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Marvel’s New VR Game Lets You Kick Ass as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

Marvel Powers United VR makes one of your wildest dreams come true. You and three friends can all team up and fight the forces of evil, in real time, as your favorite superheroes. If you and three friends all have an Oculus Rift of course.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Playstation’s VR Gun Is a Deeply Satisfying New Way to Slaughter Aliens

I played a lot of make-believe as a child. I’d take my dad’s spare gun holster and draw guns made of air from it, or steal my sister’s cape, emblazoned with an S for her first name, and fly around like Superman. But you reach a point where making pew pew noises becomes gauche. So […]

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Use Sugru to Keep Your Expensive Gaming Equipment Safe From Kids’ Sticky Hands

Kids and electronics usually don’t mix. I have more than one broken headphone jack and a missing iPod thanks to my siblings. With my family visiting this week, my younger sister will be looking for something controller-shaped to play with and promptly demolish. So I’m prepping my living room’s game controllers for the…Read more… Continue […]

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These Crowdfunded Nintendo Switch Docks Sure Look Like Rebranded USB-C Adapters

The Nintendo Switch seems like it could be the perfect portable gaming console—were it not for the bulky dock required to connect it to a TV. That’s why gamers have gotten excited about a pair of compact Switch HDMI adapters currently being crowdfunded, but you might be better off spending your money elsewhere.Read more… Continue […]

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Genre-Blending Genius Edgar Wright Talks Ant-Man, Baby Driver and Grand Theft Auto

At first glance, Baby Driver doesn’t look like it uses genre conventions in the way that Edgar Wright’s other works have. While you can easily see the homages to zombie horror and paranoid sci-fi in Shaun of the Dead and World’s End, the fusion at the heart of Baby Driver’s DNA is initially more elusive […]

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The NES30 Pro Is the Perfect Portable Controller for the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo put a great deal of thought into the design of the Switch with the exception of the alternative Pro Controller, which feels like an afterthought. It might be official, and a perfect way to play Nintendo Switch games on a TV, but it comes with a steep price tag, and a bulky design that […]

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Super Nintendo Classic Edition Arrives September 29th With 21 Games [Updated]

After the insanely successful NES Classic Edition completely sold out until Nintendo inexplicably stopped making it, the company is following up with a miniature version of the Super Nintendo that will come bundled with 21 classic 16-bit games including Super Mario World and F-Zero.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Playing Super Mario Bros. in Real Life Is How Video Games Will Finally Get You Off Your Ass

If Microsoft wants a guaranteed way to sell a million Hololens augmented reality headsets, it should listen to Abhishek Singh and pitch the hardware as the ultimate way to get in shape by playing the first level of Super Mario Bros. in real life. Unlike the Wii’s balance board accessory, this might actually help you…Read […]

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I Can’t Wait to Play This Nintendo Switch Battery

The Nintendo Switch is a tiny console with tiny controllers all powered by tiny batteries with tiny capacities. Charging is just part of life with the Switch, which is why it’s spawned hundreds of power accessories, including this portable battery that looks like the most boring Switch game you can play.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Microsoft’s AI Just Shattered the Ms. Pac-Man High Score

According to Twin Galaxies, the official high score for the arcade version of Ms. Pac-Man belongs to Abdner Ashman, with 933,580 points. Or at least it did, before an artificial intelligence developed by Microsoft achieved the maximum possible score for the game, 999,990.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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This SNES-Style Nintendo Switch Controller Is Designed to Play 32 Years of Games

Nintendo’s recently-announced classic games service will eventually bring your favorite 8-bit and 16-bit titles to the Switch. And when it finally launches, 8Bitdo’s new SNES30 Pro controller looks like it could be the perfect way to play everything from the original NES’ Super Mario Bros., to the Switch’s Zelda:…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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This SNES-Style Nintendo Switch Controller Is Designed to Play 32 Years of Games

Nintendo’s recently-announced classic games service will eventually bring your favorite 8-bit and 16-bit titles to the Switch. And when it finally launches, 8Bitdo’s new SNES30 Pro controller looks like it could be the perfect way to play everything from the original NES’ Super Mario Bros., to the Switch’s Zelda:…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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What You Should Know About Mr. Negative, the Villain of Spider-Man’s Amazing New Video Game

During Sony’s presentation at E3 last night, we got an extended look at Insomniac’s upcoming Spider-Man game for the PS4, out sometime next year. In addition to giving us a brief glimpse of both Peter Parker and Miles Morales, Spider-Man also introduced a relatively new villain you may not be familiar with: Mr.…Read more… Continue […]

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This Tiny Dock Finally Makes the Nintendo Switch Truly Portable

The Nintendo Switch is the perfect console for taking your games on the road, but if you want to connect it to a hotel TV for big screen gaming while traveling, you’ll need to make room for its clunky dock in your suitcase. It’s arguably the worst-designed part of the Switch, but third-party companies like […]

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This Tiny Dock Finally Makes the Nintendo Switch Truly Portable

The Nintendo Switch is the perfect console for taking your games on the road, but if you want to connect it to a hotel TV for big screen gaming while traveling, you’ll need to make room for its clunky dock in your suitcase. It’s arguably the worst-designed part of the Switch, but third-party companies like […]

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Gamers Love Nostalgia, So Someone Is Bringing Back the Original Xbox’s Gigantic Controllers

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition, which was nearly impossible to find from its initial release right up until the company stopped making it, proved gamers are hungry for nostalgia. But has 16 years been long enough for Microsoft fans to feel similarly nostalgic for the original Xbox’s gigantic controllers?Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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