Pre-release Nintendo Switch was stolen, company reveals
The new Nintendo Switch console won’t be officially released until March 3rd, but earlier this week one lucky gamer managed to get a unit, sharing unboxing pics and a video of the UI in the process. Going by the username “hiphoptherobot” on the NeoGAF message boards, he said that he had purchased the game console from an “unnamed store.” Nintendo … Continue reading...
PlayBook 4 S delivers your PS4 Slim laptop fix
Hardcore console fans, whether they come from the Xbox camp or the PlayStation side, will most likely be familiar with EdsJunk, a.k.a. Edward Zarick. Almost every console generation from Microsoft and Sony has gone under his knife and come out a different console. Specifically a “console-book”, the ungodly, but much desired, offspring of a gaming console stuffed inside a laptop-like … Continue reading...
RetroBlox modular gaming console can run old cartridges, CDs
Retro gaming usually calls to mind two thing. Either they’re new games in a retro visual and audio style or, most likely, trying to play old games on modern hardware. The latter usually involves waiting for the generosity of the games’ owners to port the classic to some modern platform or, more often than not, acquiring and playing games through … Continue reading...
Microsoft Project Scorpio console details leak, 4K still in question
While TV makers and content producers are trying hard to push for more 4K content, one of the largest entertainment sector remains on the fence about it. While console makers like Sony and Microsoft proudly advertise support for 4K resolutions, they aren’t making a forced effort to push game developers in that direction. It seems that Microsoft won’t be changing … Continue reading...
5 games that’ll make Nintendo Switch a must-have
The release of the Nintendo Switch brings with it the dawn of a new generation of Nintendo-friendly games – awesome games. What we’re going to do today is pick out 5 of the best – or 5 of the most potential-filled games, as it were. Several of these games were released in one form or another on previous Nintendo devices … Continue reading...
Xbox One S laptop made real, courtesy of Ben Heck
Benjamin “Ben” Heck might be best known for tearing things apart, but he also leaves an army of rebuilt, modded, and re-designed gadgets in his wake. The latest to get the privilege of being reincarnated in a new body is the Xbox One S, which Heck tore down late last year. Feeling uninspired to put it all back together again, … Continue reading...
More Nintendo Switch details: 2TB microSD card support, no Miiverse or StreetPass
While almost all the details about the new Nintendo Switch console have been revealed, there’s still a few things that leave eager gamers wondering about their potential future purchase. Most of the hardware specs have been sufficiently outlined, but one troubling item is the fact that the Switch only comes with 32GB of internal storage, a paltry amount compared to … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app supports time limits, game ratings
Parental restrictions and controls have been a part of the software on game consoles for years now, but the soon-to-be-released Nintendo Switch has an innovative take on this: moving the controls to a smartphone app. Amid the plethora of new details on the console and its games, Nintendo revealed that the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app, coming to both iOS … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch online service: monthly games not really ‘free,’ smartphone-based multiplayer chat
As you’ve probably already heard, Nintendo has finally announced its new Switch console in full, and there’s a lot to be excited for, including all the interesting ways games can be played on the system, both at home and on the go, as well as the new game lineup, which includes a fantastic-looking new Zelda title. However, in the day … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch: Our first take
We spent several hours playing every launch game for the Nintendo Switch. Read up on exactly how all of its control schemes work, and how well they all work in our full hands-on first take. The post Nintendo Switch: Our first take appeared first on Digital Trends.
Nintendo Switch: Our first take
We spent several hours playing every launch game for the Nintendo Switch. Read up on exactly how all of its control schemes work, and how well they all work in our full hands-on first take. The post Nintendo Switch: Our first take appeared first on Digital Trends.
Nintendo Switch: Everything you really need to know
Nintendo’s Switch reveal event has come and gone, and now that we’re on the other side of it, there’s a lot of information to get through. Nintendo announced everything from release date and pricing to which first-party titles will be launching for the console within 2017. With that in mind, here all are the Nintendo Switch details you need to … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch is landing on March 3 in the US and the basic version is priced at $299
Nintendo Co Ltd will launch the Switch, its first new game console in about four years, on March 3 for $299.99 in the United States and 29,980 yen in Japan, the video game maker said on Friday. The price of the Switch, a hybrid home console and handheld device, compares with the $299.99 (roughly Rs 20,405) in the U.S. and 25,000 yen in Japan that it costs for the firm’s existing Wii U console. There are two versions of the console, a regular version and a premium version. The premium versi...
Super Retro Boy is almost the ‘Game Boy Classic’ of your dreams
In case you haven’t heard, Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition console is crazy popular. So much so that we’ve third-party versions for multiple other game systems, not to mentions hopes of a SNES Classic. Hoping to keep up with this trend is the Super Retro Boy, revealed by Retro-Bit at this year’s CES, a device that mimics the iconic design and … Continue reading...
SNES Classic Edition teased with Famicon listing
As Nintendo reveled in its success with the NES Classic Edition, a trademark for a Super Nintendo-age device was filed in Japan. This Super Famicon controller is the Japanese version of what was released in the United States as the Super NES. That’s also known as the SNES, or Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Rumor has it that Nintendo’s next big … Continue reading...
NES Classic Edition available at these new retailers soon
After losing out on GameStop, Best Buy, Meijer, and even Target*, sale seekers are looking to a new retailer to carry the Nintendo NES Classic Edition. This console is quite easily the fastest-selling console in Nintendo’s history, selling more units in a week than the Wii sold in its entire lifespan. This is also true of the original PlayStation, GameBoy, … Continue reading...
Xbox One S Review
I’ve been using the Xbox One S for a while now, and it’s become clear that Microsoft has a winner on its hands. Not just because the device is better than its predecessor – and less expensive. The Xbox One S is better than the Xbox One, the PS4, and the PS4 Pro, not least of all because it looks … Continue reading...
Nintendo has sold almost 200,000 NES Classic Edition consoles in the U.S. alone
Nintendo appears to have a real hit on its hands with its recently launched Classic Edition console. Data published this week suggests it's already sold 200,000 units in the U.S. alone, a figure that'd surely be higher if it'd been able to keep up with demand. The post Nintendo has sold almost 200,000 NES Classic Edition consoles in the U.S. alone appeared first on Digital Trends....
Best Buy PS4 Slim, Xbox One S prices drop for the holidays
‘Tis the season to be jolly and to use up that hard earned cash for the deals you’ve been waiting all year long. If you’ve been waiting for the latest gen gaming consoles to drop to their lowest, now might be the best time to buy. And the best play to buy those might be, you guessed it, from Best … Continue reading...
Report: Nintendo Switch to support GameCube through Virtual Console
The upcoming Nintendo Switch console may support GameCube games through Virtual Console, according to a new report from Eurogamer. Super Smash Bros. Melee and Luigi's Mansion are early games coming to the program. The post Report: Nintendo Switch to support GameCube through Virtual Console appeared first on Digital Trends....