rant
It’s Already Clear That the SNES Classic Just Isn’t Worth the Trouble

Well, we all saw it coming. Online prices for Nintendo’s Super Nintendo Classic Edition are already out of control. Just give up hope now. Life is short. Read More >>

gaming
Without Chrono Trigger, the SNES Classic Is Just a Fancy Brick

Yesterday, Nintendo formally announced the feverishly-anticipated Super Nintendo Classic Edition, a miniature version of the beloved 16-bit console coming to stores this September. 21 well-chosen titles will be cooked into the device—with one critical omission. Read More >>

gaming
Super Nintendo Classic Edition Arrives With 21 Games on September 29th

After the insanely successful NES Classic Edition completely sold out until Nintendo inexplicably stopped making it, the company is following up with a miniature version of the Super Nintendo that will come bundled with 21 classic 16-bit games including Super Mario World and F-Zero. Read More >>

gaming
Legend Of Korra’s Pro-Bending Sport Is Being Turned Into A Board Game

The Legend of Korra brought a new twist to Avatar's world of element-wielding magic users by introducing Pro-Bending, a 3v3 spectator sport where benders could use their abilities in arena combat. Now, it's becoming the first official Korra board game, thanks to IDW and Nickelodeon. Read More >>

gaming
Playing Super Mario Bros. in Real Life is How Video Games Will Finally Get You Off Your Ass

If Microsoft wants a guaranteed way to sell a million Hololens augmented reality headsets, it should listen to Abhishek Singh and pitch the hardware as the ultimate way to get in shape by playing the first level of Super Mario Bros. in real life. Unlike the Wii’s balance board accessory, this might actually help you shed a few pounds. Read More >>

gaming
I Can’t Wait to Play This Nintendo Switch Battery

The Nintendo Switch is a tiny console with tiny controllers all powered by tiny batteries with tiny capacities. Charging is just part of life with the Switch, which is why it’s spawned hundreds of power accessories, including this portable battery that looks like the most boring Switch game you can play. Read More >>

virtual reality
Valve’s New VR Controllers Can Track Individual Fingers

A lot of people say nice things about the Valve and HTC's Vive headset, but those wand-like controllers can't really compete with the Oculus Touch. Valve has now revealed new details about its 'Knuckles' controllers, and they're basically a more advanced version of what Oculus has on offer. Read More >>

gaming
It’s Steam Sale Day: How To Get A Good Deal And Maximise Your Savings

We all know it, Steam Sales are the way games publishers persuade us to buy games we don't need and may never play. But they're sooooooo cheap we can't resist stocking our libraries "for when we're bored". But there are worse things to spend your money on. Read More >>

gaming
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Video Game Is Ridiculously Ambitious

Neil deGrasse Tyson wants to make a video game. Space Odyssey is described as a scientifically-accurate way to experience galactic exploration and colonisation with a real footing in biology, chemistry, geo-science, and engineering - and deGrasse Tyson himself as your cosmic guide. Read More >>

gaming
Everything You Need to Know About 4K Gaming

You want the very best in 4K gaming, so how do you go about getting it? Unfortunately the answer is not quite as simple as it should be, and all the available choices can be tremendously confusing. So let’s try to cut through all the marketing terms, hype, and numbers to get at what “4K” gaming really means. Read More >>

gaming
Atari’s New Console Sounds Like a Bad Idea

About a week ago, a mysterious website appeared that offered a glimpse of what appeared to be a new console by Atari. The site offered nothing more than a short video and appears to have been made with a free website builder. On Friday, Atari’s CEO confirmed that the company is indeed building a new console but he didn’t explain why anyone should care. Read More >>

gaming
The Coolest Hardware Shown Off at E3 2017

E3 is is just finishing off and that means there's a lot of crazy gaming gear to look over! From Microsoft’s latest Xbox to a tiny Atari 2600, here’s the coolest stuff we saw this week. Read More >>

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The Xbox One X Looks Great, But Who is it Really For?

On Sunday night Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X, previously known as Project Scorpio, the third iteration of the Xbox One to come out. The announcement was filled with lots of boasting, talking up the big numbers associated with the hardware, and how it's the most powerful console ever made. Which is great. The Xbox One was deemed a disappointment by many, particularly since it struggled to compete with the PS4 from a purely technological point of view. This new console takes things quite a bit further, seemingly leaving Sony in the dust. Read More >>

Shopping List
The Best E3 Games Due Out in 2017

Over on the other side of the world, E3 is taking over Los Angeles with game developers showcasing all their upcoming games to hungry audiences of fans and journalists alike. New games have to come out eventually, though, and while some new announcements might not reach us for another year or two, there are plenty of games on show that are arriving in the next six months. Let's take a look at some of the best. Read More >>

comics
What You Should Know About Mr. Negative, the Villain of Spider-Man’s Amazing New Video Game

During Sony’s presentation at E3 earlier this week, we got an extended look at Insomniac’s upcoming Spider-Man game for the PS4, out sometime next year. In addition to giving us a brief glimpse of both Peter Parker and Miles Morales, Spider-Man also introduced a relatively new villain you may not be familiar with: Mr. Negative. Read More >>