Photo-A-Day 2.0 – #00012
Since I had last night off I was home and awake most of today. The kids and I got some video game time in, too. I’ve been writing an article about violence in video games. It is a what is acceptable and what is not. It was a hard topic to write about because this is a subjective thing. Some parents may look at me letting the kids play games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a violent game or playing Marvel vs. Capcom 3 as too violent. They are fighting games and there is a lot of action but to me they are not bad for the kids. We play together and have a great time. There are things I don’t want them to repeat and I tell them that. I’ll be expanding upon this idea in an upcoming post on The Toy Insider Parent Blog.
I have to admit that I have never been part of the whole Pokémon phenomenon. It seems like it is something that would have been perfect for me. I’m a collector of things and the tagline was always “gotta catch em all”. However, I was in that spot between being just a bit too old and not doing much with games and toys when the craze started. It has certainly not slowed down if things like Pokémon Go became a worldwide thing. Well, now the Nintendo Switch has a new game called Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! So, it is two games and you have to decide which team you are on. Nintendo even has special bundles that include a Poké Ball Plus.
I love how many fun accessories the Nintendo Switch has for making the player be more a part of the experience of the game. For example, the Poké Ball Plus. It lights up and vibrates and acts like a real Poké Ball would if those were actually real things. But what a fun experience to put a player into the games’ world. There is also special Nintendo Switch has decorations specific to this game and includes either Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! plus a Poké Ball Plus I have all of the products linked out to Amazon (affiliate links) below so you can get quick access to them.
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