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The best gifts for the PC gamer in your life

Here's a list of the best gaming mice, gaming keyboards and other accessories to gift to the PC gamers in your life. → Read More

Analogue's latest retro dream is an all-in-one TurboGrafx console

After starting with various pieces of Neo-Geo hardware, the company then remade the NES (twice), SNES and Genesis. More recently, it's turned to handhelds with the Pocket, an all-in-one system that, with adapters, can play the vast majority of handheld game cartridges. The Duo focuses entirely on NEC's home console hardware, offering compatibility with every TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine game produced. → Read More

Pokémon Sword and Shield's second expansion arrives October 22nd

The second expansion for Pokémon Sword and Shield, "The Crown Tundra" (TCT), will arrive on October 22nd. TCT will take players to a new wintry area of the Galar region named for the expansion’s title. The news dropped during a presentation on The Pokémon Company's YouTube channel, which also detailed a new “Galarian Star Tournament” available in the update. → Read More

Capcom wants to bring 'Resident Evil Village' to PS4 and Xbox One

Resident Evil Village could join the growing list of next-gen games also coming to current-gen consoles. At its Tokyo Games Show presentation, Capcom announced that the eighth mainline Resident Evil game may make its way to PlayStation 4 and PC. "While Resident Evil Village is being developed specifically for next-generation consoles and PC, we're looking into delivering the experience on… → Read More

'Microsoft Flight Simulator' is getting a Japan-centric update next week

At its Tokyo Games Show event, Microsoft today announced a major free update to Microsoft Flight Simulator. Appropriately, the update adds a lot to the experience of flying in Japan. Six cities, including Tokyo, are getting improved with 3D photogrammetery, more handcrafted Japanese airports are on their way and several landmarks throughout the country are also being added in high resolution. → Read More

Confused about which console to buy? Just wait.

After months of speculation, we now have a clear picture of the next-gen consoles. If you haven't decided which to get, maybe you simply don't need one yet. → Read More

Grimes, FKA twigs and Twice's Chaeyoung give art talks for Google

After two million people listened to musician Maggie Rogers narrate an ASMRy video about Van Gogh's Starry Night, Google has released a second season of Art Zoom. The project combines the Google Arts & Culture division’s photography with wispy narration from musicians, and the first set of videos last year also featured Feist on Bruegel, Jarvis Cocker on Monet and Girl in Red on Edvard Munch.… → Read More

NVIDIA's RTX 3000 cards make counting teraflops pointless

With NVIDIA's first RTX 3000 cards arriving in weeks, you can expect reviews to give you a firm idea of Ampere performance soon. Even now, it feels safe to say that Ampere represents a monumental leap forward for PC gaming. However these cards stack up, though, it’s clear that their worth can no longer be represented by a singular figure like teraflops. → Read More

Analogue's portable Pocket console is delayed until May 2021

It's been nine months since Analogue announced the Pocket, a $199 portable console that can play Game Boy, Game Gear, Neo Geo Pocket Color and Atari Lynx games from original cartridges. The console was scheduled to launch in 2020, but Analogue now says, due to the “unfortunate global state of affairs and supply chain challenges," the retro portable will ship in May 2021. The Pocket, like all of… → Read More

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox promise was trouble from the start

Microsoft has, since the launch of the Xbox One X in 2017, been able to claim that it sells “the most powerful console.” It’s a claim that will extend into the next generation, as the Xbox Series X’s CPU and GPU are, in terms of raw compute, stronger than the PlayStation 5’s. For the Xbox One X, this has meant that cross-platform games almost always look or run better than they do on the… → Read More

AMD's 4700G APU is a mid-range PC on a single chip

It's been a year since AMD's Zen 2 Ryzen 3000 CPUs changed the desktop PC market, with best-in-class productivity and "good enough" gaming performance. One area has been left behind, though: desktop APUs, which combine a processor with integrated graphics. Today that changes, as AMD is announcing a family of "4000G" APUs for desktop PCs. → Read More

It doesn’t matter what the PS5 looks like

The PlayStation 5 is an unattractive piece of tech. Next to the clean, utilitarian and purportedly more powerful Xbox Series X, it's not a great look for Sony. → Read More

Nintendo adds monthly subscription to 'Fire Emblem Heroes'

Fire Emblem Heroes (FEH) is Nintendo's mobile money-maker. The free-to-play RPG has pulled in, according to SensorTower, $656 million since its release three ye... → Read More

Shure's first true wireless earbuds are the Aonic 215

Pro-oriented audio company Shure has launched a new consumer wireless audio line called Aonic at CES 2020. The Aonic 215 true wireless earbuds and Aonic 50 wire... → Read More

Sega's Genesis Mini is just $45 today

Following years of shoddy third-party consoles, Sega took matters into its own hands and produced a replica console worthy of the Genesis name. The Genesis Mini... → Read More

The Fujifilm X100F is on sale at $900

We love Fujifilm's X100F, but it's definitely not for everyone. It's a fixed-lens APS-C camera best suited for street photography, blending the excellent 24.3-m... → Read More

How to set up a phone or tablet for a child

The days of simply remembering to buy some AA batteries are over. Parents now spend more time in the lead-up to Christmas and birthdays performing system update... → Read More

NVIDIA's GTX 1650 and 1660 Super are two very different GPU upgrades

Following the release of its "Super" RTX 2060, 2070 and 2080 GPUs, NVIDIA is back with a pair of updated graphics cards: the GeForce GTX 1660 Super and GTX 1650... → Read More

Get ready for a week of home theater tech on

The home entertainment industry is in transition. Cable companies are reacting to Netflix by trying to become Netflix, launching countless streaming services of... → Read More

Sega is becoming its weird and wonderful self again

Sega is in an unexpectedly good place right now. The company was never on top of the industry; it's been beaten by Nintendo, by Sony, by the decline of the arca... → Read More