Xbox One bundles galore!

by Blogger on ‎09-03-2015 11:45 AM

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Getting a new console is great! Top of the line hardware, running the freshest games, is always something to behold. There is only one thing that can make getting a new console better and that’s when you get it in a bundle. Getting a bundle lets you customize your initial console experience, with things like more or less hard drive space, a game, even a couple of games sometimes, special editions and more. This fall has a whole bunch of awesome Xbox One Bundles and you can get them right here at Best Buy.

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Review: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is a portable JRPG masterpiece

by Blogger ‎08-30-2015 07:39 PM - edited ‎08-30-2015 07:48 PM

Xenoblade_Chronicles_3D_artwork_1.jpgOne of the most beloved Japanese role-playing games of the last decade is back as a grand portable adventure, exclusive to New Nintendo 3DS XL. If you're looking for a game to show off the power of your shiny new handheld console, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is definitely it!

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Review: Rare Replay is a nostalgic, value-packed compilation

by Blogger ‎08-30-2015 02:59 PM - edited ‎08-30-2015 03:08 PM

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Rare Replay, a compilation of 30 games celebrating the revered 30-year history of developer Rare, is perhaps the easiestand most difficult―review I've done in years. Easy because there's an absolute irresistible amount of value in this collection, and challenging since it contains literally hundreds of hours of gameplay. While it would easily take months to play through all the games, you only need one night with Rare Replay to come to this conclusion: it's worth the investment multiple times over.

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Hands on with Skylanders SuperChargers

by Blogger on ‎08-26-2015 06:57 PM - last edited on ‎08-27-2015 05:09 PM by Editor in Chief

Skylanders_SuperChargers_13.jpgGet ready to rev your engines and experience high octane action as Skylanders SuperChargers takes off—literally—this September with all-new vehicles and racing. Activision recently invited me to experience the new racing mode first-hand, which spans land, sea, and air. I also got a run-down of the new features in this year’s edition, and checked out many of the new Skylanders characters and vehicles!

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Leap into LeapFrog’s LeapTV

by Blogger on ‎08-26-2015 09:36 AM

leapfrog leaptv box.jpgVideo gaming is for kids (and adults!) of all ages. But the LeapFrog LeapTV is particularly catered to kids aged 3-8, combining fun, active play with education in a variety of subjects. We tried it out with kids aged 5, 3.5. and 2. Here's our take.

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Review: Toy Soldiers: War Chest Hall of Fame Edition - where legendary heroes come to life

by Blogger on ‎08-25-2015 06:48 PM - last edited on ‎08-26-2015 12:31 PM by Editor in Chief

box art.jpgFrom the makers of the widely acclaimed action-strategy games Toy Soldiers, and Toy Soldiers: Cold War comes the next installment in the franchise for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Play as iconic toys and action figures from your child hood including He-Man, G.I. Joe, and Cobra. Come find out what makes Toy Soldiers: War Chest Hall of Fame Edition unlike any other in the genre.

 

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Review: Madden 16 makes an aggressive play for your gaming time this fall

by Plug-in Legend on ‎08-24-2015 09:43 PM - last edited on ‎08-25-2015 03:28 PM by Editor in Chief

Madden 16 Leaping Catch.jpgIt's the most wonderful time of the year for many a sports fan. The MLB pennant race is really starting to stir, the NHL pre-season is less than a month away, and in just a few short weeks, 32 NFL teams will kick off another long road to the Super Bowl. For many, this is the marker for the beginning of another season of exciting team sports action, and the "New Year" always begins with EA Sports' Madden series. Time to pop the champagne and dig out the party favours, Madden 16 is finally here. 

 

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Hands on with Disney Infinity 3.0

by Blogger on ‎08-23-2015 01:34 PM

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After years of anticipation, Disney Interactive’s hit “toys to live” franchise, Disney Infinity, is ready to take us to a galaxy far, far away. Disney Infinity 3.0, set for release on August 28, will be centred on Lucasfilm’s iconic Star Wars Universe for the very first time!

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Pre-order Fallout 4 and experience this fall's most anticipated video game

by Blogger ‎08-19-2015 05:19 AM - edited ‎08-19-2015 05:24 AM

fallout preorder.JPGWhen Bethesda Softworks announced Fallout 4 this past June, they described it as the "world's most anticipated game." Normally I'm a bit skeptical about such bold claims, but given the enormous popularity of this franchise and the long seven year wait since Fallout 3, this is a case where I firmly believe the hype. Fallout 4 is going to epic, no doubt, so if you want to be first in line to play this sure to be “game of the year” contender, pre-order and secure your copy today!

