byBRAD_Respawn02-07-201603:32 PM - edited 02-08-201611:43 AM
Nintendo is once again set to release the latest instalments in many of their fan favourite franchise this year. Both the Nintendo Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS are set to get some heavy hitters. Ports to the Nintendo 3DS, long awaited sequels, indie games, fan funded games and crossovers are all coming this year.
These days, when buying a console, not only are you getting a gaming machine, you are also getting a fully-fledged entertainment system. The consoles of today can play video games, stream movies and TV, can play music, and allow you to share user created content. Come join me, as we look at these feature-rich devices and find out how you can get the most out of your Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U.
PlayStation 4 had an amazing software line-up last year, with outstanding games such as Star Wars Battlefront, Until Dawn, Bloodborne, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 leading the way. This year promises to be just as big (if not bigger) with tons of great exclusives, and the hottest third-party titles. Here are the PS4 games that should definitely be on your radar!
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon brings Nintendo’s long-running Pokémon dungeon crawler series back to Nintendo 3DS for its second grand adventure. Once again, instead of becoming a young Pokémon Trainer, you’ll enter a world in inhabited only by Pokémon, and become a Pokémon yourself!
Coming this February to PlayStation 4 and followed up in March on both Xbox One and PC is the highly anticipated first installment of DLC for the latest game in the Call of Duty series. Call of Duty: Black Ops III Awakening, is bringing you 4 new maps and the latest installment of the fan favourite Zombies game mode, called Der Eisendrache.
Nintendo is well known for their long running franchises like The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Metroid and more. One such series that has a huge history and fan base is Fire Emblem. The next games in the series, Fire Emblem Fates, are set to release this February here in North America and I’m here to give you the info you need to know, so you can get the most from your Fire Emblem experience.
byBRAD_Respawn01-22-201606:33 PM - edited 01-25-201610:55 AM
Last year we saw some amazing Xbox One titles. Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza Motorsport 6 set the bar high, as far as exclusives go. We also saw some great games from 3rd party developers, growing backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games and this year promises to be even better!
The World Gaming Canadian Championships are fast approaching and this year they will feature the latest installment of one of gamings biggest franchises, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. It’s coming to you live in one 24 Cineplex theatres and with over $50,000 in prizes, this is one gaming event you have to be a part of and I’m going to tell you how.
Yo-Kai Watch, the Japanese cultural phenomenon is now available for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. With the power of the Yo-Kai Watch, you can find and befriend more than 200 hidden yo-kai, found everywhere in the world, and call upon their powers when you need their help.
Come find out why Yo-Kai Watch is unlike any other monster-collecting role-playing game to date.
Mario and pals are once again hitting the courts for some friendly competition in Mario Tennis Ultra Smash for Wii U. This time the series introduces Mega Mushrooms—a power-up that increases your character's size tenfold—resulting in truly "gigantic" tennis rallies!
Capitalizing on the runaway success of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Telltale Games’ interactive drama sensation Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series has arrived for home consoles in a special six-episode release on disc. In this epic adventure you’ll assume the role of House Forrester, a noble family of the North loyal to the Starks of Winterfell, and make life or death choices in the brutal and dour realm of the Seven Kingdoms; all with Telltale Games’ signature brand of episodic storytelling!
by4scarrs01-12-201606:58 PM - edited 01-13-201606:24 AM
Set during the height of the Industrial Revolution in London, Assassin's Creed Syndicate allows you to step into the shoes of twin Assassins, Jacob and Evie Frye. Fight using any means necessary, as Jacob and Evie you'll help define the birth of organized crime in an adventure filled with brutal combat and fast-paced action. Available now on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Come find out why Assassin's Creed Syndicate is one of my favourite games in the franchise to date.
byPaulH01-10-201611:50 PM - edited 01-11-201612:03 AM
Choose your counter-terrorist operator from among five of the world's most elite special forces and engage in highly advanced tactical combat in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Rainbow Six Siege is the game team-based shooter fans have been waiting for.
With 2015 on the books, it’s time to start looking ahead at the exciting video games that will be kicking off a new year. The month of January is traditionally a quiet period for gaming, but with big name franchises like Resident Evil, Mario & Luigi, Life is Strange, Final Fantasy, and LEGO all getting new releases, there’s something for everybody coming out soon. Let’s take a look at these games in more detail!
