Video Game Consoles and Accessories

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    July 11, 2013

    Pacific Symphony: Video Games Live

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    5 Most Important Video Game-Related News Stories of 2011

    ​2011 has come and gone, and the year that seemingly slipped right past us was full of major events--some of which may very change the landscape of the video gaming industry forever. Everything from new a new Nintendo console to the death of a computer pioneer was all crammed into the previous yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Report: Best-Selling Video Games of Black Friday 2011

    ​Like watching football or having a nap after stuffing yourself with turkey, Black Friday shopping has become a Thanksgiving tradition for millions of Americans. If you're a smart shopper and a gamer, there's no doubt that you've saved many of your video game purchases for the weekend following Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    5 Ways Facebook Has Changed Console Gaming

    ​Facebook games are on a completely different wavelength than modern gaming on consoles. They're simple, often mindless, and accessible to just about everybody. People who aren't typically gamers have now been introduced to games with a community larger than XBOX Live, or PSN. It did a better job ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Three of Nintendo's Awesome Japanese Services That We Will Never See

    ​Recently available to Nintendo 3DS owners--of Japan and Europe, for now--is the Nintendo Video service. The service is expected to release "Nintendo-approved" 2D and 3D content to the 3DS with cartoons, comedy clips, and even music videos. Working alongside another application known as SpotPass T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    E3 2011: Hands On With Nintendo's Newest Console, the Wii U

    Peter Mai/OC Weekly​Only hours after the official announcement of their newest gaming console, Nintendo opened the doors to their booth and allowed attendees of the 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo to get their hands on the Wii U. Don't let the name fool you. This is not a mere update to their p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    The Wii 2: Fact vs. Rumor

    ​News in the video game industry is typically slow within the few months leading up to the Electronics Entertainment Expo, since video game companies want to save their surprises for the biggest gaming event of the year. In a way, this is like the "calm before the storm." Nintendo, however, doesn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Matthew Lloyd Crippen Escapes Charges of Illegal Modification of Xbox Consoles

    ​Update, December 6, 12:07 p.m.: A tip to you budding prosecutors out there: When a judge says, "I really don't understand what we're doing here," your case is in serious jeopardy. That's what U.S. District Judge Philip Gutierrez said last week in Los Angeles before the U.S. Attorney's Office anno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    The Best Video Game Black Friday Deals

    Flickr user markhillary​Black Friday is just around the corner and it's a perfect opportunity to stock up on discounted video games for your family, friends, and--if there's any money remaining in your budget--yourself. However, with so many different stores offering so many different deals, how w ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2010

    Tinkertoy: Build Your Imagination

    Discovery Science Center

  • Calendar

    September 24, 2009

    The Ataris

    Chain Reaction

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2006

    Got Sony Playstation 3?

    If so, Steve Lowery wants to talk to you. Have a trying-to-get-Sony-Playstation-3 horror story? Steve'll talk to you, too. In the midst of trying to acquire the hottest gaming console around, our intrepid Mad County diarian discovered he began his quest too late and—unless he wanted to sell hi ... More >>