Games ▪ September 23
Games ▪ September 11
If you didn’t camp out early this morning for today’s new amiibo figures, chances are you’re coming home empty handed. Some retailers have been putting the new amiibo up online throughout the morning including Walmart, Target, and Gamestop but those opportunities have been pretty random. Conversely, Amazon is clearly laying out its availability plans for the all-new wave 5B amiibo figures… expand full story
Games ▪ August 24
It’s getting towards the end of the month and that means Sony is revealing its free games for PS Plus members in September. There are six games that will be available. Sony switched things up this month, allowing gamers to vote on which game would go free out of three selections. Even if your top-choice wasn’t selected, you can still grab the other two options at a 30% discount. Head below for full details.
Games ▪ July 8
Games ▪ June 30
Everyone loves the 4th of July, it’s a great time for food, fireworks, friends…and games! This weekend won’t be complete unless you add a few competitive lawn activities into the mix. Because everyone loves to see Uncle Jim try to play corn hole when he’s drunk. Head below for our top picks for some added fun this weekend, of course you’ll want to make sure you order quickly to ensure delivery by Friday. expand full story
Games ▪ June 16
Nintendo kicked off its E3 announcements with a huge content update for Super Smash Bros. and then dove into some gigantic game announcements including Star Fox Zero, Super Mario Maker, Yoshi’s Woolly World, The Legend of Zelda Tri Force Heroes and more.
Wii U and the new 3DS handheld are rocking right now thanks to some major releases over the past year. Nintendo’s E3 announcements only upped the ante for these consoles and set the stage for a strong 2015/2016 showing. Head below for the most important news that Nintendo dropped on us so far this week: expand full story
Games ▪ May 28
While we don’t tend to cover the wealth of games that take to Kickstarter for funding, this one caught our eye. Perception is an upcoming narrative-driven horror adventure game with elements of stealth and mystery created by former BioShock developers.
We have seen what feels like a countless number of first person, story-driven horror games pop-up across the indie game development world over the past few years. But you’d be wrong to put Perception in the same category once you take control of the blind protagonist Cassie: expand full story
Games ▪ May 18
In my house video games are required, per my fiancé’s request (obviously), to be in the basement and out of sight. I’m sure my love for Mortal Kombat’s skull shattering gore doesn’t help my cause, but it’s more than that. She also hates the ugly boxes and nests of wires that come along with gaming consoles.
Now, if I had the Love Hultén PIXELKABINETT 42 I have a feeling things would be pretty different. This full-size coin-operated arcade cabinet looks like a priceless piece of fine art and supports hundreds of classic games… expand full story
Games ▪ March 28
Games ▪ March 26
Initially launching back in September of 2013, Activision’s Call of Duty: Strike Team for iOS has hit its lowest price ever today on the App Store. Regularly listed at $7, you can grab the first/third person hybrid shooter for just $1.99 today. The Apple Editor’s Choice game has a 4 star rating from 7,079 reviewers.
Games ▪ March 25
2K has now kicked off its Mobile Spring Sale from now through Friday April 3rd, offering some of its most popular titles starting as low as $2.99. All of the apps in the sale, which regularly go for as much as $14.99 each, are either matching or beating the lowest prices we’ve seen on the App Store.
BioShock for iOS regularly sells for $11, and this is the first time we have seen the title go down as low as $2.99 since release. Here are the rest of the Spring Sale deals:
- XCOM: Enemy Within for Mobile $5 (Reg. $13)
- Civilization Revolution 2 $5 (Reg. $15)
- BioShock $3 (Reg. $11)
- NBA 2K15 $3 (Reg. $8)
- NHL 2K $3 (Reg. $8)
Games ▪ March 23
Games ▪ January 19
Games ▪ January 12
Nintendo’s Wii U will likely be remembered as the most misunderstood major game console ever released. As the sequel to Wii – which sold over 100 million consoles – the Wii U is a true 1080p HD console, plays all of the Wii’s games, and even includes a screen on its packed-in controller. It’s also the best current-generation console for couples and families, hands-down. But it had a slow start due to weak early software support, only getting mega-hit games in mid-2014, and many people didn’t realize that it was actually an all-new console.
Today, a bunch of great Nintendo exclusives are available, and more are on the way – it’s finally a great time to buy a Wii U. That’s what we just did, so for this week’s edition of Gaming For Couples, we’re going to walk you through the best titles, accessories, and deals we’ve found, helping you to do the same.
Games ▪ January 10
IGN has just announced that Valiant Hearts: The Great War for iOS is its free iOS game for the month of January. Typically priced at $4.99, Ubisoft’s interactive comic book iPad/iPhone game is “a mix of exploration, action and puzzles.” Its deep story was inspired by letters from World War 1. Thousands of App Store users rate it 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Note: you must go through IGN’s special promo page to unlock your free download. If you go directly to the App Store you’ll see the retail price of $5.
