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Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

See sample pages from this book at Wink.<p><i>Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe</i><br>by Tim Leong<br>Chronicle Books<br>2013, 196 pages, 7.4 x 9.4 …

Catch Pokémon in the Real World with Pokémon GO!

The Pokémon GO Plus is a small device that lets you enjoy Pokémon GO while you're on the move and not looking at your smartphone. The device connects …

Nintendo’s Super Mario Rides iPhone to the Rescue

Launch at Apple event is a bigger deal for Japanese game maker than wildly successful ‘Pokémon Go’<p>“Pokémon Go” went first. Now Super Mario runs the show.<p>Nintendo’s famed game character stole the spotlight at Apple’s iPhone event Wednesday. Shigeru Miyamoto, who created the Italian plumber more than …

Apple Events

Super Mario runs his way onto the iPhone

Move aside, Mitomo: Nintendo announced today that its next iOS app will bring the iconic Super Mario to Apple mobile devices.<p>Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, who helped create Mario, joined Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage at the company's iPhone 7 unveiling event today in San Francisco to …

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in VR is as intense as it is amazing!

Activision's Call of Duty XP event in Los Angeles featured a number of exciting games to check out. We competed in Infinite Warfare multiplayer, …

Virtual Reality

Apple and Sony made today one of the best days for gamers

Today was a very big day for gaming. Play continues to move forward in all directions, from tiny devices like the Apple Watch to hefty consoles like the PlayStation 4 Pro.<p>What caught your eye? What’s worth your hard-earned money? That depends on what you want. It’s become a have-it-your-way …

Xbox One begins testing Clubs, LFG features for preview members

Members of Microsoft’s Xbox One preview program have started receiving a test version of the console’s October update, and it seems to focus on two …

NWC: How Nintendo’s NX Could Avoid (or Repeat) Wii U’s Most Embarrassing Mistakes

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime recently said that Nintendo's NX needs more games and better marketing than Wii U had, explaining that they learned …

Bethesda Wants Fallout 4 PS4 Mods "As Fast As Humanly Possible"

Fallout 4's mod program was supposed to launch on PlayStation 4 in June, but that never happened for reasons that publisher Bethesda has never fully explained. In a new interview with Metro, marketing executive Pete Hines was asked to elaborate, but he declined.<p>Instead, he said, "All I can say is …

PS4 Pro vs Xbox One: Official Xbox Twitter Pokes Fun at PS4 Pro

Official Xbox Twitter Pokes Fun at PS4 Pro<p>September 7, 2016Written by Alex Co<p>Impressed by PS4 Pro? No? While the PlayStation LifeStyle staff has …

PS4 Pro

Everything You Should Know About the PS4 Pro

It's the Pro not the Neo.<p>The PS4 Neo is official and we can finally talk about it without the codename, because it's real name is the PS4 Pro.<p>It's a 4K, HDR-supporting beast, but not quite the powerhouse that was rumored.<p>We already knew the 4K-focused console existed thanks to Andrew House, CEO of …

PlayStation 4 Pro will have HDR gaming; here's what it looks like

Sony will need developers to support it<p>The upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive <i>Days Gone</i> showcased the visual power that the new PlayStation 4 Pro will provide when connected to a 4K television and playing an HDR-developed video game.<p>Mark Cerny, the lead system architect for PlayStation, said …

New Xbox One S Deal From Microsoft Includes Free $50 Gift Card And Game

New Xbox One S Deal Surfaces<p>There is no denying the Xbox One S has been a success for Microsoft. Strong sales have helped rejuvenate the company. Not …

Xbox One S

Your old PS4 will get an HDR-compatibility update

You won't have to buy a PS4 Pro to get some of the fancy new visuals Sony showed off at the PlayStation Meeting. The company confirmed that all …

PS4 Pro

The PlayStation 4 now has its own knockoff Xbox One Elite controller

The Xbox One Elite Controller is a beautiful piece of hardware, but if you're a PlayStation user (or an Xbox owner who can't afford a $150 controller), you've been left out in the cold. But there may be a solution for Elite-envying PS4 users with the not-at-all-copyright-infringing "PlayStation 4 …

PlayStation

Microsoft's cheapest new Xbox can do something that Sony's expensive new PlayStation 4 can't

The brand new PlayStation 4 Pro is capable of powering games in glorious 4K, the successor to high-definition. That expensive new 4K TV you bought is about to get a lot more useful!<p>Unfortunately, the PlayStation 4 Pro's ability to play 4K games and stream 4K movies doesn't translate to Blu-ray …

Here's What Happened When Riding Hasbro's New Nerf Cart in the Office

Star Wars isn't the only toy franchise helping to bring smiles to the faces of <b>Hasbro</b> (HAS) investors.<p>Nerf, which makes a range of toy guns known as …

Nintendo Developing a New Handheld Codenamed MH, Say Reports

An investor report from Japan claims there's a codename for Nintendo's next handheld.<p>A Japanese financial report seems to point to a new Nintendo …

Amazon really wants to get rid of these Xbox Ones

The closest thing we have to confirmation of new Xbox One hardware at E3 is the way that retailers are trying to liquidate their stock of the old …

Box Office: 'Angry Birds' Is On Its Way To Being The Biggest Video Game Movie Ever

<i>The Angry Birds Movie</i> will be judged on two very specific criteria as it flies about in theaters worldwide over the next month: how it does in terms of Sony animation and how it does in terms of video game films.<p>First of all, with $151 million in 10 days of worldwide play, including a $39m domestic …

Uncharted 4 sales exceed 2.7M copies in launch week, setting a record

Flying off the shelves<p><i>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End</i> is off to a great start commercially as well as critically: Worldwide sales during the game's first week of release topped 2.7 million copies, publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today.<p>That figure represents sell-through data — copies …

White House Targets Toys And Media To Attract More Girls To STEM Careers

It’s an ambitious goal. The White House aims to “break down gender stereotypes in media and toys so that our children can explore, learn and dream without limits,” as stated in a press release earlier today. From retail to media, organizations like Netflix and Discovery Communications are coming on …

Do fans really want to buy female action figures?

If you were one of the many people wondering #WheresNatasha, after Marvel declined to release a Black Widow action figure, <i>Iron Man 3</i> director Shane …

Jurassic World

Chewbacca masks selling fast after video

Star Wars' Chewbacca masks are flying off retailers' shelves after a woman in Texas posted a live video on her Facebook account wearing one and laughing hysterically, CNBC reports.<p>In the video, Candace Payne, who lives near Dallas, can be seen unpacking the mask, a gift to herself for her birthday, …

The 'Golden Girls' Funko Dolls Are Almost Here!

Last fall Funko announced they would be releasing our favorite girls as dolls and now they're finally coming this summer!!<p>“Our Golden Girls Pop! …

Game of Thrones – Funko Action Figures & The Wall Display Set in June and July

<b>Funko</b> introducing a new line of articulated <b>Games of Thrones Action Figures</b> that will let fans act out their favorite scenes from the series!<p>Funko’s …

5 Don't-Miss Quotes from Mattel's Q1 Earnings Call

<b>Mattel</b> reported first-quarter 2016 earnings on Wednesday. The toymaker beat analysts' revenue estimates, but fell short on the bottom line, due to the loss of a <b>Disney</b>license to rival<b>Hasbro</b>, continued currency headwinds, and struggling Barbie sales.<p>Shares of Mattel closed Thursday down 5.8%. The …

AFi First Look - Mattel's #Ghostbusters 2016 Collector Figure Packaging

Back in February at Toy Fair 2016 we got a look at some of the collector line for the 2016 Ghostbusters film during the collectors preview night (you …