Friday, December 7, 2012
Need to find something for the gamer in your life? Check out our handy holiday shopping guide.
If you’re unfamiliar with the world of video games, stepping into the games section of a Best Buy or entering a Gamestop can be a bewildering experience. Perhaps you're a parent wanting something fun and wholesome for your kid, a girlfriend wondering what her refuses-to-grow-up boyfriend might like or a grandparent trying to impress a grandchild with your grasp of technology. Have no fear, Patch has complied a list of some the holiday’s best and biggest games, along with some recommendations for who might enjoy them. "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" $59.99, Mature (Xbox 360, Playstion 3, PC, Nintendo Wii U) – For some seasoned parents of video game-obsessed kids, this name may sound familiar, and it should. The “Call of Duty” franchise …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Top new releases are available, along with popular family and children’s games, for $2 a night.
Gamers can now rent video games locally at all hours of the day and night. Redbox, the stand-alone kiosks at local retailers most known for their dollar-a-night movie rentals, now offer video games. Games cost $2 a day and can be reserved online for easy pickup at the nearest Redbox location. In Affto and Shrewsbury, there are several Redbox locations: Top new releases are available for rental, along with popular family and children’s games. A complete list of available titles is viewable online. Games are available for PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360. Redbox officials said the company began testing video game rentals at 5,000 locations across the country in August 2009. During that time, officials said more than 1 million games …
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
From the barnyard to the baseball diamond, the coming week offers plenty to keep you and the family busy.
Take the whole family out for some community theatre or a fish fry, drop the kids off for a video game party or baseball camp, or sit down for some crafts and stories at the library. Better yet, do all of it and then tell us how it was.