MW3 BLOWS UP EVERY RECORD

We’re not just talking about video games, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has grossed an astounding $775 million in just 5 days – more than any movie, book, or video game in history. The COD franchise has quickly become one of the most lucrative entertainment properties in history, pulling in 6 billion in revenue since the original Call of Duty debuted back on October 23, 2003 – putting it in the elite stratosphere of Star Wars, Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. Based on the success of MW3, we can surely expect more product placement along the lines of the limited edition JEEP MW3 Wrangler featured in the game and available in the real world. Maybe a Dolce & Gabbana suit in the next Grand Theft Auto? Or a 1,000 year old iPhone unearthed in the depths (more…)

MODERN WARFARE 3 SETS RECORD

Modern Warfare 3 was released yesterday and absolutely killed it. According to Activision, first day sales were the largest in gaming history, with 6 million copies excepted to be sold within 24 hours, and an astounding 15 million by January. Over 1.5 million people lined up Monday at midnight at 13,000 shops across the country for their chance to buy the game. It’s crazy how video games have now surpassed movies as the cash cows of the entertainment industry, just look at the sales figures of the previous installment, Call of Duty: Black Ops, which grossed $650 million, in 5 days.  Those are the kind of numbers that make Spielberg jealous. (more…)

UNCHARTED 3: DRAKES DECEPTION

Releasing today: Uncharted 3, Drake’s Deception. If you watched Raiders of the Lost Ark in the actual theater back in 1981 and loved it, I would highly recommend this game. The first two versions brought together a killer mix of graphics, action and story telling and reviews on the 3rd have been glowing. Head to your nearest GameStop – actually wait a few days because it’s most likely sold out.

BILL FOOTE PADDLE BOARDS

If you’ve tried surfing with little to no success and want to experience something a bit more mellow, try paddle boarding, also known as stand up surfing. This new sport dropped onto the scene about three years ago with sales contining to climb at a rapid pace. You can find a good board for (more…)

JAQUES CROQUET SET

 

Croquet is a summer pastime that just seems to make everyone happy. Unless you’re that Dad who prefers to launch your kids ball into the neighbors yard instead of taking an extra swing. This is one of our favorite sets, from Jaques out of London(more…)

JOOLA OUTDOOR PING PONG TABLE

Summer is upon us and it’s time to get your backyard set up and ready for some serious entertaining. This is a sweet outdoor ping pong table from Joola, the same model used in Bryan Park in midtown, NYC. Made of acrylic resin with a steel under carriage and net, it won’t warp and is fully weatherproof.  (more…)

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