After 17 long years, Nintendo’s irresistibly cute dinosaur pal Yoshi is back for another full-fledged home console adventure—and this time he’s bringing along a Yoshi friend. Yoshi’s Woolly World for Wii U is the first-ever multiplayer entry in this popular platforming series, so gather your friends and start unravelling the fun in this unique handicraft-inspired game!
Christmas Eve is just around the corner and there's still time to finish your holiday shopping. Today is the 12th Day of Christmas gifts and we're looking at a Star Wars fan's dream video game—Star Wars Battlefront. Live out the battles between the Rebellion and the Empire in the time period of the original Star Wars trilogy in a game that is sure to put smiles on the face of your loved ones this holiday season.
Continuing with our series of HolidayGaming Guides, if you need a last-minute gift for the PlayStation fan in your life, we've got you covered. Come check our top picks for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita available this holiday season!
The holidays are upon us and with that means lots of gift shopping. It’s hard enough to figure out what to get mom or dad let alone that hardcore gamer on your list. Don’t you fret, because I got you covered when it comes to Xbox One games, be it for the die hard fan, your fun loving little cousins and everyone in between.
If you've got a Nintendo fan on your holiday shopping list and are still looking for that perfect game, I've prepared some recommendations to help you out. Come take a look at Nintendo gaming gift ideas sure to bring a smile to your loved one's face!
Bethesda is well known for their large open world games, with the Elder Scrolls series and now the ongoing Fallout series. The world of Fallout is a desolate wasteland after nuclear war in the year 2077. So grab a Nuka Cola and get ready to leave the safety of the vault, because Fallout 4 is the biggest and most ambitious Fallout game yet!
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The wait is over; the most anticipated multi-platform game this holiday season has arrived—Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Packed to the brim with new features and modes, Activision delivers the biggest Call of Duty game in the franchise’s history. Come find out what makes Call of Duty: Black Ops III one of the most feature, and content packedCall of Duty games to date.
Gather your friends and family for an exciting, multiplayer adventure on Nintendo 3DS withThe Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes. Featuring three-player cooperative puzzle-solving and combat, get ready to team up and experience an all-new, fun-filled journey in the land of Hytopia!
by4scarrs12-07-201510:10 PM - edited 12-08-201507:51 AM
Skylands is on the verge of collapse, a special Skylanders team called the SuperChargers have been assembled to stop Kaos and his most evil weapon yet, the Doomstation of Ultimate Doomstruction. Embark on an epic adventure across sea, land and air to stop Kaos and save Skylands. Come find out why, Skylanders SuperChargers is the best Skylanders game to date.
After jam-packed gaming release calendars the last couple of months, December is looking a tad quieter. Still, some huge titles are coming to Best Buy this month, including Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six: Siege, Square Enix’s Just Cause 3, and Nintendo’s Xenoblade Chronicles X. But that’s not all though, come take a look at what else is in store!
Persona 4: Dancing All Night proves once again that this hit franchise is so versatile, it can evolve into any genre with astounding success. This latest entry expands upon its RPG/Fighting roots and places us smack dab in the middle of the mysterious “Midnight Stage” dance floor for some rhythm music action. Get ready to join all your favourite Persona 4 friends as they try to overcome their Shadows using the power…of dance!
byPaulH11-30-201510:12 PM - edited 12-01-201507:07 AM
Perhaps no other game franchise has come to define the PlayStation experience more than Naughty Dog's groundbreaking action-adventure series, Uncharted. Now you can relive the epic Uncharted trilogy—or play it for the very first time—in gorgeous high-definition with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection on PlayStation 4.
Very few franchises are as recognizable or as debated as Star Wars. The first trilogy of films are considered some of the greatest epic fantasy sci-fi films of all time, the pre-trilogy not so much but is still loved by many. If you loved the original trilogy and have been looking for a game to take you back to that universe, then look no further as Star Wars Battlefront is here!
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!
Rise 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.
byPaulH11-20-201505:32 AM - edited 11-20-201505:35 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 force—come check out what went down!
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