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4:15 PM on 01.28.2014

Source claims PS1/PS2 games to be playable on PS4

Sony's streaming solution to backwards compatibility has only been confirmed for PlayStation 3 titles but a source has told Eurogamer that PS1 and PS2 games will eventually be playable on the PS4. However, they won't be part ...

Alasdair Duncan





2:00 PM on 01.24.2014

Sony hints at slim announcement for next week

The thinner, lighter PlayStation Vita Slim may finally leave Japan if an invitation for a briefing happening Thursday morning is any indication. "Following the biggest launch in PlayStation history, join us for an introductio...

Jordan Devore

2:30 PM on 01.21.2014

Sony looking into corrupted PS4 save files

There are reports of PlayStation 4 users encountering error code CE-34878-0, which signifies that an application has crashed, across multiple games including Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, and Resogun. Some of these crashes have res...

Jordan Devore

1:30 PM on 01.21.2014

Alienware Steam Machines won't be upgradable

Alienware is coming out with a Steam Machine of its own, or should I say Steam Machines -- the company intends to put out a new model "every year." Speaking to TrustedReviews, general manager Frank Azor said "There will be no...

Jordan Devore

12:14 PM on 01.21.2014

Rumor: Nintendo's new system is Nintendo Fusion

As skeptical as I am about the rumored name of Nintendo's next game hardware, "Nintendo Fusion," the idea that the company would have a console and handheld that work hand in hand coming off of the Wii U does sound like an ob...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 01.20.2014

Neat idea: A headset that can help stop gamer rage

I don't know anyone who hasn't at one point in the life or another gotten upset at a videogame, whether that be due to bad design, an inability to play well enough, or something else entirely. Sam Matson has a novel solution ...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 01.17.2014

Valve isn't planning to release its VR hardware

Virtual reality had a big presence at the Steam Dev Days event in Seattle this week -- both from Oculus Rift, as expected, but also from Valve. The company demonstrated its own prototype VR hardware that, in the words of Trip...

Jordan Devore

2:15 PM on 01.17.2014

Nintendo lowers 2014 Wii U sales forecast from 9M to 2.8M

Nintendo has revised its financial forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 and the Wii U has taken a substantial hit. The company's sales forecast for the console has gone from 9 million to 2.8 million, while the ...

Jordan Devore

4:45 PM on 01.15.2014

Steam Controllers are getting a redesign

Developers attending Valve's Steam Dev Days event have been tweeting like crazy. One of the more notable reports to come out of this developer-only conference is that the divisive Steam Controller will undergo serious changes...

Jordan Devore



Review: Nyrius Aries Pro Wireless HD for Laptops photo
Review: Nyrius Aries Pro Wireless HD for Laptops
by Dale North

Connecting your PC (or game console) to your television isn't necessarily difficult, but the cabling can be a bit of a hassle. The HDMI outputs on better laptops and most GPUs make it easier by sending both video and audio over one cable, but an optimal setup would still require Ethernet cabling as well. And if your PC is far away from your television, the situation gets a bit messier. 

What if you could just leave your PC in its room and send the audio and video signals wirelessly? Nyrius' Aries Pro lets you do exactly that. I spent a week with the set in my home, trying it out on console gaming, PC gaming, and a bit of web surfing. Read on for our full review

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11:30 AM on 01.14.2014

Oculus Rift has some competition: meet GameFace

Back in 2012 we first heard about the vision of Oculus Rift: to make virtual reality a relevant conversation again by bringing the technology up to today's standards, with low-latency head tracking for optimal immersion. Sinc...

Darren Nakamura

7:30 PM on 01.13.2014

Oculus Rift games could be more expensive, says CEO

Speaking to GamesIndustry International, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has suggested games supporting virtual-reality devices like the Oculus Rift may be more expensive for consumers. "It's going to be up to the developers," he sa...

Jordan Devore





6:00 PM on 01.10.2014

Polk Audio's Melee headphones are nice, but expensive

Polk Audio has crafted gaming headphones called the Melee that was created in tandem with the sound engineers of the Halo and Forza series to deliver top-quality sound. It's a pretty ambitious project, and overall, I'd say it paid off. I'm impressed, but $200 is pretty hefty for a device that's mostly tailored towards one console.

Chris Carter

2:30 PM on 01.10.2014

3DS game sales were up 45 percent last year

It's clear the 3DS is in its prime, but here's some data to back up that sentiment. According to Nintendo, upwards of 16 million packaged and digital games were sold for 3DS last year, representing a more than 45 percent incr...

Jordan Devore

12:45 PM on 01.09.2014

Amazon is selling Crystal White PlayStation Vitas

Huh. Amazon is selling standalone Crystal White PlayStation Vitas for $199 right now. These are the same Wi-Fi models that are available in a bundle with Assassin's Creed III: Liberation which, say what you will about the gam...

Jordan Devore



PlayStation Now hands-on impressions photo
PlayStation Now hands-on impressions
by Dale North

Sony set up a media mixer today outside of CES to let us get a better look at PlayStation Now, their new streaming technology they announced this morning. The same games were available on the Vita and Bravia television demo stations: God of War: Ascension, Puppeteer, The Last of Us, and Beyond: Two Souls.

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