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Destiny Diary, Issue 9: Xur Location and Items for 4/3-4/5; Weekly Strike Info

Destiny Diary, Issue 9: Xur Location and Items for 4/3-4/5; Weekly Strike Info

Another week, another visit to the Tower by Xur. What's he packing this time around? I'll fill you in. I'll also get you up to speed on what the Nightfall and Heroic strikes are for the week.Let's do it. Xur … [Read more...]

Nintendo New 3DS XL: The Review

Nintendo New 3DS XL: The Review

Back in mid-February, Nintendo released what, upon first glance, might seem like a half-step update to the Nintendo 3DS XL. The name -- New 3DS XL -- asks us to think of the latest model as part of the same family, just … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 8: The Midas Touch

Destiny Diary, Issue 8: The Midas Touch

Wondering what Xur is selling this weekend? Curious about the week's strike missions? You've come to the right place.I personally won't be spending any Strange Coins this week (I already have what Xur's slinging), … [Read more...]

Have I Fulfilled My Destiny?

Have I Fulfilled My Destiny?

On Sunday night, I accomplished something I’d been trying to do since December 9, 2014 -- I reached level 32 in Destiny.We’re three months and a few weeks past that date now -- the date The Dark Below expansion was … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 7: Hard Light, Xur’s Location, and This Week’s Strike

Destiny Diary, Issue 7: Hard Light, Xur’s Location, and This Week’s Strike

Guardians looking for Gjallahorn are, once again, going to be disappointed this week.Xur is back in the Tower from March 20-22, and he's come with one of his weaker stocks. Hard Light is the exotic weapon up for sale … [Read more...]

Nintendo Making Mobile Games, Teases Next “NX” Console

Nintendo Making Mobile Games, Teases Next “NX” Console

After famously refusing for years to bring its popular gaming portfolio to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, Nintendo announced on Tuesday its partnership with Japan’s DeNA—one of the nation's top mobile game … [Read more...]

Oculus Confirms Rift Won’t Be Released in 2015

Oculus Confirms Rift Won’t Be Released in 2015

As competitors spring up all around them, the folks at Oculus VR seem unconcerned about how crowded the virtual reality field is becoming. Case in point: at SXSW on Friday, reports Re/Code, Oculus VR founder Palmer … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 6: Red Death

Destiny Diary, Issue 6: Red Death

For the first time in what feels like months, Xur is selling an exotic weapon I don't already own: Red Death.The weapon is a primary that, up until Destiny's 1.1.1 patch a few weeks ago, wasn't totally useless, … [Read more...]

Valve Announces $50 Steam Link

Valve Announces $50 Steam Link

As if announcing a high-quality virtual reality gaming headset weren’t enough, on Tuesday Valve also announced Steam Link, a new way to zap your PC games to your TV, without having to move your rig at all.Called … [Read more...]

Sony Plans Project Morpheus for 2016

Sony Plans Project Morpheus for 2016

If 2015 is the year of the wearables, it looks like next year might be the year of virtual reality. On Tuesday, Sony announced that it intends to release Project Morpheus, its long in-development virtual reality headset … [Read more...]