Posts tagged #video games

Norman's Sky - The Magic Hour Show 60

During this Magic Hour, Ryan, Mikey, and Dee discuss No Man's Sky, AM2R, YouTube cover songs and Mikey's journey to be a Pokémon master. (43:37/40MB)

Picks of the week:

Ryan - “Beat Bugs” - Netflix children’s series using Beatles songs as framing for stories.
Dee - Ryan stole my pick!! My toddler loves Beat Bugs! Okay, fine. Ask the Storybots - another Netflix children’s series with lots of cameos, like Kevin Smith, Weird Al, Tim Meadows… educational and amusing.  
Mikey - TextExpander

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Posted on August 18, 2016 and filed under Show.

Angry Gamers and Toddlers - The Magic Hour Show 52

This week Eugene and Ryan sit down for a talk about Miitomo, a little NX teaser, and game delays, which leads to a discussion about parenting and behaviour in general. Also TV shows! (57:05/52.2MB)

Picks of the week:
Ryan - Wayward Pines TV show on Fox
Eugene - So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation TV show on Fox

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Posted on June 1, 2016 and filed under Show.

Buy or no buy update - The Magic Hour Show 51

Join Eugene, Ryan and Mikey as they discuss the things that they have or have not bought this week, the news and what we've been playing. Check it! (1:09:03/63.3MB)

Eugene's PC Build can be found here: Super Quiet Studio PC Skylake Xeon

Picks of the week:
Ryan - "Toddlers are A**holes: It's Not Your Fault" by Bunmi Laditan
Mikey - Comixology Unlimited
Eugene - DC Universe Rebirth #1


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Posted on May 26, 2016 and filed under Show.

The Mommy Gamers Visit - The Magic Hour Show 46

It's The Mommy Gamers! Marcia Morgan and Desirai Labrada join Eugene and Dee to talk Neko Atsume, Stardew Valley, IKEA VR and more! (1:06:20/60.6MB)

Picks of the week:
Dee - Weighted blankets for sleeping cozily
Marcia - McDonalds Monopoly Time
Desirai - Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Eugene - Star Wars The Force Awakens is out on disc

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Posted on April 8, 2016 and filed under Show.

Gaming Vistas - The Magic Hour Show 43

What's your favourite vista in a video game? We name ours, plus talk about the Nintendo Direct, and games we've been playing, all on the latest Magic Hour Show! (53:07/48.6MB)

What we've been playing:

Ryan: Disney Matching, Bravely Second Demo, Portal 2
Eugene: Fallout Shelter (Android), Portal 2
Mikey: Broforce, Gauntlet
Dee: Fire Emblem Fates, The World Ends with You (iOS)

Picks of the week:
Ryan - Cacafe coconut coffee
Eugene - A little late, probably over by the time you hear this, but… Humble Book Bundle Pathfinder RPG (yep, it's over)
Mikey - Calcbot for iOS
Dee - Who’s Your Daddy? on Steam

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Posted on March 9, 2016 and filed under Show.

Personalization in Games - The Magic Hour Show 41

This week Eugene and Ryan disagree on whether or not to name characters in games. Project X Zone, XCOM, Fire Emblem Fates, Zelda's 30th, and more! (1:03:14/57.9MB)

Picks of the week:
Ryan - Amazon Prime Music
Eugene - Eating an apple without wasting the core

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Posted on February 24, 2016 and filed under Show.

My First Shooter - The Magic Hour Show 31

The gang's all here with a new show, talking about Fallout 4, Animal Crossing Amiibo (Festival), 3DS Badge Arcade, and the Steam Controller. For our topic we discuss recommendations for a kid's first shooter. All this and more! (1:11:32/65.5MB)

Picks of the week:
Eugene - “No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind” - by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. http://www.drdansiegel.com/books/no_drama_discipline/
Mikey - Logic - The Incredible True Story available on iTunes
Ryan - Candy Land, the board game
 

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Posted on November 18, 2015 and filed under Show.

In the Sandbox - The Magic Hour Show 25

This week Eugene and Ryan are joined by Adam Roffel from gamesreviews.com as we talk about creating in games. Super Mario Maker tops the list, and creative uses for it from a parents' perspective. (1:15:28/69.1MB)

Magic Hour Picks of the week:
Ryan - Super Mario Maker
Adam - PDP Afterglow AG7 Xbox One Headset
Eugene - Construct 2 from scirra.com

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Posted on September 19, 2015 and filed under Show.

