Motorola Xoom and Nintendo 3DS are Redefining Technology

Two highly-anticipated and well-received devices were released this weekend and are available both in-store and online at P.C. Richard & Son: the Motorola Xoom and Nintendo 3DS. These devices are paving the way for new technologies and are certainly worth taking a look at.

Motorola Xoom

The Motorola Xoom won the Best of Show award at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show and sets itself apart from all other tablets with its look and feel. It runs on the Android 3.0 platform which is specifically optimized for large-screen devices and features five customizable home screens that you can easily access your favorite live widgets or application shortcuts. Each screen features a familiar launcher with access to all installed applications, as … Read more...

Ever Wanted to be in the Movies? You Can with Yoostar 2!

Yoostar 2 for Kinect on Xbox 360 and Playstation Move for PS3 is a type of movie karaoke game that puts you right in the middle of all the movie action. Simply pick a scene from a movie, use the camera on the Kinect or Move to line yourself up with the position in the scene, and read off or ad lib your lines. You’ll be interacting with actors from Terminator, 300, The Hangover, The Fast and the Furious, The Wizard of Oz and tons more.

Want to see the game in action? Check out the trailer here:

Yoostar 2 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is available now in-store and online.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Gamers: PlayStation Game Bundles

Your kids or gamer loved ones may have asked you this year for an additional controller for their PlayStation 3 console. An extra Dual Shock 3 controller will normally run you $54.99, so what about getting a game with it for just $5 more? Our new Dual Shock 3 bundles with classic PlayStation 3 games are an exciting and easy gaming gift on a budget. Over $83 in value is included in every box!

The bundles available include:

Little Big Planet Game of the Year Edition with Black Dual Shock 3 Controller

This side-scrolling platformer allows you to travel around the world with internationally-themed levels as you collect stickers, items and costumes for your Sackboy character. A second controller is … Read more...

uDraw Pen and Tablet for Nintendo Wii

The new uDraw Tablet for Nintendo Wii is pretty cool… it turns any TV into an art studio! Simply click your Wii remote into the tablet and you’re ready to draw. Bundled with the uDraw Studio game, users can create original works of art, shade in dozens of coloring book templates, use a selection of stamps, and more and can save their creations on an SD card to share them with others.

uDraw studio accommodates various levels of artistic ability, and kids and adults alike will enjoy the Pictionary game that requires the tablet too. The game has over 3,000 clues and several drawing styles, shape tools and colors. The three game modes include Pictionary game show, Pictionary Mania, & … Read more...

Invizimals are “Real-Life” Pokemon for the PSP

According to the game, a Sony engineer in Tokyo has discovered that the PSP camera (included with the game)  is more sensitive than the human eye, and can see “creatures of light” hiding out on real-world objects. Now that humans can use this technology see Invizimals (strange Pokemon-like creatures), you can collect, interact with, evolve and send them into battle! Look for them wherever you can: on your desk, the top of your TV, in your closet, in your empty shoe boxes, etc. Each game comes with a camera to spot your critters and a “trap card,” which allows players to catch, raise and level them once they’re seen. Different monsters spawn in different locations depending on colors in their … Read more...

7 Things You May Not Know P.C. Richard & Son Carries

Sure, P.C. Richard & Son is known as the appliance and electronics giant, but did you know we carry things like music keyboards, hair dryers and waffle makers? We even still carry cassette Walkman. Here are a few other things you may not have known we have available:

1. Portable TV

FLO TV allows you to watch 5 hours of TV on a 3.5″ touchscreen with a single battery charge anywhere, anytime. It includes a unique variety of live, simulcast, and time-shifted programming on channels that include ABC Mobile, Adult Swim Channel, CBS Mobile, CNBC, COMEDY CENTRAL, The Disney Channel, ESPN, FOX Mobile, FOX News Channel, MSNBC, MTV, NBC 2Go, and Nickelodeon that stream via a dedicated … Read more...

Check Out Our New Video Game Page!

You may have noticed some changes to our website today. Our navigation has changed and what was once our “video games and portable audio” category is now “video games and accessories”. When you click on that page, you’ll be taken to our new-and-improved PCR Game Zone. This is your one-stop shop for everything video games, consoles and accessories!

Here’s the new page broken down:

Headlines & Video

Check the scrolling content and banner below for the latest pre-orders, gaming news and upcoming trailers.

Pre-Orders, New Releases & Recent Price Drops

View upcoming pre-orders, newly-released games, and any recent price drops with how much you’re saving on each title. These sections scroll left to right so you can view dozens … Read more...

PlayStation Move and Xbox Kinect Available for Pre-Order

Two of the most highly-anticipated video game accessories are being released soon: the PlayStation Move and Xbox Kinect. Nintendo Wii pioneered the motion technology that these two accessories take advantage of, but now you can enjoy this same entertainment on your other consoles!


PlayStation Move: Releasing September 17, 2010


PlayStation Move is an accessory that brings Wii-like motion control to your PlayStation 3. The PlayStation Move bundle comes with the move controller, PlayStation Eye Camera, and Sports Champions game disc. Sports Champions allows you to choose from one of 10 athletes from around the world to play a wide range of sports like disc golf, gladiator duel, beach volleyball, archery, table tennis and bocce. Check out this video below showing … Read more...

Preorder Halo: Reach to Receive a Recon Helmet Download & TRIPLE Reward Points!

Halo: Reach hits stores September 14th and fans are counting down the days until they can unleash havoc on planet Reach once again. You can make that countdown much sweeter now! When you pre-order Halo: Reach at P.C. Richard & Son, you’ll receive a code for a Recon helmet variant (pictured left) and TRIPLE rewards points in our Video Game Rewards Program. That’s 180 points! Combined with the 300 points you get automatically for signing up with the program, you’re almost halfway through getting the 1000 points you need for a $50 P.C. Richard & Son gift card.

Halo: Reach is the story of Noble Team, a squad of heroic Spartan soldiers, and their final stand on planet Reach, humanity’s … Read more...

Football Fans Rejoice: Madden 11 is Out Tomorrow!

The official 2010 NFL season is scheduled to kick off on Thursday, September 9, but you can start the season tomorrow with the gaming industry’s most highly-anticipated sports title, Madden NFL 11! This game is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and PlayStation Portable for your football fix on the go.

This edition of Madden is expected to be the simplest, quickest and deepest one to date. Its new GameFlow system allows you to control the quarterback and execute an authentic NFL game plan one play at a time. You can customize and use your own offensive and defensive game plans, or execute the plays based on your favorite team’s real-life tendencies for an authentic … Read more...