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Skylanders Trap Team is announced here's my first look and interview about the game... read now

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Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed is a Sonic kart racer mashing up characters from different game series, but still somehow manages to be a solid, entertaining game... read now

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Dead Island Riptide PS3 is at its best as compulsive as the first game, but don't play it alone - not because it's scary, but because you'll need friends to motivate you through the shoddier bits... read now

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Skylanders is a new experience for seasoned gamers, for me it was like something from another planet. I enjoyed it, and it sparked not a few Mindful considerations... read now

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Tomb Raider and a new adventure for Lara... read now

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Tomb Raider PS3 introduces a new Lara Croft who isn't the heroine you used to know, but may well be the right Lara Croft for 2013... read now

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More Trap Team video content from Family Gamer TV... watch now

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I'm planning to have a close look at the Wii version of Skylanders Swap Force to compare it to how the Wii version of Disney Infinity worked. So i've been watching these Swap Force Let's Play Videos... watch now

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Update on Skylanders Swap Force for collectors... watch now

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News in today as the UK and other European territories get ready for Skylandes Swap Force launch on 18th Oct... watch now

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Here are my Skylanders Swap Force let's play videos collected together in one place... watch now

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I've been away from the DS for a few months so I've had very little to say about videogames and, to be honest, very little desire to go back to them. But I've been coaxed out of my shell by the most trivial of games, Rhythm Paradise, that has got me re-assessing my take on the meaning of life. The ability of humanity to transform the mundane into something of beauty. And if you think that's just hyperbole, you'd be wrong... read now

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Really got a lot out of Family Gamer TV's Skylanders Swap Force Let's Play. So I collected them together here... watch now

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Skylanders Swap Force lands at Toys R Us and we get a sneak peak of the unboxing... watch now

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Skylanders Swap Force hands on with the game on PS4 for a good impression of game-play and sound in HD... watch now

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I talk to Adam Rosser about Disney Infinity. Also broadcast on Radio 5 Live... listen now

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BioShock Infinite is the much anticipated first-person shooting video-game that follows up Irrational Games' breakout success with the original Bioshock. Beautiful visuals, pitch perfect audio and intelligent level design create a world you'll want to explore. That is to say, to the untrained eye this looks and feels like any other video-games released this year... read now

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Animal Crossing New Leaf is the next big first party title to expand the 3DS lineup. It promises the usual unique joys of the series while at the same time expanding game play in new directions... watch now

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When video games are described as provocative, it usually means they have found a way to further their joyous dance with violence and promiscuity. Spec Ops: The Line has a different agenda though, which is that it has an agenda -- not the usual prerequisite for most entertaining shooting games that sell by their millions to old and (too) young alike... read now

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Just Dance Kids takes all the best features from the older Just Dance games and wraps them up a younger demographic. Keeping the classic Just Dance play style by choosing songs that suit the younger player make this ideal for young families... read now

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Mar 2013

Just Dance Juniors Wii News
Greg Edmonson Firefly and Uncharted Article

Feb 2013

Family Gamer Show | Disney Infinity 360 Podcast
Family Gamer Show | Skylanders Swap Force 360 Podcast
Skylanders Swap Force 360 Review
Ladbrokes Poker Article
Hitman HD Trilogy 360 News
Skylanders: Swap Force 360 Preview
Etrian Odyssey 4: Legends Of The Titan 3DS News
Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel PS3 News
The Legend of Zelda Wii U Wii U News
Disney Infinity Swaps Skylanders for Tokens 360 Review
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wii U News
Skylanders Feels The Force of Disney Infinity PS3 Review

Jan 2013

Novel Gamer Show | Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2 DS Review
Skulls of the Shogun 360 News
FGTV 2.72: Flipnote Studio and Colors 3D Get Children Creative 3DS Review
Card Games The Classics DS Review
FGTV 2.71: Pokemon: Obsession or Entertainment? DS Review
Gears of War: Judgement 360 News
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates To Infinity 3DS News
Alien Breed PS3 News
Defiance PS3 News
Novel Gamer Show | Rise of the Guardians 3DS Review
Pokemon X and Pokemon Y 3DS News
Novel Gamer Show | Okami HD PS3 Review
Online Bingo Apps and Games Guide Article
Street Fighter X Tekken Vita Review

