Our weekly look at the video-game news, releases and charts that matter for families. News anchor Webber sifts through the noise each week to help you make sense of what’s happening in our wonderful world of gaming. CHARTS Charts by PEGI rating as published by http://www.askaboutgames.com/top-selling-games-by-pegi-age-group-1st-february/ 3+: FIFA 14, Gran Turismo 6, NBA 2K14 7+: … Continue reading Gaming News (Feb #1) Disney Infinity 2 Leak, Indies Loved Up On Vita & Wii U, Minecraft Sales Boom
Vote for family video-game of the year to win this family gaming bundle. Celebrate 10th year of Family Game Awards. Family gaming moves at a different pace to the hit and run pleasures of more avid gamers. Each year we take time to find the best games for each of our six family age groups, … Continue reading Family Game Of The Year 2013
We get two brothers to review Knack and take a close look at the co-op aspects of the game. What is often derided as being too hard for younger players turned out to be an almost perfect match for their (6 and 8 year old) abilities. Add to this the assistance co-op mode and the … Continue reading Knack PS4 Review – Brothers Play Dualshock Co-Op & Vita (TV Off) Co-Op
Mum, Mary Emmens talks about PEGI ratings. We talk through what they are and how to make use of them. We also talk about new games having the PEGI rating on their media as well as the boxes. She talks about Lego Harry Potter (PEGI 7) that her 5 year old has been playing.
We took our 3DS XL Letter Box apps and 3DS’s on the road to New Zealand. Along with the novelty of playing Lego Lord of the Rings in New Zealand, the Letter Box app was also a big draw. I was expecting the games to be a nice way to relax in the evenings, but … Continue reading 3DS XL Letter Box Update, Travel Functions, 3D Camera, eShop and Games
We talk to the Brace family about how they play video games as part of a pop-up Family Gaming Surgery in the Exeter Gamestation store. They talk about choosing puzzle games, and suggest Professor Layton may fit the role. He talks about using PEGI ratings as a guideline, and we explain the recent chnages to … Continue reading Exeter Gamestation Gaming Surgery with Brace Family (AAG 1.6)
We talk to Mary about how she chooses games for her family to play. She describes how she isn’t really up to speed with how the ratings work and which games the family plays, and we talk about how askaboutgames.com may help her to play more of a part in these family decisions. She also … Continue reading Choosing a Family Video Game (AAG 1.2)