Category Archives: Games

Happy Birthday Quirky Tech! (and a PopCap Giveaway)

Quirky Tech turns one in just a few days (August 29th, to be exact) and we’re going to celebrate with some fun giveaways. I mean, who doesn’t love free games and gadgets right? We’re kicking things off with some games from a really cool casual gaming company: PopCap! [more]

Spot it! Game Review

Spot it! Game Review

I’m always on the lookout for good family games that allow people of different ages to play with a level playing field. It’s a bonus for me if they are portable and thought-provoking. The first time I saw Spot it! was at the Marbles: The Brain Store grand opening and I thought it was pretty… [more]

Carnival Island–A Review

Carnival Island is a family game for PlayStation 3 with Move. As the name suggests, the game is a collection of carnival mini-games such as Mini Bowl (aka Skee Ball), Coin Toss and Shooting Gallery. Set in a magical, but long-abandoned carnival this is a fun game for the whole family. [more]

Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One Review

My husband and I enjoy playing video games together. Unfortunately, where I am a gamer, he’s a Gamer. He likes a wider range of game, plays more often than I do, and is generally more skilled than I am. It makes it challenging to find games that we enjoy playing together. Typically he’s bored, I’m… [more]

Everybody Dance Video Game Review

Yeah, I like dancing video games. It’s ironic, since I can’t dance to save my life. I think it’s some leftover dream of being a performer. Anyway. Everybody Dance for the PlayStation 3 with Move gives you the chance to dance – and sing, if you’d like – to a variety of popular songs from… [more]

Marbles: The Brain Store–Heaven in a Mall

Marbles: The Brain Store–Heaven in a Mall

I recently had the opportunity to attend a preview of the new Marbles: The Brain Store in the Northshore Mall in Peabody, MA. It’s a great store full of books, games, puzzles, toys, software and novelties, all designed to challenge and stimulate your mind. My kind of heaven, honestly. Which is why I jumped at… [more]

Zelda Goes Gold with 25 Years

The Zelda franchise turns 25 this year, but I guess no one told Nintendo that it is a silver anniversary. Instead, they’re celebrating with gold. Gold paint, that is. In honor of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (coming out in November), Nintendo has announced a special bundle that will include the game, a snazzy… [more]

Day 26– Just Dance with Ubisoft

Day 26– Just Dance with Ubisoft

This is Day 26 in the 40 Days of Giveaways. If you follow me on About.com at all, you know that I’m a big fan of the dance games from Ubisoft. We’ve got Just Dance, Just Dance 2, Dance on Broadway, Just Dance Kids and Michael Jackson: The Experience. We have the first four for… [more]

FlipOut–A Family Game Review

FlipOut–A Family Game Review

You may remember some past reviews of Gamewright Games on Quirky Fusion. I enjoyed one of them so much that I included it on the Go-To Gift Guide for Birthdays and Other Special Occasions. We recently received a copy of one of Gamewright’s new games, FlipOut, and it didn’t disappoint. FlipOut is a unique card… [more]