Kids Corner Reviews
Despite the long, slightly awkward showing of Book of Spells at E3 (Sony’s first interactive title under the Wonderbook brand) my whole family stayed optimistic about it. The premise, an interactive book that lets you learn and cast spells, was a genius starting point. My son was more than happy to devote more of his time to helping our cause here at Vagary with another Kids Corner review. Except, instead of getting my hands dirty this time, I simply let him have all of the fun.
2013 kicks off with LEGO introducing their latest universe to play in, Legends of Chima. It also sees them being the most aggressive they have ever been in using cross-media. First up is Legends of Chima: Speedorz.
Don and his son take to the Omniverse in this Kids Corner review.
Angry Birds is arguably the biggest brand in gaming right now. Forget Call of Duty and its $60 price tag, Angry Birds is free and just about everyone in the world has played it at some point or another. The little cartoon birds have permeated everything from clothing to birthday parties making them a cultural touchstone. Their expansion into everything reminds me a lot of another famous brand, one that has stood the test of time for 35 years. And of course I am talking about Star Wars.
Games based on film, directly attempting to tie-in to the buzz of the in theater experience, are nothing new. Historically… Read More »
10 years ago, Pixar unleashed Finding Nemo, a simple tale about a small little clown fish venturing on an exciting oceanic adventure to save his son. The film resonated with viewers and became one of the film studio’s biggest successes and over the course of those ten years, Finding Nemo has become a favorite of many families, families whose children own Nintendo DS systems. Disney Interactive has capitalized on the re-release of the film to theaters for its 10th anniversary with a new game, Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue.