PlayStation TV Is Only $60 Today

The PlayStation TV was a questionable investment when it launched at $99, but Sony's new reasonably-priced PlayStation Now subscription plans have made it a far more valuable addition to your gaming fleet. If you've been on the fence, it might be time to jump on this $60 deal. » 1/30/15 9:45am 1/30/15 9:45am

Best Buy Mistake Screws Some People Out Of Majora's Mask 3DSes

Best Buy cancelled a number of pre-orders for the limited edition Majora's Mask 3DS tonight, informing customers via e-mail that the demand had "exceeded the quantities made available" to the retailer. » 1/23/15 11:06pm 1/23/15 11:06pm

Here's an Extremely Rare 10% Off Deal on Google Play Credit

We see deals on iTunes credit pretty often, but Google Play gift cards almost never go on sale. Snap these up while you can. » 11/29/14 11:40am 11/29/14 11:40am

Best Buy's Top Black Friday Deals Just Went Live

While a lot of retailers offer basically the same stuff at basically the same prices on Black Friday, Best Buy had quite a few advertised deals that were head and shoulders above the pack, and you can get them right now. » 11/25/14 9:15am 11/25/14 9:15am

A Ton of Video Game Deals Just Went Live, Including a $272 Xbox One

Best Buy and Target have kicked off some impressive pre-Black Friday video game promotions today, and Kohl's has an insane stackable coupon deal on the Xbox One if you're in the market for a new console. » 11/09/14 10:09am 11/09/14 10:09am

Pokémon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire Bundled Together With A Bonus

Having trouble deciding between Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby? Now you can just buy both in one box, with a download code for 100 potions for each game to boot. » 10/27/14 8:36am 10/27/14 8:36am

Putting Video Game Trade-Ins To The Test

Remember that time you walked into a big chain store with a shopping bag full of games, thinking you were going to cash out big time, only to leave with a gift card housing barely enough credit to grab even one new game? Of course you do; we've all been there. » 4/07/14 10:00am 4/07/14 10:00am

Wild Offer of Free Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed Floods Canada Stores

So, let's get this straight. In Canada this weekend, take any Xbox 360 or PS3 game—good, bad or ugly; GOTY or shovelware—trade it in, and get a free copy of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Call of Duty: Ghosts or Battlefield 4. Is that right? Is someone smoking crack up there? Not you, mayor ... » 11/09/13 2:07pm 11/09/13 2:07pm

A Glimpse of E3 With Their Own Eyes, Far From the Lights of L.A.

In line for Nintendo's booth, Terence Polk checked his smartphone and chitchatted about what he'd come to review. "Super Mario 3D World," he said, because he was skeptical—not because he was thrilled by what he'd seen in Nintendo's presentation. It was the second day of E3. In Winston-Salem, North Carolina. » 6/12/13 10:15pm 6/12/13 10:15pm

These are the 89 Best Buys Where You Can Play Nintendo's E3 Games

Nintendo just released the list of more than 75 U.S. cities where Best Buy stores will be holding public, playable demonstrations of games the company will be showing off at E3. The demos will take place during four-hour blocks on two different days during the week of E3. » 5/29/13 8:30am 5/29/13 8:30am

Best Buy Is Making This Man Destroy A Vintage NES Deluxe Set [Update:…

Reddit user ipoopinthesink, an employee at Best Buy, says he was handed a rather strange item to recycle as part of the retailer's "Renew Blue" program, where people's old electronic gear can be brought in and disposed of properly. » 3/27/13 10:00pm 3/27/13 10:00pm

Correction: Jack Thompson Wanted Best Buy to Not Sell M-Rated Games To…

We recently reported that violent video game critic Jack Thompson asked Best Buy in October to not sell M-rated games. He actually wants them to not sell them to kids, asserting that "Some of these 'Mature' games, in addition to containing adult levels of violence, also contain sexual, pornographic material, so much… » 1/13/13 5:48pm 1/13/13 5:48pm

Best Buy’s Black Friday Deals Include A $200 250 GB Xbox 360 Bundle, …

That magical time of year is upon us, when prices for video game hardware and software get sliced down to can't-say-no levels. Best Buy's offerings have broken cover and include Ubisoft's big new release, a shiny 3DS bundle with Super Mario 3D Land and a Vita+Black Ops: Declassified. There's plenty to browse so head… » 11/07/12 10:49am 11/07/12 10:49am

According to Twitter, The Wii U is "AWESOME," "Overall pretty comfy"

Retailers Best Buy and GameStop have slowly been receiving Wii U demo kiosks to show off the upcoming Nintendo hardware to interested gamers. Though not every store seems to have gotten their kiosks yet, many have. And many gamers have gotten their hands on the Wii U's GamePad. » 10/26/12 5:45pm 10/26/12 5:45pm

The 360's $50 Price Drop Is For Two New Bundles—But It Isn't Limited to…

With big thanks to our partners at Dealzon, we know a little more about this $50 price drop on Xbox 360 configurations. The big detail is that the cut isn't limited to just GameStop. "These are new bundles, supposedly released Oct. 9, and are now selling for $250 at Best Buy, Amazon, and Gamestop, instead of $300 that… » 10/14/12 7:19pm 10/14/12 7:19pm

EA Sports Gets to Work Putting Assassin's Creed Canoeing Into Madden

Best Buy got a little too enthusiastic with its promotional copy » 8/24/12 3:30pm 8/24/12 3:30pm for , promising features such as "slow-motion chain kills," pickpocketing unsuspecting victims, and a new pursuit system involving a canoe. Truly, this is how you innovate in the sports genre.

Apparently You Can Murder People In The New Madden

The next Madden will have all the usual features: tackling, audibles, hot routes, in-depth playbooks, canoe pursuits, and slow-motion chain kills. » 8/23/12 7:45pm 8/23/12 7:45pm

If Your Game Store Goes Bankrupt, Don't Expect to Get Your Preorder…

When the Australian branch of gaming chain GAME went into administration yesterday (like bankruptcy, but not as bad), a number of its customers were royally screwed. Anyone who put down money to preorder Diablo III was totally out of luck: they won't get the game, nor will they get their money back. » 5/14/12 3:00pm 5/14/12 3:00pm

Stop Preordering Video Games

It's not hard finding things that are wrong with the video game industry these days. From rip-off DLC to paid-for cheats to games that are sold essentially incomplete, consumers are increasingly getting short shrift. » 5/10/12 3:00am 5/10/12 3:00am