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Tanuki Sunset

Tanuki Sunset is a game about a raccoon who skateboards down Mario Kart-like tracks and visits a cool skateboard shop. It’s a pretty neat game, but is it a good game? Here is our review of Tanuki Sunset for the Xbox Series S! Tanuki Sunset is a skateboarding game featuring a raccoon that plays a bit more like Mario Kart than a regular skateboarding game. You don’t race against other players nor do you get to choose who you play.…

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Gaming in Education: What Are the Benefits?

Generation Z is among the most tech-savvy generations and has had a major impact on how they learn in the classroom. BidForWriting claims that almost half of all children spend at least ten hours online per day. By the age of 20, they have accumulated an average of 30,000 hours of gaming. The power of games to stimulate cognition and learning is challenging, making them a productive activity. Instead of trying to separate children from technology through separation, educators have…

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Elite Trainer Boxes are the Perfect Holiday Gift

When it comes to beginning your Pokémon Trading Card Game collection, there are really only two places to start if you plan to actually play the game. If you are just going to collect cards, any pack or box set will do. But if you want to play, that is a different story. The starter decks allow for players to get going right away with no effort. But Elite Trainer Boxes give players almost everything they need to start crafting their very own decks

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Two New Pokémon Build A Bear Plushies Coming to Retail

One of the better line of plush toys available from Build-A-Bear has to be the Pokémon characters. This might be followed closely by the Super Mario characters, but there is something about the Pokémon Plush toys that just make a lot of sense! Today, the Pokémon Company International and Build-A-Bear announced a brand new Pokémon plush coming to the retailer, as well as an older favourite coming back!

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Indie World Showcase 11.9.2022 (video)

There was a brand new Indie World Showcase from Nintendo today! Check it out below and then come back here for some thoughts on it. Today’s Indie World Showcase was really good! A lot of games were shown and most of them looked excellent. Here are the ones that we were blown away by: Sports Story: The final game shown during the Showcase. We knew about Sports Story for awhile but had no idea when it was coming. Now we…

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Live By the Sword: Tactics

Live By the Sword: Tactics is a strategy rpg in the same vein as Mercenaries Saga and Final Fantasy Tactics. Who is this game for? Is it a good game? Here is our review of Live By the Sword: Tactics for the Xbox Series S! Live By the Sword: Tactics is a strategy rpg in the same vein of the Mercenaries Saga games. The story is very simplistic: two brothers band together with other heroes to try to solve their…

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Go to the next Level with Gravitrax Power

I've said it many times before that I think Gravitrax is the best toy currently available on the market. Yes, that is a bold statement, but if assess the amount of money it would cost to buy the Gravitrax sets I currently own, and divide that by how much my kids have played with the toy, it is easily number one. Recently, Ravensburger sent over Gravitrax Power, which adds, well, power! Now my kids can create better marble runs and so much more. This set comes with a fairly high price point, so is it worth it? Let's take a look.

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Call of Duty: Are Sequels Just More Marketing?

Call of Duty is out, and the talk of the day isn’t about its tight multiplayer or enjoyable campaign. Most conversation seems wrapped around the NEXT Call of Duty. This one isn’t getting a sequel, it’s getting a “premium expansion” – and just what is the difference? If instead of another Black Ops game we get Modern Warfare 2-2, only it’s a paid expansion and everything is done via update… does it actually make any discernable difference in the eyes…

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80 Days and Overboard! Collection a Must Own for Switch Owners

Over the past year, I've really been embracing indie experiences, and two of my favourites this year are coming from Inkle studios. Recently released as a physical two pack, I got the opportunity to play both games, and had such a good time. Let's take a quick look at 80 Days and Overboard!

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Hot Toys this Holiday from Jazware

Jazwares has the outstanding opportunity to bring some of the best franchises in the world to life via various toys and activities, and recently we had a chance to look at a few toys from this fantastic company. Where appropriate throughout this guide, we will publish our opinions on various toys. So without further ado, let’s check out what Jazwares has for you this holiday season! We will add more to this gift guide as we try out more Jazware…

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