Video Games

GeekMom: A First Look at Nintendo’s ‘DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power’

Growing up, I always wanted to be either Wonder Woman, Catwoman, or Batgirl. At the time, of course, my two…

May 21, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: And All That Jazz!

“Where words fail, music speaks” – Hans Christian Andersen One of the greatest storytellers of all time, Hans Christian Andersen…

April 30, 2021

GeekMom: LudoNarraCon: A Digital Hot Spot for Narrative Video Games

Video games come in all shapes, sizes, and genres. We love our fast action. We love our open-world horse rides.…

April 24, 2021

GeekMom: Survey Says Gamer Moms Not Only Exist, We Excel

There is a lot of talk about women in the gaming space, and very little of those conversations center around…

April 7, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Room to Grow’: A Deceptively Tricky Cactus-Based Indie Puzzle Game

What Is Room to Grow? Room to Grow is a cute puzzle game in which you play as a cactus.…

March 21, 2021

GeekMom: How Well Do You Know Your Pop Culture Shields?

It may be safe to say everyone who follows comics and pop culture knows exactly who wields these two shields…

March 1, 2021

GeekMom: ‘When the Past Was Around’: A Point-&-Click Puzzle Game Exploring Loss

What Is When the Past Was Around? When the Past Was Around is a short, sweet, and surreal narrative point-and-click…

January 24, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Inertial Drift’: A Retro Racer That Keeps Things Simple Yet Satisfying

What is Inertial Drift? Inertial Drift is a racing game set in a retro style ’90s future that uses unique…

December 20, 2020

GeekMom: ‘Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix’ Is Cartoon Karting Family Fun

What Is Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix? Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix is a fun and frantic kart…

December 19, 2020

GeekMom: ‘Superliminal’: A Puzzling Game Where Perception Is Reality.. Or Is It?

What is Superliminal? Superliminal is a video game that uses your perception of size, depth, and relative location to create…

December 17, 2020

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

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