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

Geek of the Week: Alicia Alexandra from the EightBitBlonde Blog

The week's featured geek Alicia Alexandra, aka EightBitBlonde, took a break from preparing for PAX West to answer a few geeky questions about gaming, sci-fi and early geekdom. She keeps busy blogging, streaming and podcasting about the gaming industry and community while covering everything from local events to geek inspired food creations. 1) Introduce yourself: … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Alicia Alexandra from the EightBitBlonde Blog

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

UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Game Review and Giveaway

Looking for a good video game for younger kids? Just in time to coincide with the UglyDolls movie release comes the new game UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure! The game is available for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch and is rated E for Everyone. In this brand new UglyDolls adventure, Uglyville is under siege by robots from a … Continue reading UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Game Review and Giveaway

American Ninja Warrior Challenge Game Review and Giveaway

GameMill Entertainment, in collaboration with NBC and Universal Games and Digital Platforms, released American Ninja Warrior Challenge this month so now you can compete like a ninja warrior and never leave the couch! Scroll to the bottom for details on entering to win a free Nintendo Switch download code for the game. Watch the official … Continue reading American Ninja Warrior Challenge Game Review and Giveaway

Geek of the Week: Filmmaker, Game Developer and Geek Dad Joe Granato

I'm excited to welcome our very first Geek Dad feature, Joe Granato from The New 8 Bit Heroes. He's a new dad and long-time geek working on a cool project to help people create their own Nintendo games. 1) Let's start with the basics - name, what do you do, etc. My name is Joe … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Filmmaker, Game Developer and Geek Dad Joe Granato

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