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2015 Valentine’s Day Console Gift Guide

As you probably saw a few days ago, we’re doing the usual “recommend gaming gifts for Valentine’s Day” thing. It’s a big day for people in relationships and, depending on how long you’ve been together, a game or system could be a good show of devotion. Getting an actual console might be a bit much. more »

2015 Valentine’s Day Handheld Gift Guide

If you really want to go all out on Valentine’s Day, sometimes you need to get someone a really special gift. Something they’ll use all the time, and thus think of you whenever they play a game. Which, if they’re even remotely geeky, will be at least two or three times a week. Which is more »

Gifts for the Literate Gamer: Video Game Books, Fiction Edition

Yesterday, we went over books for people who enjoy video games. Because, you know, the hobbies tend to overlap. There are a number of titles designed to offer an intellectual look at our favorite hobby, and we picked four of the best to suggest to you. Now, we revisit the issue, but this time ask more »

Gifts for the Literate Gamer: Video Game Books, Nonfiction Edition

This will confound you youngsters out there, but there was a brief interval in humanity’s history between oral traditions and cloud based storage when information was recorded on physical objects called books. Inspired by the toxic mix of the invention of movable type and Oprah’s fanatical insistence on having an entire club dedicated to them, more »

3 hidden treasures found in GameStop’s DS bargain bin

Sometimes it’s worth swallowing your pride and digging through a million copies of LEGO Rockband and Imagine Babyz. There be gold in them there yellow paper sleeves. You may think the idea of “DS bargain bin at GameStop” is a recipe for disappointment, but for whatever reason, a few games in the company’s “unsellable for more »

Technology Tell 2014 PS4 Gift Guide

Let’s be real: you’re probably going to buy a PS4 game during the holiday season. It’s the hottest console of the new generation, and most of the best game deals are for PS4 games. You’ll probably get other stuff too, but those blue bars across the tops of those Blu Ray cases are looking pretty more »

Technology Tell 2014 Xbox One Gift Guide

The Xbox One has had quite an interesting year since its release last November. Microsoft has spent the last year recovering from nightmarish public relations on almost every front. Somehow, Phil Harrison has steered the Xbox One ship out of the storm. Coming in second in new-generation console sales has left Microsoft no choice but more »

Black Friday 2014 store hours and gaming shopping guides

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I’m sure you all have plans today. Some of you will be with family and friends, most will enjoy delicious meals, and perhaps there’ll even be a group shopping trip. We wish you all the best, but at the same time want to offer you a little assistance with your Black Friday more »

Get Xbox Live Black Friday Deals without leaving your house

Do you really want to engage in the full scale mortal combat that is Black Friday? Microsoft has unveiled a bunch that ensure you don’t have to. There’s a massive sale on games for both the Xbox One and Xbox 360. I prefer discs, but I don’t like getting trampled by angry mobs in search more »

Technology Tell 2014 Vita Gift Guide

Here it is, coming right at you, another guide for holiday shopping. It’s a Vita gift guide! Unfortunately, it won’t be much use for you this Black Friday, as none of the stores this year have any Vita systems on sale. A few have discounted Vita games, like GameStop, but it’s really a pretty barren more »

Technology Tell 2014 3DS Gift Guide

A good number of you will be scouring the stores and malls this week, hoping to get a start on your holiday shopping. Or, maybe even finishing it completely! It’s the perfect time for a 3DS gift guide to help you set things in order. It’s a great time to pick up this system, and more »

Technology Tell 2014 Xbox 360 Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again everyone! If you haven’t already started Christmas shopping for those special someones in your life, you’re bound to be getting started soon. We’re here to tell you all about how the Xbox 360 is still a legitimate gift to get for those someones. Sure the Xbox One has been more »