Category: Video Games

A Fun New Spin On Family Game Night With Ubisoft


Looking for a fun new spin on Family Game Night?  Thanks to a couple super fun new games from Ubisoft, getting kids excited about spending time together for a game night is easier than ever!  While parents typically enjoy traditional games, it’s no secret that the  younger generation is technology driven.  When you combine the two you’ve got a hit the whole family will love.  If you’re looking for a fun way to change up family game night, check out these new games out just in time for the holidays thanks to Ubisoft.



Now you can bring your family and friends together with America’s Game, Wheel of Fortune, the most-watched program on TV, and America`s favorite Quiz Show, Jeopardy!  Now, for the first time in full HD, you can test your reflexes, show off your smarts, and experience the thrill of these classic shows with friends and family at home or with thousands of active players online.

Jeopardy! allows players to solve over 2,000 clues and compete with two other friends online and through local multiplayer, and offers exciting new features.

  • Unique Modes: With three distinct modes, there is a Jeopardy! type for everyone. Track your progress and performance in leaderboards by competing in Career Mode. Rapid Mode offers fewer categories and clues for players looking for a quick match, and Family Mode includes separate categories to be more inclusive and fun for kids and parents alike.
  • Unlock New Categories: Answer clues correctly and unlock Categories.
  • Media Clues: Jeopardy! offers more than 2,000 puzzles with visual and audio clues, including quotes and songs.
  • Category Customization: Players can decide which categories they want during online and offline matches.

With more than 4,000 puzzles, Wheel of Fortune offers hours of puzzle-solving fun and provides unique twists on the classic game.

  • Classic and Quick Modes: Play the classic mode to enjoy the authentic TV show experience with all of the beats you know and love. Or choose the quick mode to solve a few puzzles.
  • Online Multiplayer: Track your progress against friends and global leaderboards, compare your score and achievements through the profile function and chat with friends.
  • Special Wedges true to the TV Show: Collect awesome travel trips with the prize wedge and win top value gifts with the gift card, mystery wedge or million dollar wedge.
  • Level up and Unlock Customization Items: Gain levels as you play and unlock new customization items to decorate your contestants and studio set with over 250 unique items.



Experience three unique 3D boards at home or on-the-go with up to six players in total, or take your game online and challenge players in quick matches.  Customize your game by selecting from six official House Rules chosen by MONOPOLY  fans around the world.  Don’t have time for a full game? Speed it up with Special Goals that shorten play sessions, and Actions Cards to move you around the board and penalize your opponents.  Build your empire and trade your way to victory!

  • Choose your living board: Pick amongst 3 different 3D boards: Classic City, and Amusement Park or a Haunted Town.  Invest in charming neighborhoods with unique characteristics and watch them prosper as you progress.
  • Play anytime, anywhere: With the Nintendo Switch, you can now enjoy Monopoly wherever you want!  Play at home on your TV screen or on-the-go in tabletop mode.  You can even feel the roll of the dice with the HD rumble!
  • Choose shorter play sessions: Not enough time for a full game?  Choose a new objective from the 5 Special Goals!  Those quicker-to-acheive goals will ensure shorter play sessions and make your change your strategy!
  • The more you play, the more you win: Take on new challenges, win rewards, and unlock new assets, including unique tokens.
  • Challenge yourself online: Find other players online and challenge them in quick matches or in customized sessions, choosing your way to play!  Try to get at the top of the leader board and be the one to own it all!


What better way to change up family game night than with these super fun new spins on classic games family members of all ages will love?  Check out these and other Ubisoft games to help kick off an epic new family game night for your family.


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

Crash Bandicoot Is Back And Better Than Ever In The New N. Sane Trilogy


Got a gamer on your holiday shopping list that you’re trying to find the perfect gift for?  Just in time for the holiday season, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is here and ready to delight gamers of all ages.  In this fun new game, your favorite marsupial Crash Bandicoot is back!  He’s enhanced, entranced and ready-to-dance in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Triology.  This entertainment packed trilogy lets players spin, jump, wump, and repeat as they take on the epic challenges and adventures from the three games that started it all: Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. and Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped.  Now we can experience our beloved 90’s video game icon like never before in this remastered game collection.  Relive all of your favorite moments in fully remastered HD graphical glory and put som UMPH in your WUMP!



