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Playmobil City Life and Family Fun Character Packs

Playmobil seems to be better than most companies when releasing products that are useable by more than one person. As the world of toys has gone over the past half decade, toys are becoming – and are launching – as more singular experiences as opposed to something that can be shared. With Playmobil, all the sets seem to be shareable with a friend, and if they aren’t, Playmobil has an inexpensive alternative! Our friends at Playmobil sent over two smaller…

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Forklift Extreme Rolls onto Nintendo Switch

If you told me I would really enjoy a game about a forklift, I’d probably call you crazy. But after spending about 8 hours with Forklift Extreme, trying out the games various modes and trying to 100% each level, I can safely say that games involving forklifts are actually a lot of fun! In Forklift Extreme, players will manoeuvrer a forklift around a warehouse, placing boxes and pallets of goods on various shelves or onto shipping trucks. There is a…

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Finding Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Recently I got an Xbox Series S and gamepass. I’ve been playing a lot of games on the service. One of the games that I found on the service is Lost Words: Beyond the Page. Let me tell you about it. One of the most unique games I’ve found on gamepass recently is Lost Words: Beyond the Page. The game is adventure/platformer/puzzle game with two unique story segments. The first is where you control a small wolf on in a…

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New LEGO Bowser Set Coming October 1st

LEGO Super Mario has been insanely popular, and while I thought only the specialized sets would sell well – the ? Mark Cube and the LEGO NES – it seems that all the LEGO Mario sets are selling really well. So it comes as no surprise that the two companies are once again launching a brand new LEGO Super Mario set for fans to buy and build, this time centred around everyone’s favourite nemesis, the one and only Bowser! Launching…

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God of War: Ragnarok Trailer, Release Date and Special Editions Announced

This morning Sony fans finally got the news they’ve been waiting for. God of War Ragnarok has a release date of November 9th 2022. Along with this they have released a new CGI Trailer titled Father and Son. While the trailer doesn’t give us a whole lot it is still very cool to see Kratos and Atreus back in action and side by side. We also get a glimpse of Fenrir as well creeping up on them in the woods.…

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Playmobil Announces New Eco-Friendly Line

We have been reviewing a number of Playmobil sets on the site over the past year or so, and the company is ready to announce their next big series. This time around, the new playsets – under th theme Wiltopia – are being made with 80% sustainable materials! This move towards a more eco friendly production plan is such a fantastic, industry leading practice that I hope more companies adopt. And there is no better way to launch this new…

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Sony Creates Spotify Playlist for Playstation Plus

Sony has created a spotify playlist to highlight games on their updated Playstation Plus program. In this playlist of over 31 songs there are different entries highlighting this months “free” games as well as cuts from their extended library and even some for Game Trials. The current playlist will let you discover over 31 songs from great franchises such as Horizon, Ghost of Tsushima, Crash Bandicoot, Assassin’s Creed, Uncharted, Returnal, Marvel’s Spider-Man and God of War. I imagine they will…

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Mad Streets Impressions Google Stadia

Mad Streets might be one of the craziest fighting games I’ve played in a really long time. Most fighting games have a very specific, somewhat serious way of rolling out the gameplay and the story. But with Mad Streets, a game made by an incredibly small studio, craziness and laughs are key to success, and there are loads of laughs to go around! Here is a bit more about the game from the developers: “Mad Streets is a hilarious multiplayer…

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Love Letter a Ruthless Card Deduction Game

Every once in a while a game hits the board game industry that is so popular, it not only sells out everywhere, but it also gets spinoff releases based on various popular intellectual properties. And that game over the past half decade or so has been Love Letter. While standard Love Letter is a lot of fun, you can now get Batman Love Letter, The Hobbit Love Letter, Marvel Love Letter, and so many more. While each version might give…

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Stephen Radosh: A Q&A with the Creator of Hotel Mario

Hotel Mario is one of the most popular, infamous, and memorable video games of the 1990’s. Initially released in 1993 to positive reviews, it has since become a cult classic among gamers for its iconic soundtrack, voice acting, animated sequences, and gameplay. It was released on April 5, 1994 on the Phillips CD-I as part of a licensing agreement where Phillips would design Super NES’s CD-ROM add-on. I had the privilege of speaking with Stephen Radosh, who was the designer…

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