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Monster Legacy Review (iOS)

I typically shy away from discussing Free-To-Play (F2P) games because I’m not a particular fan of the model. We’ve seen stories about kids unknowingly spending hundreds of dollars because they don’t understand that In-App Purchases (IAP) ...

1 min ago
Game Review
Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack

Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack Preview

We go hands on with the new Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack and suggest that the numbers of enemy trappable characters for the new game indicate that two new Elements are planned (although currently not announced). Here’s what we know so ...

19 hours ago
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Kinect Sports Rivals - Wave Racing

Kinect Sports Rivals Review

It’s hard to believe its been eight years since Wii Sports came out. Still the second best selling video game of all time, Wii Sports had a tremendous impact on gaming, so much so that eight years later, we’re still seeing companies ...

2 days ago
Game Review
Barbie The Pearl Princess Dolls

Barbie The Pearl Princess Dolls Review

We’ve only had the Barbie The Pearl Princess movie for a couple of weeks, but I’ve seriously lost track of how many times my kids have either watched the movie or wanted to watch it. When we’re not watching it, my daughter is using ...

1 week ago
Toy Review
Mega Bloks Halo UNSC Quad Walker

Mega Bloks Halo UNSC Quad Walker Review

Master Chief and his fellow Spartans have plenty of vehicles at their disposal as they save humanity from the intergalactic evil. From the all-purpose Warthogs, to the heavy hitting Rhino, to the high-flying Pelican drop ship, these rugged combat ...

1 week ago
Toy Review
Rio 2

Rio 2 Review

Rio was a bit of a surprise hit in our household (the soundtrack got played A LOT), but now my kids’ favorite feathered friends are back on the big screen with Rio 2. Since we last saw them, Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and Jewel (Anne Hathaway) have ...

1 week ago
Movie Review
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Disney Magical World Review

When I first sat down to play Disney Magical World, it felt like I was playing Animal Crossing Starring Mickey Mouse. As I got deeper into it however, I found quite a bit more to it than just running a town into the ground (turns out I’m not the ...

1 week ago
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LEGO The Hobbit Review

LEGO The Hobbit Review

I told my son we couldn’t start on our LEGO The Hobbit review playthrough until he finished his supper and got in his pajamas. I swear I have never seen that kid eat or move so fast, which is perhaps the best compliment I could ever offer to ...

1 week ago
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LEGO The Hobbit Review

Here’s a LEGO Hobbit launch trailer to get you excited!

It hasn’t been that long since The LEGO Movie Video Game came out, but we’ve already got another LEGO-based adventure to enjoy, as LEGO The Hobbit is now available for the XBox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, 3DS and PS Vita. If ...

2 weeks ago
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Cut the Rope: Triple Treat Review

There is a fundamental problem, I find, with releasing the same game on both touchscreen devices, like phones and tablets, and on handheld gaming machines like the Nintendo 3DS. It’s not so much how the game plays, because the latest portables ...

3 weeks ago
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Family Gamer TV News – April 2nd, 2014

Family Gamer TV is back with their first April episode of Family Gamer TV News, with more relevant family gaming news. This week, highlights from the Invizimals launch party, the interesting-looking Child of Light, reaction to Facebook’s ...

3 weeks ago
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Barbie The Pearl Princess Review

Barbie The Pearl Princess Review

Like a lot of households with young girls, Frozen seems like it’s been playing on a non-stop loop since the DVD/digital download came out. So, it stands to reason that it’ll take a pretty good movie to knock Frozen out of the #1 spot. As ...

3 weeks ago
Movie Review
Mega Builds American Builders Jeep Off-Road Adventure Review

Mega Bloks American Builders Jeep Off-Road Adventure Review

Whether it’s Mega Bloks, LEGO, or Kreo, building things in our house is always a family experience. But when the set involves trucks or cars and a timely visit from the grandparents, suddenly it’s not just the kids helping put the pieces ...

1 month ago
Toy Review
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Yoshi’s New Island Review

Yoshis have typically been relegated to supporting characters in Nintendo games. The cute little dinosaurs will pop out of eggs from time to time, give Mario and friends a lift, eat some enemies, then go on their merry way. But now, after a bit of ...

1 month ago
Game Review
Muppets Character Encyclopedia Review - The Great Gonzo

Muppets Character Encyclopedia Review

With Muppets Most Wanted arriving in theatres shortly, Dorling Kindersley’s Muppets Character Encyclopedia is a great way for you and your kids to get ready for the new movie. But what if your kids don’t share your love for Kermit and ...

1 month ago
Book Review
Win Elsa and Anna for Disney Infinity

Win Elsa and Anna for Disney Infinity!

The Frozen Blu-Ray/DVD is out this week, and we’re celebrating along with Disney by giving away Elsa and Anna figures for Disney Infinity to our Canadian fans. Master Elsa’s snow and ice magic, or use Anna’s climbing hook and ...

1 month ago
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Family Gamer TV News – March #3

Family Gamer TV is back with their third episode of Family Gamer TV News for March, with more relevant family gaming news. This week, they’ve got news on Angry Birds Epic, RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, a remake/reimagining of the classic game ...

1 month ago
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Family Gamer TV News – March #2

Family Gamer TV have posted their second episode of Family Gamer TV News for March, chock full of more relevant family gaming news. This week’s episode features news on what looks like the next Angry Birds game, the Project Spark beta for Xbox ...

1 month ago
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