Today, we’ll be checking out the hottest games, both for indoor and outdoor play.

Ready to game? Fortnite is definitely on the forefront of the gaming universe. On Android, Fortnite will soon be available for direct download via Fortnite.com. Fortnite will not be available through the Google Play Store (probably because Google wants a 30% cut of each download). Fortnite on Android supports full Cross Play and Cross Progression with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac, and iOS. Click here to sign up to be notified when it’s available: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/mobile/android/sign-up

fortnite-square.jpg

You don’t need to be plugged in to have a good time. You won’t get bored with traditional board games like Uno Dos, Exploding Kittens, and One Night Ultimate Werewolf, which is the perfect social icebreaker for friends as this hidden-identity game creates a fun way to learn about others. Click here to check it out: https://amzn.to/2MIzdFx

one-night-werewolf.jpg

Outfit7’s new endless runner game continues the Talking Tom series with Talking Tom Candy Run where players slide, run, jump, and depending on your character’s unique superpower, even surf your way through fantastical worlds overflowing with candy.  Click here to check out this FREE Android App.

talking-tom.jpg

 

Dr. Panda HomeDesigner is the first in a series of augmented reality-powered toys that bridge physical and digital play. This free app works with a special kit with special markers and flashcards. Users can install the app on up to three devices at the same time. Click here to check it out: https://amzn.to/2nDL5hp

drpandascanflashcard_500.jpg
Deck Nine Games’ Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a worthy prequel in the series available on multi-platforms. Your choices in the character’s lives make a significant difference in this episodic and dramatic adventure installment where players can now experience Chloe’s friendship with her new friend Rachel. You can download it for your game console or get the PC version by clicking here.

life-is-strange.jpg

Test your knowledge with the HQ Live Trivia Game Show with the chance to win some real dough. Jump in and compete in 12-minute games that currently occur twice on weekdays and once on weekends. Just go to the app store for your phone to download.

trivia-hq.jpg

Jackbox Party Packs also offer fun trivia gameplay for up to eight players. You can download it for your gaming console, Fire TV, or play on PC with Steam.

jackbox-party-pack.jpg

Note from Cyn – (This is my favorite way to entertain a crowd!)

Daybreak Games’ H1Z1: Battle Royale is an action-packed, free-to-play shooter now with new weapons, a new vehicle and special content It’s available for PS4 and PC.

ps4.jpg

The multiplayer racer Rocket League, battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), farming simulator Stardew Valley, also offer unique game escapes.

stardew-valley.jpg

Want an arcade game in your room, but don’t have the room? Go mini with the Space Invaders Tiny Arcade game. Click here to check out this 4-inch tall beauty: https://amzn.to/2KTYZow

space-invaders.jpg

Want to get creative? Avoid artistic messes and have all the creative fun with the Magic Sketch art tablet for kids, which has a flexible LCD screen that is transparent so kids can trace using stencils or their own images.

magic-sketch.jpg

This durable tablet also includes a protector guard, one roller, three stamps, 20 learning stencils, 20 game stencils and 20 art stencils plus a free accompanying app. Click this link to learn more: https://amzn.to/2Pbp06r

Rather go outside and play? Check out these great gadgets.

roxs-2-square

The A-Champs ROXS 2S, available exclusively at https://www.playroxs.com, gets one or more people of all ages moving with a nice mix of new experiences and playground classics. This system connects to a free app (iOS and Android), so there is no need for a screen plus users will get new experiences every month.

ROXs 2S_500.jpg

These fun experiences can be enjoyed inside or outdoors thanks to durable components and decent connectivity. The interactive options are numerous and fun for all ages. Accessories for the base include a special band where users can tie it to a tree, other object, or even a person. The ROXS 2S is made from durable, shock resistant material used in fighter jets. The base included a speaker and glowing light, which adds considerable appeal.

Connectivity can be a challenge for outside play, but we did not encounter any issue when keep the app-activated device within about 30 yards of the base. This system also includes eight bright yellow PEBBs, which resemble a very durable guitar pick and have various animal characters printed on them. The PEBBS also contain an RFID chip and a QR code on the outside.

Custom made skateboards are possible with masterpieces from artist Bear Walker who works miracles out of his Alabama shop.

bear-walker-boards.jpg

Each board is strategically carved out of wood to create more traction than standard grip tape, while also making a statement with a design that shows true individuality. These works are built to ride….but more importantly, they’re built to last. Click here to check these beauties out: https://bearwalker.com/

Update your outdoor eating time with the machine washable Picnic Time Vista blanket that unzips into a full blanket that can even double as an indoor throw blanket. Click here to check it out: https://amzn.to/2Ba8fFv

blanket-tote.jpg

Feel like a run? Under Amour’s breathable and durable HOVR running shoes started with an idea to build a superior T-shirt plus they have built-in sensors that can pair with the MapMyRun app (iOS or Android).

shoes.jpg

Follow this link to learn more: https://amzn.to/2Ba90hP

 

Cardiff Skates lets you skate comfortably in your own shoes (check out http://www.cardiffskate.com/pages/how-it-works)! Thanks to the patented wheel configuration and Automatic Size Adjustment™ technology, Cardiff Skates expand in size so you won’t have to buy a new pair of skates every time a kid outgrows its shoes.

cardiff-skates.jpg

Click here to check out adult and kid sizes on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KPtM64

Need a spot for your bike? The Racor B-1R Solo Vertical Bike Rack maximizes your space. It conveniently mounts to the wall and protects your ride with rubber hooks.

bike-rack.jpg

Click here to check it out: https://amzn.to/2P6w18e

~ Mike Siebenaler