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Family Gaming for Less Part 3 - More Hardware Concerns!

Family Gaming for Less Part 3 – More Hardware Concerns!

We’re sharing tips for saving money as a gaming family in our newest guide! We will help you choose a ...
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Family Gaming For Less Part 2 - Hardware Options

Family Gaming For Less Part 2 – Hardware Options

We’re sharing tips for saving money as a gaming family in our newest guide! We will help you choose a ...
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Family Gaming For Less!  Part 1 - Where to Buy Games!

Family Gaming For Less! Part 1 – Where to Buy Games!

We're sharing tips for saving money as a gaming family in our newest guide! We will help you choose a ...
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Starlink: Battle for Atlas

Kids React: E3 2018 Starlink: Battle for Atlas

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we wanted ...
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Kids React - E3 2018 Tunic Trailer

Kids React – E3 2018 Tunic Trailer

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we wanted ...
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Kids React: E3 2018 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Trailer

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we wanted ...
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Kids React: E3 2018 LEGO DC Supervillains Trailer

Kids React: E3 2018 LEGO DC Supervillains Trailer

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we wanted ...
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Kids React - E3 2018: Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu! Trailer!

Kids React – E3 2018: Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu! Trailer!

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we wanted ...
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Kids React: E3 2018 Pixark Trailer!

Kids React: E3 2018 Pixark Trailer!

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we wanted ...
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Kids React – E3 2018 Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we ...
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Kids React - E3 2018 Beat Saber Trailer

Kids React – E3 2018 Beat Saber Trailer

E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we ...
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Family Video Game Review - Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

Family Video Game Review – Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

By: Rob Kalajian from A Pawn's Perspective Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition for the Switch isn't a new title really. Hyrule ...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Fortnite! How to Play the World’s Biggest Game!

by: Jonathan Goosetree of InkedGaming.com Fortnite has taken the gaming world by storm.  Gamers of all types are joining the ...
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Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Illusive Age is Coming and it is Gorgeous!

Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Illusive Age is Coming and it is Gorgeous!

Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Illusive Age has been available since last year. It is, thankfully, making its way ...
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E3 2018 Impressions: Sakuna: of Rice and Ruin

One of the games that caught my eye last year at E3 was a side-scrolling action game at the XSEED ...
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Starlink: Battle for Atlas

E3 2018 Impressions: Starlink: Battle for Atlas

I thought toys to life games were dead. Disney Infinite was ... finite. Skylanders has run aground. LEGO Dimensions fell ...
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E3 2018 Impressions: Mega Man 11

E3 2018 Impressions: Mega Man 11

Mega Man has evolved a bunch of times since he first debuted in 1987. Each evolution has caused widespread panic ...
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E3 2018 Impressions: Spyro Reignited Trilogy

Spyro is coming back this Fall and you won't have to buy a single toy to play as him! The ...
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is on the Way!

Nintendo announced a new Super Smash Brothers game a few months ago, but they didn't reveal many details. That's no ...
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There Were Some Great PlayStation VR Games at E3 2018!

There Were Some Great PlayStation VR Games at E3 2018!

Sony invested a lot of money in their PlayStation VR platform before it was launched, but it hasn't exactly set ...
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The Hidden Gems of the PC Gaming Show at E3 2018

The Hidden Gems of the PC Gaming Show at E3 2018

The PC Gaming Show leading into E3 showed off a lot of independent titles. While most of the reveals were ...
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Top 10 Grownup Games of E3 2018

Top 10 Grownup Games of E3 2018

E3 is full of game announcements every year. E3 2018 was no different. We saw some awesome family games like ...
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All-New Battletoads Coming to Xbox One X in 2019

All-New Battletoads Coming to Xbox One X in 2019

By: Drew Habersang One of the biggest surprises on Monday was the announcement of an all-new Battletoads, the legendary borderline ...
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One For The Grown-ups - Fallout 76

One For The Grown-ups – Fallout 76

By: James Pisano Sitting down for Bethesda’s reveal of Fallout 76, I expected to see something very different from Fallout ...
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Elder Scrolls: Legends Coming to PS4 and Switch with Cross play and Cross Save

Elder Scrolls: Legends Coming to PS4 and Switch with Cross play and Cross Save

EA announced that they were releasing Elder Scrolls: Legends on PS4 and Switch at their EA Play Media Briefing during ...
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E3 2018 Bethesda Press Conference

