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...
Nintendo Switch owners, don’t put a skin on your new console
For more than a few years now, a popular way to customize the look of your game console and controllers has been with vinyl skins, or temporary stickers that wrap around the surface of the device, but can be peeled off without damage. Owners of the new Nintendo Switch, however, will want to avoid purchasing these accessories, as the adhesive … Continue reading...
See inside Nintendo Switch with iFixit’s teardown
The new Nintendo Switch game console has officially been released, and if you were lucky enough to get your hands on one, you’re probably enjoying the new Zelda right now. And as with the debut of any new tech device, the teardown experts at iFixit have already managed to pull one apart, offering us a look inside. So if you’re … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch goes on sale on 3 March at $299 in Japan
Nintendo’s Switch console went on sale Friday in a global launch seen as key for the Japanese videogame giant to reverse flagging sales and compete with Sony’s top-selling PlayStation 4. The $299 (approx Rs 20,000) unit, which works both at home and on the go, blends the Super Mario maker’s history in the console business with its fledgling mobile gaming strategy, which got a big brand win after Pokemon Go’s success last summer. Switch went on sale in Japan around 9:00 AM...
Nintendo Switch Reviews Round-up: pre-release, with some potential
The Nintendo Switch is just about ready to launch, ready to roll with a setup that’s both unique and highly user-friendly. Nintendo has been ramping up for this release for what feels like forever – having created the Wii and a new era in gaming all the way back in November of 2006. It’s time for something new and something … Continue reading...
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...