Feature: 7 Things Parents Should Know about FF XIV


“While Final Fantasy XIV features character and class development, leveling-up, exploration, missions, combat, and many other elements common to the role-playing genre and the broader series at large, the fact the game is designed specifically for online brings with it many changes that impact the interface, the gameplay flow, and how you interact with other characters. This changes the experience substantially. Here are some important factors you should consider before diving into Final Fantasy XIV’s vast online world.”

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Feature: All About DSiWare

“Let’s face it; sometimes you crave a fresh dose of quick gaming fun without having to put forth a lot of physical effort or lay down a ton of money. With the prevalence of high-speed wireless internet and improved hardware capabilities, it’s becoming a lot easier to instantly purchase and download new games without even having to set foot in a store. Wii owners may have hundreds of low-cost classic Virtual Console NES and downloadable WiiWare games available at their fingertips, but now even DSi owners can get in on the downloadable fun.”

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Review: MySims Agents


“EA’s hyper-cutesy MySims franchise continues to expand and branch out in new directions, offering a bubbly alternative to the more mature-minded life micromanagement simulation in The Sims. Recent excursions into party mini-games and racing territory have yielded mixed results, and up to this point the series seems to be at its strongest when sticking closely to the core building and socializing-focused experience found in the original. MySims Agents is the exception. It deviates pretty substantially from the gameplay of the first two titles, but that actually works in its favor.”

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Review: Roogoo Twisted Towers

“Taking a very straightforward premise that should invoke a sense of childhood nostalgia for anyone who recalls playing with multi-shaped blocks in their formative years, the first Roogoo game released last year made stacking and shoving falling meteors of different shapes and colors into the proper holes a curiously gratifying task. The youthful spirit of this candy-coated puzzler seems even better tailored to its new home on the Wii, but some of the additions found in Roogoo Twisted Towers serve as more of a distraction than an improvement to the original formula.”

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