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Which first-person action game had the best sequel this year?

Sequels and franchises dominate the entire entertainment industry. From books to movies, it’s almost impossible to escape long-running series that seem to have new installments every few years. Video games aren’t immune to this trend, and it seems that players only grow more enamored with certain titles with each subsequent release. “Call of Duty: Black […]

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Video game characters in Wreck-It Ralph

Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph was recently released in theaters, bringing with it a flood of childhood memories. Ralph, the main character, is an arcade game villain who no longer wants to be a villain. He travels into other arcade games in hopes of finding a medal, which would prove that ultimately, he is a “good guy.” […]

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Top four Wii games

The price of a Wii video game console has dropped to $130, just in time for the holidays and right before the release of the Wii U on November 18. If you’ve always wanted to try out the Wii but hesitated because of the price tag, hesitate no longer. Included in this $130 bundle is […]

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Where is the video game industry headed?

Video games are a big part of pop culture. Game franchises like Call of Duty and the Madden Football series are massively popular, dominating headlines, sales and players’ time every year when the latest version of the game is released. However, with rising production costs, lagging sales and new distribution becoming available, the entire industry […]

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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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