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Guardians of the Galaxy coming to Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes

by Blogger ‎07-30-2014 11:54 PM - edited ‎07-31-2014 12:12 AM

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Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes, the next version of Disney's best-selling gaming platform that combines real-world figurines and virtual game worlds, will be welcoming the Guardians of the Galaxy come this fall. Inspired by the upcoming Marvel summer blockbuster film, coming to theatres on August 1, the Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set will send you on an intergalactic adventure featuring team leader Star-Lord, and many other characters from the Marvel Universe and the film. I was already very excited to check out Disney Infinity 2.0, but with this news my anticipation is even higher. Come see what's waiting for you in the Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set!

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Wrestling legend Sting coming to WWE 2K15 as exclusive pre-order bonus

by Blogger ‎07-21-2014 06:09 PM - edited ‎07-25-2014 12:17 PM

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The iconic wrestling legend Sting made WWE history on the July 14th edition of Monday Night RAW with the incredible announcement that two generations of his character will be appearing in the upcoming video game WWE 2K15, exclusively for those who pre-order.

Both the black and white "Crow" face paint version of Sting, and his earlier look, sporting colourful outfits and a blond flattop hairstyle, will be available as free, playable characters if you pre-order the game online on futureshop.ca or in-store at Future Shop locations across Canada. For wrestling fans, this is really (really!) exciting news!

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Pre-Order copies bundled with exclusive bonuses

by Blogger ‎07-17-2014 02:27 PM - edited ‎07-25-2014 12:16 PM

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Mark your calendars because Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, the latest installment in the hugely successful Persona series is arriving in North America on September 30th. The game is a direct sequel to Persona 4 Arena, voted "Best Fighting Game" at the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards, and features new playable characters, a deeper combat system, a continues the story originally introduced in the award-winning role-playing game Persona 4.

 

What's great is if you pre-order Persona 4 Arena Ultimax in-store at Future Shop, or online at futureshop.ca, you'll get access to multiple free bonuses just for reserving your copy!

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Review: Gioteck Gaming Headsets are stylish and ultra comfortable

by Blogger ‎07-16-2014 04:59 PM - edited ‎07-25-2014 12:15 PM

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UK-based gaming peripheral maker Gioteck is bringing some of their most popular headsets to Future Shop, including three great Bluetooth options for PlayStation 3 and an inline wired headset for Xbox 360. I've been fortunate enough to spend some time with each of these gaming chat sets, so come join me as we explore what Gioteck has to offer!

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Most Anticipated Titles for July 2014

by Guest Blogger ‎07-16-2014 09:56 AM - edited ‎07-16-2014 09:56 AM

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Even with summer in full swing, games are still giving players more and more reasons to stay inside. This month will have some big titles come out that are sure to make gamers of all ages rejoice. The end of the month will see Nintendo release the latest in the Wii Sports series with Wii Sports Club. Anime fans will also be pleased with the release of One Piece: Unlimited World Red and Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn. We will also see the latest in the Lego series of games with Lego Ninjago: Nindroids on the 3DS and PS Vita. While Sony will be bringing back some big hits with Last of Us Remastered for the PlayStation 4 and Rachet and Clank Trilogy for the PS Vita.

 

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Unlock a Bonus Hero with Sacred 3 Pre-Order at Future Shop

by Blogger ‎06-30-2014 10:52 PM - edited ‎07-18-2014 10:34 AM

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The next chapter of the magical realm of Ancaria will soon be upon us, with Sacred 3 available August 5th for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. The popular action role-playing game series is making its triumphant return after nearly a six year wait since Sacred 2 arrived on PC back in 2008. This next installment continues the series' tradition of delivering fast, arcade hack 'n slash action and a vast open world to explore.

 

There are four standard character classes to choose from, but, if you pre-order the game in-store at Future Shop or online at futureshop.ca, you'll gain access to a brand new hero: the Malakhim Dark Assassin. After seeing this character in action, I think you'll agree that he makes an awesome addition. Come check it out!

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Pre-Order Battlefield Hardline for the exclusive Versatility Battlepack

by Blogger on ‎06-30-2014 11:49 AM - last edited on ‎07-02-2014 03:24 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Inspired by action-packed modern TV crime dramas, Battlefield Hardline is ready to take the renowned first-person shooter franchise in an exciting new direction. Choose to play as a member of the Law Enforcement to take down organized crime, or join the Criminal ranks and prove that you can pull off the world's greatest heist -- in Battlefield Hardline the choice is yours.

