About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘LEGO Minifigures Online’ Goes Cross Platform

The recent move to an upfront paid model for LEGO Minifigures Online comes with a hefty slice of improvement in the game. Full voice acting, cross platform online mutli-player and special timed events. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Bluestreak Comes to ‘Angry Birds Transformers’ With Droids and Crafting

Today’s update for ‘Angry Birds Transformers’ not only adds Bluetreak and Prowl characters (played by The Blues), but also offers new helper droids that players can craft and call into special levels for added firepower: Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Angry Birds 2′ Announced

Two events, one in New York and one in San Francisco will unveil the first proper ‘Angry Birds’ sequel. ‘Angry Birds 2′ comes some 14 games and 2 billion downloads after the original fowl flinging experience hit the streets. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Skylanders SuperChargers’ Goes Online

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The UK pre-order packaging for Skylanders Superchargers details online modes, first 10 Supercharger duos and Race as Villain expansion packs. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Lego Dimensions’ Unveils Doctor Who Content

At San Diego Comic Con today we saw how Doctor Who content will work in Lego Dimensions: Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

A Close Look at ‘Anki Overdrive’

Anki Overdrive

‘Anki Overdrive’ will be releasing on September 20th. Here’s a close look at the cars, tech, and tracks of the game from its European tour. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Top YouTuber Talks to Families

In this exclusive interview, YouTuber Ali-A discusses making videos for a younger audience and how parents can get the most out of video-games and YouTube. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Playmation’ Takes Gaming Outside With Wearable ‘Avengers’ and ‘Star Wars’ Tech

Here’s a look at ‘Playmation,’ the next step in Toys to Life from Disney. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Invitation to Suggest Characters for ‘Lego Marvel’s Avengers’

Arthur Parson opened the comments on this video for suggestion on Marvel characters they should include in the next game, Lego Marvel’s Avengers. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Woolly Yoshi ‘Amiibo’ is Play Friendly

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Here’s a look at the new amiibo for Yoshi’s Wooly World. It’s unusual not only because it’s knitted but because it doesn’t have a base. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Skylanders Superchargers’ Expands Line-Up At E3

Yesterday Activision revealed more details, characters and levels on their new toys-to-life game Skylanders Superchargers. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Lego Jurassic World’ Released

With the release of Lego Jurassic World, families have the first of a series of decisions about which Lego games to invest in this time round. Jump in now or wait for Dimensions? Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Skylanders SuperChargers’ Brings Vehicle Play

Another year and another ‘Skylanders’ game. No huge surprise there, until you realize ‘Skylanders SuperChargers’ includes toy vehicles. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘LEGO Worlds’ is Minecraft in Brick Form

Here’s a look at the new LEGO Worlds game out now on STEAM Early Access. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘LEGO Jurassic World’ Custom Dino Game-Play

LEGO Jurassic World Trailer

The latest trailer for LEGO Jurassic World gives a close look at some new Dinosaurs in the game along with customizations. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Star Wars ‘Twilight of the Republic’ Tested in Disney Infinity

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I had a chance to get hands on with Disney Infinity 3.0’s Star Wars play-set. Here’s the footage hot off the press. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Hands on With ‘Disney Infinity 3.0′ Toy Box

Here’s a few videos looking at the Toy Box in Disney Infinity 3.0. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Lego Dimensions’ Trailer Stars Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd)

A new trailer not only rolls out Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown but introduces a host of new DC Comics heroes to the game. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

What Parents Should Know About ‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’

Here’s what you should know about ‘The Witcher 3.’ Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

LEGO Mixels Series 5 Opened in London’s Hamleys Toy Store

Soon to be available in shops, here are the LEGO Mixels Series 5 toys. Each one opened by ToyTesters.TV in Hamleys. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘LEGO Jurassic World’ Trailer Teeming with Dinos

The latest trailer for LEGO Jurassic World reveals the game’s 20 different big-fig dinosaurs. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Twelfth Doctor Stars in ‘Lego Dimensions’

Doctor in Lego Dimensions

Some recently published instructions for Lego Dimensions reveal not only more bout The Simpsons, Portal 2 and Jurassic World characters in the game, but also first official word on Doctor Who. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars’ Toys & Play-Sets

Here’s a rundown of everything we know about ‘Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars’ content. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Splatoon’ Weapon Loadouts Offer Real Shooter Depth

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The recent Nintendo Direct video detailed more about the weapons in ‘Splatoon.’ The number of combinations here is impressive and looks to offer a wide variety of ways to play. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Disney Infinity 3.0′ Includes Every ‘Star Wars’ Film (But Starts With ‘Episode I’)

With every ‘Star Wars’ film being included in game form, ‘Disney Infinity 3.0′ poses a challenge to parents wanting to start their children on ‘Episode IV.’ ‘Episodes I-II’ come in the starter pack. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Portal’, ‘The Simpsons,’ and ‘Jurassic World’ Confirmed for Lego Dimensions

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Walmart listing confirms inclusion of Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World, Scooby Doo, and Chima in Lego Dimensions: Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ Toys Reinvent ‘Tracy Island’ with Smart Tech

New Tracy Island

After the original iconic Tracy Island sold out in the 90s, causing panic buying in the UK, Vivid Toys are back with a version for 2015 to go with the recently launched new show. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Affordable Space Adventures’ Family Tested

Affordable Space Adventures

The new eShop game on the Wii U, ‘Affordable Space Adventures,’ is hard to explain but offers a great family gaming experience. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

Series 2 ‘The Simpsons’ LEGO Minifigures Kid Tested

LEGO Simpsons Series 2

Here’s a look at Series 2 of ‘The Simpsons’ LEGO Minifigures from ToyTesters.TV that will be hitting stores on 1st May. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘Portal’ coming to ‘Lego Dimensions’

Portal LEGO Minifigure

The brick is a lie. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

8 Things Parents Should Know about ‘Mortal Kombat X’

Mortal Kombat X

Here’s our guide to ‘Mortal Kombat X,’ ESRB M for Mature. From what makes this game so popular to what to watch out for, this is everything you need to know in 2 (and a bit) minutes. Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.

‘LEGO Elves’ Portal Suggests Toys to Life Ambitions

LEGO Elves

Does LEGO Elves’ portal mean it is coming to LEGO Dimensions? Continue reading

About Andy Robertson

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.