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Three Xbox One S deals now available: free games or $50 gift card

Tuesday saw the release of the cheaper Xbox One S 500GB and 1TB models. Prices are a little lower than the 2TB Launch Edition which released earlier this month for $400 and bundled with no games. These newer models are priced at $349.99 and...   read

 
 
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Newegg continues clearing out Xbox One systems, deals start at $259

While our attention is focused on the new Xbox One S, the old Model T black Xbox One is still on plenty of warehouse shelves. Enter Newegg with yet another clearance attempt. Today, the retailer stepped up its game by offering two new deals...   read

 
 
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It looks like Sony is making a slimmer PS4

[Update: A Wall Street Journal report backs this up, noting a possible release of the Slim in September.] Earlier today, photographs of an alleged redesigned PlayStation 4 system surfaced online, but they just depicted the box, not the unit...   read

 
 
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You could probably club somebody to death with this Russian gamepad

As a major video game press outlet, we get a lot of emails in our Tips mailer asking us to cover Kickstarters, iOS games, Steam Greenlight trailers, and all kinds of garbage. It happens! Any good PR representative will tell you that press c...   read

 
 
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Review: Logitech G Pro Gaming Mouse

If you've read my review for Logitech's G900 Chaos Spectrum mouse, you know I'm not the biggest tech head. I love testing and getting a feel for new gear, but the numbers side of thing is a bit lost on me (shame on me, I know!). So when I w...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided up to 25% off in Weekend Deals

We're only about a week and a half away from this month's big release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and if you wanted to pre-order to get the "Day One Edition," two noteworthy deals are worth a gander. On PC, Green Man Gaming is offerin...   read

 
 
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Sony to hold PlayStation Meeting next month, PS4 Neo announcement likely

It seems like yesterday's reports for a pre-Tokyo Game Show PlayStation 4 Neo reveal were accurate. Today Sony announced the September 7 "PlayStation Meeting," inviting select media to New York City to talk, "about the PlayStation business....   read

 
 
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The ModMic is a great solution if the mic on your headset sucks

For as great as gaming headsets can sound nowadays, their microphones often leave something to be desired. This is, of course, hard to gauge considering you can't hear yourself and have to rely on the reports of your comrades-in-arms (or co...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Neo will reportedly have an early September reveal

Next month's Tokyo Game Show would be an opportune time and place for Sony to show off its enhanced PlayStation 4 console, codenamed Neo, but based on reporting today, the reveal might happen as early as September 7. Multiple sources have i...   read

 
 
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Xbox One S bundle deals, PC game Summer Sale continues

A one-year Xbox Live Gold subscription card and a copy of Sunset Overdrive are the incentives you get when you buy an Xbox One S this weekend. The deal comes from eBay Deals and if this is like the previous Xbox One S bonus offers from earl...   read

 
 


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Xbox One S release-day deal with gift card or free games (Updated)

Update 2: Both deals are now sold out! Update: There is an even better Xbox One S deal, which cropped up on NewEgg's eBay store page. Instead of a $25 eBay gift card you can get three free games: Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition, Doom...   read

 
 
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Review: Xbox One S

Microsoft had a lot of catching up to do. I'll spare you the history once again of how badly it bungled the announcement of the Xbox One, but since then, it has made strides. The UI is a lot better than it used to be (especially now with th...   read

 
 
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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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Microsoft is doing Madden and Halo bundles for Xbox One S

With the slimmed-down Xbox One S debuting soon, Microsoft has announced some bundles. The first is a Madden NFL 17 bundle, which comes with a 1TB Xbox One S, a digital copy of the game, seven Madden Ultimate Team Pro Packs, and a month of E...   read

 
 
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Take a look at our custom Xbox One S Destructoid controller

For those of you who haven't been paying attention, there are now three Xbox controllers -- the OG, the Elite, and the new model shipping with the Xbox One S. It kind of slipped under the radar, but yes, the new Xbox Design Lab program does...   read

 
 
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This limited-edition Xbox One S is a bit much

I have no desire to get an Xbox One S -- not as a current Xbox owner and especially not with Microsoft's Project Scorpio coming down the line -- but I can't deny how sharp the system looks in white. This first limited-edition model themed a...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's mini NES will only ever support the 30 included games

Nintendo is cashing in on nostalgia this November with a cute miniature NES that plays 30 games. The company has since clarified what the $60 system can and can't do, and it's about what you'd expect. The NES Classic Edition is not compatib...   read

 
 
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Used Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 consoles on sale at GameStop starting at $30

Remember that GameStop used console bundle from a few weeks ago? The one with a used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 for only $160? Well you can now buy these used consoles à la carte. Pre-owned units of the Wii and Xbox 360 are on sale for $...   read

 
 
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Nvidia reveals GTX 1060, a mid-range card that's under $300

Nvidia isn't quite done with the reveal of its brand new 10-series of video cards. Following the recent release of both the 1070 and 1080, the hardware manufacturer just announced something a bit more mid-range: The GeForce GTX 1060. The ni...   read

 
 
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Review: SteelSeries Apex M800 Keyboard

I've been using the SteelSeries Apex M800 keyboard next to the Rival 700 that I recently reviewed since getting home from E3 last month and I have to say I can see why many people would want this keyboard. As for myself? I'll be switching b...   read

 
 
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Review: SteelSeries Rival 700 Mouse

As someone who has played first-person shooters on consoles the majority of my life, I've only recently attempted to make the switch to mouse and keyboard. This is largely thanks to many PC versions of games being generally better than thei...   read

 
 
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Giant Xbox One sale continues with free $50 gift code and controller

We can almost hear Microsoft at this point: "We'll give you anything you want, just help us clear out some of these Xbox One bundles from our warehouse." The Xbox One sale at the Microsoft Store is continuing in earnest, especially during t...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is keeping quiet about the NX because of 'an idea that we're working on'

The next Nintendo gaming platform, the NX, is supposed to release in March 2017. It's almost July, now, with E3 behind us. When are we going to hear anything substantive about the new system? Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, speaking to the Ass...   read

 
 
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Review: Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe SSD

When most people think of PC storage, they think of the jolly ol’ mechanical hard-drive. Whap it into your computer, save all your stuff on it, and have a grand time. Plenty of people also think of the faster, quieter, and currently m...   read

 
 
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Sony says Neo won't shorten PS4 lifecycle

Lots of folks are upset about incoming new hardware from Microsoft and Sony (and maybe even the Nintendo NX, to some extent) because it somehow invalidates their earlier purchases. Me, I feel like the more powerful consoles will be a stopga...   read

 
 
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So, the complete edition of The Witcher 3 is coming out in a few days, but Im not sure if I want It really doesnt seem to interest me, but since everyone says its good, maybe its the type of game you need to play yourself to understand? Thoughts?

 
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