My dad doesn't really enjoy console shooters, he prefers a keyboard and mouse, though lately I've been trying to get him to get used to the controller's layout. We like to play stuff like Marvel Ultimate Alliance and Mortal Kombat 9. On his own, he likes most of the Tom Clancy games and some open world stuff like Saints Row and Just Cause.
Wow my Mum or Dad can't even use a computer let alone play games on it. >.>
My Dad gets pissed when I spend money on games because he thinks its "a waste of time and money."
Neither of my parents can barely use a PC, but my step-dad uses a Mac, it's funny how many times he's come to me for a file he couldn't open for serious matters. Thought my biological dad and mom tells me the same thing as yours.