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Want free passes to the GIGABYTE eSports LAN event?

We’re proud to announce that Newegg is an official sponsor for the GIGABYTE eSports LAN (GESL), which will take place on June 15-17 at California State Polytechnic University of Pomona. This event will bring together 64 pro players from around the world to bring you the best in StarCraft 2 and League of Legends action. […]

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Win PAX East 2012 passes!

Attention gamers who live in the Boston area: Newegg is giving away two sets of passes for two to the upcoming PAX East 2012 conference on April 6-8 in Boston, Massachusetts. The show is completely sold out of three-day badges so this is your chance to attend this popular game festival for tabletop, videogame and […]

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Four reasons to play more video games

You love video games. You can play them for hours without ever getting bored. But the problem is, some people may not approve of your gaming for such long periods of time and suggest you pick up a new hobby.  Something more… “productive.” Well, we’re here to help with that. Below are four legitimate reasons […]

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Gentle games for gentle gamers

As I’m sure most of our readers are aware, video games are constantly being accused of turning players into hyper-aggressive serial killers. Fine. Let’s fight pseudo-science with pseudo-science: A study from Ohio State University indicates that gamers can be emotionally affected by a video game when it is gentle, too. Originally published in the journal […]

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The Strange and Wonderful VidRhythm App is now free

Here on Newegg Unscrambled, we love to share awesome stuff with our readers.  Keeping that in mind, VidRhythm is now free on the Apple App Store.  You should get it.

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Spike VGAs set to air this weekend on Spike

It’s almost time for this year’s Spike Video Game Awards! The show will air on the Spike channel at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Saturday, December 12th. Every year I watch these awards with the same kind of squeamish dread that I’d get from sitting through The Human Centipede. It’s a night of awkward […]

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Electronics leads in sales this Black Friday

Thanksgiving traditions may include activities, such as watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, throwing the football with cousins, making pumpkin pie and perhaps most importantly – scouring over the papers for the best Black Friday deals. Millions of Americans partake in the Black Friday madness every year, looking for that newest craze at a bargain. […]

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What’s the deal with Angry Birds?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past year, you have definitely heard about the widely popular game Angry Birds, but perhaps you’re not really sure what it’s all about or what’s so great about it. Launched in 2009 by Finland-based entertainment company, Rovio, the game has enjoyed immense success and has received winning […]

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Online shopping grows during first quarter

It appears more people are opting to shop online rather than make trips to the store in 2011, according to the latest comScore research. According to the study, ecommerce spending in the United States during the first quarter reached $38 billion, increasing 12 percent from the first quarter of 2010. The increased spending also represents […]

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Tons of possible new Call of Duty info leaked

Gamers are clamoring for any news regarding Modern Warfare 3, and their patience may have finally paid off. Kotaku got their hands on a hefty assortment of leaked details about the next upcoming entry in the Modern Warfare series. What they’ve found seems to show MW3 will pick up soon after the cliffhanger ending of Modern Warfare […]

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