OK, so that certain someone on your shopping list has already picked out their gaming console of choice, so now’s your chance to wow them with one of the coolest new accessories.
Whether they own a PlayStation 3, Wii or Xbox 360, there’s plenty to choose from, including these fun devices and games:
Black, blue, pink or Halo 3 Xbox 360 controller, $59.99-$69.99
Oh, sure, the Xbox 360 comes with a standard off-white controller, but does it make a statement? Get the gamer in your life a joystick that is sure to stand out in three new colours: Black, blue and pink. Also available are controllers for fans of the bestselling Halo 3 that are decorated with art by Canadian comic book icon, Todd McFarlane.
Xbox 360 Messenger Kit, $34.99
Does the gamer in your life love online chat? If so, the new Messenger Kit is a perfect fit. It attaches to the bottom of an Xbox 360 controller and allows gamers who are online with Xbox Live to chat via MSN Messenger while they play. It also makes typing in info a breeze.
PlayStation 3 Blu-Ray remote, $34.99
One of the nicest perks of buying a PlayStation 3 is the built-in Blu-Ray DVD player. The easy-to-use remote makes viewing all the new high definition movies they’ve asked for as Christmas presents that much simpler to use.
Wii Zapper, $19.95
Nintendo’s Wii burst onto the scene last year with its innovative motion-sensitive gameplay. Now it gets old school with the Wii Zapper, which uses the controllers to make a gun-style device that works with hot new games like Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles and even last fall’s instant classic, The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
Eye Of Judgment, $69.99
Give the gaming gift that’s two in one. Eye Of Judgment is an innovative new game that uses the new PlayStation 3 Eye Toy camera to scan game cards and bring the action to life on screen. Best of all, the EOJ bundle includes the Eye Toy that you can use with plenty of other games to come in the new year.
Time Crisis 4, $79.99
Bring the arcade action home on the PlayStation 3 as you pick up the clever new Guncon integrated gun/controller (hence the name) included with Time Crisis 4 and battle your way through the ages.