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Here's Street Fighter 5's First PS4/PS3 FightStick From Mad Catz

Serious fighting game fans will likely want to play the upcoming Street Fighter V with something other than a standard controller. For those in the market for a new arcade stick, Mad Catz has revealed the first of its SFV-branded controllers.<p>Preorders are now open for the Tournament Edition 2 …

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Xbox One Elite Controller tips: Getting the most from shooters, racers, and action games

If you’re going to spend $150 on a gamepad, you’re going to want to use it for everything you play. Well, it turns out that the Xbox One Elite Controller has the versatility to deliver great results almost no matter what game you boot up.<p>We’ve already reviewed the Xbox One Elite Controller, but now …

Mojang-published Cobalt delayed into February 2016

<i>Cobalt</i>, the side-scrolling spacefaring game that is to be the first third-party title published by Mojang, has been delayed to Feb. 2016, Mojang announced today.<p>"We've been working on <i>Cobalt</i> for a long time," Mojang wrote today, and that's no exaggeration — development began in 2011, and at one …

Sony wishes PewDiePie a happy 26th birthday with a custom PS4 controller

Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg got a very special birthday present from the folks at PlayStation recently: his very own PlayStation 4 controller, Kjellberg said on Twitter today.<p>Kjellberg turned 26 this past Saturday, Oct. 24. Sony marked the occasion by sending him a round double-layer cake covered …

New Xbox One Experience and Xbox 360 backward compatibility launch Nov. 12

Microsoft will officially release its revamped dashboard for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 backward compatibility for its current console on Nov. 12, Xbox head Phil Spencer announced today during a livestream.<p>The update will go out to all Xbox One owners.<p>The Xbox One's new user interface, dubbed the …

'Gran Turismo Sport' for PS4 will award real prizes

At long last, <i>Gran Turismo</i> is coming to the PlayStation 4... and you'll have more reasons to play than just the usual graphics and gameplay updates. The newly unveiled <i>Gran Turismo Sport</i> will have two FIA-sanctioned championships running throughout the year (one for countries, one for manufacturers), …

Xbox One Elite Controllers sold out: Microsoft plans to replenish stock ‘for the holidays’

Xbox One Elite Controller<p>First impressions<br>• Review<br>• Tips<p><i>Updated on November 2 to correct an error. This post previously linked to an alleged post from Xbox boss Phil Spencer, but he confirmed the comment did not come from him. I apologize for the error.</i><p>A $150 game controller is crazy, no one is going …

Halo 5: Guardians Review Roundup

Chief is back. Today, October 27, marks the release of Halo 5: Guardians, the first new Halo game built from the ground up for Xbox One. Microsoft says the game's release represents an "important milestone" for the Xbox One, but how is it holding up with critics?<p>Read on for a sampling of review …

This Week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals With Gold Revealed

Microsoft has announced this week's lineup of Deals With Gold offers across Xbox One and Xbox 360. This week's suite of deals isn't all that extensive, but there are some nice offers to be had.<p>Xbox One owners can save on Saints Row IV and Tembo the Badass Elephant, the crazy-sounding new game from …

Gaming

'Minecraft' with a story isn't as weird as you'd think

A story-driven game about <i>Minecraft,</i> the block-building phenomenon adored by children and adults alike, might sound a tad contradictory. By design, <i>Minecraft</i> has little in the way of plot or characters -- the world is randomly generated and the best "stories" occur naturally based on what you decide …

Xbox wireless controller adapter for Windows 10 now available for $24.99

Microsoft first revealed its Xbox wireless adapter for Windows earlier this year, and now the company is releasing it worldwide today. It's designed primarily for Windows 10 PCs, tablets, and laptops, and it simply lets you use up to eight Xbox One controllers with your machine wirelessly. If you …

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Star Wars Battlefront: Han Solo, Princess Leia, Emperor Palpatine Playable Characters Confirmed

Electronic Arts has announced new additions to Star Wars Battlefront's roster of Hero and Villain characters, including Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Emperor Palpatine. Each has their own unique abilities and attributes; read on to get all the details or click through the gallery to see them up …

Star Wars Battlefront

NASA Will Release New Portraits Of The Earth From Space Every Day

A daily dose of beautiful from the DSCOVR satellite<p>Time to add another website to your morning internet routine. After checking in on the latest news, head over to NASA's new website, where fresh photos of Earth will be added on a daily basis.<p>Every morning, a minimum of 12 pictures from the Earth …

Space

Big catches at spawning sites wipe out fish - Futurity

Hundreds of fish species swim to spawning sites, where fishers wait to make a big catch. But without monitoring, fish populations and economies may …

This Video Game Turns CPR Into An Epic Battle For Life

“Do not leave anyone behind. This planet needs every single one of us.”<p>The year is 2174. The nanites that have made Mars hospitable to humans have caused a dangerous storm, wiping out a large base called Tharsis and putting people in danger. Human existence on Mars is already tenuous, and we can’t …

Where To Watch 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer And Get Pre-Sale Tickets

Cue Monday Night Football Theme<p>It's no Jedi mind trick: the new full trailer for the hotly-anticipated sci-fi sequel <i>Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens</i> will premiere tonight, and pre-order tickets made available online immediately after.<p>The new <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> trailer will debut during …

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Microsoft built Halo 5's weapons 'from scratch' for Xbox One

<i>Halo 5: Guardians</i>' soundtrack isn't the only aspect of the game's audio that got an overhaul -- the developers at 343 Industries had to reimagine what the Xbox One exclusive's weapons sound like, too. Because of the sheer amount of sounds happening at once during firefights, 343 had to figure out …

Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition Price Announced

When Electronic Arts announced the Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition last week, the company didn't say how much it would cost. Now that the game's preorder page has gone live on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, we know that the premium version will cost $120, twice the price of the base …

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Super Mario Maker sells 500K copies in U.S. and gives Wii U a boost

Nintendo had a strong September thanks to its beloved plumber mascot.<p>Super Mario Maker has already sold 500,000 copies in the U.S. since its September 11 debut, according to the publisher. Most of that came in September, when the company sold 445,000 physical and digital copies. That is a big …

Halo 5's Clan System, Spartan Companies, Launches Today

Halo 5: Guardians includes a system for supporting clans, Microsoft and 343 Industries announced today.<p>Known as Spartan Companies, these allow for up to 100 players to form a group to play with. The video above outlines what this allows for, but essentially it's a way to gather together with other …

Microsoft adds Surface Book with 1 terabyte of storage for $3,199

The new Surface Book may be a winner, but will people pay that much for its high-tech specs?<p>Microsoft has revealed the highest-end model of its Surface Book but this one is pricey compared with your average Windows 10 laptop.<p>Added to the Surface Book lineup on Friday, the new edition is outfitted …

Computer Hardware