Battleship

Reviewed by Wendy

What it is: [Amazon product description] Take on your friends in head-to-head battles in the exciting naval combat game of Battleship! Search for your enemy’s ships on the high seas and eliminate them one by one. Do it fast, because they’ll be trying to destroy your fleet at the same time! The game’s realistic naval crafts put you at the center of some seriously realistic action, and the convenient portable battle cases let you battle on the go. Launch one attack at a time or use the Battleship Salvo feature to make multiple strikes on your turn! Call your shot and fire in the classic combat of Battleship!

Brain Benefitslogic & reasoning, planning, problem solving, working memory

What I love: This is one of those classic games that adults like to play as much as kids. The object is to sink your opponent’s five battleships (of different lengths) by strategically calling out coordinates on your board. Your opponent tells you whether it’s a hit (you insert a red peg) or a miss (you insert a white peg). When you fill a boat with red pegs, your opponent can say “Boom!” or “You sank my Battleship!” (as they used to say on the commercials) just to make things more dramatic.


What I would change
: Make a magnet wand that picks up spilled pegs!

Rating: Buy Now

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