Xbox One Gets ‘Copilot’ Mode

Microsoft has unveiled a Copilot mode for the Xbox One that lets two players act as if they were using a single controller. It’s designed mainly for people with disabilities, but could also be useful for introducing less experienced players. The new mode is part of a package of updates to the system, including a […]

Razer Making Triple-Screen Laptop

Razer has unveiled a prototype of a gaming laptop with three screens. Exactly how practical it will be remains to be seen. The device is currently codenamed Project Valerie. The three screens are each 17 inches and have a 4K resolution, though it appears likely that the processors could only cope with ordinary HD when […]

DEAL: Seagate’s 8TB USB 3.0 Expansion External Hard Drive is Cheaper Than Ever!

Looking for an external hard drive with an insane amount of disk space to save some important files? Today, the excellently reviewed 8TB USB 3.0 Seagate Expansion External Hard Drive is priced at just $169.99 plus FREE shipping, the cheapest it’s ever been! –Seagate Expansion 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0 – $239.99 $169.99 […]

Flashback from the Past: An Adlib Sound Card Ad from the 80s [Video]

Back in the late 80s, there was 2 ways your computer could output sound: Through the PC speaker, which made games sound horribly bad, or through a sound card, which brought up sound quality quite a bit. Here’s an ad for one of the first sound cards to hit the market: The Adlib Sound Card. […]

IT SLICES! IT DICES! It’s the Fastest Computer on the Planet! [Video]

It slices! It dices! It’s the fastest computer on the planet! And it can be yours for, are you ready? $10,000? $5000? NO! It can be yours for the incredibly low price of $3395! And it comes with OS/2! WOW! Seriously though, with less than half that amount, you can get an insanely powerful gaming […]

Xbox One: 5 Ways To Upgrade Your Experience

The Xbox One is a powerful system (and now the new XBox One S,) but sometimes when new consoles come out, some gamers don’t know how to tap the full potential of that system until it has been on the shelves for awhile. Here are some simple and quick ways to upgrade your gaming experience […]

Video Game Store Charges For PlayStationVR Demos

A video game retailer is charging up to $18 for customers to demo the PlayStationVR headset. As you’d expect, it’s gone down badly. A video game store in the United Kingdom is offering a 10-minute trial of the headset in stores for £5 or customers can pay £15 for a 30-minute session. That’s roughly equivalent […]

DS Meets Wii U in New Nintendo Switch Console

Nintendo has unveiled its next handheld console, the Nintendo Switch. It’s a modular design that can be taken apart to switch between playing on a TV screen and handheld play. The Switch appears to be the device that Nintendo had been trailing as the NX. The promotional video shows it as coming in five parts: […]

Nintendo Unboxes Original Famicon & Disk Writer

Fun as it might be to trawl thrift stores and flea markets for a mint condition Famicon and Disk System, it turns out there’s a perfect place to look: Nintendo’s storage rooms. The company has just dug out a pile of both the consoles and disk systems in their original boxes which appear to have […]

Steam to Support PS4 Controllers Relatively Soon

Well this is some solid news I have been waiting on for a long while. Steam letting us use our PS4 controllers with our PCs to play Steam games. From Engadget: “Believe it or not, when you use the PS4 Controller through the Steam API, it’s exactly the same as a Steam Controller. Not only […]

Game Boy Becomes Drone Controller

One sort of person asks why you would modify a Game Boy to control a drone. Gautier Hattenberger is the other sort, who ask why not. He used a combination of a GameLink cable (originally for connecting Game Boys for multiplay), an Arduino , an FTDI chip a USB connection and a laptop with Wi-Fi.