CeX Blog Archive

Kinect Sports Rivals

Friday, 18 April 2014
Motion controlled gaming is nothing new, and stretches back past even what the Wii brought to the table in 2006. Once Nintendo began to dominate the market, Sony and Microsoft scrambled to tap into the “casual” market, a market that they hoped would bring in the big bucks. Sony aimed to deliver with the PlayStation Move, which was essentially two advanced Wii remotes. Microsoft however tried something a little more daring, and in 2010 came the Kinect; a motion controlled device that told ... Read More

CeX Stores Trading on Easter Sunday

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Happy Easter folks! Overdosed yet on chocolate eggs? If not you can still head on down to our stores for your buy, sell and exchange needs on Easter Sunday as most will be operating under normal Sunday ... Read More

inFamous: Second Son

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Warning: The following contains spoilers for inFamous 2.When Sucker Punch Productions released inFamous for the PS3 in 2009, it took everyone a little by surprise. Keep in mind that Sucker Punch Productions were the team behind the classic Sly Cooper series, so on the surface a game like inFamous seemed a little out of their comfort zone. But upon playing inFamous all the doubters were proven wrong, and their first attempt at the superhero genre was hugely successful. A sequel followed, that ... Read More

CeX Bilston open now!

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
High fives and drinks all round, today is a fantastic day. We've just opened our brand spanking new CeX Bilston store. Get in!Come on down to sell or exchange your unwanted phones, games, computers and gadgets, and pick up something super shiny or just to chat with us about all the geeky things you love.Check us out for all your buy, sell, exchange and geeky needs. Find us at:18 Market WayBilstonWest MidlandsWV14 ODRFind your nearest CeX ... Read More

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Peter Jackson has done it again. Not only has he brought a decades old novel to the silver screen but he’s given it such life, such character and such vision that you can really believe in it. The Lord of the Rings trilogy was arguably some of the finest film-making in modern history and at the same time remain faithful to its source material. Such was the effect of the trilogy, that it was only a matter of time before Jackson turned his attentions to the more light-hearted novel that J.R.R. ... Read More

inAPPropriate Comedy

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
You know those films that are “so bad they're good”? Troll 2, Samurai Cop, Battlefield Earth, Plan 9 From Outer Space, Star Crash and many more fall into this category. And I love them! Sometimes there's nothing better than sitting back with some friends and watching a film so bad, so utterly dreadful, that it's just completely hilarious. You know, like the equivalent of watching a train crash... that's full of clowns. I came to inAppropriate Comedy assuming that it would be one of those ... Read More

Yoshi's New Island

Monday, 14 April 2014
I Feel bad for Nintendo. I mean, the Wii U as of right now is selling worse than the Dreamcast did. That's not good at all. Don't get me wrong, the Dreamcast deserved far more attention than it ultimately got, and the Wii U is nowhere near as glorious as Sega's final console, but Nintendo's latest effort is a great little machine. But Nintendo, unlike many other companies, can afford to screw up here. Why? Because the Nintendo 3DS is selling so damn well, only being outsold worldwide by the ... Read More

John Dies at the End

Sunday, 13 April 2014
John Dies at the End is the brainchild of Cracked.com executive editor Jason Pargin, whose comedy-horror novel and its sequel This Book Is Full of Spiders – both published under the pseudonym David Wong – have amassed an impressive cult following. Pargin’s stories started life on his old website, as a relatively unheard-of web-serial with new chapters released every Halloween. Using online feedback to tweak his writing, Pargin was able to secure a book deal and, shortly afterwards, ... Read More

G.B.F

Saturday, 12 April 2014
Do you know what a GBF is? I initially assumed it was going to be a film about a group of violent ex cons, who had found a peaceful existence in raising oxen, and chickens. Grievous Bodily Farm would be like a mixture between The Boondock Saints and Chicken Run and something I would definitely watch. But apparently it means gay best friend, which as the film illustrates is the platonic equivalent of a trophy wife for young female socialites.In a nutshell the film takes place in a school that ... Read More

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Friday, 11 April 2014
The Nintendo DS was an unusual console. Often overlooked by the hardcore crowd, the DS still managed to become the bestselling handheld console of all time thanks to an abundance of puzzle games and slower-paced adventures that introduced a whole new audience to gaming. Perhaps the most influential of this new wave of casual games were Capcom’s Ace Attorney series and Level-5’s Professor Layton franchise, which combined puzzle solving and 90s-style point-and-click adventuring. Their ... Read More
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