Something is happening in households all around the free world: the Fortnite invasion. Fortnite has taken over your wifi, your child's mind and if your kid had his/her way ... your wallet. There are tears over missed opportunities to complete challenges and elation over "skins" that have tomatoes for heads. Every conversation begins with "In Fortnite...." and carries on for an eternity, while parents are hearing the teacher's voice in the Peanuts cartoons. It's exhausting, but it's not all … [Read more...] about In Defense of Fortnite
A lot of parents are, understandably, a little nervous at the idea of letting their kids play a lot of video games. After all, with the focus on constant violence and the, quite frankly, toxic environment that so many online games seem to create, it often seems like the kind of hobby that simply isn't suitable for your kids to be engaging in. However, that's really not the case for the vast majority of games. In reality, it can be an incredibly enjoyable hobby that not only keeps your kids … [Read more...] about Don’t Be Afraid To Let Your Kids Start Gaming
Disney Infinity brings gaming to a new level for my children. Instead of just playing games where they can see their favourite characters, they get to take on the roles of those characters and immerse themselves into their worlds. It is played for hours on end in my home and Disney is always releasing new Toy Boxes and characters to keep things interesting. They recently took things to a whole new level with Disney Infinity 2.0. Heroes and villains. Sorcerers and superheroes. Princesses and … [Read more...] about Put Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes Under the Tree
Last night I went to bed and found a note on my pillow. It was a heartfelt note from my son asking permission to play M rated video games. For those of you who aren't raising video game crazy kids, M stands for Mature and means the games are intended for people over the age of 18. My son is ten. His note laid out the reasons why he should be allowed to play these games: All of his friends are playing them. There is nothing wrong with Call of Duty. It just has some blood and … [Read more...] about No Son, you may not play Call of Duty
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 With over 90 hours of activities, there’s something for everyone. Choose from new fitness classes like Boot Camp and Jumprope, along with a whole medley of new Dance classes. Other fitness class favorites include Cardio Boxing, Yoga and Zen. And have a blast burning the calories away with activities like Wallbreaker, Stack ‘em and Kick ‘em. Your Shape tailored your workout to you, so you can get fit your way! Design a workout perfect for your fitness level. … [Read more...] about Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012
In Youda Farmer 3: Seasons, the Bigboss is long gone and your farm is finally faring well. During a stormy winter night however, disaster strikes, reducing most of your farm to rubble. Once again you face the difficult task of rebuilding the village and your farm. Facing cold winters, bug ridden springs, hot summers and stormy falls, this new installment will put your farming skills to the test more than ever. On the upside there are a lot of new features that will help you through these hard … [Read more...] about Are you ready for Youda Farmer 3: Seasons?