E3 2018 Bethesda Press Conference

Bethesda held their E3 2018 Press conference on Sunday, June 10th at 6:30 pm PT. Fallout 76  Rage 2  Elder ...
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E3 2018 Square Enix Showcase

E3 2018 Square Enix Showcase

Square Enix posted their live E3 presentation on Monday, June 11th at 10am PT. Shadow of the Tomb Raider FF14 Under ...
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E3 2018 Ubisoft Press Conference

E3 2018 Ubisoft Press Conference

Ubisoft held their E3 2018 Press Conference  on Monday June, 11th at 1pm PST. Just Dance 2019  Beyond Good and Evil ...
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E3 2018 EA Play Media Briefing

E3 2018 EA Play Media Briefing

EA held their EA Play Media briefing on Saturday, June 9th, 2018. They made a number of exciting announcements, but ...
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E3 2018 Nintendo Direct

E3 2018 Nintendo Direct

Nintendo posted their E3 2018 Nintendo Direct on Tuesday June 12 at 9pm EST. Mario Vs Rabbids Donkey Kong Adventure  ...
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E3 2018 Microsoft Media Briefing

E3 2018 Microsoft Media Briefing

Microsoft held their E3 2018 Media Briefing on Sunday June 10th at 1pm PST. Halo Infinite  Ori and the Will of the ...
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E3 2018 PlayStation Showcase

E3 2018 PlayStation Showcase

Sony held their E3 2018 PlayStation Showcase on Monday June 11th at 6pm PST.  They had previously announced that they ...
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Let's Talk About Anthem for a Hot Minute

Let’s Talk About Anthem for a Hot Minute

By: Drew Habersang For those of you living under rocks, Anthem is Bioware’s spectacular looking open world online shooter. It’s ...
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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

The head of Respawn Entertainment, Vince Sampella, appeared briefly during the EA Play event on Saturday, June 9th to reveal ...
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FIFA 19 is Getting More Accessible This Year!

FIFA 19 is Getting More Accessible This Year!

FIFA 19 is the most recent iteration of EA’s popular soccer franchise. At EA Play, they announced story campaigns for ...
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The Adventures of Captain Spirit is Slowly Winning Me Over

The Adventures of Captain Spirit is Slowly Winning Me Over

By: Drew Habersang If your tastes are anything similar to mine, you sort of cringed watching the announcement trailer for ...
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Madden 2019 Has Some Big Changes and a New Longshot Mode!

Madden 2019 Has Some Big Changes and a New Longshot Mode!

Madden is yet again setting the bar for football games.  Along with maintaining constantly beautiful visuals that add to the ...
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Sea of Solitude is the Next EA Originals Game

EA announced the next game in their EA Originals series during their EA Play Press event on Saturday. This time ...
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Bethesda Announced Elder Scrolls: Blades!

Bethesda Announced Elder Scrolls: Blades!

Bethesda had huge news during their E3 2018 press briefing. They may have just announced competition to Fortnite’s stranglehold on our ...
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EA Announces Command and Conquer: Rivals

EA Announces Command and Conquer: Rivals

EA announced a new entry in the venerable Command and Conquer series during their EA Play event on Saturday. The ...
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EA is Doubling Down on Star Wars: Battlefront II!

EA doubled down on the beleaguered Star Wars: Battlefront II today during their EA Play live event. Battlefront was released ...
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More Story Revealed in New Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer

More Story Revealed in New Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer

By: Nicole Tanner The latest trailer for Shadow of the Tomb Raider was shown during Microsoft’s E3 briefing on Sunday ...
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Unravel Two is Available NOW!

Unravel Two from Coldwood Interactive was announced during the EA play event today, and it is available for download right ...
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Bungie Announced Destiny 2: Forsaken!

Bungie Announced Destiny 2: Forsaken!

By: Drew Habersang Bungie finally revealed its next Destiny 2 expansion, Forsaken, today and, boy oh boy, are there LOTS ...
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The Official E3 2018 EFG Roster!

The Official E3 2018 EFG Roster!

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is just around the corner and EFG is going to be there. The entire team has ...
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The Pokemon Company Announces New Games for 2018!

The Pokemon Company Announces New Games for 2018!

