Tag: Parent Reviews

10 Classic Wii Games Girls Love

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My daughter has been a Wii fan since the console first came out. To date, no other living room console can compare with the great mix of games to meet her interests. So, even though the Wii has been out…

Neopets: A Parent’s Review

Neopets is a free virtual pet website. I first joined nearly fifteen years ago, and my children have made their own accounts over time. One thing I really appreciate about the site, as other virtual pet websites come and go,…

Best Game Console for Christmas 2014

Without any new big brand releases in the console market this year, savvy gamers are looking to the existing consoles, comparing their features and their game libraries in deciding what game hardware to add to their living rooms this Christmas. This…

Best Game Console For Kids Christmas 2013

Yesterday, Nintendo announced their new 2DS system.  This promptly changed my family Christmas wishlist significantly.  Rather than planning to get my kids one 3DS to share, I’m now thinking they each need their own 2DS – and right there I…

10 Fun 3DS Games for Girls

My preteen has a (pink!) 3DS on her birthday wishlist this year. I can understand why. Of the current and upcoming gaming consoles (handheld or not), the 3DS has the broadest appeal, and the best game library for kids. Given…

Nurture The Forest in SimAnimals

In SimsAnimals you can grow plants and trees to attract wildlife to your forest. Keep food plant levels up, pest plant levels down, and grow the right trees and bushes for homes and sanctuary to provide a pleasant environment for…

Okami

Okami is “wolf” in Japanese. You play the white wolf, embodiment of an ancient Goddess from the Shinto belief system: Amaterasu. Your legendary foe has gained power and threatens all life. Your purpose, of course, is to save the world. This…