The USAopoly 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

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The Best Gifts to Give Board Game Lovers This Holiday Season

We made our list, checked it twice, and now we’re sharing it with you so that you can find the perfect gift for your friends and families this holiday season!  In this year’s holiday gift guide, we’ve rounded up our favorite games of 2015 and categorized them to fit the myriad of special people in your life.
 
Is your dad a movie buff? Is your best friend a party animal? Is your daughter a cartoon enthusiast? We’ve got the perfect  game for them! Check out our Holiday List below and let the games begin!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telestrations Party Pack – The award winning Telestrations 12-Player Party Pack is perfect for party animals who want to create lasting memories with friends and family. In this twist on the classic telephone game, you’ll draw what you see then guess what you saw for hilarious and unpredictable outcomes. Telestrations Party Pack will keep your family and friends entertained and laughing for hours and will create memories that last a lifetime. 
 
Telestrations After Dark - Telestrations After Dark is the adult version of the #1 LOL party game Telestrations and perfect for party animals who want to stay up late! Draw what you see then guess what you saw for hilarious, weird, irresponsible and just plain “wrong” outcomes! 
 
Reverse Charades - Reverse Charades is a hilarious twist on the classic game of charades, and helps a party animal get the crowd up and on their feet.  Instead of one person acting out a clue for a team to guess, a team acts out clues for one person, so now everyone is in on the fun! Everyone plays, everyone laughs!
 
Pass the Blame - Who’s to blame? Not you. In Pass The Blame players vie to make excuses, shirk responsibility, and generally act irresponsibly. Point the finger at your friends and family – it’s nothing personal! – and share why you’d lay the blame on them.  Party Animals can invite all of their “irresponsible friends” over and see who’s really to blame!
 
 
 
 
 
RISK: Marvel Cinematic Universe – Risk: Marvel Cinematic Universe is the perfect gift for superhero Movie Buffs and features not one but two different games!  First assemble your friends & foes and battle to rule Manhattan in RISK®: Avengers Edition, based on the traditional RISK® game, players vie for control of Manhattan. Then flip over your game board and fight to control the Orb in the Guardians of the Galaxy Card Game.
 
YAHTZEE: Jaws – Now classic Movie Buffs can join Quint, Brody and Matt as they begin their hunt for the Great White with Jaws Yahtzee! Roll classic dice combinations like Full House, Large Straight and YAHTZEE as you shake up this custom Shark dice cup in America’s #1 dice game.
 
MONOPOLY: Jurassic World Edition - Jurassic World Monopoly delivers more dinosaurs, more attractions and lots of buying and selling. Movie Buffs and dinosaur fans can attempt to rule the Jurassic World theme park with collectible tokens, Jurassic World money, and a custom Jurassic World dinosaur-inspired game board.
 
YAHTZEE: Back to the Future Collector’s Edition - This custom Yahtzee game features a light-up Flux Capacitor modeled after the one in the film, along with some radioactive dice! Head Back to the Future with America’s favorite dice game!
 
 
 
 
 
MONOPOLY: The Big Bang Theory – Cruise the streets of Pasadena in Monopoly: The Big Bang Theory. Big Bang Theory Fanatics choose one of seven collectible tokens, including Sheldon's Spot and Leonard's Glasses, and negotiate for key locations like Sheldon & Leonard's Apartment or Mrs. Wolowitz's House. 
 
CLUE: Doctor Who - The Doctor has been kidnapped!  And the culprit is on the loose! With the Doctor imprisoned, the universe is at great risk.  The only chance for survival is a TV Fanatic with detective skills! Doctor Who fans solve the crime of WHO the Daleks mind-controlled to kidnap the Doctor, WHAT weapon was used in the kidnapping, and WHERE the Doctor was kidnapped.
 
MONOPOLY: Game of Thrones Collector’s Edition – HOT Game of the holiday season! Monopoly Game of Thrones Collector’s Edition is perfect for Game of Thrones TV Fanatics ready to fight to own Westeros. Featuring custom Game of Thrones packaging, stunning game design, and large, hand-sculpted custom tokens, the Monopoly: Game of Thrones Collector’s Edition Game will transport fans into a world of intrigue, valor, and betrayal. 
 
