Quenching My Gaming Thirst with Minecraft and Pac-Man Water Bottles

The following post contains affiliate links. I still remember rocking out to “Pac-Man Fever” when I was in Elementary School. How’s that for dating myself? Pac-Man may seem a bit simplistic compared to today’s newfangled, 3-D, first-person, multi-player puzzle shooters… but it’s a true classic. And I still do have Pac-Man fever. That’s why I’m pumped to see that Zak Designs is feeding my hunger (Or more aptly, quenching my thirst) for video games. The …

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How to Get Your Video Game Kid Off the Couch and Outside

Nintendo turtle shell football

This post contains affiliate links. My boys couldn’t be more different. And yet so similar. Jason’s a YouTube-watching, video game-playing teenager. And Ryan’s a YouTube-watching, sports-playing almost-teen. So we’re often trying hard to get our kids to exercise. With Jason, it’s certainly more of an effort. Ryan played basketball in the winter and just started up Little League baseball, so he’s certainly active these days. Jason, however, loves playing his video games and working hard …

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Obscurity and Absurdity Rule the Day in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

When Marvel Studios announced it was doing an Ant-Man movie, I merely shook my head. Don’t get me wrong, I love Ant-Man and all the various incarnations of the character from the comics. But, well, he’s Ant-Man. A totally obscure, almost silly character. How on Earth was Marvel going to make a good Ant-Man movie? Well, they did. Add Guardians of the Galaxy to that same mindset and I know have complete faith in Marvel …

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Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions is a Super Game

Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga

Reviewer: Jason Age: 14 Game: Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions is a remake of fan favorite Gameboy Advanced game, Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga with many new features added. The game starts out exactly the same as the original game. Cackletta and Fawful steal Princess Peach’s Voice with Mario, Luigi and Bowser traveling to Beanbean Kingdom in order to take it back.   The story …

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Win Yoshi’s New Island (Nintendo 3DS)

Yoshi's New Island

Nothing’s more exciting than digging through your drawers and finding an unopened video game, right? Unless, of course you already have that game. In which case, you immediately decide to host a giveaway on your blog and offer up a copy of Yoshi’s New Island to one lucky reader! Yep, that’s exactly what happened this weekend. I was cleaning up the house and uncovered a copy of Yoshi’s New Island for the Nintendo 3DS that …

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