Last week, the Super Smash Bros. version of the Nintendo 3DS XL appeared in a Walmart advertisement, which said it would be available starting September 19 in the US. Nintendo has confirmed that advertisement with an official announcement today, saying the model will be available next Friday, followed by other editions launching in October and November.
When you pick up a game or read a game review, chances are much of the focus is on the graphics and then on the gameplay (with story following at third, if there is one at all). But video game music can also make or break a game and is, more often than not, overlooked. Red Bull Music Academy is giving VGM, or video game music, a well-deserved and long overdue focus with its Diggin' In The Carts documentary.
With the slew of PS4 goodies set to arrive in the near future will come the Silver Wired Stereo Headset for the PlayStation 4, a pair of cans retailing for $69.99 USD -- a more budget-friendly option over the Gold Wireless Stereo Headset. Says Sony, the audio offering will launch this fall.
There are two types of reaction videos that are endlessly delightful: giving elderly individuals modern tech, and giving teenagers old gadgets. Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams is on-board with the latest "Teens React" video, going hands-on with the NES alongside a handful of peers.
It looks like the Super Smash Bros. Nintendo 3DS XL will be arriving in the US later this month, at least according to a Walmart advertisement that has surfaced showing the device. The ad was posted over on the Blu-ray.com forum, where it shows the device as (soon) being available online and in some stores.
Sony has introduced its new trio of Z3 devices, the Xperia Z3 flagship smartphone and its smaller sibling, the Xperia Z3 Compact, as well as the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact 8-inch slate. All three devices bring with them PlayStation 4 Remote Play, the first smartphones to offer the functionality.
Amidst the company's upcoming IFA 2014 unveils is a trio of new devices from Lenovo including two gaming PCs. With these new gadgets come a slew of Intel hardware, sleek designs, and ample promises, not the least of which is that we'll be seeing them all arrive by November of this year.
Swatting, the obnoxious prank in which a gamer calls the cops on another gamer in order to get a SWAT team sent to their house, has been growing in number. We saw one example last month, and the latest happened to well-known gamer Kootra recently (video after the jump). A report has been circulating saying the person behind the prank was sentenced to 25 years in prison -- that's a hoax, folks.