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The rules of the Game Of Oligarchs  TechCrunch · 49 minutes
Technology shrinks the world, makes geography less relevant. People find kinship, common cause, and community on the Internet, across nations and sometimes even languages. When the Internet began to erupt, when its connections began... more
The Game Boy’s 30th anniversary: a celebration in photos  THE VERGE · 50 minutes
When our editors started talking about doing a feature for the Game Boy’s 30th anniversary, I instantly knew... more
Nintendo Labo's VR future isn't about the screen - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
My kid and I talked to Labo creator Tsubasa Sakaguchi on the present and future of Nintendo's weirdest cardboard ideas. more
The Game Boy made me a Nintendo fan, the Switch brought me back - CNET  CNET · 19 hours
The Switch perfectly captures the fun and essence of the original Game Boy and NES. more
Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago  THE VERGE · 21 hours
It’s difficult to remember a time when online media wasn’t arranged largely around memetic cultural events. On any given April 20th in recent years,... more
Notre-Dame fire: How gamers are getting 'inside' the cathedral  BBC · 1 day
Players return to a 2014 video game to visit a digital version of the cathedral, untouched by fire. more
The Nintendo Switch makes me feel like a kid with a Game Boy again - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The Switch perfectly captures the fun and essence of the original Game Boy and NES. more
Sony reveals next PlayStation details, Galaxy Fold screens are breaking video - CNET  CNET · 1 day
This week's major tech stories include a few details about Sony's next PlayStation, broken Galaxy Fold review units and Amazon and Google... more
Nintendo Switch might soon be available in China - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The gaming giant is partnering with Chinese tech company Tencent, according to Reuters. more
The best of AmazonBasics: PC accessories - CNET  CNET · 2 days
From USB hubs to gaming keyboard, we tried a wide range of AmazonBasics PC accessories to see where you can save without sacrificing quality. more
See all the Game of Thrones season 8 photos so far - CNET  CNET · 2 days
From reunions to dragon flights to horrific discoveries, let's take a spoiler-filled trip to Westeros. more
Game of Thrones season 8: All the Westeros drama, in pictures - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Joyous moments interspersed with complete bloody terror. Yep, that's how it goes in Westeros. more
Is the Nighthawk AC1900 fast enough for gaming?  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: The Nighthawk AC1900 provides a great gaming experience, especially in its price range. Wi-Fi gaming is something that has only recently become good enough for competitive games and this router... more
Better sorting for games and apps coming to Xbox One  Windows Central · 2 days
The new feature is rolling out shortly to Skip Ahead and Alpha Xbox Insiders. The way the Xbox One sorts inside My Games and Apps is somewhat frustrating,... more
Game of Thrones season 8: Cast, recaps, spoilers and theories - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Winter is here, and there are plenty of juicy theories about the battle for the Iron Throne. more
Capcom Home Arcade now has an Amazon UK link! GO Britain GO  Windows Central · 2 days
Because everything needs a retro console. Because the whole world has fallen into retro-mania, Capcom — the creator of the Street Fighter franchise as... more
This weekend, watch Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey fight Terminators  THE VERGE · 2 days
There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s... more
Only Nintendo could kill the Game Boy  THE VERGE · 2 days
The Game Boy was the most dominant line of products in the history of video games. Every iteration of Game Boy faced... more
Budget Nintendo Switch Release Date Slated for Fall 2019: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
It appears that Nintendo's oft-rumoured budget Nintendo Switch or Switch Mini has a release date primed for the Fall season of this year. more
GTA 6 Development Confirmed Via Rockstar India Ex-Employee Resume  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Grand Theft Auto 6 or GTA 6 as it's known, is in development. According to a resume of a former Rockstar India employee, it appears that the successor to GTA... more
Redmi Note 7 Pro to Get Fortnite Support, Xiaomi Says Working With Epic Games and Qualcomm  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Redmi Note 7 Pro will be getting support for Fortnite. Xiaomi is working with Epic Games... more
We now know 20 of the 40 Genesis Mini titles!  Windows Central · 2 days
This list is not finished until all 40 games are released. With the announcement of the new Sega Genesis Mini came a tease of just 10 of the... more
Sega announced another 10 games for the Genesis Mini! There's an Earthworm!  Windows Central · 2 days
There are so many games we want to see! Sega has finally done the thing we've been waiting for since the launch of the... more
Fortnite World Cup Creative Announced With $3 Million Prize Money  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Fortnite developer Epic Games has announced that it will host Fortnite World Cup Creative Trials through five events between April 29 and June 7. more
