Xbox 360, Codemasters, £44.99

Forget charades: when it comes to parlour games, the modern family is expected to go hi-tech in its quest for entertainment this Christmas.

You’re in the Movies has an interesting concept at its heart: four players act out scenes from a series of B movies, and the live-vision camera picks up their efforts and transmits them to the television screen. Play for long enough and you’ll have enough embarrassing footage for a full minute of video. But it takes so long to create anything vaguely watchable that you may long for a quick game of Risk instead.

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