Tag: video games

Fallout now free on GameTap

If you’re at all into the video game side of life, chances are you’ve been waiting with post-apocalyptic bells on for the release of Fallout 3 this October.  If you’re too young to remember the original though, GameTap has a special treat in store.  As of this week, Fallout is now available for download as …Read More

Command & Conquer: Red Alert, get it free!

This one tickles my frugal bone in a really special place. I spent most of my sixteenth year on this earth fighting off the Soviet invasion on my desktop PC, and now I can do so again courtesy of EA Games. Effective last night at midnight, you can visit the promotional website for the upcoming …Read More

Download the first episode of American McGee’s Grimm for free!

If you’re a PC gamer, chances are you remember a little game called American McGee’s Alice. Now American McGee is back, and this time he’s putting his darkly comic touch on a variety of fairy tales. Each weekly episode will run you $3.99, but the first episode, A Boy Learns What Fear Is, is available …Read More

My pilgrimage to Funland

A few days ago I posted about the closing of the Funland Arcade.  Many of you were glad to see it go and I can’t say I blame you.  It was an important place in my life and the lives of a lot of gamers, but none of what you said about the place was …Read More

Blockbuster to clear out it’s Xbox & GameCube product at $1.99 soon

Just a  heads up for our faithful gamers out there.  Blockbuster will be moving all of it’s rental Xbox and GameCube product to “previously played” merchandise, and all new and used XB & GC games will be going on clearance for $1.99. It was supposed to happen this week, but it’s been delayed to an …Read More

Funland Arcade closing tomorrow

Just a heads up from a guy with a heavy heart.  Toronto’s historic Funland Arcade is scheduled to empty it’s quarter boxes for the last time tomorrow.  It was the last real arcade in the city — it was also one of the first having opened back in 1962.  To put that into perspective, Sam …Read More

Rock Band on Playstation 2 now only $99

If you’re one of the few gamers out there that have been holding out for a price drop before picking up Rock Band, wait no more.  Both Blockbuster and Future Shop are now offering the PS2 version of Rock Band for $99 — a pretty big drop from the previous MSRP of $169.99. Considering both …Read More

Have an old Everquest account? Come back and play for free!

A pretty enticing freebie for MMO-gamers who’ve previously dabbled in either Everquest or Everquest II. Right now Sony is offering to reactivate your account until July 25th free of charge. They’ll also provide the software, complete with all expansions, as a free download. Amazingly enough there’s no catch. Sony Online Entertainment is just desperate to …Read More

Blockbuster: All new Xbox and GameCube games $4.99

Still bouncing around on last generations systems? Own a current system, but want to fire up an older disc inside it? Blockbuster is clearing out all of their Xbox and GameCube games for $4.99. There’s no timeframe on when this will end. The big BB is getting out of the last-gen business, so this sale …Read More

GamesForCanada.com: Bringing American savings north of the border.

Chances are that if you shop online you’ve on more than one occassion thought you had found a great deal only to discover that it’s for Americans only. If you’re a Canadian gamer, a new website has come to the rescue. GamesForCanada.com works on a simple concept: shipping games to Canada costs no more than …Read More

Get a free video game at Goozex!

Any gamer worth his weight in salt has probably traded a game or two in his day. But why trade games in at your local EB or Blockbuster for a fraction of the price they’ll sell them for? Why not get the value a game’s really worth? Maybe it’s time you checked out Goozex. Goozex …Read More

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