First Love: Score

Memories of a beanbag...and so much more.

Scott Heydt recalls a first for him when he was 12 years old.

Juggling Real and Online Life For Our Kids

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In a world where we become more and more dependent on technology, Doug Zeigler tries find an equilibrium between the real and online worlds for his children.

Open Thread: Best Childhood Toy

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However many or however few toys you had, you know there was one that stood out.

In Defense of My Husband’s Gaming

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People warned Wendy Zamora that falling in love with a gamer was a big mistake. All these years later, she’s glad she didn’t listen.

Dad Hacks Donkey Kong So Daughter Can Save Mario

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When his three year old daughter wanted to save Mario instead of Pauline, Mike Mika decided to make that happen.

My 2 Year Old Is Addicted to Video Games

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Stay at home dad Chris Bernholdt carefully screens games before playing them with his kids. What could go wrong?

“But I Know It’s Not Real!” – Kids, Video Games and Guns

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Samuel Sattin introduces a new generation to the latest in violent video games, and realizes that much has changed since the days of Zelda and Duck Hunt.

Greatest Video Games Ever: The Confusing History of Super Mario Brothers 2

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With its garish graphics and bizarre battles, Super Mario Brothers 2 seemed to come out of nowhere. Video game expert Nathan White discusses its curious, confusing origins.

Man Sells Video Game Collection for $1.2 Million

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You knew saving all your old Nintendo games would pay off!

Greatest Video Games Ever: How Secret of Mana Perfected the Action RPG

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Video game expert Nathan White explains why Square’s Secret of Mana, not Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda, represents the pinnacle of action RPG development.

The Ten Best Movie/TV Nintendo Games (not made by Capcom)

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Vintage gaming expert Nathan White takes us on a walk down nostalgia lane, examining ten Nintendo adaptations that weren’t completely awful

Culture: Feds Want Ways To Hack Video Game Consoles [@akilshohen]

Johnny Law thinks there’s evidence in your console, and they wanna way to get it out!

One Billion Reasons Why Your Kids Should Spend More Time on the Computer

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Dad blogger ‘Showtime’ wants his children to embrace technology without fear. The reasons are endless.

Gaming: Lego Batman 2 Announced [@akilshohen]

The world’s finest are getting squared off in a new multiplatform adventure game, due out this summer.

Great Moments in Greatness: Shall We Play A Game?

Taking your way back for a momentary visit with the digital King of Pop.

Remember: It’s Saturday, What Else Are We Gonna Do?

Don’t even bother changing out of your PJs, nobody’s leaving the house today!