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    The Mommy Gamers Podcast Episode 194: Unlike Your Dad, Sony Pulls Out

    Unlike Your Dad, Sony Pulls Out

    Because they are horrible adults Marcia and Carrie make the obvious joke about Sony pulling out of the PAX East expo. On a related note we do have a blog post up here about how to avoid the PAX Plague. This podcast episode is full of gaming chat, television shows, movies, and Jax’s upcoming trip to PAX East.

    Game Chats:

    All efforts to talk about one or two games went out the window as per usual. The ladies chat about the Animal Crossings New Horizons Nintendo Direct broadcast very excitedly. Marcia talks about her latest games including Journey to the Savage Planet, and Fortnite Season 2. Also included in that lineup is Effie, a great action-adventure indie game that everyone should check out.

    Tamagotchi is still a thing apparently and Carrie has been playing My Tamagotchi Forever on iPhone.

    If you love our podcast and want to support the show you can do so on our Patreon page for as little as $1 a month. Head over to www.patreon.com/themommygamers and get rewarded for your support with early access to our podcast, occasional stickers, and pictures of Jax’s feet.

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    Tips for Avoiding PAX Plague

    Tips for Avoiding PAX Plague

    With Sony skipping PAX East over coronavirus concerns many attendees may be wondering if they should do the same. With the extra viruses going on do we all need to wear facemasks, bathe in hand sanitzer, and walk under a constant rain cloud of Lysol spray?

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    Hokko Life Coming Soon to Steam Early Access

    Hokko Life Steam Early Access

    As a lifelong fan of the Animal Crossing series of games I’m keeping a very close watch on Hokko Life. It looks like it could be the answer to all of the prayers of PC players wishing they had an Animal Crossing type game to enjoy. Hokko Life is being created by ex-Sony developer Robert Tatnell. I’m so exited about this upcoming game I decided to hop on board and support his Patreon.

    About Hokko Life:

    Hokko Life is a creativity-filled community sim game that invites players to escape the hustle-bustle and relax in their new home of Hokko. Build the town of your dreams with Hokko Life’s creativity tools, which allow you to customize and design furniture, clothing, and much more! Those creative juices not flowing? Why not relax and while away the hours at a local fishing spot; out hunting bugs; or tending to your garden!

    Hokko Life Announcement Trailer:

    Features:

    🔨 CRAFT:  Head to the forest or the abandoned mine to chop; mine, and dig for resources. Take what you’ve collected back to town and craft them into materials you can use in your own designs.

    📐 DESIGN:  Gather your materials and head into the workshop to put your own spin on every item in the game. Use the design table to build your own furniture, combining different shapes and materials in a simple but powerful editor.

    🎨 PAINT:  Pop on your overall, get out those brushes and throw some colour down. You can design wallpaper, flooring and even T-Shirts for you and the villagers to wear. Get everyone in town wearing your own unique designs!

    🏠 BUILD & DECORATE:  Enlist the help of the resident builder and start expanding the town. Place buildings wherever you like and get them ready for new villagers to move to town. Customize these new homes inside and out; choose designs and place furniture to make a home your new friends will love.

    🌱 FARM:  Turn any plot of land into a place to grow vegetables and other plants, use your green fingers to grow and sell the best produce.

    🎣 FISH:  Spend a quiet morning at the various fishing spots around the world of Hokko and build your fishing collection. Fish have unique habits, so you’ll need to vary your approach, with each catch providing it’s own challenge when you reel in.

    🦋 BUG HUNT:  Fluttering and scuttling about the world of Hokko you’ll find a whole range of insects for you to catch and build your collection with; keep a eye out, you never know what might be hiding in that bush!

    Steam:

    The Hokko Life Steam page is live now for those interested in adding the game to their Steam Wish List: https://store.steampowered.com/app/824000/Hokko_Life/
    Hokko Life has a planned early access release date for sometime this year with the full game hopefully launching early 2021.

    BLAZE THE DEAD – ZOMBIE ARMY 4 LAUNCHES TODAY

    1946. Europe lies in ruins, torn apart by “Plan Z.” The zombie Führer has been cast into Hell but Hitler’s hordes are back for more!

    From the makers of Sniper Elite 4 and Strange Brigade, ZOMBIE ARMY 4: DEAD WAR rises today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC! The brand new installment in Rebellion’s cult horror shooter series is available both digitally and in boxed copies*.

    While I realize this isn’t a family-friendly title I personally am an adult who enjoys playing pew pew zombie games with my friends. This one has my attention largely because of the up to four player co-op option. There’s something about venturing out to survive hordes of zombies with a crew that makes my heart happy.

    Watch The Launch Trailer:

    Zombie Army 4: Dead War is out NOW! Get your copy here today!

    Zombie Army 4 features:

    • A harrowing Story Campaign for 1-4 players
    • Huge new levels across Southern Europe and beyond…
    • Epic weaponry, powerful skills and elemental enhancements
    • 100 levels to rank up – build the slayer you desire
    • Gorge on the goriest X-ray Kill Cam ever
    • Horde Mode returns – bigger, better and tougher!

     ZOMBIE ARMY 4 SUPER DELUXE EDITION

    In addition to the main game, the Super Deluxe Edition grants access to tons of additional post-launch content. That includes:

    • 3 new Campaign Missions
    • 4 new Character Packs
    • 9 new Weapon Bundles
    • 5 new Weapon Skin Packs
    • 4 new Character Outfit Packs

    ZOMBIE ARMY 4 DELUXE EDITION

    In addition to the main game, the Deluxe Edition outfits survivors with a crate-load of additional extras, all available Day 1, including:

    • Undead Airman Character Pack
    • Solid Gold Weapon Pack
    • The Undercover Karl Character Outfit Pack

    For more information, please visit ZombieArmy.com

    *Boxed copies available on PS4 and Xbox One

    **This post contains affiliate links. The Mommy Gamers earns revenue when you make purchases using these links. All revenue is used on boxed wine and video games. ~ Jax

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    The Mommy Gamers Podcast Episode 193: Carrie’s Meaty Balls

    In before January is completely over…whew! Carrie and Marcia are on track for at least one podcast a month for 2020. If you’ve ever questioned just how much content could possibly be packed into a short half hour show THIS is the podcast to listen to.

    The ladies chat about Death Stranding, The Witcher 3, Animal Crossing New Horizons, Sea of Thieves and a ton of other games. TV chats run amok as well with Star Trek: Picard, The Good Place, whatever that new Dracula show is on Netflix, and Lego Masters. 

    To wrap up the show we chat goals for 2020, the new Byte app, and something about some Jersey guys meaty balls. 

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    Thanksgiving Served up In Automachef

    Get into the holiday spirit with new recipes and more in the new free update for the resource management puzzler.

    Automachef is getting into the holiday spirit with the launch of a free Thanksgiving themed update available today. The update includes three new levels, Thanksgiving related recipes and a new machine for budding Automachef engineers.

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    Rick and Morty Get Schwifty in Merge Dragons!

    Characters From Award-Winning Show Take Over Game in Limited Event Series

    In the game, Rick and Morty are playing Merge Dragons! and hack their way into the game to retrieve the Stone of Reckoning, a powerful item that opens portals to forbidden worlds. This causes the pair to crash-land in Dragonia, the world of Merge Dragons!, where fans can expect plenty of super-scientific mayhem to ensue.

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