Category Archives: Gaming

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

Pokemon Go craze makes Nintendo $7.5 billion more valuable

When you look at market trends, it has been proven time and time again that brands recognized and adored by consumers inspire higher brand loyalty and products attached to these brands are often more successful than the same products attached to less recognizable brands. Continue reading Pokemon Go craze makes Nintendo $7.5 billion more valuable

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)

Report: Nintendo may be making a controller for smartphones

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Nintendo is probably the oldest gaming console company that still has hardware on the market, and that’d pretty incredible. Think about it, Nintendo weathered the market’s ups, downs and crashes, and withstood strong competition from Atari, Sega and the like, all of whom are either defunct or have pivoted into software.  Continue reading Report: Nintendo may be making a controller for smartphones

Oculus backs down and removes DRM that prevents Vive from playing Oculus games

When the Oculus Rift launched on Kickstarter a few years ago, it was promised to be a product that would pioneer Virtual-reality. The startup behind it made it clear early on that it is more focused in making  Virtual-reality more popular rather than making money, and that competition could actually help it achieve that goal. Continue reading Oculus backs down and removes DRM that prevents Vive from playing Oculus games

A day before Microsoft’s E3, the Xbox One Slim leaks in pictures

The PS3 and the Xbox 360 held on for over a decade, holding the mantle and cementing their place in history with one of the longest console lifespans. Continue reading A day before Microsoft’s E3, the Xbox One Slim leaks in pictures

Report: Samsung is making a controller for the Gear VR

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The mobile Virtual-Reality experience isn’t exactly elegant for the most part, with the Google Cardboard being just a cardboard box with a few lenses. With that sort of technology, you wouldn’t expect mobile VR to be useful, or even popular, but the promise of virtual-reality has been such that it has been able to transcend the barriers of technology and has managed to be fun even on the Cardboard, and has proven to be popular among consumers. Continue reading Report: Samsung is making a controller for the Gear VR

NVIDIA’s GTX 1080: Double the performance, half the price

When it comes to building a PC, often the most money is spent ont he graphics card, and for good reason. A good graphics card is the main driver of a PC’s performance, because all other metrics have stopped making huge leaps several years ago.  Continue reading NVIDIA’s GTX 1080: Double the performance, half the price

Stick a Desktop Graphics Card in your Laptop with the Razer Core

Gaming Laptops have always been a bit of an odd lot: In the beginning, they were too large to be called a laptop, and over the years they have evolved from heavily accentuated monsters to slick ultrabooks. Continue reading Stick a Desktop Graphics Card in your Laptop with the Razer Core