Original storylines you’ll love:
  • Crash Bandicoot – Dr. Neo Cortex has a plan to take over the world, and he wants to creategenetically engineered animals to do his bidding. To create his minions, Cortex kidnaps as many animals as he can; Crash Bandicoot’s girlfriend just happens to be one of his victims. Take control of Crash as he runs, jumps, and spins through 30 levels of intense action on three different Australian islands. Only you can help Crash save the animals, save his girlfriend and foil Dr. Cortex’s plot.
  • Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back – The evil Dr. Neo Cortex is back…out this time to save the world? And he’s asking for help from his arch nemesis, Crash Bandicoot? Is this just a conniving plan to lure Crash into Cortex’s next dastardly experiment? Can Crash win again or will he join Cortex’s mindless zoo? Bigger free-roaming 3-D environments, all new animations and a whole host of colorful characters – watch as our hero Crash, ice-skates, rodeo-rides a polar bear and jet-packs through zero-gravity in the continuing adventures of Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back – This time he ain’t joking!
  • Crash Bandicoot Warped – Oh yeah…he’s back…AND he’s ready! It’s a Whole New Time-Traveling Adventure! All new-style gameplay action – scuba dive, ride a motorcycle or a baby T-Rex and go free-roaming airborne in a plane! Play as Coco! Gallop along the Great Wall of China on a tiger, go extreme on a jet-ski and other high-flying surprises! Prove your skills with the new Super-charge Body Slam, Super Slide, Double Jump, Death-Tornado Spin and a Laser-Guided Bazooka. All new enemies include a new Big Boss, Uka Uka, N. Tropy, a menacing Dingodile and of course, the return of some favorites like N. Gin and Tiny. More action. More fun. More puzzles and secret levels. And you didn’t think it could get any better!



Features that will keep you coming back:

  • Play as Coco – For the first time, Crash’s smart and spirited little sister, Coco, will be playable throughout the trilogy. Fans can switch between playing as Crash or Coco. Both characters have an N. Sane set of special attacks – each with their own style!
  • Now in Face-Melting PS4 Pro HD – Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has brand-new lighting,animations, and recreated cinematics in stunning N. Hanced FurK” and PS4 Pro HD. New animations, visual effects and environmental details let players spin, jump and jet pack their way through the lush — and furriest — Wumpa Island yet!
  • Bringing Back the Beat – The new collection features a fully-remastered game soundtrack, packed with all the didgeridoos, xylophones and thumpin’ bass lines fans can handle!
  • Original Story, New Tech – Full analog stick support, a unified save system and unified checkpoint system make it easier than ever to enjoy the classic adventure. Plus, improved bonus levels, time trials everywhere and online leaderboards will make this an epic trilogy for the hardest of the ‘Coot core!
  • New Cinematics – All the beloved cinematics in this trilogy are being lovingly re-crafted. In the intro cinematic, Crash Bandicoot’s origin story shows our villains, Dr. Neo Cortex and Dr. Nitrus Brio, try to evolve Crash into an evil mutant general, but it doesn’t go quite as planned!
  • Say What? – Fans of the Crash Bandicoot games may recognize some familiar voice actors whosenewly recorded dialogue appears in Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, including Jess Harnell, Lex Lang and Debi Derryberry, among others.


To check out all the exciting Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy action, make sure you check out the trailer below:


Those who don’t own Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy yet have the perfect opportunity to get in on the fun with two special Black Friday bundle deals:

  • GameStop has revealed that its Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Black Friday Bundle will include the game — and a never-before-released pair of collector’s edition Crash Bandicoot socks! Hitting fans with the nostalgically-designed socks, this GameStop Black Friday exclusive is bringing back the ‘90s. These premium socks feature an iconic in-game image of Crash’s face with his tongue sticking out, perfect for fans who want to spin, jump and wump just like Crash!
  • Walmart also has announced that its Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Black Friday Bundle will include the game, as well as the Stormy Ascent level. Those who purchase the Walmart bundle will get their hands on this notorious and insanely challenging level chock-full of vial-throwing lab assistants, flying birds, retracting steps iron spikes, and much more!

