Cozmo is an intelligent robot that will fake you out


Cozmo is an intelligent robot that will fake you out

Cozmo is a new robot toy from Anki, the makes of Overdrive. He has is own A.I. and makes choices on what to do base on his personality. He moves like a Pixar character because the locomotion team use the tools (and talent) previously reserved only for films and video-games. This makes Cozmo feel like [...]

Cozmo is next Anki robot


Cozmo is next Anki robot

If you like Anki Overdrive then check out the next big robot revolution from Anki: Cozmo. Available initially in the US for $179.99.

Hands on with Lego Dimensions Wave 6 and beyond


Hands on with Lego Dimensions Wave 6 and beyond

At this year’s E3 Expo in LA attendees have been able to give the new characters and levels in Lego Dimensions Wave 6 a try. Don’t worry though, we have you covered with this video of all the best bits. We also have a close look at the packaging for these packs:

Sonic, ET, Harry Potter and Goonies come to Lego Dimensions


Sonic, ET, Harry Potter and Goonies come to Lego Dimensions

The next few waves of Lego Dimensions will add another 16 franchises to the game. Revealed in today’s E3 trailer, things are looking up for Lego Dimensions Wave 6 and beyond. Today Lego Dimensions Wave 6 swells its ranks with the addition of Adventure Time, Mission Impossible,  The A-Team and Harry Potter. These will be followed by expansion packs for Fantastic Beasts and Where to [...]

Anki Overdrive super trucks


Anki Overdrive super trucks

Anki Overdrive was already a lot of fun racing cars around the snap together circuits. Now you can add big-rig trucks to the battles as well. Two new supertrucks have been announced today in the form of Freewheel and X52, each adds new modes and ways to play. They are three times longer than the [...]

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PJ Masks HQ playset revealed


PJ Masks HQ playset revealed

Although it had been spotted in rudimentary form at the New York Toy Fair, today we have our first proper look at the final version of the PJ Masks HQ playset. Owlette, Gekko, Cat Boy, Romeo, Night Ninja and Luna Girl all feature in high details. They can all move their arms. The HQ itself [...]

PJ Masks video games launch on iOS and web


PJ Masks video games launch on iOS and web

If you’ve not seen it, PJ Masks is a new and popular cartoon that airs in the UK on Disney Junior. Until now it has lacked one thing, a video-game.  Happily then, eOne Family have just revealed its launch of the first two PJ Masks games for the show, available via tis iOS app and website. These are both [...]

Yo-Kai Watch materialises in the UK


Yo-Kai Watch materialises in the UK

Although we’ve had to wait longer for the game in the UK, today sees the release of Yo-Kai Watch on 3DS. As ever, FamilyGamerTV have been testing out the game with families and it’s got a resounding thumbs up. As a great complement to games like Pokemon or Fantasy Life, Yo-Kai Watch offers it’s own [...]

Win Anki Overdrive cars and track by creating imaginative circuits


Win Anki Overdrive cars and track by creating imaginative circuits

Over on the Family Gamer YouTube channel you can earn a chance to win Anki Overdrive expansions and cars. Simply create an imaginative Anki track and submit it to their playlist. Details of the contest are available on the website and the video posted here. To enter, create an imaginative and creative Anki set-up then add a short film [...]

Infinite Arms is Skylanders for grown ups


Infinite Arms is Skylanders for grown ups

Infinite Arms takes the basic premise of toys to life and turns it into something for grownups by injecting massive modular robot toys. It sounds like a car crash but actually looks rather special.

‘Tio’ brings old toys-to-life with snap and play robotics


‘Tio’ brings old toys-to-life with snap and play robotics

Toys to Life is a great category for products using screens to augment physical toys. Tio takes the idea in another more affordable direction by bringing your old toys to life with its robotic motorized light-up blocks. Tio Lego designs, Tio 3D prints, Tio papercraft — the combinations are endless.

Zelda in Google Maps, well Link actually


Zelda in Google Maps, well Link actually

Today’s the day when Twilight Princess launches on Wii U. Seemingly to celebrate Google have changed the usually nondescript orange man into Link for Street Veiw: This introduces a secondary game. How many people call Link, Zelda today?

PJ Masks website brings games, craft and 3D characters


PJ Masks website brings games, craft and 3D characters

A new website for PJ Masks that offers upcoming games, downloadable craft, clips from the show and full character bios has just appeared online. This follows the recent news of the Just Play line of toys to support the show at Toy Fair: PJ Masks Outfits and Masks PJ Masks Figures PJ Masks Headquarters Play-Set [...]

Terraria beats Minecraft to Wii U Gamepad


Terraria beats Minecraft to Wii U Gamepad

We’ve had Minecraft on the Wii U for some time now, and Terraria still isn’t out. However in this exclusive look at upcoming features it’s clear that Terraria Wii U is aiming substantially higher, in terms of platform specific features, than Minecraft. Along with the Gamepad goodness are some interesting new ways to play Terraria [...]