Every year I tell myself I'm just going to sit at home and wait for online sales. Every year I'm at Walmart at three a.m., combing their electronics sections in case someone missed one of the cheap-ass televisions that sold out minutes after they opened. Surely I am not alone. What gaming goodies did you end up…
On the very lower level of the Baltimore Convention Center is a large ballroom filled with My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic plushies, prints, toys, statues, comics, cards, clothes and — most importantly — people with a lot of money looking to offload some.
The folks behind Uniqlo are unveiling a new concept in Tokyo: Customers can try on clothes and then leave the store to see how they look in public.
So, you're planning to visit Japan and want to come home with a pile of Japanese games. There's only one place to go, the cultural hub of otaku everywhere, Tokyo's Akihabara. But there are hundreds of stores in Akihabara, so where exactly should you go to find the cheapest prices or the rarest finds?
Some married men love shopping. They adore it. But some absolutely abhor it. And in China, there's a special place wives can ditch them: husband storage!
Today, November 11th, is Veterans Day in the good old US of A. But in the far flung part of the world that is China, Nov. 11 stands for something completely different. In China, today is "Singles Day", a day where people lament and celebrate being single and do so by spending buttloads of money online.
I've never been one of those people that considers shopping "fun." I shop because it's necessary, because I need something. If gamification has taught us anything though, it's that all it might take for something to become fun and interesting is to make it a game.
Many of my expatriate friends call Taiwan "China-lite", and to me, that really makes sense. Taiwan, unlike the Chinese mainland, is run by a democratically elected government, it doesn't censor its internets like the mainland does, and most importantly for a gamer like myself, you can legally buy video game consoles.
You're going to have to shake off that that turkey coma this year, because there are deals to be had. Video game deals. GameStop's going to opening up 2,200 store up at 12:00 a.m. so you and thousands of others can swoop down and grab up the games and hardware you've been lusting after. Today's press release says you…
Whether they were good (Portal 2), bad (Duke Nukem Forever) or under your radar (Orcs Must Die!), you can get some of the biggest games of this year and other recent releases for up to 75% on Valve's digital distribution portal. Starts today, ends on Sunday, Get clicking, folks: store.steampowered.com
Last night we posted an image of a copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 that a reader had purchased in a Tampa, Florida Kmart. Then it started popping up on eBay and Craigslist. Then videos from the game starting popping up. How was everyone getting copies of a game that wasn't supposed to go on sale until next…
What video games should you give this year? What 2010 highlights should you bring to Santa's attention in your harshly worded letter to him this year? Let Kotaku help you choose the best of the best video game gifts.
The US Dollar is as weak as it's ever been at the moment. That's (generally) bad news for Americans, but for everyone else? It's good news if you buy video games and like to save money.
Want Super Street Fighter IV for the Xbox 360 for only $25? Amazon is doing video game deals all day long again, and we're passing the savings on to you.
Still trying to sell the DS to people who don't typically play games, Nintendo has plans for an application linking the DS with a supermarket's inventory so users can simplify their shopping list and find what they need more easily.
If you're the kind of shopper who makes a beeline for the game section of any store you enter, the reinvention of Target gaming department should be a welcome change, making games more accessible and organizing by platfom and genre.
It could have happened to any man with any console. But for Chris O'Brien, newspaper columnist, it happened with the Wii. The father of two bought his kids a Wii for Christmas, but returned it. Too many hidden costs.