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That Company With The Crazy Gaming Handheld Also Has a Crazy Console

Remember moments ago when we told you about the Chinese company with the balls to finally build a PlayStation Phone? Or a crazy Android phone with …

Android Phones

By the power of Xbox, WE HAVE THE POWER! - Leakers publish One's SDK

An online group has released what it claims is the software development kit (SDK) for Microsoft's Xbox One console and, according to reports, may …

Op-Ed: Stop Customizing Classic Consoles

A popular trend amongst retro gaming enthusiasts is taking a classic video game console like an NES, Game Boy, or SNES and customizing it. Some of …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Jul<p>26<p>Thu<p>featuring Annie LeBlanc, Jet Jurgensmeyer, Caroline Grace, Macy Martin, Sage Charmaine… and a surprise special guest!<p>Rams Head Live!, …

Sony has sold 18.5 million PlayStation 4 consoles so far

Sony has come a long, long way from the dark days when it was struggling to sell the PlayStation 3. The tech firm just announced that it has sold 18.5 million PlayStation 4 systems between the console's November 2013 launch and the start of 2015, about 4.1 million of which reached gamers during the …

Microsoft quietly unlocked an additional core for gaming on the Xbox One

Just recently we heard about an update to Microsoft's SDK for Xbox One that would enable better usage of the eSRAM module within the console. Now, …

Artificial Intelligence and Manufacturing

American manufacturing has come a long way in automating factories with robots and Computers. Over the last 40 years palletizer systems and industrial robots have replaced humans in lots of back breaking and repetitive jobs. Millions of clerical jobs have also been replaced by computers and …

Razer Forge TV is an Android micro-console that can stream games from your PC

Razor announced its plans to introduce an Android-powered micro-console at last year's Google I/O event, but little else. At this year's CES, the company is finally ready to share details and there's more to the company's plans than a micro-console. With apps, a living room-focused keyboard and …

Star Fox for Wii U playable for the first time at E3 2015

<i>Star Fox</i> for Wii U will be playable at this year's E3, iconic game designer Shigeru Miyamoto said during a recent interview with YouTube channel Smosh Games.<p>"We'll have a version of it ready at E3 that everyone can play," he said.<p>In the video above, Miyamoto talks about Pikmin, <i>Splatoon</i> and more …

Sony's PlayStation Vue will bring TV streaming to PS3 and PS4 in early 2015

PlayStation Vue, Sony's streaming television service for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, is slated to launch during the first quarter of 2015, company president and CEO Kaz Hirai announced during Sony's CES conference, IGN reports.<p>The streaming service was previously only made available to users …

MacBook Air will have a 12-inch display, but be smaller than the current 11-inch model (rumors)

The MacBook Air made everyone’s bags much lighter and spawned countless design copies from PC manufacturers, but the next generation might look pretty different.<p>Rumor has it that sometime in the spring, Apple will release a new MacBook Air that will have a 12-inch display (it currently offers 11- …

Apple

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Valve boss Gabe Newell makes a great Dota 2 character

<i>Dota 2</i> has a lot of characters, but none quite like this: one enterprising player has created a mod for the multiplayer game that turns Valve's co-founder Gabe Newell into a bearded, bespectacled shopkeeper manning the in-game store. It's not quite as fun as having an actual playable Gabe, but it's …

Steam Reaches New Record Of 8.5M Concurrent Online Users

The most popular PC gaming service in existence has set yet another record this holiday season, this time breaking their all-time record with over 8.5M users online concurrently. It isn’t the first time Steam has broken 8M this year, but January 4th appears to be the highest number yet, with …

AMD's G-Sync Competitor Ready To Roll Out, FreeSync Gaming Monitors Launching This Month

AMD may be late to the dynamic refresh rate party, but it appears that their FreeSync technology is primed and ready for public consumption, with some monitors launching as early as this month.<p>First, a necessary primer for those who aren’t familiar with what’s still a relatively young technology in …

