The next Mirror’s Edge game has been a long time coming, as the first game in the series was released back in 2008. Fans rejoiced this E3 when we all got our first real glimpse of Faith back in action, and she along with the game has never looked better! Set to release on February 26 2016 Mirror’s Edge Catalyst will bring us back to the city skyscrapers and by pre-ordering now online with Best Buy you can get the Combat Runner Kit to help fight your way to freedom.
Godzillahas awakened and is ready to stomp his way onto the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 this summer. Causing mass destruction and total annihilation, you are in control of the most famous and destructive kaiju in entertainment history.
Feel the incredible strength and destructive power of Godzilla as you battle in one of the 5 gameplay modes and lay waste to cities, and power-up your monster with G-Energy.
Does Godzilla have what it takes to be this summer’s smash hit game?
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The Internet of Things has been covered in-depth on a few fronts. Tom gave you an overview of the IoT with this article, talking about how the internet is finding its way into televisions. We’ve seen other articles on how IoT is affecting our interaction with computers and wearables. There’s a category that has seen huge changes over the last decade as the internet becomes more integrated: gaming and toys. While this is by no means a comprehensive overview, here’s a look at how those categories are making the most out of their pipeline to the internet.
After taking a year off, EA Sports is finally back with the latest entry in its annual golf title, and this time with a brand new face for the franchise. Utilizing the Frostbite 3 engine, EA is poised to bring some of the most realistic golf experiences to current generation consoles. It's time to tee off with Rory McIlroy PGA Tour.
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On October 27th, experience the next chapter in Master Chief’s epic saga in Halo 5: Guardians, launching worldwide exclusively on Xbox One. The game will deliver everything Halo fans could want: an action-packed co-operative campaign, 4-vs-4 competitive arena multiplayer, and the all-new, massive-scale 24-player combat in Warzone. Pre-order online now, and as a special bonus, you’ll receive the Best Buy Exclusive Longshot Assault Rifle!
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Sports fans—it’s time to get pumped up for another exciting season of EA Sports’ action! Beginning this August, EA is going for another “hat trick” with the next entries of their industry-leading sports games, Madden NFL 16, NHL 16 and FIFA 16. By pre-ordering these upcoming titles, not only will you be first in line to play, but you’ll also score some incredible bonuses. Come check them out!
The number one name in tactical first person shooter action is coming back this fall and promises to be the most action packed instalment in the franchise. This fall on October 13th, Ubisoft will be releasing Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege. Pre-order your copy online now to get closed beta access and the Gold Weapons Pack.
Ubisoft is once again set to bring another Tom Clancy game to the masses. This time they are poised to bring gamers something fresh and are going to push the boundaries of what we consider gaming. Tom Clancy’s The Division is the upcoming massively multiplayer online, open world, third-person shooter-role playing hybrid, which is set to release on March 8th 2016. By pre-ordering your copy online now you can get yourself a code for the BETA and access to bonus content upon the games release.
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2K Games' top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise is once again hitting the courts this fall, with NBA 2K16 arriving on both next-generation consoles (PS4/Xbox One), and prior generation consoles (PS3/Xbox 360). While the official street date is Tuesday, September 29th, if you pre-order the game online or in-store at Best Buy you can get your hands on the game the Friday before launch―a whopping four days early. Now that's awesome!
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The world-renowned fighting game series, Street Fighter, is back with its fifth, all-new main entry coming exclusively to PlayStation 4 and Windows PC early next year! For Street Fighter V, Capcom has announced the largest online beta testing in the history of the franchise, and exclusive access to this program is yours when you pre-order the game online on BestBuy.ca. Secure your online pre-order early to guarantee your spot in the hottest beta program arriving this summer!
Get set for the next big chapter of Destiny, the best-selling new video game franchise of all time, when The Taken King launches on PlayStation and Xbox platforms this September. With The Taken King Legendary Edition, you can have the complete Destiny experience, including the original game, two DLC expansions, and the all-new major expansion, The Taken King―all in one must-have gaming package!
Microsoft had a phenomenal E3 press conference this year, and one of the most exciting moments came when they announced the new Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller, releasing this October. This high quality, performance-grade controller is specifically designed to give competitive gamers ultimate freedom to customize and personalize it to their individual play style. If you’re wanting to get an edge on the competition, this new controller will help you play like a pro!
GungHo Online Entertainment’s Puzzle & Dragons, a bona fide runaway success on mobile platforms, has arrived on Nintendo 3DS—and along with it comes a second, all-new adventure starring Mario! If you enjoy puzzle games with light role-playing game elements then you won’t want to miss out on this two-in-one game bundle, Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition.
