With summer in full swing, there’s no better time to throw a party! The following games are sure to turn even the dullest of gatherings into a evening of fun, no RSVPing required. As usual, every game listed is ESRB Rated E for Everyone, meaning invitations can go out to party-goers of any age. More information on the ESRB Rating system can be found here.
Carnival Games: Monkey see, Monkey do, System: XBox 360
This game features over 20 different carnival attractions, without the associated costs and fears of questionably rigged games. It has standard favorites including the test of strength and milk bottle target games. Other games include hot air balloon racing and fortune telling through the XBox Kinect!
Relive the magic of classic family board games from Hasbro. Games included in the third installment of the series are the classics Clue, Twister, Life, Yahtzee, Mouse Trap. The fourth game of the series includes variations of favorites such as: Connect 4, Scrabble, Yahtzee, Sorry!, and Bop-It.
Mario Party 8&9, System: Wii
For nearly 15 years, the Mario Party series has been providing Nintendo fans the fun of board games combined with video game elements. The Wii installments of the series continue the tradition which pits four players against each other in a game of chance, skill, coins, and stars. Each game includes multiple different boards and dozens of minigames!