The best games are a brilliant idea for Christmas fun this and every year. They’re versatile and they have that X factor that helps them to be enjoyed time and again throughout the year ahead and beyond. This is what makes them the ideal gift idea for Christmas. This year, there are games out there to suit every taste, including games based on films and TV shows, games of skill and reflex, general knowledge and of course all of the classics! This year there are some truly original and engrossing games on the best sellers lists, and here you can find a selection of those best selling games for the whole family to enjoy.
LEGO have created a pair of the best selling games this year. LEGO Games’ Ramses Pyramid is one of the most ingenious games around! Can you beat Ramses and his Mummy army to the treasure of the Pyramid? A great game played on a 3d Pyramid set! The other one is LEGO Games’ Minotaurus. Can you beat the Minotaur? This is a thrilling game where you can change the LEGO maze layout as you play in order to block your opponents! Competitive fun for kids as they race to the temple before the Minotaur gets them!
Classic titles are back on the best sellers lists this year with various new editions. Monopoly City is a bold new version of the classic property game. Now, players can build their very own city as the game progresses, using the 80 pieces of 3D buildings that are supplied with the game. Brilliant fun for the whole family. Then there’s the Rubik’s 360, which is an ingenious new take on the classic Rubik’s puzzle, and is a great gift idea for adults and children. Can you get the six coloured balls into their corresponding domes? Pictureka Flipper is new penguin-shaped take on the famous Pictureka game, this is a big hit right now! The penguin spins and flips to reveal the pictures, and the game titles can be stored in the iceberg shaped base. Race to find the right pictures for your missions in this fun family game!
For kids with a love for action packed games and games based on TV and movie characters, there are Ben 10 games, Bakugan Battle Brawlers, Gormiti, Transformers movie games, Spongebob Squarepants games, Doctor Who games, and even games based on the Twilight Saga: New Moon and Hannah Montana!
Younger games fans have some great titles to check out too. Topsy Turtle is one of the biggies. Aimed at pre-schoolers, this is a brightly coloured and marvellously fun game featuring the tilting, toppling, talking turtle Topsy! Can you get Topsy to balance on the playing pieces? Peppa Pig Tumble and Spin was voted as children’s game of the year, and is perfect for Christmas. Spin Peppa and she’ll tell you what to do in this wonderful memory game featuring the famous TV character. There’s also Uno Moo, a wonderful preschoolers version of the classic UNO game. The first person to get all of their animals back in the barn is the winner!
Want more games ideas? There are a range of Bop It games out now, and all of them are perfect for Christmas. Twist it, turn it, hit it, bop it! A superb game to test the reflexes while having fun! How about Gator Golf? This colourful golf game is great fun for small children- putt the balls into its mouth and the Gator will fling them back with its tail! LOGO Game is a marvellous board game where players try to answer questions on logos, products and packaging taken from some of the UK’s best known brands! Also, Jenga is once again a popular gift idea for Christmas. The game of skill and balance with wooden blocks has long been a top title- can you pull another pone out without them toppling over? One of the most popular games this year is definitely the wonderful Bananagrams, a fun take on a classic word game- packed in a banana!
As you can see, there are some truly outstanding games on offer this year, and all of them make superb Christmas gift ideas for children and adults alike. They are available in all of the best stores, but a great way to ensure you get them under your tree in time for the big day is by shopping online. Check out reviews of the best games for Christmas online for more tips!