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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

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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

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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

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Gaming with the Moms Episode 75: I Hate You and All Your Pretty Horses

BlizzCon took place last weekend and there was a ton of news about Blizzard games, including Overwatch, Hearthstone, Diablo 3 and World of Warcraft. We talk about all of it!...Read More

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The Best Skylanders: Imaginators Figures from the Launch Wave

With a sixth game in as many years, the Skylanders crew has had to create an astonishing amount of new toy figures. While each Skylanders game has its own unique...Read More

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Tech-Less Mom: Singing a Song of the Deep

When I discovered Song of the Deep while searching for a game to review, I got very, very excited. It’s the story of a young girl whose father, a fisherman,...Read More

Nintendo Switch

Gaming with the Moms Episode 74: Emo Owls with Hoodies

We were off last week, which means there’s a lot to talk about. Nintendo announced the Nintendo Switch! What do we think about it? Well, we already know what Stephen...Read More