Review: Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition

by Blogger ‎06-30-2015 10:32 PM - edited ‎06-30-2015 10:48 PM

puzzle-dragons-two-games.jpgGungHo 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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Review: LEGO Jurassic World, all four Jurassic films in one action-packed video game

by Blogger on ‎06-25-2015 09:29 PM - last edited on ‎06-26-2015 02:16 PM by Editor in Chief

teaser.jpgLEGO 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.

 

Come find out why this is the best LEGO game yet!

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Pre-order Assassin's Creed Syndicate and get over 45 minutes of extra content!

by Blogger on ‎06-22-2015 09:15 PM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 04:56 PM by Editor in Chief

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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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Pre-order Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and get early access to the Nathan Drake Pack

by Blogger on ‎06-21-2015 09:44 PM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 04:57 PM by Editor in Chief

uncharted drake pack.jpgExcited for next year's hugely anticipated launch of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End? To help prepare you for the next entry in Sony's groundbreaking adventure series, this fall on PS4 you can play remastered releases of the first three games in the series with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection!

 

 

 



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E3 2015: Checking out the latest in gaming audio tech from Turtle Beach

by Blogger ‎06-19-2015 08:31 AM - edited ‎06-19-2015 08:36 AM

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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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E3 2015: Hands on with Star Wars Battlefront and Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2!

by Blogger on ‎06-19-2015 08:00 AM - last edited on ‎06-26-2015 08:44 AM by Editor in Chief

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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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E3 2015: Interview with Nintendo producers of Super Mario Maker and Yoshi's Woolly World

by Blogger on ‎06-19-2015 05:17 AM - last edited on ‎06-26-2015 08:44 AM by Editor in Chief

Mario Maker.JPGOn 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 Maker and Yoshi's Woolly World!

 

 

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Battleborn - 2.JPGToday 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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E3 2015: Taking a closer look at Rise of the Tomb Raider and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

by Blogger on ‎06-18-2015 07:31 AM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 11:25 AM by Editor in Chief

tomb-raider.jpgNext up at my Xbox booth tour at E3 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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E3 2015: Taking a closer look at Forza Motorsport 6 and Halo 5: Guardians

by Blogger on ‎06-18-2015 06:36 AM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 12:23 PM by Editor in Chief

forza2.jpgContinuing on with my booth tours at E3 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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E3 2015: Highlights from the show floor

by Blogger on ‎06-18-2015 01:06 AM - last edited on ‎06-18-2015 09:57 AM by Editor in Chief

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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 2015 was 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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E3 2015: Hands on with Disney Infinity 3.0 made me even more excited

by Blogger on ‎06-17-2015 11:23 PM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 12:23 PM by Editor in Chief

starwars.jpgToday at E3 2015 I 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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E3 2015: PC Gaming Show gave us what's new in PC tech and gaming

by Blogger on ‎06-17-2015 12:19 PM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 12:22 PM by Editor in Chief

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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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E3 2015: Ubisoft unveils new IPs and new entries for our favourite franchises

by Blogger on ‎06-17-2015 11:27 AM - last edited on ‎06-18-2015 10:21 AM by Editor in Chief

ubisoft.jpgCBS'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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E3 2015: Square Enix offers most diverse gaming line-up ever

by Blogger ‎06-17-2015 09:57 AM - edited ‎06-17-2015 11:37 AM

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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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E3 2015: Nintendo's Digital Event & booth tour

by Blogger on ‎06-17-2015 08:20 AM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 12:22 PM by Editor in Chief

mario.JPGWith the E3 2015 show 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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E3 2015: Sony unveils impressive line-up of titles for all types of gamers

by Blogger on ‎06-16-2015 07:48 AM - last edited on ‎06-16-2015 09:16 AM by Editor in Chief

sony-event.jpgOne thing was clear from watching Sony's PlayStation E3 2015 Press Conference: they have games for everyone on the horizon. From action titles like Uncharted 4, to fighting games like Street Fighter V, to the incredible announcement that the most universally acclaimed role-playing game of all time—Final Fantasy VII—are all coming to PlayStation! 

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E3 2015: Microsoft presented exciting games and new features you will love

by Blogger on ‎06-16-2015 06:07 AM - last edited on ‎06-16-2015 10:42 AM by Editor in Chief

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At Microsoft's Xbox E3 2015 keynote address, the company unveiled what they described as the "Greatest Holiday Games Lineup in Xbox History". With games like Halo 5, Forza Motorsport 6, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition all coming this fall I can't help but agree--this is going to be the best holiday ever for Xbox fans!

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Microsoft Introduces Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility for Xbox One!

by Blogger on ‎06-15-2015 10:09 PM - last edited on ‎06-16-2015 09:49 AM by Editor in Chief

XboxE3.jpgEarlier today during their E3 press conference, Microsoft announced plans for Xbox 360 backwards compatibility on the Xbox One. Starting with a 21 game pilot program, you'll have the opportunity to play titles on a virtual software version of the 360 and earn achievements, play online and more! Find out more about Microsoft's plans for this backwards compatibility by reading on.

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E3 2015: Bethesda goes big with their inaugural E3 press conference

by Blogger on ‎06-15-2015 11:39 AM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 12:20 PM by Editor in Chief

dishonored.jpgLast night Bethesda brought their A game, or should I say games, to the Dolby Theatre in north Hollywood, officially kicking off the E3 2015 press conferences. What a show it was, delivering exciting updates on hugely anticipated games like Fallout 4 and The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, as well as confirming releases for DOOM and Dishonored 2!

