Hottest high tech toys of the season for moms, dads and kids

Hottest high tech toys of the season for moms, dads and kids

High tech toys for the young and the young at heart!

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by Kaley O'Kelley

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azfamily.com

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Updated Friday, Dec 7 at 2:27 PM

 PHOENIX -- Smart phones and tablets have become the centerpieces of our lives.

That means our expectations are changing in the world of of mobile gaming and entertainment.

This holiday season, some of the hottest gift ideas include  "digital + physical" gameplay experiences making gaming on your iPad and your iPhone even more fun.

Kelsey Aanerud is gaming expert from Duo Games. She showen Good Morning Arizona with gift ideas for everyone on your list including the Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station, Atari Arcade, Duo Pinball, and Duo Gamer.


*Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station*
Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station, the app-supported active play device for iPad gets kids jumping, spinning, skipping, and racing with all their engine friends! Six engine cards interact with Steam Team Station and iPad for fun-filled adventures on the Island of Sodor. Download the SteamTeam Station app from the App Store and play games like Steam Engine Relay, Sodor Spot-It and Seek & Find Adventure.

Available at Apple Stores, Apple.com, Amazon.com, Target, and Toys “R” Us for $40.

*Atari Arcade*
Relive the fast-action excitement of all your arcade favorites with Atari Arcade, the app-supported joystick controller for iPad. With its joystick and buttons, Atari Arcade is exactly the way arcade games were meant to be played. Just download the Atari’s Greatest Hits app (available on the App Store), connect your iPad to the joystick controller and you’re ready to play all the classics – Asteroids, Centipede, Missile Command, and more!

Available at Apple Stores, Apple.com, Amazon.com, and SharperImage.com for $60.

*Duo Pinball*
Experience some pinball wizardry with Duo Pinball, the app-supported pinball controller for iPad.

Relive your favorite
arcade moments playing Pinball HD and Pinball HD Collection apps using Duo Pinball's flipper buttons and spring-loaded plunger. Duo Pinball unlocks five free tables in the wildly popular Pinball HD Collection app (available on the App Store). Play Wild West, The Deep, Snow, DaVinci, Jungle Style and more!

Available at Apple Stores, Apple.com, Amazon.com, and SharperImage.com for $60.

*Duo Gamer*
The Duo Gamer wireless controller for iPad takes gaming to another level! With two analog joysticks, d-pad, four buttons, and two triggers, Duo Gamer gives you the physical controls you need to play a host of Gameloft's top-rated games including N.O.V.A. 3, Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation, Asphalt 7: Heat, Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front, and Order & Chaos Online (available on the App Store).

Available at Apple Stores, Apple.com, Amazon.com, and Best Buy for $40.

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