Shoppers with Crash fans on their lists will have plenty of options to choose from this holiday season, so there’s never been a better time to delight that Crash-loving gamer on  your list.


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

Artificial Intelligence and Video Games


First and foremost, a super huge thanks to my sponsor Andrew Charlton for making this post possible.


If you have ever played a video game, no matter what era you played it in, you have interacted with artificial intelligence.  Regardless of whether you prefer race-car games like Gran Turismo, strategy games like God Of War, or shooting games like Call Of Duty, you will always find elements controlled by AI.  Even things that you don’t think would be AI controlled, are!  AIs are often behind the characters you typically don’t pay much attention to, such as enemy creeps, neutral merchants, or even animals and other background characters.



When it comes to video games, artificial intelligence has grown leaps and bounds, allowing us to have some of the most realistic gameplay experiences yet.  Video game AI’s have come a long, LONG way from Pong on Atari and Goombas in popular Nintendo games marching along a set path.  Video games are now able to carry out complex commands, and artificial intelligence is the key behind it all.  AI developers are now able to create AIs that can actually think, learn, and even develop their own personalities.  AI not only affects how we interact with and play video games, but it affects almost every aspect of our life (whether you realize it or not).


Artificial intelligence isn’t just being used to make games better, it’s actually learning to develop games!  You read that right, AI can recreate a game, just by watching it!  Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology are developing an AI that can recreate a game engine simply by watching gameplay.  This technology is being created in an effort to aid video game developers to speed up game development and experiment with different styles of play.  During the researchers’ most recent experiments, the AI they’re developing watched two minutes of Super Mario Bros. gameplay, and then was able to build its own version of the game by studying frames and predicting future events.



Video games have always been at the forefront of experimentation with artificial intelligence systems and the gameplay has become more engaging and entertaining along the way.  Rather than getting stuck in a frustrating loop with a partially intelligent NPC (non-player character), these background characters will also learn and evolve so when you play the same level more than one time, it won’t be the same allowing a unique experience each time you play the game.  Imagine playing Super Mario Bros. where the Goombas and other characters can actually change path and move in ways that they never could before.  Imagine your opponents learning your strategy and making you think outside the box to change the pattern and beat the AIs.  Imagine possibly being able to play your favorite games like Super Mario Bros. in virtual reality, stomping Goombas in real life!  I’m super excited about where AI and video games are headed, and I can’t wait to see what’s next!


I hope you’re all ready to see where AI and video games are going next!  Thanks again to Andrew Charlton for sponsoring the fun content 🙂

Check Out The Epic New Call Of Duty World War 2 And See Why It’s Going To Be One Of The Hottest New Releases This Holiday Season


Are you as excited as my family and I are for the new Call Of Duty World War II??  In this epic new game, Call of Duty returns to its historical roots with Call of Duty: World War II.   COD WWII players will enlist in an unforgettable journey of brotherhood across the European theater in a mission vital to the success of the Allied powers.  If you’ve got a gamer on your holiday shopping list this year, you absolutely HAVE to check out this game!



Just in time for the holidays, Call Of Duty WWII is now available for digital download and at retailers worldwide.  This game is loaded with an incredible amount of content, and delivers a variety of new ways for all players to connect, compete, and engage as a community across the different unique modes of play. The story campaign immerses players into an intense journey filled with gripping action and epic battles.  Players follow the story of Ronald “Red” Daniels, a member of the US 1st Infantry Division, who joins British forces and the French Resistance, and battle across the beaches of Normandy, to the liberation of Paris and ultimately into Germany.



Call of Duty: WWII multiplayer is a fast-paced, grounded, and action-packed mode set in some of the most iconic locations in World War II’s European theater with an arsenal of iconic weapons and equipment to suit different play styles and innovative ways to experience the mode.

War Mode: War Mode is an all-new game mode where players must work as a team to defeat the enemy. This narrative-driven Multiplayer experience, developed in partnership with Raven Software, immerses players in iconic World War II locations. Allied and Axis forces clash in team-driven assault and defend missions for key strategic objectives.

