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Explore the exciting world of PC Gaming

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2015 01:20 PM - last edited on ‎03-26-2015 01:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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PC gaming has often been the domain of hardcore gamers and enthusiasts who put a premium on power and performance. For these people, an advantage in hardware and software can spell the difference between dominating a game or being someone else's target practice. Various manufacturers now offer powerful gaming-focused PCs and notebooks.  These make it easy for everyone to enjoy the latest and most demanding PC and network games out of the box while doubling as powerful personal computers.

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Get set to embark on an epic adventure with your friends, and hundreds of other players from around the world, when The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on June 9. As a special bonus for pre-ordering the game online on futureshop.ca, or in-store at Future Shop locations, you’ll receive the Explorer’s Pack digital bundle that gives you the ability to join the alliance of your choosing — no matter which race you play as — plus a personal Scuttler pet and a bonus treasure map!

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Remember when the only way to create your own private collection of dinosaurs was to harvest the DNA of an ages-old mosquito trapped in amber? Well put that cliché aside and imagine a world brimming with fossils, where your job is to excavate this multitude of relics and transform them all into an army of living, battle-ready dino-soldiers known as "Vivosaurs". Don't question the science behind it all, just be prepared to unearth extreme adventure in Fossil Fighters: Frontier!

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Review: Evolve, are you the hunter or the hunted?

by Guest Blogger on ‎03-16-2015 09:05 PM - last edited on ‎03-17-2015 01:52 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The biggest threat when colonizing new planets is giant monsters and other unthinkable aliens. In Evolve you can now take on the roll of the team of intrepid hunters or the merciless monster trying to exterminate the humans as they set out to extend their reach over space. Are you the hunter or the prey? Either way, in Evolve fast paced co-op and competitive action await on the far off planet of Shear.

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Review: The Awakened Fate Ultimatum is a rogue-like dungeon crawler with heavy choices

by Recognized Expert / Community Ambassador on ‎03-16-2015 07:16 PM - last edited on ‎03-17-2015 01:54 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Everyone is familiar with the classic scenario of having to make a tough decision with a metaphorical angel whispering in one ear and a devil in the other. For Shin Kamikaze however, the celestial beings perched over his shoulder are very real, and the choices he has to make bear some of the heaviest consequences imaginable. Part visual novel, part rogue-like dungeon crawler, The Awakened Fate Ultimatum will lead you down a difficult path that will test your integrity and question your morality. What will you do when faced with the "ultimate choice"?

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Following in the footsteps of Nintendo's superb remake of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D comes another remastered entry in this classic action-adventure series with The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D. Come check out the stunning new visuals, and discover why this game, when paired with a New Nintendo 3DS, is my absolute favourite handheld Zelda experience yet!

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Incredible line-up of video games releasing this month

by Blogger on ‎03-10-2015 07:14 AM - last edited on ‎03-12-2015 12:51 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Get your consoles warmed up and your controllers ready because this month is shaping up to be a huge one for games. How huge you ask? Check out these big name titles releasing over the next few weeks: Battlefield Hardline, Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.MLB 15 The Show – and that’s just a fraction of the games to look forward to in March!

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Pre-order Mad Max and receive the exclusive Ripper car body!

by Blogger on ‎03-08-2015 11:40 AM - last edited on ‎03-12-2015 01:59 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Get ready to enter the Wasteland in style with the fine-tuned and fear-inducing Ripper car body, available exclusively to those who pre-order Mad Max for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Not only does the Ripper pack a powerful V8 engine to help you navigate the rugged outback terrain, but it also comes with a custom ramming grill to send those troublesome marauders into the dusty ditches where they belong. It's time to hit the open road and wreak havoc as the one and only, Mad Max!

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Review: LEGO Batman 3 Beyond Gotham

by Blogger ‎03-01-2015 09:02 PM - edited ‎03-01-2015 09:04 PM

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Trivia time! What's the bestselling super hero video game of all time? While I would have assumed recurring headliners like Batman: Arkham Asylum or Marvel vs Capcom would be number one, this distinction actually belongs to Warner Bros' and TT Games' hugely successful LEGO Batman. I recently took the latest game in this top-selling series, LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, through its paces to see if the brick Bat continues to have what it takes to stay on top.

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Create a perfect gaming home theatre in three easy steps

by Blogger on ‎02-26-2015 10:49 AM - last edited on ‎02-26-2015 10:50 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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With the sophistication and power of today's gaming consoles, having the right home theatre set-up can make the difference between simply playing games and truly experiencing them. Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U are all capable of producing stunning high-end graphics and sounds, and a home theatre can help you bring these game experiences to life. If you're thinking about starting your home gaming theatre and are wondering where to begin, I have three easy steps you can follow!

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How to perform a system transfer from Nintendo 2DS/3DS to New Nintendo 3DS XL

by Blogger on ‎02-17-2015 10:36 PM - last edited on ‎02-20-2015 09:58 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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So you just upgraded to a New Nintendo 3DS XL console? First off, good choice! As I mentioned in my unboxing video of the new system, there are tons of great new features to enjoy. Now that you have your shiny new handheld system, you're probably wondering how to transfer the years of precious content you have stored on your older Nintendo 2DS, 3DS, or 3DS XL system. The good news is that it's a fairly painless process, and I'm here to walk you through all the steps you need to take!

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Evolve Xbox One Launch Party was all about the thrill of the Hunt!

by Blogger ‎02-15-2015 10:19 PM - edited ‎02-15-2015 10:33 PM

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The hunt was on in Toronto this week as Xbox Canada hosted the Evolve Launch Party, an event celebrating the release of Turtle Rock Studios and 2K Games new multiplayer shooter. Taking place at the Burroughes Building on Queen Street West, this launch party featured numerous attractions including playable game stations, a "feeding" station, and a training room for those playing Evolve for the very first time. My first stop though was at the green screen photo booth, where as you can see above, I had a blast being the Goliath's next dinner!

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Pre-Order MLB 15 The Show Online to receive free MLB Team or Player Skin

by Blogger ‎02-13-2015 09:42 PM - edited ‎02-13-2015 09:58 PM

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Major League Baseball season is right around the corner, which means it's time to get ready for the next big entry in the fan-favourite sports franchise, MLB The Show! There are tons of great new features introduced in this year's edition, including licensed equipment for the first time ever in the series, as well as a new Universal Rewards system, year-to-year saves, and more. As a special bonus, if you pre-order the PlayStation 4 version of MLB 15 The Show online on FutureShop.ca, you'll receive a special MLB Team or Player Skin for your DualShock 4 game controller!

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I have always been a big fan of the Xbox in all of its iterations. From the Original Xbox which brought me and my friends endless hours of Halo: Combat Evolved multiplayer action, to the Xbox One where I have been dropping titans with unmatched glee, now in Titanfall for over a year. The consoles might be great but there are also some great accessories out there which can certainly improve the experience and I got the info to help you do just that!

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Most Anticipated Video Games coming in February 2015

by Blogger ‎01-31-2015 11:27 PM - edited ‎01-31-2015 11:38 PM

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After a cooldown period in January, the video game industry is coming out of its short hibernation with a plethora of great games (and a new console!) coming in February. First, we have Turtle Rock's much-anticipated new five-player monster hunting game Evolve, and then shortly thereafter the New Nintendo 3DS hits Future Shop shelves, along with The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. In the second half of the month we have the new PS4-exclusive The Order: 1886, and the Wii U-exclusive Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. It's going to be a big month, let's have a look at the games!

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