Gigantosaurus Video Game is Giganto Fun for the Young Gamer

Gigantosaurus: The Game, a new family-friendly video game available on PS4, XBox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam, was a surprise hit with my five-year-old son. It had just the right mix of dinosaurs, molten lava, problem solving and racing challenges to keep him interested and demanding I play along. It wasn't long before he was … Continue reading Gigantosaurus Video Game is Giganto Fun for the Young Gamer

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

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

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

DreamWorks Dragons: Dawn of New Riders Game Review and Giveaway

*We got a copy of the new Dragons: Dawn of New Riders to try out for free, but all opinions are my own. Scroll to bottom of post for GIVEAWAY details and entry link! How to Train Your Dragon fans have a new movie and a new game to be excited about!  DreamWorks Dragons: Dawn of … Continue reading DreamWorks Dragons: Dawn of New Riders Game Review and Giveaway

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