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

LEGO Portal - CUSO Project

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.

‘LEGO Dimensions’ Family Assessment

LEGO Dimensions

Is ‘LEGO Dimensions’ toys-to-life done right or just another hit on family gaming budgets? 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.

Kids React to ‘Lego Dimensions’ Rumors, Build Their Own Lego Portal

Lego Dimensions, Kid Inventions

We’d been talking about the possibility of a Lego toys to life game with the rumor of Lego Dimensions. Then the kids went off and made their own. I have to say I like how it looked: 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.

Every ‘Sick Brick’ Unboxed

Sick Bricks

We’ve been tracking with the new “Toys to Life” game Sick Bricks, but this week we had a close look at all the characters available and how the kids reacted to them. So far it’s looking good. 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.

‘Super Mario amiibos’ Get Daughter Approved

Mario Party 10

Having been slower to warm to amiibos than my sons (she’s not a big Super Smash Bros. fan) I got my daughter to test out the new Super Mario amiibos. I think they won her over. 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.

‘Life is Strange’ Episode 2 Takes on More Tough Teen Issues

Life Is Strange Episode 2

Episode 2 of ‘Life Is Strange’ is available today and continues its story of teen issues with unflinching accuracy. 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 the New ‘Arkham Knight’ Trailer Reveals About Its “M” Rating

Arkham Knight

With the game getting an “M” for Mature rating from the ESRB, as opposed to “T” for Teen, the latest Arkham Knight trailer makes for interesting viewing. 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.

7 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Battlefield Hardline’

Battlefield Hardline

Here’s the things that parents should know about ‘Battlefield Hardline.’ 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.

Is a ‘Lego Scooby Doo’ Video-Game Likely?

Lego Scooby Doo

Is Lego Scooby Doo the last piece of 2015’s Lego video-game puzzle? 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.

Testing Mugen’s New 3DS XL Battery Upgrade Claims

Battery Test

Putting Mugen’s New 3DS XL battery claims to the test. 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’ Game-Play Trailer

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We have a look at the video-game footage and how that relates to the physical Lego toys for LEGO Jurassic World. 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.

Zoomer Dino, Toy of the Year, Gets Kitty Follow-Up

Zoomer Kitty

Here’s a look at the Zoomer Dino Jester and Zoomer Kitty, follow-ups to TIA’s Toy of the Year. 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.

‘Beast Quest’ Sells 14 Million, Gets Video-Game

Beast Quest on iOS

Testing the new ‘Beast Quest’ adventure game with the family brings to mind ‘Zelda’ and ‘Infinity Blade.’ 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.

Hasbro Highlights From Toy Fair 2015

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Here’s a set of videos looking at the best bits from the Hasbro area at Toy Fair 2015. 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.

‘Sick Bricks’ at Home With Toys and App

Sick Bricks

We have a close look at the first 30 minutes with this new Skylanders style toy-game cross over, Sick Bricks. 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.