The best games released in 2023📆 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 2023? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2020.

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List of the best new games releases in 2020

This list was last updated on February 25, 2024. We compared 4956 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. The Castles of Burgundy: Special Edition

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    The Castles of Burgundy: Special Edition revitalizes Stefan Feld's classic strategy game for 1-4 players, where participants embody aristocrats managing their princedoms. This special edition, a collaboration between Ravensburger and Awaken Realms, elevates the game with a full art redesign, premium materials, and enhanced components, offering a luxurious playing experience as players build their settlements, castles, and engage in trade.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 70 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  2. Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game

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    Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game brings the epic conflict between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance to your tabletop. This two-player game captures the essence of the Star Wars universe, offering a dynamic and strategic experience where players build their decks and battle to destroy each other's bases.

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    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. That's Not a Hat

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de*
  5. Point City

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Forest Shuffle

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. In the Footsteps of Darwin

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Knarr

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Adventure Games: Die drei ??? – Das Geheimnis der Statue

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!13€ atAmazon.de*
  10. Cascadia: Landmarks

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Earth

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    Earth is an engrossing engine-building board game that celebrates the intricate ecosystems and diverse habitats of our planet. It invites players to dive into rich natural environments, crafting synergies that mirror Earth's extraordinary adaptability and abundance.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    🔥 Deal: 11% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!45€ atAmazon.de*
  12. Triqueta

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Next Station: Tokyo

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Exit: The Game – Advent Calendar: The Missing Hollywood Star

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    • 1 - 99 Players
    • 45 - 800 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. The White Castle

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    Nominated for 4 awards.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Marvel Zombies: A Zombicide Game

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Fit to Print

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Legacy of Yu

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    • 1 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  19. Ark Nova: Marine Worlds

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 150 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  20. 51st State: Ultimate Edition

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!82€ atAmazon.de*
  21. Nimalia

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Mycelia

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!28€ atAmazon.de*
  23. Disney Lorcana

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Apiary

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Tiere toppen!

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Dune: Imperium – Uprising

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Imperial Miners

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Steam Up: A Feast of Dim Sum

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Undaunted: Battle of Britain

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Stranger Things: Upside Down

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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