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Review: Retro-Bit NES Power Stick

When I first opened the Power Stick by Retro-Bit, nostalgic memories came flooding back. Images from my childhood of playing games in front of the glow of the television screen in the middle of the night cuddled up under a blanket, and toss...

 
 
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PlayStation VR bundles are on sale again

Sony has brought back a round of discounts on PlayStation VR bundles that are worth a look. The two main bundles come with PlayStation VR 2.0, which is what you'll likely want to go for if you've held off this long. The revised model has HD...

 
 
 
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Getting the most out of your PlayStation 3 in 2018

The figures are out, and the PlayStation 4 is already close to catching up with the PlayStation 3 when it comes to lifetimes sales. We're reaching peak PS4 time, with huge releases such as Monster Hunter: World and Wolfenstein II: The ...

 
 
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Nintendo might have more up their sleeve than just Labo

Nintendo's Labo is coming whether you like it or not, and people are pretty damn excited for this cardboard. Naturally, there's probably going to be more on the way, or at least more stuff that could never see the light of day, like many of...

 
 
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Look for these two new DualShock 4 colors in March

I'll admit it: I'm a total sucker for alternate controller colors. Not to the point where I unnecessarily stock up on gamepads to "collect" them -- that'd get way too expensive even with just one console -- but if I'm in need of a replaceme...

 
 
 
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Sony patent suggests new PlayStation VR controller

One of the biggest pitfalls holding back PlayStation VR is its reliance on PlayStation Move controllers. They usually get the job done, but getting them to consistently track your movement is a struggle. I've learned to live with their limi...

 
 
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512 GB MicroSD card coming, could be used on Switch

Despite the fact that it could use a bit more internal storage out of the box, the fact that the Switch uses standardized MicroSD cards is a blessing. I'm thinking back to the horror of picking up proprietary Vita memory cards, shivering at...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo says the Switch will have a 'long lifespan'

Nintendo telling us that they'll support their systems is nothing new. They spouted their undying love for the Wii U for several years, and even tried to salvage it with a handful of great first-party games near the end, but it just wasn't ...

 
 
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Grab this New Pikachu 2DS XL on January 26

The new 2DS XL is a pretty sleek console in general, but this Pikachu edition has me thinking about throwing my perfectly functional 3DS XL in the garbage.  Rest easy, this gorgeous-looking handheld isn't some Japan exclusive. It's lau...

 
 
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Xbox One is getting a new 'Duke' controller for $70

It's still hard to believe the original Xbox controller is mounting a comeback in 2018. Xbox designer Seamus Blackley and Hyperkin have updated "the Duke" for Xbox One and PC players who (for one reason or another) have fond memories of the...

 
 
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The Switch's lifetime sales in France surpass the Wii U

Earlier this week, the Switch beat out the Wii U's lifetime sales in Japan. The same Switch that's been out for 10 months against the Wii U's five plus years. That same milestone is now happening all over the world it seems, as the Switch j...

 
 
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HTC announces Vive Pro and Vive Wireless Adaptor

HTC's recent tease for a higher-res Vive model is coming to fruition. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show, the company announced the Vive Pro, a lighter-weight unit with integrated audio and a resolution increase to 2880 x 1600. The ...

 
 
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I'm into this rad, unofficial Mario Odyssey Switch dock

Fans make all sorts of great unofficial products these days, especially with the advent of 3D printing. That includes this rad Super Mario Odyssey themed dock, which has the correct dimensions to actually fit over your real existing dock. T...

 
 
 
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HTC is teasing a higher-resolution Vive

It's the Consumer Electronic Show next week, and from the look of it, HTC will use the venue to announce a new-and-improved Vive. The company posted this "new year's resolution" tease today: I'm personally expecting a revision rather than ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Microsoft will bundle PUBG with Xbox One X next week

Microsoft will soon run a holiday promotion for the recently released Xbox One X and the even more recently released battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. From December 17 through December 31, in select regions, the game will...

 
 
 
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Sony reports that it's shifted over 70 million PS4s worldwide

It was a brief, sort of "pre-Christmas" report, but Sony popped in this morning to inform us that they've pushed 70.6 million PS4 units sold worldwide as of December 3, 2017. They also shared that more than 617 million PS4 games have been s...

 
 




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Metal Gear Survive"A tale of two games"

 

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)"Fullmetal Avengers: Age of Alchemy"

 

Annihilation"Natalie Portman with a machine-gun... on shrooms!"

 

Review in Progress: Orwell: Ignorance is Strength"You'll never find us, but victim or perpertrator, if your number's up, we'll find you"

 

Early Access My Time at Portia"A lovely post-apocalyptic vacation spot "

 

The Fall Part 2: Unbound"A severe case of identity crisis"

 

Retro-Bit NES Power Stick"Multiple ways to play"

 

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition"Take this Bro'd trip on a road trip"

 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance"Another cult classic in the making"

 

Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 
 
 

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