It really seems gets more and more fun with each Just Dance release from Ubisoft.  The latest is Just Dance 4 ($25 on Amazon with free shipping), and it's out just in time for the holidays with a huge selection of hits and songs you'll recognize and have a blast getting your groove on to with. The fun thing about the Just Dance games is that … [Read more...]

The mere mention of the band ABBA makes me smile as it holds so many fond college memories.  I imagine it's the same for many of you out there.  I danced during many late nights to "Dancing Queen" and "Take A Chance on Me" with my sorority sisters and friends and we were always those "Woo" girls when an ABBA song came on. I also went the … [Read more...]

If you follow any of my game reviews, you know I'm a big fan of dancing Wii games.   Anything that gets me or my kids moving  is a big plus in my opinion.  I still regularly work out to Ubisoft's Dance Party 2 when I can't make it to the gym.  It's a huge workout when you do it for an extended period of time!  My kids like to dance along with … [Read more...]

I just love the trend towards more and more active Wii games.  The latest that's a ton of fun is Ubisoft's Gold's Gym Dance Workout, recently released on August 17th.  There are five different types of Latin Dance that you can exercise to on this game - Salsa, Samba, Cumbia, Reggaeton and Merengue. But my favorite is the Cardio Boxing, which … [Read more...]

My kids received a lot of games under the tree. And you know my love of games. Some highlights (with quotes from the kiddos): Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage When Big opened this one my 27 year old sister let out a sigh, "I really wanted that one!" Well, too bad, so sad, Big loves this game and he's not giving it up. This game isn't just … [Read more...]

I was sent several of Ubisoft’s Imagine series for the Nintendo DS. Can I just tell you how cool these are? If I had the Imagine series (and a DS) when I was a tween I would have been able to live my dreams virtually, to give them a try before jumping in and trying out a career. In Imagine Teacher Class Trip, tweens oversee a class on an … [Read more...]