VIDEO GAMES – The Canadian Techie Holiday Gift Guide 2012


 Nothing can beat the feeling of tearing some gift wrapping paper to reveal the most must-have gadget around. From waiting in line on Boxing Day (Here in Canada) and scoring a awesome deal on a tablet or TV to trying to figure out what to get certain “Techie” in your life. You have come to the right place. In the next few posts, i will have a helpful graphic with some products to help ease your gift decisions.

Now onto the gamer in your life, below are just some of the awesome games that have come out this year that your recipient will surely appreciate. This list includes games ranging from first-person shooters to action adventure games. It also includes some “NEW” game consoles such as the all-new Nintendo Wii U.

GAMES

 
Dishonored (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Available Now)

 
NBA 2K1
3 (Xbox 360, PS3, Available Now)

 
Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Available Now)

 
NHL 13 (Xbox 360, PS3,Available Now)

 
Assassin’s Creed III (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Available Now)

 
Need For Speed: Most Wanted (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Available Now)

 
Far Cry 3 (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC,
Available Now )

 
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Available Now)

 
Halo 4 (Xbox 360, PS3,  Available Now)

 
Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Available Now)

 
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Wii U, Available Now )

 
Hitman: Absolution (Xbox 360, PS3,  PC, Available Now)

 
New Super Mario Bros. U (Wii U, Available Now)

 
ZombiU (Wii U,Available Now)

 
Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition (Wii U, Available Now)

 
Rabbids Land (Wii U, Available Now)

 
Scribblenauts: Unlimited (Wii U, Available Now)

 
Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth (Wii U, Available Now)

GAMING GEAR 


Super Slim Playstation 3 $299 (Assassin’s Creed III 500GB Bundle)

Wii U Deluxe Version is Shown

 
Wii U $299/349 (8GB Basic Version/32GB Deluxe Version) 


Xbox 360 $249*/299 (*4GB Kinect Family Bundle/ 250GB Kinect Bundle/
250 GB Bundle with Forza 4 & Skyrim Download / 320GB Limited Edition Halo 4 Console)

 
Nintendo 3DS XL $199 


PS Vita Console $249 (Console Only with Wi-Fi/Assassin’s Creed III: Libration Bundle/COD:Black Ops 2 Declassified Bundle)

 
PS Vita Console $299 (Console with 3G & Wi-Fi with Gravity Rush & Unit 13 Download Vouchers)

 
Kinect $100 (Standard Kinect System with Kinect Adventures)

Image Sources

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