You won’t believe the phone’s of the future

With the next-generation (and several generations after that) of mobile phone innovation already being tinkered with by engineers and scientists in …

Mobile

The Most Random Game Of Fallout

If nothing else, I have to admire this <i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> player for his persistence. He's making every choice by rolling D20 dice. <i>New Vegas</i> is a huge …

Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest get big holiday discounts on mobile

Square Enix is discounting a veritable cornucopia of mobile games for the holidays, including Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest titles, the developer and publisher announced this morning.<p>The deals cover the iOS and Android ecosystems, and you check them out below.<p>FINAL FANTASY<p><i>Final Fantasy</i>- regularly …

Duck Hunt Coming to Wii U December 25

Mega Man games, Little Inferno and more discounted with newest Nintendo update.<p>An NES classic is coming to the Virtual Console on Wii U this month, …

Minecraft creator Notch buys Beverly Hills mansion for record-setting $70M

Markus "Notch" Persson recently set a new record, this one outside of the gaming community: The <i>Minecraft</i> creator just bought a sprawling mansion in Beverly Hills, California, for $70 million.<p>It is the "highest price ever paid for a home in Beverly Hills," according to a press release from John …

5 Reasons That 2014 Was Actually An Awesome Year In The Game Industry

This week the virtual pages of the gaming press are rife with negativity, denouncing the industry at large for an embarrassing, critically subpar, or culturally tone-deaf year. Those observations aren’t unjustified, but there are two sides to every story. And <i>this</i> side is all about shining a bright, …

The DeanBeat: My favorite games of 2014, the in-between year

Some great games debuted in 2014, but I feel like it was an in-between year. Last year, the previous generation of consoles peaked and the next-generation consoles debuted. This year, more big titles were supposed to arrive. But some highly anticipated games like Evolve, Dying Light, and The Order: …

Miyamoto discusses next Nintendo console, amiibo cards, Mario movie

Nintendo, riding high on an increasing strong Wii U slate, has a lot in the works including possible Amiibo cards, discussions of a Mario movie and, yes, a new console, according to Nintendo chief creative Shigeru Miyamoto.<p>Miyamoto recently sat down with the Associated Press to discuss the year …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

PewDiePie takes over South Park episode, removes 'little fat kid,' adds Call of Duty

Last week, PewDiePie had a brief picture-in-picture appearance on <i>South Park</i> as the show took on the concept of Let's Play videos. This week, the famed YouTuber turned the tables on the show, and specifically Cartman.<p>In this brief clip from <i>South Park's</i> "#HappyHolograms," we see what happens when …

Watch the creation of mobile's first gorgeous series in The Art of Infinity Blade

Earlier this week, the Infinity Blade franchise celebrated its fourth anniversary, and the developers at Chair Entertainment created a video that explores the art behind a series that blurs the line between mobile and console graphics.<p>Press play above to watch the featurette, which Chair shared …

U.S. console and game sales weaken in November

U.S. video game hardware and software sales weakened in November compared to a year earlier, as consumers didn’t face as much hype as they did when the PlayStation 4 and Xbox one launched a year ago.<p>Overall video game sales at U.S. retail stores were $2.41 billion, down 11 percent from a year …

Oculus VR snaps up hand-tracking and 3D modeling companies

Oculus VR says it's acquired two more companies today, one that specializes in tracking hands and another that recreates highly-accurate 3D models from real world objects. The first, Nimble VR, started two years ago as a way to track what your hands are doing, something Oculus says "has the …

Nintendo sells 1.5M copies of new Pokémon games in first 10 days in U.S.

Nintendo said today that the Nintendo 3DS’s Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire have sold nearly 1.5 million copies in their first 10 days on the market in the U.S.<p>The Japanese company launched the new Pokémon adventures on Nov. 21. The 1.5 million in sales includes both cartridge and …