GameTruck News & Blog

5 Quick Snacks to Serve at Any Kid's Party

GameTruck is all about making parties quick and easy! Moms and dads should not have to stress themselves out just to throw an exciting party for their children. So since we have the entertainment covered, here are a few snack ideas that your guest will enjoy and you won’t have to slave over.

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5 Cupcake Recipes that will WOW your partygoers

I was never a huge fan of cupcakes as a child, but thanks to my daughter’s obsession with “Cupcake Wars” on Netflix, I’ve seen the err of my ways. The artistry of these bakers has brought the versatility of cupcakes into the spotlight and now there are cupcake recipes popping up all over Pinterest. Cupcakes are much-loved alternative to a birthday cake especially for smaller parties. Truthfully, I find them even easier to decorate (I’m a wizard with candy, chocolate shaving, and coconut flakes) and doing so can be a fun all-family event.
by Kristina Daniele

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4 Family Friendly Minecraft Servers for #SocialGaming

While many children are happy to play Minecraft with family and friends on local area networks (LAN), eventually your child will want to play on a public server with a larger community of Minecraft-obsessed fans. 

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Nintendo partners with GameTruck to promote Splatoon

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo and GameTruck are teaming up to deliver truckloads of squids and ink to parties across the country this summer. Starting this June, the entire fleet of more than 100 GameTruck vehicles will be splattered in the bright, bold colors of Splatoon, the upcoming action shooter video game exclusively for Nintendo's Wii U system. The vehicles will all feature ink splashes and squid characters called Inklings from the game. And on the inside, some TVs on every truck will be outfitted with a Wii U system and the game.

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SKYLANDERS TRAP TEAM™ COMES TO FANS NATIONWIDE WITH THIS YEAR’S GAMETRUCK LICENSING, LLC MOBILE MARKETING CAMPAIGN (GameTruckParty.com)

Tempe,  AZ  (07/25/2014)  – GameTruck  Licensing,  LCC  announced  today that it will  bring Skylanders Trap Team™ the newest installment to the Skylanders® franchise to fans this summer  through  a nationwide  tour with  Activision  Publishing,  Inc.,  a  wholly  owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI).  The Skylanders Trap Team First- to-Play Tour is  a three-month,  five  market  mobile  marketing  campaign that kicks off on July 24 at San Diego Comic-Con and will end in late October. For each leg of the tour, a Skylanders-branded trailer will be converted in to a mobile theater, providing fans one of  the first consumer  hands-on  gameplay  opportunities  before  the  official  launch  of Skylanders Trap Team on October 5 in North America. Other stops on the tour include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago, and New York.

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GIVEAWAY: GameTruck Party (our family LOVED it!)

GameTruck Howard County hosted a party for Jessica, A Parent in Silver Spring, in August 2014. An energetic new owner, Erik Maxwell was heavily involved in making sure that everything at the party went smoothly for Jessica and her guests. Jessica wrote: 

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10 Reasons A Party Truck Is A Fantastic Idea For Your Kid’s Party

GameTruck Long Island hosted a party for Meghan, one of the writers at Mommyish in August 2014. David Schwartz and Paul Bernieri, owners at GameTruck Long Island, helped make sure the event was booked and ready to go for Meghan and her family and friends. The GameCoaches that hosted the event made sure that everything went smoothly. 

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GameTruck Party Review

GameTruck Northern Virginia / D.C. hosted a party for Jocelyn, the voice behind Hip Mama's Place in August 2014. Joe Howe, owner, and Geoffrey Hardy, manager, were able to organize a smooth and succesful event. 

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Real Deal: GameTruck, Skylanders Trap Team in Deal

GameTruck Licensing announced that it will bring Skylanders Trap Team, the newest installment to the Skylanders franchise, to fans this summer through a nationwide tour with Activision Publishing. The Skylanders Trap Team First-to-Play Tour is a three-month, five market mobile marketing campaign that kicked off on July 24 at San Diego Comic-Con and will end in late October. For each leg of the tour, a Skylanders-branded trailer will be converted into a mobile theater, providing fans one of the first hands-on gameplay opportunities before the official launch of Skylanders Trap Team on October 5 in North America. Other stops on the tour include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago, and New York.

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Skylanders Trap Team First-To-Play Tour Launches at Comic-Con International: San Diego

Activision Publishing Inc. is kicking off a four-month, nationwide Skylanders Trap Team First-to-Play Tour, in which attendees can playSkylanders Trap Teaminside a customized Game Truck, which serves as a mobile video game media room.

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GameTruck Makes Party Planning Easy

GameTruck North Tarrant County hosted a party for Jana, one of the bloggers behind Thirty-One:10 a collaborative blog inspired by Proverbs 31:10 that covers a wide variety of topics and is written by a group of women in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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Unique Party Idea & GameTruck Party Giveaway

Stephanie is the mother of two-year-old twin girls and a four-year-old boy. Her blog, Mammamoiselle, is dedicated to sharing parenting and lifestyle tips, recipes, and glimpses into her life as a mother of three in the New York/New Jersey Metro Area. 

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Giveaway-GameTruck Party

The end of the school year is here and summer break is just a few hours away.  What is the one thing your kids love to do the most when at home?  My kid is play games.  A couple of months ago my sister in law threw my nephew a birthday party and she had a game truck come for a couple of hours.  This is was great because it kept all the kids entertained.  There was plenty of room in the truck for all of them to play-with 4 HGTVs, different game systems, and so many games to choose from. 

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Win a GameTruck Video Game Party

Adventures of 8 shares the day-to-day happenings of Shauna and her multi-generational family, family-friendly reviews, and giveaways.  Shauna's review will walk you through the entire GameTruck Party Process - from the online Party Planner to a step by step guide to what happens during the day. See Shauna's review, "Win a GameTruck Video Game Party" below, originally posted on Adventures of 8 on June 17, 2014.

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Be the cool Mom with a GameTruck Party

See Dawn's review, "Be A Cool Mom with a GameTruck Party", below, originally posted on June 16, 2014 on TheFrugalMom.net.

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