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Happy Star Wars Day From Abt! May The 4th Be With You!

“Those deals at Abt are as big as Jabba the Hutt!!” Happy Star Wars Day everyone! Grab your lightsabers and blasters rifles, and snuggle up next to your favorite Ewok, it’s time to enjoy the movies that defined a generation of “Warsies” and captivated the world’s audiences to the tune of over $4 billion, according to >Mania.com.  It’s been over 30 years since The Empire struck back, and although some Star Wars…

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NBA Baller Beats: Aggravating moms and downstairs neighbors this fall

This weekend marks the start of the 2012 NBA playoffs and our very own Chicago Bulls prepare to make their run at a long-awaited championship. While we all might not able to rise above and beyond the rim like our hometown hero Derrick Rose, we can soon hone our ball handling skills to the beat of some popular tunes. In a series of posts by Joystiq, they reveal gaming developer Majesco’s latest…

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The (Scary) Future of Gaming

I wanted to bring all my fellow gamers an article written by @jeffbakalr  from the team over at Cnet.com called “Say hello to the brave new world of console gaming” The article wonderfully addresses the current issues facing console gamers and how these issues will impact the future of the overall marketplace. The major issue discussed is the gaming industry’s increasing efforts to eliminate the sharing of games in the name of “anti-piracy.”…

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Xbox Kinect Has A Real Kick

Microsoft recently released their Kinect to rave reviews and excited fans!  In just a few short weeks,  it has become an item that will be a must have for the holidays.  Why? Well, this is the first system that gets people up off the couch to play video games.  Wait, we have heard that one before.  Let me try again.  This is the first system to get people up off the couch…

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Hitmaster Will Make Anyone Sound Like They Are In A Rock Band

  As the Abt team made their way through the myriad of booths at CES, they noticed a new speaker from Polk Audio. This new speaker is made particularly for gaming systems; it’s a fun way to upgrade from computer speakers. The HITMASTER is a substantial speaker with an impressive volume level for $100. The HITMASTER will make XBox, Wii, or Playstation sound unbelievable—really cool for Rock Band.   -Kelly B.…

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