Video Games

Activision Family Game

When I see a Mom or Dad who is stopping their child from playing video games, it takes all I have to not call social services.  I mean, talk about endangering the welfare of a child...what really could be worse than not playing video games?  What, does that parent want their child to have nightmares?  click to continue...

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Gears of War COG Centaur Tank, Erector Set

Gears of War, one of the most popular third person shooter video games in which millions of kids have clocked endless hours battling away in this graphically intense video game series.  The Erector Set, the classic metal construction toy, invented in 1911 and one of your grandparents' favorite toys.   It is hard to imagine much click to continue...

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Wii U GamePad

Back in January 2012, we got the opportunity to have a sneak preview of the Nintendo Wii U video game system due out this fall.  You can read the full post, but let's just say we were incredibly impressed with all the new possibilities that the Wii U GamePad controller, with its beautiful touchscreen LCD click to continue...

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Christmas is almost here - we are so excited!  Yep, Christmas is coming on Friday.  Friday is not December 25th you say?  So what, Friday is the day we get to play with the Wii U, the new video game system from Nintendo coming out this holiday season - so it must be Christmas, calendar click to continue...

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Man Crates, Gift Basket for Men

Guys have a hard enough time finding gifts for women, but ask a guy to buy a gift for another man and you run the risk of causing his brain to explode.   Maybe some beer or beef jerky would do the trick, but how do you give this gift to a guy?  A gift basket click to continue...

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Zombie Burbz

Zombie games on the iPad are nothing new.   Controlling a zombie game by moving a toy Zombie figure all over your iPad screen?  Now that's some undead action worth talking about.  The new Zombie Burbz app for the iPad is part of the WowWee Toys AppGear line of toys.  AppGear toys use toy figures to click to continue...

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Puffle Plush

Resistance is futile.  The Puffle Pets from Club Penguin are taking over. Yes, the Puffles have actually taken over Club Penguin from 3/15/12 - 3/27/12 - but it gets worse.  Not only are Puffle pets taking over the online world, but now they are ready to take over the real world as well.  Oh, there click to continue...

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60Beat GamePad Controller

Take a look at that photo above.  It looks like your standard console video game controller - really nothing too exciting.   On the other hand, looks can be deceiving.  The photo above is the 60Beat GamePad ($49.95), a game controller that uses no batteries, connects to your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch via the headphone click to continue...

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Wii U from Nintendo

As it turns out, we were not the only blog covering the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2012) in Las Vegas last week.   Yes, there are now endless "what was cool" at CES articles, but not many have looked at things from a parent's point of view.  As Moms and Dads, our time is precious and click to continue...

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Wii U Nintendo

Every man has his weakness.  Here in Sin City Las Vegas, there are endless temptations - the gambling, the giant frozen drinks and the women with more silicone than all the gadgets at CES.   Today, I meet my match and succumbed to a slightly different temptation.  When the fine folks at Nintendo gave me the click to continue...

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