Category Archives: Consoles

Playstation Now is coming to PC

Competition is an essential part of every market, because without competition large companies dominating the market can sell inferior products and swindle customers out of their money. Continue reading Playstation Now is coming to PC

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The 3DS and other Pokemon games are more popular due to Pokemon Go

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A few weeks ago, Nintendo’s stock shot up after the success of Pokemon Go, and then plummeted after investors realized that Nintendo only owns part of the Pokemon Company, and the revenue from Pokemon Go is not going to affect its bottom line. Continue reading The 3DS and other Pokemon games are more popular due to Pokemon Go

Report: Nintendo’s upcoming NX is going to be a portable console that plugs into your TV

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It is hard to believe that Nintendo was one of the linchpins of the videogame industy, given that its Wii U has been struggling to trade punches with Sony and Microsoft’s consoles. Its only successful console on the market is the 3DS, which has been showing signs of age. Continue reading Report: Nintendo’s upcoming NX is going to be a portable console that plugs into your TV

Nintendo announces a new smaller NES (Yes, really)

That headline may make you think you have somehow traveled back to 1983, when Nintendo launched the iconic Nintendo Entertainment System. This was the console that made Nintendo the undisputable king of the console market, and was the console that brought the industry back from the Great Videogame crash of 1983. Continue reading Nintendo announces a new smaller NES (Yes, really)

The Nintendo 3DS can now run Windows 95

Some days ago, some ingenious modders exploited a vulnerability in the PS4’s browser and gained access to the system, installing Linux on it. This was a huge step forward for the homebrew community, which is in a cat and mouse chase game with the companies that make these consoles. Continue reading The Nintendo 3DS can now run Windows 95

Ingenious hobbyists mod the PS4 so that it can run Linux

Just about every gaming console has two types of community around it: One is the gaming community, which plays games, and the other, is the hobbyist community, which runs software on these consoles that they were not designed for. Continue reading Ingenious hobbyists mod the PS4 so that it can run Linux

Coleco comes back from the dead, and announces a new console

Coleco Chameleon

In most conversations around video-game consoles, you would see Sony and Microsoft’s names dropped in a lot, and to a lesser extent, Nintendo. But a few decades ago, when the console market hadn’t settled, there were several consoles on the market and there was lots of healthy competition. Continue reading Coleco comes back from the dead, and announces a new console

PS4 Remote Play support is coming to Windows and Mac OS X

One of the least used, but perhaps one of the most convenient PS4 features is Remote Play. For those who don’t know about it, it basically allows anyone with a compatible device to stream the game over WiFi or over the Internet (Unbearably slow for most connections), and play the games as if they are playing on the PS4 itself. Continue reading PS4 Remote Play support is coming to Windows and Mac OS X

Sony brings the Playstation Now service to the PS Vita and the PS TV

While Sony’s mobile business is spiraling down into more and more losses, its gaming division is doing particularly well, with its PS4 outselling the competition two to one.¬† Continue reading Sony brings the Playstation Now service to the PS Vita and the PS TV

Dark Souls 3 announced: The last installment in the series

Dark Souls 3 Officially Announced, Will Be Last Dark Souls Game

Dark Souls is a game that is known for its brutality, for its difficulty. At a time when game developers are trying to dumb things down for reaching larger audiences, Miyazaki decided to make the toughest game there ever was, and out popped Dark Souls.

The sequel was almost as good, and Miyazaki release Continue reading Dark Souls 3 announced: The last installment in the series