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How to turn The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time into an 11-button arcade machine

There's a great 15-step guide over on Instructable that walks you through the process of creating a bartop arcade cabinet for the Nintendo 64's <i>Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i>.<p>The process isn't for the weak-of-heart or the unhandy, but the result looks pretty amazing. Instructable user Phrazelle …

'The Taken King:' Why A New Enemy Type Is Just What 'Destiny' Needs

The leaks just keep coming. Bungie’s big expansion for ‘Destiny’ has come to us in chunks over the course of the past few months, first when we thought it was called “Comet,” then when we learned it would be called “The Taken King,” and now via some marketing materials leaked to Kotaku just a few …

Technology

Nintendo And Mobile Monetization Are Like Oil And Water

Nintendo’s investors rejoiced yesterday at the news that the gaming giant was entering the mobile space in a big way with a new partnership with Japanese developer DeNA. Shares soared 27% on the news as finally, Nintendo had come to their senses and committed to capitalizing on a hugely profitable …

Profit

The key to a happy relationship? Maybe it's Borderlands

My husband and I were married on February 29th, 2008, after seven years of dating.<p>That first year of marriage was tough, as I often heard it would be. He worked nights, I had a regular nine-to-five job as a secretary at a college. We barely had time to sit down to a meal together, much less game …

Destiny's animators studied boxing to keep you from getting sick

David Helsby, senior animator at Bungie, shared for the first time publicly some of the secrets behind the first-person animations in <i>Destiny</i>. His talk at this year's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco provides new details on how that game's graceful characters and elegant weapons feel so …

Hands-on with the new Project Morpheus and Sony's amazing VR gun fight

The new version of Sony's Project Morpheus is the most comfortable virtual reality headset I have ever worn.<p>The straps move all the weight to the back of your head where it's hard to notice, and the front screen can move forward and backward on a sort of track, leaving plenty of room for your …

Mad Catz brings console style gaming to Android devices with the L.Y.N.X.3

Mad Catz is adding to its line of popular gaming controllers, but this time its put a focus on Android devices. The L.Y.N.X.<i>3</i> Mobile Wireless Controller is a “highly-compact mobile game controller” that can collapse for travel and has a full-range of controls that you’d expect from a full-sized …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft And Sony Respond To #TheDress

Anyone who spent any time on the internet yesterday came across the dress, better known as #thedress. Some saw it as blue and black, some saw it as white and gold, and both camps see what they see with such conviction as to make the other half of humanity seem absurd. It’s one of those moments when …

Sony

Destiny player unearths more House of Wolves clues, including a new asteroid hangout

<i>Destiny</i>'s upcoming <i>House of Wolves</i> expansion could add a new place for players to gather, based on what appears to be several leaked screenshots posted on Reddit.<p>As you can see in the image above, <i>House of Wolves</i> may allow players to take a trip to the asteroid belt and visit the "Reef Social Space." …

What Will The PS5 And Xbox Two Be Like?

Sony and Microsoft are already planning for their next generation consoles<p>The current console generation (or is it the next generation?!) is not yet …

Destiny player digs up hidden House of Wolves DLC details, Bungie urges caution

A <i>Destiny</i> player on Reddit looks to have dug up some early details on the game's next expansion, <i>House of Wolves</i>, including all manner of gear, weapons, a new light level cap raise and possibly even a release date. But Bungie warns that <i>Destiny</i> players shouldn't get too carried away with those leaked</i> …

Nintendo to close Club Nintendo programme | bit

<b>Nintendo has announced that it is to cease its Club Nintendo rewards service in July, with any unspent points being deleted entirely at the start of</b> …

Attempting To Understand How On Earth Sony Has Sold 18.5M PS4s

Sony just released its latest set of hard numbers for sales of the PS4, and those looking for signs of a slowdown won’t find it here. After reporting 10 million consoles sold to consumers in August 2014, Sony’s new figures have them selling 18.5 million PS4s. And yes, that’s still sold to …

Selling

Turn Your Android Phone into a DIY Portable Game Console

Android: If you just want to play your favorite game, possibly on the go, a good emulator will do the trick. If you have an Android phone or tablet, …

