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Gaming Deals Across North America

KidsPlayingVideoGames_full_690x384 The Black Friday craziness has begun, and although you might not be getting the door crasher or lightning deals, there is still plenty of good options out there. Although this list does not include links, it hopefully will point you in the right directions. These are some of our personal favorite games and accessories. Most - although not all - of these deals are Canada specific with the price, but available across North America.


Steam World Heist this Fal

steamworldheist_690x388 Steam World Heist is set to release this Fall on select platofrms. However, very few people actually know a few interesting tidbits about the Steam World lore, one of which is a Tower Defense came called SteamWorld Tower Defense.


Will Assassin’s Creed Fatigue Happen?

assassins-creed-3-image3_596x388 Assassin's Creed is undoubtedly one of the larger franchises in current video games, and can boast being one of the best AND one of the worst franchises to date. Most people were on board for Assassin's Creed when it first launched, and many praised it for the unique gameplay. Collecting flags - at least at that point - was a minor annoyance at best. Assassin's Creed was heralded by many as the next big thing.


Can consumers continue to pay the high price?

Gamestop The rising price of AAA video games at Canadian retail locations is making me wonder something: how long can consumers continue to pay the high price of games? Best Buy Canada and Amazon Canada have been offering a bunch of pre-order incentives for games announced at E3 2015. With a 5-10$ discount, these retailers are charging 64.99 - 69.99; that means the regular price on these titles is 74.99 - 79.99. With a 13% sales tax in Ontario, that means a brand new AAA tilte at full cost could set ...


Hotline Miami 2 Developer Responds To The Game’s Banning In Australia

Hotline-Miami-2- Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been banned for sale in Australia after the Australian Classification Board refused the game due to an implied rape scene. The scene in question is optional, and it can be skipped by a notice that warns of the content alluding to sexual violence which the user must choose yes or no to continue. Yet according to the classification report of Hotline Miami 2 it is still being refused classification:


Nintendo as a Brand is in Decline

nintendo_cover_129x129 It's not an opinion. It is a fact. Nintendo's brand has taken series blows over the years, and the company now sits in spot 100 out of 100 when it comes to the worlds most valuable brands. Many analysts predict that Nintendo won't even make the list in 2015.


The Success of Forza Horizon 2 is Good for Racing Genre

Forza Horizon Forza Horizon 2 is one of the best games on the Xbox One to date, and it is getting universal praise from almost every major gaming website on the web, aside from Polygon. The success of Horizon 2 is really great news for ALL racing genre fans, regardless of platform preferences.


Sony Wants To Show the Value of Paying for Online

Sony-Japan_690x508 Microsoft was way ahead of the game when it came to charging people to play games online. Many argued that it wasn't a smart move, saying it would push players away from the Xbox towards other, free online platforms such as the Wii and PS3. However, Microsoft always believed in the online product they were giving fans, and in general, many will argue that Microsoft held the online interaction advantage over a usable, albeit not always user friendly, model used by Sony. For those still ...


SteamWorld Heist Blasting Onto Devices in Spring 2015

steamworld heist A few weeks back, I reviewed SteamWorld Dig on the Wii U. The game was so fantastic, I've now owned it on multiple different platforms including my Wii U for at home and 3DS for on the road. The game is that good. If you haven't picked it up, stop reading this useless announcement, grab the game and play it, and come back to read this at your convenience. After all, the release date for their next title isn't until Spring 2015.


PlayStation fans might “Make a Fuss” about Announcement on Monday

Sony-Japan_690x508 An announcement coming Monday may just cause PlayStation fans to "make a fuss," a Famitsu editor said yesterday. Although he didn't offer much else to go on, the implication that it's going to be exclusive to one or more of the PlayStation devices is sure to capture the attention of those interested in Japanese titles.