Review: Splatoon is Nintendo's next big franchise

by Blogger on ‎05-27-2015 07:00 AM - last edited on ‎05-28-2015 03:04 PM by Editor in Chief

splatoon.jpgSplatoon, one of Nintendo's most anticipated titles of the year is here, and is available exclusively on the Wii U. Challenge friends and family in this "inkcredible" colourful third-person action shooter, where you play as Inklings, unique creatures who can transform between humanoid and squid form. Let’s dive in and take a look at this highly anticipated third-person action shooter, shall we?

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Pre-order God of War III Remastered and receive the Fall of Olympus Dynamic Theme!

by Blogger on ‎05-26-2015 07:03 PM - last edited on ‎05-28-2015 03:05 PM by Editor in Chief

god-of-war-2.jpgThis summer, Sony is celebrating Kratos' tenth birthday in a big way with God of War III Remastered, a beautiful new high-definition version of this legendary action-adventure game, arriving on PlayStation 4. What's more, if you pre-order the game online on BestBuy.ca, as a special bonus you'll get the brand new God of War – Fall of Olympus Dynamic Theme just in time for the worldwide launch!

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Adventure games you must play this year

by Blogger on ‎05-25-2015 02:42 PM - last edited on ‎05-27-2015 09:09 AM by Editor in Chief

walkingdeadwdgame-motor-inn.jpgThe first game that I really, truly remember passionately loving as a child was Space Quest II: Vohaul’s Revenge. Sierra Online, along with LucasArts, represented the heart and soul of the Adventure game genre for nearly two decades until the bottom fell out of the market, leaving a vast desert of mainstream adventure gaming… until now. The adventure game is back, and there are some incredible experiences that you need to be playing RIGHT NOW. Read on to learn about the best Adventure games you should play this year.

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Free London from oppression in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

by Blogger on ‎05-21-2015 05:17 PM - last edited on ‎05-22-2015 11:01 AM by Editor in Chief

ACS teaser 2.jpgRecently announced, Assassin's Creed Syndicate is the latest installment in the iconic Assassin's Creed franchise. Sporting the largest, most modern, and life-like open-world city to date in the franchise, Assassin's Creed Syndicate is set to make its debut this fall. Come find out all the information on this newly announced game, and watch a nine minute gameplay walkthrough of Assassin's Creed Syndicate.

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Toronto Blue Jays’ Russell Martin talks about MLB 15: The Show

by Blogger on ‎05-21-2015 09:11 AM - last edited on ‎05-21-2015 11:42 AM by Editor in Chief

russell-Martin.jpgFor Blue Jays catcher, and resident Canadian, Russell Martin, being a cover athlete for a video game is a case of coming full circle. A childhood fan of the Jays and Expos growing up in Montreal, and a gamer at heart, the two-time All-Star catcher talks about being on the cover of MLB 15: The Show and what it’s like playing the game.

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Simulation games you must play this year

by Blogger on ‎05-20-2015 05:17 PM - last edited on ‎05-27-2015 09:41 AM by Editor in Chief

forza.jpgEver wanted to drive track at over 200km/h? Not your style? How about driving tractor and prepping a field for the fall harvest? Maybe you’re a little more politically minded, and you’d like to manage the daily goings-on of a village with weird, bizarre animal-like villagers. The wonderful thing about simulation games is that they let you do things that you never could or would. Want to get caught up with some of the best sim games out there right now? Read on.

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5 reasons every racing sim fan should have Project CARS

by Blogger on ‎05-18-2015 08:41 PM - last edited on ‎05-19-2015 04:10 PM by Editor in Chief

Project CARS teaser.jpgOne of the most anticipated racing simulation games of the past three and a half years is finally here. Project CARS was developed on a new crowdfunding platform, with the help of over 80,000 community members, developer Slightly Mad Studios set out to make the ultimate racing simulator game. If you love racing simulation games like Forza Motorsport or Gran Turismo come read my top 5 reasons why every racing sim fan should have Project CARS.

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Pre-Order EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour now to receive TPC Scottsdale, host of the Phoenix Open!

by Blogger on ‎05-13-2015 08:32 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2015 09:52 AM by Editor in Chief

Rory-M-PGA-scottsdale.jpgPowered by the Frostbite engine, EA Sports presents Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, breathing life into a new world where you experience every detail. Pre-ordering online at bestbuy.ca now means your copy for PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will include access to TPC Scottsdale!

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Trade-In your games at Best Buy Canada, it's super easy!

by Blogger on ‎05-13-2015 06:47 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2015 09:55 AM by Editor in Chief

Best Buy Game Trade Ins.jpgHey gamers! Want to get store credit for games you're no longer playing? Best Buy Canada has a trade-in games program you're going to love, come check out all the details!

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10 reasons why every fighting fan should have Mortal Kombat X

by Blogger ‎05-13-2015 06:15 PM - edited ‎05-13-2015 06:30 PM

Mortal Kombat X - Raiden.jpgIf there's one video game that has been dominating news headlines this year, it's Mortal Kombat X on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Are you wondering what all the hype is about? If so, click on through as I explore ten reasons why Mortal Kombat X is so awesome, every fighting fan should be playing this game right now.

