From the leading developer and publisher of interactive storytelling, Telltale Games, and world-renowned game developer Mojang, comes the dream video game collaboration: Minecraft Story Mode! For the first time ever, experience a rich, full story inside the vast Minecraft world—spanning the Overworld, through to the Nether, The End, and beyond. All with Telltale Games’ signature brand of episodic storytelling!


Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider is one of the best games of 2015

by Blogger ‎11-20-2015 09:16 PM - edited ‎11-21-2015 12:47 PM

Capture2.jpgRise of the Tomb Raider, the sequel to the 2013 action-adventure game Tomb Raider, is here and is only available on Xbox One and Xbox 360 this holiday season. Whereas Tomb Raider’s focus was on building Lara’s character into the strong woman that she would become, Rise of the Tomb Raider returns the series back to the roots of tomb raiding. Featuring high-octane action, stunning environments, a revamped crafting system, and a stealthier Lara—Rise of the Tomb Raider sets out to push the envelope on the Xbox One and Xbox 360.


Best Buy Canada stages epic lightsaber battle to celebrate Star Wars Battlefront

by Blogger ‎11-20-2015 05:32 AM - edited ‎11-20-2015 05:35 AM


In celebration of Star Wars Battlefront, which released this week on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, Best Buy Canada hosted a truly extraordinary Jedi vs. Sith duel in downtown Toronto last month as part of the city's massive public Lightsaber Battle. It was a truly epic showdown between the light and dark sides of the forcecome check out what went down!


Xbox One backward compatibility has arrived: Here's how it works

by Blogger ‎11-18-2015 07:33 PM - edited ‎11-18-2015 07:39 PM


It's time to get excited Xbox fans, as the most-requested Xbox One feature—backward compatibility—has officially arrived! With the recent launch of the "New Xbox One Experience," over 100 Xbox 360 games can now be played on your Xbox One consoles, with hundreds more in the months to come. Come see how it works!


Nintendo 3DS downloadable gems

by Blogger on ‎11-17-2015 09:17 PM

New Nintendo 3DS Teaser.jpgThe Nintendo 3DS might have had a slow start upon its initial release, but now it’s one of the top selling handheld video game systems of all time. The Nintendo 3DS boast some huge Nintendo titles, like Smash Bros, several Legend of Zelda releases and more, but first party titles are not all this plucky little handheld has to offer. Here are 3 download titles for the 3DS that are sure to keep you glued to its stereoscopic 3D screen.


Review: Halo 5 Guardians lives up to all the hype

by Blogger on ‎11-12-2015 11:15 PM - last edited on ‎11-16-2015 03:28 PM by Editor in Chief

Halo-5-box-art.jpgThe wait is over! Halo 5: Guardians is here, and along with it comes the return of the legendary Master Chief. As the first Halo game built from the ground up on Microsoft's latest Xbox gaming console, 343 Industries has worked hard to create what might just be the best Halo game yet. You'll be amazed how incredible the game is, come take a look!


Review: Guitar Hero Live allows you to take centre stage like never before

by Blogger on ‎11-12-2015 05:50 PM - last edited on ‎11-14-2015 11:18 AM by Blogger

Guitar-Hero-Live.jpgThe pop culture phenomenon that captured the hearts of 40 million players worldwide is back! Guitar Hero Live introduces a newly redesigned guitar controller, two new ways to play, and hundreds of additional songs. After years of research and development by Activision and FreeStyleGames, come find out if Guitar Hero Live will take over your living room once again.


Review: Chibi-Robo swings into action in Zip Lash for Nintendo 3DS

by Blogger ‎11-12-2015 02:10 PM - edited ‎11-13-2015 07:31 AM

Chibi-robo-zip-lash-boxart.jpgAt only 10cm tall, the adorable, diminutive Chibi-Robo proves that heroes with big hearts can come in pintsized packages. In his latest adventure, Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash for Nintendo 3DS, our favourite robotic helper must save our planet from sweet-toothed aliens out to steal our most precious resource—yummy candy!


PlayStation 4 is the "Best Place to Play" with these great bundles!

by Blogger on ‎11-09-2015 09:58 AM - last edited on ‎11-17-2015 05:14 PM by Editor in Chief


Sony is reaffirming this fall that PlayStation 4 is the best place to play with four incredible hardware bundles you just have to see. Whether you're looking to upgrade your gaming console, or jump into the PlayStation experience for the very first time, these bundles are the best way to enjoy the powerful, exciting world of PlayStation 4!


Review: LEGO Dimensions is one of the greatest game mash-ups of all time

by Blogger ‎11-06-2015 08:42 PM - edited ‎11-06-2015 09:49 PM


In one fell swoop, the burgeoning “toys to life” video game landscape has changed considerably with the arrival of LEGO Dimensions from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Using a special portal you build with your own hands, this unique game transports real-world LEGO Dimensions minifigs into animated digital characters that appear in your game. From Batman, to Marty McFly, to Scooby-Doo, you won’t believe the many universes that collide in this game. Come see how it all works!