Summertime - The Magic Hour Show 19

We are back this week with a relaxed summertime show with Mikey and Chris Cesarano, talking Godzilla, and summer gaming favourites! (1:28:37/81.2MB)

Magic Hour Picks of the Week:

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Show 20 will be recorded on August 11th! Until then!

Posted on July 29, 2015 and filed under Show.

Splatoon takes over - The Magic Hour Show 012

Andy Robertson from Family Gamer TV joins Ryan and Eugene to talk about games for kids, and much talk about Splatoon.

Games we played:

  • Andy: Sproggiwood, Alto, Disney Infinity 3.0 preview, Codename S.T.E.A.M.
  • Ryan: a sampling of the games from the Humble Nindie Bundle, Splatoon
  • Eugene: Splatoon

In the news: Japanese Nintendo Direct, NA Micro Direct, Monster Hunter X, Harvest Moon, Bloodstained comes to Wii U, Lego Worlds, Lego Dimensions.

Magic Hour picks of the week:

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Posted on June 4, 2015 and filed under Show.

The Legacy of (Digital) Games - The Magic Hour Show 09

We're back! On this week's show we talk about how we feel about the (in)ability to share video game experiences with our future generations. Also Splatoon Global Testfire, Nintendo and Universal Theme Parks, the MH4U Demo, and P.T. 01:00:23/55.3MB

The Magic Hour Show Picks

Ryan - iZombie

Mikey - DIY.org app

Eugene - Interstellar

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Posted on May 13, 2015 and filed under Show.

Video Game Ratings - The Magic Hour Show 08

On this week's show Ryan and Eugene talk video game ratings with our guest Tony Miller from Nintendo Okie. Expect a lot of Nintendo talk! Also Mario Kart 8 DLC, AC Chronicles: China, Hearthstone iOS, Xenoblade, Streetpass Relays, and more! 1:33:40/85.8MB

Show Notes

We'll be taking a break from the show next week, and resuming our normal schedule on May 13!

Games we played: Mario Kart 8 DLC, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, That Does Not Commute, Hearthstone iOS, Spelunky, Primal Carnage, Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)

Happening this Week: Disney Infinity leaked characters, Amiibo Tap, Splatoon Wii U Bundle, Xenoblade Chronicles videos, Apple Watch, Kerbal Space Program  hits 1.0, Galaga Tekken is a thing, Kojima and Konami.

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Posted on April 29, 2015 and filed under Show.

Video Game Violence - The Magic Hour Show 07

On today's show we take a look at the issue of video game violence, and its impact in our gaming and parenting lives.  Also we've been playing Xenoblade Chronicles, and Eugene is excited about Star Wars Battlefront. 56:02/51.4MB

Show Notes:

Games we playedCostume Quest 2, Steven Universe Attack the Light iOS, FF Record Keeper, Xenoblade Chronicles, Streetpass Mii Plaza, Mortal Kombat X, Tomb Raider, Ultimate Angler from the new Streetpass Mii Plaza update, Affordable Space Adventures (Wii U)

Happening this week: DLC codes for MewTwo in Super Smash Bros, Streetpass Mii Plaza Update, new DLC for Mario Kart 8 drops on Thursday, Friday 200cc Race Night, Star Wars Battlefront

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Posted on April 22, 2015 and filed under Show.

Screentime - The Magic Hour Show 06

Are screen time limits a thing of the past? On this week's show we talk about how parents are managing screen time, and look at some recommendations. We're also joined by special guest Chris Arnold of Nami Tentou, and friends from Miiverse share some gaming memories.

Show Notes:

Related Articles:

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Posted on April 16, 2015 and filed under Show.

Dealing with frustration and losing - The Magic Hour Show 03

On today's show we talk about Shin Megami Tensei, Mario Party 10, Lastronaut, Terra Battle, Alto's Adventure, Dead Man's Draw, and Valiant Hearts: The Great War. Our topic is dealing with frustration and losing. 57:52/53MB

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Posted on March 25, 2015 and filed under Show.

Why Do Female Playable Characters Matter? - The Magic Hour Show 02

On today's show we talk about Mega Man Legends 2, Dreeps, Bayonetta 2, Tomb Raider, Nintendo's big mobile announcement, and our topic! 1:11:02/65.1MB

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Posted on March 18, 2015 and filed under Show.