Topic: Gaming

Nintendo to Launch New 3DS and 3DS LL Handhelds (in Japan)
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Nintendo to Launch New 3DS and 3DS LL Handhelds (in Japan)

Ready for another Nintendo 3DS redesign? After the original, we got the 3DS XL and the 2DS. Now we're getting another revamped 3DS and a model called the 3DS LL. Both feature a brand new "c-stick," which might please … [Read more...]

Finally, the Standalone Xbox One Kinect: $149.99, Launches October 7
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Finally, the Standalone Xbox One Kinect: $149.99, Launches October 7

For several months, it seemed like Microsoft was phasing Kinect out entirely. It all started with the introduction of the $399 Xbox One back in June. Microsoft went ahead and began selling a Kinect-less console, even … [Read more...]

Xbox One Pre-Ordering and Pre-Loading: A Pretty Painless Experience
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Xbox One Pre-Ordering and Pre-Loading: A Pretty Painless Experience

Last night, I bought Madden 15. $59.99 of Xbox Store credit later, it was downloading to my Xbox One, even though the game didn't officially release until early this morning at 3AM ET. When I checked my console this … [Read more...]

Amazon Buys Twitch for $970M
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Amazon Buys Twitch for $970M

Months ago, reports swirled that Google was in talks to buy game streaming site Twitch for something like a billion dollars. That arrangement made some degree of sense considering Google already had YouTube under its … [Read more...]

Sony PSN Hit with Massive DDOS Attack
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Sony PSN Hit with Massive DDOS Attack

If you, like me, tried to jump onto your PlayStation 4 yesterday and spin up some games, you might’ve noticed some issues with that. As it happens, Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) was targeted by a hacker group … [Read more...]

Xbox One Gets a Reddit App: Meet ReddX
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Xbox One Gets a Reddit App: Meet ReddX

Late last night, Major Nelson surprised the Xbox One reddit community by announcing that the system would get a reddit app, of all things. Today, ReddX was made available for download from the Xbox One Store. For … [Read more...]

Xbox One Deals With Gold: Titanfall for $25, MGS Ground Zeroes for $15
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Xbox One Deals With Gold: Titanfall for $25, MGS Ground Zeroes for $15

Very rarely does a digital game come in at a cheaper price than its disc counterpart, but that's exactly what's happening with Titanfall on the Xbox One. The title is currently listed at $25 on the Xbox One games store, … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s Xbox One, Sony’s PlayStation 4 Will Get Major Updates
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Microsoft’s Xbox One, Sony’s PlayStation 4 Will Get Major Updates

The console you buy at the store today won't be the console you own in a year -- and that's not a bad thing. Both Microsoft and Sony took the stage today in Cologne, Germany, to tout their respective consoles, the … [Read more...]

Honest Trailer for Mass Effect Trilogy is Pretty Spot On
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Honest Trailer for Mass Effect Trilogy is Pretty Spot On

The Mass Effect franchise is one of my favorites in video games. I even went so far as to crown Mass Effect 3 one of my three best video games of 2012. But that doesn't mean the experience isn't flawed, at least a … [Read more...]

EA Won’t Remove Games from EA Access
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EA Won’t Remove Games from EA Access

Just a week ago, Electronic Arts announced EA Access, a subscription-based service that allows Xbox One gamers to download and play select EA games that have been placed in “the Vault.” During the closed beta … [Read more...]