George & Company‘s LCR Left Center Right Dice Game has three specially marked cubes that are rolled to determine where players distribute their chips as they compete to keep as many of their chips as they can. The last player with the chips is the winner. This fun and fast-paced game is great for the family!
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Designed for parents and children to play together, ThinkFun‘s Roll & Play helps kids to shine while encouraging creativity, active play, and motor skills. The cards instruct players to “Make a happy face” or “Moo like a cow.” This is a great game for you to play with your little one 18 months and older.
USAopoly‘s Telestrations 12-Player Party Pack is miscommunication at its best! Players draw what they see, then guess what they saw, to reveal hilarious and unpredictable outcomes. It’s the telephone game sketched out! No drawing skilled required-stick figures and a sense of humor welcome!
You still get to move your car from space to space and select your path to retirement just like the traditional version, but in the new The Game of Life: Zapped Edition from Hasbro you spin, get paid, sue other players, and make important decisions all on your iPad. Land on app spaces to unlock hilarious video clips.
Based on the popular digital game from Zynga, Hasbro presents Words with Friends Luxe. Players take turns placing ties onto the game board, building upon opponents’ word creations with their own. The game features a large rotating game board and digital features to enhance the game play.
The Wii U Gampad controller from Nintendo removes the traditional barriers between games, players, and the TV by creating a second window into the video game world. It incorporates second window into the video game world. It incorporates a 6.2-inch LCD touch screen, motion control, camera, microphone, stereo speakers, rumble features, sensor bar, stylus, and more!
Marbles: The Brain Store offers games, puzzles, books, and software that strengthen and stimulate the brain. Marbles has more than 250 hand-picked and expert-tested products that are fun and beneficial to your brain. The product line was developed by the Marbles: Brain Workshop based on the insights and experience gathered from in-store customer feedback. Products are aimed to benefit one (or more) of five main brain functions: memory, critical thinking, visual perception, coordination, and word skills. Check out these cool products from this year’s gift guide – all available this October!
Colorfall is a game for kids ages 8+ that are a combination of dominoes and design. These eco-friendly, hand-painted bamboo tiles come with 20 design cards that feature images such as the Eiffel Tower, garden gnomes, the Statue of Liberty, rainbows, and more. Set up the tiles like the design card then knock them down to reveal the image. Stretch your own imagination by creating your own design!
For a family game, Thinkamabob challenges all five brain functions. With 64 Thinkamabob game pieces in various colors, shapes, sizes, and textures either helping or hindering, players must complete tasks from four card categories: Locomotor, Recall-It-All, Word Nerd, and See Saw. Your fellow players, as a group, decide your score for the round.
Rock Me Archimedes is a marble game based on Archimedes’ laws of balance and levers. The game consists of a wooden board that rockes like a see-saw. To win, you have to roll the die and be the first to get four marbles across the board, without letting it hit the table below. Rock Me Archimedes is for ages 5 and up.
This is Mexico’s most popular family board game and it’s coming to the U.S. for holiday 2012. This is a classic take on bingo that has been beloved by families for more than 200 years. Featuring colorful, iconic images symbolic of Mexican culture, it’s the perfect party game for the whole family and a game easy to learn at any age. Each player chooses a tabla, or game board, with a randomly created 4×4 grid of authentic Loteria images, and one player is selected as the caller. The caller draws cards from the Loteria deck and announces them to the players; for example, “El Gallo” or “The Rooster.” If the image on your tabla matches the card drawn, mark it with a chip. The first player to get four chips in a row and shout “LOTERIA” wins! Includes 10 tablas (game boards), a deck of 54 colorful Loteria cards, 1 playing card key, & 80 Loteria game chips. Learn a new language while you play – game pieces are in Spanish & English! For 2 to 10 players.
4D Cityscape Time Puzzles from 4D Cityscape, Inc., are educational, challenging, and fun. The 4D Cityscape is a three-layer puzzle design. The first two layers assemble like a jigsaw puzzle to form a geographical map of the city. The fourth dimension comes into play with time – the third layer of the puzzle. Included with the puzzle is a fourth dimension time poster that takes you through the city’s history, helping you locate buildings and place them in chronological order, allowing puzzlers to replay history right before their eyes.
Several North American and international cities are available: New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris, Berlin, and Sydney are all available, with more cities on their way for next year. Each puzzle is about 1,000 pieces, and a lot of historical facts, so you can create and learn all in one.
On the Farm from Peaceable Kingdom is a hidden object game for ages 8 and up with 42 farm items hidden among brightly colored pellets in a silo-shaped cylinder. As you find the farm animals, tractors, scarecrows, and milk jugs, check them off on your score pad. You can even take On the Farm with you on the road or into your own barn with the checklist on the bottom of the game.