Tag Archive: best buy

Nintendo to skip E3 press conference, hosts Super Smash Bros. tourney instead

Nintendo’s looking to smash up E3. While Wii U sales languish and fans wonder where the big games are for the system, Nintendo has announced that it will once again bypass the traditional… Continue reading

Should you sell your current video game system?

The countdown is on for the launches of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but the next generation won’t be cheap. The PlayStation 4 carries a price tag of $400, while the Xbox… Continue reading

Wall Street eyes GameStop as a takeover candidate

There’s been plenty of new chatter indicating that leading video game retailer GameStop is a prime buyout target. How likely is that scenario, and if it happened, what would it mean for publishers?… Continue reading

Another player enters the cloud music space

The sky is getting pretty crowded these days. The already competitive cloud music space has another competitor stepping into the fray. Best Buy today unveiled plans for its own service, letting people access… Continue reading

Buy now? Or save later?

When Dead Space 2 hit store shelves on January 25, it cost roughly $60 — no matter where you bought it. By mid-February, you could find it on sale at some big online… Continue reading

First U.S. 3DS owner was also the first to buy a Wii

Nintendo has some pretty loyal fans – but none of them can compete with Isaiah ‘Triforce’ Johnson. Johnson was the first person in America to buy a 3DS when they went on sale… Continue reading

Target Looking for Piece of Used Video Game Market

Another big-box retailer is looking for a cut of the lucrative used video game market. Target has kicked off a pilot program in Northern California allowing customers to trade in their used games, as… Continue reading

Now Best Buy has a streaming media service, too

When Wal-Mart purchased Vudu in February, it was really just a matter of time before other big box stores launched their own streaming media services. Now Best Buy is joining the race.  The… Continue reading