This video-game news round up is designed to help keep mums and dads up to date with the latest gaming developments. If you want to play a more active role in the gaming life of your family, it’s a great way to become more informed. Continue reading
Just in time for spring time, Skylanders introduces a special Springtime Trigger Happy. This variant is styled after the Big Bang Trigger Happy, who was in turn styled after Major “King” Kong riding an H-bomb to his sure death in Kubric’s Dr. Stangelove. Continue reading
At New York toy fair the atmosphere around the Skylanders booth may have been a little muted, but there was still a lot to cover. Continue reading
GeekDad Andy Robertson brings us a little more news of from toy Fair 2014. This time it’s a little speculation about Skylanders 4, a brief description of the Mega Blocks leak, and his speculation on the new game. If Andy is right about the direction and timing of the new game it could be a great way to grow the franchise to keep up with the fans as they age. Continue reading
The Skylanders franchise has just passed the $2 Billion mark: that’s double where they were a year ago. This year marks a lot of milestones for the game as they break into the top 20 video game franchises of all time. This month they passed the 175 million toy mark and there is no end in site. Continue reading
This week sees the first outing for the new weekly video-game news show for families — and I’m producing it! Continue reading
Here’s my kids’ speculation on what’s next for Skylanders 4 along with some digging from me on the current rumors. Continue reading
We look at Angry Birds Go! in-app purchases and toys. Continue reading
We test how much fun Skylanders Swap Force is for Mums, Dads, Sons and Daughters as we play through the whole game. Continue reading
With the game out today in the US and soon to arrive on other shores, here’s my family first-look review after working through much of the experience with my kids. Continue reading
Skylanders Swap Force is only a few days away now. That’s right, another new addition of interactive toys that meld with you gaming console is almost here. My kids area already feeling the excitement, so they picked up on of the new Mega Bloks sets Continue reading
As Activision gets ready to kick off the latest release in their super successful franchise, Skylanders they are celebrating SWAPTOBER by giving away one Skylanders SWAP Force starter pack every day from October 1st to 31st.
Activision has released the latest SWAP Force trailer, and it reveals a lot about the story of the new game. I’m very eager to get a chance to play, and will definitely be putting some hours in once it’s released on October 13.
Here’s a quick look at the new iPad/Android tablet game that combines physical toys with Angry Birds game-play: Angry Birds Star Wars II Telepods. Not only that, but it has all your favorite Star Wars characters too! Continue reading
After many region heats and much hammering of buttons / waggling of sticks, we have the world’s first official Skylanders champion. Here’s the video of the final. Continue reading
As usual, we gave away a lot of great swag at our PAX “Geek Parenting” panel on Saturday, and we couldn’t have done it without all the generous contributions from our prize donors. Continue reading