Get Retro for Monopoly’s 80th Anniversary

Monopoly has been a staple in my life for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest board game memories are of playing Monopoly Jr. with my parents; I remember being outraged (along… read more

Dive Into a Sea of Competition with Doodle Quest

Whether it’s a board game, a card game, or a giant 1,000-piece puzzle, these traditional family games are perfect for bringing people together and assuring a fun time. While it’s easy to stick to what… read more

Squashed Puts Competition Back into Game Night

Squashed, from PlaSmart Inc., brings competition right to your coffee table, playroom floor, or just about any place with a flat surface. Designed for two to four players ages 6 and up, game play takes… read more

Make Your Mark with My Monopoly

Acquire property, build your empire, stay out of jail, and crush your friends into submission—all of the basics of living… I mean, of playing Monopoly. Hasbro’s classic mogul-making game has been around for centuries, and… read more

Gravity Maze Makes Players Think and Build

Gravity Maze, from Thinkfun, is a single-player 3-D puzzle game that requires kids ages 8 and up to use problem-solving skills to solve the challenge. Using the challenge card, the player sets up the board… read more

Wonder Forge Adds Magic to Family Game Night

Throughout the better part of my younger years, I was quite the Disney Trivia champion. I loved challenging my family and friends to a battle of Disney wits, showing off my knowledge of heroes and… read more

Add a Little Shark Mania to Your Shark Week

It’s that time of year again. Your Facebook and Twitter feeds are consumed by it, your family is getting seriously familiar with your living room, and you proceed with more caution than usual before entering… read more

Flock to Greener Pastures with Battle Sheep

Battle Sheep: Flock to Greener Pastures, the new game from Blue Orange Games, is a fast-moving strategy game that will instantly amuse you. Designed for kids ages 7 and up, the object of the game… read more