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This is the first of the Xbox One 'Tech Series' controllers

Microsoft has a fancy new Xbox One gamepad coming out next month. Aside from the "military technology"-inspired design, this Recon Tech Special Edition controller has a textured diamond rubberized grip on its backside. It'll be out on April...   read

 
 
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Review: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is still reeling from the Wii U, so its mission statement is a bit muddled right now. Is the Switch a replacement for the 3DS? Nintendo said it wasn't for the Wii U, but then discontinued it mere weeks later. Let's face it, the Swi...   read

 
 

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A whole bunch of third-party Nintendo Switch accessories have leaked

Nintendo's big presentation about the Switch is Thursday night, but first, more leaks! Images of unannounced Hori accessories for the console have started surfacing online, some of which are utilitarian and expected (carrying cases, a char...   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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Xbox One S review

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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Xbox One

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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4K VR PC

Hands-on with CORSAIR's Bulldog and Lapdog living room PC kits

This is part two of a Computex series. Here's a quick first look at CORSAIR's VR-Ready PC. At a glance, it looks like a beefy new gaming console. Sold as a full PC or as a kit, this horizontal chassis is called the BULLDOG, presum...   read

 
 
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Nintendo has more New 3DS cover plates

If you've been thinking about upgrading to New 3DS but don't want the XL model, today is the day. The standard New 3DS is out now in North America along with some swappable cover plates. For the time being, the only way to get the handheld ...   read

 
 
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Look at this super skinny gaming rig from PiixL, two inches thick

I've hid my gaming/media PC rig behind or under my television for years. It's much easier these days with all of the small form factor boxes available.  But I don't care how lovely they make these things; I'm still hiding them if I can...   read

 
 
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The GameCube controller adapter for Wii U will cost $19.99

As you know, Nintendo is releasing an adapter for Wii U that'll let you play Super Smash Bros. with four original Nintendo GameCube or WaveBird controllers. Now we have the price: $19.99. The company will also sell "retro" GameCube controll...   read

 
 


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Valve shows off its redesigned Steam Controller

Yes, it's still weird-looking but the Steam Controller is coming along. Particularly when compared with its original, intimidating version which you can see side-by-side below. We knew a redesign was in the works, but this iteration looks m...   read

 
 
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This special edition 3DS XL is for Yoshi fanatics

There was talk of an incoming Yoshi-themed 3DS XL but we had to resort to using our imaginations. These official images from Nintendo are much better. The limited-edition system will arrive on the same day as Yoshi's New Island, March 14, a...   read

 
 
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Nintendo 2DS weighs less than the 3DS XL

Nintendo has divulged the specs of the newly-announced 2DS, and there are a few tidbits worth bringing up. The screen real estate is the same as it is with the regular 3DS, though the funny-looking handheld does support slightly better batt...   read

 
 
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X & Y 3DS XLs

These blue and gold Pokemon X & Y 3DS XLs are beautiful

We all know it was coming. A new piece of Pokemon-themed hardware always accompanies a new game release, and now, we have pictures of the new blue and gold 3DS XLs -- and they're looking pretty damn sweet. They're only confirmed for Japan c...   read

 
 
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PS4 design

Here is what your PlayStation 4 looks like!

The PlayStation 4 has been revealed at last! Here it is in all its blue and black glory. It looks ... very angular. Very square. Not at all like the rounded design the PS3, PSP, and PS Vita have rocked. There's a PlayStation 2 look to it.&n...   read

 
 
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Logitech labs

The joy of science: Touring Logitech's Swiss R&D labs

Last week, I mysteriously vanished from the web. And when I resurfaced, I was at Logitech's Daniel Borel Innovation Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, of all places. There's something I never thought I'd be able to say. With around 30 other w...   read

 
 
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Razer unveils world's thinnest gaming laptop

[Update: Razer also announced a new version of their 17" Razer Pro series, detailed below.] Razer have unveiled an ultra-slim, gaming laptop called the Razer Blade. The specs are seriously impressive; a 14" HD screen, a 4th generation Inte...   read

 
 
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Xbox One first look

Microsoft next-gen Xbox One revealed, out later this year

During its Xbox reveal event today in Redmond, Microsoft unveiled the first details on its new home console. It's called the -- wait for it -- Xbox One. Didn't see that one coming, now did you? No real launch window was confirmed other than...   read

 
 
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Chinese GamePad
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Chinese Wii U GamePad clone is better than the real thing

China made a knock-off a consumer electronics device? Whoa! Jane, get me off this crazy thing! In truth, it's not surprising that the Chinese copied the look and style of yet another gaming console or portable -- anyone up for a round of W...   read

 
 
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Nintendo 3DS

Two new 3DS colors hitting Japan

Two new 3DS flavors will release in Japan on March 20, Nintendo revealed: Light Blue and Gloss Pink. The new colors apply to the original 3DS design, and come packed with a 4GB SDHC memory card instead of the traditional 2GB card -- though ...   read

 
 
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Sega netbooks

Sega gets back on the hardware horse with...portable PCs?

Wait, what? Not content with letting their mark on the hardware market fade into obscurity, Sega has teamed up with Japanese retailer Enterbrain to produce Sega flavored portable PCs. This bizarre team-up has produced Mega Drive, Saturn, an...   read

 
 
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Astro putting out limited edition Revengeance headsets

Astro Gaming has teamed up with Konami to put out limited edition Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance themed headsets and speaker tags. The A40 bundle includes your choice of the black or white headset, mixamp, and six total Revengeance speaker...   read

 
 
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Wii U / 3DS XL bundles

Fire Emblem, MH3U hardware bundles coming to Europe

Our friends across the pond were treated to a slightly different Nintendo Direct then we were. Amongst the European-exclusive announcements was a trio of hardware bundles for the upcoming Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Fire Emblem: Awakening...   read

 
 
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Wikipad

Wikipad tablet returns with new form factor and price

The Wikipad was originally set to launch last year, but was pushed back indefinitely for the sake of improvements. From the looks of it, that was a wise decision -- the gaming tablet has returned in a new 7" version, down from the original ...   read

 
 
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CES: Even better: Afterglow headset sees new improvements

We reviewed and really liked PDP's Afterglow wireless headset last year, mostly for its excellent sound quality and pricing. We liked that it worked with all consoles and mobile devices, too. Really, the only thing we didn't like was the he...   read

 
 


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