Explore Middle-earth, Brick by Brick, in LEGO The Hobbit

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In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. He was a very well-to-do hobbit with a next-gen console and a lot of free time, which was fortunate, because he couldn’t stop playing a new game about dwarves, and orcs, a dragon, adventure, and a lot of LEGO bricks. Read on to learn about the newest LEGO video game. Continue reading

Don Bradman Cricket 14 Review

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Cricket has always been a sport that has fascinated me. I learned how to play in High School, and living in the Silicon Valley, there are folks playing all over. Indeed, our neighbors across the street built a cage for their son to practice bowling in. So it’s cool to see that, just like all the big sports titles we see for games like Baseball, Football, and Hockey, there’s a real top-notch Cricket videogame as well. Continue reading

Yoshi, Disney, Pokémon Bring Cuteness to the 3DS

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Spring brings with it longer days, warmer night and the first hints of the summer video game doldrums. With all the big holiday releases now firmly behind us and the new generation of consoles at last becoming the current generation of consoles, things are beginning to quiet down on the new release front. Nintendo’s portable, however, seems to be bucking the trend with a trio of adorable new titles to keep you preoccupied in this new season of pollen and short pants. Continue reading

Kinect Sports Rivals Captures the Family

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Kinect on Xbox 360 is a love it or hate it kind of affair. On Xbox One though Kinect Sports Rivals shows that the quibbles are gone, to leave a highly competitive and reliable way to play sports in the family. Continue reading

Dungeons & Dreamers — A Book Review

I’m very nostalgic when it comes to my inner-geek. At least once a year I read Neuromancer. I enjoy playing the original Infocom games on my iPad. I still get a wide grin on my face when I pull my copy of Tomb of Horrors (S1) off the shelf to occasionally read it through and remember the first time I ran this most hated module as a DM. I never tire of trying to get my almost-7-year-old to sit down and play a few of the Atari 2600 games with me (and he does actually enjoy both Adventure and Yars Revenge — he flipped out when I showed him the Easter Egg in Adventure, something I discovered all on my own before there were ever walkthroughs or bulletin boards to share the info.) Continue reading