The Coolest Football Games!
It’s finally here! After four long years, hosts Russia kicked off the 2018 World Cup with an incredible 5-0 victory over opposing team Saudi Arabia. With four long weeks remaining, we thought we’d take a look at what else football fans can do besides watching the game! We all know the well-loved console games, but what about other types of games? We put together the 5 coolest football games for you to take a look at, including slots, online games and even board games (perfect for when the British Summer lets us down!)
One of the oldest and most loved board games in the world, Monopoly has been around for over 80 years, and has been the cause of fun (and torment) in families across the globe. Every film series, video game and literary niche in the world has had their own monopoly game, but this time round, the world cup earned its own. Celebrate the sporting event of the year with this special 2018 World Cup edition. The rules are the same as the original game, travel round building stadiums buying teams whilst collecting Half Time and Full Time cards, making sure to avoid taxes, jail or bankruptcy.
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Top Trumps Board Games
Following on with our board game approach, the much loved Top Trumps brand released their own game that allows you to build your perfect team! Be the first to get 5 football superstars in a row with Top Trumps Match World Football Stars! With 15 soccer stars to choose from, push the gold cubes into the gold grid and see if you can beat your opponent to 5 points and win the game! It’s perfect for memory development and basic strategy, and comes in a handy travel case that you can take anywhere!
Don’t fancy the board game angle? No sweat, why not try slot games instead? Slot developer NetEnt put together this awesome game title Football Champions Cup, that gives you the chance to reach the World Cup finals, without having to make it to Russia! Check out Paddy Power Games for more sports based slots!
Seen at parties, bars and in many a man cave around the world, foosball tables are the ultimate test of skill. The rules are simple, control the four handles/bars to control your 13 players to get the ball into your opponent’s goal. All the stress and fanfare of the World Cup, without the airlines fares! Check it out at Argos!
Top Trumps is one of the most loved card games in the world, and has been around for over four decades. Each card contains data on the specific character on the card e.g. Speed, strength, cost, wins etc. The aim of the game is to compare these values to try to trump and win an opponent's card. A wide variety of different packs of Top Trumps has been published, and thankfully, there’s also a World Football Edition!