Video Games

The New Video Game, FrogLeap, is for Tweens and Coded Entirely by 100 Kids

LeapLearner, an ed-tech company based in Shanghai, published the new video game “FrogLeap” which was created and coded entirely by kids. The rising startup brought together children ages 4-15 to create what is probably the world’s most collaboratively coded video game. The massive hackathon where the game was created took place during Yomo Shanghai as part of GSMA […]

[Video] Everything Parents Need to Know About the Pokémon Go Game

What’s Pokémon Go? Is a free mobile game that you can downoad via an app on Apple & Android phones. It’s based on Nintendo‘s Pokémon franchise that whats uber-popular among tweens  in the late 90s. With these fans now on their 30s, this is a nostalgia game for them PLUS also appealing to today’s teens & tweens […]

[Video] Watch the First-Ever Interactive Game for the Outdoors

In the current, digitally-saturated world, studies have shown that kids are spending 60 hours per week consuming media1 and less than 60 minutes playing outside. Springfree Trampoline and new outdoor digital gaming company tgoma launched the first outdoor interactive digital gaming system that encourages kids to go outside and be active –Springfree featuring tgoma. By combining the […]

Tween Online Videogamers Can Now Enjoy “Skylanders SuperChargers” in Nintendo Wii and 3DS

For the first time in Skylanders history, its maker (Activision) will bring the online multiplayer experience to the #1 kids’ videogame franchise worldwide.  Skylanders SuperChargers Racing will now be available for Wii and Nintendo 3DS and on September 20th, Skylanders SuperChargers will allow fans to play the game with friends and family across the globe via online multiplayer on their […]

[PHOTOS] Latina Tweens & Teens Go #STEM in Latinitas’ Code Chica event in Austin

Latinitas, a non-profit empowering Latina teens & tweens through media & technology, held the Code Chica Conference this past April 19th in Austin Community College Eastview Campus. Latina girls ages 9-18 were able to design video games from start to finish –  first with art and theater since video games are very cinematic,and then to the development […]

E is for Violence

A Dad’s Struggle with Violent Video Games By Jorge Hernandez When my daughter Sabrina was born, ten years ago, Barney, the purple talking dinosaur, was the rage for kids along with Elmo, the red Muppet.  I swore back then, before she was born, that I would not submit her to that type of empty entertainment. […]