameTruck LA seek to host the most exciting and entertaining parties for video game lovers, as well as those who love to run outside in the sun. GameTruck parties deliver the excitement to your door, with video game parties and LaserTag.

GameTruck Approved Zelda: Breath of the Wild

GameTruck Approved AwardGameTruck Approved Zelda

GameTruck Approved Zelda: Breath of the Wild has our seal of approval because it meets our standard for family-fun, social gaming. GameTruck Approved games are ones that we believe are the best fit for GameTruck Parties. When choosing GameTruck Approved Games, we look for console games that:

  1. embody the spirit of playing together.
  2. have co-operative single screen, but competitive single screen, split-screen, all are candidates.
  3. our audience would enjoy.
  4.  mom would be okay knowing her kids were playing it,
  5. are very rare, are a landmark title (like Zelda), or something novel (like a VR backpack).

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