Tuesday, December 4, 2012



All of these games and toys listed below made top scores with our reviewers. The kids who reviewed the games loved them and recommend them to all of you. Perfect for that last minute stocking stuffer or that neighbor down the street.
EA Play Label Games
MySims SkyHeroes (Wii/DS/Xbox/PS3)
MySims SkyHeroes takes the popular MySims game franchise in a whole new direction and to new levels. Unlike earlier releases in the series that were firmly rooted in the Simulation video game genre, SkyHeroes is a true action-adventure game based around aerial combat, complete with an exciting new storyline, addictive single player campaign gameplay and multiplayer options, including co-op and four-player wireless support. Additional features include characters both from earlier games in the series and brand-new, character and aircraft customization and diverse gameplay environments
  • Up to four player support as players fly with or against your friends in online co-op and PvP gameplay
  • A full-fledged adventure story in which players become the hero who defeats Morcubus and saves the skies from tyranny
  • Take on dangerous enemies in high speed air battles that range from dogfights to air raids to rescue missions
  • Defeat Morcubus and drones in epic boss battles
  • Build and tune your aircraft to optimize it for battle
The Sims 3 (DS/Xbox 360/PS3)
For the first time ever, enjoy a complete life simulation experience on handheld! Create Sims with unique personalities, fulfill their desires, and control their lives within a living neighborhood. Unlock all-new Karma Powers and unleash them on your Sims: help your Sims get lucky with the power of “rapid romance”, bless them with “instant beauty” or curse them with the “instant enemy”. As you guide your Sims through life you can complete opportunities to unlock additional items and town upgrades. Experience the ultimate handheld life simulator!
  • Unlock All-New Karma Powers to wield ultimate control over your Sims giving them wealth, beauty, and love, or take it all away with the click of a button
  • Create and control multiple Sims within your household and enjoy life's special moments as you interact with their world
  • Use your stylus to sculpt your Sims' facial features giving them signature hair styles and clothing as well as personality traits
  • Choose whether or not to fulfill your Sims' destinies by making their wishes come true, or letting their dreams die
  • For the first time ever on DS, build your Sims home with tools to draw walls and floors, and customize with decor objects, textures, and more

Monopoly Streets (Wii/Xbox 360/PS3/DS)
Monopoly Streets reinvigorates the classic game of fortune in a whole new format. Explore the streets of your favorite town as you journey from the cheap motels of Baltic Avenue to the ritzy Boardwalk suites and more. Watch your fortunes rise and fall as your player headquarters change from a luxurious mansion to a dilapidated hut - and back, if you're lucky. Feeling competitive? Use your street smarts to auction off your properties and break your rivals' banks, or even challenge players worldwide in exciting online play. You set the standards with the opportunity to set and save house rules - play longer, shorter or whatever way you want. Play in classic game mode, explore new game twists in Monopoly City and Monument City or download extra themed boards and tokens online for changing adventures that keep you passing "Go" over and over again. Jump into the excitement of this classic game but watch out - once you reach the top, there's nowhere to go but back down.
  • Experience Mr. Monopoly's world at an interactive, 3D street level in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the beloved Monopoly game
  • Add houses to your properties and watch as high-rent districts sprout mansions and lavish hotels
  • Occupy your own property headquarters; watch it rise to luxurious splendor or fall into a dilapidated ruin in tune with your fortunes
  • Add competition to the game by auctioning properties with your friends - snatch a great deal or try to break your rival's bank
  • Establish and save house rules to play longer or shorter based on your own schedule

Hasbro Family Game Night 3 (Wii/Xbox 360/PS3)
  • Play classic and remixed versions of your favorite Hasbro games, including: Game of Life, Clue, Twister, Mouse Trap and Yahtzee
  • Engage in friendly competition via online multiplayer and keep track of your victories on leaderboards. Xbox 360 and PS3 Only. Play as your own avatar in the games
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Wii/Xbox 360/Kinect/PS3/DS)

The time for learning is over. The time to meet your destiny has arrived. The Harry Potter saga builds to its thrilling conclusion in this game based on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I. The stakes have never been higher for Harry, and Deathly Hallows takes the franchise in a new direction centered on furious wand-based combat. You're on the run right from the start in a desperate quest to destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes. Battle Dementors, Death Eaters, and other powerful enemies with only your wand to help you. Use potions, your Invisibility Cloak, and more while you stare down your destiny as the only one who can defeat Voldemort.

Create (Wii/PS3/Sony Move/Xbox 360/PC)

Create is a family-friendly puzzle-solving game for Wii in which players must use their creativity to solve over-the-top, spatially based puzzles. Containing well over 100 puzzles from a variety of categories and set within several differently themed environments, Create allows players to let their imaginations run wild as they use virtually any object available to solve the unlikely challenges set before them. Additional features include extreme customization of game environments.
Hasbro Toys
Littlest Pet Shop Online Dancing Dog
Super cute toy pet that won't poop on your floor. This little pup is ready to move and groove! Add this to your holiday list.

From the Manufacturer

This is one pup that loves to “get down”. Plug this dog figure’s speaker connection cable into your music player and he’ll play your music through his speakers. You two must have the same taste in music because he likes it so much, he starts “dancing” and making his multicolored lights flash. He’s also just as much fun “online” as he is in person — use his secret code to unlock special features at LPSO.com. From wide-eyed friend to speaker to secret code carrier, this dog figure has a lot of things to do…but his favorite thing of all is “dancing” with you.
Disclosure: All products were sent to us for review and for possible inclusion. These products were chosen by our reviewers as top products that we recommend. We did not recieve money to publish this post.

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