The Pokemon Company has announced Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu!, Pokemon: Let's Go Eevee!, and Pokemon Quest during a press conference ...
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The Official EFG E3 2018 Predictions Post

The Official EFG E3 2018 Predictions Post

We turn everything into a game here at Engaged Family Gaming. Every year we make predictions about what will be ...
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E3 2018 Press Conference and Livestream Schedule

E3 2018 Press Conference and Livestream Schedule

E3 2018 is nearly upon us and with it comes a stacked slate of press conferences from major publishers. Its ...
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EA Origins Access Vault - Family Friendly Games List

EA Origins Access Vault – Family Friendly Games List

One of the premier features of the EA Origins Access program  is unlimited access to games in the EA Origins ...
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EA Access Vault - Family Friendly Games List

EA Access Vault – Family Friendly Games List

One of the premier features of the EA Access program for Xbox One is unlimited access to games in the ...
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Overwatch Is Expanding Out of The Digital World!

Overwatch is celebrating its second anniversary as I write this. It has been wildly successful since the day it came ...
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Episode 131: Trevor Stricker from Mightier.com and Nintendo Online

Hello and Welcome to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast! This is episode 131. This week we are talking video games! ...
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Xbox Adaptive Controller Will Make Our Digital World More Accessible

Xbox Adaptive Controller Will Make Our Digital World More Accessible

There is a saying that says if you know one person with a disability, then you know exactly one person ...
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Wizard of Legend

Family Video Game Review – Wizard of Legend

Release Date: 05/15/2018 Available on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch Price: $15.99 Developer: Contingent99 Publisher: Humble Bundle If I ...
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A Parent’s Guide to PlayStation Now

It seems like everyone is starting their own premium gaming service these days. It can be tough for parents to ...
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The 2018 World Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2018 World Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees

The Strong National Museum of Play has announced the 2018 World Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees. Final Fantasy VII, ...
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A Parent's Guide to EA Origins Access

A Parent’s Guide to EA Origins Access

It seems like everyone is starting their own premium gaming service these days. It can be tough for parents to ...
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A Parent's Guide to EA Access

A Parent’s Guide to EA Access

It seems like everyone is starting their own premium gaming service these days. It can be tough for parents to ...
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One For The Grown-ups – God of War

By: Drew Habersang ***Mild spoiler warnings for those who want to stay spoiler free - I’ll be discussing game elements ...
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A Parent’s Guide to PlayStation Plus

It seems like everyone is starting their own premium gaming service these days. It can be tough for parents to ...
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Nintendo (Finally) Announced the Details of Their Online Service

Nintendo (Finally) Announced the Details of Their Online Service

Nintendo has finally announced some of the details for their upcoming premium online service called Nintendo Switch Online. We still ...
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A Parent’s Guide to the Xbox Game Pass

It seems like everyone is starting their own premium gaming service these days. It can be tough for parents to ...
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PAX East 2018: Living My Childhood Dreams with Sleep Tight from We Are Fuzzy

PAX East 2018: Living My Childhood Dreams with Sleep Tight from We Are Fuzzy

Every kid I know build pillow forts and pretended to defend their living room from something. Sleep Tight  by We ...
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A Parent’s Guide to Xbox Live Gold

It seems like everyone is starting their own premium gaming service these days. It can be tough for parents to ...
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PAX East 2018 - Saving the World in Earthnight!

PAX East 2018 – Saving the World in Earthnight!

Earthnight, by Cleaversoft, is a procedurally generated infinite runner hand painted in an anime style set during a dragon apocalypse ...
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A Parent's Guide to Fortnite!

A Parent’s Guide to Fortnite!

