Build New Worlds With Minecraft! @Minecraft @BestBuy #Ad

    If you have kids, you have already been bombarded with holiday wish lists this year.  Every list that I have seen has included Minecraft, including the lists of my own two sons.  They love building and exploring exciting new worlds and my husband and I love that Best Buy has an assortment of Minecraft games and collectibles.       Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures.  If allows players to explore randomly generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles.  The games are very family-friendly and great for kids. The toys and collectibles make great gifts for anyone already into the game.     Players in Creative Mode with unlimited resources or mine deep in Survival Mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off dangerous mobs.  They can do all this alone or with friends.  Best Buy carries a large assortment the assortment of … [Read more...]

Do Your Children Love Fossils And Dinosaurs? @NintendoAmerica #FossilFightersFrontier #Ad

    Ever since they were little, both of my boys have loved learning and reading about fossils and dinosaurs.  Now that they are older, they still enjoy doing so but they also love video games and technology so I try to integrate the two in enjoyable ways.  That is why I knew that my younger son would be thrilled to explore, dig and battle on his Nintendo 3DS with the game Fossil Fighters: Frontier!     The Fossil Fighters series first launched on the Nintendo DS system in 2009.  This is the third game in this series and the first one that young gamers can enjoy on the Nintendo 3DS.  Players are catapulted back 65 million years to the time of the dinosaurs and have to collect and battle with vivosaurs.  They are prehistoric just like dinosaurs but a lot more dangerous.  My son loves exploring and digging through a fully 3D world and battling with the vivosaurs that he collected with his friends.Here are some of the other fun features of Fossil Fighters: Frontier:Upgrade … [Read more...]

Experience The Rabbids® Invasion TV Show In A New Way! @Ubisoft @Rabbidsofficial @Kidzvuz #Ad

    A few months ago, my sons and I had the privilege of attending the KidzVuz Holiday Event in Chelsea Piers.  It was a wonderful opportunity for us to test out all of the new toys and technology that is available for kids of all ages.  Although my boys loved all of the items they had the chance of trying out, one particular game really caught their eye and they have not stopped playing it since they brought it home.  This is because Rabbids® Invasion, the kids’ hit animated TV show, is now a video game!    My eight year-old was teaching me how to play the game and he explained that the concept behind it.  He shared with me that players can choose episodes from the TV show and compete with other players while completing silly challenges that are also a lot of fun.  There are hundreds of full-motion activities  in Rabbids® Invasion and kids can even have virtual egg battles with the Rabbids® themselves.    I have to admit that even I had fun trying to mimic the Rabbids® funny … [Read more...]