LEGO Ninjago Nindroids playable characters

Meet the LEGO Ninjago Nindroids playable characters

Ok, technically you’ve already met them if you watched LEGO Ninjago or played with any of the LEGO Ninjago sets. But with the relaunch of LEGO Ninjago Nindroids, Lloyd, Kai, Zane, Cole, Jay and Nya are back in action, and playable in the ...

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Here’s a trio of Star Wars Rebels videos

Fresh from their presentation at Comicon, here are a trio of videos for this fall’s Star Wars Rebels. Set between trilogies, this new animated show on Disney XD charts the dawn of the Rebellion, with a similar look and feel (and hopefully ...

4 days ago
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It’s the LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Comicon Trailer

It’s Comicon season and San Diego, and while that used to mean comic book news and events, now it’s all about anything geek related. Which means we get cool things like the LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Comicon trailer. Needless to say, ...

4 days ago
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Juggle U Review

If the idea of regular juggling is too daunting for you or your children, Goliath Games think they might just have the answer for you with Juggle U. This toy brings a fresh take on juggling, though if it was trying to make the activity easier, ...

4 days ago
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Guardians of the Galaxy Disney Infinity

The Guardians of the Galaxy are coming to Disney Infinity 2.0

Everything’s coming up Marvel, as the Guardians of the Galaxy will be a big part of Disney Infinity 2.0. If the movie is as good as the trailers make it look, I’d say this playset would be pretty much a no brainer. Get full details below ...

6 days ago
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Ultimate Factivity Collection Review

My kids are HUGE fans of Dorling Kindersley’s sticker collections (and stickers on almost every surface in the house to prove it!), but they’ve really taken those books up a level with their new Ultimate Factivity Collection books. They ...

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Tinkerbell and Stitch are coming to Disney Infinity 2.0

It’s not just going to be Marvel’s superheroes in the upcoming Disney Infinity 2.0., as Disney is rolling out more figures/characters that will be available to buy when the second version of the game comes out later this year. Since ...

2 weeks ago
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Age-of-Extinction-Drift

Transformers Age of Extinction Drift Review

Transformers Age of Extinction Drift is an interesting character. Possibly a little bit racist, but at best, a little bit confusing. Why would a giant robot from outer space decide to become a French sports car (owned by a German company) who turns ...

2 weeks ago
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Transformers Age of Extinction Flip and Change Grimlock Review

What good is a Transformers figure that doesn’t really transform? I would normally have said “not good at all”, holding on to my own childhood memories (and a few adult ones) of complex figures requiring many steps to change from ...

3 weeks ago
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Transformers Rise of the Dark Spark

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Review

Activision has had some success with their Transformers based games, alternating between the thoroughly enjoyable outer space adventures of War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron, and the much less interesting Earth-based games set in the movie ...

4 weeks ago
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iOOTP Baseball 2014 Edition feature

iOOTP Baseball 2014 Edition Review

As we approach the halfway point of the Major League Baseball season, fans of their respective teams are already starting to get a feel for their chances of watching postseason baseball. If your team’s already out of it, and you think you ...

4 weeks ago
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Review

If you’re a gaming parent, your kids have probably played a disappointing video game based on a movie they love. With few exceptions, they are often lazy, uninspired, and not worth your money. While many developers have moved out of the genre ...

1 month ago
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Tomodachi Life island

Tomodachi Life Review

It’s not easy being in charge. I thought I could just create an island, name it, open it up for business and wait for the waves of Miis to inhabit the place. But Tomodachi Life for the Nintendo 3DS and 2DS taught me that people have needs that ...

1 month ago
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Go Green! A Family Guide to a Sustainable Lifestyle Review

Environmental books for kids are usually a pretty straightforward affair, with a few familiar tips and ideas for kids about living a greener life. What makes Go Green! A Family Guide to a Sustainable Lifestyle, a new book mixing Mickey Mouse and an ...

2 months ago
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Sony Playstation E3 2014 Press Conference

What Just Happened? – Sony PlayStation E3 2014 Press Conference

Sitting in their customary Monday evening slot, Sony wrapped up Day 0 of E3 with their PlayStation E3 2014 Press Conference, showing off what they have planned for the next couple of years. Not unlike Microsoft’s briefing earlier in the day (and ...

2 months ago
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What Just Happened? – Microsoft Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing

Microsoft just kicked off Day 0 of E3 2014 with their Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing. As kind of expected it, it was heavy on gunplay, but a few family nuggets were tossed in for good measure. Here are some of our highlights. R.I.P. Kinect as we knew ...

2 months ago
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Family Gamer TV E3 Preview

Family Gamer TV sets you up for E3

E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) starts next week, which means it’s time to prepare for a figurative tsunami of gaming news. Our friends at Family Gamer TV have put out a great preview of what to expect out of next week’s show for ...

2 months ago
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LEGO Star Wars The Visual Dictionary 2

LEGO Star Wars The Visual Dictionary Review

Bedtime with a four year-old is quite often a challenge, as you might know. So anything that can make getting my son into bed and reading is always welcome in our house, which is why I’m very happy that Dorling Kindersley’s LEGO Star ...

2 months ago
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Mario Kart 8 Review

I was hard on Mario Kart 7 (on the 3DS) because I felt it didn’t really advance the series much past what Mario Kart Wii (a game our family played the heck out of) offered. After having the kids (and some of their friends) help me put Mario Kart 8 ...

2 months ago
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