Give The Gift Of Epicness With Call Of Duty Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition #HolidayGiftGuide #CallOfDuty #Review

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The latest Call Of Duty release is here and it is one of the top requested items on every holiday shopping list!  If you haven’t heard anything about Call of Duty Infinite Warfare yet, you absolutely don’t know the epicness that you’re missing out on.

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You’ll be able to pick up a copy of Call Of Duty Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition just in time for Christmas and make the gamer in your life the happiest gamer on the planet.  Infinite Warfare offers three unique game modes for you to play:

  • Campaign Mode – Campaign returns to the gritty, large-scale war roots of the COD franchise, while boldly looking ahead.  After a devastating attack on earth, as Captain Reyes, a Tier 1 Special Operations pilot, you must lead the remaining coalition forces against a relentless enemy, while trying to overcome the deadly, extreme environments of space.
  • Mutliplayer Mode – Multiplayer delivers the future of warfare, with many new gameplay innovations.  Multiplayer combines a fluid momentum based movement system, player focused map design, deep customization, and a brand new combat system to create an intense gameplay experience where every second counts.
  • Cooperative Zombies – Zombies mode takes players on a wild ride through a new storyline with unique gameplay features and mechanics.  Zombies in Spaceland transports you back in time to a 1980s amusement park complete with wild attractions, an awesome arcade, and a funky, functioning rollercoaster. In this all-new zombies co-op experience, new gameplay bring brand-new team mechanics, the After Life Arcade, and Fate & Fortune Cards into the mix. And, of course, there’s a rad 80s soundtrack. Fan-favorite features return, including hidden Easter eggs, awesome power ups, crazy perks, and radical weapons.

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Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition also offers the added bonus of Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered.  One of the most critically-acclaimed games in history. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, is back, remastered in true high-definition, featuring enhanced textures, rendering, high-dynamic range lighting, and much more to bring a new generation experience to fans.

Give the gamer on your holiday shopping list the best gift they’ll get all season long, Call Of Duty Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition.

***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

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Skylanders Imaginators…Sparking Imaginations Everywhere #Review #HolidayGiftGuide

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Skylanders is back with all new action-packed game, Skylanders Imaginators.  With the new added ability to create your own character the hours of fun are endless.

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In the newest Skylanders release, Kaos has discovered the ancient power of Mind Magic and is using it to create an unstoppable army of Doomlanders!  Eon is calling upon all Portal Masters (that’s you!) and Skylands’ greatest mystic warriors, the Senseis to stop Kaos and his minions.  Now, you must use the power of your imagination to create your own Skylanders to battle in the ultimate adventure alongside the almighty Senseis to save Skylands.  Are you up to the challenge?

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The standard started pack contains absolutely everything you need to start creating and having fun.  Included in the Standard Starter Pack (Don’t forget, there are also Dark and Crash editions available as well!):

  • Skylanders Imaginators Video Game
  • Portal of Power
  • 2 Skylanders Sensei Figures – Master King Pen and Golden Queen
  • 1 Imaginite Creation Crystal – Fire Creation Crystal
  • Sticker Sheet
  • Collection Poste featuring the complete set of Skylanders Imaginator Figures

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Unleash your imagination with the freedom to create unique characters you’ve only dreamed of until now.  You can create on-the-go using the Skylanders Creator App and even print out your own 3-D Skylanders toy!  My son made his own character last week and is eagerly awaiting it’s arrival.  I went through the entire creation process with my son and I was blown away at the level of customization you have available.  You can change every detail from head to eyes to size and even the characters voice and what their catch phrase is when placed on the portal.  (The character above on the far right in red and yellow is the finished product of my son’s creation.  I took some screenshots through the creation process…it was so much fun!  I can’t wait to see what it looks like printed out in 3D!)

If you’re a collector of the Skylanders games and characters like we are, you’re in luck because all of the 300+ characters from the previous Skylanders games will work with the Imaginators as well, how cool is that?  This epic adventure features Crash Bandicoot and Dr. Neo Cortex for an all new level of fun and challenge.

Surprise the children on your holiday shopping list with Skylanders Imaginators and watch their imagination spring to life!

 

***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

 

Imagination Come To Life With The Skylanders Creator App #Review #Skylanders

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If you haven’t tried out the Skylanders Creator App…YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE MISSING!  I had such a blast helping my son create his own custom character to play with his Skylanders Imaginators game!!   With the Skylanders Creator app, creation will be brought directly to your fingertips and let you create Skylanders on the go!  (I’ve found that this is a great way to keep the kids entertained in the car.  We live in a rural place and the closest store is a 30 minute drive one-way.  Each of the kids’ tablets have the Skylanders Creator App and they love it!)

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You can create an all new character directly from the app or even transfer an imaginator that you’ve built in your Skylanders Imaginators game!  There are a few different custom options available but my son was really eager to be able to build his very own character.  I was really surprised by the numerous ways to customize your character and I took screenshots through the process to show you all just how unique and different you can make your character.

