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Tech-Less Mom: Let’s Go Blow Up Some Worms

This month, my editor at Pixelkin asked if I wanted to look for a game to review instead of being assigned one by her. Drunk with power, I searched through...Read More

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Gaming With the Moms #70: Winning the Hearts of Stable Boys

On the podcast this week Nicole makes the fateful decision. Which game will Stephen play for 24 hours straight? It’s for the Extra Life Marathon and it’s for charity, and he’s...Read More

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Gaming With the Moms #69: Everyone Gets a CCG!

This week on the podcast Nicole and Stephen talk about the Tokyo Game Show, Titanfall, Hearthstone, initiating fights in NHL 17, and more.Read More

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The Dangerous Seduction of Video Game Hype

It’s okay to get excited about exciting things. And video games can be pretty darn exciting. Take No Man’s Sky. An incredible open world space adventure with a near infinite...Read More

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What Insomniac Should and Shouldn’t Do with Spider-Man

It’s been more than 10 years since we swung from rooftop to rooftop in one of the best superhero games of all time, Spider-Man 2. Now Sony has another wall-crawling...Read More

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Gaming With the Moms #68: PlayStation, Mario and PAX, Oh My!

This week on the podcast we talk about the Sony news, the Apple news, and the PAX West news. Lots and lots of news for people and families who love...Read More

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Gaming With the Moms #67: Running Over a Porta Potty With a Tank

PAX West is this weekend in Seattle, with plenty of spectacle, including a smashing event involving a real tank. Nicole gives the lowdown on the games she’s planning to see. We also talk about...Read More

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Tech-Less Mom: Dancing as a Princess in Bound

After a week of playing Bound with the kids, my husband said, “It’s a weird game. It looks like it’s meant for VR, not a 2D platform. Also it’s really...Read More