The best games released in 2013📆 2022

Looking for a really good game from the year 2013? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2013.

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A list with the best games from other years can be found at the end of the page.

In addition, we have created several more lists of card & board game awards:

List of the best new games releases in 2013:

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. We compared 360 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Sushi Go!

    All details for the board game Sushi Go! and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for Sushi Go!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  2. Hanamikoji

    All details for the board game Hanamikoji and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Hanamikoji
    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!13€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Hanamikoji

    • YouTube Review for the game "Hanamikoji" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Hanamikoji" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Coconuts

    All details for the board game Coconuts and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Coconuts
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Coconuts

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coconuts" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. BANG! The Dice Game

    All details for the board game BANG! The Dice Game and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Skull King

    All details for the board game Skull King and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Skull King

    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull King" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull King" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. Finska Mini

    All details for the board game Finska Mini and similar games
    • 2 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Two Rooms and a Boom

    All details for the board game Two Rooms and a Boom and similar games
    • 6 - 30 Players
    • 7 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Cube Quest

    All details for the board game Cube Quest and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Cube Quest
    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!90€ atAmazon.de
  9. Concordia

    All details for the board game Concordia and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Concordia
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 100 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  10. Concept

    All details for the board game Concept and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Concept
    • 4 - 12 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  11. Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    All details for the board game Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!35€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. La Boca

    All details for the board game La Boca and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for La Boca
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Terror in Meeple City

    All details for the board game Terror in Meeple City and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    More details for Terror in Meeple City
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. 1775: Rebellion

    All details for the board game 1775: Rebellion and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for 1775: Rebellion
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Welcome to the Dungeon

    All details for the board game Welcome to the Dungeon and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Welcome to the Dungeon

    • YouTube Review for the game "Welcome to the Dungeon" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Welcome to the Dungeon" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  16. Crossing

    All details for the board game Crossing and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Funemployed

    All details for the board game Funemployed and similar games
    • 3 - 20 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet

    All details for the board game The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Forbidden Desert

    All details for the board game Forbidden Desert and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

    More details for Forbidden Desert
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Forbidden Desert

    • YouTube Review for the game "Forbidden Desert" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  20. Rory's Story Cubes: Prehistoria

    All details for the board game Rory's Story Cubes: Prehistoria and similar games
    • 1 - 12 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Northern Pacific

    All details for the board game Northern Pacific and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Rory's Story Cubes: Clues

    All details for the board game Rory's Story Cubes: Clues and similar games
    • 1 - 12 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Ghost Blitz: 5 to 12

    All details for the board game Ghost Blitz: 5 to 12 and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  24. Smash Up: Awesome Level 9000

    All details for the board game Smash Up: Awesome Level 9000 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Rise of Augustus

    All details for the board game Rise of Augustus and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Rise of Augustus
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Rise of Augustus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rise of Augustus" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  26. Blueprints

    All details for the board game Blueprints and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Blueprints
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!35€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Blueprints

    • YouTube Review for the game "Blueprints" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  27. Walk the Plank!

    All details for the board game Walk the Plank! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Walk the Plank!
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Mascarade

    All details for the board game Mascarade and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Mascarade
    • 2 - 13 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Mascarade

    • YouTube Review for the game "Mascarade" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  29. Carcassonne: South Seas

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: South Seas and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 35 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: South Seas

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne: South Seas" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  30. Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension

    All details for the board game Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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