Long ago, in a living room far, far away, games like Donkey Kong Jr., Frogger, Laser Blast, Joust, Pac-Man, Q-bert, Centipede, Burgertime, and Dig Dug ruled our every waking moment. Pixilated characters beeped their way across our TV screens as we challenged our friends and families to a match on our Atari 2600, Atari 7800 ProSystem, Magnavox Odyssey, ColecoVision, and Astrocade game console systems.
Christmas comes but once a year.
Tales of racy pictures on gadget gifts come slightly more often.
A Virginia father says that his 8-year-old son received a Christmas surprise when he and his friends took pictures of themselves with his new Nintendo DS.
He found a dozen pornographic images in a file that had been put there by someone else.
As WJLA-TV reports, the boy's dad, Tom Mayhew says he bought the device at Walmart.
"It was a shocker because we had the family here and there were a lot of kids here. The kids were the ones … Read more
If you can't get on to the Nintendo eShop to download games or updates for your game console, don't panic. Nintendo is taking the store offline to fix connectivity problems that cropped up over the last few days. The eShop will be unavailable from December 27 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT to December 28 at 4 a.m. ET/1 a.m. PT.
Will 2014 be the year when next-generation consoles hit their stride? The following 12 months after a console launch are always very telling, but for now all we can do is wait.
Putting the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 aside, there's still plenty of gas left in the tanks of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. We're still very much in the middle of their respective golden ages, and a lot of the games on this list will see releases on those platforms as well.
If there's anything I've learned from doing this list for the … Read more
So you've tuned in to Ask the Experts and you've learned all about the features (or lack thereof) inside these next-generation consoles. But what about choosing the machine that's right for you? In this season finale, Jeff and Peter discuss the pros and cons of owning the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 to help you make a more educated decision for yourself.
Samsung's GamePad, a controller that's designed to make it easier to play games on mobile devices, will come in a bundle, a new leak suggests.
The folks over at All About Samsung in Germany on Thursday released a leaked image of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Game Edition. The bundle includes a Galaxy Tab 3 8.0, HDMI adapter, and the GamePad. According to All About Samsung, the price has not been announced.
So you had your fill of the best games 2013 had to offer and now you're itching for the other side of the fence. That's where this list of the most disappointing games of 2013 has you covered.
2013 was home to a handful of titles that didn't live up to the hype, but only a select few can really be labeled as the most disappointing.
Xbox Entertainment Studios has teamed with a documentary production team for a series of film-length documentaries that will air exclusively on the Xbox One and Xbox 360.
The production company, Lightbox, is helmed by two-time Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn ("Searching for Sugar Man" and "Man on Wire"), and Emmy-winning producer Jonathan Chinn (FX's "30 Days" and PBS' "American High").
According to the Chinns, the film series will revolve around "the extraordinary events and characters that have given rise to the Digital Age." … Read more
So you've got your shiny, brand-new PS4 and you're thinking about swapping out the system's built-in 500GB hard drive. Is it worth putting in a larger-capacity drive? How about a solid-state drive? Find out if it's really worth tweaking in this episode of Ask the Experts.
The first round of Ask the Experts wraps up tomorrow, so be sure to check back then!
Valve's Steam Machine is only beta and only 300 kits have been released so far. But the folks over at iFixit got their hands on one, and as they've done with so many other devices, decided to tear it down to see what's under the hood.
The Steam Machine, which aims at bringing PC games to the living room through the television, scored a high score in iFixit's teardown, with a 9 out of 10 for repairability. The device was given high marks for being "designed to be opened and worked on," and actually … Read more