Will Borderlands 3 support cross-play?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Gearbox hasn't confirmed cross-play for Borderlands 3, but the company has stated that it's looking into it. Shooting and looting: Borderlands 3 ($60 at Amazon) What is cross-play? Cross-play or cross-platform play as it is sometimes... more
This $2,799 emulator is the fanciest retro game console around  THE VERGE · 3 days
Retro games keep resurfacing in all types of emulators, but Swedish artist and craftsman Love Hultén... more
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s stage builder unleashes the internet’s creativity  THE VERGE · 3 days
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate got a surprise update yesterday, which included a stage builder mode, a... more
Sesame Street invades Game of Thrones, Westworld for good cause - CNET  CNET · 3 days
See Elmo change the course of history in Westeros and Cookie Monster introduce the Sesame World park. more
Is Xbox One S All-Digital a good streaming box?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Yes. Since it supports 4K and HDR video streaming, the Xbox One All-Digital is a great device for streaming. However, the lack of a disc drive does mean... more
A love letter to BioWare  Windows Central · 3 days
Looking back at one of my favorite developers of all time. Dear BioWare, one of my favorite developers of all time, creator of beloved worlds loved by millions. There's millions upon millions of hours of entertainment and joy... more
Typing games are having a moment  THE VERGE · 3 days
The typing game genre was born of necessity. These games were designed to teach a new generation of computer users how to type on... more
Everything we know about the Capcom Home Arcade  Windows Central · 3 days
Because everything needs a retro console. Because the whole world has fallen into retro-mania, Capcom — the creator of the Street Fighter franchise as well as Resident Evil — has announced a... more
How the Game Boy found a new life through emulation  THE VERGE · 3 days
Emulators are a way to preserve old technology, and they’re a means for keeping games alive... more
Fortnite is getting a World Cup for creative mode, too  THE VERGE · 3 days
The finals for the Fortnite World Cup are quickly approaching, and today developer Epic announced a... more
God's Trigger is a fantastic top-down shooter that'll blow your mind  Windows Central · 3 days
If you enjoyed Hotline Miami, God's Trigger is perfect for you. Seven years ago, Hotline Miami, a fast-paced and brutally violent top-down shooter, was released to... more
How to cancel Xbox Game Pass Ultimate  Windows Central · 3 days
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate isn't yet available to everyone, but it will be at some point later in 2019. Right now, select Xbox Insiders, those in the Alpha and Skip Ahead rings specifically, are... more
Everything we about the Capcom Home Arcade  Windows Central · 3 days
Because everything needs a retro console. Because the whole world has fallen into retro-mania, Capcom — the creator of the Street Fighter franchise as well as Resident Evil — has announced a console designed... more
Xbox games releasing next week: Mortal Kombat 11, Unknown Fate, and more  Windows Central · 3 days
Be on the lookout for these titles! Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some... more
Epic Games Fortifies Account Security With Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Mandatory Email Verification to Arrive Soon  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Epic Games has rolled out Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) feature to fortify the security of user accounts, and looks... more
Artificial intelligence is helping old video games look like new  THE VERGE · 3 days
Modders are taking advantage of AI tools to update old graphics Continue reading… more
What you need to know about Xbox Game Pass Ultimate  Windows Central · 3 days
As Microsoft announces the next evolution of the Xbox Game Pass program, here's a roundup of everything we know so far. Announced on the April edition of Inside... more
Nintendo Switch China Distribution by Tencent Gets Approval  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Nintendo's Switch console has to date not been officially released in the country, home to the world's biggest video-gaming market. more
Super Smash Bros Ultimate for Nintendo Switch Finally Gets Persona 5's Joker  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch will arrive with the Mementos stage and Persona music. The Persona 5 protagonist will be... more
Iraq Parliament Bans Online Battle Games, Citing 'Negative' Influence  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Iraq's parliament on Wednesday voted unanimously to ban the popular but brutal online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for "inciting violence" in the war-torn country. more
Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2 Photos — HBO Drops 14 New Looks  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
HBO has dropped 14 images — most of them new — that provide another glimpse at Game of Thrones season... more
Ubisoft offers Assassin's Creed Unity for free following Notre-Dame tragedy  Windows Central · 3 days
