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[Podcast] Gaming With the Moms #12: You Can’t Spoil History

Welcome to Gaming With The Moms, the podcast about gaming with families! This week our host Nicole Tanner was out of town visiting family in Ohio and attending her high school...Read More
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This Week in Family Gaming – 7/3/2015

Hello hello! This week Seattle saw the arrival of Super League Gaming. Super League is a gaming session that takes place…in a movie theatre. In Seattle, Super League put on...Read More
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Club Nintendo’s Website is Finally Down

Back in January we learned that Club Nintendo, Nintendo’s loyalty program, was closing its doors. Well, the day has finally come (in the U.S., at least). June 30 was the...Read More
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Kids Learn About Ecosystems With Connected Worlds

Connected Worlds is an immersive, interactive ecosystem that was designed for the New York Hall of Science. It’s an installation of six smaller ecosystems, actually—all of which are connected, much like...Read More
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The Sims 4 is Getting a Spa Day Game Pack

The Sims 4 Spa Day Game Pack will come with 3 different spas (and a gym!) where your Sims can hang out, get a massage, have fun in a mud...Read More
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Humble Bundle’s Leading Ladies 2 Bundle On Sale Now

Humble Bundle’s latest bundle is all about female protagonists.Read More

Ana’s Apps: Metamorphabet

When you talk about educational apps, often the first to come up are alphabet apps. I think getting kids to learn their ABCs is something that a lot of app developers see as...Read More
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Museum of History Displays Home Office of the Father of Video Games

The home office of the “father of video games” is currently on display at the The National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. The museum rebuilt the workshop using...Read More
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Are Endless Runner Games Stress Relief Games?

Endless runner games are popular, and I like to play them sometimes. But when I play them, I’m always asking myself whether it makes me feel more stressed out or less....Read More

Cities: Skylines Could be Getting Zombies

Mariina Hallikainen, CEO of Colossal Order—the dev team behind Cities: Skylines—recently spoke with TechRadar about an upcoming expansion for the city-planning game.Read More
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Brain-Controlled Game PsyPod Hopefully Coming to Schools

Someday, that is. Scientist David Schwarz has built a co-op game called PsyPod that has two players working together to protect a baby robot.Read More

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Our Favorite Recent Releases

 Splatoon Splatoon has players shooting ink in order to battle for turf and defeat the evil Octarians.
 Broken Age Broken Age is a fantasy point-and-click puzzle game in which two teens fight for freedom and survival.

 LumiKids Beach LumiKids Beach is cute and educational, but most of all it’s lots of fun.

 Ori and the Blind Forest Ori and the Blind Forest is a beautiful & heartfelt platformer about love, loss, and survival.

 Majora's Mask 3D Majora’s Mask 3D puts an unsettling and emotional spin on the classic Legend of Zelda action-adventure formula.