Christmas Gift Guide - Family Games

Christmas Gift Guide | Give the gift of family games this Christmas

November 9, 2021

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Christmas is such a special time for families. A chance to spend time with your close family without the worry of work or school, and even the opportunity to see your extended families like grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. It is a wonderful time of the year and one of the best ways to spend dark Winter evenings during the festive period is to enjoy family games. Not only is it a lot of fun but who can resist a bit of competition amongst everyone.

Family games also make the perfect gifts at Christmas. They are something that you can use all through the year. Children get a lot out of them as well as it being an alternative way for adults to spend time doing something different. 

What family games to buy this Christmas

However, what are the best family games to give as a gift this Christmas? It seems that there are new releases all the time, so I have searched high and done all of the research for you. I have shared a list of amazing family games that will make great gifts this Christmas. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway for your chance to win an incredible family game that you could give as a gift, or keep for the family to enjoy throughout the festive period.

The Very Merry Christmas Game

The Very Merry Christmas Game

Presents, crackers, festive songs and Sprouts – all the fun of Christmas in one box!

The Very Merry Christmas game brings the whole family together as you all compete to grab the most lavish set of presents for your stocking. Presents might be really nice or really naff and you may not find out what the other players have dished out to you until you open them at the end of the game. Pull a cracker using the cracker cards to snatch a better present from someone else’s stocking. 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Who Wants to be a Millionaire Board Game

Bring home the nation’s favourite game show and go head-to-head with your family and friends in the race to reach £1 million.

Relive classic moments from the show and tackle the iconic money ladder using only your wits and digital lifelines (accessible through a smart device) to reach the top. But watch out! Get a question wrong and you fall back to your closest safe haven.

Go For Broke

Go For Broke!

Your Great Uncle Edward has popped his clogs and this billion-pound fortune is us for grabs. To get hold of his riches you must accept the challenge set in his will…spend one million pounds faster than any of the other potential inheritors!

Live the high life, charter a yacht, buy and sell antiques, bet wildly on the stock exchange, gamble in the games room or buy a motor racing team, just squander your money as fast as you can.

Go for Broke…the game you win by losing a million!

Unsolved Case Files

Unsolved Case Files

Teen and adult murder mystery fans love the cerebral challenge. Couples looking to escape boring date nights are amazed by the interaction and teamwork that develops when you work together to solve this mystery.

It’s also the perfect adult mystery game to break out on your next dinner party or family get together. Treat yourself, your partner, your friends or your family to a game experience you can only get with Unsolved Case Files.


Taskmaster the Board Game

Based on the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 TV show hosted by the mountainous Greg Davies and his assistant Little Alex Horne, Taskmaster the Board Game brings the very essence of this popular show to the comfort of your own home.

Compete with your friends and family in a series of ludicrous tasks to be crowned Taskmaster Champion. Judge or be judged. It’s time to summon your inner Taskmaster!

Ginger Fox Memory Mayhem Card Game

Ginger Fox Memory Mayhem Card Game

Want to become the Mayhem Master? The Memory Mayhem Masters are the team that have the most points after 3 rounds have been played. In the event of a tie, either call it an honourable draw…or play more rounds to decide the ultimate winner (go on, you know you want to!).

Horrible Histories The Board Game

Horrible Histories The Board Game

From the Rotten Romans to the Vile Victorians and beyond, this brilliantly entertaining game takes you on a journey through history. Move around the board by answering a question from three (often very odd!) answers or perform an action, like miming Admiral Nelson.

For 2 to 4 players, watch out for cheeky Rattus and his Horrible Chance cards, from being press-ganged into the navy to being accused of witchcraft!

With over 600 questions, packed with foul facts and hilariously misleading possible answers, fabulous fun!

Ginger Fox Catchphrase TV Show Quiz Travel Sized Card Game

Ginger Fox Catchphrase Travel Sized Card Game

Say what you see in this fast-paced family card game based on the hit TV show. Go head to head with your opponents to see who will be crowned Catch Phrase champion!

Ginger Fox PopMaster Board Game

Ginger Fox PopMaster Board Game

This fun game is inspired by the game played live on Ken Bruce’s popular BBC Radio 2 show, the exciting card game puts players’ musical knowledge to the test with a series of pop-themed trivia questions. The game is a must-have for all music fans and has a keen fanbase who tune into it.

Can you rise to the challenge and become the Popmaster champion?

Suitable for 2 or more players, aged 14+.

Ravensburger Upside Down Challenge Game

Ravensburger Upside Down Challenge Game

Draw a fish. Connect four dots in the correct order. Pour water from one cup into another.

Sounds easy, right?

Not when you are wearing the upside-down goggles! Even the simplest of tasks become challenging. 32 playing cards offer 120 different drawing and action tasks that will have you and your friends and family in fits of laughter.

Win Horrible Histories The Board Game

To help you make sure that you indulge in some well-meaning family competitiveness over the festive season and beyond. We are lucky enough to have a Horrible Histories The Board Game to giveaway.

PRIZE: Horrible Histories The Board Game

To enter, complete the Gleam widget below, all entries are optional and each one completed will gain you more entries into the random draw.

Horrible Histories The Board Game

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