Video Games

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in July 2020

Between the Bookends, Image: Sophie BrownIn this month’s Between the Bookends, Sophie, Sarah, and Anika share eight books they have…

August 2, 2020

Let’s Have a Word About ‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’

Where are our 'Animal Crossing' players? You'll understand.

December 8, 2017

Let’s Have a Word About ‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’

Reading Time: 3 minutesI’ve played Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp just as much as the rest of you for the last…

December 8, 2017

3 Games for the Nintendo 3DS That Make Great Last-Minute Gifts

Here are a few suggestions for some of the best games for the Nintendo DS to give this holiday season.

December 7, 2017

Bring Home ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ (and Chain Chompikins) for the Holidays

Bring home Mario this holiday season with Nintendo Switch--and then put him on the Christmas tree with this DIY ornament…

November 7, 2017

PAX Aus 2017: ‘Think of the Children’ (Review)

One of the best indie video games to be presented at PAX Aus 2017 was 'Think of the Children.' And…

November 6, 2017

BlizzCon 2017: No One Does Cinematics Like Blizzard Entertainment

Even if you've never played a game by Blizzard before---and especially if you have---these trailers will make you laugh, gasp,…

November 4, 2017

5 Reasons to Hunt Down the Super NES Classic Edition

If you're on the fence about taking on the hunt for this mini console, here are a few reasons why…

September 30, 2017

Introduce Your Kids to ‘Metroid’ With a New Game (and a Craft!)

The game is definitely worth picking up, and to really get you and your kids in the 'Metroid' mood, here's…

September 15, 2017

Get Your First Look at the Roblox Wave 2 Action Figures

In mid-August, the next wave of Roblox figures will be available at Toys 'R Us, Target, and Wal-Mart---and here's your…

August 7, 2017

If Your Kids Love ‘Tomodachi Life,’ They’ll Feel at Home in ‘Miitopia’

With your Mii friends filling out the roster of an RPG party, kids are able to go on a journey…

July 30, 2017

8 Things My 8-Year-Old Loves About ‘Splatoon 2’

There are plenty of updates and improvements that make 'Splatoon 2' another Switch must-have.

July 24, 2017

Necromancer Brings ‘Diablo III’ Back From the Dead

A few weeks after the debut, I think it is safe to say the necromancer brought 'Diablo' back from the…

July 18, 2017

5 Reasons Why the ‘Breath of the Wild’ DLC Is Worth Picking Up

'The Master Trials' is everything you already loved about 'Breath of the Wild,' just more of it.

July 8, 2017

‘The Art of Splatoon’ Is For Diehard Fans, But It’s Ink-credible

It's hard to recommend it to anyone that's not a diehard fan, but if "Stay Fresh!" is now in your…

July 3, 2017

5 Reasons Why ‘Ever Oasis’ Is the Perfect Starter RPG for Kids

'Ever Oasis' combines an adorable fantasy world and intuitive, convenient game features to create an experience that eases kids into…

June 26, 2017

The Dynamic Duo Reviews ‘Toca Lab: Plants’

The Dynamic Duo reviews Toca Boca's newest app, 'Toca Lab: Plants.' And they get to say "poop" on a recording,…

June 16, 2017

Get Your Kids’ ‘ARMS’ Moving and Grooving This Summer

The family-friendly fighting game 'ARMS' has the potential to become a bright and colorful mainstay on your Nintendo Switch.

June 13, 2017

Top 7 Playstation E3 2017 Announcements

GeekMom Sam gives you the Top 7 takeaways she gleaned while watching today's Playstation E3 2017 Briefing.

June 12, 2017

Top X Xbox E3 2017 Announcements

Xbox's much-anticipated E3 briefing was worth the 90 minutes I spent watching it live. For those at the event, all…

June 11, 2017

‘Roblox’ Gets in the Superhero Spirit With ‘Roblox Heroes’ [Giveaway!]

From now until June 14, your kids will find even more super adventures in 'Roblox' thanks to the 'Roblox Heroes'…

June 6, 2017

The Dynamic Duo Reviews ‘Toca Life: Vacation’

The Dynamic Duo reviews Toca Life's new app, 'Toca Life: Vacation!' I foresee much travel planning in their futures. And…

May 30, 2017

Pick Up ‘Ultra Street Fighter II’ on Nintendo Switch For Portable Punches

If you're looking to add to your Switch library, 'Ultra Street Fighter II' is a classic that makes a timeless…

May 24, 2017

CheckPoint: 48-Hour Gaming Marathon for Mental Health

CheckPoint is running a 48-Hour LiveStream Gaming Marathon this weekend. Because gaming IS good for your mental health and your…

May 19, 2017

‘YIIK: A Postmodern RPG’ Invites You to Game Like It’s 1999

Playing the 'YIIK: A Postmodern RPG' demo at PAX East in March was a little weird for me. After all,…

April 29, 2017

5 Ways ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Is Even More Fun for Kids

Are there enough updates and tweaks to make Mario Kart 8 worth purchasing again?

April 24, 2017

Geek Kids Review: ‘Toca Life: Hospital’ and They Think It’s Pretty Great

Toca Boca's newest app introduces kids to the hospital environment. It's pretty great. But don't make my word for it...

April 24, 2017

How We Did Our Minecraft Birthday Party

Decorating, food, and activities for a Minecraft-themed birthday party, as tested by a ten-year-old Minecraft fanatic and his friends.

April 20, 2017

‘LEGO City Undercover:’ Family Fun with Digitized Minifigures

'LEGO City Undercover:' The addictive family fun you're used to but with a storyline that keeps you coming back again...and…

April 19, 2017

How a Mom Was Added to Gaming’s Most Popular Cast of Characters

Michael Chu, lead writer on 'Overwatch,' talks about adding a mother to the diverse cast of the game.

April 4, 2017

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