New ‘Portal’ Board Game Is a Huge Success


As part of an optional test protocol, we are pleased to present an amusing fact: This new boardgame is now more valuable than the organs and combined incomes of everyone in *subject hometown here.* Continue reading

‘Jetpack Joyride’ Goes ‘Back to the Future’

JetpackJoyride Back to the Future

In case you weren’t aware, October 2015 is ‘Back to the Future’ Month. October 21, 2015, is the date—in the future!—that Marty McFly travels to in the second film, so there are all sorts of fun things happening this month as a tribute to the classic time-travel trilogy. Halfbrick is celebrating with a BttF-themed update to ‘Jetpack Joyride.’ Continue reading

‘DC Super Hero Girls’ First Look


Today Warner Bros and DC Entertainment released the first look at the upcoming ‘DC Super Hero Girls’ with an exclusive animated clip, ‘Welcome to Super Hero High’, and photos of some of the figures. Continue reading

‘Animal Crossing’ Amiibo Cards Are Here

amiibo cards

Possibly due to the more niche appeal of ‘Animal Crossing’–as opposed to, say, ‘Super Smash Bros.’–or the fact that they are, y’know, mostly made of paper, ‘Happy Home Designer’ amiibo cards seem far easier to find than their traditional figurine counterparts. Continue reading

All I Want to Do Is Play My Old Intellivision Games

Pitfall Harry Contemplating the Game Board Ahead

We were talking about easter eggs, which obviously brought up Adventure, the first video game (that I know of) to contain an easter egg. “I play it sometimes,” she admitted. How did she play it sometimes? She didn’t have her childhood Atari anymore. Continue reading

It’s Here! The Fallout 4 Loot Crate

Fallout LootCrate

In just a matter of hours, vault dwellers will have a chance to purchase one of the limited edition Fallout 4 Loot Crates presented by Loot Crate & Bethesda! Last night, it was revealed that there will be a Vault 111 hoodie and a plush Dogmeat included in each crate Continue reading

‘Happy Home Designer’ – A New Way to Play ‘Animal Crossing’


‘Happy Home Designer’ has all the charm and creative stimulation of ‘Animal Crossing,’ but that great feast of content is now perfectly portioned. Continue reading

After-School Minecraft Camp Teaches Coding, Tree-Punching


Getting our kids a leg-up with STEM-related activities is key to us GeekParents, and we know very well that if we can raise our kids with an intrinsic technical savvy, as well as knowing how to do things like code, we’ll be doing them a tremendous service. But the question is always how to do it while making sure they’re having fun. Continue reading

‘Explore Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ on Your iOS Device


‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ is one of the few shows we actually let our toddler watch. It’s the direct heir to ‘Mister Roger’s Neighborhood’ featuring all the characters from the Land of Make Believe with plenty of educational programming. ‘Explore Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ is the perfect extension of the show to mobile devices. Continue reading