Divisions: Divisions fundamentally redefines how players invest in their Multiplayer career. This is a reimagining of the create-a-class system, and players will choose from five iconic World War II divisions each with specific division training and division weapon skills. This streamlined approach to Multiplayer gives players the ability to reinforce their individual play styles while dominating the enemy in some of the most iconic locations of the world’s largest conflict.

  • Airborne Division: The first to the fight, the Airborne Division moves fast and stays quiet, armed with undetectable silenced SMGs
  • Mountain Division: Death from a distance, the Mountain Division, with their sharpshooter focus and sniper rifles, is precise and deadly
  • Infantry Division: Extremely versatile, the Infantry Division is equipped for mid to long range rifle engagements and up-close-and-personal bayonet charges
  • Armored Division: Bringing the heaviest firepower, the Armored Division is armed to the teeth with explosives and LMG firepower
  • Expeditionary Division: Packing heat, the Expeditionary Division is well-equipped with incendiary rounds and shotguns

Headquarters: Headquarters is an all new off-the-frontlines experience for Call of Duty players. Players will compete, earn rewards, show off their accomplishments, and connect with fans and friends. Unlike anything experienced in Call of Duty to date, Headquarters transforms the Multiplayer experience by redefining how players engage with the game and with each other.

Boots On The Ground Gameplay: Multiplayer marks a return to iconic boots on the ground Call of Duty gameplay that fans know and love. This return to classic combat makes for more strategic, grounded and meaningful Multiplayer engagements

Nazi Zombies: co-operative Nazi Zombies mode unleashes a new and original story, in this next-level standalone game experience full of unexpected, adrenaline-pumping moments.


If you somehow maybe live under a rock and haven’t seen the trailer (and why Call Of Duty WWII is going to be one of the most epic COD games yet) check it out below and get COD WWII on your holiday shopping list NOW:



***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

South Park Fans Rejoice…Fractured But Whole Has Finally Arrived!


If you’re a South Park fan, chances are for the past 3 1/2 years since the release of South Park The Stick Of Truth, you’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of the new highly anticipated game South Park Fractured But Whole.  The wait is finally over, and once you get your hands on this game it’s easy to understand why this is going to be one of the hottest video games this holiday season.



About the game:

In this epic new game you will delve into the crime-ridden underbelly of South Park.  Created alongside South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, The Fractured but Whole once again lets players become the New Kid in South Park, joining Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman in a hilarious and outrageous RPG adventure.  This time, you will find yourself part of the dedicated group of crime fighters known as Coon and Friends (fronted by Eric Cartman’s superhero alter-ego, The Coon.)  Team up with Mysterion, Toolshed, Human Kite, Mosquito, Mint Berry Crunch and a host of others to battle the forces of evil while Coon strives to make his team the most beloved superheroes in history.



Who’s in the game?  Aside from the usual cast of South Park characters (all with superhero aliases) you’ll also come across the Crab People, Jesus, Randy and even Morgan Freeman who know runs a South Park taco joint which doubles as a potion-concocting station.  Just don’t try and fight him…nobody messes with Morgan Freeman.

Gameplay is very similar to the original, but this time you’re out there completing superhero missions to fill out your character sheet.  The character creation stages now also include a chance to choose your race, which also determines your difficulty level.  The darker skin tone your choose, the harder the difficulty level will be as you’ll get less money for achievements and people will noticeably treat you worse.  The new mini-games are lots of fun and are a really great addition to the game.

The game may be a little slow to start, but after a while it will open up into the signature absurdity that is South Park, and you’ll be fighting everything from Professor Chaos’ minions to the infamous Crab People.  It wouldn’t be South Park without a super-shock factor, and if you thought the Stick of Truth’s zombie Nazi fetuses were a shock, you haven’t seen anything yet.

In this fun new addition to the South Park family, you will recruit up to 12 members of Coon and Friends to your cause, including Mysterion, The Human Kite, and the infamous Coon himself.  Combine your special powers with the heroes from Coon and Friends to eliminate anyone that gets in your way and defeat the dark power that has spread its evil tentacles over South Park.  By the end of the game you’ll have a whole arsenal of characters to choose from that have been hand selected to form your team.  While the raunchiness of the game may not be for everyone, it was absolute perfection for me, and I know other South Park fans will love this game just as much as me.