November_Games_montage.jpgRemember all those awesome games unveiled at this year’s E3 Expo? Well, by the end of this month, most of them will be available at Best Buy Canada! Just look at the impressive list of games coming out in November: Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Star Wars Battlefront, Fallout 4, Need For Speed, Rise of the Tomb Raider—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg!


Review: Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer is relaxing, charming, and fun!

by Blogger ‎10-30-2015 02:11 PM - edited ‎10-30-2015 07:03 PM

3DS_AnimalCrossingHappyHomeDesigner.jpgIt’s time to let loose your creative flair in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for Nintendo 3DS. As the newest employee of Nook’s Homes, it’s your job to design the perfect homes—inside and out—for all your favourite Animal Crossing friends!


Review: Transformers Devastation, brings the original Transformers to the latest consoles

by Blogger on ‎10-27-2015 11:30 AM - last edited on ‎10-28-2015 07:58 AM by Blogger

Transformers Devastation Teaser.jpgWhen I was growing up in the 80s there were all sorts of toys, action figures, board games, video games and more. Always something else for our parents to buy us if we pleaded long and hard enough. Some of the most amazing, and still to this day coveted, toys, are the Transformers. Now, finally after all these years of waiting, true fans have a video game worthy of the name Transformers, that game being Transformers Devastation.


Review: Mad Max will take you on a wild ride across the Wasteland

by Blogger ‎10-26-2015 12:14 AM - edited ‎10-26-2015 12:22 AM

mad-max-title-v2.jpgFrom Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Avalanche Studios comes Mad Max, an exhilarating, white-knuckle action-adventure video game set in the same post-apocalyptic world of this year’s blockbuster film Mad Max: Fury Road. After a surprise attack en route to the fabled "Plains of Silence" leaves Max bruised and battered in the Wasteland, without his prized Interceptor car, he sets out to build the ultimate death ride—the Magnum Opus—to seek out and retaliate against those who wronged him.


nba-2k16-and-nba-live-16 Teaser.jpgThe latest NBA season is fast approaching and with it means the latest in the on going basketball video game franchises. NBA Live by EA and NBA 2K by 2K Sports are the go to game for basketball fans and this year's entries(NBA Live 16 and NBA 2K16) promise to be better than each other and their last incarnations.


Review: FIFA 16 welcomes Women's National Teams to the pitch

by Blogger ‎10-22-2015 12:31 PM - edited ‎10-22-2015 12:38 PM

FIFA 16 Catley.jpgFIFA 16 enters the fray this year with one of the most diverse rosters in video game sports. From your favourite Premier League pro's to a dozen Women's National Teams to hallowed football legends and more, everybody is prepared to take to the pitch, so get ready to take control with EA Sports' latest take on "The Beautiful Game".



Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be available very soon!  Gamers all across the country can't wait to get their copy of this very popular gaming franchise. Best Buy is going to make this a very memorable game launch for ten very lucky gamers by giving away the chance to upgrade to the highly coveted Juggernog Edition.  Read about how you can have a chance to win:


Review: Disney Infinity 3.0 is an action-packed, intergalactic tour de force

by Blogger on ‎10-19-2015 09:57 AM - last edited on ‎10-19-2015 03:22 PM by Editor in Chief

starwars infinity.jpgThe wait is finally overStar Wars has come to Disney Infinity! Travel to a galaxy far, far away in Disney Infinity 3.0, the latest entry in Disney Interactive Studios' wildly popular toys to life video game franchise. Join all your favourite Star Wars characters, including Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano, on a fun-filled, planet hopping adventure the whole family will enjoy.


Review: this year Minecraft goes wearable with Gameband

by Blogger on ‎10-14-2015 02:30 PM - last edited on ‎10-15-2015 10:03 AM by Editor in Chief

teaser.jpgThe first-ever Minecraft wearable is here! Exclusive to Best Buy Canada, the Gameband + Minecraft lets you take your worlds with you and play Minecraft from any Windows, Mac, or Linux based computer. Featuring state-of-the-art technology, and the ability to customize your Gameband LED display, the Gameband + Minecraft wearable is an easy and fun way for players of all ages to take Minecraft wherever they go.


Review: Gears of War Ultimate Edition: a classic remastered and modernized for Xbox One

by Blogger on ‎10-13-2015 10:11 PM - last edited on ‎10-23-2015 10:40 AM by Community Manager


No third-person shooter franchise made a bigger impact on Xbox 360 than Gears of War. Now, with Gears of War Ultimate Edition, the game that started it all has made the leap to Xbox One—complete with remastered graphics, modernized controls, and content previously exclusive to the PC version. Gears is back, and better than ever!


Review: Until Dawn is a frightfully good interactive horror game for PlayStation 4

by Blogger on ‎10-08-2015 07:38 AM - last edited on ‎10-23-2015 10:38 AM by Community Manager


There are so many amazing games releasing this year, but few I’ve been looking forward to more than Sony’s PlayStation 4-exclusive interactive horror, Until Dawn. Inspired by Hollywood slasher films from the 80s and 90s golden age, the game centres on eight young adults that travel to a remote mountain cabin in Alberta, Canada, for a winter getaway. The party doesn’t last long though as a lurking danger turns their idyllic vacation into a deadly nightmare—and only your decisions can save them.


