Dec 222016

How much do you love Minecraft?  If I were to ask my daughter that question the answer would be her hands spread wide paired with an ear-to-ear grin as she exclaimed “this much!”.

Fun and unexpected Minecraft gifts to give this year, like the stop-motion movie maker or Xbox One S bundle

Minecraft is all about the blocks – creating entire worlds and all their contents out of cubes made from a variety of material types.  She plays in creative mode only so she gets an unlimited supply of building supplies.  She has created a number of seriously impressive buildings, including an entire zoo and a world full of huge dinosaur statues. Continue reading »

Apr 292015

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

I’ve been a “gamer girl” for as long as I can remember.  In the 3rd grade my elementary school let us sign up to bring home the classroom PC every now and then.  I remember playing a fairly basic computer game on a green screen and loving every second of it.

Gamer girl (or guy)? Take your gaming on the go with the AMD FX APU HP Envy Touchsmart Gaming Laptop

Fast forward a few (okay, a lot) of years and games have come a long way.  And so have the specs you need on a decent machine to run most of them.  In a lot of cases, that means having a serious gaming tower if you want to play any of the newer, resource-intensive games. Continue reading »