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Netflix's The Last Kids On Earth Is Getting A Family-Friendly Zombie Game On Switch
Netflix's The Last Kids On Earth Is Getting A Family-Friendly Zombie Game On Switch
Update: Release date confirmed + new trailer! Update (Wed 7th Apr, 2021 16:00 BST): The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom has now been given a solid release date of 4th June 2021.
Pretending to be Pixar in 3D Movie Maker, Microsoft's weird 1995 animation studio for kids
Pretending to be Pixar in 3D Movie Maker, Microsoft's weird 1995 animation studio for kids
A look back on an iconic, but bizarre, piece of '90s software.
Engineer Builds the World's Largest Playable Switch and Then Donates It
Engineer Builds the World's Largest Playable Switch and Then Donates It
Space software engineer Michael Pick has created the world's largest playable Nintendo Switch, complete with a 650% larger, 4K display, and then he donated it to a children's hospital for the kids to enjoy.
Arkansas Governor Belatedly Realizes Wanting Trans Kids to Die Is Perhaps a Bad Look
Arkansas Governor Belatedly Realizes Wanting Trans Kids to Die Is Perhaps a Bad Look
On Monday, in a rather surprising turn of events, Arkansas’s Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson vetoed HB 1570, a bill that would ban gender-affirming care for trans youth in the state, which sailed through Arkansas’s Republican-dominated legislature.
Super Nintendo World's Mario Kart Ride Was Built In A Game Engine, Allowing Future Patches
Super Nintendo World's Mario Kart Ride Was Built In A Game Engine, Allowing Future Patches
New characters can be added "overnight". You know that future we all dreamt of as kids where we hoped to one day live inside a giant video game? Well, it looks like we're one step closer to that becoming a reality. As you may already know, Japan's brand new Super Nintendo World theme park – which finally opened this month after several pandemic-related delays – features a mighty Mario Kart ride that has visitors taking to the track wearing augmented reality headsets.
Liliana Vess, Noted Magic: The Gathering Girlboss, Now Teaches Kids At Strixhaven
Liliana Vess, Noted Magic: The Gathering Girlboss, Now Teaches Kids At Strixhaven
As the Kaldheim cycle comes to a close, Wizards of the Coast has started to tease cards from Strixhaven, Magic: The Gathering’s forthcoming magical academy-themed set.
Hasbro’s Bringing Back Sweet 1980s Ghostbusters Toys
Hasbro’s Bringing Back Sweet 1980s Ghostbusters Toys
Continuing to capitalize on the fact that it’s easier to get adults to buy toys than try to pull kids away from screens, Hasbro’s tapping into late ‘80s nostalgia with new releases of Kenner’s classic The Real Ghostbusters toys, including the iconic Ecto-1 and the terrifying toilet ghost. Read more...
The Best Home Security Cameras, According To Our Readers
The Best Home Security Cameras, According To Our Readers
Cameras aren’t just useful for finding intruders; they can help us keep an eye on the kids during work or make sure your dog isn’t getting into trouble behind your back.
Evil aspidistras and Noel Edmonds - how an obscure quiz show helped shape gaming in the 80s
Evil aspidistras and Noel Edmonds - how an obscure quiz show helped shape gaming in the 80s
It's a little-known fact but the sight of a wobbling aspidistra plant can bring on quite powerful flashbacks for anyone who grew up in the first flushes of the early 80s home computer era, and it's all thanks to a kids TV show called The Adventure Game.
Random: Zelda x Beavis And Butt-Head Is A Mash-Up That Works Better Than You'd Think
Random: Zelda x Beavis And Butt-Head Is A Mash-Up That Works Better Than You'd Think
"I am the Great Cornholio". Children of the '90s will no doubt be familiar with the exploits of Beavis and Butt-Head, two rather dim-witted teens who enjoyed amazing success via an MTV series, movie and even a smattering of (mostly bad) video games. If you're one of those '90s kids, then it's fair to say you're also familiar with the Zelda series (why would you visit a site called Nintendo Life if you weren't?), and are aware of the animated TV show based on that franchise which aired in the late '80s. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Ayrton Senna Helped Sega Make A Better F1 Game
Ayrton Senna Helped Sega Make A Better F1 Game
Up until middle school, all the kids in my hometown had their birthday parties at the same roller rink.
A Journalist Asked Actual Kids What They Thought About The
A Journalist Asked Actual Kids What They Thought About The "Kids Play Too Many Video Games" Argument
Anne Helen Petersen interviews children from 5 to 15 about their gaming habits. Journalist Anne Helen Petersen is tired of the "alarmist rhetoric" around video games.
