The best family games this Christmas
- Henry Northmore
- 13 December 2011
Animal Croquet, Pointless, Angry Birds, Rory Story Cubes and Spyro the Dragon featured
One for the little ones or if you just fancy a very civilised mini game of croquet indoors.
£24 (currently on special offer online at £16.50) from poshlittletots.co.uk
The much loved TV quiz show with Alexander Armstrong comes to your house with this new board game based on the early evening BBC favourite.
£23.99 (approx) available from amazon.co.uk and all good games retailers.
Angry Birds Knock on Wood
The app phenom escapes into your living room with this table top version as you launch livid avians at those hungry piggys. ‘Build! Launch! Destroy!’
£15.99 from John Lewis and amazon.co.uk.
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Don’t fight with your family get it all out on this super fast paced action brawler featuring all your favourite comic and computer characters.
Capcom PS3/Xbox 360; £24.99 approx available from all good electronic retailers including game.co.uk and amazon.co.uk
Rory Story Cubes
Winner of the Game of the Year award in the Independent Toy Awards 2011. Bring a bit of imagination to your family Xmas. Roll each of the nine dice and make up a story as you go along.
£9 from amazon.co.uk
Skylander’s Spyro Adventure
Another one for the kids with this innovative mix of toys and videogames where players collect real world action figures that link directly to the game itself (and serve as mini-save hubs).
Activision PS3/Wii/Xbox 360; Starter Pack £47.99 approx available from all good electronic retailers including game.co.uk and amazon.co.uk