Category Archives for Video Games

What is the Best Video Game Console for Families?

What is the Best Video Game Console for Families?Unless they were a gamer themselves, it is doubtful that very many parents have ever said, “What this family really needs is a video game system.” But even if you have never uttered those words your kids probably have. So what video game console is best for families the Playstation 4, Xbox One, or the Nintendo Switch console?Continue reading

Top 4 Gifts Ideas for People Who Own a PlayStation 4 for 2018

Top Gifts for PlayStation 4 OwnersIf you are trying to find the perfect gift for someone’s birthday or during the holidays you already know it can be very difficult. Unless the person you are shopping for has given you a list to work off of the task of finding that gift can feel impossible.

If the person you are having a hard time shopping for is a gamer, and you know which video game console they have, finding the perfect gift might be a lot easier than you think.

If the person you are shopping for owns a PlayStation 4 there are a lot of great gift ideas for you to consider. In order to help make your shopping easier we have come up with our list of top 4 gift ideas for PlayStation 4 owners along with some information and links for each idea so that you can find the perfect gift.

Here is Our Countdown of the Top 4 Gifts for PlayStation 4 Owners:

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PlayStation 4 500 GB video game console versus PlayStation 4 1TB video game console. Which One Should You Buy?

500GB VS. 1TB

If you are considering purchasing a PlayStation 4 console you are most likely wondering if you should get the Xbox One 500 GB console or the Xbox One 1 TB console. The first difference you will notice between the two consoles is the price. The 500 GB version is often around $50 more than the 1 TB version.

Outside of some extras that might come with some of the 1 TB system bundles, both the 500 GB and 1 TB consoles come with the same basic accessories to get you going. So what can help you figure out if you should spend the extra money for the 1 TB version? To answer that question you need to think about how the PlayStation 4 will be used by yourself, or the person you are buying it for.

Sony is currently selling the following PlayStation 4 Systems/Bundles:

500GB Options

1TB Options

PS4 Pro Options

Each of the options listed above come with their own features or extras. So let’s see how you can determine which one might be best for your situation.

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Top 4 Gifts Ideas for People Who Own a Xbox One for 2018

Top Gifts for Xbox One OwnersShopping to buy someone a gift for their birthday or during the holidays can be quite stressful. Unless they give you a wish list of things that they want buying that perfect gift can feel like an impossible task.

However, if the person you are shopping for plays video games and you happen to know which gaming system they use this information might provide you with the opportunity to get them the perfect gift.

If the person you are shopping for has an Xbox One there are a multitude of gift options that are available to you. In an effort to help make your shopping easier we have created a list of our top gift ideas for Xbox One owners along with some information and links for each idea so that you can find the perfect one.

Here is Our Countdown of the Top 4 Gifts for Xbox One Owners:

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Top 8 Best Accessories for Your Xbox One


Top Xbox One AccessoriesSo you just bought a Xbox One, or perhaps you gave it as a gift to someone. Either way the shopping isn’t over yet. Now you need to figure out what are the best games to buy. You also need to figure out what accessories you want or need as well.

Regardless of what Xbox One console or bundle you purchased you will have what you need to get started. That being said, there are still going to be some “must have” accessories that most people will want to have, but which ones are best for you?

Our following list of top accessories for Xbox One consoles should help you navigate these waters if you are a new Xbox One owner, or if you want to buy a gift for someone with an Xbox One.Continue reading

Top 8 Best Accessories for Your PlayStation 4

Top PlayStation 4 AccessoriesSo you just bought yourself a PlayStation 4, or maybe you gave it as a gift to someone else. Either way the shopping doesn’t end there. Now you need to think about what are the best games to buy. You also need to figure out what accessories you want to buy as well.

Regardless of what PlayStation 4 console or bundle you purchased you will have what you need to get started. That being said, there are still going to be some must have accessories that most gamers will want to have, but which ones are best for you?

Our following list of top accessories for PlayStation 4 consoles should help you navigate these waters if you are a new PS4 owner, or if you want to buy a gift for someone with a PlayStation 4.Continue reading

Physical Video Game Copies vs. Digital Copies – Which is Better?

In previous years there was only one way to purchase video games. You went to your local store and bought the video game which was on a disc or cartridge.

