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The Nintendo 3DS Is the Greatest Handheld Console of All Time

After selling tens of millions since 2011, Nintendo's portable console is a commercial hit. But it's also an essential window into video gaming history.<p>Five years and the best part of 58 million units sold since its February 2011 launch, Nintendo's 3DS is the only handheld games console you need in …

Retrogaming

Grease: Live Recap: Fox Figured Out the Live TV Musical

With help from Vanessa Hudgens, Julianne Hough, and a disturbing amount of hair gel.<p>Welcome to a needlessly in-depth recap of last night’s <i>Grease: Live</i>, Fox’s first attempt at a live TV musical that instantly made all other TV musicals (perhaps excluding NBC’s <i>The Wiz</i>) look like <i>High School Musical 2</i>. …

Video Games Should Be Taught In School

Actually, I’m going to amend the title, just a little. Games could take the place of school. Could. But not every subject, just a few. At the very least, schools and teachers need to understand exactly what kind of opportunities they’re missing by dismissing video games. A few of them get it, but …

SimCity

instagram’s junk food accounts are going to war with good taste

In a sea of green smoothies, these hypercoloured feeds remind us that the best food is about fat, fries and friends.<p>Instagram is a world furnished by minimal furniture, tasteful style and green smoothies. It's a curated snapshot of our lives as we want to live them-never missing a gym day or a …

Healthy Eating

2K Mac/PC game sale up to 85% off from $7 or less: Borderlands Pre-Sequel, Beyond Earth, XCOM, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>It is 2K Weekend over at Steam with up to <b>85%</b> <b>off</b> Mac/PC titles from the popular developer. We are getting a number of nice price …

Mac App Store

What The High Oculus Rift Price Means For PC Gaming

£530. That’s how much it cost RPS to order an Oculus Rift to one of our distributed offices in the UK*. While I didn’t pay directly as such, it’s …

Save 54% on this PC gaming headset to promises maximum comfort

When you are playing games, you want a headset that will provide you great sound and excellent comfortability. The Letton G1 USB Surround Sound …

Poop on Donald Trump In a New Video Game

Do you love Angry Birds, but hate orange-tinted, xenophobic blowhards? If so, we would like to introduce you to your new smartphone obsession.<p>The true American patriots of daydream. released Trump Dump earlier this week, a game in which players navigate a bald eagle around a set of walls, much like …

Donald Trump

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' at risk due to crew strike

Filming on the next Star Wars movie is in jeopardy as crewmembers have threatened to strike over pay just days after the shoot began in the U.K.<p>The …

There is so much to Darth Vader that makes him endlessly memorable: the mask, that deep and unforgettable voice (thanks, James Earl Jones), his …

Star

SNES Classic Edition In-Stock at GameStop<p>SNES Classic Edition 3 hours ago<p>SNES Classic Edition<p>Sega’s Make War, Not Love Promotion Returns, Offers Two …

Gaming

Crafty Carpenter Makes STAR WARS Millennium Falcon and MACROSS Mech Out of Wood

Star Wars director says Episode IX will be shot on film

Because using digital would be anachronistic<p>Colin Trevorrow, the director of <i>Star Wars: Episode IX,</i> say he wants to shoot the 2019 movie using real film not digital cameras. And why? Because using digital would be anachronistic. "I could never shoot <i>Star Wars</i> on anything but [film] because it's a …

High school violinist wows with lightsaber rendition of Star Wars' 'Force Theme'

The Force is strong with this violinist. Instead of using a regular bow, he plays with a lightsaber.<p>High school senior Jeffrey Ding He, who has been playing the violin for 14 years, got creative with his latest YouTube video of the Star Wars “Force Theme” by John Williams.<p>“For this video, I was …

These Re-Cut Videos of Obi-Wan and Anakin Recalling The Dark Times Will Probably Make You Sob Uncontrollably

Prepare your tear ducts! With all of the <i>Star Wars</i> news of the franchise’s future, it’s sometimes nice to look back to the beginning–where our …

Harrison Ford To Unveil 'Star Wars' Plans For Disney's Theme Parks

Han Solo returns to a galaxy far, far away... sort of.<p>Harrison Ford is returning to the "Star Wars" universe one more time.<p>The actor, who plays Han Solo, will reveal Disney's plans for "Star Wars" attractions in its theme parks during a Feb. 21 TV special celebrating 60 years of Disneyland, ABC …

Watch ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ come to life in this behind-the-scenes VFX video

A lot was made of the practical effects J.J. Abrams and his crew utilized during the production of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, but as with any …

Colin Trevorrow is shooting Star Wars: Episode IX on film

Director J.J. Abrams got a lot of praise for his use of practical effects—not to mention 100 percent authentic New Jerseyans—in <i>Star Wars: The Force</i> …

Classic Star Wars Characters Meet Their New Equivalents From The Force Awakens in an Animated Short by Dorkly

Six classic <i>Star Wars</i> characters meet their new equivalents from <i>The Force Awakens</i> in a new animated short by Dorkly.<p>If you live long enough, you see …

Harrison Ford to Promote New STAR WARS Land in Disneyland Special

3. Star Wars: Death Star Explosion Would Have Been Catastrophic

"The Ewoks are dead. All of them."<p>So begins the white paper detailing the extinction event known as the Endor Holocaust.<p>Far from the triumphant …

Han Solo is ready to give us an early tour of "Star Wars" Land

If you’ve ever wanted to travel to a galaxy far, far away, but it’s more feasible to really travel to Anaheim, California or Orlando, Florida, your …

How to make your own life-size, remote-controlled BB-8 toy for less than $150

Unsurprisingly, one of the hottest toys of the holiday season was Sphero’s BB-8 App-Enabled Droid. It’s a scale model of the droid that appeared <i>Star</i> …

Did George Lucas Name Luke Skywalker After Himself?

Since the day I was born, I’ve been inundated with “Star Wars.” I’ve seen the movies dozens of times, can quote them by heart, am wearing a “Star …

EA Exceeds Financial Expectations Thanks To Star Wars Battlefront And The Old Republic

by boxcar182 Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 04:23 PM<p>I think battlefront is great, I don't care what the naysayers say. A foundation was establish and …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Natalie Portman has not yet seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens

If you’ve been wondering who the last person in the world to see <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is, it appears her name is Natalie Portman.<p><i>Star Wars:</i> …

Movies

Honourable Mention - Boba Fett And General Grievous Both First Appeared In Cartoons

The genius of Star Wars' success is that from the off George Lucas never let it settle at just as a series of films. Ever since the first movie …

One Possible Future For The Star Wars Episode VII Crew

Tired of Star Wars yet? Never. And the content just keeps coming. In fact, some of the best Star Wars fan content is as compelling as the official …

'Clash of Clans' and 'Game of War' Made More Digital Revenue in 2015 Than the Top 10 Console Games Did Combined

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How many more big Wii U announcements do you think we'll get?

How many would you even want?<p>The Wii U is in a interesting place right now. The past 12 months have seen the console spawn relatively big hits like</i> …