The Best Barbie Games for the PC

Save pets, design clothes, and solve puzzles with Barbie

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Growing up, most little girls loved to play with Barbie dolls. Barbie games introduce your young gamer to computers while letting her play with a subject she's familiar with—Barbie. Many of the Barbie games are centered around an adventure and solving a mystery. Some Barbie games focus on dressing Barbie and putting on makeup. Here are some of the best Barbie games for the PC.

"Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp," released in late 2008, is the fourth game in the Barbie Horse Adventures series. 

In this free-form game, players tame, feed, groom, and train horses. They travel over the island, participate in horse races, buy clothes and play dress-up.

Many girls dream of owning a horse. In this quest-based gameplay, the player guides the horse along the trails and solves puzzles along the way.

In "Barbie and Her Sisters: Puppy Rescue," players meet Barbie's sisters: Stacie, Chelsea, and Skipper. Together, they solve clues and rescue lost puppies. Players give rescued puppies checkups, groom them, and teach them tricks.

The game, originally released in 2015, is available as a free download. More »

"Barbie as the Island Princess" is a video game based on the movie of the same name. Released in late 2007, this game is a collection of 28 exciting minigames. Players interact as Rosella, the island princess, with Barbie and animals on the island.  One or two players can play the game

Games include flower collecting, dancing, dress designing and star gazing, among others. Footage from the movie is included in the game.

It's Fashion Week in Paris for Barbie. In "Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style," players dress Barbie for the runway choosing garment style, color, and textures and then customize with accessories. Soon players are designing outfits and accessories for their own fashion line. This Barbie game gives the young gamer 10 missions to complete in three different studios.

In "Barbie as Rapunzel," released in 2005, players must find gems from the Prince's crown that are scattered throughout a castle. Barbie needs to decorate the rooms and collect all the gems to help the Prince get his castle back. For ages 5 to 8.

In "Barbie Pet Rescue," players aged 5 to 12 are on the search for pets to rescue. The Barbie game requires the player to figure out the best way to rescue an animal and to nurture the animal with Barbie's help after it is rescued. Animals include kittens, puppies, and bunnies. An on-screen cursor shows pets up close and how they react when the player pets and feeds them. This game has been a perennial favorite since its release in 2000.

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