Now video game systems along with the technology that supports them have advanced to the point where we have another option – Digital Copies. These digital copies are downloaded directly to your video game console and allow you to play the game just as you would with a physical copy of the game.

So what type of copy (physical or digital) should you buy when you purchase your next video game? Is one type better than the other?

Physical copies and digital copies both have their own advantages and drawbacks. So we decided to examine this topic by taking a look at the pros and cons of each option. As part of this examination we are taking a look at this issue from the perspective of someone who wants to pre-order a video game that hasn’t been released yet.

If you are new to the world of gaming you might not be familiar with the concept of pre-ordering games. You can read more about what pre-ordering of video games is here.

So let’s begin.

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What Are Video Game Pre-Orders?

New video games are constantly being introduced. Prior to the release of new games they are promoted in an effort to create excitement and demand much in the same way new movies are promoted.

Similar to how you can purchase tickets ahead of time for a big movie opening you can purchase video games before they are released as well. Purchasing a video game before it is released is called pre-ordering.

If you are excited for a new video game pre-ordering is a great way to ensure that you will be able to play that game as soon as it is released.

Ways to Pre-Order New Video Games

If you think you are interested in pre-ordering a game you should know that there are two ways to do it.

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Top 10 PlayStation 4 Games – Best Games for 2018

If you just got a PlayStation 4 or if you just purchased one as a gift for someone else you are probably thinking about what games are the best ones to buy first.

On a similar note, maybe your kids just finished up school for the year and they want to find some new games to play during their summer vacation.

You might also be thinking ahead as you shop for games that you could buy for holiday presents.

Regardless of the situation you are finding yourself in you want to know which PlayStation 4 games are the best and most popular options to consider. It is not only important to get a good/fun game, but you also want to have a game that is popular. With more and more games allowing for online play with multiple players getting a popular game is more important than ever. Getting a popular game increases the chances that your friends will also have the same game, which will allow you to play with them online and playing with friends is always more fun.

Know that in addition to the games that are already available there will be some very popular games that will be released later this year and you can pre-order them now. Popular games that are available for pre-order include:

On August 22, 2017 UNCHARTED: The Lost Legacy will be released. This adventure game is the latest in the Uncharted franchise and is only available for PlayStation consoles.    

 

Desinty 2, the much anticipated followup to the popular Destiny game from Activision and Bungie, will become available September 6, 2017.

Last but not least, on November 17 Electronic Arts is releasing Star Wars Battlefront II, which is their next game in the hugely popular video game franchise. Combined with the fact that there will be a HUGE demand for all things Star Wars in December when the movie STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII THE LAST JEDI is released Star Wars Battlefront II will be on a lot of people’s wish list this holiday season. Below you can see trailer for the STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII THE LAST JEDI.

Below is a list of the Top 10 Most Popular PlayStation 4 Games for 2018. Enjoy.

Top Xbox One Games – The Best Games for 2018

If you just got an Xbox One or if you just bought one for someone else as a present you are probably thinking about which games are the best ones to buy first.

Likewise, if your kids just finished up school for the year, they might be looking for new games to play during their summer vacation.

You might also be thinking ahead wondering about games that you could buy for holiday presents.

Regardless of your situation you want to know which Xbox One games are the best and most popular options to consider.

Before we show you our top games list, know that in addition to the games that are already available there will be some very popular games that be released later this year and you can pre-order them now. Popular games that are available for pre-order include:

Desinty 2, the much anticpated followup to the popular Destiny game from Activision and Bungie, will become available September 6, 2017.

Experience the fun auto racing with arguably the best and best looking auto racing game ever when Forza Motorsport 7 becomes available on October 3, 2017.

Last but not least, on November 17 Electronic Arts is releasing Star Wars Battlefront II, which is the next game in the hugely popular video game franchise. Combine this with the fact that there will be a HUGE Star Wars buzz in December when STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII THE LAST JEDI, the next Star Wars movie, is released and Star Wars Battlefront II will be on a lot of people’s wish list this holiday season. Below you can see trailer for the STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII THE LAST JEDI.

Below our list of the Top 10 Most Popular Xbox One Games for 2018. Enjoy.