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Cyber safety tips for console gamers

by Plug-in Legend on ‎05-13-2015 12:54 PM - last edited on ‎05-15-2015 12:13 PM by Editor in Chief

console gamers.jpgRemember when being "connected" as a console gamer didn't refer to much more than the RF switch that plugged into your television? Nowadays, with the advent of online gaming, digital marketplaces, and services such as Xbox Live and Playstation Network, your gaming consoles are most often online even when you are not. Here are some tips to protect yourself and your children when getting your game on.

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Pre-order Final Fantasy XIV Online: Heavensward online to receive Early Access and Unique Loot

by Blogger on ‎05-12-2015 10:30 PM - last edited on ‎05-13-2015 11:35 AM by Editor in Chief

ff_Heavensward-bonus.jpgOn June 23, this MMORPG is coming to PC, Mac, PS3 and PlayStation 4 with a brand new expansion packed with content. If you pre-order the game now on bestbuy.ca, as a special bonus you'll receive early access to the expansion content ahead of the official launch, along with Baron Circle and Baron Earrings loot reminiscent of Cecil Harvey of Final Fantasy IV and a Chocobo Chick Courier pet.

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Open-world games you must play this year

by Plug-in Legend ‎05-10-2015 07:51 PM - edited ‎05-14-2015 07:43 AM

Grand Theft Auto V PC Trevor.jpgOpen-world is one of the most fun and innovative genres to watch evolve across all of gaming. Every year the maps get larger, the people and environments becomes more interactive and realistic, and the amount of freedom you can experience from roaming around a virtual world grows and grows. Here are a handful of recent and up-and-coming titles perfect for losing yourself in a vast, sprawling digital creation:

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roxio.jpgAre you looking to become a popular YouTube gaming personality with thousands of followers? Or perhaps you want to break into the gaming industry by creating great original content for the web? Maybe you just want to snag proof of that perfect speed run to show your friends! Either way, the first thing you'll need is a good capture device, like the Roxio Game Capture HD Pro.

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Advantages of a PlayStation Plus membership

by Blogger ‎05-09-2015 07:07 AM - edited ‎05-09-2015 07:28 AM

PlayStation_Plus.jpgHey PlayStation gamers! Did you know that Sony’s premium subscription service, PlayStation Plus, provides a wealth of benefits ranging from online multiplayer on PlayStation 4, to exclusive member discounts, access to game betas, demos, and more? That’s on top of the best benefit of them all—Instant Game Collection—offering six different video games for you to download free each and every month!

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Reward Zone Gamers Club – Get more for your game

by Blogger on ‎05-06-2015 07:39 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2015 10:32 AM by Editor in Chief

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Do you love getting free stuff? Then you will be interested in Best Buy Canada's completely free rewards programs. You get access to special contests, giveaways, sales, and you can even earn reward certificates to redeem towards your next purchase. Let me tell you all about it!

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Advantages of an Xbox Live Gold membership

by Blogger ‎05-06-2015 06:00 PM - edited ‎05-09-2015 07:28 AM

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Have an Xbox One or Xbox 360 gaming console and are looking to get the most out of it? Consider investing in an Xbox Live Gold membership. There are numerous benefits you'll want to take advantage of, including online multiplayer, exclusive discounts and free games. Yes, free games.

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Brace yourself for the Star Wars Universe in Disney Infinity 3.0!

by Blogger on ‎05-05-2015 09:48 PM - last edited on ‎05-11-2015 01:12 PM by Editor in Chief

StarWarsLineup.jpgIt's perhaps the most and least surprising news to Disney Infinity series fans: The Star Wars universe is going to be a part of the series! With 3 announced playsets, the appearances of all the familiar faces and the ability to mix and match them in all episodes, Disney Infinity 3.0 is primed to be a big hit this Fall. Check out more on the Star Wars announcement along with other new characters and playsets by clicking on to read more.

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Don't miss these hot games releasing in May 2015

by Blogger on ‎05-04-2015 09:00 PM - last edited on ‎05-05-2015 09:49 AM by Editor in Chief

witcher3_en_screenshot_the_witcher_3_wild_hunt.jpgGet your gaming consoles warmed up and keep your controllers in-hand as another huge month of gaming is upon us! May will see the release of The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, Nintendo's brand new third-person action game Splatoon, and after a few delays, Project CARS is finally speeding off the starting line. Let's take a look at the games!

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Pre-Order Godzilla for PS4 online now and get early access to Hollywood Godzilla!

by Blogger on ‎05-04-2015 08:28 PM - last edited on ‎05-25-2015 02:09 PM by Editor in Chief

Godzilla Teaser 1.jpgGodzilla, the iconic giant monster or ‘kaiju’  as they say in Japan, finally graces the latest generation of video game consoles in what promises to be the summers biggest smash fest. Pre-order your copy of Godzilla for PlayStation 4 online now and get early access to play as Hollywood Godzilla!

