Gaming Gifts Articles

The Top Ten Board Games for Gifts

Thinking of board game gifts? Check out the top ten board games on the market

Who cares about the top ten board games? More people than you might think! For a while it seemed like board games might go the way of the dinosaur, especially since so many computer games and video consoles mimic the experience. But, board game playing is on the rise once again, with both children and adults rediscovering the fun of a good game played face to face with real life opponents.

So if you’re thinking of buying board game gifts, these ten are sure to meet your standards.

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Your Guide to Finding Video Games for Kids

Clueless about video games? These tips will help you buy perfect video games for kids.

There’s a lot of discussion about video games for kids: whether they’re good, whether they’re bad, or whether it makes any difference at all. And then there are those of us just not up on the whole video game debate. Let me sum it up for you in a few words: there’s no agreement, but the general idea seems to be that some video games are great and some… well, some aren’t.

The video games bad for kids tend to feature explicit violence, language, and the like. The video games good for kids are at worst harmless, at best educational. All it comes down to is making a choice.

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This Year’s Surprise Hit: The Mattel Mindflex Game

If you want to give an interesting and surprising gift this year, try the big hit: Mattel’s Mindflex

Why is Mindflex so popular? Mostly because it’s something new. If you haven’t heard of the Mattel Mindflex game, you’re not alone — it only appeared on the scene very recently, and technology buffs instantly sat up and took notice.

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Pictureka: Fun For the Whole Family

Looking for a great family gift? Try the Pictureka board game

Whether looking for a family gift or something to entertain a group of kids, the new Pictureka game from Hasbro is a surefire hit for just about anybody. It’s easy to learn, difficult to master, and offers a twist on many of the other games out there. Maybe that’s why it was such a big-ticket item this past holiday season.

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The Perfect Gift? New Wii Fit Games

By now you’ve mastered the standard Wii Fit games — so why not try the new games out there to give your workout some new steam

A few months ago everyone fell in love with Wii fit, but the problem is that there aren’t all that many Wii fit games. Once you’ve exhausted the possibilities with the original Wii fit software, you may find yourself starting to get tired of hula hooping, jogging, and step dancing. If that describes anyone you know, you might be interested in the new Wii fit games popping up.

Although the new games aren’t getting as much press as the original system and its companion game, they are definitely worth checking out if you’re looking for gifts for Wii fit lovers.

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World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King — The Hottest Gift for Gamers

Have You Pre-Ordered World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Yet?

If there’s a gamer on your gift list who wants World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King for Christmas, it’s not too early to begin shopping for this year’s Christmas present. This highly-anticipated addition to the popular World of Warcraft game is being released this November, and already pre-order opportunities are selling out. What makes this game so hot and how can you make sure it’s under the tree in time? Here are some tips…

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