All posts tagged 'Movies with Children'

Pac-Man Red Bull

I don’t really like canned energy drinks, so I don’t even look at them when I’m at the grocery store.  Luckily a relative saw these (good eye, Mom), and got me a couple of these cans of Red Bull with Pac-Man on them, so I’m going to show them to you all here and explain why they have Pac-Man on them in the first place!

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LEGO DC Super Villains (PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC)

In one of the early LEGO Batman games, one of the best parts was that after you beat the main story mode, you could go back and play as the bad guys.  And now there’s a whole game featuring a cascade of DC Comics villains in LEGO form.  In many comics, like Batman, oftentimes the bad guys are more interesting than the heroes themselves.  In the new LEGO game, Lex Luthor is breaking out of prison and the Joker is on a crime spree.  But when the Justice League try and stop them, the heroes mysteriously disappear, only to be replaced by new ones called the Justice Syndicate.  But are these new heroes really all they seem to be?  Either way, Lex Luthor, the Joker, Harley Quinn, and the rest of the bad guys are going to have their hands full in this new LEGO game.  It’s available on nearly all current consoles and PC, but reviewed on PS4 here.

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Just Dance 2019 (Switch, Wii U, Wii, PS4, Xbox One)

The Just Dance series of games is one of the more popular console dance music games out there.  So much so that there’s a new release annually, and it’s time for the 2019 version to hit with more songs and other goodies.  It’s available for nearly all current game consoles (and even older ones), but reviewed on Switch here.

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Nickelodeon Kart Racers (Switch, PS4, Xbox One)

For several generations, youngsters have enjoyed watching shows on the Nickelodeon cable channel for kids.  Heck, even when I was a little kid back in the 80’s, I enjoyed watching Nick shows such as You Can’t Do that on Television, Danger Mouse, and Double Dare.  Even more recently I’ve been known to watch shows on that channel like Invader ZIM and The Penguins of Madagascar.  My younger brothers would watch shows on Nickelodeon, too, such as Rugrats and SpongeBob Squarepants.  And now kart racing and Nickelodeon fans can have fun together with Nickelodeon Kart Racers, available for nearly all current consoles, but reviewed on Switch here.

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Pinball FX3: Solo: A Star Wars Story (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Earlier this year, we got a new Star Wars movie based on Han Solo’s adventures before he met up with Luke and friends.  I read that it bombed in theaters, which is a shame because I thought it was pretty good!  I think I even liked it better than The Last Jedi.  But now you can enjoy the movie in pinball form with Pinball FX3’s Solo: A Star Wars Story pack, downloadable for PS4, Xbox One, and PC (reviewed on PS4 here).

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Summer Movie Heroes

As the summer season comes to a close, it’s time for me to talk about the movies I saw in the past few months.  There really wasn’t a whole lot of movies this summer that I wanted to see, so this blog may be a bit on the short side.  I’ll try to keep the spoilers to a minimum, but there might be a few here and there, so you’ve been warned.  OK, let’s get started!

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Ozobot Evo and the Avengers!

Anyone remember those car toys where you could draw a black line on paper and the car would follow it?  I think they first came out in the 70’s but I’m not sure.  Well now those kinds of toys have reached the 21st century with Ozobot Evo.  Not only does this robot follow black lines on paper, but it can also detect other colors as well.  And when those colors are in certain patterns, they act as a code to tell Ozobot what do to, like turn directions, go backward, and much more!  But that’s not all.  Now you can get limited edition skins for Ozobot based on Marvel’s The Avengers characters, which give the little robot even more personality.  Click here to read more!

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LEGO The Incredibles (PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC)

The Incredibles 2 is Disney-Pixar’s latest hit animated movie, and the longest wait for a Pixar sequel (14 years!).  Now you can relive the fun of BOTH The Incredibles movies in LEGO form with LEGO The Incredibles.  Play as the entire super family: Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet, Dash, and even Jak-Jak as well as super friends like Frozone as they save the day from bad guys.  The game is available for nearly all current consoles and PC, but reviewed on PS4 here.

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Spring Movie 2018 Rampage

There were actually quite a few movies that came out this Spring that interested me, so here’s a blog about them.  I’ll try to keep the spoilers to a minimum, and I’ll try to make any spoilers I make very subtle, but just in case, I’ll put a spoiler warning here anyway.

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Star Wars Pinball: The Last Jedi (PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC, Mobile)

The newest in the Star Wars saga is now in pinball form on Pinball FX3!  It’s available on nearly all current game systems, PC, and mobile devices, but reviewed on PS4 here.  To play Star Wars Pinball: The Last Jedi, first you need to download Pinball FX3 (Zen Pinball if you are on mobile).  Pinball FX3 is free and acts as your hub.  Then you can purchase and download tables separately.  Oh yeah, and since people are particularly sensitive about spoilers regarding these movies, I guess I’ll put out a spoiler warning for this game review, too.

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