SoHood.com’s Holiday Video Game Gift Guide
SoHood.com’s “Most Wanted Holiday Video Games Gift List of 2011” is based on the Most Wanted Holiday video games gift list that is inspired by and solely based on games we’ve reviewed. The list includes the latest in video games entertainment content including games from the Sony PlayStation 3 home console, Sony PlayStation Portable system, Nintendo Wii system, Nintendo DS and Microsoft Xbox 360 console.
Gears of War 3 Epic Edition, suggested retail price (MSRP)$149.99 at national retailers. The cover system, gore and overall action that made Gears what it is today, feels faster and smoother than the previous first two gears of war games. There are a bunch of new weapons, some are only usable in the campaign, multiplayer or in horde- Only Available on The Xbox 360 Read More Here
Madden NFL 12, suggested retail price (MSRP) $59.99 at national retailers. The game presentation is built to look and give off an experience as if you’ll watching a real football being broadcasted on TV from the comfort of your home. Every situation, punting, receiving, rushing, all have different camera angles, that put you right into the action.
- Available on The Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii Read More Here
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, suggested retail price (MSRP) $59.99 at national retailers. Smooth, as a Call of Duty game can be, the fluidity in which players move is slightly better then Modern war 2. Climbing, running and crouching are all very responsive and feel effortless
- Available on The Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 3 Read More Here
Fun For the Whole Family Video Games:
Super Mario 3D Land, suggested retail price (MSRP) $39.99 at national retailers. The worlds comes alive, all thanks to the ingenuity of the designers and the Nintendo 3ds. The rich colors and the overall feel just make this game a pleasant addition to the Mario library.
- Only Available on the Nintendo 3DS Read More Here
Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure, suggested retail price (MSRP) $69.99 at national retailers. Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure is a kids dream, as it combines toys and video games all in the same package. You can switch to a different character just by placing a Spyro themed toy onto the Portal of Power.
-Available on the Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 3 Read More Here
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, suggested retail price (MSRP) $49.99 at national retailers. Nintendo celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Zelda with the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword which includes a soundtrack cd in side.
-Available on only on the Nintendo Wii. Read More Here
Back to the Future: The Game, suggested retail price (MSRP) $19.99 at national retailers. Back to the Future: The Game is aimed at a more mature audience, as you’ll be interacting with the game’s story rather then actually controlling the action. Being that is’ pen by the original screen writer, it does feel as if this could have been an actual Back to the Future, it does help that some of the voice talents of the trilogy are present.
-Available on Nintendo Wii and Sony PlayStation 3.
Other Games Worth Mentioning: Child of Eden ( Xbox 360, PS3), Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine ( Xbox 360, PS3), Driver: San Francisco ( Xbox 360, PS3), Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary Game ( Xbox 360). Fossil Fighters: Champions ( Nintendo DS)
Peripherals/Accessories For your Gaming Needs:
Gears of War 3 Performance Stereo Gaming Headset, SRP $99.99 at national retailers. The headset will greatly improve your game experience, as you’ll become more aware of your surroundings, as you’ll hear nearby gunfire, footsteps that will aide you in multiplayer. Read More Here
Modsticks Pro Kit, SRP $29.99 at Modsticks.com. Other then a good gaming headset, this is an essential piece of equipment needed to better your gaming experience. With a number of colors to choose from you’ll get a customizable look to your controller. It delivers as advertised. Read More Here
Gioteck TX-1 Throat Mic, usa.gioteck.com for $24.99. No need to shout, as the mic does a good job of picking up your voice perfectly. I liked the fact that the mic is around your neck, as it’s not hanging in front of your face, where it can also pick up your breathing. Read More Here
-Article written by Mario Diaz, SoHood.com