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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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Merry Christmas, everyone! Hope this holiday is going well for you and yours, and that you got whatever you wanted under the tree wrapped in pretty paper this morning. If not, don't worry, you can always exchange what you got for what you want -- we won't tell anyone.Time to give some more cards awa...

December 25th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We realize not everyone celebrates Christmas, but a lot of us do. As such, use this post to discuss any and all Christmas gifts you got this year. Did you score a Wii? Get a new DS Lite? Did your folks buy you a, uh ... Xbox? So, relax, sip some eggnog and tell us if Santa deemed you naughty or nic...

December 25th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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We realize not everyone celebrates Christmas, but a lot of us do. As such, use this post to discuss any and all Christmas gifts you got this year. Did you score a Wii? Get a new DS Lite? Did your folks buy you a, uh ... Xbox? So, relax, sip some eggnog and tell us if Santa deemed you naughty or nic...

December 25th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Scattered Shots, the other WoW Insider Hunter column. This week, we break from the gear guides for a little bit of holiday spirit. And nothing says holiday spirit quite like presents. Or at least that's what I tell people if they don't appear to be planning to give me a present.I'm not s...

December 25th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Some of the (many) great things about the holidays are the wonderful movies created by machinimists. Some are serious, some are heart-tugging, some are just plain hilarious. Northrend Wonderland by Firebolt Productions falls into that last category. It's such a strong holiday comedy piece (for WoW...

December 24th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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WINNERS: Steve, Imi, Brandon, AAAChampions, JayJust in time for Christmas, we're giving away five codes for Lumines Supernova on the PlayStation Network. The classic PSP puzzle game is now on PS3, with fancy 1080p graphics and Trophy support. Oh, and a LittleBigPlanet skin. Leave a comment tel...

December 24th 2008 at 11:58am 0 Comments
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With this being Christmas Eve and all, it's the last shopping day before Santa comes shuffling down that chimney. So, do you have to pick up any last-minute gifts? If not, did you pick up any gaming gifts this year? Wii stuff? If the particular individual reads us and knows your account name, then,...

December 24th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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click for all the Holiday cheer! var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Joystiq_s_2008_gaming_industry_Holiday_card_spectacular'; It's that time of year: delayed travel, cold weather, spiked egg nog, and holiday gaming cards from the video game industry. They range from Konami's fairly plain...

December 23rd 2008 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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If you're smart enough to click and watch the video we've embedded for you just after the jump, you're going to doubt us at first. "I don't even see how this is video game related!" you'll think. "You're slipping in your old age, Joystiq." While it's true that we are, we implore you to hang in ther...

December 23rd 2008 at 11:20am 0 Comments
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Oh, hello friends! Please, come in, we've been waiting for you. Here, let us get your coat. Dear, look at you, you're frozen! Why don't you come over here and stand by the fire. ... Go on, it's really warm. ... Oh, buttons! You've figured us out! It's not really a fireplace at all, but rather a fak...

December 22nd 2008 at 10:25am 0 Comments
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Sometimes, it's just hard not to love Amazon. The website has already helped us avoid the (sometimes deadly) hassle of holiday shopping. Nearly all our holiday gift purchases have been made online this year, which is great and in no way increases a blogger's natural predilection for agoraphobia. An...

December 17th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments