Ben Heck’s Nintendo PlayStation prototype teardown, part 2

In part 1 we took a close look at the amazing SFX-100 Nintendo PlayStation console for a teardown of the hardware and an analysis of how the chips function together. After looking inside, Ben discovered a few post-production bodge jobs that were seemingly intended to fix the prototype — but do they, really? Join Ben again as we look inside …

Top 10 Legend Of Zelda Moments

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Steam’s latest weekend sale slashes VR game prices

Steam tossed some VR experiences into last month’s summer sale, but this time, it’s throwing a party exclusively for virtual reality enthusiasts. The gaming platform has just announced a VR weekend sale, where it’s selling 175 titles for up to 80 percent off. Sure, the selection isn’t as extensive, but don’t forget that we’ve only just begun exploring the world …

Drinkbox’s creeptastic ‘Severed’ arrives on iOS today

The days are basically numbered for Sony’s beleaguered portable console, the PS Vita, and they have been for some time. But that hasn’t stopped indie developer Drinkbox Studios from supporting it. Three of the company’s four games have been released for the Vita (including the excellent Guacamelee!), and the latest (hack-and-slash explorer Severed) came out earlier this year as a …

‘Second Life’ removes support for Oculus Rift

When Second Life patched in support for the Oculus Rift, Linden Lab was cautious to pitch its online world as a haven for virtual reality. “We’re trying not to make too big of a deal out of it,” Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg said in 2014. “It’s still early.” That beta support went through several iterations over the years — …

Nintendo’s lack of breakthrough games hit profits hard (update)

Despite Nintendo’s attempts to lower expectations ahead of announcing its financial results, its latest quarterly earnings aren’t good. At all. Net sales are down 31 percent compared to the same quarter last year, down to 62 billion yen ($587 million). Meanwhile, it saw an operating loss of 5.1 billion yen (roughly $48 million). Nintendo managed to sell 220,000 Wii Us, …

Nintendo’s NES retrospective book looks like a game cartridge

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition isn’t the only nostalgia bomb the company is dropping this fall. Nope, Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics from strategy-guide publisher Prima Games is en route for this November as well. The hardcover boasts 320 pages of interviews from the NES era, bits of old-school advertising and “priceless excerpts from Nintendo Power magazine back issues.” Oh …

Beyond: Sony, Please Make a Classic PS1 Mini

Join Max “Stretch Armstrong” Scoville, Brian “Crossfire” Altano, Zach “Bop-It” Ryan, and Jonathon “Play-Doh Fun Factory” Dornbush as they discuss the lack of game news coming out of San Diego Comic-Con. Plus, with the advent of Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini, what classic Sony titles would we want on a lil’ baby PlayStation 1? We asked you guys, and for the most part, you made some …

Oculus update preps Rift for room-scale VR, motion controls

When virtual reality fanatics argue about what headset is best, two arguments tend to prevail: “The Oculus Rift is more comfortable,” and “only the HTC Vive does roomscale VR.” Soon, that second argument won’t matter as much. Thanks to a recent update, the Rift’s Oculus Home software now boasts support for up to four tracking sensors — doubling one of …

Nintendo’s ‘Miitomo’ app update reminds you it still exists

Nintendo’s debut smartphone game is making efforts to get you back into its weird and wonderful social world by offering more opportunities for wardrobe items and accessories without excessive in-app payments. According to an update teaser inside the Miitomo app itself, a new Candy Drop game will let you use all that accumulated candy (earned through in-game interactions and when …

Report: Nintendo NX is a tablet with detachable controllers

Remember those early reports that described Nintendo’s next game console as a TV / portable hybrid device? According to Eurogamer, they were right on the nose. Eurogamer sources claim that the Nintendo NX is a handheld game console with detachable controllers, a TV base station and NVIDIA Tegra graphics. In other words, it sounds like a standalone Wii U gamepad …

Nintendo loses billions in value after ‘Pokemon Go’ truth bomb

Pokemon Go is an unprecedented success, but Nintendo recently admitted it won’t directly profit from the augmented reality game, leading to a loss of $6.7 billion in Nintendo’s market value on Monday. Nintendo’s market value rose by $7.5 billion on July 11th, just after Pokemon Go went public and became an instant, massive hit across the globe. Since its launch, …

Every Major Trailer From Comic-Con 2016

There was hardly a shortage of trailer debuts at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. From first looks at Justice League and Wonder Woman to a new trailers for Marvel’s upcoming Doctor Strange movie and FX’s new X-Men series Legion, there was plenty of new footage for comic book fans. Warner Bros. also debuted trailers for several of its non-DC movies, including …