| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Toys“R”Us today announced that its stores nationwide will keep their doors open for 88 consecutive hours of shopping beginning at 6am on Friday, December 21 through 10pm on Christmas Eve.
Macy's is also staying open round the clock the weekend...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Every time Jocelyn Doyle tried to put her toddler daughter, Jillian, onto Santa’s lap, Jillian’s Santa warning signal went off with crying and tears.
“Well, we try to get her to like Santa, but you know how kids are. They just, they...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:26 PM
In humankind’s shared mythology of the hero’s journey, the path to adventure, transformation and atonement sometimes is taken alone – though more times than not it is completed with the help of a trusted friend.
Such is true of most...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:36 AM
Stores offer doorbuster deals starting at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Here's a rundown of times and offers:
8 p.m Thanksgiving
Deals: Barbie Ballerinas for $2.99; 24-inch LED 1080p HDTV for $88
Deals: 2-carat total weight diamond jewelry...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:13 PM
If you’re standing in line for the Black Friday sales this week, chances are probably good there could be a Nintendo 3DS on your list or, at the very least, some 3DS game titles to pick up for under the tree.
If so, you’re in luck. One of...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Nintendo is hoping bigger is once again better for their hand-held consoles with Sunday's release of the Nintendo 3DS XL.
The new unit is essentially a big brother to the Nintendo 3DS released in the spring of 2011, but the gaming company has said it...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
If Tryptophan could talk: "You think I cause people to fall asleep over the Thanksgiving weekend? Have you seen the Gators offense?!" … But, seriously, if Florida can beat Florida State today, the Gators...
| May 7, 2012
| 11:30 PM
IMPERIAL COUNTY: Assault with deadly weapon
A man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon Sunday afternoon, though the circumstances behind the arrest were not known by press time.
Francisco Gutierrez, 41, was arrested about 3:30 p.m....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:00 PM
At this point, nearly 30 years into its life span, the "Super Mario Bros." brand is to Nintendo what "Toy Story" is to Pixar: familiar characters in new settings, with rules that have long been writ.
It is, after all, a series dedicated to consistency,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 11:59 AM
From the big guns to the little guys, E3 is THE PLACE for game companies to show off the newest upcoming releases while beating you over the head with a mallet of pure hype. in these Booth Spotlights, we take a quick look at the standouts we saw at this...
| Jun 11, 2012
Family friendly fare is not something that is easily found on the show floor at E3. I mean, this is a show where huge titles like Halo 4 and The Last of Us make all the noise, but one vendor that was purely focused on more kid friendly offerings was...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Having already gone 3-D, Nintendo now wants to go big, announcing a new version of its handheld gaming console with screens nearly twice as large.
The Nintendo 3DS XL, announced late Thursday, will have a 90% bigger screen and, Nintendo says, a...