If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, you seriously need to check it out.  In just under 2 minutes you’ll be completely sold (TRUST ME) and you’ll see why the much anticipated game is a huge hit among South Park fans all over the globe.

Ubisoft seriously out-did themselves this time!  Make sure you follow Ubisoft on their social media channels so you don’t miss any of the great games and upcoming releases Ubisoft has to offer:


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

The Coolest Toys From TOMY Every Kid Wants This Holiday Season


With the holiday season right around the corner, I know we’re all on the hunt for the greatest toys for all the kiddos on our shopping lists this year.  There are a couple new toys from TOMY that are going to be on the top of every little one’s wish list, and here’s your first look at them!

If you know a little one who loves Pokemon, you have to check out the new Petite Pals Collection!  The Petite Pals Collection is a brand new world of stylized Pokémon figures the have the most convenient suction cups on the bottom for less-frustrating play time.  These little Pokemon characters are cute and lovable, paired with thematic accessories and lifestyle playsets that empower fans to create and share their own stories.

Check out this super cute Pokemon Petite Pals Escape In The Forest Playset.  My daughter has felt pretty left out in the Pokemon craze.  Of course, her older brothers are SUPER into Pokemon and most of the toys seem to be really geared towards boys.  This playset is the perfect way for kids of all ages and genders to get in on the Pokemon fun while creating their own all new adventures.  All of the figures and accessories included in this playset feature miniature suction cups, making play exciting and customizable.  Your little one can discover this delightful tree house destination and get their Pokemon to explore the wild.  For each of the items included that need stickers added to them there are two sets of stickers so you can pick and choose exactly how you want to customize your playset, how cool is that?  Spend some quiet time on the swing or send your packages upstairs thanks to the manual elevator.  There are 24 accessory pieces included as well as Pikachu, Oshawott, Fennekin,  and Fletchling characters.

If your kiddos are like mine, they LOVE video games (in moderation of course)!  For the gamer and tech lovers on your list, comes the all new Lightseekers!  This fun action adventure role playing game is built for mobile devices.  Lightseekers is the perfect fusion of fantasy and reality combined with smart action figures, trading cards, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and SO much more!  The action figures are by far some of the coolest that are integrated into a game.  These super cool figures deliver real-time two-way interaction between your hero and the game.  They talk, vibrate, and use different colored lights to show status and to help guide gameplay.  As if that weren’t cool enough, players can magically control their in-game character by moving the toy.  That’s right, your figure can actually act as the controller

After you download the app and choose your race, get ready for the fun!  There’s a 2-3 minute video before you get into any gameplay setting up the scene for where the Lightseekers come in.

As you play through the game, the quests are laid out where it’s easy to understand.  Your cursor around your character will help guide you in the right direction should you get lost.  As you play you’ll unlock new abilities and level up your character as well as gain armor.   Equipping a weapon or accessory onto an action figure will have an immediate effect in the game and vice versa, opening up new abilities and adventures.

For a little more information about Lightseekers, make sure you check out the video below!!

This holiday season spoil the kiddos on your shopping list with these amazing TOMY toys!


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

Destiny 2 Is Finally Here! Here’s Why You NEED The Collector’s Edition

Destiny 2 is finally here!  From the makers of the acclaimed hit game Destiny, comes the much-anticipated sequel and fans everywhere are rejoicing.  This game is an action shooter that takes you on an epic journey across the solar system.

If you’re a fan of the game, you absolutely have to get your hands on the Collector’s Edition!  It has absolutely everything a collector could want, and then some.  This epic Destiny 2 Collector’s Edition comes with:

  • Destiny 2 base game
  • Two(2) Destiny 2 Expansion Passes: offering brand new story missions, cooperative activities, competitive multiplayer, and a wealth of new weapons, armor, and gear.
  • Premium digital content including Legendary Sword, Legendary Player Emote, and Cabal Empire Themed Emblem.
  • Destiny 2 – Frontier Bag, which is a customizeable bag that can be worn as a backpack or messenger bag, also featuring a 15″ Laptop/Tablet Sleeve with protective pocket slip.
  • Frontier Kit, featuring a solar panel USB charger with built-in light, Paracord, and Solar blanket
  • Limited Edition Steelbook Case
  • Cabal-themed Collector’s Box, containing: Booklet with secrets into the Cabal Empire, Cabal Schematic, Collectible Postcard Images, and Cabal Military Pawns.