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The first few steps are the basic customization of the character.  You can choose each feature separately to create a character that will be absolutely unique to you.  Design your character from the eyes to the ears, chest, body and even tail if you want one.  My son had a hard time choosing, so be prepared for a lengthy process!

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After you choose the basics of your character you can choose unique weapons, shoulder guards, leg guards, and even make your character as large or as small as you want them to be.

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When I told you that you can customize everything, I meant EVERYTHING!  You can pick your own custom colors, themes, and give the character a unique name.  You can pick the phrase you want them to say when placed on the portal as well as even change the voice they say it with.  My son absolutely loved the phrase he settled on, “Fueled by, pizza!”, haha!

The waiting period for the character to arrive is probably the hardest part about the whole process.  It can take 4-6 weeks to receive your customized character so be sure to plan around birthdays or holidays if you’re giving one as a gift.  As soon as our character arrives I will update with pictures of our 3D figure!

 

***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

Epic Adventure Awaits with Destiny – The Collection #Review

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Just in time for the holiday season, Activision has released Destiny – The Collection and it has quickly made it’s way to the top of most holiday wish lists this year.   Destiny – The Collection is an all access pass to one of the best-selling franchises in video game history!  Two years of content have been packed into one epic offering, including the new Rise of Iron expansion.

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Destiny – The Collection features the following FIVE adventures:

  • Destiny – Original award-winning game
  • The Dark Below – Expansion I
  • House of Wolves – Expansion II
  • The Taken King – First Major Expansion
  • Rise of Iron – Destiny’s newest adventure

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Destiny is a game that comes from the creators of Halo, and the company that brought you Call of Duty.  In Destiny you play as a Guardian of the last city on Earth who is able to wield incredible power.  Go on some of the most epic adventures exploring the ancient ruins of our solar system from the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus.  Defeat Earth’s enemies and reclaim all that we have lost while becoming a legend.

There are various game modes so you can choose how you want to let the story unfold.  Venture out alone or join up with friends, the choice is yours.

Destiny – The Collection Game Modes:

  • Crucible- Enter the Crucible to hone your competitive skills against other Guardians in arenas that span the solar system. Victory will earn you rewards and reputation.
  • Patrol- Revisit the worlds you have discovered to aid the City in their exploration efforts, seek out valuable resources in order to upgrade your weapons and gear, and link up with other brave Guardians roaming the frontier in search of action and adventure.
  • Strike (cooperative multiplayer)- Form a Fireteam, three Guardians strong. Infiltrate an enemy stronghold, cutting through wave after wave of enemy ranks emboldened by their fierce, battle-hardened leaders. Confront an enemy worthy of only the bravest Guardians.
  • Tower (Third Person Social Space)- Home of the Guardians, the Tower is a third person social hub where you can regroup, rearm, and form new alliances before venturing beyond the safety of the City’s walls.
  • Story- Destiny features a rich, cinematic story, centered on your quest to discover and explore the remains of humanity’s Golden Age. As a Guardian, you must venture beyond our walls, into a wild and dangerous frontier, and take the fight to ancient evil forces hell bent on our destruction.

In Destiny – The Collection you can even personalize and upgrade every aspect of how you look and fight.   There’s a nearly limitless combination of armor, weapons, and visual customizations so you can make your character truly your own.  Take your upgraded character into every mode and enjoy your game your way.

Get the gamer in your life the most epic gift this holiday season…Destiny – The Collection.

 

***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***

 

Skylanders Countdown to Creation

 

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Launching on October 12th, the NEW Skylanders Creator app will bring creation to your fingertips and let you create Skylanders on the go!

The Skylanders Creator app provides a fun, on-of-a-kind experience for all Skylanders fans by allowing them to create new Imaginators on the go, anytime, anywhere!  Featuring the same creation tools available in the new Skylanders Imaginators console game, players now have more ways of expressing their creativity and love for Skylanders…and all right at their fingertips!

The unprecedented innovation in Skylanders Imaginators gives all players – even those with unconnected consoles – a variety of ways to create. Players can simply download Skylanders Creator for free from their mobile devices’ app store to begin creating Imaginators from scratch or magically transfer their created characters from the console game to the app using special audio technology!

For the first time in toys-to-life history, fans can immortalize their Skylanders Imaginator creations in physical form on demand in a variety of creation-to-life ways using Skylanders Creator including:

  • 3D Printed Imaginator Figure – Leveraging the robust creation tools in Skylanders Imaginators, now fans can bring their 3D created character from the digital world to life in the physical world as a 3D printed Skylanders Imaginator figure. The custom printed Imaginator arrives in full color, posed on a base and enclosed in a clear protective dome, making it a true collector’s item. The figure is fully playable in the Skylanders Imaginators console game! Quantities for the 3D printed characters will be limited.
  • Imaginator Card – Fans can purchase a high-quality, custom trading card emblazoned with a full color image of their creation! The character card is fully playable in the Skylanders Imaginators console game! Simply place the card on the Portal of Power and watch your creation come to life! While the card image will remain the same, players will have the flexibility to change the in-game version of the character (e.g., appearance, weapons, catchphrase, etc.) saved on the card any way they want using the creation tools at any time.
  • Imaginator T-Shirt – Portal Masters can also show off their Imaginator on a high-quality, customized T-shirt featuring an image of their very own creation! Available for order through the app, created Imaginators will be printed in full color on the front of the shirt along with the character’s Battle Class, Element and name!