MONOPOLY: Doctor Who Villains Edition – It’s time for Doctor Who TV Fanatics to join the Doctor and his companions on some of their greatest adventures! Fans can travel through all of time and space with The Doctor's most memorable exploits against many of his greatest adversaries including The Silence, Cybermen, The Master and even the dreadful Daleks.
 
MONOPOLY: Supernatural Collector’s Edition –Supernatural TV Fanatics hunt down and capture the most notorious monsters, demons, and evil spirits from the Supernatural world with Monopoly: Supernatural Collector’s Edition! Featuring custom game design, collectible tokens, and more,  So join Sam & Dean in their epic struggle against evil!
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLUE: Supernatural Collector’s Edition - One of your favorite Supernatural characters has been possessed & is committing terrible deeds!  Horror Hounds can become the hunter and detect - WHO is possessed, WHAT mystical object was used to open the demon portal, and WHERE the portal was opened! 
 
Yahtzee: CTHULHU - H. P. Lovecraft's dark mythos comes to life in Yahtzee Cthulu. Horror Hounds can roll classic combinations like full house, straight or the high scoring YAHTZEE with custom Cthulhu dice. Play now and play often…before the Great Old One reclaims dominion over the Earth!
 
MUNCHKIN: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – Munchkin: The Nightmare Before Christmas is perfect for Horror Hounds ready to battle for Halloween Town! This 168-card edition of America’s favorite monster slaying game, features exclusive art inspired by the classic film and new Munchkin game twists! 
 
CLUE: Penny Dreadful Edition - A terrible crime has been committed: Mina has been murdered!  London needs the help of a Horror Hound to solve the mystery of WHO killed her, WHERE they killed her, and with WHAT weapon. 
 
 
 
 
 
MONOPOLY: Pokémon Kanto Edition - Gotta catch 'em all in Pokémon Monopoly Kanto Edition! Partner with Pikachu and friends in Pokémon Monopoly! Travel through all eight gyms and battle all kinds of Pokémon in the Pokémon: Kanto Edition of Monopoly. Buy, sell and trade with other trainers to collect the most powerful Pokémon team.
 
THE GAME OF LIFE: Inside Out Collector’s Edition – The Game of Life Inside Out Collector’’s Edition takes Pixar Cartoon Enthusiasts on a journey through the mind of 11-year-old Riley. Player can choose one of the five emotions and travel through the subconscious mind to regain Riley’s core memories and bring them back to Headquarters. 
 
CRANIUM: Disney Family Edition – The award-winning Disney Cranium is perfect for the Cartoon Enthusiast who wants to celebrate all the best Disney movies in one box! Featuring all the Disney classics as well as new favorites including Frozen and Big Hero Six, Cranium Disney is great for bringing together family and friends of all ages to laugh and test their knowledge of the fun, family-friendly, wonderful World of Disney. 
 
MUNCHKIN: Adventure Time – Join Jake, Finn, and the rest of the Adventure Time gang in Adventure Time Munchkin! Battle to ward off foes, avoid magical curses, and fight monsters in an attempt to win the game! Perfect for family time or a party with friends.
 
 
 
 
MONOPOLY: The Legend of Zelda - The Legend of Zelda MONOPOLY takes Nintendo Aficionados on a trip through time as they travel through the land of Hyrule and beyond. Memorable locations including Link's House, Temple of Time and the Lon Lon Ranch make this the perfect gift for Zelda game lovers.
 
CHESS: Super Mario Collector’s Edition - Mario and Bowser stand off and battle in the classic game of Chess! Nintendo Aficionados can pick their teams and take control of 32 hand-painted playing pieces including Mario, Luigi, Bowser, and more.
 
MONOPOLY: Nintendo Collector’s Edition – Nintendo Aficionados rejoice because America’s favorite board game has teamed up with the world’s favorite video game. Players  join forces with Mario™, Luigi™, Link™, Zelda™, Kirby™ and their favorite characters on a quest to defeat opponents and own it all in Nintendo Monopoly. 
 
