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Fortnite Is So Massive, It’s Propping Up Console Gaming Revenue Single-Handedly

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Heard of Fortnite? The massively popular Battle Royale shooter (which didn’t begin life as a BR-style game at all) cleared the $ 1B revenue mark ...

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Nintendo Won’t Bring Virtual Console to the Switch, Plans Online Service

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ever since Nintendo launched the Wii, it’s brought a version of its Virtual Console service to all of its handhelds and living room consoles. The ...

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Here’s How the Inside of Your Gaming Console Really Works

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Whether you own a Nintendo Switch, a PS4 Pro, or an Xbox One X, you’ve got a platform capable of playing new, cutting-edge games — ...

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Modder Wires Iconic 1970 TV Up for Modern PC, Console Gaming

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The 1970s were a deeply confusing time. Formica countertops were everywhere, shag carpet was popular, dark wood paneling (combined with shag carpeting) conspired to make ...

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Nintendo reportedly working on SNES Classic Edition console

Nintendo broke the hearts of many retro gaming fans last week when it announced the NES Classic Edition had been discontinued. It came as quite a shock, because not only was the NES Classic Edition extremely popular, it was in ...

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The Switch is Nintendo’s fastest-selling console ever, but don’t assume it will continue to hold that title

According to Nintendo, the Switch’s sales on Friday and Saturday broke every record at Nintendo for the fastest, best-selling launch ever. Meanwhile, the new Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild set its own records for the bestselling title not ...

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Nintendo announces Nvidia-powered Switch hybrid game console

The long wait for details on Nintendo’s next console is finally over. The upcoming Switch (previously known as the Nintendo NX) was officially announced today with a three-minute gameplay video that focused on the system’s portability, upcoming game library, and ...

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The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better?

For decades, consoles have had one significant advantage over PCs: simplicity. While this has changed somewhat in recent years, thanks to increased console complexity and capabilities undreamed of in the days of the NES, consoles have still been marketed and ...

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Nintendo’s upcoming NX console may use cartridges instead of discs

Optical discs have ruled console game distribution for decades, but recent trademark filings from Nintendo and a memory supplier report from earlier this year suggest that the company may be shaking things up with NX console. Nintendo is rumored to ...

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Sony confirms upgraded PlayStation 4, but won’t show new console at E3

For months, the rumor mill has churned with predictions that Sony would launch a new, higher-end PlayStation 4 system with improved graphics, potentially larger storage, and possibly support for UltraHD (aka 4K) Blu-ray discs. Now the company has confirmed these ...

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