RuneScape player leaves one hell of a tip for the pizza guy

It's not too late for one last feel-good story of holiday giving.<p>Joey DeGrandis of Ypsilanti, Michigan, is a dedicated player of the MMO <i>RuneScape</i> and, like many video gamers, an avid consumer of pizza. And while they're paid for the service, people do drive it over to his house so he doesn't have …

Ann Arbor

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 …

Leaked 'Destiny' Plans Show Massive 'Comet' Expansion In Fall 2015

A new image is making the rounds, reportedly showing the next year or so of Destiny content plans. We all knew that Activision/Bungie’s 10 year, $500M experiment was going to keep pumping out new content to keep players engaged, but we didn’t know what form that would take in the long run. Now, we …

Cutoff

The Best Video Games of 2014

It was a big year for video games. With new hardware from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo finally all in stores, 2014 was an important time for game publishers to show what they can do, and release must-have titles that help attract consumers to the new generation of consoles.<p>If you ask me, they …

Why Bribing Lizard Squad To Stop Attacking Xbox Live And PSN Is A Terrible Idea

It’s a nice thought and a reasonable gesture on Kim Dotcom’s part to essentially bribe hacker group Lizard Squad to stop attacking Xbox Live and PSN.<p>After all, it’s pretty awful to bring down video game networks over the holidays. One can assume that anyone playing video games online over Christmas …

Xbox Live back online, PlayStation Network still down after apparent hack attack

The Microsoft online gaming network Xbox Live was back up on Friday after an after an apparent hack while Sony's Playstation Network remained down.<p>The two services were offline much of Christmas Day in an apparent denial of service attack, USA Today reported.<p>Sony's PlayStation Twitter account said …

Top 7 video games of 2014

The holidays should be all about fun and games. Fortunately, you can find both as gifts - and for a modest investment.<p>In a year in which “Cards Against Humanity” made a splash at parties and big name hits such as “Dark Souls II” and “Call of Duty” dominated console playtime, there were some …

Nintendo's Next Handheld Console Could Be Shaped Like A Donut

Nintendo's next handheld games console could be shaped like a donut.<p>No it's not April and no we're not joking. According to a report in the Japan …

Sony Gave Me $1349 Worth Of PlayStation Games This Year -- I Paid $50 For All Of Them

In North America alone during 2014, Sony handed out 71 free games totaling a value of $1349 to PlayStation Plus members. I paid $49.99 for all of them.<p>That staggering statistic comes courtesy of website Push Square, which recently published a comprehensive evaluation of Sony’s premium PlayStation …

All The Winners Of The 2014 Game Awards

The results of the 2014 Game Awards in Las Vegas are in and I’m pretty happy with the results.<p><i>Far Cry 4</i> won Best Shooter—I gave the game Best Shooter in my own FPS list a couple days ago.<p>Best Family Game went to <i>Mario Kart 8</i>, and while I didn’t rank my best family games, that one was at the top of …

Far Cry, Destiny and Dragon Age Duel At 'The Game Awards' 2014

Tonight’s the night where Geoff Keighley’s latest vision for a proper year-end video game awards show is realized. No more VGAs or VGXs, no more Spike TV. The idea has been completely reborn as The Game Awards, live from Vegas via livestream, starting at 9 PM EST.<p>I had a lengthy interview with …

Sears' Collapse Is Now 'Inevitable'

The parent company of Sears and K-Mart announced Thursday that it is accelerating store closings to 235 this year, 100 more than previously planned.<p>Sears' total net loss for the quarter was $296 million.<p>Sears' and K-Mart's collapse is "inevitable" and could happen by the year 2016, retail analyst …

The 20th-anniversary PlayStation 4 looks amazing

PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition<p>PS4 20th Anniversary Edition<p>White Anniversary Box<p>Box Rear<p>Sliding Out of the Box<p>The Box<p>Open Sesame<p>Classic …

Six Reasons To Buy A Wii U Instead Of A PS4 Or Xbox One

The holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving gave way to Black Friday. Black Friday set the stage for Christmas. And we slackers out there—those of us who don’t have the moxie or the guts to get up that early and go stand in line in the cold—still have our shopping ahead of us.<p>For some, this means …