The holiday season is in full swing and we have been getting into the festive spirit with tinsel, Christmas jumpers, gifts and baubles galore!
Of course, Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a great board game, puzzle or jigsaw, so we have rounded up some of our favourite Christmas picks this year. From stocking fillers to long awaited new releases, there is something for every gathering this holiday season!
For the Kids: Bubble Stories
Bubble Stories allows kids to step into the bubbling world of amazing stories. Explore the worlds card after card and collect the stars along the way. Discover magical things that are hidden at the end of each adventure. Just watch out for dead ends, or you will have to start over!
You are the hero of this game from Blue Orange!
For the Travelers: Helvetiq Pocket Picks
Helvetiq’s pocket range are wonderful stocking fillers and compact travel companion. Leading the range is the popular, criminal catching Bandido, and the sequel, Bandida. Drawings come to life in Misty, Tucano has you collecting as much fruit as possible and Kariba transports you to the Savannah.
These card games are great for all ages!
For the cooperative family: Last Message
A crime has been committed…the victim can’t speak, but they can draw! In this semi-cooperative game from IELLO, team up against the culprit to decipher the clues through drawings. Keep a sharp eye though, the criminal will cleverly cover their tracks by erasing clues!
Can you identify the criminal from these blurred sketches?
For those who love a battle: King of Tokyo Monster Box
Calling all King of Tokyo fans, the battle for Tokyo just got bigger and much fiercer! This brand new Monster Box features the base game, King of Tokyo, Power Up and King of Tokyo Power Up: Halloween, all in one epic box.
With 11 new cards and new exclusive monster, Baby Gigazaur, you can now destroy Tokyo in style!
For those who love Harry Potter: Talisman: Harry Potter
The Dark Lord awaits fearless witches and wizards. With your wand in hand, weave your way through a magical adventure as a member of the Order or the Pheonix or a Death Eater to reach Lord Voldemort himself!
Present him with one of the Deathly Hallows to join forces with him or use it to defeat him, which path will you choose?
For those who love a challenge: Wrebbit3D: Harry Potter, Diagon Alley
Use your Floo Powder to reach…DIAGON ALLEY! Piece together the cobblestoned alley of the wizarding world hidden in London behind a blanket of magic. With 450 pieces, this Wrebbit3D puzzle is the perfect challenge for Harry Potter and puzzle fans alike.
Are you ready to wander the streets of Diagon Alley?
For the puzzlers: Thomas Kinkade Disney – Mickey and Minnie in the Alps
There is no doubt that jigsaws make a great gift! The Thomas Kinkade Disney range delights puzzlers the world over as the images capture some timeless Disney moment of your favourite movies. A new instalment for fans for this year is the wonderful image of Mickey & Minnie on holiday with their friends in the Alps of Switzerland.
Wishing everyone a safe and happy festive season! Do share any games that you play over the holidays with us.