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Does This Amiibo Reveal The Nintendo NX’s Launch Date?

by Peter Paltridgeon September 16, 2016
Nintendo’s European website recently added the Zelda: Breath of the Wild figures to their amiibo gallery, and included a release date: March 4, 2017. Nintendo has never put out amiibo figures for a game ahead of when the game itself comes out. And since there’s supposed to be a simultaneous release for the Wii U […]
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Man Orders Laptop, Gets XBox One Prototype

by Peter Paltridgeon September 14, 2016
In March of 2013 a 25-year-old man named Jia Li ordered a laptop from Microsoft’s online store…and the store goofed up. One week later, he got a large package in the mail that didn’t contain a laptop. Instead it contained an XBox One….eight months before the console’s unveiling, and two months before the XBox One […]

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Crash Bandicoot Turns 20 Today

by Peter Paltridgeon September 9, 2016
The original Crash Bandicoot was released for the Sony Playstation twenty years ago today, September 9, 1996. He’s not getting any younger and will resemble the “coot” portion of his name before too long. But it could have been different had his name remained “Willy the Wombat.” In 1994 Jason Rubin and Andy Gavin of […]
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Deus Ex: Mankind Added To PS4 Pro Launch Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon September 8, 2016
When the PS4 Pro hits shelves on November 10, several of this holiday season’s games will be shipped compatible with the higher specs, while some pre-existing games will be patched after the release with graphical enhancements. Square-Enix’s Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will be there on launch day, arriving at the same time as the console. […]

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Sony’s PS4 Pro Hits The Market November 10

by Peter Paltridgeon September 7, 2016
Sony’s long-anticipated upgraded model of the PS4, previously called Neo, has now been officially revealed as the PS4 Pro. It boasts 4K output capabilities, a 1 TB hard drive, and a GPU that’s over twice as fast as in the original model. Mark Cerny promised PS4 Pro “is not intended to blur the lines between […]
Four New Pokemon That Come From The Weird Side

Four New Pokemon That Come From The Weird Side

by Peter Paltridgeon September 6, 2016
Nintendo revealed four new Pokemon from Sun and Moon today, and they are without a doubt the strangest ones yet. The majority of them have punctuation marks in their names, for one thing, and that’s just the beginning. Type: Null (Note: this is the full name, including “Type” and the semicolon) Type: Normal Type: Null […]

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Sony Is Chasing That Sweet Pokemon Go Money

by Peter Paltridgeon September 5, 2016
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai spoke with Financial Times about the company’s plans to get into the mobile gaming market, mentioning Pokemon Go as a motivating factor. “Pokemon Go is a real game-changer,” said Hirai. “I’m very interested in the fact that it has the potential to really change the way people move, literally.” He admitted […]
Pikmin, Yoshi, Mario And More From The Latest Nintendo Direct

Pikmin, Yoshi, Mario And More From The Latest Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon September 1, 2016
A new Nintendo Direct livestreamed out of the Treehouse today, focusing entirely on the 3DS and filling in some holes in its current release schedule. Unfortunately there’s a lot of wheel-spinning involved here. Half of these games are retreads of Wii U games, when they’re not additions to existing games. We know Nintendo is saving […]

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Which Star Is On This New 3DS Model? All of Them

by Peter Paltridgeon August 29, 2016
Nintendo made the surprise announcement of a new design (paint-wise) for the New Nintendo 3DS this morning. Hyped up in a Twitter video by Reggie Fils-Aime, the New Galaxy Style New Nintendo 3DS XL is just like all the other New 3DS models, except it has a starry galaxy imprinted on its front. Out of […]
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The PS4 Is Slimming Down

by Peter Paltridgeon August 22, 2016
With the advent of home computers powerful enough for photorealistic rendering, 3D printing and more, spotting the difference between a real leaked console model and a hoax gets harder and harder. So we were initially skeptical when a “PS4 Slim” just randomly showed up on a UK auction website, even if it makes total sense […]