Ubisoft is also donating €500,000 toward Notre-Dame's restoration efforts. Earlier this week, the world watched as one of Paris' most iconic landmarks was consumed by flames. A global... more
Notre-Dame Paris: Ubisoft Offers Assassin's Creed Game for Free  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
"We want to give everyone the chance to experience the majesty and beauty of Notre-Dame the best way we know how,” Ubisoft said on its website. more
Smaller, cheaper Nintendo Switch coming this fall before more powerful version: Nikkei  THE VERGE · 3 days
Nintendo’s rumored cheaper version of the Switch is set to be released this fall, according to a report in Japan’s Nikkei newspaper. As previously... more
Game of Thrones season 8: Release date, trailer, cast and theories - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Winter is coming, but until then we're left with reports and juicy rumors about the battle for the Iron Throne. Here's how... more
Sniper Elite V2 remaster supports Xbox Play Anywhere  Windows Central · 4 days
Pick it up next month. Sniper Elite V2 is an award-winning World War II sniping experience. You are elite United States sniper Karl Fairburne. Parachuted into Berlin amidst the Nazi's final stand,... more
God's Trigger is a fantastic top-down shooter that will blow your mind  Windows Central · 4 days
If you enjoyed Hotline Miami, God's Trigger is perfect for you. Seven years ago, Hotline Miami, a fast-paced and brutally violent top-down shooter, was... more
Fortnite’s new update lets you pet dogs (and other animals)  THE VERGE · 4 days
With its latest update, Fortnite has added a very significant feature: you can finally pet dogs.... more
The Game Boy turns 30  THE VERGE · 4 days
On April 21st, 1989, Nintendo unleashed the Game Boy on the world, forever changing video games. The unassuming gray brick may not have been a technical... more
Xbox One with no discs: 'The way forward' or 'bad timing'?  BBC · 4 days
Gamers give their verdict as Microsoft announces an "all-digital edition" of the console. more
Worse Than Death is a high school reunion from hell  THE VERGE · 4 days
High school reunions exist for adults so that they can revisit their teenage angst and compare... more
Film, TV studios filing lawsuits against Canadian BitTorrent users  CBC · 4 days
If you received a piece of registered mail from a movie studio looking to sue you for illegally... more
What is the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition price?  Windows Central · 4 days
Best answer: The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition costs $249 in the U.S. according to Microsoft's recommended retail price (RRP). Go all-digital: Xbox One S All-Digital Edition ($250 from Microsoft)... more
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The Nintendo Switch makes me feel like a kid with a Game Boy again - CNET
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Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago
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Google Stadia: How might Google’s cloud gaming platform affect the gaming phone market? [Video]
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GTA 6 Development Confirmed Via Rockstar India Ex-Employee Resume
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Chipzel has spent a decade making incredible music with Game Boys
THE VERGE
This weekend, watch Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey fight Terminators
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One of the Game Boy’s weirdest games was a Pokémon clone with infrared trading
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Here’s what it’s like when Game of Thrones’ Jason Momoa slaps you into the hospital
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HBO is teaching respect by putting Muppets on Game of Thrones and Westworld
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Artificial intelligence is helping old video games look like new
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Worse Than Death is a high school reunion from hell
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George Lucas helped direct Game of Thrones’ season 8 premiere
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Building a better Paris in Assassin's Creed Unity
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Capcom is launching a plug-and-play mini-arcade with Mega Man, Street Fighter, and more
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Microsoft livestream with rumored new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition: How to watch - CNET
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The new Razer Core X Chroma Thunderbolt 3 eGPU sports RGB, a 700W power supply, and extra ports
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Microsoft unveils disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital Edition for $249
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Game of Game of Thrones: season 8, episode 1, Winterfell
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What Arya’s new weapon could mean for Game of Thrones
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Forza Street is a new free-to-play racing game coming to Android, iOS, and PC
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