Monthly Archives: July 2014

Are Online Play Dolls appropriate for Young Girls – No

Tap, tap, tap and there is your favorite gaming site. Click your way through the menus, and there it is, yours to play with, your first on-line play doll. You can create her by clicking your way through various options. You can tell what colors and shape will her eyes be, what clothes she will

Grand Theft Autopsy Gta Copies under the Microscope

Grand Theft Auto, the greatest most entertaining video game series ever created and no other game will be more enjoyable and more in-depth. You may have heard this argument made over and over by gamers around the world. Some may be inclined to agree whereas some may laugh at this claim. However along with this

What to look for when Buying Dolls for your Tween Girl

How often have you bought a toy for a child and they had little to no interest in the toy? It can often be challenging to buy the appropriate toys for the specific child in mind. Sure the toys are all age categorized, but children are little individuals that mature, think and act differently. Knowing

Pros and Cons of Video Games

Since the first commercially sold video game in 1971 this relatively new form of media has become one of the dominant forms of entertainment known in the world today. Evolving from blurry, pixelated colors on an arcade machine to high definition, photo-realistic graphics, video games have recently received the brunt of many criticisms and accusations

The Relationship between Video Games and IQ

I believe it is possible that playing video games could cause lower intellectual development. However, there are a number of variables to consider before making a blanket statement. First of all, which games are you considering? Video games come in a variety of genres: role playing games, first person shooters, puzzles, word games and even mindless

Best Multicultural Toys and Games

As multiculturalism becomes more commonplace in our society, so too do multicultural toys and games become more prevalent in the marketplace, and as their numbers go up so does the need for consumers to be able to separate the contenders from the pretenders quality wise. Who are the best multicultural toy and game providers and

Podcast Reviews 1up yours

The following is a review for the podcast, 1up Yours. With a name like one 1up Yours, it’s clear that this podcast isn’t for kids. Instead, it’s a podcast for, and by men. Here’s the setting: you’ve got four or five guys sitting in a room, talking about video games. They all work together, and

Reflections why Action Figures and Dolls are Bad Gifts for Gender Stereotyping

Gender roles have been ratified, and we are all equal now. The toy conglomerates have not progressed in their thinking yet, still producing toys specific to genders.Gender stereotyping is an antiquated notion in today’s modern society. In days long yore, gender stereotypes were prevalent, and they were so on purpose. Parents once belonged to the

What serious Girl Gamers look for in a Video Game

Outgoing, high-achieving women can play video games just as well as the introverted, basement-dwelling stereotype. I’ve been playing video games since 6th grade and am now an incoming freshman at an Ivy League university. Video games never hurt my academic record or social life (in fact, guys loved that I could beat them at Halo).

Toys and Games for Multiracial Children

Now that we are a multicultural society, multicultural toys and games are becoming more plentiful. Once these were not particularly such a big deal unless you happened to have recently moved to another country where your child will not have a chance of learning about his native country; or you are an adoptive parent of