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Nintendo’s Media Showcase showed us what's hot for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS this fall

by Blogger ‎08-12-2015 08:39 PM - edited ‎08-12-2015 08:51 PM

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It felt like E3 came to Toronto at Nintendo’s recent “Summer Celebration and Media Showcase.” Nintendo’s entire E3 show floor line-up was on display—and playable—for media, friends and family to try out. This was the perfect chance to get more hands on time with the incredible games Nintendo has planned for release this fall, and beyond!

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

by Blogger on ‎08-05-2015 07:13 PM - last edited on ‎08-24-2015 11:21 AM by Editor in Chief

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If you’re a gamer, there’s one thing you can be certain of every August: it’s Madden NFL time! I’m really excited for the next Madden entry, but I’m also looking forward to some incredible exclusive games available this month, like PlayStation 4’s teen horror game Until Dawn, and Xbox One’s enhanced back catalogue titles, Rare Replay and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. We’ve also got Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars Edition coming out, so there is something for everyone this month!

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Review: Lost Dimension questions just who you can trust

by Plug-in Legend on ‎08-04-2015 01:18 PM - last edited on ‎08-24-2015 11:22 AM by Editor in Chief

Lost-dimension.jpgA diabolical villain known only as "The End" has set into motion events that will ensure the destruction of the entire world, and it's up to a group of gifted soldiers to thwart his evil plans. The only catch? Somebody in the group is a traitor! The clock is ticking, so there's no time to lose. Can you root out the teammate playing both sides and defeat The End in time? Find out in Lost Dimension.

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w2k16-game2.jpgTerminator and WWE fans, get ready. This fall, Arnold Schwarzenegger is invading WWE 2K16 as the one and only Terminator―available exclusively with online pre-orders! What's more, disc pre-orders are available now for this summer's blockbuster movie Terminator Genisys (including a Best Buy exclusive Steelbook) and for fans of the earlier films, there are two new Terminator 2: Judgment Day Blu-ray packs featuring stunning Mondo X SteelBooks!

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Mirror'sEdge Catalyst Teaser.jpgThe 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.

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Review: Godzilla the king of the monsters has returned on PlayStation

by Blogger on ‎07-30-2015 07:53 PM - last edited on ‎08-24-2015 11:23 AM by Editor in Chief

godzillaheader.jpgGodzilla has 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. Does Godzilla have what it takes to be this summer’s smash hit game? Here is my review:

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The Internet of Things and gaming

by Blogger on ‎07-27-2015 10:39 PM - last edited on ‎07-28-2015 02:37 PM by Editor in Chief

game-consoles.jpgThe 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.

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Review: Rory McIlroy PGA Tour makes the cut

by Plug-in Legend on ‎07-25-2015 04:07 PM - last edited on ‎08-24-2015 11:28 AM by Editor in Chief

Rory McIlroy Tee Off.jpgAfter 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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Pre-order Halo 5: Guardians to get the Best Buy Exclusive Longshot Assault Rifle!

by Blogger on ‎07-20-2015 06:11 PM - last edited on ‎07-23-2015 10:30 AM by Editor in Chief

Haloscreenshot1.JPGOn 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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Get exclusive bonuses when you pre-order these three amazing Japanese video games

by Blogger on ‎07-15-2015 11:36 PM - last edited on ‎07-21-2015 04:57 PM by Editor in Chief

rodea1.JPGIf you’re like me and absolutely love Japanese video games, the next few months are going to be very exciting! We’ve got three incredible “made in Japan” games—Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold, Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX, and Rodea the Sky Soldier—arriving on our shores soon, and each come with pre-order bonuses you won’t want to miss!

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NHL16_2.jpgSports 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!

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Rainbow Six Siege Teaser.jpgThe 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.

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Pre-Order Tom Clancy's The Division Online Now to get BETA access and bonus content!

by Blogger on ‎07-11-2015 07:31 AM - last edited on ‎07-13-2015 10:40 AM by Editor in Chief

Division_Teaser.jpgUbisoft 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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Pre-order NBA 2K16 and receive the game four days before its standard launch!

by Blogger on ‎07-07-2015 10:06 PM - last edited on ‎07-08-2015 12:17 PM by Editor in Chief

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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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Pre-order Street Fighter V to gain special access to the online beta tests!

by Blogger ‎07-07-2015 09:37 AM - edited ‎07-07-2015 05:42 PM

streetfighter-RYU.jpgThe 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!

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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!

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Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller will elevate your game to the next level

by Blogger ‎07-05-2015 05:05 PM - edited ‎07-05-2015 09:32 PM

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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!

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

by Blogger on ‎07-05-2015 04:05 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2015 04:58 PM by Editor in Chief

god-of-war-iii-remastered.jpgSummer has officially arrived, which typically means the release schedule for video games lightens up, and this year is no exception. For gamers, this can actually be the perfect opportunity to catch up on recently released games! Of course, there are still exciting games coming out this month that you'll want to keep on your radar, such as God of War III: Remastered, EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, Godzilla the Game, and more.

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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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