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Retailers reveal the price of the Nintendo Switch

We learned a bit more about the features of the upcoming Nintendo Switch recently, such as its 6.2-inch touchscreen and apparent 4GB of RAM. But one of the most important pieces of information, and many people’s deciding factor when it…

Nintendo NES Classic goes on sale today, but getting one will be hard

The NES Classic is as good as retro gaming gets, and it's coming to stores today (Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Gamestop and Target) however retailers on- and offline are not accepting pre-orders and are warning of very limited supply. For $60 the tiny console comes packing 30 popular titles including Super Mario Bros. 1-3, Metroid, Mega Man 2, and The Legend of Zelda. Good luck in your hunt!

MSI VR One PC-in-a-backpack goes up for pre-order

Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive offer the most visually impressive virtual reality experiences available right now thanks to the powerful PCs running them. But for room-scale VR such as what’s offered by the Vive, being…

You can now play Mass Effect 2 and 3 on Xbox One

One of the Xbox One's best features is its backwards compatibility support. Gamers who don't own an Xbox 360 can purchase and play an enormous collection of older titles through the Xbox One, and those that do own 360 games…

Long Live the Mouse and Keyboard, a Great Way to Control Video Games

A year or so ago I moved my gaming PC away from the TV and upstairs to my desk. I got a monitor that’s better than that TV. So, I decided to start using a mouse and keyboard again. I’m not really to the point where I obsess over DPI or key resistance or anything like that. I’ve found a pretty standard setup, and I stick with it. It’s still been interesting returning to the mouse and keyboard fold after so many years away. Here’s what I’ve learned.

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