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Nintendo Switch Lite is a smaller, cheaper Switch built exclusively for handheld play

July 10, 2019

Via: The Verge

There’s a new Switch on the way, and it’s a whole lot smaller. Today Nintendo revealed the Switch Lite, designed as a less expensive alternative to the original tablet / console hybrid. It comes in at $199 — $100 less […]


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Cloud gaming: Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud explained

June 19, 2019

Via: The Verge

Some companies have announced publicly — hey there Google and Microsoft — while others are quietly experimenting behind closed doors. But each company is at least hedging against a future where discs, downloads, even consoles are no longer required, because […]


Gaming, Products

Nintendo starts producing new Switch models outside China to fend off trade war

June 12, 2019

Via: The Verge

Nintendo has reportedly begun producing two new variants of its Switch console, and at least some of them are being manufactured outside of China in order to evade new tariffs on US imports. The Wall Street Journal reports that sources […]


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PUBG Mobile is now reportedly the world’s highest-grossing mobile game

June 11, 2019

Via: The Verge

PUBG Mobile is not only the most popular mobile game in the world, with more than 100 million monthly players, it’s now also the top grossing: collecting more than $146 million last month in revenue according to analyst figures reported […]


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Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to PC with over 100 titles

May 30, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft announced today that it’s bringing its popular console game subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, to Windows. This is bigger than just a formal recognition that some of its included Xbox games in Game Pass can already be played on […]


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Xbox One’s latest update now shows if friends are playing on PC or console

May 16, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is rolling out its latest May 2019 Update to the Xbox today, with some improvements to the friends list and messaging. If you have Xbox Live friends that play across PC and Xbox One, the dashboard friends list now […]


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The Overwatch Workshop is already a hit, and it could be the future of the game

May 14, 2019

Via: The Verge

The most interesting things happening in Overwatch right now weren’t actually built by Blizzard. Two weeks ago, the developer released a new tool called the Workshop, where players can use a rudimentary scripting language to design their own custom Overwatch […]


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How Apple’s Macs lost an early lead in video gaming

May 9, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

It’s nearly forgotten today, but back in the late ’80s and early ’90s, Apple’s Macintosh enjoyed a favorable position in gaming —nearly by accident. That occurred despite the fact that Apple had stridently avoided promoting any of its products as […]


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Breath of the Wild in VR is an ugly, uncomfortable experience

April 26, 2019

Via: The Verge

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most engrossing games I’ve ever played. In the shift to an open-world structure, Nintendo gave players an unparalleled amount of freedom to explore the fantasy realm of Hyrule […]


Computer, Gaming, Products

Nvidia’s new GTX 1660 Ti and 1650 could power your next budget gaming laptop

April 23, 2019

Via: The Verge

Gaming laptops have never been so thin and yet so powerful as they are with Nvidia’s RTX graphics chips, and we believe the RTX 2060 is the sweet spot for price and performance. But if laptops with those chips are […]