Tag: Consoles

Here’s a state-by-state look at which consoles US gamers prefer

It’s certainly been a big week for gaming news, with the unveiling of Google’s forthcoming Stadia game streaming service as well as related announcements like new Google gaming hardware and the promise of exclusive games for the service. In related news, Microsoft’s gaming vice president Phil Spencer sent out an email to employees today promising […]

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AMD Announces New Custom APU For Chinese Game Consoles

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For years, AMD has discussed launching new semi-custom design wins that didn’t revolve around Microsoft and Sony. Those designs have mostly failed to materialize, with the AMD-Intel collaboration on Hades Canyon a notable exception. Now, AMD has announced a new […]

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Blade Shadow spreads nationwide, says ditch your gaming PC

The service known as Shadow by Blade spread across the United States this week in a newly minted USA-wide upgrade. This service was first introduced at CES 2018, and promised that it’d get at least to the point we’re at right now, where anyone could stream their favorite games without the use of their own […]

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Report: Xbox One Sales Apparently Doubled Since 2017

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft doesn’t release Xbox One sales figures. The company chose to stop doing so when it became clear the PS4 was going to curb-stomp it for the entirety of the current console cycle and as a result, the only figures […]

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Genki dongle brings Bluetooth audio to Nintendo Switch

A new dongle called Genki promises to bring Bluetooth audio to the Nintendo Switch, offering a wireless solution to the console’s wired audio problem. The Switch does not itself support Bluetooth audio devices, forcing users to plug in a pair of earbuds or headphones for private listening. Genki offers to be the solution by connecting […]

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Xbox One Adds Support for Dolby Vision HDR

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. HDR has become a hot topic in gaming and video, thanks to its ability to improve visuals and light displays without hitting system performance (though you still need compatible hardware, obviously). But HDR isn’t just one standard. There are two […]

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Xbox update: 1810 Preview released with Dolby Vision streaming support

Inside the latest Xbox One update (preview edition) is a whole bunch of bits and pieces you’re going to want to get a handle on. This update brings about Dolby Vision Video Streaming – that’s a first. With this update, Dolby Vision video streaming brings HDR “up a notch” with systems such as Netflix Premium […]

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Fortnite on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X side-by-side comparison

Massively popular battle royale game Fortnite is now available on the Nintendo Switch, and some frustrating news for PS4 users aside, it’s a pretty exciting arrival. The game brings the full Fortnite experience, including fort building, of course, but some have expressed concerns over the quality. Turns out, it’s not so bad. Now, it goes […]

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Grim Fandango Remastered coming to Nintendo Switch

Classic hit Grim Fandango was remastered in the relatively recent past and is currently available for PlayStation 4, Android, iOS, and some other platforms. Double Fine Productions, the developer behind the game, announced this week that the remastered version of the game will also soon be available for Nintendo Switch. Grim Fandango was originally announced […]

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Next-gen Xbox “Scarlet” said to be gaming device family

The next-gen Xbox will be a family of new consoles, not just a single successor to the Xbox One X, as the rumor mill works its magic as the backdrop to E3 2018. Although Microsoft launched a new Xbox only last year, work is unsurprisingly underway on its replacement, with an aggressive roadmap for just […]

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Fortnite PS4, Switch issue: Gamers are mad, Sony seems unfazed

There’s a bit of a disconnect between the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch when it comes to Fortnite. It became apparent rather quickly after Fortnite for Nintendo Switch was turned ON this week that something was amiss. While cross-play and player progression between platforms is largely available for Fortnite on MOST platforms, those that’ve […]

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