November 2015 | Vol. XIV - No. 11
The Sleepover Party Game by ENDLESS GAMES
Break out the sleeping bags and leave the lights on. It's a SLEEPOVER PARTY and we're staying up late! Spin the spinner and attempt to complete one of over 200 ACT IT, WORK IT, or PARTY Challenges. Be the Human Mirror and copy everything another player does! Take Part in the "Funny Sound Competition" and make the most ridiculous noise you can!! Try to lick your own elbow!!! Being silly and having fun is the name of the game at this Sleepover, so be prepared to sing, laugh, perform, and make a general fool of yourself! Don’t fall asleep early, or you’ll miss out on earning the most cards and staying up all night! Kids rule at the SLEEPOVER PARTY, but mom and dad can play too… if they behave! 1/20/2015 (MSRP: $19.99)
Pentago Jubilee 10th anniversary edition by MINDTWISTER USA
Pentago 10th anniversary commemorative Jubilee Edition is a two player, five in a row strategy game. A stylish, sleek black and white board is wrapped in an elegant smoky black cover; the marbles are a glamorous black and gold to make a powerful visual impression on all players. Pentago Jubilee is packaged in a clear clamshell packaging to show off the beauty of the game itself, the showy clear visual of the game, framed by a graphically appealing box that communicates the many awards Pentago has claimed over the decade. 12/18/2014 (Age: 6 and up)
Morphology by PLASMART INC.
Pick it, build it, animate it, guess it. Get ready to make sounds, act out words and race against the other teams to see who can guess the mystery word. A laugh-out-loud game that challenges players to use 35 pieces to build words for their teammates to guess. The first team to reach the final lily pad wins.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Magazine Top Toy Award 9/24/2014 (MSRP: $29.99; Age: 8 and up)
Snake Oil Party Potion by OUT OF THE BOX PUBLISHING
Party potion is the easiest way to get started with Snake Oil. The same crazy fun of the original Snake Oil Game with all new content formulated for children as young as eight years old while still great for the entire family. This edition can be played as a stand-alone game or mixed in with another Snake Oil edition for millions of hilarious new combinations!
6/2/2014 (MSRP: $14.99; Age: 8 and up)
CrossWays - The path to victory is not always a straight line! by USAOPOLY
CrossWays™ is a fresh, light strategy game that hooks kids, adults and gamers with its addictive challenges. It’s an easy game of playing cards, placing markers, and making paths across the board. But watch out! CrossWays™ is packed with offensive and defensive surprises, and the path to victory is not always a straight line! 2-4 Players or Teams. 15-30 Minutes Play Time. Launch date: Summer 2013 6/6/2013 (MSRP: $24.99; Age: 8 to 99)
Bella Loves Bunny by ABRAMS BOOKS
A companion board book to Ben Loves Bear, Bella Loves Bunny shares the sweet story of friendship between a little girl and her beloved stuffed bunny rabbit, from morning till night. Bella and Bunny do everything together. In the morning, they play piano and dance (and hop!). In the afternoon, Bella has lunch and Bunny has carrot cake. At night, they pick out Bella’s favorite pajamas and snuggle close until they fall asleep. Launch date: March 2013. 1/11/2013 (MSRP: $8.95; Age: 1 to 4)
The Biking Game by EDUCATION OUTDOORS
The Biking Game is a multi-generational game that allows every member of the family to play together. Themed around the legacy of biking with one of the more iconic biking companies on the planet, Schwinn, the Biking Game promotes an active lifestyle while educating and inspiring a future generation of bikers. The Biking Game was created to inspire families and bike enthusiasts to get outside and enjoy one of America’s greatest recreational activities together. The game is designed to grow with the player, starting at level one questions, which are primarily identification of basic bike parts and riding etiquette. As the players increase in their knowledge about biking culture they grow into the higher level questions. A fun & educational game where parents & children can race to see who can get their bike through multiple terrain and back home first. 12/18/2012 (MSRP: $24.99; Age: 4 and up)
Flip2BFit - Fitness Board Game by FLIP2BFIT
Flip2BFit is the first and only fitness board game in the market today! Flip2BFit helps to fight childhood obesity and encourage a healthy lifestyle through an interactive board game – no gym or video game needed! Kids learn about nutrition, develop self-esteem, confidence and leadership skills by performing the activities in the game. The object of Flip2BFit is to travel through the park to meet “Springer” the dinosaur at the playground. To do this, each player is required to perform a yoga pose, stretch, cardio move or strength training exercise. Learning is achieved through the discovery of movement.
Awards: 2012 PTPA - Parent Tested Parent Approved; 2012 Kidlution - Solutions for Kids 11/16/2012 (MSRP: $34.95; Age: 6 and up)