Best New Family Games for Holiday 2013 Gift Guides

Blue Orange’s award-winning new games make playful stocking stuffers and impressive gifts for any budget
Tillywig Toy Award winners by Blue Orange Games
Tillywig Toy Award winners by Blue Orange Games
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SAN FRANCISCO - Sept. 9, 2013 - PRLog -- In the last few years, board games and card games have experience a remarkable resurgence of popularity, attracting people who want more social forms of entertainment. Now, more than ever, stumped holiday shoppers should consider games as the fool-proof choice for holiday gifts for friends and family.

New games by leading creator Blue Orange Games have already earned seals of approval from trusted award institutions and publications. These affordable games are guaranteed to unwrap the smiles this holiday season!

• Stuff their stockings with travel-sized games!

Flash (

Ages 7 to Adult 2-6 Players $14.99

In this lightning-fast dice dash, players race through 8 challenges to rack up the most points. Try your hand at three straightforward and quick game variations. All ages get into the competitive spirit and have a fair shot at victory.

Awards: Dr. Toy Best Vacation Products, Parents’ Choice Fun Stuff Award, Tillwig Toy Award, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval

“This is a keeper!” – Parents’ Choice
“Fun doesn't get any more rapid-fire than Flash.” - Tillywig

Ages 7 to Adult 2-4 Players $14.99

Nada is a high energy dice game that has players rolling two groups of dice and searching for matches. As chances go, there may be zilch, zip, NADA! Shout “nada!” first to score big. With three ways to play, you better think sharp and act fast to match, snatch, and win!

Awards: Dr. Toy Best Vacation Products Award, Parents’ Choice Approved Award, Tillywig Toy Award, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval

“Nada is pure fun, something that kids living in a complicated time can use.” – Parents’ Choice
“As dice games go, this one has it all - speed, fun, excitement, and lots of dice.” – Tillwig

Ooga Booga
Ages 7 & Up 3-6 Players $12.99

Get ready to party like a caveman with a memory game of prehistoric proportions! Players lay down cards to build a chant of nonsensical words and brutish gestures. Flubbing the chant results in penalty cards while the sharpest memory determines the new clan chief!

Awards: Major Fun Award, Dr. Toy Best Vacation Products, Parents’ Choice Fun Stuff Award, Play Advances Language Award, Tillywig Toy Award

“Silly and engaging, this game is unlike any you have ever played.” – PAL Award
“This is the funniest party game we've seen in a very long time.” – Tillywig

Traditional games are a timeless gift that always impress!

Spot it! Party (
Ages 10 to Adult 2 - 8 Players $19.99

Spot it! Party is the expanded edition of the best selling card game. Experience the ultimate Spot it! session with all new ways to play, big twists and even bigger challenges! Game accessories like the Hand Mascot rev up player interaction and add a new factor of frenzied fun. It’s the perfect holiday gift for any game loving family!

Awards: Dr. Toy 10 Best Games & Tillywig Toy Award

“This edge-of-your-seat fun is a blend of intense competition and silliness that makes for a rollicking good time” – Tillywig

Keekee the Rocking Monkey
Ages 3 & Up 1-6 Players $24.99

This sustainably made wooden game has little learners finding out just how many balls Keekee can juggle. The look on kids’ faces as Keekee sways to and fro is priceless! Keekee the Rocking Monkey develops dexterity while teaching the principles of weight and balance.

Awards: Dr. Toy Best Green Product, Parents’ Choice Approved Award, Tillywig Toy Award

“Preschoolers find the game exciting and stimulating, and its colorful, charmingly designed all-wood components add significantly to the fun.” – Tillywig

20 Express
Ages 8 to Adult 1 or More Players $19.99

Ultra quick to learn and play, this number sequencing game is perfect for a fast game with a lot of suspense. And what’s more—you can play with as many people as you want! To win, you need luck on your side but strategic thinking and sharp guesswork pays off.

Awards: Tillywig Toy Award, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval

“A delicious balance of skill and luck that keeps players coming back for fun, again and again.” – Tillywig

About Blue Orange Games
Based in San Francisco, Blue Orange Games has been creating timeless games for the whole family since 2000. Their catalog of over 50 award-winning products has earned a reputation for high play value, skill development, and continuous fun. A winner of Dr. Toy’s Green Toy Company Award, the eco-friendly company focuses on high quality designs using durable materials and plants two trees for each tree used in game construction. For more information, visit
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