Nicole went to Geekgirlcon and it was awesome. We’ve got some new details on Mass Effect Andromeda, thanks to a leak on Amazon. The coolest-looking game ever, Cuphead, has been delayed. and a new study tells us the impact Pokemon GO has had on the health of Americans. Overwatch is celebrating Halloween in a big way. And it now has 20 million players, BTW. The first trailer for Skylanders Academy was released. Burly Men at Sea and Castles are both games worth trying. And 1979 Revolution: Black Friday has the potential of blowing up the educational gaming scene.

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What We Played

  • Nicole played Hearthstone, of course. She also played Burly Men and Sea and loved it. You can read her review here.
  • Stephen played Overwatch, Overwatch and more Overwatch


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Nicole has been playing games her entire life. Now that she's a mom, she's passionate about promoting games as a healthy pastime to other parents around the globe. She has been an editor at IGN, where she launched and hosted the Girlfight podcast. In her spare time (which is not very much, honestly) she enjoys gaming, reading, and writing fiction. Most of the time she’s a mom to a crazy, intelligent, and exhausting little girl.