Mario Kart 8 Collector’s Puzzle – Mario Kart 8 Collector’s Puzzle allows Nintendo Aficionados to relive the fun and excitement from the Mario Kart™ Wii video game. Join up with friends or work alone to piece together Mario, Bowser™, Peach™, Toad™ and Yoshi™ as they battle for the finish line in this 550-piece jigsaw puzzle.
 
 
 
 
MONOPOLY: Fallout Collector’s Edition - Video Game Nuts can rebuild civilization as they buy, sell, and trade their way through the Fallout Wasteland. Featuring iconic property locations from all four Fallout games, players can fortify their properties with Vault-Tec approved Shacks (Houses) and Vaults (Hotels). Feel S.P.E.C.I.A.L. with collectible Wasteland-inspired, distressed finish tokens and plan for the future with custom Fallout money imprinted with the Nuka-Cola bottle caps. A perfect gift  for Fallout fans who want to get away from the game controllers for the holidays!
 
MONOPOLY: Mass Effect N7 Collector’s Edition – When the Galaxy is under attack by the Reapers, its only hope for survival is a Mass Effect Video Game Nut! Customized game design and collectable tokens make this game ideal for every Mass Effect fan, Human, Turian and Krogan alike! This game is great gift for fans of the Mass Effect universe.
 
MONOPOLY: Halo Collector’s Edition –Video Game nuts who are Halo lovers can join Master Chief on a campaign to gain control of critical locations and legendary assets from the Halo® Universe in the special collector’s edition of Halo MONOPOLY. Players must use their wits to take command of Arcadia, the Covenant capital of High Charity, or even Earth itself. This game is the perfect gift to bring together Halo lovers and non-Halo lovers alike around the game table.
 
 
 
  
MONOPOLY: Firefly Edition – Lovable Nerds prepare to ship off on the Serenity with Monopoly: Firefly Edition as they battle to own it all!  The game board features the most renowned planets in the known ‘Verse and is a perfect way for Firefly fans to travel!
 
TRIVIAL PURSUIT: World of Warcraft - Lovable Nerds can test their knowledge of a world of magic, mystery, and limitless adventure as America's favorite trivia game teams up with the world's most popular multiplayer online role playing game.  A  perfect gift for WOW fans who want to show off their knowledge by acing 600 questions across six categories including Geography, Lore, and more.
 
Nefarious: The Mad Scientist Game – Every Nerd has a mad scientist just waiting to come out! In Nefarious, players attempt to destroy the world as mad scientist by building terrifying inventions which require research, hard work, and espionage. Created by well-known game designer Donald X. Vaccrino Nefarious is a perfect gift for anyone that aspires to take over the world!
 
TRIVIAL PURSUIT: World of HARRY POTTER –Harry Potter fans test their knowledge of the beloved Harry Potter movies with TRIVIAL PURSUIT: World of Harry Potter. This quick-play Trivial Pursuit game features  600 questions ranging in difficulty levels, so even the expert Lovable Harry Potter Nerds will be challenged!
  
 
 
 
Wonky - Wonky is the fun-filled card game of building wobbly towers with odd-shaped blocks that’s perfect for the Family Deveotee! Now family members can trip each other up your as each member stacks a large block on a small block to make the tower wobble! Watch everyone squirm as they place their next blocks and play their cards so the tower doesn’t fall. Wonky™: The Crazy Cubes Card Game makes a lot of family fun!
 
Lift it! -  Lift it! Deluxe is the fun family game that challenges players to create structures with the Lift it! crane using their hands or their heads. The whole family will enjoy this active, playful game of building structures and beating the clock.
 
Telestrations 8 Player - The Original - The beloved Telestrations will keep the family devotee entertained and laughing! Draw what you see then guess what you saw for hilarious and unpredictable outcomes in this game that’s perfect for family bonding and hilarious family reunions.
 
Tapple - Tapple is the award-winning fast-paced word game that gives families a rush of excitement as they compete to beat the timer! Simply pick a category, say a word that fits, tap the first letter of the word, then pass the Tapple wheel. This is perfect for the family devotee since it brings everyone together and it’s so much fun, kids don’t even realize they are learning! 
 
 
Want to find out more about your favorite games in the Holiday Gift Guide? Head to the USAopoly Games Page for information about each game including where to buy the games and game components. Still have questions?  Email us at usablog@usaopoly.com with any feedback or comments.