December is very rarely a big month for gamers. After all, most of the biggest releases of the year will have come in the previous few months in the build up to the holiday season. Publishers usually do not want to put their latest game on store shelves knowing that people are far more likely to be buying the biggest titles of the year as gifts for their families and friends. However, there are still a few big hitters coming during December that are aiming to make their way into Christmas stockings over the coming weeks.
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Last week Nintendo shocked gamers the world over by confirming that all first-party titles will be available for digital download from the Wii U’s launch later this year. They however didn’t confirm if the same offering would be available for third party titles, but they have now issued a statement…
This week, Target guests can save on the best in gaming and gadgets for everyone. Through Target’s Electronics Trade-In service, exclusively offered in more than 1,490 Target stores nationwide, guests can trade in used iPhones, iPads, iPods, Nintendo DS units, cellphones, video games, calculators and DVDs, and receive credit good for most Target purchases. Guests can receive additional savings and 5 percent off nearly all Target purchases when they use their Target REDCard.(more…)
Leading gaming peripherals manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced the Zoom for Kinect is now available nationwide in stores and online for an MSRP of $29.99. With a series of proprietary lenses and a simple clip-on design, the Zoom lets players enjoy Microsoft Kinect games in 40% less space, and requires no additional power or batteries. Perfect for apartments, dorms and small living rooms, Zoom lets two people play Kinect in a space that would otherwise only accommodate one person, and is compatible with any Kinect game. A breakout hit at E3 2011, the Zoom was nominated for Best Hardware in Show by IGN, GameSpot, Machinima and G4 X-Play.