Full game info/trailer/screenshots follow… expand full story
Games ▪ January 8
Apple is now offering MUJO as its Free App of the Week. The Oink Games developed puzzler is regularly listed at $1.99 and is now available to download for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Rated 4 stars from 37 ratings, this is the first the time the game has gone free since release.
Head below for a closer look and more gameplay details:
Games ▪ December 19, 2014
Games ▪ December 11, 2014
Early adopters get bragging points for being first to own new game consoles, but they’re only a small fraction of the consoles’ eventual user bases. That’s why game developers save their biggest titles until consoles’ second or third years – there are a lot more potential customers to buy their games. But there are always a few “killer” or “almost killer” games that show up just a little too early, only to get forgotten when the consoles hit their stride. There are also great games that get released with major, show-stopping bugs, then fixed and discounted heavily to bring gamers back. Since the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U consoles all had pretty incredible uptake due to Black Friday sales, we’re looking at some of their best forgotten or fixed games today. And they’re all being discounted, some enough to be impulse purchases.
Games ▪ December 9, 2014
Games ▪ October 27, 2014
Update (10/28 7:55am): It looks as though the $50 price drop is now live on Amazon for the Xbox One Limited Edition Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Bundle ($449) shipped and the Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle without Kinect ($349) shipped. This is the lowest price we’ve seen on either bundle and nearly a week ahead of the scheduled price drop.
Update (10/27 4:45pm): Microsoft is offering an additional 5% off any purchase from the Microsoft Store when you text Play to 29502 from your mobile device, simply enter the promo code that you receive via text during checkout. We have not seen any limitations or exclusions for this deal and assume that it will work once the $50 discounts for Xbox One begin.
The crazy deal season is just around the corner now, with Black Friday like discounts starting as early as the beginning of next month from what we are hearing at this point. Microsoft looks as though it will be one of the first major manufacturers to announce deep sale pricing with its latest home console dropping $50 across the board.
You can see all the details below: expand full story
Games ▪ September 15, 2014
Apple is currently running a special promotion for select Mac App Store apps called “Amazing Games – Amazing Prices.” This promo includes limited time pricing on some of the most popular Mac games. Our favorite titles include:
- Rayman Origins: $4.99 (Reg. $17)
- Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing: $4.99 (Reg. $15)
- GRID: $9.99 (Reg. $25)
- BioShock: $9.99 (Reg. 20)
- Batman Arkham Asylum: $9.99 (Reg. $20)
- Deus Ex Human Revolution (ultimate edition): $9.99 (Reg. $20)
Games ▪ September 5, 2014
Update (9/6 2:05pm):
Newegg has the Xbox One Madden 15 bundle with a copy of Destiny for $399.99 + $4.99 shipping.
In today’s best game/app deals, Notes Plus for iPhone and iPad has dropped to $0.99, which is the lowest price it has ever hit. It’s also 90% below the list price of $9.99. Developer Viet Tran proudly proclaims that Notes Plus is the “best handwriting experience.” It features typed text, audio recording, annotation (PDF/Word compatibility), and support for images and shapes. Nearly 5,000 App Store users rate it 4 out of 5 stars, while over half of which are 5 star ratings. Learn how to use Notes Plus with these free video tutorials. This special pricing ends tomorrow.
If you’re interested in note taking and drawing on the iPad , then be sure to check out the new styluses that Wacom announced yesterday.
Starting this Sunday, September 7th, Microsoft will launch a weeklong promotion that includes a free game ($59.99 or lower) with the purchase of an Xbox One console. And the best part is that this promotion include the Madden NFL 15 bundle and the Forza Motorsport 5 bundle. That means you can pick up a kinectless Xbox One with a copy of Madden NFL 15 and any other game of your choosing for only $399.99. There’s no word yet on specific retailers that will be participating in this promotion, but we’ll let you know as soon as we find out.
Head below for the rest of today’s best iOS price drops including The Photo Cookbook that has gone free as the iTunes App of the Week.
Games ▪ August 26, 2014
Games ▪ August 19, 2014
Amazon always offers up to a 10% discount if you buy Coins in bulk, but for a limited time the 5,000 ($50) and 10,000 ($100) lots are available at a 20% discount. This drops the prices down to $40 and $80.
These Coins are a form of virtual currency that can be used to purchase apps and games at the Amazon Appstore for Android. Remember, Coins can be used for more than just Kindle apps/games:
Now Android phone and tablet users can save up to 10% on apps, games, and in-app items with Amazon Coins. Coins are only available on the latest version of the Amazon Appstore.
Games ▪ August 11, 2014