Hasbro zAPPed The Game Of Life

No! I didn’t say they got rid of The Game of Life! I said they zAPPed it, so kids can now enjoy a traditional game in a whole new way! Whether they’re played around the kitchen table, on the computer, or on a smart phone – there are many ways to enjoy the same classic games we enjoyed when we were growing up! Hasbro is announcing a whole new twits on traditional board games, zAPPed Gaming, which combines the fun of traditional face-to-face game play with the increased functionality of digital gaming for a brand new, innovative experience.

The newly released Game of Life zAPPed, brings the family-favorite game to life with the integration of an iPad. Simply cue up The Game Of Life zAPPed app on the iPad, place the iPad on the zAPPed game board, and watch as the technology of the app and the game pieces bring the game to life.

Players can create and upgrade their own Peg Person and spin The Game of Life virtual spinner. When landing on a zAPPed space on the game board in their brightly colored car, players may unlock special features such as mini games, comical animations or a hilarious clip from “America’s Funniest Videos.”

The Game of Life zAPPed Edition is currently available on Amazon here: The Game of Life: zAPPed Edition for iPad
and ToysRUs.com for $24.99 the game is also available at Toys “R” Us stores nationwide. The accompanying app is available as a free download in the App Store.

Bakugan Games

Bakugan promises to top many kids Christmas wish lists this year, so I thought I’d put together a Bakugan game gift guide. There are several Bakugan games out there your kids can play, from Bakugan board games, to all out Bakugan Battle Brawls. Here are a few of my son’s Bakugan game favorites.

Bakugan video games

He of course loves to play the Bakugan DS Games whenever he gets the chance. His latest favorite is the new Bakugan Collector’s Edition with NAGA Collector Bakugan Ball, or the classic Bakugan Battle Brawlers which is also available for the Wii, Xbox 360, and Play Station.

Bakubowl Arena

If you’re looking for a more hands on Bakugan game there are several to choose from for battles and challenge play.

The Bakugan Bakubowl is a special arena where kids can engage in battle and even hold Bakugan tournaments with their friends. The arena has bumpers you can use as part of your game strategy. Each of the bumpers holds 6 of your favorite Bakugan and 6 playing cards.

bakugan board game

Are you a board game fan? Try the Bakugan Brawl Board Game , where players get to combine the critical thinking required in chess with the battle action of Bakugan.

bakugan attack card game

Or your Bakugan fan is just starting out they can play the classic Bakugan Attack Playing Card Game. That’s how my son got started. Once they get started they can add more Bakugan Cards to their collection for even more game action.

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Simpsons Scene It? Deluxe Edition

One of my favorite things to do during the holidays is to get together with friends and family and play some fun games. Scene It? games are great for this. You can find out what everyone knows about their favorite TV Show or movie. One of the latest Scene It? games is the Scene It? The Simpsons Deluxe Edition.

scene it simpsons edition

If you have a Simpson’s fan on your Christmas list this year, this could be the ultimate gift. The Scene It? The Simpsons Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Game DVD with Party Play Feature
  • Flextime® Game Board
  • 4 Collectible Metal Tokens
  • 175 Trivia Cards
  • 16 Buzz Cards
  • 1 Six-Sided Die
  • 1 Eight-Sided Die
  • Instruction Sheet

It’s hard to believe the Simpsons are celebrating their 20th year, and Bart’s still sporting his youthful figure. This new deluxe edition helps commemorate this historical event. You can get together with friends and celebrate, while your testing your Simpson’s trivia knowledge.

Scene It? The Simpsons Deluxe Edition is for 2 or more players, ages 14 and up, and available at major retailers nationwide.