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The Toca Life Series Is the Absolute Best Set of Kids Apps

Read the headline. There I said it. I rarely call anything the “absolute best.” Even less so in a world that’s populated by thousands of choices. But the Toca Life...Read More

Pixelkin’s Game of the Year 2016

Rather than settle on one game of the year, here at Pixelkin we feel like every one of our writers brings a unique perspective. Therefore our most prominent contributors have...Read More
skylanders academy

Why Skylanders Academy is a Big Step for Kid Games and Media

What makes a successful brand or franchise aimed at kids? Often the first piece of media that entices children or young teens is a movie, television show, or toy line....Read More
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Tech-Less Mom: Loving Ratchet and Clank

It’s a tale as old as time: the story of what happens when a fox-mouse-tiger-cat mechanic pairs up with a defective murder-robot to try to save the universe from an...Read More
death stranding

Gaming with the Moms Episode 77: Even Kojima Can’t Live Up to That Hype

The PlayStation Experience is this weekend and Hideo Kojima will be talking about his upcoming game, Death Stranding. Is it a good idea for him to be talking about this...Read More
Pixelkin's 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Pixelkin 2016 Holiday Guide

Here are our recommendations for games that would make good gifts this holiday. Click on your platform below and you’ll get a list of games, broken down into games that...Read More
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Pixelkin 2016 Holiday Guide: PlayStation 4

Great for All Ages Amplitude Amplitude is a gorgeous game that shows you what music games used to look like. You’ll find that at its roots the gameplay isn’t terribly...Read More
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Pixelkin 2016 Holiday Guide: Xbox One

Great for All Ages Armello Armello is a complex, but really good digital board game. I found it satisfying to simply play against AI characters, but multiplayer was fun too....Read More