 

To take your game experience to the next level, if you pre-order Battlefield Hardline in-store at Future Shop or online at futureshop.ca you'll receive the exclusive Versatility Battlepack downloadable content (DLC) pack. Interested in knowing more? Let's see what this game, and DLC, have to offer!

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Pre-Order Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for Day One Access to Advanced Arsenal

by Blogger on ‎06-29-2014 11:53 PM - last edited on ‎07-02-2014 03:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Activision's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is set to redefine the acclaimed first-person shooter franchise with its focus on futuristic technology and advanced super soldiers unlike anything the series has seen before. Anyone who pre-orders this highly anticipated game before its release on November 4, 2014 -- either in-store at Future Shop or online at futureshop.ca -- will receive a free "Advanced Arsenal" downloadable content (DLC) pack available on day one.

 

What's included in this special DLC? How about a pair of exclusive loadout items that Call of Duty fans surely won't want to miss!

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is Must-Play before Snake's next big mission

by Blogger on ‎06-19-2014 03:01 PM - last edited on ‎06-19-2014 04:44 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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At this year’s E3, Konami and Kojima Productions released a new trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, showing off just how stunning this upcoming open world stealth game is, even at this early stage in development. As a lead up to The Phantom Pain, earlier this year Konami released Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, a prologue of sorts that offers a sampling of the future direction for this renowned gaming series. You might have heard that Ground Zeroes is short, and been turned off by that, but don’t let the game’s reported length discourage you – this game offers a lot more than you might think. If you’re a Metal Gear Solid fan, Ground Zeroes is must-play, and there are plenty of reasons why.

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The Far Cry series continues this fall, with action heading to four major consoles and PC. The story continues on the Kingdom of Kyrat, with a new protagonist, a new villain, and a whole world to explore.

 

When you pre-order Far Cry 4 you’re getting into more than just another FPS. The Far Cry series has become known for the incredible level of detail and immersion that can be found in a world that is absolutely immense.

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Get Ready for Some Football with EA Sports Madden NFL 15 Pre-Order Bonus

by Guest Blogger ‎06-16-2014 08:33 PM - edited ‎07-18-2014 10:42 AM

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For many NFL fans getting the new game in EA Sports’ Madden series is a yearly tradition. The game not only bears the name of one of the leagues biggest legends it also holds the tradition of bringing fans the most intense and true to life football sports action available in video gaming. Not only does this years entry into the series boast some amazing improvements, EA is also offering up a great pre-order bonus. Order your copy of Madden NFL 15 online at futureshop.ca and secure your pre-order bonus now!

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With the FIFA World Cup in full swing and soccer fever infecting everyone world wide, what better time is there to pre-order the latest instalment in EAs ground breaking FIFA franchise. By going online or in-store you can pre-order your copy of FIFA 15 or FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Edition now to secure yourself an amazing pre-order bonus.

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Get your Stick Back on the Ice with the Online Pre-Order Bonus for NHL 15

by Guest Blogger ‎06-15-2014 07:04 PM - edited ‎07-18-2014 10:40 AM

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NHL fans rejoice for not all is bad with the hockey season wrapping up this summer. EA is at it again with another installment in the NHL series. This years NHL 15 has some big changes coming your way, along with some returning features that have proven time and time again that EA’s NHL franchise is the only way to play hockey on your TV screen. Be sure to pre-order the game online at futureshop.ca and you will receive a $15 value of Hockey Ultimate Team content!

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Wrapping it all up: summarizing E3 2014

by Blogger on ‎06-14-2014 08:32 PM - last edited on ‎06-23-2014 10:00 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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There’s a reason that the entire gaming world stops for a week in June every year. All eyes turn towards Los Angeles California to hear what the world’s largest entertainment companies are going to bring to our homes for that year. This year we saw a lot of excitement coming down the pipe from Ubisoft, EA, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo… but what can you expect to see this year, or early in 2015? Let’s wrap up E3 2014 with a look at the titles that are coming to you soon.

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Wolfenstein: The New Order, It’s Do or Die - Review

by Guest Blogger on ‎06-14-2014 01:30 PM - last edited on ‎06-16-2014 09:18 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The history of video games is certainly interesting, littered with amazing stories of success and failure.  Some games will go on to create huge franchises and live on way past their initial release or platforms lifespan. Games like Super Mario Bros and Pac-Man come to mind as they have lived on long enough to ingrain themselves solidly into pop culture. These games might be household names but they certainly didn’t re-invent anything at the time. One game that not only was a huge success but also created a whole new genre is Wolfenstein 3D. Its legacy lives on today in the latest game to grace the name, with Wolfenstein: The New Order.

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