XBOX One Price Drop
Andy at Family Gamer TV alerted us that Microsoft has lowered the retail price of the Xbox One in the UK. If you were thinking of buying one, this may be enough to  tip you over the edge and today you’ll be able to get it for £399 instead of £429. Worldwide, Microsoft is also introducing a Titanfall (new shoot’em up game PEGI 16) bundle you get the Xbox One, a digital copy of the multiplayer shooter, and a free month of Xbox Live Gold all for the same price as the console alone. Not a bad deal so soon after the launch of the new Next Gen console.

We are still watching the developments with both the PS4 and Xbox One and still absolutely adore the Nintendo WiiU for fun family friendly multiplayer games. The current pricing of the Next Gen consoles according to Amazon are as follows; Xbox One – £399, PS4 – £349 and WiiU – £217.

Given that the WiiU will allow you to continue to use your Wii controllers and still play your back catalogue of Wii games it is tough to beat in the frugality stakes. Parents of kids from 3 to 9 years could do far worse than the WiiU. Older children may find that the peer pressure to much to resist the Sony and Microsoft offerings.

We will aim to keep you posted on further developments in the battle of the consoles.

Angry Birds Stella Announced

Angry Birds has always been a firm favourite with Gamewagoners on iPad and consoles. Now, Rovio has announced a new Angry Birds brand being developed called Angry Birds Stella.
Rovio Stella

“Get ready to meet Stella and her friends! Stella may be pink, but she’s definitely one of the Angry Birds, a fierce and a feisty character with a great group of friends. Of course no story is complete without some interesting (fr)enemies! Angry Birds Stella will open a door to a part of the Angry Birds universe you’ve never seen before! There will be plenty of fun and adventure, but the bunch of passionate pals will also have to deal with some serious issues in order to protect their friendship and the environment they live in. Luckily, Stella and her friends are good at finding creative solutions!”

There’ll be games, cartoons, books, toys, and more to tell stories about Stella and her friends and (fr)enemies. The new tagline? “Best friends forever… most of the time”.
Watch the video courtesy of Family Guy TV presenter Andy Robertson and we will keep you posted as launch date becomes clearer.


Video Game Wagon Party Reviews from January

“Fantastic! 6 out of 9 boys said it was the best birthday party they had EVER been to and the other 3 said it was AWESOME! can’t get better than that as the kids of today, who often have everything, tell things just as they are so well done Game Wagon!!!

The process was as good as the event. The courtesy call from the driver to say he was on his way. The friendliness and professionalism of your driver/gaming instructor and the fact I could sit in my own living room with peace and quiet sipping glass of wine chatting to a couple of the parents, BLISS!”

Dawn: Sandwich, Kent

“Thanks for a great video game party, the kids enjoyed every minute of it, easy to organise, very friendly staff and excellent choice of age appropriate games. 🙂

Darren (our GEM) was an excellent ambassador for your organisation and super helpful. It is great seeing them all play together in your video game wagon.”

Sandra: Dartford, Essex

“Amazing! All of the children were completely wowed by the  game wagon. The GEM Jay took control of the kids, kept them happy so we could relax indoors! This was a special treat for our son and we were so glad that we decided on this – video game parties are not just kids on their own it is a really sociable experience. Thanks.”

Mrs Gordon: Portsmouth

“It went so well, Kyle that ran the event was absolutely brilliant with the kids and they all loved it.

Julie looked after us during the booking process and we were always kept up to date and was always there to answer our questions.We are already recommending you highly.”

Karen: Oxford, Oxfordshire

“The kids had a fantastic time – highly recommend it.”

Jagdeep: Slough, Berkshire

“Our video game party in your video game party wagon was excellent. We thought it was a great party for the kids and they thought it was EPIC!

They loved the idea of jumping in the back of a video game van and playing games, and they got to play on consoles they don’t normally play on.”

Mrs Ferris: West Byfleet, Surrey

“The kids loved everything, they were into the game wagon at lightening pace when Jason gave the go-ahead. They enjoyed the variety and the fact none of them had done this before. They all wanted more and were disappointed when time had run out. The kids gave their video game party  10/10.

Gamewagon is spectacular fun for kids and really boosts the street cred of the birthday boy!”

Mr Sandu: Uxbridge, Middlesex

“Absolutely brilliant. Our GEM Jason was a star and so good with the children. All of them were talking about it at school the next day, and the mums all said every child said it was the best party they had ever been to.

The booking process was excellent, lots of contact via phone and e-mail and a reassuring phone call from Jason to say he was on the way. Thank you.”

Mark: Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

“Perfect solution for a winter party – minimum effort on my part (no travelling / house not trashed etc) for maximum result as far as my son was concerned. Having Jay there to do crowd control was great too. I honestly found the whole experience extremely relaxing, right up until the point that they all came in for tea 🙂 Especial thanks to Jay – he did a great job with some very excited boys.

90 minutes of non-stop state of the art video game partying  en masse! Brilliant birthday party idea. So glad we found you.”

Cathy: Guildford, Surrey

“Just as perfect as a birthday party could be!!!! All the kids simply loved it!! and now they all want a game wagon video game birthday party! What a concept … gaming together ….with friends at home but not inside the home.”

Ripu: Romford, Greater London

“Very well – we have received great feedback from the kids and the parents. We were amazed that we were sitting having a cup of tea in peace whilst 15 x 8 year olds were having a birthday party on our drive!

Thank you for a stress free brilliant 8th Birthday party for my son – who would have thought that a party for 15 x 8 year old boys could be run so smoothly and keep them so well engaged. The boys are still talking about the “most Awesome party ever.”

Kerry: Sunbury on Thames, Surrey

“In my sons words “it was awesome” From my point of view easy and painless!!!! Well worth every penny.

Just wish I found this sort of party sooner. Aaron is my youngest of four children and this party was by far the easiest one I have ever done.”

Julie: Harlow, Essex