 

As if the Skylanders Creator app wasn’t fun enough…if you’re looking for more Skylanders fun, you’ve got it!

The new Skylanders Imaginators will hit store shelves on October 16th!  The highly anticipated game empowers players to unleash their imaginations by giving them the freedom to create their very own Skylanders characters. Portal Masters will enjoy the immense possibilities available in the game including appearance, powers, abilities, names, catchphrases, musical themes and much more to create the wildest Skylanders imaginable.  The game will also feature Sensei characters including this year’s guest stars Crash Bandicoot, Dr. Neo Cortex and Kaos. The game is available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 1, Xbox 360 and WiiU.

AND…Skylanders Academy is the highly anticipated, original, animated program that will be coming to Netflix on October 28th.  My kids and I can’t wait to see Skylanders Academy!  Since it debuts on a Friday, we’ve planned a big Skylanders Academy viewing party with my kids and their friends…it’s going to be a blast!!

Week 31 On Nutrisystem…Inspiring Those Around You #NSNation #Ad

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Week 31 on Nutrisystem already?  Time sure does fly when you’re having fun!  This past week I lost 1 lb bringing my total so far to 45.2 lbs lost!  That’s pretty incredible to me…this plan just keeps amazing me day after day.  I guess it must be amazing friends to, I experienced a week full of friends and family asking me millions of questions!

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I must be getting to that stage in my weight loss where others are finding the results impressive.  This week family and friends kept me super busy with waves of questions about Nutrisystem and I was SO happy to answer them all.  I love breaking down how simple the plan is to follow, no matter how busy you are.  Even a picky eater like myself can find enough foods to keep me happy and not bored, so I don’t feel deprived at all.  I love explaining the TONS of ways to customize this plan and make it your own, you don’t have to keep it bland and boring…that will get old fast and lead you off track.  I never thought I would be in the position that I am now, as I was told so often this week, a huge inspiration to those close to me that are struggling with weight loss as well.  So far 2 close friends have started Nutrisystem and are loving the results they’re seeing themselves, and I love seeing that they’re going to be happier, healthier, and live longer lives for the ones who love them.

Be sure to follow Nutrisystem on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest for lots of great tips and tricks that are useful for everyone, whether you’re currently on Nutrisystem or not.

 

Nutrisystem is providing (Stephany of Stephany’s Sweet Life) with their program free of charge for their participation in their blogger program: Nutrisystem Nation Blogger program. All of my thoughts and opinion are my own. My opinion may differ from yours. See my disclosure statement for more info.

Week 22 On Nutrisystem…Accept The Challenges Presented And Keep Going! #NSNation #Ad

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Week 22 on Nutrisystem is here and MAN am I ready to start the new week feeling much better than last week.  Last week I was faced with a really bad case of bronchitis and was down for the count for a few days.  Being so sick really took a toll on me and sadly did affect my loss for the week.  I lost a mere 0.4 lbs this week to bring me to a grand total of 32 lbs!  Still nothing to sneeze at, but I would’ve obviously liked to see the loss this week greater than it was.

There were a couple factors to affect me last week, but this week is a new week and I’m ready to leave last week’s poor loss in the dust.  Eating right is a HUGE part of the Nutrisystem plan.  There is balance and harmony and you need to eat EVERYTHING alotted for the day to have the plan work.  During my bout with bronchitis there were 3 days were I was feeling so poor that I couldn’t really eat much.  Those days I probably consumed a total of 300-400 calories each day, mostly bananas, because that’s all I could stomach when I could manage to get food in.  I’m pretty positive so many days of such restricted calories set my body into starvation mode defeating pretty much my whole week :/ .  As if that weren’t enough to deal with, my ‘lady week’ is on the horizon and that does also affect the numbers on the scale as well (sorry guys!), but it is true.  I was still able to see a decent loss on the tape measure and that’s a loss I’ll be happy to take.

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^^These guys right here are why I’m so eager to get back to my old self this week.  Getting healthier for them and being able to take them out and have fun adventures is worth it 🙂 .  I hope you all continue on this journey with me 🙂 .

Be sure to follow Nutrisystem on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest for lots of great tips and tricks that are useful for everyone, whether you’re currently on Nutrisystem or not.

 

Nutrisystem is providing (Stephany of Stephany’s Sweet Life) with their program free of charge for their participation in their blogger program: Nutrisystem Nation Blogger program. All of my thoughts and opinion are my own. My opinion may differ from yours. See my disclosure statement for more info.