About the game:

Humanity’s last safe city has fallen to an overwhelming invasion force, led by Ghaul, the imposing commander of the brutal Red Legion.  He has stripped the city’s Guardians of their power, and forced the survivors to flee. You will venture to mysterious, unexplored worlds of our solar system to discover an arsenal of weapons and devastating new combat abilities. To defeat the Red Legion and confront Ghaul, you must reunite humanity’s scattered heroes, stand together, and fight back to reclaim our home.

Gameplay Features:

  • Rich cinematic story campaign.
  • Multiple cooperative game modes for epic, social fun.
  • Intense 4v4 competitive multiplayer matches, including 5 different PVP modes.
  • Expansive, never-before-seen worlds and spaces to explore.
  • Customize your character’s weapons and armor with an all-new array of gear.
  • Discover Lost Sectors, complete new Adventure missions, or rally to Public Events with other Guardians.
  • Introducing a brand new Guided Games system that helps players find like-minded groups to experience Destiny 2’s most challenging activities, like the Raid.

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the live-action extended trailer for Destiny 2 “New Legends Will Rise” below:


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

Epic Adventure Awaits with Destiny – The Collection #Review


Just in time for the holiday season, Activision has released Destiny – The Collection and it has quickly made it’s way to the top of most holiday wish lists this year.   Destiny – The Collection is an all access pass to one of the best-selling franchises in video game history!  Two years of content have been packed into one epic offering, including the new Rise of Iron expansion.


Destiny – The Collection features the following FIVE adventures:

  • Destiny – Original award-winning game
  • The Dark Below – Expansion I
  • House of Wolves – Expansion II
  • The Taken King – First Major Expansion
  • Rise of Iron – Destiny’s newest adventure


Destiny is a game that comes from the creators of Halo, and the company that brought you Call of Duty.  In Destiny you play as a Guardian of the last city on Earth who is able to wield incredible power.  Go on some of the most epic adventures exploring the ancient ruins of our solar system from the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus.  Defeat Earth’s enemies and reclaim all that we have lost while becoming a legend.

There are various game modes so you can choose how you want to let the story unfold.  Venture out alone or join up with friends, the choice is yours.

Destiny – The Collection Game Modes:

  • Crucible- Enter the Crucible to hone your competitive skills against other Guardians in arenas that span the solar system. Victory will earn you rewards and reputation.
  • Patrol- Revisit the worlds you have discovered to aid the City in their exploration efforts, seek out valuable resources in order to upgrade your weapons and gear, and link up with other brave Guardians roaming the frontier in search of action and adventure.
  • Strike (cooperative multiplayer)- Form a Fireteam, three Guardians strong. Infiltrate an enemy stronghold, cutting through wave after wave of enemy ranks emboldened by their fierce, battle-hardened leaders. Confront an enemy worthy of only the bravest Guardians.
  • Tower (Third Person Social Space)- Home of the Guardians, the Tower is a third person social hub where you can regroup, rearm, and form new alliances before venturing beyond the safety of the City’s walls.
  • Story- Destiny features a rich, cinematic story, centered on your quest to discover and explore the remains of humanity’s Golden Age. As a Guardian, you must venture beyond our walls, into a wild and dangerous frontier, and take the fight to ancient evil forces hell bent on our destruction.

In Destiny – The Collection you can even personalize and upgrade every aspect of how you look and fight.   There’s a nearly limitless combination of armor, weapons, and visual customizations so you can make your character truly your own.  Take your upgraded character into every mode and enjoy your game your way.

Get the gamer in your life the most epic gift this holiday season…Destiny – The Collection.


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***


Skylanders Countdown to Creation



Launching on October 12th, the NEW Skylanders Creator app will bring creation to your fingertips and let you create Skylanders on the go!