At this point just about every parent in North America (and beyond) has likely heard about the game Fortnite. It ...
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Family Video Game Review – The Swords of Ditto

Onebitbeyond has got a hit on their hands folks. I got my hands on their upcoming action adventure game, The ...
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PAX East 2018 – 20XX

What if someone told you that you could have more Mega Man whenever you wanted? What if that same person ...
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PAX East 2018: Projection by Shadow Play Studios

PAX East 2018: Projection by Shadow Play Studios

Puzzle platformers aren't usually my favorite games. But, Projection by Shadow Play Studios is a game that looks like it ...
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Family Video Game Review - Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom

Family Video Game Review – Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom

It is always great to return to a familiar and comfortable place. Level 5 Studios released Ni No Kuni: Wrath ...
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PAX East 2018: The Messenger From Sabotage Studio Delivers

PAX East 2018: The Messenger From Sabotage Studio Delivers

I played a lot of games at PAX East 2018, but none of them captivated me like The Messenger from ...
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Episode 125: Nindies and Fortnite

Hello and Welcome to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast! This is episode 121. This week we are talking video games ...
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Family Video Game Review: The Adventure Pals

The Adventure Pals from Armor Games is an absurd jaunt through a bizarre world where almost nothing makes sense. Turtles ...
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The Fair Play Alliance is Here to Fight Toxicity in Online Gaming!

Toxicity is a huge problem in online gaming today. Stepping into an online match of Call of Duty or DOTA ...
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THQ Nordic Announces the Return of Older Nickelodeon Video Games

THQ Nordic announced today that they would be re-releasing a slew of older games based on Nickelodeon properties. The list ...
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All the Family Friendly Indie Games Announced During the Nintendo Nindie Spotlight!

Nintendo posted a brief video today as part of the Game Developer's Conference. It was a pretty big deal because ...
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Sega Announces Sonic Mania Plus and Teases a New Sonic Racing Game!

Sega Announces Sonic Mania Plus and Teases a New Sonic Racing Game!

Sega held a Sonic the Hedgehog panel at SXSW (pronounced South by South West) on Friday that was all about ...
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A Parent’s Guide to the Physical vs Digital Game Debate!

The video game marketplace is very different now than it was when many of us where kids. We remember things ...
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Episode 123: The March 8th Nintendo Direct

Hello and Welcome to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast! This is episode 121. This week we are talking video games ...
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A New Hearthstone Expansion Has Been Announced: The Witchwood!

A New Hearthstone Expansion Has Been Announced: The Witchwood!

Blizzard announced a new expansion for its hit digital card game, Hearthstone, today. The Witchwood will launch in April and ...
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Nintendo Direct March 8, 2018 – The Family Gaming Announcements

Nintendo posted a new Nintendo Direct video today. It was approximately a half hour long and featured games for both ...
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Episode 121: Our Top 15-ish Nintendo 3DS Games!

Hello and Welcome to Engage!: A Family Gaming Podcast! This is episode 121. This week we are talking video games ...
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Podcast Episode 119 – Special Guest Rachel Kowert

Welcome to episode 119 of Engage! A Family Gaming Podcast! This is the official video game and board game podcast ...
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Family Video Game Review – Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King

This Guest Review was written by our goods friend Rob Kalajian! He runs the board game website Pawn's Perspective! You should ...
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The Battle For Azeroth Begins This Summer!

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that Battle for Azeroth, the newest expansion for the hit MMO World of Warcraft, will launch ...
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Nintendo Made a Trio of Announcements on Twitter Tonight!

Nintendo surprised just about everyone tonight by taking to Twitter and making three significant announcements. It's not unusual for Nintendo ...
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An Educator's Perspective: Nintendo Labo

An Educator’s Perspective: Nintendo Labo

One of the largest and latest crazes for kids is STEM, which is the incorporation and integration of Science, Technology, ...
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Hello Kitty Kruisers is Coming to the Nintendo Switch!

 Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends are coming to the Nintendo Switch! Hello Kitty Kruisers was previously released on the ...
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Xbox Game Pass Expanding to Include New Releases!

Phil Spencer, the head of Gaming at Xbox, announced in a blog post today that the Xbox Game Pass program ...
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Nintendo Had a Really Good December!

Nintendo had a VERY good month in December. The video game industry depends on the five week reporting period of ...
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Nintendo Labo: Potential Risks and Rewards

Nintendo announced their new line of DIY Cardboard STEM toys last night: The Nintendo Labo. Its a collection of kits ...
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Celebrate a Year of Legendary Pokémon in 2018!

The Pokémon Company International announced today that 2018 is going to be a Legendary year for the Pokémon franchise. This ...
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Nintendo Announces Labo: A Line of DIY Cardboard STEM Toys

Nintendo Announces Labo: A Line of DIY Cardboard STEM Toys

Every time I think Nintendo is going to act predictably I end up looking foolish. They announced this morning that ...
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