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Someone made a custom mini NES that takes cartridges

When Nintendo unveiled its miniature Nintendo Entertainment System a couple weeks ago, one of the recurring reactions was that a hobbyist could make something similar but better. Well, someone has! Creator daftmike originally intended to m...   read

 
 
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Deals

Alienware Steam Machine shows up for $375 after coupon

Getting a gaming PC down to the size and price of an eighth-gen console has been Valve's goal for awhile. Cue the Steam Machine, and while current ones on the market won't ever parallel the performance of a well-thought-out custom build, th...   read

 
 
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Rainbow Six Siege

Try Rainbow Six Siege for free this weekend on PC and Xbox One

Ubisoft has put together another one of those free-play weekends for its tactical multiplayer shooter Rainbow Six Siege, and this time the promo is happening on both PC and Xbox One (with an active Xbox Live Gold membership, granted). It is...   read

 
 
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System Shock

The System Shock remake Kickstarter was successful, so it's getting some extra stuff

It's time to again check in on the crowdfunding campaign for the System Shock remake. Last we heard, a PlayStation 4 version was confirmed right around the $1.1 million mark. At that point, the game had already been successfully funded...   read

 
 
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Doom
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Doom has free and paid DLC incoming

After touching up Doom with a photo mode and a "classic" gun placement option, id Software has shifted its attention to multiplayer and SnapMap for the game's second free content update due out tomorrow, July 29. There are two new multipla...   read

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee
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Yooka-Laylee is already amazing and it's just in pre-alpha

Today, the Yooka-Laylee Toybox was released for backers (note: I'm in that group), providing a brief look at the game by way of a pre-alpha sandbox. It's...glorious.   read

 
 
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Did it for the headline
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Ubisoft's new game is for all the singer ladies (and men too)

In the easily-Instagramable now that we live in, people expect to be able to capture and share everything that happens. Bonus points if there's quick access to some sort of production values. It's why everyone on Snapchat has a dog face. I...   read

 
 
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Battleborn Ernest

Battleborn's next hero Ernest channels TF2's Demoman

Rogue assassin Pendles is out today for season pass holders, but 2K and Gearbox are already looking ahead to the 28th Battleborn hero to add to the roster, Ernest. There were some rumblings and dataminings about him previously, but now it's...   read

 
 
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Diablo III

Diablo III is getting three more difficulty levels

I remember the pain (read: amazingness) of Diablo III's Inferno mode, pre-nerf. Solo I managed to make it to the final boss of Act 2 before they nerfed it, but I did like the difficulty reworks in general. 2.4.2 looks to be more of the good...   read

 
 
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Ape Escape

This PS4 Trophy list suggests Ape Escape 2 isn't far off

Last year, we reported on a ratings board listing for a PlayStation 4 re-release of Ape Escape 2. It still hasn't come out! Given this recent Trophy list for the port, though, it likely isn't too far off. Maybe if I keep telling myself that...   read

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee
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Yooka-Laylee's backer-only 'Toybox' demo is up

Playtonic Games released its "Toybox" demo (PC/Mac/Linux via Steam) for Yooka-Laylee today, and if you backed the Kickstarter campaign at a high-enough tier to secure a code, you might as well stop reading now and get to playing. It looks ...   read

 
 
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Deals

Deal alert: New PlayStation 4 for $280 on eBay Deals

Deal alert for those looking to pick up a PlayStation 4 -- particularly a new-in-box unit. eBay Deals has brand new PS4 on sale for only $280. It's plain vanilla original packaging without any games bundled in. The console is selling at a g...   read

 
 
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Rise of the Tomb Raider

Pre-ordering Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4 nets you the previous game

Just recently Sony announced the PS4 edition of Rise of the Tomb Raider, which will launch on October 11, nearly one year after it hit the Xbox One. Not only is it a GOTY package of sorts, but it'll also sport a special VR mission in Croft ...   read

 
 
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Valkyria Chronicles less than five bucks in WinGameStore SEGA Sale

If you're lucky five bucks gets you lunch at a restaurant, but in the PC gaming world this translates to hours of entertainment - particularly during Summer Sale seasons. The well-received PC port of Valkyria Chronicles drop to $4.99 in thi...   read

 
 
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Snorlax

Would you pay $150 for a Snorlax bean bag chair?

I'm not sure if I want to drop $150 on a huge four foot tall Snorlax of all things (give me a smaller Munchlax version), but this bean bag chair exists if you want it. Well, it sort of exists, as Think Geek seems to think they'll be able to...   read

 
 
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Level-5 announces Megaton Musashi

Level-5 is basically the king of "cross-media projects," and now they have another cool looking property to add to their pile. This one is Megaton Musashi, a mecha game that takes place after 90% of humankind is wiped out from an alien...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Kirby's Epic Yarn

The Wii U is a Virtual Console ball of fluff smorgasbord today, with Kirby's Epic Yarn (a great co-op game), and Kirby Mass Attack. You'll also find a bunch of indies on offer too, like 3Souls, BLOC, Dracula's Legacy, and Vektor W...   read

 
 
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Minecraft
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Minecraft is getting full Oculus Rift support soon

Just the other day I was looking up Minecraft on Oculus. I was thinking "didn't they announce it like, forever ago? Where is it?" But it turns out that it's just on Gear VR, without full-on Oculus support just yet. That changes soon, as Mic...   read

 
 
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Epic

Epic CEO once again dumps on Windows, says it will start making Steam worse

Miss this saga? It's a great one. Roughly four months ago, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney popped off on Microsoft, saying that the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is closed, and that "all independent companies...[should] oppose this." This led...   read

 
 
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Snack World
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Level-5 is betting big on Snack World, which will launch on mobile and 3DS next year

After sitting on the project for a year and some change, Level-5 has announced that The Snack World will finally be released next year in Japan in April on mobile, and July on 3DS. It's one of their "cross-media" franchises, which includes ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo

Along with the portable console hybrid rumors, the Nintendo NX might play smartphone games too

Let's get you up to speed. The latest batch of rumors about the NX, from sources at Eurogamer, claim that the system will be a portable/console hybrid machine, where you can detach the unit's controllers. Now, the Wall Street Journal is rep...   read

 
 
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Darksiders: Warmastered

Darksiders: Warmastered Edition will be 60fps on everything but Wii U

Nordic Games has officially announced Darksiders: Warmastered Edition for current-gen consoles and PC. As expected it'll feature remastered visuals, clocking in at 1080p, with "doubled texture resolutions," rendering and show improveme...   read

 
 
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Living in America

Pokemon Go player gets shot three times

It seems like gun violence and Pokémon Go (or should I say America?) go hand-in-hand as now a man in Columbus, Ohio has been shot multiple times while playing the game. 26-year-old Gregory Wheeler was out late playing Go in the not-s...   read

 
 


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MGSV

Retailer listings for Metal Gear Solid V 'Definitive Ex' discovered

Listings for "Metal Gear Solid: V Definitive Ex" surfaced on Amazon UK and Amazon Japan earlier today. The store pages have since been taken down, and they only ever had bare-bones or otherwise placeholder information to begin with, but tha...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Welp, someone maxed out their trainer level in Pokemon Go

After earning a ridiculous 20 million experience points in Pokémon Go, reddit user _problemz has done it -- they've hit the current trainer level cap of 40. Even with assistance from bots, that's wild. (Looking to give away that Dra...   read

 
 
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