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E3 2015: Nintendo World Championships begins show on a high note

by Blogger on ‎06-15-2015 06:45 AM - last edited on ‎06-15-2015 09:21 AM by Editor in Chief

E3 2015 - Nintendo World Championships 1.jpgNintendo kicked off E3 2015 in a huge way yesterday with the first Nintendo World Championships in 25 years! The event saw sixteen competitors do battle in eight Nintendo video games—including modern hits, nostalgic classics, and even a new game reveal!

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Overview: Oculus Rift Pre-E3 2015 Conference

by Blogger ‎06-14-2015 01:09 AM - edited ‎06-15-2015 11:23 AM

OC_GDCSTILL_Treated25.jpgThe world of VR is about to explode; leading the charge is the world’s largest social media company, Facebook, and their newest acquisition in the space: Oculus VR. Last week Oculus unveiled their plans to unleash their consumer VR Headset, the Oculus Rift. But that’s not all! Along with this announcement came a handful of others… which you’ll need to read on to find out about.

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Skylanders SuperChargers brings Vehicles to Life

by Blogger ‎06-13-2015 07:43 PM - edited ‎06-13-2015 07:57 PM

Skylander-StarterPack.jpgThis September, get ready for next Skylanders adventure, one that will take to you across land, sea, and sky! In Skylanders SuperChargers, you'll be introduced to vehicles―a first for the series―letting you speed down roads, plunge through rapids, or do barrel rolls in the air. Time to experience your favourite franchise in a whole new way!

 

 

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E3 2015: what I most want to see at the biggest gaming event of the year

by Blogger on ‎06-11-2015 05:51 AM - last edited on ‎06-11-2015 09:09 AM by Editor in Chief

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Can you believe it—we’re mere days from the biggest and most electric video gaming spectacle of the entire year: the E3 Expo! The anticipation for E3 has been building for months, and now it’s time to truly get excited. What can you expect from the show? How about jaw-dropping new game announcements, thrilling updates on your most anticipated upcoming games, celebrity appearances (we all know it’s going to happen!), and all the glitz, glamour, and gaming awesomeness you can handle. Get set, it’s time for E3!

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New technology solutions to help you get the most out of your Xbox One

by Blogger on ‎06-10-2015 03:07 PM - last edited on ‎06-10-2015 03:17 PM by Editor in Chief

xbox1.jpgI have always been a big fan of the Xbox in all of its iterations. From the Original Xbox which brought me and my friends endless hours of Halo: Combat Evolved multiplayer action, to the Xbox One where I have been dropping titans with unmatched glee, now in Titanfall for over a year. The consoles might be great but there are also some great accessories out there which can certainly improve the experience and I got the info to help you do just that!

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Enter Best Buy's Road to E3 Twitter contest to win great gaming prizes

by Editor in Chief ‎06-05-2015 10:17 AM - edited ‎06-09-2015 02:48 PM

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We are celebrating the advent of another great E3 conference with our "Road to E3" Twitter contest. The prizes will include consoles from the biggest manufactures and, of course, amazing games. We want everyone to have a chance to win; in fact each person can get up to 7 chances to win. Entering the contest is fast and easy. Here are all the details:

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Nintendo World Championships are coming to E3 2015!

by Blogger on ‎06-05-2015 05:05 AM - last edited on ‎06-08-2015 08:45 AM by Editor in Chief

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Nintendo is kicking off the E3 festivities this year in a huge way by inviting fans from around the world to watch the thrilling finals of the Nintendo World Championships live on Sunday, June 14. This is the first time in 25 years that Nintendo has held these Championships, signalling the company's grand return to competitive gaming—a sport they helped popularize back in the 90's.

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Here are the 'can't miss' games coming out in June 2015

by Blogger on ‎06-02-2015 01:59 PM - last edited on ‎06-23-2015 12:00 PM by Editor in Chief

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For gamers, it just doesn’t get any bigger than June. E3 Expo is just around the corner, and with it will come monumental new game announcements, breathtaking world premiere trailers, and thrilling updates for your favourite upcoming games. You’ve heard about food pairing, but what about game pairing? While you’re enjoying the excitement of E3, here are some games releasing this month you definitely won’t want to miss!

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MMO Games you must play this year

by Blogger on ‎05-31-2015 03:17 PM - last edited on ‎06-01-2015 12:07 PM by Editor in Chief

world-of-warcraft.jpgMassively multiplayer games are a lot of fun; they give you the excitement and action of a great game, and they add to it by letting you play with your friends … a lot of your friends. Not every MMO game is about role-playing anymore, leading to some compelling gaming experiences. Want to know what’s big in big-numbers online play? Read on.

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Pre-order Until Dawn for PlayStation 4 and receive the Bonus Chapter!

by Blogger on ‎05-31-2015 02:31 PM - last edited on ‎06-01-2015 12:23 PM by Editor in Chief

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You won't have to wait long to play Sony's exciting new survival horror game, Until Dawn, as the company recently announced it's releasing on August 25. But wait, there's more! If you pre-order the game online on BestBuy.ca, you'll receive the Until Dawn Bonus Chapter, giving you exclusive scenes for two of the main characters!

 

 

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