The Skylanders Creator app provides a fun, on-of-a-kind experience for all Skylanders fans by allowing them to create new Imaginators on the go, anytime, anywhere!  Featuring the same creation tools available in the new Skylanders Imaginators console game, players now have more ways of expressing their creativity and love for Skylanders…and all right at their fingertips!

The unprecedented innovation in Skylanders Imaginators gives all players – even those with unconnected consoles – a variety of ways to create. Players can simply download Skylanders Creator for free from their mobile devices’ app store to begin creating Imaginators from scratch or magically transfer their created characters from the console game to the app using special audio technology!

For the first time in toys-to-life history, fans can immortalize their Skylanders Imaginator creations in physical form on demand in a variety of creation-to-life ways using Skylanders Creator including:

  • 3D Printed Imaginator Figure – Leveraging the robust creation tools in Skylanders Imaginators, now fans can bring their 3D created character from the digital world to life in the physical world as a 3D printed Skylanders Imaginator figure. The custom printed Imaginator arrives in full color, posed on a base and enclosed in a clear protective dome, making it a true collector’s item. The figure is fully playable in the Skylanders Imaginators console game! Quantities for the 3D printed characters will be limited.
  • Imaginator Card – Fans can purchase a high-quality, custom trading card emblazoned with a full color image of their creation! The character card is fully playable in the Skylanders Imaginators console game! Simply place the card on the Portal of Power and watch your creation come to life! While the card image will remain the same, players will have the flexibility to change the in-game version of the character (e.g., appearance, weapons, catchphrase, etc.) saved on the card any way they want using the creation tools at any time.
  • Imaginator T-Shirt – Portal Masters can also show off their Imaginator on a high-quality, customized T-shirt featuring an image of their very own creation! Available for order through the app, created Imaginators will be printed in full color on the front of the shirt along with the character’s Battle Class, Element and name!


As if the Skylanders Creator app wasn’t fun enough…if you’re looking for more Skylanders fun, you’ve got it!

The new Skylanders Imaginators will hit store shelves on October 16th!  The highly anticipated game empowers players to unleash their imaginations by giving them the freedom to create their very own Skylanders characters. Portal Masters will enjoy the immense possibilities available in the game including appearance, powers, abilities, names, catchphrases, musical themes and much more to create the wildest Skylanders imaginable.  The game will also feature Sensei characters including this year’s guest stars Crash Bandicoot, Dr. Neo Cortex and Kaos. The game is available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 1, Xbox 360 and WiiU.

AND…Skylanders Academy is the highly anticipated, original, animated program that will be coming to Netflix on October 28th.  My kids and I can’t wait to see Skylanders Academy!  Since it debuts on a Friday, we’ve planned a big Skylanders Academy viewing party with my kids and their friends…it’s going to be a blast!!

Week 31 On Nutrisystem…Inspiring Those Around You #NSNation #Ad


Week 31 on Nutrisystem already?  Time sure does fly when you’re having fun!  This past week I lost 1 lb bringing my total so far to 45.2 lbs lost!  That’s pretty incredible to me…this plan just keeps amazing me day after day.  I guess it must be amazing friends to, I experienced a week full of friends and family asking me millions of questions!


I must be getting to that stage in my weight loss where others are finding the results impressive.  This week family and friends kept me super busy with waves of questions about Nutrisystem and I was SO happy to answer them all.  I love breaking down how simple the plan is to follow, no matter how busy you are.  Even a picky eater like myself can find enough foods to keep me happy and not bored, so I don’t feel deprived at all.  I love explaining the TONS of ways to customize this plan and make it your own, you don’t have to keep it bland and boring…that will get old fast and lead you off track.  I never thought I would be in the position that I am now, as I was told so often this week, a huge inspiration to those close to me that are struggling with weight loss as well.  So far 2 close friends have started Nutrisystem and are loving the results they’re seeing themselves, and I love seeing that they’re going to be happier, healthier, and live longer lives for the ones who love them.

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Nutrisystem is providing (Stephany of Stephany’s Sweet Life) with their program free of charge for their participation in their blogger program: Nutrisystem Nation Blogger program. All of my thoughts and opinion are my own. My opinion may differ from yours. See my disclosure statement for more info.