Gaming

  • Here’s your first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay on PS4 Pro

    Here’s your first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay on PS4 Pro

    If you’re not familiar with the Mass Effect series of sci-fi role-playing games, then you’re missing out. The new PS4 Pro that Sony unveiled today can handle 4K, and Bethesda used the opportunity of the event to give us our first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay, which does take great advantage of the added resolution capabilities. The latest Mass Effect game will support 4K… Read More

  • Sony announces the Pro, a more powerful PlayStation 4 with a $399 price tag

    Sony announces the Pro, a more powerful PlayStation 4 with a $399 price tag

    Sony is revealing the details of an upgraded version of the PlayStation 4. Sony Interactive Entertainment President Andrew House said the new version of the console — dubbed the Pro — is specifically designed to support 4K TVs and high dynamic range video. In other words, it can offer more beautiful, detailed graphics than the existing PS4. Sony’s Mark Cerny said… Read More

  • The PS4 Slim is coming September 15 for $299

    The PS4 Slim is coming September 15 for $299

    Sony unveiled a new, sleeker version of its PlayStation 4 today as promised. The PS4 Slim is basically the same as its predecessor inside, but in a smaller shell and with a new price tag at $299 with a retail availability date of Sept 15. The new model is the “standard PS4 going forward,” according to Sony, and will replace the original console hardware. What they say is almost… Read More

  • Watch Sony’s PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’ event live right here

    Watch Sony’s PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’ event live right here

    Sony is holding a PlayStation Meeting in New York to unveil the PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’, and maybe also a PS4 Slim because why not. In case you don’t care about Apple’s iPhone event today, you can watch Sony’s conference live stream right here on this page. The conference starts at 3 PM ET (12 PM on the West coast, 8 PM in London, 4 AM in Tokyo). What’s the… Read More

  • Apple and Nintendo are bringing Super Mario to an iPhone near you

    Apple just announced that it is working with Nintendo to deliver a new game on the App Store called “Super Mario Run.” As the name implies, Super Mario Run is a runner game – think “Temple Run” – that lets you tap to jump, and tap longer to jump higher. The longer you run, the more coins you collect, and you simply finish the race by getting to the flag at… Read More

  • What to expect from Sony’s PlayStation event

    What to expect from Sony’s PlayStation event

    Sony is having a PlayStation event tomorrow in New York, where it plans to provide an update on its PlayStation business and PS4. Most people agree that means it’s going to show us a couple of PlayStation hardware updates, including a previously announced more powerful PlayStation 4 (supposedly codenamed “Neo”) with support for 4K and more robust virtual reality, and a… Read More

  • Sun and Moon’s newest Pokémon include a powerful hybrid created by science

    Sun and Moon’s newest Pokémon include a powerful hybrid created by science

    What hath science wrought: First it created the brooding Mewtwo, whose tale of experimentation and weaponization is the dramatic underpinning for the original Pokémon movie; now, it’s responsible for Type: Null, a new synthetic Pokémon from the upcoming Sun and Moon Pokémon games for 3DS that combines the strengths of various other pocket monsters. In addition to the fairly badass… Read More

  • As e-sports’ popularity explodes, betting needs to be regulated Crunch Network

    As e-sports’ popularity explodes, betting needs to be regulated

    E-sports betting has boomed in the last five years, attracting investments from celebrities, investors and entrepreneurs like Mark Cuban and Ashton Kutcher — even the former NBA Commissioner, David Stern, has talked about it on many forums. Gambling in e-sports has charmed stakeholders, but it may have created a monster in the gaming industry. As with every growing industry… Read More

  • Acer’s 17 pound, curved-screen temple to gaming excess

    Acer’s 17 pound, curved-screen temple to gaming excess

    Where to start? There’s the weight: 17 pounds. The screen: 21 inches, 2560 x 1080, curved. The power supplies: two. The fans: five. Rear ports: 21. Or how about the gaming pad that flips over, trap door style to reveal a number pad? Most ridiculous of all is the fact that, in spite of everything, the Acer Predator 21 X still somehow qualifies as a laptop – though actually trying to… Read More