Transformers: Battlegrounds Game Review

Transformers: Battlegrounds launched Oct. 23rd on all platforms with a new Digital Deluxe Edition which adds an exclusive game mode and cosmetic content to the game. We gave it a try on the Nintendo Switch and although the game is primarily aimed at kids, it's not that engaging for a younger gamer who wants lots … Continue reading Transformers: Battlegrounds Game Review

5 Ways Gaming Can Be Good for Kids

My son is four and he's just getting into video games. It's one of the few moments he actually stays still and pays attention to something, so I've been encouraging his interest. Recently, his preschool teacher cautioned me about his video game usage and said “It's not good” for them to get into gaming. I … Continue reading 5 Ways Gaming Can Be Good for Kids

Jumanji: The Video Game Review and Giveaway

We were sent a download code to review the new Jumanji: The Video Game, which is a new action adventure game inspired by the characters and events in Jumani: Welcome to the Jungle. We then followed-up our game experience by going to see the newest movie edition, Jumanji: The Next Level at the theater! JUMANJI: … Continue reading Jumanji: The Video Game Review and Giveaway

Breath of the Wild Breathes Some Life into an Older Gamer

After avoiding buying Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for nearly a year, I finally succumbed to temptation and bought the game last week. I was avoiding it for my own good, since we have a history. One that started in 1987 when I went on my first quest and became completely obsessed with … Continue reading Breath of the Wild Breathes Some Life into an Older Gamer

Race with Ryan Game Review and Giveaway

We were provided with a free download of Race with Ryan for review and will be giving away a free copy to one lucky winner right before Christmas! The game is currently available on all platforms, and we tested out the version for PS4. It got the official thumbs-up review from my four-year-old son. Race … Continue reading Race with Ryan Game Review and Giveaway

Pokémon GO: A Little Late but Now I Gotta Catch ‘Em All

Shortly after my son was born, Pokémon GO became a thing. So of course I downloaded it, chose my team and gave it a try. I tossed my poke balls and played for about 10 minutes before my newborn son started crying and needed a feeding or diaper change or something that was a million … Continue reading Pokémon GO: A Little Late but Now I Gotta Catch ‘Em All

I Got the Playstation Thumb. Don’t Worry, It’s Not Terminal.

A weird thing happens when you get older. You go and do perfectly normal things, things you do all the time like getting out of bed or bending over to pick something up, and all of a sudden you are injured. A muscle gets pulled, a tendon gets tweaked, and then you spend a week in … Continue reading I Got the Playstation Thumb. Don’t Worry, It’s Not Terminal.

Turtle Beach Recon 70 Headset Review: A Gaming Mom’s Perspective

We recently leveled up our gaming experience with a Recon 70 Gaming Headset by Turtle Beach. The headset comes in multiple colors to match your preferred console whether it be Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch or PC, and has a versatile 3.5mm connection that makes it easy to use any set on all the platforms. … Continue reading Turtle Beach Recon 70 Headset Review: A Gaming Mom’s Perspective

BittBoy is the Perfect Intro System for Your Little Gamer

When my husband saw our son playing with a BittBoy, his reaction was "Well I guess this is the start of the video games..." It was said with a bit of disdain, as if becoming a gamer was a bad turn in our son's development. My reaction was a little different. Imagine me saying the … Continue reading BittBoy is the Perfect Intro System for Your Little Gamer

The Changing Geek Generation

I'm old school. The only video games I kick ass at were released at least 20 years ago. And I love Star Wars, but I haven't even seen Rogue One yet. And I feel like that sort of define things. Especially with the death of Han Solo and then the real life death of Princess … Continue reading The Changing Geek Generation