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6 Things To Get Your Gamer For Christmas

Well, it’s that most wonderful time of year again! Don’t know about you folks, but Christmas seems to have snuck up on us at Gamer Living.  For those of you who are in the same boat and completely at a loss for what to get the gamers on your list, we’ve compiled a handy guide of items that gamers or collectors would love to have. Take a look!  
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Taking the Games Trading Business Online – An Interview with LeapTrade’s Tony Caputo

Recently, Gamer Living sat down with LeapTrade’s Tony Caputo about his innovative site that allows gamers to trade their games with other players online and by mail – http://www.leaptrade.com.  
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So… Are You Fallout 4 or Not? The Survivor2299 Hubbub

I remember when I was a little girl, my brothers used to play this dirty little mind trick on me to get me all riled up. They’d whisper fake words into each other’s ears, and as soon as I got close enough to barely make out what they were saying, they would both whisper (albeit slightly louder to make sure I heard): “Don’t tell Rachel.”  It drove me nuts. I just had to know what I wasn’t supposed to know!  
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Toronto Unlocked – Giant Xbox One to Be Opened Today At 4PM ***UPDATE***

Xbox fans in Canada have lent their Gamertags to the unlocking of the giant Xbox One in Dundas Square, and finally the moment will arrive.  At 4PM this afternoon the colossal console will power up and fans get to see what’s inside!    
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Toronto Fans Get A Chance To Unlock Giant Xbox One

The Xbox One has celebrated their upcoming launch on November 22nd by having a zombie apocalypse in Vancouver and a race car thrill ride in Montreal.  Now, the giant Xbox One has landed in Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario and they need your help to unlock it and find out what’s inside.  
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Places to Do: Toronto’s Xbox One HQ

Tucked amidst the chic and ritzy stores on Bloor Street West in Toronto is a simple black storefront.   Welcome to the Toronto Xbox One Headquarters, where visitors can check out the next generation’s Xbox, with its sleek black lines (which the store is very obviously mimics), bold features, and redesigned controller.  Not only that, but people can also get some hands-on time with a few highly-anticipated Xbox One titles.  
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Places To Do: PlayStation 4 Experience – Toronto

Gamer Living got some early access to a PlayStation 4 Experience at the Scarborough Towne Centre in Scarborough, Ontario. This event was designed to let gamers have a sneak peak at some of the system’s launch titles, and get their hands on the newly designed controller.  
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Nintendo Shows Off Their Holiday Lineup For 2013

This past Tuesday I had the pleasure of attending Nintendo’s Holiday event for the media, where I got a taste of their upcoming titles.  
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25 Hours Can Truly Make a Difference! Join Us For The Extra Life Marathon.

Gamers usually start out falling in love with video games at a very young age. I know I can’t remember a time when I didn’t play, so it makes sense that we would encourage and support our youth through the same medium that makes us feel so young at heart. And what better way to do that than to take those games and do a marathon for children who need our support the most, because they’re sick or injured?  
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Wii U Deluxe Set Features Mario and Luigi

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Nintendo is releasing a new Wii U Deluxe Set that will include two games from the biggest names in video games.  New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U will be available, both in disc format, with the purchase of the Wii U Deluxe Set available in stores on November 1, 2013 for the low price of $299.99. 

 

posted October 23, 2013 - 1:00 pm in Feature, News by

Titanfall Release Date and Collector’s Edition Announced

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The long wait is almost over.  Respawn Entertainment’s newest game, Titanfall, will be coming to the Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC on March 11, 2014 in North America and then to Europe on March 13, 2014.

 

posted October 22, 2013 - 5:19 pm in Feature, News by

Garry’s Incident – Bad Reviews Happen (Opinion)

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Recently, TotalBiscuit (The Cynical Brit) released a video explaining why his review of a game by Wild Game Studios entitled Day One: Garry’s Incident was removed from public access. So, why is everyone so upset about one video taken down from YouTube? The answer is a simple one, and it enrages game reviewers all over the world: if it can be done to one review, it can be done to them all. Wild Game Studios… Read On »

 

posted October 21, 2013 - 9:00 pm in Feature, Gaming Life, Opinion by

Gamers, Personas, and Perception – An Interview With Professor Jamie Banks

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With video game violence so often put into the media spotlight after a tragedy occurs, gamers are often portrayed as violent, anti-social individuals.

 

posted October 21, 2013 - 5:30 pm in Feature, Gaming Life, Interviews by

SteelSeries 9H Headset Now Available for Pre-Order

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SteelSeries has announced that their new line of 9H Headsets are now available for pre-order.  

 

posted October 15, 2013 - 5:35 pm in News by

Turtle Beach Announces Thor: The Dark World Edition Marvel SEVEN Headset

ThorTheDarkWorldHeadset (3)Turtle Beach has announced the newest addition to their line headsets.  Thor: The Dark World Edition Marvel Seven Headset will feature interchangeable speaker plates and will be compatible with consoles, PC, Mac and mobile devices.  The headset will come pre-packaged with Thor: The Dark World speaker plates. Read On »

 

posted October 11, 2013 - 3:44 pm in News by

Making Games Come To Life – An Interview With Project Triforce’s Drew Seldin

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Gamer Living’s Will Anderson caught Project Triforce co-founder Drew Seldin on the road to grab his gear for New York Comic Con.  He had a chance to discuss some of the products that Triforce will have on display, and the work that goes in to making some of the most iconic pieces of video game art come to life as full scale replicas. WILL: Hi Drew, this is William Anderson from Gamer Living. How’re you… Read On »

 

posted October 11, 2013 - 1:00 pm in Feature, Gaming Life, Interviews by

Capcom Heads to the New York Comic Con 2013

Capcom is heading to New York for Comic Con 2013 this weekend and they’re not coming empty handed.  Fans will have the opportunity to try out the latest game demos at their booth (#1604).  Games like Strider and Dustforce will be available as demos as will Ducktales Remastered for those who have not yet had the opportunity to try out this remastered classic. Read On »

 

posted October 9, 2013 - 2:00 pm in News by

Big Giant Circles – The Glory Days Kickstarter Bringing Additional Tracks and Other Goals

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Jimmy Hinson, AKA Big Giant Circles and one of the composers for Mass Effect 2, is ready to release his second album of video game music after two long years.

 

posted October 9, 2013 - 1:30 pm in News by

An Interview With Lorne Balfe – Behind the Music of Beyond: Two Souls and Skylanders Swap Force

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Will Anderson managed to sit down with music composer Lorne Balfe after arriving from his latest tour and chat about the launch of two of his projects – Beyond: Two Souls and Skylanders: SWAP Force, as well as the role of music in video games and more.

 

posted October 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm in Feature, Gaming Life, Interviews by