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LEGO Jurassic World is here and is teeming with big, friendly, flying, battling and even goofy dinosaurs! In this family-friendly game, you’ll play through each of the four epic Jurassic Park storylines in classic LEGO tongue and cheek style. With over 20 different kinds of playable dinosaurs, 120 unlockable characters, and over 20 vehicles you will have plenty to do and see in this mammoth game.
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In Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, get set to explore the largest and most modern open-world city ever created for an Assassin’s Creed game. The setting is London in the year 1868, towards the end of the Industrial Revolution, a time period marked by rapid technological progress—and a massive widening gap between the working class and the rich. With tensions rising, it’s time to unite the London underworld against their corrupt elite oppressors, Assassin’s Creed style!
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My last booth visit at E3 2015 was with Turtle Beach to check out all their latest innovations in gaming audio headsets and equipment. As a gamer, having a good pair of headphones is vitally important. The strength of Turtle Beach is that they offer a range of products in all price ranges, so you can pick the pair best suited to your needs. My meeting with them also helped me discover an innovative new project they are working on, which could revolutionize how we listen to television.
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Perhaps no other game at E3 2015 made quite the big splash that EA's Star Wars Battlefront did, appearing at both Sony's and EA's press conferences, and the game was playable in both of their booths (in massive displays I might add). The lines were huge at the EA booth, but I managed to get in and try out the game's epic 40-person battle mode. While in the EA area, I hopped on over to the Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 VIP section to get hands-on time with the next entry of this hilarious, yet deep first-person shooter franchise!
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On my last day of E3 2015, I headed back to the Nintendo booth for an opportunity I've been looking forward to the most all week: the chance to interview famed Nintendo executives, Takashi Tezuka and Yosuke Oshino. They are the producers of none other than Super Mario Makerand Yoshi's Woolly World!
Today at E3 2015, I had the rare opportunity to visit the 2K booth to check out their upcoming new co-operative first-person shooter game Battleborn. It's being developed by Gearbox, the creators of Borderlands, and if you like that franchise (there are millions who do!), then you just have to check out this game!
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Next up at my Xbox booth tour atE3 2015, Microsoft invited me to come meet the developers of Rise of the Tomb Raider and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, two of their biggest upcoming games this fall on Xbox One. During these private sessions I got to learn more about each game, here are the key takeaways!
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Continuing on with my booth tours atE3 2015, Microsoft invited me to come meet the developers of Forza Motorsport 6 and Halo 5: Guardians to get an inside look at the latest developments of this game. Here are the highlights!
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Each year at E3 the booths seem to get a little more decorated, the set-ups a little more elaborate, and the wow-factor a little more intense. This year at E3 2015was no exception, with tons of game companies splurging on eye-popping displays that you just have to see. Go big, or go home they say! Well, from what I see at E3, virtually every major game company present has decided to go big!
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Today at E3 2015I had the esteemed privilege to meet with the folks at Disney Interactive to check out Disney Infinity 3.0--the Play Set games and the characters figures. I have to say, the more I learned about this year's version, and the longer I played, the more excited I got! Here's why Disney Infinity 3.0 is shaping up to be the best entry in the series yet!
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Last night at E3 2015 gave us the ingural PC Gaming Show, and event celebrating PC gaming culture, and giving us a look at the future of PC games and tech. The show was filled with notable PC gaming luminaries who showed new gameplay demos, discussed the makings of their hit games, and also saw a few world premiere game trailers. Come with me as we take a look at the highlights!
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CBS's "The Talk" host Aisha Tyler was back again this year to MC Ubisoft's E3 2015 press conference, and what a show it was! Ubisoft always brings something new for gamers each E3, and this year was no exception. From brand new IPs, to the latest entry in your favourite Ubisoft franchises, this press conference had it all. Let's look at the games!
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At E3 2015, Square Enix hosted there first conference in many years, and it was obvious why they have such a large presence this year: so many great games! What impressed me the most is how Square Enix is diversifying their games line-up, which ranges from open world, to stealth, the third-person action, to classic JRPGs. They presented games for everyone, and many of their biggest titles are launching this fall! Let's take a look at what they showed us.
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With the E3 2015show floor now open, I made a bee line over to the Nintendo booth to gets some hands-on time with their hottest upcoming releases for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. I had a chance to check out many games shown on Nintendo's online streamed Digital Event, including Mario Maker, Yoshi's Woolly World, Star Fox Zero, and more. Let's take a look!
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