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The BioShock trilogy is now playable on Xbox One backward compatibility

I'm in love with how developers and Microsoft have been pushing backward compatibility on the Xbox One. 2K may have released an updated version of BioShock, but you can now just play the original 360 release on your shiny new box. That is a...   read

 
 
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Three great PlayStation 4 Slim deals with bonuses for Christmas

As mentioned by Sony last week, the PlayStation 4 Slim is being discounted back down to $249.99 until Christmas Eve at major participating retailers. But if you're big-box retailer X, how can you sway gift buyers from retailer Y? Enter disc...   read

 
 
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The Kingdom Hearts 15th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 sure looks sexy

It only recently dawned upon me just how old the Kingdom Hearts franchise really is. I recall being so excited for the first release in the series when I was a child, enamoured with the prospect of fighting alongside Donald Duck and Go...   read

 
 
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First live look at the new Nintendo Switch

Nintendo revealed its new home (and portable!) video game console, the Switch, two months back with a commercial. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime brought the new console with him for an appearance on The Tonight Show, for ou...   read

 
 
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NES Classic edition restocking soon

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition has been THE must-have toy for the holidays this year, and it's been sold out pretty much everywhere since it released on November 11. Much like the early days of the Wii, the consoles are going for up to five...   read

 
 
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Get a last-minute $250 PS4 bundled with Uncharted 4

Sony has put out a new PS4 bundle for last-minute holiday shoppers. It takes a 500GB PS4 -- the newer, slimmer one (normally $300), but not the "Pro" -- and adds in a copy of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. All this, for $250. The deal will be ...   read

 
 
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Sony surpasses 50 million PS4 sales

Back in May, Sony reported that they had just shifted 40 million consoles, and here we are seven months later with another milestone -- 50 million. Today, Sony has informed Destructoid that they've shifted 50 million PS4 units as of Decembe...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Watch Dogs 2

The PC port for Watch_Dogs, on release, barely managed to run. It was missing graphical features found on consoles and looked nothing like the initial trailer shown in 2012. Not much of what Ubisoft had claimed about the port was present an...   read

 
 
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Review: Oculus Touch

VR has had a curious impact on the industry. It's not mainstream yet. It's pricey. It's unwieldy. Yet, it's all executives and developers are talking about. We're not quite at the apex of the "revolution," but we do have platform wars curre...   read

 
 
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A couple of weeks later, I'm torn on the PlayStation 4 Pro

I probably should have waited to buy a PlayStation 4 Pro. After a couple of weeks with Sony's higher-end console, that's the conclusion I've settled on as someone who is quite fond of PlayStation VR but doesn't yet have a 4K TV and likely w...   read

 
 
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Cyber Monday console roundup: PS4 Slim, Xbox One, even Wii U too

It's Cyber Monday! Deals are overflowing and retailers are already hearing the cash register ringing. Among the chaos, you can even spot a wild Wii U deal hidden all the way in the back...  The Xbox One S deals are as strong as ever gi...   read

 
 
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Xbox One, PS4 wireless controllers on sale starting at $37

Is anyone getting sick of our rainbow background pics yet? No? Yes? Good. Xbox One/PC gamers keen on picking up a Xbox One wireless controller are in luck, because if you didn't notice - Black Friday sales have arrived. While Microsoft Stor...   read

 
 
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Chromecast Black Friday deal = $25 + 3 months HBO Now

Google has an eBay store? Yes indeedy - and the Black Friday deals are flowing. For a limited time (probably not), Google is selling its popular 2015 Chromecast for only $25 flat. This is a discount of $10, which translates to 28% off (we d...   read

 
 
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Complete roundup: Xbox One S, PS4 Slim Black Friday deals

For Black Friday 2016, deal quality shifts as you cross the console divide. As always, Microsoft comes in guns a-blazing with aggressive deals and prices on the Xbox One S. Over in the Sony camp, PlayStation 4 Slim deals are available - but...   read

 
 
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Black Friday VR deals: Vive and Oculus with $100 gift card bonus

Update: Deals are valid still as of Cyber Monday but will expire later tonight. If you were expecting amazing deals on VR headsets this Black Friday - you're in for a slight disappointment. HTC has noted earlier this week that the Vive will...   read

 
 
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Review: FNATIC Duel TMA-2 Modular Gaming Headset

When you see the name FNATIC, you're probably reminded of the various eSports teams that bear the name, or you're outraged that someone would spell fanatic wrong. What you're not thinking is "Hey, I bet they make some good headsets," and le...   read

 
 
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Review: SteelSeries Arctis 5

I've been using the SteelSeries Arctis 5 as my main headset on my PC since getting them a few weeks back, and frankly, I don't see myself going back to my far more expensive Astros. This headset fits, keeps my hair from being a mess, d...   read

 
 
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Hot deal: PlayStation 4 Slim at $239 beats Black Friday prices

Been eyeing a PlayStation 4 Slim this holiday? Don't want to deal with madly hammering the refresh button on Thursday night? You can finish Black Friday shopping today for a PlayStation 4 Slim if you've been thinking about the $50 off deal ...   read

 
 
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New Razer coupon deal for the holidays gets you free accessories

Coupons and Razer go together like ketchup on ice cream. You don't see them together very often. Three Razer coupons popped up today, and while they are not discount coupons, they do get you free Razer accessories if you spend the right amo...   read

 
 
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More HDTV deals before Black Friday

Don't save up too much for your next 4K Smart TV because with the trend in TV prices lately we're seeing some massive price drops. Some 4K Smart TVs are even under $400 now, and this week we're even seeing a PS4 Pro + TV bundle de...   read

 
 
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Get some retro gaming goodness with the Retro-Bit Generations

So the NES Classic goes on sale this afternoon and many fans of old-school games and lapsed gamers alike are excited to experience the new version of the system that coined the term for video games as "Nintendo." But did you now that there ...   read

 
 
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Not every game runs better on the PS4 Pro

While I'm no fan of the recently released PS4 Pro, the idea of having 1080p games run at a consistent 60 frames per second is very enticing. I'd love to experience Bloodborne with better performance (if it ever gets a patch) or have any poo...   read

 
 
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Hyperkin is making an NES Classic extension cable

I imagine the NES Classic will bring about some happy memories this holiday season, particularly for those of you who grew up with the original system and now have kids of your own that are getting into gaming, but there are some less-than-...   read

 
 
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Deals blog: Pretty sure you can't crash this riculously tiny drone

You’re the kind of person who drops irreplaceable heirloom china every family get together, and your longest tenured pet was a goldfish, right? You probably think you shouldn’t go anywhere near drones, and for the most part, you...   read

 
 
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NES Classic is surprisingly powerful

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition won't be made widely available until this Friday, but some folks have already gotten one and pulled it apart. The first pictures of the mainboard came from GameSpot Senior Reviews Editor Peter Brown. Enterpris...   read

 
 


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