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Pre-order Payday 2 Crimewave Edition online to receive the HardTime Loot Bag DLC

by Blogger ‎05-03-2015 01:12 PM - edited ‎05-05-2015 10:17 AM

payday-crimewave-dlc.jpg The massively popular co-operative criminal heist game Payday 2 is coming to next-generation game consoles, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this June! Want to get an edge on law enforcement trying to bust your perfect bank robbery? Pre-order Payday 2 Crimewave Edition online and receive the HardTime Loot Bag for bonus cash, a red dot weapon sight modification, and much more!

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Halo 5 Guardians twin trailers, more than meets the eye

by Blogger on ‎04-29-2015 06:44 PM - last edited on ‎04-30-2015 10:51 AM by Editor in Chief

Halo 5 Guardians Teaser.jpgAbout a month ago we got a chance to see a glimpse into the upcoming events in the much anticipated Halo 5 Guardians, with a release of twin trailers. With these trailers 343 Industries has not only given us a brief look at the narrative for the upcoming game but they have also made us scratch our heads in wonder at the events that might befall the Master Chief.

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Nintendo preparing new Wii U Deluxe bundle for the release of Splatoon

by Blogger on ‎04-29-2015 06:40 PM - last edited on ‎04-30-2015 10:53 AM by Editor in Chief

SPLATOON_Bundle.jpgNintendo is celebrating the launch of their "inkcredible" new third-person action shooter game, Splatoon, with a special Wii U Splatoon Deluxe console that includes the game—and other surprises! Come check out the details of this exciting new Wii U bundle, and find out why Splatoon is going to be so much fun to play!

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Review: Etrian Mystery Dungeon fuses two great franchises into one epic dungeon crawler

by Plug-in Legend on ‎04-28-2015 08:00 AM - last edited on ‎04-28-2015 12:37 PM by Editor in Chief

Etrian Mystery Dungeon Ninja.jpgWorlds collide as two major Japanese studios come together to bring you Etrian Mystery Dungeon, a mash-up of all the best parts of the Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon series’ of Japanese role-playing games. With the potential for dozens upon dozens of hours of dungeon crawling, rogue-like action, this is one collaboration worth checking out for more than just the crossover fan service it provides.

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Action games you must play this year

by Blogger on ‎04-27-2015 07:11 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2015 10:36 AM by Editor in Chief

Action Games of 2015.jpgAs technology races forward so does the way we play games. The best way to experience these increasingly breathtaking sights and sounds is to jump right in with some fast paced, pedal to the metal, action video games! This year has already brought us some games that certainly made a bang,looking at you Battlefield Hardline, but what’s coming up promises to be just as fast and fun!

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Preorder Call of Duty: Black Ops III and get access to the Multiplayer Beta!

by Blogger on ‎04-26-2015 10:05 AM - last edited on ‎05-27-2015 03:52 PM by Editor in Chief

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Today's the day Call of Duty fans have been waiting for: the world reveal of the next big entry in the series, Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Check out all the first details here!

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Review: State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition – the world overrun by zombies

by Blogger ‎04-25-2015 08:43 PM - edited ‎05-25-2015 06:24 AM

SOD.jpgThe fastest selling original game on Xbox Live Arcade comes to the Xbox One. State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition features enhanced graphics, new achievements, community challenges, and includes two major add-ons: Break Down and Lifeline.

 

Do you have what it takes to face the zombie apocalypse, and make it out alive? 

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Overview: Grand Theft Auto V PC

by Blogger on ‎04-20-2015 01:27 PM - last edited on ‎05-05-2015 10:20 AM by Blogger

gtav-pc.jpgGrand Theft Auto V was nearly perfect when I bought it for PS4. I played it for uncounted hours (more single-player than multiplayer) but it was a game that has eaten a good chunk of my life. I just bought it again on PC; here’s why you should own it there too.

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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, prepare to die again!

by Blogger on ‎04-19-2015 02:06 PM - last edited on ‎05-05-2015 10:21 AM by Blogger

Dark Souls II Scholar of the First Sin Teaser.jpgDark Souls II, brought us back to the unforgiving world of Drangleic. A world where your only hope is to kill the now insane remnants of people now known as hollows and collect their souls to try and regain whatever you can of your frail humanity. Now with Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, you can play through the full game plus all of its extra content, improved graphics and even more players in online play. Prepare to die, again!

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EA announces release date of Star Wars Battlefront in first full-length trailer

by Blogger ‎04-17-2015 06:06 PM - edited ‎05-05-2015 10:46 AM

2386 Boba_Sitter_Glam.jpgHot on the heels of the yesterday's surprise release of a new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, comes the first full-length trailer for Electronic Arts' upcoming video game, Star Wars Battlefront. That's already more than enough to get any Star Wars fan thoroughly excited, but check this out: if you pre-order Star Wars Battlefront on Bestbuy.ca, you'll get an exclusive Boba Fett bobblehead! Get ready Star Wars fans, this holiday season couldn't get any more exciting!

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