If its Barbie dolls and Dora, the Explorer for girls, its Ben 10 that sways your little boy’s imaginative world. There have been dozens of cartoon characters, but the Ben 10 series is one that’s been running for long.

Ben 10 was launched as a TV series in 2008 (North America) and 2009 (United Kingdom). It was created by Man of Action Studio and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The televised cartoon series centers on the life of 10-year old Ben Tennyson and his adventures in life.

Ben and the Omnitrix

The Omnitrix is the focus of the series. It is a mysterious watch-like device that grants the wearer the power to transform into 10 alien characters. Ben discovers the Omnitrix in a pod in the woods and thereafter wears it on his arm. He selects the alien silhouette by turning the face of the Omnitrix and transforms into a particular alien character by pushing the face down.

He is the good guy who repeatedly morphs himself into various alien characters, taking on missions and fighting the bad guys. He uses it to prevent disasters, fight off villains and to save people from terror. On discovery of the Omnitrix, he is transformed overnight into a hero in his small town of Bellwood. But he is not far from mischief.

The entire Ben 10 Series charts the life of Ben from a 4-year old boy to 16 year old teenager. The original series was followed by numerous sequels namely Alien Force, Ultimate Alien and Omniverse. What made the Ben 10 character so popular was that little boys could easily identify with him. At around the same age, they are similar in characteristics and also share similar interests.

Chief Characters –

Ben is helped in his goodly missions by Grandpa Max and Gwendolyn Tennyson. Gwendolyn is Ben’s hot-tempered, paternal cousin sister. She is an Anodite. There’s Kevin Levin. Introduced as an opponent to the protagonist, he soon becomes a fast friend of Ben and joins his team along with Gwen. He is an Osmosian.

Grandpa Max is Maxwell Tennyson. He is a semi-retired member of the Plumbers organization. The loving grandfather he takes his grandchildren to summer trips. It is on one of these trips Ben discovers the Omnitrix. Grandpa Max greatly influences his grandson’s life in his battle against the evil forces. Vilgax is the alien war lord and chief enemy of Ben 10. He intends to steal the Omnitrix for his own evil motives.

Also populating the world of Ben Tennyson are several mysterious and magical elements.

Game Adaptations

If your son’s a real fan of Ben 10, you could treat him with a treasure of free online Ben 10 games. The Ben 10 Omniverse games include Code Red, Rocket Attack, Heat Blast Attack, Rebel Attack, and Bloody Halloween. The other popular games with kids are Game Creator, Hero Hoops, Forever Defense, Project Exonaut, Swarm Smash and many more. Ben 10 games online are exciting and thrilling.

Ben 10 games revolve around fulfilling missions in varied settings. They include rescuing friends, killing villains, collecting rewards and coins and discovering new planets.