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Nintendo Switch hits stores March 3 for $299.99

Nintendo doesn’t do consoles like everyone else. Microsoft and Sony are competing with each other using traditional high-power gaming boxes that have essentially become small form factor PCs. Nintendo’s new Switch console appeals to a different kind of gamer. After ...

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Nintendo Switch launch event kicks off at 11 PM Thursday, pre-orders start Friday morning

Nintendo will unveil its Switch hardware this evening at 11 PM, with a small number of consoles up for pre-order beginning at 9 AM on Friday morning. We’ve heard a great many rumors about the platform, its capabilities, price, and ...

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The 10 most technically impressive games of 2016

After all of the knockout titles we saw the year before, 2016 had a lot to live up to. And with the launch of three major VR platforms, a half-step console released from Sony, and the rise of 4K gaming, ...

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Nvidia announces GeForce Now streaming service for PCs with pay-per-minute gaming

Nvidia’s GeForce Now service started life as GRID, a free beta service that could stream high-end PC games to Nvidia’s Shield mobile devices. In late 2015, the service was launched as GeForce Now, a Netflix-style subscription service for streaming games ...

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Can Rogue One and Call of Duty power up the PSVR?

It’s been a few months since the launch of the PlayStation VR, and the holidays were relatively quiet. We decided this slow period was a good opportunity to check-in on the state of PSVR. And since we’ve seen a few ...

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Windows 10 may get new dedicated gaming mode in upcoming Redstone 2 update

Windows 10’s upcoming Redstone 2 update (aka, “Creator’s Update,”) is expected to introduce a variety of features that at least six people will care about, including a new 3D version of MS Paint, a “My People” feature that integrates with ...

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The Nintendo Switch won’t feature a user-replaceable battery

So far, confirmed news on Nintendo’s Switch is difficult to come by. We know the chip is based on Nvidia technology, we know it’s a hybrid console, and we know it’ll feature detachable controllers. Now, we have a bit more ...

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Could Nintendo’s Switch pack 1080p or 1440p support after all?

We’ve seen a rapid reappraisal of Nintendo’s Switch hardware in recent weeks. For months, scuttlebutt pointed to a Pascal-derived product, only for multiple sources to specify that no, Maxwell and the 20nm Tegra X1 was the basis for Nintendo’s next-generation ...

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Should you buy a 4K UHD TV for the PS4 Pro?

We got our hands on the PS4 Pro back in November, and we gave it a thorough workout on a 1080p TV and the PSVR. But now that we’ve had a few weeks to test it out running on a ...

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Nvidia leaks plans for a GTX 1080 Ti and potential 980 Ti step-up option

Sometimes companies confirm product launches or new initiatives through press releases, YouTube videos, or Twitter accounts. Every now and then, they confirm them via LinkedIn job postings — and that’s what Nvidia has done with its plans for a GTX ...

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