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Difference between Game is over and Party is over

game is over, the—(also: game is up, the)

1. the situation is lost beyond rescue:

  • He knew the game was over and began to seek a diplomatic solution to the conflict.

2. said when the wrong one has done or smb.’s guilty secret has been discovered:

  • Okay, sweetheart, game’s over. What’s up?

party is over, the—(also: honeymoon is over) the first happy period or easy time has come to an end:

  • Local government is coming to realize that, for the time being, the party is over.