Holiday Gift Guide: Gaming


2009 Ultimate Holiday Tech Guide

Gaming





  • Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB)

    The PS3 Slim is sleeker and sexier than its bulky predecessor and is now only $300. While it doesn't retain all of the features of the original PS3, the fact that it's one of the best Blu-ray players on the market sweetens the deal.

    $299


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  • Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite

    The Xbox 360 Elite is now priced at $300 offering 120GB of storage and access to your Netflix queue, and soon Facebook and Twitter. A solid library of games and a cool online experience make it a great time to own Microsoft's gaming system.

    $299-$540


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  • Nintendo Wii

    The best-selling console of this generation can now be had for just $200. A hardy library of great first-party titles, access to the Virtual Console, and plentiful party game offerings make the Wii a great community console.

    $199-$250


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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (XBox 360)

    Modern Warfare 2 is one of this year's most anticipated game for its intense military action and thrilling storyline. Plus, Modern Warfare 2's online multiplayer mode is guaranteed to be even more addictive and immersive.

    $55


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  • God of War Collection (PlayStation 3)

    If for some reason you never got around to playing the two original God of War games on PlayStation 2, you're still in luck. The God of War collection offers both games on one Blu-ray Disc, including trophy support, improved graphics, and a smooth frame rate.

    $36


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  • New Super Mario Bros. (Wii)

    If for some reason you never got around to playing the two original God of War games on PlayStation 2, you're still in luck. The God of War collection offers both games on one Blu-ray Disc, including trophy support, improved graphics, and a smooth frame rate.

    $33


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  • Assassin's Creed II (PC)

    The sequel to the time-shifting historical fiction action adventure game will feature improved graphics and an updated battle system. Travel your way through history as you uncover more about your ancestry while unraveling a conspiracy in the process.

    $55


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