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The My Arcade NES Classic GamePad looks funny, but it gets the job done

Third party hardware manufacturers have been chomping at the bit to peddle their NES Classic wares, and you know what? I don't blame them. With how horribly Nintendo has handled the distribution in North America, you'd be hard-pressed to fi...   read

 
 
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Weekend deals: Metro Redux, Mordor GOTY in the $5 bargain bin

You've thought about participating in the PC games winter sales this year, but your wallet's still hurting from Christmas. Happily options are aplenty and the competition in these sales makes it all the better. At around the $5 - $10 mark t...   read

 
 
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Xbox One S controller clearance sale at $39.99

Need an extra Xbox One S wireless controller or two to go with your shiny new Xmas present? You're in luck! Newegg is clearing out white/black new controllers for 33% off at $40 each. These are the new controllers that have been updated for...   read

 
 
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Clearance deals: $49 Samsung Gear VR, $59 Asus AC1900 router

Verizon Wireless is clearing out its stock of the Samsung Gear VR onto the market for only $50. We've seen the Samsung Gear VR for $49.99 before, but only in refurbished condition, while this is brand new and straight from a big retailer. A...   read

 
 
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FCC filing hints that the Nintendo Switch won't support 3G or LTE

FCC filing documents have shed a little more light on the Nintendo Switch before its early January reveal event. Right now we basically know nothing about it for sure besides the fact that it's a new Nintendo console that can be taken ...   read

 
 
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Nyko's Miniboss NES Classic controller and extension cord are nice supplements to the woeful default option

Nyko recently sent me a few samples for its NES Classic line of products, and I'm really glad it did, because the on-board solution Nintendo gave us is pretty bad. While I adore the Classic itself as a piece of hardware, the whole situation...   read

 
 
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Last push Xmas Xbox One S deals gives out $100 in bonuses

Update: Deals are expired but we've listed the next best deals which is similar. Arguably the best Xbox One S console deal since Cyber Monday has emerged in a 24 hours offer at GameStop. The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 bundles, both the 500GB...   read

 
 
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Japan is getting some limited edition Danganronpa V3 PS4 and Vita consoles

On the Japanese PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced the availability of a collection of PlayStation consoles that are based off of Spike Chunsoft's upcoming Visual Novel, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. The first of the Danganronpa V...   read

 
 
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NES Classic at Gamestop today

Hopefully it's not too late when you read this, but we just found out that the NES Classic edition should be available at GameStop stores starting on Thursday, December 15. The report comes from an image shared on the Cheap Ass Gamer Twitte...   read

 
 
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Best Xbox One S and PS4 system bundle deals for Christmas

The dog-eat-dog Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals are over, but not all console discounts are finished. Xbox One and PS4 deals still exist in this week of limbo between the last ramp up to Christmas as we're less than two weeks away from the ...   read

 
 
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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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