Fun Games for Grown-Ups on The Social

Think all games are for kids? Think again. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by The Social in Toronto to talk about the best games designed for grown-ups. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below, and for more on the hottest new toys of the season be sure to view our Spring and Summer Toy Guide.


Razor Hovertrax 2.0 (Razor USA)

  • Step on the deck and go with Razor Hovertrax 2.0, a self-balancing electric scooter.
  • Engineered with EverBalance technology and machined with precision Razor craftsmanship, Hovertrax 2.0 is the only board that auto-levels for a safer, easier mount and a smoother ride.
  • Whether you’re coasting, racing, or commuting, Hovertrax 2.0 is always in balance.
  • Ages: 8+

The Game of Nasty THINGS (PlayMonster)

  • In this hilariously nasty game, you read a topic card and then write down your response. It can be anything that comes to mind, there’s no right or wrong answer!
  • Then all the responses are read aloud and you have to figure out who said what! You won’t believe the shocking THINGS… the people you know will come up with! For groups of immoral players
  • Ages: 18+

5 Second Rule Uncensored (PlayMonster)

  • It seems easy to name three uses for your tongue, but can you do it without getting tongue-tied and flustered?
  • Everyone’s watching you, wondering what exactly you use your tongue for, and time is twisting down—you only have five seconds to dig into the smutty corner of your mind and just spit it out! For 3 or more players
  • Age: 18+

You Bet Your Ass (PlayMonster)

  • The most jaw-dropping true/false situations you’ll ever experience! One player chooses a statement from a card and reads it, secretly answering with a true or false.
  • Now, how well do you know that person? Can you guess their answer? Place your asses on True and/or False. Choose wisely because the asses on the wrong answer will be lost! For 3 to 6 players
  • 18+

Speak Out (Hasbro)

  • Get ready to be doubled over with laughter with this ridiculous mouthpiece challenge game!
  • The Speak Out game brings friends and family together for laugh-out-loud fun as players try to say different phrases while wearing a mouthpiece that won’t let them shut their mouth.
  • The laughter continues as players try to decipher what in the world their teammate is trying to say, and must correctly guess the phrase in order to earn the card.
  • The team with the most cards at the end of the game wins.
  • Ages: 16+

X-Shot Bubble Ball (Zuru)

  • X-Shot Bubble Ball is ZURU’s hottest new item that takes contact sports to the extreme, and while it’s great for kids, grownups will have a blast here too!
  • With its durable material and easy to inflate system, the Bubble Ball can inflate up to 4 feet and withstand tremendous impacts!
  • Use it in the backyard or in a sports field and get your game on.
  • The X-Shot Bubble Ball is available in two team colors, blue and orange.
  • Ages 8+

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