Pokémon Translator Says That Games Can Help Kids Feel Smart In An Education System That's Failing Them
Pokémon Translator Says That Games Can Help Kids Feel Smart In An Education System That's Failing Them
If you can learn about IV breeding, you can learn anything. We're tired of the takes that say that kids are playing too many games.
Pokémon Happy Meals Are Back At McDonalds Next Month Across The US
Pokémon Happy Meals Are Back At McDonalds Next Month Across The US
Gotta buy 'em all. Listen. We know McDonald's Happy Meals are meant for kids, but when they come with new Pokémon toys, can you blame us for taking a look? The fast-food giant has collaborated with Pokémon on numerous occasions – last doing so in 2019 – and a new US promotion seems set to land this February.
Hades Takes Game Of The Year At 10th Annual New York Game Awards
Hades Takes Game Of The Year At 10th Annual New York Game Awards
Animal Crossing: New Horizons also wins Best Kids Game. Hades has been an undeniable success for Supergiant Games.
Lego Vidiyo Lets Kids Make Augmented Reality Music Videos With Minifigs
Lego Vidiyo Lets Kids Make Augmented Reality Music Videos With Minifigs
Harnessing the power of augmented reality and featuring songs from Universal Music Group artists, Lego Vidiyo lets kids and adults with too much time on their hands put together colorful music videos filled with special effects and dancing toy llamas.
Soapbox: The NYT Thinks We're Gaming Too Much, But It's One Of The Only Things Keeping Me Sane
Soapbox: The NYT Thinks We're Gaming Too Much, But It's One Of The Only Things Keeping Me Sane
This again? It's that time of year again: a large publication has had decided that kids play too many games, and this time it's a COVID-flavoured special, courtesy of the New York Times, designed to make parents feel guilty for letting their energy-filled children play video games after being cooped up all day doing online school. I won't pretend that video games are actually perfect, although it's tempting to go on the defence, here.
The New York Times Is Worried Kids Are Playing Video Games Too Much During The Pandemic
The New York Times Is Worried Kids Are Playing Video Games Too Much During The Pandemic
Yesterday, the New York Times ran a story that focused on how kids are spending too much time playing video games and using their phones during the covid-19 pandemic.
Ghost of Tsushima: Find Every Collectible With Our Interactive Map
Ghost of Tsushima: Find Every Collectible With Our Interactive Map
From hot springs to sword kids and bamboo strikes, find every last collectible and point of interest in Ghost of Tsushima with our map of the island.
7 Games To Play With Your Kids Over Christmas
7 Games To Play With Your Kids Over Christmas
For parents, the Christmas vacation is, at its best, a fortnight of Sundays.
Miyamoto's Kids Played
Miyamoto's Kids Played "A Lot" Of Sega Games, But That Just Inspired Him To "Try Harder"
"They’ve always had a good relationship with video games". Having Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto as your father must be quite the experience, being constantly reminded of his success and fame wherever you go, but it also means you've probably had countless Nintendo games to play over the years, right? Well, as it happens, Miyamoto's kids aren't just fans of Nintendo's work, but are also pretty keen on Sega, once the Big N's largest rival.
Shigeru Miyamoto Talks His Career and 'Creating a Kinder World'
Shigeru Miyamoto Talks His Career and 'Creating a Kinder World'
Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, who is best-known for his work in creating beloved series like Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong, has opened up about his career, how people view him as a boss, and how his kids playing SEGA games inspired him to be better.
Change your Cyberpunk 2077 hairstyle with this mod
Change your Cyberpunk 2077 hairstyle with this mod
Break out the ol' hex editor, kids.
Creative Assembly donates £30,000 in laptops to UK kids
Creative Assembly donates £30,000 in laptops to UK kids
Creative Assembly's Legacy Project made the donation via the Next-Gen Skills Academy
Nintendo Toys Coming To Burger King Kids Meals In Germany, Austria, And Australia
Nintendo Toys Coming To Burger King Kids Meals In Germany, Austria, And Australia
Mario Kartoffel. Put your pre-Christmas diet on hold, folks: Burger King (and its Australian counterpart, Hungry Jack's) has a new bunch of Nintendo toys offered as part of their King Jr.
The Star Wars Kids YouTube Channel Tries to Condense the Plot of The Rise of Skywalker Into Five Minutes
The Star Wars Kids YouTube Channel Tries to Condense the Plot of The Rise of Skywalker Into Five Minutes
Star Wars Kids does a great job of making entertaining, accessibly bite-sized chunks of Star Wars that are probably great for children.
