When it comes to my kids playing videogames, I have two simple
rules: no more than 45 minutes per day, and nothing with blood,
guts, guns, and other violent images.
That leaves out a lot of the hot new releases, like Assassin's
Creed III, Dishonored, and Halo 4. If you're a parent like me, that
can create something of a quandary this holiday season: The kids
have outgrown the educational stuff, but you'd rather not expose
them to all that realistically rendered brutality.
This week sees the start of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. CES 2012 looks to debut a few hotly anticipated electronics items. Among these will be a a slew of tech dedicated to the video game community.
All great explorers need a few key essentials when traversing rough terrain or exploring hidden pockets of remote nature. The same is true for any avid video game fanatic diving headfirst into the waters of a new year that promises to be a big one for gaming worldwide. Here now are the tips you'll need to not lose your wallet or your cool when deciding what games to escape into this coming year.
This week we are looking ahead to the end of the world or, as it is more commonly known, 2012. Before the Mayan calendar ends and all is lost to fire and brimstone, there are a slew of anticipated video game-related items either set to debut or be revealed in the new year.
Last year I actually waited until after Christmas to tell you where to look for the best post-holiday video game deals. This year I wanted to get a head start. The theme this time around is "Never leave the comfort of your couch." So grab that trusty laptop and start bookmarking.
Here are the best bets for finding video game discounts next week and into the first week of 2012.
Last week I listed the top five video game-related items that should be on every gamers wishlist this season. I also mentioned that many games will be seeing price drops over the next few weeks. Well, the drops have begun and two big A-list games have already gone cheaper.