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The week following Christmas is set to be the biggest ever in terms of iPhone gaming activity according to iPhone fan network PlayHaven and mobile ad exchange Mobclix. It makes sense: You've got a boatload of people with new iPhones and no sense of how to distinguish the bad games from the good. It...

December 28th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We love seeing videos like the one after the break, wherein a child expresses a joy that we'll spend most of our 30s and 40s fruitlessly trying to recapture. But, as this little boy receiving an Xbox 360 on Christmas morn demonstrates, it's possible to go too far. See if you can pinpoint the exact...

December 28th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Update: And we have a winner! Congratulations, Brian M! Buying games is always fun -- and we've made it easy with our Holiday Buyer's Guides -- but it's even better to receive them ... in one gigantic stack! In that spirit, Microsoft has generously donated download codes for many of the Xbox Liv...

December 23rd 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The Nintendo DS remains an ever-popular holiday gift. The newest model, the DSi, features a virtual storefront, accessible directly from the device, with numerous downloadable games and apps. With a Nintendo Points card, you can sweeten your DSi gift or brighten an existing DSi owner's holiday....

December 23rd 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It looks like someone got a PSN gift card for the holidays! So, what are you going to buy? Whether you've got a PS3 or a PSP, a $20 or $50 card, there are many options to choose from in the PlayStation Store. From the Trophy Hunter to the Movie Buff, we have recommendations for you:...

December 23rd 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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That little white box of yours doesn't just play discs -- it's also home to a virtual treasure trove of downloadable games. In this guide, we recommend our favorite WiiWare and Virtual Console titles from 2009, fit together to appeal to Wii's eclectic audience. What kinds of gamers are in your ho...

December 22nd 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Sega has unwrapped a special holiday treat for PlayStation Network users today. Until January 7, all Sega downloads for PS3 and PSP from the PlayStation Store will be marked down 40 percent. Yes! That Sonic Unleashed DLC is finally within reach! In all seriousness, this is a prime opportunity to s...

December 22nd 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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So, what to spend your Microsoft Points on? The choice can be quite daunting. After all, there's a lot of content on Xbox Live Marketplace. With this handy guide, we give you some solid suggestions to spend your points on based on several categories and include everything from Xbox Live Arcade g...

December 22nd 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Giveaway has come to a close, folks. Keep an eye on your email's inbox to see if you won! Dear PC gamer, even though we couldn't get you in on the Naughty or Nice action, we've got something you should be just as excited about. Remember when we told you about Direct2Drive's 24 Days of Chri...

December 22nd 2009 at 4:20pm 0 Comments
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Money can buy you a lot of things, but it can't buy you patience. You can't really put a price on the ability to abandon that must-have, do-want and day-one impulse -- and if you could, it would probably cost quite a bit more than what you hope to save by simply taking a deep breath and waiting...

December 22nd 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Your Avatar can celebrate the next dance around the sun by putting on some hideous 2010 glasses, now available in the Avatar Marketplace for free. Wearing the glasses will have your virtual representation come dangerously close to committing the high crime of fashion: socks and sandals (which is, s...

December 18th 2009 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Joystiq's "Naughty or Nice" holiday giveaway extravaganza! It's simple: Just follow the instructions below to enter for your chance to win. Ah, but to win what? There's always a catch, isn't there? Each "Naughty or Nice" giveaway features two prizes: a totally sweet bundle of holiday che...

December 17th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments