Though we often discuss the differences between game-consoles—why Microsoft added this, why Sony added that—one aspect remains the same across the board. The PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U are all black. If a variation is released, the best we can expect is usually white. In the past, designers haven’t been as strict. The… Read more »
In addition to the reveal of the ‘New 3DS’ and ‘New 3DS XL’ during this morning’s Nintendo Direct, it was also announced that the new line of 3DSs would be more customization than ever before.
Two brand-new 3DS models were revealed today by Iwata during Nintendo’s Japanese Direct. The simply titled, ‘New 3DS’ and ‘New 3DS XL’ will launch in Japan on October 11 for the price of ¥16,000 (around $150) and ¥18,800 (around $180) respectively. Bigger screens, lengthened battery-life, added buttons and improved 3D effect are just some of the new… Read more »
Microsft’s Gamescom 2014 press-conference has just ended, and within it, 3 new Xbox One Bundles were announced! Arguably the trio’s best, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will receive a 1 TB Xbox One Console with a custom livery. The controller will also be tricked out with a custom design and unique sound effect. Secondly, the previously leaked… Read more »
Remember those awesome Smash Bros Gamecube controllers for the Wii U? They’re nearly here! Amazon has opened up their preorders for both the adapters and the controllers, and offer release date delivery.
Blogger “microbyter” recently made the most of a bad situation. After taking a gamble on a $5 Game Boy he found at a Goodwill, he discovered it was badly damaged from a battery explosion. Yet, with just a few cheap components, he was able to repair the handheld, while at the same time giving a… Read more »
Many gaming fans breathed a sigh of relief last month, as Microsoft finally released a Kinect-less Xbox One model. Launching on June 9th, the new bundle now matches the price of its rival: Sony’s PlayStation 4. Microsoft have since revealed that removing Kinect has caused a huge increase in sales, as figures have doubled from… Read more »
Though the virtual reality headset has been improving, it is not yet ready for consumers. People who want to experience VR however, have been doing what they can to get Oculus Rift units, even if this means doing so in illegitimate ways. This is the case in China where Oculus has blocked all sales of… Read more »
The people over at Rose Colored Gaming have a little treat in store for fans of Nintendo’s 16 bit console. The custom console creators have special GameBoy Advances’ in the works that are modeled after the color scheme of both the Super Nintendo and Super Famicom.
This past week’s Japanese sales numbers are in, and Vita got a boost. Freedom Wars debuted at number one and doubled Vita sales over last week, but it wasn’t quite enough to top 3DS. Hit the jump for the breakdown on hardware and software sales.
Virtual reality is quickly becoming the hottest topic in the industry. Facebook snatched up Oculus VR to get in on it, Sony is working hard on Project Morpheus, Microsoft is patenting VR technology, and even Nintendo is taking an interest, but EA COO Peter Moore thinks it might still be a challenge for the tech… Read more »
Virtual reality could be the next big thing in gaming, as many multi-billion dollar companies are investing some serious resources into it. Oculus VR (now backed by Facebook) has Oculus Rift, Sony has Project Morpheus, and now Microsoft is looking to dabble in the tech as well. Four patents all dealing with virtual reality and… Read more »