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HTC Vive Pre-Orders Go Online @ $1200 Canadian

Posted on February 29, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

HTC Vive

The impressive VR system that is aware of your movements across an entire room, the HTC Vive is now available for pre-order and they ship to Canada! If you’ve got $1200 dollars laying around then you too can be one of the first to experience consumer ready Virtual Reality.


In terms of hardware specs the Vive’s head mounted display contains two 1080×1200 displays each set for 90Hz – meaning your VR games should no at no less than 90 FPS for an optimal experience. Your movement in 3-D space is calculated thanks to an onboard camera and a separate “lighthouse” sensor pods that is placed within your room.

Anyone have a spare $1200 I can borrow?

Here are the official minimum specs for the HTC Vive:

HTC Vive

  • Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 4590 or AMD FX 8350 or greater
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video port: HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, or better
  • USB port: 1 USB 2.0 or faster port
  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer


Some Halo 5 Pre-loads Downloaded the wrong file

Posted on October 22, 2015 by Fionna Schweit

It is not often that we find Microsoft apologizing for an issue with one of their flagship games, it comes as a supirse when Microsoft announced that a place holder file may be all people who downloaded Halo 5 guardiands got this week. If you use the instant on feature, and pre-ordered you may have ended up getting burned on this one. Though Microsoft says  only a “small number of players” are effected.

People who downloaded this stub file will need to delete it and reinstall the right one. You can check to see if you installed the stub file by following the instructions below:

  1. Go to My games & apps
  2. Sort your game collection by selecting Installed à Sort by size
  3. If your Halo 5: Guardians game size is greater than 40 GB, you’ve got the correct version
  4. If your Halo 5: Guardians game size is less than 40 GB, you’ve got an incorrect stub file.

if you got the incorrect file you will need to re-install.

story via Halo waypoint


Pre-Order Bonuses For Transformers: Devastation Announced

Posted on September 2, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Are you ready to roll out with the October 6th release of Platinum game’s Transformers: Devastation? Activision has announced the pre-order incentives for this brand new brawler based upon the classic series featuring warring factions of transforming robots.

By pre-ordering Devastation either at a physical retailer or digitally through Steam, Xbox Live Marketplace or PlayStation Networks fans will receive three character skins (Nemesis Prime, Red Alert and Goldfire) along with three unique weapons (Dark Star Saber, Photon Disruptor and the Golden Hunter).

Transfromers: Devastation takes inspiration from the series’ carton roots with a pretty neat looking cel-shaded look combined with all of the action we’d expect from a Saturday morning cartoon.  Featuring the original voice of Optimus Prime himself – Peter Cullen – Devastation sounds like a nostalgia trip for anyone who grew up in the mid-1980s.

Transformers: Devastation will be available on Windows PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and PS3.

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Final Fantasy XIV: Heavansward Available For Pre-Order

Posted on March 16, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Final Fanrasy Heavensward

Square Enix has announced that pre-orders for the Heavansward expansion for Final Fantasy XIV are now available in North America. The first expansion for the A Realm Reborn is due out through digital retailers and brick & mortar stores on June 23rd 2015. With the release of Heavensward OSX owners will finally be able to join other adventurers in Eorzea.

Heavansward explores the thousand year old conflict between the Ishguardians and the Dravian Dragons during the Dragonsong War. This expansion brings everything you would expect from a major MMO – new races, three new jobs,  new dungeons, new primal fights and probably my favourite addition of all – FLYING MOUNTS!

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward will be available on Windows PC, Mac OSX, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.The standard edition will cost $59.99 USD with the collector’s edition setting you back $129.99!Read More


Get Entire Gears Trilogy With Pre-order of Judgment At Wal * Mart

Posted on February 11, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Gamer’s who pre-order Gears of War Judgment at Wal * Mart will be given vouchers for not only the original Gears of War but also the rest of the games in the trilogy – 2009’s Gears of War 2 and 2011’s Gears of War 3. For new players that is a hell of a deal, allowing them to play through all four titles for the price of one!

A demo version of the new Overrun mode for Gears of War Judgment will be released to the public on March 19th through the Xbox Live Marketplace. That’s also the same day that the game comes out, so perhaps there will be some people who will be on the fence on launch day.

Are you looking forward to Gears of War Judgment? Let us know in the comments

Source: Joystiq


Persona 4 Golden Limited Pre-order Vita Skin

Posted on August 16, 2012 by Les Major

Persona 4 Golden is coming exclusively to the PS Vita this Fall. Atlus has announced a pre-order bonus skin for your Vita! Manufactured in Japan by Dezaegg, this Vita skin is the same one made available to Japanese fans, including the original title for the game, Persona 4: The Golden.

Included are eight exclusive matching wallpapers as well, each featuring a main character from P4G. The game is a remastered version of Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 released for the PS2. Mixing social simulation and dungeon exploring the Golden version features a new character, more voice acting and animated cut scenes. P4G also adds a new wireless feature allowing players to call on others for support when their party members are close to dying.


Halo 4 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Posted on May 28, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Halo 4 is going to have a huge impact come Election Day, this November. If you’re thinking of picking up Master Chief’s latest ass kicking space adventure you might want to take these newly revealed Pre-Order bonuses into consideration. As is usual with gaming now-a-days Amazon, EB Games and Play.com all have different bonuses up for offer.

EB Games (confirmed only for Canada at the moment) – Camo battle rifle & Festive Armor

Amazon – Web Armor Skin

Play — DeadEye Helmet

Gamestop (US) – Forrest Armor Skin.



Steel Battalion Heavy Armor Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

Posted on April 23, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Can’t wait for Capcom’s follow up to 2002’s Steel Battalion? The wait for the Kinect/Controller hybrid mech simulator Steel Batalion: Heavy Armor just got a little bit harder with the announcement of pre-order bonuses for both North America and Europe.

In a press release sent out this morning Capcom revaled three brand new pre-order packs for the game. By pre-ordering you can have your choice of either the Carbon Assassin Armory, the Chrome Bliztzer Armory or the Iron Guardian Armory.

No word on whether or not these pre-order bonuses will be locked to specific retailers. Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor will be released on June 19 in North America and June 22nd in Europe. Check out the three promotional images for these packs after the jump.

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