Video games aren’t just for kids anymore and they certainly aren’t just for socially challenged boys anymore either. One study by the Consumer Electronics Association discovered that 65 percent of women in the 25 – 34 age bracket play video games. That has led to more games for females and crafting is being incorporated into some them.

Kirby’s Epic Yarn is for the Nintendo Wii  and has gotten rave reviews and tons of awards from the gaming community. In this Kirby adventure, Kirby is turned into yarn and travels through a beautiful land filled with buttons, fabric and stitches to save the day. The graphics on this game are crazy good. Check out the Nintendo site for videos and extras.

Here is a review of “the cutest game around”.

Crafting Mama is for the Nintendo DS and features Mama trying out 40 different types of crafts. The Mama franchise started out in the kitchen with Cooking Mama and features the same sort of game play here with lots of “mini game” type levels as you work your way through the game. It’s gotten some good reviews on Amazon as well.