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.

Putting amiibo Toys Through Their Paces

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We get newcomer to amiibo, BBC Presenter and toy expert Nigel Clarke of ToyTesters.TV, to give us his live reactions to the amiibo toys and video-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.

Amiibo Put Through Its Family Paces

Amiibo Tested

We test out amiibo in the family, looking at both Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart 8 functions. 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.

Just Dance 2015 Includes Sing-Along Let It Go

Just Dance 2015

Perhaps the perfect mix of singing and dancing, we testing Just Dance 2015 on one unsuspecting family. 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.

That Dragon, Cancer Kickstarter Launches

That Dragon, Cancer

That Dragon, Cancer is a game about one family’s journey with terminal cancer. Today the developer announced their Kickstarter project. 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 Batman 3 Takes Retro Very Seriously

Lego Batman 3

In conversation with the Game Director at TT Games, we hear how they stayed true to the 1960’s Batman show in the new 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.

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker First Look

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker

Here’s our top five favorite things about Captain Toad Treasure Tracker on Wii U:
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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.

Blockopedia Lists Every Minecraft Block

Blockopedia

Here’s our look at the ideal gift for any Minecraft fan this Christmas, the Blockopedia. 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 2.0 Originals Characters Un-Boxed

Disney Infinity 2.0 Originals Characters

A close look at the Disney Infinity Originals characters released yesterday along with the new Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box 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.

Angry Birds Transformers Maximizes Character Upgrades

Angry Birds Transformers

We take a close look at the maximum upgrades for Angry Birds Transformers characters, with a little help from our gem glitch that granted millions of gems. 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 Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive

Here’s everything parent’s should know about Sunset Overdrive, the Xbox One exclusive. 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 Batman 3 Character Analysis

Lego Batman 3

We take a close look at the most recently revealed 30 DC characters for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. 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 Transformers Toys Tested

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We put the new Angry Birds Transformers Toys in the hands of a family and recorded what happened: 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.

Doctor Who and the Dalek Teaches Players to Program

Doctor Who and the Dalek

The BBC have just announce a new Doctor and the Dalek game that aims to teach players basic programming skills. 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.

Everything Parents Need to Know about Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Here’s a run down of what parents should know about Borderlands The Pre-Sequel. From what makes it an enjoyable game to what to watch out for. 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.

Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire Demo, Dad Tested

Pokemon Demo

A new demo arrives in the 3DS eShop for Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire soon so we got a father (and newcomer to the series) to try it out: 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.

110% Gaming Is New Gaming Mag Just for Kids

110% Gaming

A new magazine is launching in the UK with a difference: it’s for children and it focuses solely on video-games. Here’s a look at the first issue. 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.