Atari CEO confirms Ataribox is real
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Atari’s upcoming game console is based on PC technology, says CEO
After a mysterious Atari-branded console appeared on the internet during E3 2017, CEO Fred Chesnais confirmed that it was not a hoax. Dubbed as AtariBox, the device will supposedly be based on PC technology. The post Atari’s upcoming game console is based on PC technology, says CEO appeared first on Digital Trends....
New Atari console could be just what the game industry needs
Last week, a 20-second trailer that appeared to tease a new Atari console was uploaded to YouTube. In the time since then, fans of classic consoles like the Atari 2600 and the 2800 have been speculating about what this could mean. Is Atari about the re-enter the console business? It turns out that the answer is yes. That’s according to … Continue reading...
XSTATION lets you have both an Xbox One and PlayStation 4
The console wars are often drawn between the Xbox and PlayStation camps (sorry Nintendo), but, whether you’d like to admit it or not, there will always be games from the other side of the fence you wish you could play on your favorite console. The most obvious solution would be to get both consoles, but that would quickly become a … Continue reading...
Firaxis Games brings the Chosen in to take on ‘XCOM 2’ gamers in a new expansion
Firaxis Games revealed War of the Chosen, an expansion pack for XCOM 2 arriving in August for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It introduces the Chosen, the biggest threat to XCOM yet in its pursuit to capture the Commander. The post Firaxis Games brings the Chosen in to take on ‘XCOM 2’ gamers in a new expansion appeared first on Digital Trends....
PS4 Gold Edition is ironically cheaper than normal PS4
There is no scarcity of special editions for any console of any generation. Save for the Nintendo Switch perhaps, though it’s still far too early to tell. Many of those editions come with custom paint jobs, exclusive colors, bundled games, and higher price tags. So when you hear that Sony will be putting out a very limited edition golden PlayStation … Continue reading...
Watch a Nintendo Switch fall from a height of 1,000 feet
Dozens if not hundreds of smartphones sacrificed on the altar of entertainment and “science”, scratch, bent, and dropped from all heights. But how about gaming consoles? Sure, we’ve seen an NVIDIA SHIELD dropped from a cargo plane, but that marketing stunt was designed so that the SHIELD would land safely. How about a stunt that isn’t as safe? That’s exactly … Continue reading...
Nintendo to increase Switch production to meet ongoing customer demand
In case you haven’t already heard, Nintendo’s new Switch console has been a very hot item over the last few months, and eager buyers have been facing stock shortages since its launch in early March. If you haven’t been able to buy one online or from your favorite retailer each time they get a small shipment, you may feel like … Continue reading...
Nintendo PlayStation prototype restored to working condition
Gaming fans may remember back to 2015 when a prototype of the legendary “Nintendo PlayStation” was discovered in a box of junk — it was barely functional, but it was the first time the hardware was seen in the wild. The early ’90s saw Nintendo and Sony collaborating on the system — a SNES updated with a CD-ROM drive, allowing … Continue reading...
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch busts sales records
This afternoon Nintendo let it be known that their game Mario Kart 8 had broken sales records for the series, coming up first in several categories. This game broke the previous record for first-day sales in the history of the franchise, previously held by Mario Kart Wii for the original Nintendo Wii. Mario Kart Wii sold 433,900 units on launch … Continue reading...
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch busts sales records
This afternoon Nintendo let it be known that their game Mario Kart 8 had broken sales records for the series, coming up first in several categories. This game broke the previous record for first-day sales in the history of the franchise, previously held by Mario Kart Wii for the original Nintendo Wii. Mario Kart Wii sold 433,900 units on launch … Continue reading...
Next PlayStation console to debut in 2018, predicts analyst
The PS4 Pro has barely been out for six months, so it’s hard to imagine another new game console from Sony in the near future. However, if the release of the PS4 Pro itself, along with the upcoming Xbox Project Scorpio, has shown us anything, it’s that Sony and Microsoft are no longer sticking to a 5 to 7 year … Continue reading...
PS4, Nintendo 2DS XL get Dragon Quest XI special editions in Japan
There’s a new Dragon Quest game coming out this summer in Japan, number 11 to be specific, and as one of the country’s single most popular game series, it’s getting not one but two special edition hardware treatments. The Square Enix-developed RPG is coming to both the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo 3DS handheld, so each system will be getting … Continue reading...
Pics reveal a surprisingly compact console for Project Scorpio’s brawny hardware
Project Scorpio's development kits, with a slim form factor, look remarkably similar to the current Xbox One S. The kits pack twice the RAM of the retail console, as well as a solid-state drive. The post Pics reveal a surprisingly compact console for Project Scorpio’s brawny hardware appeared first on Digital Trends....
Xbox Project Scorpio unveiling tipped with Forza 7, Red Dead Redemption 2
Gamers eagerly anticipating news on Microsoft‘s Project Scorpio, the new, more powerful Xbox console, may not have much longer to wait. News has surfaced that the hardware will unveiled by Microsoft within the next few weeks — well ahead of this year’s E3 in June — with several big-name games used to showcase the console’s 4K capabilities, including the debut … Continue reading...
Minecraft gets some Mighty Power Rangers skins
Minecraft isn’t exactly one to directly endorse some other commercial franchise, but if it didn’t do this, someone would have done it anyway. It probably doesn’t hurt that there are a few Power Rangers fans inside the now Microsoft-owned Mojang. So, lo and behold, as of update 1.0.5, Minecraft players on consoles, mobile, and Windows 10 will be getting a … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch review: Excellent hardware with one roadblock
I have something of a love/hate relationship with Nintendo consoles, especially in recent years. While I grew up with consoles like the Super NES, Nintendo 64, and Gamecube, in the time since then my preference has shifted to Nintendo’s handhelds like the DS and the 3DS. Now that the Nintendo Switch is on the scene, Nintendo is looking to bounce … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch has quickest game load times from internal storage
Nintendo’s new Switch console is a unique gaming machine, and not just because of its hybrid status as a portable or the plethora of controller configurations. The system sees Nintendo return to using proprietary cartridges for physical copies of games, but it also has 32GB of built-in flash storage, and accepts microSD cards for expandability. There are different reasons for … Continue reading...
Xbox “Project Scorpio” has 4K all over it, internal PSU
Goodbye power bricks! At least as far as the Xbox consoles are concerned. Or at least that is probably the trend that Microsoft is trying to set. The Xbox One S, though slimmer than its predecessor, managed to still squeeze in its power supply inside, doing away with the external, bulky PSUs of old. And, according to sources, that will … Continue reading...
This SNES mod is the latest Nintendo console-portable hybrid
If you’ve been paying to the launch of the new Nintendo Switch at all, you know that its greatest feature is its ability to seamlessly transition from home console to hand-held portable. Unfortunately, at this point its biggest drawback is the lack of a wide selection of games — you know, besides the new Zelda. But you know what system … Continue reading...