Category: Family

Overwatch is Here to Help Us Ignore Our Families This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a special day here in America. Many of us will travel great lengths to spend the day with family members we don’t really have anything in common with, slowly starving ourselves while we wait for a dead bird to cook. As the day goes on, one or more people in the family will have […]

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Introducing Parents Learn to Play Fortnite Night!

Sometimes, spending time with your kids can feel like a Sisyphean task. Between work, school, and scheduled events, it may feel like you haven’t really bonded with your child in a long time. When you do have a chance, it can be difficult to find something both you and your child will both enjoy. One thing […]

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The Golden Age of Video Game Commercials

The 1980s weren’t just the Golden Age of video games, it was also the Golden Age of video game commercials. For some of you, these classic ads for Atari, Intellivision, Colecovision, and other forgotten consoles will bring back memories of childhood. For others, you’ll watch and realize why the older players are so weird sometimes. Watching […]

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Why We Play

It’s been 61 years since Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. and Estle Ray Mann created the first video game, and since then the popularity of the format has only grown. From Pitfall to Uncharted, entire generations have grown up with a controller in their hands. But why do we play? What is it about the video game that […]

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10 Fun Games You Can Play With the Whole Family

In the early days of the home game console, the focus tended to fall on family fun. Pong, Pac Man, and Asteroids were games kids and parents could play together. Lots of smiles, lots of laughs, and lots of sales for Atari! The family aspect of games has faded away. Now games have more complicated […]

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