Electronics and game store Microcenter has published its Black Friday 2010 ad with plenty o’ computer (Mac and non-Mac), electronics, tech and gaming deals.
Most of the sale items are limited to “one per household” and are in-store only deals.
It’s worth nothing that Microcenter is also one of the few stores that has a dedicated Apple department that sells more than just iPod junk.
Here’s a bullet-point list of bargains that includes video games, consoles, handhelds, tech toys and even some iPhone and iPod Touch stuff. I’ve also taken screen shots of the noted items which I’ll put in a Photo Gallery. Toys R Us is also shipping items for free…
There are some sweet StarCraft II peripherals coming down the pipeline. They may be of interest to you if haven’t been suspended or banned by now. Razer has three StarCraft II inspired accessories that are as cool as they are costly.
If you’re a serious PC gamer with a kickass rig, then you may be interested in this contest. PC Gamer is offering two sets of Logitech gaming peripherals to two lucky commenters.
Mad Catz released the financial figures for its first quarter ending in June 2010. It saw a 11% loss in net sales compared to the same time last year. In addition to a loss in sales, Mad Catz also reported a rise in operating costs. The result of which ended up costing Mad Catz an additional $0.8 million. The primary reason behind the loss in sales? Street Fighter IV.
We’ve seen some outrageous gaming peripherals in our day, but this Cyborg R.A.T. 7 gaming mouse is as advanced as it looks. One look at this gadget and you know the owner has to be a die-hard PC gamer. Here we are thinking all we needed were two mouse buttons and a scrolling wheel, when we really needed a mouse that has more customization options than your television. The Cyborg R.A.T. 7 gaming mouse will be on display at Gamescom this month. Pre-orders are accepted right now towards to $99.99 price tag.
Alienware is aiding in the digital download movement with the M11x gaming laptop, a system one observer at E3 2010 referred to as “a netbook on steroids.”
Alienware has finally released a gateway (pun partially intended) gaming laptop for those who want a high-end gaming system but typically cannot afford one.
Indie India-based game developer Zatun Games has released its first game titled The Legend of Vraz, created using Microsoft’s XNA development software.
You play as Vraz, a prince who wants to marry the princess. To do so, you must complete five tasks to prove your worth while also trying to avoid the minions of your rival. Naturally, there is an evil character who serves as an adviser to the princess’s father and has plans of his own to marry the princess. It’s a very simple and straightforward story but but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Jelfin, creator of various computer accessories, has just come out with a revolutionary new look for their computer mice and it’s making it’s debut at Las Vegas CES 2010.
Jelfin’s new mouse will be completely round in shape, like a ball, and be covered in gel for a soft feel.
Users of this new mouse will cup their hands around the ball and move it around instead of extending their fingers outward. This, along with the gel covering, is meant to give more comfort to the mouse user.
Hidden among the many booths of big-name gadgets, electronics and myriad gear at CES 2010 there will also be plenty of lesser-known game-related products. CyWee Group, for example, will be there demonstrating its WiiMote-like game controller that works with PCs running Windows and Mac OS. And it doubles as a computer mouse.
Currently available for $79.99 (regularly $99.99) through the company’s web site, CyWee’s press release promises that the CyWee Z is a hinged, wireless motion-sensitive controller that “incorporates the latest in motion-sensing technology” and can be used in four basic configurations: straight and swung like a golf club, bent at the hinge and held like a gun or bent, held like a steering wheel or rotated and held like a futuristic jet plane.
Buy.com has also extended some of its sale items from the Thanksgiving weekend through to Cyber Monday and beyond.
Most have free shipping, which is a savings in itself, and many will last until supplies are exhausted. Otherwise, many are not really great deals, simple convenient to order.