Review: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not what you might expect

by Blogger on ‎10-07-2015 07:14 PM - last edited on ‎11-09-2015 11:35 AM by Editor in Chief

teaser.jpgLong time fans of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games have been waiting for a new game in the series for 13 years. The wait is now over, as the latest game in the series is here, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5. Famous pro skaters such as Tony Hawk, Andrew Reynolds, and Aaron “Jaws” Homoki make their return in this over-the-top, fast-paced, combo-fueled game. Is this the game fans have been dreaming about? Let's take a look and see what Tony Hawk and Activision have in store for us this holiday season.


NBA 2K16 and the NBA Series Fantasy Camp

by Blogger on ‎10-06-2015 09:29 PM - last edited on ‎10-15-2015 01:21 PM by Editor in Chief

nba2016.jpgOn Sunday I attended the NBA Canada Series Fantasy Camp, Presented by NBA 2K16. For details of the event (which included the NBA preseason game between the Toronto Raptors and the LA Clippers at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C.) and a detailed overview of the video game it was sponsored by (NBA 2K16, which is now available on multiple platforms), click through and read on. Whether your interests lie more in the video game itself or the amazing live event, I've got you covered. 


NHL 16 Leafs Senators.jpgThe regular season may be just around the corner for 30 eager and hopeful National Hockey League franchises, but things are already in full swing for gamers with the release of NHL 16 for Playstation 4 and Xbox One. The latest release from EA Sports sees a noticeable bump in content over last year, but will it be enough to satisfy hungry fans seeking out a AAA hockey experience?


Video games coming out in October 2015 you won't want to miss!

by Blogger ‎10-06-2015 10:11 AM - edited ‎10-06-2015 11:39 AM

octgamesall.jpgThe moment has finally arrived. October marks the triumphant return of legendary music franchises Rock Band and Guitar Hero! That’s just the tip of the iceberg though as we’ve also got games like Halo 5, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, and WWE 2K16 releasing in mere days. Yes, days! Come see just how awesome the October release schedule is for video games.


Review: Super Mario Maker lets you unleash your creativity on Wii U

by Blogger on ‎10-04-2015 10:21 PM - last edited on ‎10-23-2015 10:12 AM by Community Manager

Super_Mario_Maker_40.jpgOn the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., Nintendo has done something unprecedented: they've handed over the keys to their most iconic franchise to us, the fans. With Super Mario Maker for Wii U, let your creativity run wild as you design your very own dream Super Mario stages using the Wii U GamePad. The possibilities are endless, and so is the fun!


destiny_the_taken_king.jpgThe next chapter in the epic Destiny saga is here! The Taken King Legendary Edition is by far the largest addition to the Destiny universe yet, and builds upon the biggest new video game franchise in history. Perfect for new and experienced Guardians alike, you get the complete Destiny experience all in one amazing package. Included is the original game,The Dark Below and House of Wolves DLC expansion packs, and the all-new, keep you on the edge of your seat expansion―The Taken King. Find out why this is one of the must have games of 2015.


Review: Forza 6 is as realistic as racing gets on the Xbox One

by Blogger on ‎09-28-2015 12:40 PM - last edited on ‎10-23-2015 10:39 AM by Community Manager

Forza 6 Indy Car.jpgIt's been ten years since the first Forza Motorsport game was released for Microsoft consoles, and the team at Turn 10 Studios is marking the decade milestone with one of the most ambitous titles the racing genre has seen to date. Featuring 460 meticulously detailed cars, 26 famous destinations, and some of the most realistic racing experiences ever created, Forza 6 is available for the Xbox One right now


Review: Hatsune Miku Project Mirai DX is a super fun music game for Nintendo 3DS

by Blogger on ‎09-25-2015 06:53 AM - last edited on ‎09-25-2015 12:05 PM by Editor in Chief

Hatsune_Miku_Project_Mirai_DX_10.jpgIf I had to describe SEGA's Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX in a couple of words, hands down it would be "irresistibly cute." This Nintendo 3DS music rhythm game starring the world's most famous virtual diva, Hatsune Miku, lets you tap along to 48 full length fan-favourite songs, in addition to interacting with Miku and friends in so many fun ways. With its large variety of game modes and play styles to suit all skill levels, Project Mirai DX is a game music fans of all ages can enjoy.


Tokyo Game Show 2015: Highlights from the show floor

by Blogger on ‎09-23-2015 08:06 AM - last edited on ‎09-23-2015 09:56 AM by Editor in Chief

Tokyo Game Show 2015 - 1.jpgTokyo Game Show 2015, Japan's largest gaming trade show event (think E3), has officially wrapped up for another year. Once again I made the long 13-hour flight from Toronto to the land of the rising sun to take part in this grand gaming spectacle where Japanese game publishers unveil their latest creations. The show floor was absolutely buzzing with excitement and I had my camera ready to capture all the incredible sights—come take a peak!


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