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Wii MySims Party Game Review

Wii MySims Party Game Review

MySims Party for the Nintendo Wii will keep your young kids entertained. Play individually or against up to 3 other players. Compete against each other as you play 50 different mini-games. The arcade-style games, like many Wii games, are more physical than typical videogames. For example, one game involves outrunning a robot. Others include flipping bacon and extreme snowboarding. The variety of games will appeal, and the short amount of time required to play a mini-game is ideal for younger children.  MySims … Read entire article »

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Wii Weight Loss Games: Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009

Wii Weight Loss Games: Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009

My hopes were high when I received a review sample of Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009for the Nintendo Wii. My Nintendo Wii is an essential part of my exercise and fitness program, and I thought it would be fun to add more variety to my Wii Routine. (Click here for my Wii Fit review.) The Amazon reviews of Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009 are mixed. Some love the workout, and others pan the poor graphics and slow … Read entire article »

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Family Game Night: Wii Trivial Pursuit Review

Family Game Night: Wii Trivial Pursuit Review

Make family game night even more exciting with Trivial Pursuit for the Nintendo Wii. Play a video version of the classic game or try a new twist by playing in “Facts and Friends” mode. In this mode, there’s only one wedge available for each category, so it takes less time to play a whole game. But the fun part is betting on your opponent’s ability to answer questions correctly. You can even steal a piece if you know the answer but your … Read entire article »

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It’s a Wii-underful World: Mom-Approved Wii Games.

It’s a Wii-underful World: Mom-Approved Wii Games.

Video Games aren’t for everyone. Candace makes a big effort to engage in only “unplugged” play. Her little girl watches almost no tv, and I highly doubt she’ll be playing video games anytime soon. While I embrace the unplugged play philosophy in theory, I see a lot of value in video games as well.  I have many happy memories of playing games on the original Atari system with my brother, and I’ve made my living in the dot com … Read entire article »

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