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The price of PlayStation’s virtual reality headset has apparently leaked, and it’s twice the cost of the PlayStation 4

The listing was promptly removed on Thursday and Sony issued a statement — "This was an error by Amazon, we haven't announced the price for PlayStation VR," the company said.<p>But if this listing was accurate, Sony's PlayStation VR will cost $800. That would mean the virtual reality system, which …

Virtual Reality

Video Gaming Is Bigger Than Movies and Music in the UK

Sales figures show that video games were the most popular home entertainment option in the UK in 2015.<p>Revenues across the British (home) entertainment media, encompassing music, movies and video games, totalled £6.1 billion ($8.9 billion) in 2015, according to figures published by the Entertainment …

Sam Smith

Disney has 13 movies coming out in 2016 — here’s what you have to look forward to

The studio released its official list of movies planned for 2016.<p>Get ready for the first standalone "Star Wars" movie, two Marvel movies, and a few classic Disney animated pictures brought to life.<p>Keep reading to see what the Mouse House has in store.

Movies

Here's what a $150, big-screen Android phone looks like (hands-on)

For the 5.5-inch Blu Vivo XL, low cost is the name of the game.<p>If you absolutely must have a large-screen, low-cost phone, the Blu Vivo XL announced here at CES in Las Vegas is throwing its hat in the ring. Its $150 price tag (or about £100 or AU$210) is ridiculously low for a 5.5-inch screen, and …

Mobile Technology

Casio Android Wear watch hands-on: rugged and huge

A Smart Outdoor Watch from Casio has arrived, ready to roll in three colors with rugged exteriors and Android Wear inside. This device goes by the …

Wear OS

BlackBerry only has eyes for Android in 2016, says CEO John Chen

For BlackBerry, 2016 looks set to be “the year of Android phones.” That’s right, the company that saw its business decimated in the face of …

Gear & Gadgets

Video Games Getting Tough to Crack

Apparently, increasingly tougher levels of encryption are making some games a lot trickier to crack.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Dragon Age

The Five Stages Of Video Game Disappointment

I didn’t want to believe that <i>Fallout 4</i>, the sequel to one of my favorite games of all time, wasn’t really doing it for me. So, like any rational …

Positive Thinking

Skechers Game Kick 2 Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

Nic Healey/CNET<p>Do you like walking, but wish there was a cool game waiting to be played as soon as you sat down? Well assuming you're a small child, you'll love the Game Kick 2.<p>Last year was when sneaker manufacturer Skechers launched the first Game Kick, a kid's shoe that had the game Simon built …

Gear & Gadgets

Uncharted’s Nathan Drake Is a Video Game Monster

Naughty Dog's wisecracking character is no hero—he's a harbinger of death and destruction who should probably be stopped.<p><i>$10,000,000,000: the estimated value of The Secret City of Paititi, the real City of Gold which</i> Uncharted: Drake's Fortune<i>'s El Dorado is based on.</i><p><i>The Goonies</i>; Indiana Jones; <i>The</i> …

Nathan Drake

Sony Accidentally Lists Wrong Game in PlayStation Plus Line-up

Oops.<p>Sony incorrectly listed PSP strategy game Legends of War: Patton's Campaign as one of this month's PlayStation Plus free games.<p>Exit Theatre …

Lineup

PlayStation VR price leaked on Amazon, and it costs more than a PS4

The price of Sony's PlayStation VR, Sony's virtual reality headset and system, has been apparently leaked on Amazon, and it's far from cheap<p>The price of Sony's virtual reality headset PlayStation VR appears to have been leaked on Amazon's Canadian site, at a $1,125 Canadian dollars, or £546.<p>The …

BlackBerry Priv will land on Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile

BlackBerry CEO confirms its exclusivity deal with AT&T has expired and that every major US carrier will sell the Android-powered phone.<p>BlackBerry's Android-powered Priv phone will soon be a lot easier to buy.<p>BlackBerry CEO John Chen on Wednesday confirmed that Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint …

Mobile

BlackBerry will release at least one new Android phone in 2016

BlackBerry is in the midst of a major change, and CEO John Chen has indicated that 2016 will see a total transition. Having released the Priv several months ago, the Canadian corporation now has plans to launch at least one new Android device this year, and possibly a second. During an interview at …

