I want this game, I NEED THAT GAME! How to deal with all the wants and needs this gaming season!

  Ah, as parents we all know that time of the year……. No, I’m not talking about the holidays, but the new release gaming season.  This is when children, and adults (me included, lol) start seeing all of the blockbuster titles coming out on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.  From sequels of games that people have been waiting for to new and exciting games that are fresh onto the...[Read More]

How To Balance Summer Fun With Gaming.

Now that Summer is here, you’ve got the BBQ ready for the family and are looking forward to road trips and summer pool parties. But balancing summer activities and gaming can be challenging, but no worries! We’ve got you covered with some great, simple ideas that will give you the best of both worlds! One thing about the gaming industry you may or may not know is that during the summer, most game ...[Read More]

Is it worth getting a Nintendo Switch – Part two

Now that the Nintendo Switch is out and available for purchase (good luck finding it!) we are going to talk about what we liked and did not like about the Nintendo Switch and if it is worth getting one for your gaming family. After having the Switch for over 3 weeks now and playing the games that are offered at launch we have seen some interesting things that the Nintendo Switch can do.  First off...[Read More]

Top Couples Games To Play On Valentine’s Day

This Tuesday, February 14, 2017 will be that special day – Valentine’s Day – for the special love in your life… but what if they are a gamer? Most gamers’ idea of romance would be staying at home and gaming together rather than making reservations and going to a loud, expensive restaurant or bar.  So what do you do for that gamer in your life? What kind of game can you play with ...[Read More]

Nintendo Switch News – Part 1

To Switch or not to Switch that is the question Now that Nintendo has broken the silence on their next console the Nintendo Switch (formerly called the Nintendo NX) there has been some questions on what is the Switch and what does it do, how much does it cost, what games and accessories will be available.  Well no worries, we got you covered and we will also go into why you should or should not ge...[Read More]

Family Gamer Review Holiday Gift Guide 2016

It’s that special time of year! We’re feeling festive (or trying to!) and we’re celebrating with friends, family and loved ones. There’s a good chance you’ll hit a rough spot on your holiday list when you just don’t know what to get for the gamer in your life… we’ve got you covered. Just remember these great holiday gaming-gift tips! General Gamer Gi...[Read More]

I want this game, and that game and that one too! 9 tips to help parents survive the gaming season.

As a parent, you know your children want the “latest and greatest” when it comes to everything, and video games are no exception.  With the holiday season (a.k.a. gaming season) upon us, it’s the time when a lot of good games are coming out, but chances are your kids only know about the “latest and greatest” – which really only means “titles from companies with million-dollar marketing budgets”. S...[Read More]

Micro Transactions, Know what is going on before it breaks your wallet.

Micro transactions have been around since the mid-1990s; back then they were called shareware.  From there, they took a backseat to DLC (downloadable content) for gaming, but in the last 7 years micro transactions have re-arisen in the game and app industry.  People have said in the past that in-game/app purchases will ruin the industry, but it’s a matter of perspective. From the standpoint of a p...[Read More]

The site is still under construction, but…..

With the site getting updated, we are placing content to help parents and caregivers find the best game out there for their gaming families.  Again please excuse the dust as we are getting things placed into their right homes and for easier viewing. 🙂   Also in the meantime while the site is getting up and ready you can check out our first podcast by following this link here