When I Go Into my Local GameStop, it’s like Going into Cheers, EVERYBODY KNOWS MY NAME

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Do you guys have gamers in your house?  That's pretty much all my boys are about over here.  We have both a WiiU and an Xbox360 and I'd say the WiiU is definitely the preferred system of choice right now although I do see Nate (11) starting to move over to the Xbox more. For gaming purchases, I'm all about GameStop.  While I love Amazon, … [Read more...]

Buy One, Get One 50% Off & Free Shipping: Games at Target

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Right now, Target has buy one, get one half-off on board games!  I discovered it when I was linking to this Marvel Ultimate Spiderman Face Off Dice Game which I received a copy of in the mail and I think it's a fun holiday gift for boys this season. I liked the Marvel Ultimate Spiderman Face Off Dice Game because it's a cute and quick little … [Read more...]

Gravity Maze: Great Fun for Anyone 8+

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Here's a fun one for the person on your holiday gift list who is over the age of 8 and likes to put together mazes and build things. Gravity Maze ($29.95, Amazon) is a new game from Think Fun that's a good one for the budding engineer.  Game play involves using logic to put together a marble run.  You can follow cards that are provided or make your … [Read more...]

For Your Next Game Night: Try #TheSelfieGame

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A good friend came for a visit last week. A couple of us got together and tried out the latest from USAopoly, the Selfie Game. Previously, I had tried and loved their game Tapple so I was intrigued to check out this latest.  Honestly, I didn't think this game would be as fun as it was!  This game reminded me a lot about Apples to Apples but with … [Read more...]

October’s Big Game Release & Thoughts: Skylanders Trap Team

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Is anyone out there playing the new Skylanders Trap Team yet?  It came out last week and I feel like I haven't been hearing as much buzz as I have in the past. We have yet to dive in.  My youngest (and the Skylanders guru in the house) turns 8 in early November so we always hold out  for his birthday to open up the latest version of the game. … [Read more...]

Get SUCKED in with this new Game/App: Panda PandeMonium

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Cole and I have been playing this one with the same level of addiction I was playing Candy Crush last year.   It's a brand new app and game called Panda PandaMonium  and it's a little like Majong meets Candy Crush.  You're making matches, have goals to achieve and the ultimate goal each round is to save the pandas who are trapped in the … [Read more...]

Skylanders… On Your Tablet! {Coming This October}

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My kids are going to FLIP their heads over this one!  Besides the fact that they not-so-patiently waiting for the 4th Skylanders game to come out this October {Skylanders Trap Team}, they will be even more excited once they hear that Trap Team will have a TABLET version! From Activision: The Skylanders Trap Team Tablet Starter Pack will … [Read more...]

Celebrating Shark Week – Books & Education for Your Kids to Learn About Sharks

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It's Shark Week on the Discovery Channel!!  Yah!  This week in our house ranks up there with the Christmas in terms of excitement.  I keep waiting for my boys love of sharks to die down but each year it seems to only grow.  I would not be surprised if my 10 year old ended up as a marine biologist someday. So Shark Week officially started last … [Read more...]

Fun New Game: Tapple #SweetSuite14 #BBNYC

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So we're currently on vacation at the beach with some friends and I broke out Tapple a couple of nights ago.  It was a game that came in my Sweet Suite gift box and we thought we'd give it a try one night.  It's our new addiction!  This quick and fun game is great for both kids and parents and we've been playing it after hours adults only … [Read more...]

New LEGO Ninjago 3DS Game: LEGO Ninjago Nindroids

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If you happen to have any LEGO Ninjago fans in your house, you won't want to miss the news for the latest game - LEGO Ninjago Nindroids.  It's available for both the Nintendo 3DS and the Playstation Vita.  The game is based on the first five episodes of the new LEGO Ninjago Rebooted TV show.  There's more than 30 action packed levels and players … [Read more...]