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Gamers will have plenty to be excited about over the next few months as the 2015 holiday season is upon us. Prepare for the release of long anticipated games and sweet video game hardware bundles. To help guide you with your game gifts (or wishes!), here is a list of some of the hottest video games and killer video game bundles to round out 2015.

Select from one of the following categories to view a list of the latest game offerings:

PlayStation 4 | Xbox One | Wii U | 3DS | Game Figures | Game & Geek Toys

Keep this page bookmarked as game titles, bundles and gaming goods will be updated over the coming weeks and months. Do you have any suggestions for the 2015 holiday gaming list? Email for consideration on the GamingBits 2015 Holiday Video Game Gift Guide!

PlayStation 4

Destiny PlayStation 4 bundle

PS4 system bundles:

Destiny: The Taken King PS4 Limited Edition bundle

Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4 1TB Limited Edition bundle
PS4 Limited Edition Black Ops 3 bundlePlayStation 4 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Bundle

PS4 Disney Infinity 3.0 Limited Edition Star Wars 500GB Console Bundle

Star Wars Limited Edition PlayStation 4 system

Star Wars PS4

PS4 accessories:


DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 – 20th Anniversary Edition

Rock Band 4 Band-in-a-Box Bundle

DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 – Call of Duty Limited Edition

PS4 BlackOps 3 Controller

Recommended and upcoming PS4 games:

Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Destiny: The Taken King
Fallout 4
Mad Max
Star Wars Battlefront
Transformers Devastation
Rock Band 4

Xbox One

Halo Xbox One bundle

Xbox One system bundles:

Xbox One Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition 1TB Bundle

Xbox One Elite 1TB Bundle

Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition 500GB Bundle

Xbox One Forza 6 Limited Edition 1TB Bundle

Xbox One EA Sports FIFA 16 1TB Bundle

Xbox One accessories:

Xbox One Elite Controller

Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Master Chief Wireless Controller

Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Spartan Locke Wireless Controller

Xbox One Chatpad

Captain Phasma Xbox One GameStop Exclusive Controller

Rock Band 4 Band-in-a-Box bundle

Recommended and upcoming Xbox One games:

List coming soon!

Wii U

Wii U Mario Maker

Wii U system bundles:

Nintendo Wii U Super Mario Maker Console Deluxe Set – Walmart Exclusive

Nintendo Wii U 32GB Console Splatoon Special Edition Bundle – Black

Wii U accessories:

Wii Fit U w/Wii Balance Board accessory and Fit Meter

Recommended and upcoming Wii U games:

Yoshi’s Woolly World Bundle

Nintendo 3DS


3DS system bundles:

Nintendo New 3DS Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer Bundle

Nintendo New 3DS XL – Hyrule Gold Edition with The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes

3DS accessories:

Nintendo 3DS/3DS XL AC Adapter

Nintendo NFC Reader/Writer Accessory

Amiibo Animal Crossing Series 1 cards (6 pack)

Recommended and upcoming 3DS games:

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Bundle

Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash with Chibi-Robo amiibo bundle

Interactive Game Figures

New Amiibo 2015

Nintendo Amiibo

Check for the latest Amiibo figures here.

Detailed list coming soon!

Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney 3.0

Check for the latest Disney Infinity 3.0 figures here.

Detailed list coming soon!

LEGO Dimensions

LEGO Dimensions

Check for the latest LEGO Dimensions figures and sets here.

Detailed list coming soon!

Game and Geek Toys

Star Wars Episode 7 The Force Awakens BB-8

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens toys:

BB-8 Sphero Droid

Star Wars Pixel Pops pixel figures

Star Wars The Force Awakens 3.75-Inch Figure Troop Builder 6-Pack [Amazon Exclusive]

LEGO Star Wars Poe’s X-Wing Fighter 75102 Building Kit

LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75105 Building Kit

Video Game Character Merchandise

Pac-Man Ghost Light

Tetris Stackable Lights

More additions coming soon!

Do you have any suggestions for the holiday gaming list? Email for consideration on the GamingBits 2015 Holiday Video Game Gift Guide!



The first Mario Party hit store shelves around the world in the late 90’s and was an immediate success with kids and adults alike. Since then a dozen more have come out and a recent financial report from Nintendo revealed that the entire series has sold over 39.6 million copies.

The games included in the list were: Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario Party 3, Mario Party 4, Mario Party 5, Mario Party 6, Mario Party 7, Mario Party 8, Mario Party 9, Mario Party Advance, Mario Party DS, and Mario Party: Island Tour.

While not including any preorder figures for the latest in the series which releases next month for the WiiU; Mario party 10 should sell very well according to the success to the past series. Will you be picking it up?


Some surprising news came out of Nintendo today as they announced that they will be discontinuing their loyalty program, Club Nintendo, in the coming months.

Nintendo states that any games released beyond January 20th, 2015 will not be eligible for it’s Club Nintendo program and March 31st will be the last day you can earn coins on your account from redeeming codes & completing surveys. This of course means that you will be unable to register your shiny ‘New Nintendo 3DS XL,’ The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3DS & Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate when they are released on February 13th, 2015.

There is a little bit of good news though for current Club Nintendo members. Anyone who has an active account starting February 1st will be eligible for a free copy of Flipnote Studio 3D. Also, Nintendo plans to release “a limited quantity of exclusive reward items” throughout the next couple months; This will vary from digital and physical rewards.

Finally, Nintendo will fully shut down Club Nintendo come July 1st, 2015. This means any coins, digital codes and registered product will be deleted by then. Make sure you head on over to to register your products soon before it is too late!



UPDATE 2: Most retailers are already sold out! If you want one of these bundles, you better act fast!

UPDATE: You can pre-order the bundle now at Gamestop! The bundle will retail for $199.99; The same price as the New Nintendo 3DSXL by itself.

Continuing the slew of announcements coming fresh from the Nintendo Direct, Nintendo has revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D will hit store shelves on February 13th, 2015. This also confirms that the game will launch alongside the New Nintendo 3DSXL.

With the announcement of the release date, Nintendo has also shown off the New Nintendo 3DSXL that includes a Majora’s Mask faceplate which will launch on February 13th, 2015 as well. Unfortunately, the game will not be included with the bundle.



Following multiple leaks last night regarding the possible release date of the New Nintendo 3DS XL in North America, Nintendo has confirmed this morning via their Nintendo Direct, that the new handheld will be available on February 13th, 2015. Here are some of the new features on the New Nintendo 3DS XL:

– A new 3DS c-Stick which is supposed to simulate a smaller sized circle pad as featured on the current 3DS.
– 3DS tracks your movement so that the 3D effect isn’t lost when viewing it at different angles.
– Game card slot moved to the bottom of the 3DS console.
– Faster Processor and GPU (Graphics).
– Two Triggers on either side (ZL and ZR as seen on Wii U and Circle Pad Pro).
– 3DS will adjust brightness depending on the light in the area.
– Micro SD slot as opposed to a standard SD card slot.

Nintendo has also confirmed that the New Nintendo 3DS XL will not include a AC adapter. While it will utilize the same adapter from the Nintendo 3DS or DSi systems, new adopters will need to purchase one separately in order to experience the New Nintendo 3DS.

The New Nintendo 3DS XL will be available on February 13th, 2015 and will retail for $199.99. There is currently no announcement if the previous Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL will drop in price as a result of the launch of this handheld.

UPDATE – You can now pre-order the New Nintendo 3DSXL at Gamestop!


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