Sandbox Strategies has some pretty amazing games that came out recently that would make perfect gifts this holiday season. See our favorite below:


From 704Games, NASCAR Heat 2 expands on the core experience of 2016’s NASCAR Heat Evolution with a deeper career mode supporting all three national racing series, upgraded graphics, physics and customization features, expanded online multiplayer functionality and the return to the franchise of two-player local multiplayer. 3 NASCAR NATIONAL SERIES Joining the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series are available to race in all game modes. NEW SPLIT-SCREEN MULTIPLAYER Two players can race together in head-to-head, local split-screen multiplayer. NEW DRIVERS With over 100 of the biggest stars in motorsports, choose from the largest roster in NASCAR video game history! Work your way through all 3 NASCAR national series in your own custom car or takeover a ride from the top NASCAR race teams. 6 new tracks make racing more diverse. 3 road courses, 2 ovals, and 1 dirt track join the 23 updated Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series sanctioned tracks for a total of 29 tracks. 40-player online races are back! New this year and for the first time ever, complete the field with AI. New leaderboards, rolling seasons, online cautions, and the new NASCAR stage format create a robust online experience.

Deer Hunter: Reloaded

Deer Hunter Reloaded is a new first-person hunting game coming this fall to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One. Embark on epic guided hunts in hopes of becoming a “Master Hunter.” In partnership with mobile game developer Glu Mobile, the next chapter of the tremendously successful mobile game franchise will make its way to a console experience. Deer Hunter Reloaded features realistic hunting objectives and challenges with reactive animal AI as players venture to some of the top-rated hunting regions in North America, from the plains of West Texas to the rugged terrain of Alaska. Track, tag and shoot various big game trophy animals, such as whitetail, mule and sitka deer, big horn and dall sheep, caribou, elk and much more, all while keeping an eye out for the ever presence of deadly predators hunting after you. Completing daily and weekly challenges allows you to earn extra money for upgrades of new firearms, scopes, and accessories in your pursuit of becoming the Master Hunter!

Rapala Pro Fishing Series

Compete in world-class tournaments and daily challenges all to improve your skills by earning bonus money to climb the ranks and become a professional angler for the #1 fishing brand in the world. Build your reputation, gain sponsors, battle for awards and trophies as you try to catch the top 17-species of fish, from Large Mouth Bass to Northern Pike, in some of the most iconic fishing locations in North America.  Unlock and choose from 100s of authentic lures and equipment combinations as you try to outsmart your competition. Navigate the waters in official Ranger® boats equipped with Mercury motors to locate your secret hot spots. Unique above- and below-water catch-cams will allow you to fight fish with great visual representation and true-to-life battle action! New tournaments will appear daily, encounter real-world weather conditions, character creator, monster and legendary fish are just some of the great features waiting for you in Rapala Fishing Pro Series, so start your angling career and “get fishin’ TODAY!”

Jackbox Party Pack 4

It’s the fourth collection of go-to party games from Jackbox Games! The biggest and fourthiest addition to this storied party game franchise features not five but FIVE AND A HALF crowd-slaying games!!! Fibbage 3 (2-8 players) The blanking fun sequel with all-new question types and the game mode Fibbage: Enough About You where you guess the weird facts about your friends. Survive the Internet (3-8 players) The web-based frame game where you twist your friends’ “online” comments in hilarious ways. Monster Seeking Monster (3-7 players) The spooky date-a-thon where you message and date fellow monsters with special powers. Bracketeering (3-16 players) The deranged debate match where you place smart bets on stupid arguments. Civic Doodle (3-8 players) The one-up art game where you compete to improve the town murals. Play using your phones, tablets or computers. No extra controllers needed! Plus EVEN MORE features just for streamers! NOTE: The game is local multiplayer but can be enjoyed over streams with remote players.



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