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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...]

Some Initial Thoughts on Nintendo’s New 3DS XL

Some Initial Thoughts on Nintendo’s New 3DS XL

When the New Nintendo 3DS XL was unveiled months ago as the New 3DS LL in Japan, I had mixed feelings.My biggest beef? I thought the name would confuse buyers. We’ve seen this happen with the Wii U, a console that … [Read more...]

HTC Unveils One M9, a Wearable, and a VR Headset

HTC Unveils One M9, a Wearable, and a VR Headset

HTC managed to turn plenty of heads with its presentation yesterday at the Mobile World Congress that’s currently underway in Barcelona, revealing not just its latest flagship smartphone, but also its first wearable … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 5: The Patch Has Landed

Destiny Diary, Issue 5: The Patch Has Landed

So hey! Destiny Diary is just a little bit late this week. I apologize -- I got unexpectedly sick and didn't get the post up on its usual Friday. This week's update is definitely worth reading, though, as some pretty … [Read more...]

Xbox Live Games With Gold for March: Some Really Solid Titles

Xbox Live Games With Gold for March: Some Really Solid Titles

This might be the best "Games with Gold" month in quite some time.Owners of the Xbox One who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold will get Rayman Legends -- a game that nabbed a Metacritic score of 91 -- at no cost.Those … [Read more...]