video game reviews for parents

Skylanders SuperChargers Starter Pack

Skylanders.  If you are a parent to a 6+ year old, do I really need to explain what Skylanders are?  You have probably spent past holiday seasons searching for that one Skylander Giant your son needed to have.  Or maybe your daughter dug the Swappable Skylanders...you know, the one that was sold out everywhere.  Raise click to continue...

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Guinness Word Records 2013 Gamer's Edition

Quick, what is the longest running video game series?  Space Invaders?  Good guess, but nope, no new Space Invaders since 2008.  Asteroids?  Now you are getting close.  Give up?  Microsoft Flight Simulator spanning 32 years and 3 months between the first release and last release. Moms and Dads, does it drive you crazy when the click to continue...

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The Time Tribe Library

Video games today have moved to the extremes.  You have the Angry Birds of the world.  Short, inexpensive phone and tablet based games that are easy to learn and can easily be played in 60 second blocks.  At the other extreme you have $60 Xbox 360 and PS3 games that have amazing graphics, deep gameplay click to continue...

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Blast Buckler Skylanders Swap Force

You know how Black Friday sales seems to start about a week before Black Friday?  Well, the same is now happening with Toy Fair 2013 in New York City.  Toy Fair 2013 is set to start on Sunday February 10th, 2013 and we will be providing full coverage, but Activision said why wait for Sunday click to continue...

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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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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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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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Wipeout 2 for Nintendo 3DS

ABC TV's Wipeout is one of those TV shows that on paper sounds so incredibly cruel and stupid.  People running around getting hit by giant fists and being knocked into pools of mud.  All while the hosts, two guys both named John, talk as if they are getting paid by the word.  Yet, anyone who click to continue...

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Video game reviews for Parents and Kids

Today we are proud to launch the newest section of DadDoes.com - Video Game Reviews.  As we examined the landscape of online review sites we noticed that no one, absolutely nobody has ever done a video game review online.  Yep, we searched all of Google and found nothing... Ah, as it turns out our internet click to continue...

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