The latest in interactive gaming – Sifteo Cubes

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This summer at BlogHer I learned about a cool new way to enjoy interactive gaming – Sifteo Cubes. I finally got to experience them first hand, in my own home. Let me tell you, these are FUN. And strangely addictive. I don’t want to admit to how long my husband and I played Chroma Splash, one of the included games last night.

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My kids are a little too young for Sifteo Cubes, but Sebby, who has Autism and is almost 5 still took an interest in them. He’s so tactile and the cubes are perfect because they are so interactive. He kept calling them “Mommy’s Cubes” which was really cute. I think as we continue to play with him and the Sifteo Cubes he’ll really get the hang of them. I’m hoping Cube Buddies will be a favorite – lots of faces and new friends to be made!

I love that the Sifteo Cubes come with their own little travel bag, it makes them easy to toss them in another bag and go – can you say entertainment at other people’s houses during the holidays and beyond!? Love it! Not to mention there are NO cartridges to lose because you download everything to the Sifteo base.

There are lots of cool games to play on Sifte0 Cubes – and you might even recognize an old favorite character – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Totally fun Turtle Power! We’ve had hours of fun and we’ve only had them a few days! I think it’s going to be a great addition to our family game night!

How Sifteo Cubes Work

Sifteo Cubes respond to your moves. Place Sifteo Cubes side-by-side or top-to-bottom and watch them interact for totally unique gameplay. You can also shake, tilt, flip and press cubes for endless combinations. Depending on the game, Sifteo Cubes are designed for single or multiple player . Expand your play possibilities by downloading more games (using the Sifteo Desktop Software on your Mac or PC) and adding additional cubes. It’s that easy.

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What’s included the box

  • 3 Sifteo Cubes
  • Sifteo base
  • 4 pre-installed games: Chroma Splash, Cube Buddies, code Cracker, and Word Caravan
  • Bonus! Free download of Sandwich Kingdom (limited time only – a $10 value!)
  • USB cable
  • Soft carrying case
  • What you need
  • 5 AAA Batteries (included)

The Sifteo Cubes Interactive Game System is available on Amazon for $129.99 and includes all mentioned above. Add-on cubes are just $29.95. Honestly, if you already know you’re going to add cubes to your system, the best value is the Sifteo Cubes, Interactive Game System (6 Cube Bundle) for $199.99

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Disclosure: I received a set of Sifteo Cubes in exchange for this post. All opinions and experiences are my own.

Comments

  1. We don’t have family game night with all the kids yet but my husband and I love to play games together. Our favorite is Dominion.
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  2. We love to play Xbox Kinect games like bowling, Lego Harry Potter and more. we are definitely a gaming family!
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  3. Looks like a lot of fun!

  4. These will be so much fun to add to a family game night–thanks for the great suggestion!

  5. I am BIG on game nights with my kiddos! Right now they are preschoolers so we do a lot of Candy Land playing! :)
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  6. I think my 8 year old would get a big kick out of these…not to mention her dad, lol

  7. FUN! :)

  8. Ashley Kinghammer says:

    no family game night, but we like monopoly

  9. My children are 2 and 8 months so no family game night, but we plan on playing games when our children get older.

  10. Would love a set for my classroom.

  11. Austin Baroudi says:

    We do every month or so and we play Monopoly!

  12. Stephanie Atwood says:

    We do have game night sometimes. We like to play Mexican poker (with candy or pretzels), and games on our Xbox.

  13. Danielle E. says:

    We don’t have a family game night but we do like to play games but don’t have a favorite game.

  14. Sifteo is really neat. I hope both the parenting community and programming community embrace the technology. If so, everyone wins!

  15. We don’t do a family game night regularly, but when we do, it’s Wits and Wagers time!
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