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Looking for a cheap PS3? Good news: a flash-based 12GB PS3 is available starting today. You can order the system online or pick it up in-store through Best Buy, which has the system for $199.99, and in a bundle that includes the system and two games (Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception GOTY Edition and...

August 18th 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Future Shop lists a limited edition Wii U 32GB ZombiU bundle, going for $400 with a copy of ZombiU and Wii U Pro Controller included. The bundle has an estimated release date of February 17 and is available for pre-order now, while supplies last. FutureShop says there are only 95 of these bad boys,...

February 5th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Canada's Future Shop is home to an exclusive "Limited Edition" of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. The $80 package comes with a steelbook case and a statuette, and is available for both PS3 and Xbox 360 in "extremely limited" quantities.We'd like to see this partnership taken further. With this promoti...

May 7th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Diablo 3 Pre-orders from Canadian games distributor Future Shop will snag a pretty pretty steelbook for free. The steelbook features character art and the standard Diablo 3 emblem. Future Shop warns there are "limited quantities," so if steel or books are your thing, you may want to jump on this on...

April 22nd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Attention, brothers and sisters of the Great White North: if you're in the market for a Kinect sensor, you probably want to pick it up from Future Shop. The retailer is tossing in a free copy of Mass Effect 3.All you have to do is add both the Kinect sensor and Mass Effect 3 to your cart, and when...

March 3rd 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Entering the annals of bizarre pre-order bonuses, Canada's Future Shop is incentivizing Gears of War 3 pre-orders with the "Curb Stomp First Aid Kit," a box containing a set of 24 Gears of War inspired bandages. So, when a member in your domestic COG army has a boo-boo, you can bandage them up qu...

August 24th 2011 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Well, here's another reason for us to be jealous of our up-north cohorts -- for tomorrow only, Canadian tech retailer Future Shop is letting shoppers trade in six Wii, 360 or PS3 games for a 32-inch Dynex LCD TV, which normally retails for $300, which is absolutely crazy.

November 28th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: A representative from Best Buy Canada has told Joystiq that any decision made regarding trades in the US "will not have any impact on Canada's operations at this point." The representative went on to say the trade-in program has been "very successful" in Canada and Best Buy Canada Ltd. has...

February 3rd 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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We all know that online gaming can strike up a romance between players, but sometimes romance can be taken a bit too far. Over the holidays, 16-year-old Andrew Kane of Barrie in Ontario, Canada, decided that he had to meet his 42-year-old online lover, Lauri Price from Texas. Price had taken a tr...

January 4th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Today is what's known as Boxing Day in some parts of the world. This means that some retailers will be discounting goods. In Canada, such retailers offering big sales include: Best Buy Future Shop Walmart Toys R Us HMV (Thanks, Tom) Hit up those links to check out what deals t...

December 26th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzplanet's got the deets on a Future Shop midnight launch going on in Canada (eh?), so plans of Wrath midnight launch events are starting to sneak out into the world. Blizzard will be doing their usual schtick in Los Angeles, and this time also in New York, San Franscisco, and Austin, where deve...

October 30th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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People who pre-order LittleBigPlanet in the United States already know where to go, but the Canadians up north ... they're still wondering what's to become of the second half of their early-payment campaign. While it's been know for some time now that Canucks could get the adorable Kratos Sackboy f...

September 27th 2008 at 9:45pm 0 Comments