Saturday November 18th 2017

‘Games’ Archives

Little Big Planet

Little Big Planet

I initially purchased Little Big Planet about a year ago when I first got my PS3. In fact, Little Big Planet was the game that sealed the deal in my decision to purchase a PS3. This is a great game that is enjoyable by people of all ages and all gaming skill levels. I am not a "die-hard" gamer, yet the cute graphics and fun levels keep my [...]

Wii Just Dance – Or Not.

Wii Just Dance – Or Not.

Pros: good music Cons: horrible graphics, difficult to follow moves I purchased the Wii game Just Dance after seeing it advertised on Ellen. When the audience members were playing the game on stage it looked like a load of fun and I ordered it immediately. Unfortunately, when I opened the game and began playing at home it was not the fun I [...]

The Ball of Whacks – Creative Fun and Geekery

The Ball of Whacks – Creative Fun and Geekery

Pros: fun, inspires creativity and imagination Cons: price I picked up the Ball of Whacks a few years back as a fun desk toy. I like to have small toys I can play with while I am thinking at work, and this little toy fits the bill. What is it? The Ball of Whacks is made of 30 "whacks" - little red plastic covered pyramid pieces, [...]

New Super Mario Bros. Wii

New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Pros: fun for groups, kid friendly, simple controls, just like old Mario games Cons: low quality graphics I picked up a copy of New Super Mario Brothers Wii just before the holidays. I frequently played the Mario games on the original 8-bit Nintendo system as a kid and always enjoyed them. Over the years Nintendo released a number of other [...]

Mexican Train Dominoes – The rules are a bit loco!

Mexican Train Dominoes – The rules are a bit loco!

Pros: makes you think, comes in nice carry case, family friendly Cons: takes a bit to learn the rules, can move slow I had never heard of Mexican Train Dominoes until I visited my in-laws for the winter holidays. They like to play games and this was one of the new games they had acquired. The game is similar to standard dominoes with some [...]

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