Roblox cleared for launch in China
Roblox cleared for launch in China
Hugely popular kids game is one of 42 approvals, alongside four Switch games
Pokémon Opens Interactive Winter Website For Kids, Lots Of Free Games And Activities
Pokémon Opens Interactive Winter Website For Kids, Lots Of Free Games And Activities
Can you collect all the badges? The Pokémon Company International has launched a brand new website aimed at younger fans to keep them busy over the holiday season. Called 'Pokémon: Kids Winter Fest', the site offers a variety of free to-play minigames and activities which will test your Pokémon knowledge.
Twitch Streamers Are Opening '90s Pokémon Card Boxes Worth Thousands Of Dollars
Twitch Streamers Are Opening '90s Pokémon Card Boxes Worth Thousands Of Dollars
When many of us were kids, popping open a pack of Pokémon cards and flipping to a holographic Charizard meant bragging rights or a hypothetical hundred dollars if we chose to sell it on eBay (or, in my case, if an eBay-addicted aunt could pry the card from my cold, dead hands).
Netflix's The Last Kids On Earth Is Getting A Family-Friendly Zombie Game On Switch
Netflix's The Last Kids On Earth Is Getting A Family-Friendly Zombie Game On Switch
Launching spring 2021. Outright Games has announced The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom for Nintendo Switch, a brand new kid-friendly zombie game set to launch in spring 2021. Based on the hit book series and Netflix show, the game will have fans jumping into an all-new story within The Last Kids on Earth's apocalyptic universe.
The Internet Archive's new Flash library is a nostalgic goldmine
The Internet Archive's new Flash library is a nostalgic goldmine
And an incredibly dangerous place for the '00s kids out there.
The best family board games
The best family board games
Our favorite games for groups of kids, adults, and family members who don't play a whole lot of board games.
Lil Nas X's Roblox concert has been viewed 33 million times
Lil Nas X's Roblox concert has been viewed 33 million times
A lot of kids took their horses to the old town road.
LEGO Shares Animal Crossing: New Horizons Designs Inspired By Its New 'DOTS' Range
LEGO Shares Animal Crossing: New Horizons Designs Inspired By Its New 'DOTS' Range
Give your in-game home a makeover. If you're looking to give your Animal Crossing: New Horizons home a much-needed makeover, why not try out these new, artsy designs from LEGO? Celebrating this year's LEGO DOTS launch – a new 2D tile concept that hopes to spark new ways for kids and big kids alike to get creative – the company has shared a number of new designs that can be used as wallpaper, floor patterns and more.
Hug it out with this cuddly Skyrim mod
Hug it out with this cuddly Skyrim mod
Hug your Skyrim spouse, follower, or adopted kids.
Review: Bakugan: Champions Of Vestroia - The Kids Deserve So Much Better
Review: Bakugan: Champions Of Vestroia - The Kids Deserve So Much Better
Pokemon: Let's No. The great big battle beasts of Bakugan, alongside their pint-sized schoolkid handlers, have been doing the rounds on TV and in various video/card games since 2007's Bakugan: Battle Brawlers series.
Someone imagined a way to adopt abandoned Among Us children
Someone imagined a way to adopt abandoned Among Us children
Given the enormous amount of murder that takes place in the average Among Us game, I can't say its spaceships are particularly child-friendly, but apparently that's not enough to stop some crewmates from bringing their kids to work.
'I See This As a Big Turning Point': Gen-Z Voters On Their First Time at the Polls
'I See This As a Big Turning Point': Gen-Z Voters On Their First Time at the Polls
As absentee and early voting rolls out across the country, I’ve found myself thinking about one group of individuals in particular: kids voting for president for the first time in their lives.
Grounded swims with the fishes in the Koi Pond update
Grounded swims with the fishes in the Koi Pond update
Honey I Shrunk The Kids ’em up Grounded has taken a step into the deep end.
I beat Razer to the ultimate RGB pumpkin and almost burned down my apartment
Looks Like We're Getting Another Pokémon App This Year
Looks Like We're Getting Another Pokémon App This Year
And we should expect big things next year, too. Given that it's one of the most recognisable brands that Nintendo is associated with, it's understandable that we've seen more than one smartphone app relating to Pokémon over the years; Pokémon GO is obviously the most popular, but we've also had Pokémon Masters EX, Pokémon Duel and even Pokémon Smile, an app which encourages kids to brush their teeth. It would seem that another Pokémon-related app is on the way, and licensing magazine GB Eye has stated that it will be available sometime in Q4 2020.
FEAR's goofy mix of Japanese horror and extravagant action was a PC gaming miracle
FEAR's goofy mix of Japanese horror and extravagant action was a PC gaming miracle
The terrifying appeal of ghost kids knows no bounds.
The 10 Scariest G-Rated Movies
The 10 Scariest G-Rated Movies
Halloween is a time for horrors, haunts, and movies with a lot of blood.