Mobile Technology

Nintendo is renovating its one-of-a-kind New York store

Nintendo's headquarters may be in Kyoto, Japan, but the spiritual center, where most big US console launches happen, is the Nintendo World store at Rockefeller Plaza, New York. The only official Nintendo store in the world is about to undergo a major renovation and when it's over, it'll also have a …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Yahoo is prepping to lay off 10% or more of its workforce.</b> Sources familiar with the matter say the company is planning to reduce its headcount by more than 1,000, and cuts may start this month.<p><b>2. Snapchat is closing down its Lens Store after just two months and focusing on its ads business.</b> It …

App Store

Oculus founder apologizes for how Rift pricing was handled

It's fair to say that quite a few people are disappointed with the price of the Oculus Rift -- just read the comments on our article announcing that pre-orders had gone live. At $599 (€699 in Europe and £499 in the UK) it's a considerable investment, and one that's surprised people given that …

Blogs | Food & Wine

Send him your best family recipe for a chance to cook for him and Black Thought, lead MC of The Roots.<p>The chef and humanitarian talks about the …

Game of Thrones

Why 2016 will see the birth of a new generation of gaming

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Nvidia.</i><p>It’s taken streaming a remarkably short time to become our preferred way of consuming media. Netflix launched its video streaming service in 2007, while Spotify first went public in 2008, and since then streaming has been on the up and up, except in one …

Jason Schreier's Top 10 Games Of 2015

It is time again to go through my favorite games of the year. I promise they’re not all JRPGs.<p>2015 was a great year for video games by all accounts, …

Top 10

The top ten games to look out for in 2016

The games to look out for in 2016<p>Okay, we know you're still trying to clear a backlog that happens to include The Witcher 3, Mad Max, Just Cause 3 …

Stone Age

What Are Your 2016 Gaming Resolutions?

The new year is upon us, which means its time to make big promises to ourselves that we probably won’t keep. My 2016 gaming resolution is to finally …

Retrogaming

What Game Do You Want Kojima to Work on Now?

Welcome back to GameSpot Q&A, a section where we ask our staff and readers an interesting discussion question about video games. Look at this as a forum where you and others can discuss and compare your opinions of this beloved hobby of ours. Let us know what your answer is to this week's question …

Metal Gear

Quick, Download This Free 'Mario Maker' for PC Before Nintendo Takes It Down

Preemptively pouring one out for Super Mario ReMaker.<p><i>Super Mario Maker</i>, Nintendo's bottomless user-generated Mario game for the Wii U, lets you create a lot of things. You can put a cannon in a clown car and have the cannon shoot goombas that can fly. You can pack a castle corridor with so many …

Retrogaming

PlayStation 4 Hacked To Run Linux Operating System (video)

It has been demonstrated this week how hardware hackers have been able to hack Sony’s PlayStation 4 games console and load it with a version of the …

Linux

Here's When the Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Will Be Announced

The release date for Final Fantasy XV will be announced in March, according to game director Hajime Tabata. In a New Year's Day announcement last week, Tabata confirmed that the long-in-development RPG will launch this year, but the game's exact release date has remained a mystery.<p>"This year is the …

Final Fantasy

Amazing Blind Gamer Beat ‘The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time’ After Five Years Of Trying

On several occasions we here at GammaSquad have shown you gamers beating tricky games like <i>Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out</i> while blindfolded. These are impressive feats to be sure, but they were accomplished by sighted gamers voluntarily giving themselves an extra challenge after mastering a game without any …

15. The New Batsuit - Batman: Arkham Knight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKTrgN3hN_A A card Rocksteady played very close to their chest when it came to Arkham Knight was that you actually …

Comic Books

Gamer runs Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS

Relive your 20-year old software dreams by watching a new Nintendo 3DS run Windows 95<p>A savvy gamer has installed Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS XL, uploading a video to YouTube of the booting sequence.<p>GBAtemp forum user Shutterbug2000 said that while Windows 95 ran relatively smoothly, Windows XP was …

Retrogaming