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PlayStation Sends PewDiePie Cake With a Custom PS4 Controller Inside It for His Birthday

As a birthday gift for Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg, Sony sent YouTube's biggest star a PlayStation-themed cake. Cakes on birthdays are standard fare, but this item contained a special surprise. Kjellberg, 26 as of October 24, reveals on Twitter that the cake had a one-of-a-kind PlayStation 4 …

Ask LH: Is The PlayStation 4 Really Better Than The Xbox One?

Dear Lifehacker, after six years of faithful service, my Xbox 360 finally contracted the Red Ring Of Death. I've decided to upgrade to the next …

Kangaroo is an amazing $99 Windows 10 portable PC

InFocus today debuted the Kangaroo, a $99 Windows 10 portable PC that “goes anywhere and works with any screen.” The term “mobile desktop” may seem like an oxymoron, but that really is the best description: Picture your typical desktop PC tower shrunk down to the size of a phablet sans screen; just …

Star Wars Battlefront Infographic Reveals New Beta Stats

Electronic Arts has shared new details about the recently concluded Star Wars Battlefront beta. We already knew that it attracted more than 9 million players, making it the biggest in EA history. But now, EA has revealed that 6 million of those players reached the max level of 5, unlocking the Jump …

Wii U emulator (almost) runs 'Mario Kart 8' on your PC

Want a Wii U but don't want to own Nintendo's latest console? That's sort of possible now. I emphasize the "sort of" because the recently released Cemu emulator is almost entirely broken at this point. There isn't proper gamepad support, there's absolutely no audio and the game video stutters and …

Retrogaming

Hardcore gamer refuses to let game save die, leaves his Super NES on for almost two decades

<i>Umihara Kawase</i> was released for the Super Famicom (Super NES in the west) in December, 1994, just over two decades ago. It was a popular game that …

This company created a ridiculously high-quality recreation of the original Nintendo — and it's about to stop production

But there's good news: one company, Analogue Interactive, is currently reproducing the original NES in a gorgeous, long-lasting form factor. It's made out of a single block of aluminum; it has an HDMI port so it works with your modern TV; it plays both original NES and Japanese Famicom games. …

Internet Mourns Death Of 13-Year-Old YouTube Star

It's something no one wants to see when scrolling through their feed: An announcement of a young teenager's death. And when the teenager is a …

Internet

Man Tries to Pawn Video Game Console Filled with Meth

Because human creativity knows no bounds, people are constantly coming up with clever places to cook, smuggle, and consume meth. Most recent in the …

3D Printed Raspberry Pi NES, Nintendo Entertainment System

Those of you that have access to a 3D printer, and a spare Raspberry Pi mini PC might be interested in the Raspberry Pi powered Mini Nintendo …

Nintendo and DeNA's First Mobile Game: "Expect the Unexpected, and Soon"

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YouTube urged to remove KSI videos for ‘trivialisation of rape’

One of YouTube’s biggest stars has been accused of trivialising rape amid pressure for firms to distance themselves from the online sensation.<p>Olajide Olatunji, better known as KSI, whose YouTube channel has more than 10.2m subscribers, has been criticised by a coalition of women’s groups for …

Internet

How to make money on YouTube

So let's find out how to make money on YouTube.<p>Making a lot of money on YouTube is not as easy as you might think. There are a lot of hurdles to overcome in the process. It's definitely not a way to get rich quick. However, if you have a hobby, are really good at a particular activity and would …

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Celebrate the Japanese New Year with $226 Super Mario food

Beside diversifying into smartphone games, Nintendo is also planning to boost its profits by expanding the range of products it's willing to license its popular IP to. Here in Japan, we're starting to see the fruits of that initiative — the company just released <i>Animal Crossing</i> and <i>Splatoon</i> stickers …

Why only Nintendo understands handheld gaming

At the EGX video games festival in Birmingham, Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, took to the stage and essentially confirmed that there will not be a follow-up to the PlayStation Vita handheld console. “The climate is not healthy for now because of the huge …

Retrogaming

Nintendo patches out Super Mario Maker invincibility glitch

An invincibility glitch posed a risk to Nintendo’s level-design toolkit <i>Super Mario Maker</i> shortly after its release, giving players the ability to …

Retrogaming

Zelda Movie Casting Discussed By Series Creator Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of The Legend of Zelda and Mario, has discussed potential casting for a Zelda movie.<p>Joined by Takashi Tezuka, designer and director of numerous Zelda and Mario games, the duo told MTV said they'd like someone "completely new" and indicated a Japanese person may not be the …

A Single-Chip Video Game Console

Ready to feel inadequate with your programming skills? You’ve been warned. Take a look at [Voja’s] single chip video game console using the PIC24. It …

This may be the hardest 'Super Mario' level ever created

There's a new game starring everyone's favorite Italian plumber. Only this time, rather than Nintendo creating a custom voyage for you and "Super Mario" to go on, "Super Mario Maker" for the Wii U tasks players with creating levels and sharing them. As such, players are creating some intense …

This Super Mario Maker stage puts David Cage on blast — and is better than Heavy Rain

Games can make you cry. If you need proof, don’t play Heavy Rain — play Super Mario Maker.<p>A Super Mario Maker creator going by the name Geofferu Heromoto has built a course that will force you to make tough decisions by asking one simple question: how far will you go to save your son? In the video, …

Doctor Who Returns – What To Expect From The ‘Darker’ New Series

With Peter Capaldi back for his second series as the Timelord, Alexi Duggins runs down the reasons why series nine will put the ‘ooh’ in Doctor</b> …

First Images for Marvel's Jessica Jones, Plus Daredevil Updates

<i>Jessica Jones</i>, the latest show set within the Marvel universe, is due to hit Netflix in November. Now Marvel have issued the first set of stills from the series.<p>The atmospheric teaser that was released earlier this month may have set the tone for the show, but didn't actually reveal any footage. …

Is Disney ripping off Nintendo’s Splatoon with its new Squid Wars minigame? Fans say “It sure is”

I’m pretty sure that by this point <b>Nintendo</b> is used to being <b>one of the giants on whose shoulders many other video game developers stand</b>. After all, …

Gaming