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New 3DS XL goes lime green for this Super Mario World bundle

Are there any other colors left for Nintendo to explore with its handheld gaming systems? This latest New 3DS XL bundle, an Amazon exclusive at least here in the States, is lime green. I feel like that's a love-it-or-hate-it color choice (i...   read

 
 
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PlayStation 4 Slim and Xbox One S bundle deals with Battlefield 1

So you absolutely can't wait until Black Friday in a month because you're convinced Battlefield 1 is the bestest game ever (or everyone you know is playing and you can no longer follow the group chat). Have no fear, our peer-pressured frien...   read

 
 
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Nintendo sets 'first glimpse' of NX for tomorrow morning

After precisely one billion years of rumors, speculation, and fakeouts, Nintendo will reveal the NX in some capacity tomorrow, October 20. The company will be releasing a "preview trailer" on Nintendo.com at 7:00 AM Pacific time, or 10...   read

 
 
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Review: SteelSeries Rival 500 Mouse

If you're like me, you've probably thought about how easy it would be to play a MOBA with one of those fancy MMO mice with tons of buttons, freeing up a hand to do all kinds of fun activities. Well now you can with the SteelSeries Rival 500...   read

 
 
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Here's a recap of our PlayStation VR launch coverage

When the PlayStation VR launches on October 13, it'll bring over 20 games along with it. Several are ports of existing VR PC games, several are exclusive, and a few don't require PSVR to play. As time goes on and more titles become ava...   read

 
 
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The PlayStation VR setup process made (relatively) easy

In recent years, we've been trained not to expect to be able to just "play a game." There's a whole process involved between the various installs and content patches and system updates, one that can sometimes but not always be helped by bu...   read

 
 
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PS4 Slim bargains and 20% off Mafia III in Weekend Deals

We've still got some time before the holiday season, but decent PlayStation 4 deals are popping up on the web making a pre-holiday season purchase worth considering for those on the fence. This weekend the PS4 Slim has two hot offers, the f...   read

 
 
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These Fate/Extella PlayStations look amazing

I've always found limited edition consoles to be a bit of a mixed bag. Some of them can look pretty great, while others are nothing short of abominations. On the Japanese PlayStation Blog, Sony announced that it will be releasing two limite...   read

 
 
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Review: Logitech G231 Prodigy Gaming Headset

Last month I reviewed the keyboard and mice of Logitech's new Prodigy line, which is aimed at people who play games but don't necessarily need top-of-the-line gear. In keeping with my generally tardy self, I've been playing with t...   read

 
 
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Oculus Touch is $199, shipping in December

The Oculus Touch controllers are fantastic. They slip over your hands and can detect your individual finger movements precisely enough that you get a convincing sense of immersion while waving your hands around in virtual reality. One of my...   read

 
 
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Review: PlayStation VR

The VR battles lines have been drawn. The Oculus Rift struck first, but has been suffering from several setbacks like accusations of operating on a closed platform. Valve has hedged its bet on the HTC Vive, the best headset on a technical l...   read

 
 
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The Gears of War Xbox One S is a neat tribute to the series

I wasn't tasked with designing the machine, but I'm hard-pressed to think of a look for a Gears of War Xbox One S that better fits the franchise. This thing is unapologetically brash, ostentatious, and indiscreet -- all words that...   read

 
 
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The NES Classic Edition just makes sense

Things have been a little quiet in the Nintendo world. With a few exceptions in the handheld and mobile device market, there's not a whole lot to be seen from the long-time gaming giant. Many of us are still waiting anxiously for news on th...   read

 
 
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Weekend deals: Mafia III 24% off pre-load, FIFA 17, and $20 Sniper Elite III collector's edition

Pre-loading went live yesterday on Mafia III on Steam and so did a huge 24% discount at GMG. That gets the standard edition price down to $45.39 and the Digital Deluxe to $60.69 -- about as cheap as one can expect the game to go for be...   read

 
 
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Microsoft has even more Gears-centric Xbox One S bundles

To go along with that decked-out Gears of War-themed crimson Xbox One S, Microsoft has a couple of other, more affordable system bundles on the way.   read

 
 
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PlayStation 4 Slim price thins to $269.99 after coupon

If you can't wait for Black Friday to pick up a new PlayStation 4 Slim, there are discounts out already. Today you can use a $30 off coupon code at Jet.com (recently acquired by Walmart). This is a coupon limited to "new customers" only and...   read

 
 
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Steam Controller and Link on sale for 30% off again at GameStop

GameStop always has the most random deals. Popular accessories at 30% off and it won't even mention it on the front page. Why the heck not? Appearing earlier this morning, Valve's Steam Controller is on sale yet again for $15 off, a big 30%...   read

 
 
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Grab the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 bundle and get an extra free game

Update: These deals may be expired. We're checking it out... Yesterday we reported that Microsoft is running a promotion with a free game of your choice when you buy an Xbox One S. The caveat is that the offer only works for in-stock consol...   read

 
 
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GameStop is selling off a bunch of used PS3, 360, and Wii consoles

Remember when you could play video games while being offline? Pepperidge Farm remembers, and GameStop is hoping the public at large wants to relive their old experiences because there's a big Blast from the Past sale going on. Pre-owned Xbo...   read

 
 
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Review: PowerA Fusion Controller for Xbox One

I don't know why controllers with extra buttons and features cost so damned much. Clearly, neither do the folks at PowerA, who have created the Fusion controller for Xbox One that includes swappable sticks, quick-trigger locks, and two extr...   read

 
 
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PS4 bundle with free $75 gift card and NBA 2K17

The PS4 Slim and upcoming PS4 Pro have all the media attention this fall, so it's time to sell off those old PlayStation 4 bundles from earlier this year. Just a month ago, you would be hard pressed to find one under the $350 list price, bu...   read

 
 
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September gaming laptop deals start at $535

In an ideal world, everyone would cheaply possess a razor-thin 4K GTX 1080 laptop. Of course, not everyone can blow $2,500+ for a machine like that, but these days, even around $500 will get you something decent: a machine capable of r...   read

 
 
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There's an Xbox One Kinect bundle for $190 at Groupon

Remember when the Xbox One Kinect Bundle went for $499.99? Go back in time just a year ago and you'd still see some retailers listing the bundle at that price. Now with all the attention on the Xbox One S, the old Xbone with Kinect is going...   read

 
 
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Console deals: $299 PS4 Slim with extra controller, $209 refurb Xbox One

The PlayStation 4 Slim released last week and already we're seeing some okay deals for the newly-minted Uncharted 4 bundle. Right now on eBay deals, you can pick a unit for the standard $299 list price plus an extra controller thrown i...   read

 
 
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Nyko's Charge Block seems to work fine, but it's just not for me

Nyko, longtime manufacturer of items that make gaming marginally more convenient, has a new product. It's the Charge Block, a drop-and-charge base for powering up your controllers. After using it for three days, it seems like a great produc...   read

 
 
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