Dec 2012

FGTV 2.68: PS3 Move with Wonderbook and Tumble PS3 Move Review
SingStar Motown PS2 Review
Novel Gamer Show | Rising Board 3DS Review
FGTV 2.67: Wii U Family Hands-On with Nintendo Land and New Super Mario Bros U WiiU Review
Unfinished Swan PS3 Move Review
FGTV: Kinect Sesame Street and Nat Geo TV Interview with Josh Atkins 360 Review
Bit.Trip Beat Wii-Ware Review
Darksiders II 360 Review
FGTV: Rocksmith vs Rockband vs You Rock vs Guitar Hero Hands-on Comparison 360 Review
FGTV: New Style Boutique Hands-on Family Review 3DS Review
FGTV: Paper Mario Sticker Stars Kid's Review 3DS Review
Ladbrokes Speed Bingo Article
FGTV: Sifteo Gaming Cube Family Review PC Review
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 PS3 News
Family Gamer Show | F1 Race Stars PS3 Podcast
Elite: Dangerous PC News
FGTV: Just Dance 4 Hands On Wii U WiiU Review
FGTV: Lego City Undercover Wii U 3DS Hands-on Gameplay Preview WiiU Review
FGTV: F1 Race Stars Family Hands-on Review PS3 Review
FGTV: Nintendo Land Wii U Family Review WiiU Review
Train Board Review
Guardians of Middle Earth PS3 News
FGTV: Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed WiiU Review
Mays Mysteries The Secret of Dragonville DS Review
FGTV: WiiU Interview with David Yarnton WiiU Review
Flower PS3 Review
Family Gamer Show | Skylanders Giants Wii Podcast
FGTV: Blacklist Hands-on Preview 360 Review
E.X. Troopers 3DS News
FGTV: The Journey Hands-on Interview 360 Review
Uncharted: Fight For Fortune PS Vita News
FGTV: Pop Fizz, Fright Rider and Chill Wii Review
Unfinished Swan PS3 Move Review
Battle for the Living Room Blog
Forza Horizon 360 News
Limbo PSN Review
Family Gamer Show | Nintendo Land Wii U Podcast
FGTV: The Art of Journey and PS3 Collectors Edition PS3 Review
FGTV: Pokemon Typing and Pokemon Black/White 2 Hands-on DS Review
Mystery Case Files The Malgrave Incident Wii Review
FGTV : Skylanders Giants Unboxing Shows Marathon! PS3 Review
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 PS3 Review
Boom Street Wii Review
Wonderbook: Diggs Nightcrawler PS3 News
FGTV: Skylanders Giants Starter Pack Unboxing, Treerex, Game and new Portal Wii Review
Need For Speed: Most Wanted PS3 Move News
Trials Evolution XBLA News
FGTV: The Power Of 2 PS3 Review
FGTV: Deadlight 360 Review
Alan Wake 360 Review
Dishonored PS3 Review
Just Dance 4 WiiU News
FGTV: Wonderbook PS3 Review
FGTV: Plush Sklyanders Giants Spryo Light-up and Sound Toy Wii Review
X-COM: Enemy Unknown 360 Review
Bioshock 2 360 Review
Kinect Sesame Street TV 360 News
House MD The Official Game DS Review
Family Gamer Show | Wonderbook: Book of Spells PS3 Podcast
FGTV: Wonderbook PS3 Review
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective DS Review
Mutant Mudds 3DS News

Nov 2012

The Unfinished Swan PSN News
FGTV: Skylanders Giants In-depth Developer Interview Wii Review
Kinect Sports 360 Kinect Review
Guxt 3DS News
FGTV: LittleBigPlanet Vita PS Vita Review
Family Gamer Show | Wii Mini Wii Podcast
FGTV: Huge Handheld Battery Test 3DS Review
FGTV : Skylanders Giants Behind the Scenes 360 Review
Bang! iPhone Review
Papo and Yo PS3 Review
Borderlands 2 360 Review
Rebecca Mayes Live Show | Call of Duty 360 Review
FGTV: Journey and Flower in Worship PS3 Review
Solatorobo Red the Hunter DS Review
Paper Mario: Sticker Star 3DS News
Dead Space 3 360 News
Disneyland Adventures 360 Kinect Review
Lego Lord of the Rings 3DS News
Zone of the Enders HD Collection 360 News
Journey PS3 Review
Iron Brigade XBLA Review
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch PS3 News
Inazuma Eleven 2 Firestorm DS Review
Dance Central 2 360 Kinect Review
Limbo XBLA Review
Transformers Fall of Cybertron 360 Review
Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion Wii Review
Skate 3 360 Review
Seasame Street Once Upon A Monster 360 Kinect Review
Rise of Nightmares 360 Kinect Review
Uncharted 3 PS3 Review
Ice Age 4 Continental Drift Arctic Games DS Review
Dead or Alive 5 PS3 Review
FGTV: Skylanders Giants 360 Review
Halo Anniversary 360 Review
007 Legends 360 Review
Journey Disruptions at the Cathedral Article
FGTV: 3DS Holiday Test 3DS Review

Oct 2012

FGTV: Little Space Heroes Web Review
Sola to Robo Red the Hunter DS Review

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