Update: Best of Black Friday deals

Here's a look at a few Black Friday deals that caught my eye, the most exciting of which is Kmart's selling "Mass Effect 2" for a paltry $10. (Updated with more deals from Microsoft, Steam.)

By | November 26th, 2010|0 Comments

Quick thoughts on hardware of E3

The future of video gaming crystallized this week at the video game industry’s annual E3 trade show, and, not surprisingly, it’s an expensive one. Here’s a quick rundown of new hardware shown off by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony. All three had been previously announced, but this is the first time [...]

By | June 16th, 2010|1 Comment

Game Crazy deepens discounts

The discounts at the soon-to-be closed video game retailer on Stony Point Road have gotten a bit deeper, and while it's looking a little bit picked over, I spotted plenty of decent games on a visit Sunday.

By | June 7th, 2010|0 Comments

Santa Rosa Game Crazy liquidating

Movie Gallery, which owns Hollywood Video and Game Crazy, is liquidating all its merchandise. The Game Crazy store on Stony Point Road in Santa Rosa recently began selling new and used games for 20 percent off.

By | May 22nd, 2010|0 Comments

What you should’ve played last weekend (March 26-28)

I've fallen a bit behind on these, as there've been a fair number of new releases and I've found myself working weekends. Let's get caught up, shall we? Nintendo DSi XL ($190): Nintendo's latest handheld, in stores Sunday, is simply a bigger version of the last one. If you eyed [...]

By | March 31st, 2010|0 Comments

What to play this weekend (Feb. 26-28)

It's a great week to own a PS3 or a Wii, as "Heavy Rain" and "Endless Ocean: Blue World" should both appeal to casual, adult gamers.

By | February 27th, 2010|0 Comments

Getting the most out of your gift cards

Soon, it'll be Christmas morning, or less than a week after the end of Hanukkah, and you’ll have a stack of gift cards. Rather than burning a huge percentage of your haul on a $50 or $60 game like “New Super Mario Bros. Wii” or “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare [...]

By | December 23rd, 2009|4 Comments

Black Friday ad roundup

A partial rundown of what retailers have to offer in the way of Black Friday video game sales.

By | November 25th, 2009|0 Comments

Get a $50 rebate on an Xbox 360 elite

If you find yourself fancying an Xbox 360, you can get a $50 rebate if you buy the $300 Elite version of the console before Oct. 7.

By | October 2nd, 2009|0 Comments

Get your $200 Wii

A $50 price drop for the Wii goes into effect today. While it's nice to see Nintendo's console tied for the cheapest on the market, it'd be nice to see a bit more stuff thrown inside the box and the company's line of games getting marked down, as well.

By | September 26th, 2009|2 Comments