Tag: Games

Kids Games

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Here are some that the kids are asking about: * “Sid Meier’s Civilization IV”:http://pc.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r25732.htm is the next step in a great franchise. Getting older now since it was released late 2005, but a nice game. There are two expansion packs now and it goes for about $37 at “Go Gamer”:http://gogamer.com * “Nancy Drew The White…

Kids Games

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Here are some that the kids are asking about: * “Sid Meier’s Civilization IV”:http://pc.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r25732.htm is the next step in a great franchise. Getting older now since it was released late 2005, but a nice game. * “Nancy Drew The White Wolf of Icicle Creek”:http://www.cinemablend.com/games/PC-Review-Nancy-Drew-The-White-Wolf-Of-Icicle-Creek-4827.html. These are done for pre-teen and teen girls from “Her Interactive”:http://herinteractive.com….

Legos Star Wars

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!<http://ps2media.ign.com/ps2/image/article/731/731211/lego-star-wars-ii-the-original-trilogy-20060907004540203-000.jpg! “Legos Star Wars II”:http://www.gamerankings.com/itemrankings/launchreview.asp?reviewid=725342 has to have my vote for the most unlikely combination, but it works. We down loaded the demo and it is so cute to see all those legos in the Star Wars world, plus there are puzzles everywhere and by definition it isn’t gory, the legos just break up 🙂…

PC Games

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There are lots of review sites, but I find “Gamerankings.com”:http://gamerankings.com to be the best meta site, they categorize reviews done by a host of sites and magazines are pretty accurate. Like “DCViews”:http://dcviews.com, these metasites are just great. So, what’s hot right now for kids? * “Company of Heroes”: OK, not really for kids, but it…

AGEIA PhysX Card

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“Anandtech”:http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=2751 reviews a physics acceleration card. This takes the physics modeling in games, (you know, shoot a bullet, hit a guy and how does he fall?) and puts a dedicated processor in to do that. It’s for the ultimate gaming geeks and requires specialized games to take advantage. The just shipping Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter…

Widescreen Gaming

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Widescreen Gaming Forum Portal. With our new widescreen monitor, older games look wierd. So here’s a site that is dedicated to fixing it. There is a “Master List”:http://www.widescreengamingforum.com/masterlist.php that shows you how to fix your games. A few hacks are noted here for my favorites: h2. Call of Duty The original one which I still…