Pixelkin's Holiday Gift Guide

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The holidays are almost here, and one of the most commonly requested gifts for kids of all ages is video games. If you aren’t a gamer yourself, you might be unsure of what to buy. We’ve collected a list of our favorite games released during the entire year and broken them down by ESRB rating to make it easier for you to make smart decisions about your purchases. No matter what your chosen platform or preferred rating is, you’ll find some game recommendations right here. Clicking the Buy buttons in our guide helps to support Pixelkin.

Happy Holidays and happy gaming!

22 Games Your Kids Will Want This Holiday Season

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Shopping for the holidays is always stressful, and when you don’t know much about what you’re shopping for, it can be even worse. We know walking into a video game or toy store and staring at the rows upon rows of games available can cause even the most calm parent some anxiety. Which games would your kids like? Which games are you OK with letting them play? To give you some tools before you brave the video game section, we’ve compiled a list of the 22 most popular new games coming out between the months of September and December. Your kids should be thrilled to receive any of the games on this list. Read More

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My Toddler Is a Zoo Tycoon

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Like most young children, my daughter is fascinated with animals. Cute and cuddly, smooth and slimy, dark and creepy—you name it. She loves them all. We spend hours looking at birds and bugs in the yard, or inspecting the spiders that ambitiously weave their webs on the outside corners of our windows. We’re members of the Woodland Park Zoo, and we definitely get our money’s worth out of that investment. But when we can’t make it into the city to see the real animals, or it’s just too rainy or cold to spend much time outside, we often enter the virtual world of Zoo Tycoon and have a different kind of fun. Read More