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Why Video Games Aren’t the Problem (Spoiler Alert: The Parents Are)

Why Video Games Aren’t the Problem (Spoiler Alert: The Parents Are)

It seems you can’t go a week without seeing someone blaming video games for something. Growing up, it was the violent nature of Mortal Kombat. When I was in high school/college, it was Grand Theft Auto. Nowadays, it’s a mix of the two with the added social features added into games which allow kids to be absolute terrors on voice chat. There is a lot of negativity surrounding video gam...[Read More]

Sci-Fi MMORPG WildStar Goes F2P This Fall

Sci-Fi MMORPG WildStar Goes F2P This Fall

NCSoft announced today that their most recent MMORPG Wildstar, which released less than a year ago, is going Free to Play this fall. The move to free to play will allow any person to download and play the game without spending a single cent according to the FAQ website. Like other free to play games, Wildstar will have a cash shop in game that will offer purchaseable upgrades to your account, nove...[Read More]

Nintendo World Championship Qualifiers Announced

Nintendo World Championship Qualifiers Announced

Nintendo has announced that Best Buy will play host to Qualifying events for the Nintendo World Championship 2015. Eight Best Buy locations around the United States will allow contestants 13 and older to compete for a chance at the finals at E3 2015. Players will compete for top score on Championship mode of Ultimate NES Remix on the 3DS.   Hopefully you’re near one of these stores on M...[Read More]

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 Announced

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 Announced

Activision announced recently the return Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series. The first of it’s kind game to come to next gen consoles, Pro Skater 5 hopes to bring back what was so appealing about the first game and mix in some online play and new levels. Like most franchise, the Pro Skater series took a serious dive in quality once they tried to keep up a pace of yearly releasing and offeri...[Read More]

May Dadcade Game of the Month – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

May Dadcade Game of the Month – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher is a series that has been viewed very fondly by PC gamers for years. Created by Polish studio CD Projekt Red, the first Witcher was a PC only game that introduced lead character Geralt of Rivia to the masses and was met with worldwide acclaim. The game was based around a set of novels and short stories writen by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski that involved a “Witcher” name...[Read More]

Help The Dadcade Support St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Help The Dadcade Support St. Jude Children’s Hospital

At The Dadcade, we are more than just gamers, we are dads first. We know that for every first tooth there will be a first scrape on the knee. For every first word, a first cough. Every high has a low. Nothing is more terrifying for a parent then those lows. That is why we love and support St. Jude children’s hospital. When things are at there lowest, St. Jude steps in to provide world class ...[Read More]

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review

The Assassin’s Creed franchise has had it’s ups and downs over the past few years. Ezio’s story was a video game masterpiece, but Connor’s was a little stale. Edward Kenway introduced us to naval combat and we loved him for it, but Arno Dorian and his plight during the French Revolution was a bit of a step back in the story telling department. There have been offshoots of t...[Read More]

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