Family Video Game Review: Skylanders Swap Force

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My two nephews speak a foreign language. It involves words like “Wash Buckle”, “giants”, “fire element”, “Blast Zone” and all sorts of other things that make no sense to me at all. They have an ever-increasing selection of small figures in their lounge, and will discuss each characters special abilities at length. The cause of this […]

The one where I become the gleekmummy

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As I mentioned last week, I’m an XBox LIVE Ambassador, and over the next few weeks I’m going to be testing out all the new features that have arrived with the latest update to the XBox operating system. This week it’s TV week, and so the geekdaddy and I settled down tonight to dig around […]

The one where I rediscover old friends

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One of the downsides of two geeks getting married is that there is no-one to provide the “voice of reason” whenever either one of us wants the latest piece of technology. Normally the non-geek of the family would prevent too many frivolous purchases being made whereas conversations in our house tend to go more along […]