Author Archives: Eric Abent


Tobii launches Eye Tracker 4C, adds simultaneous head tracking

Tobii launches Eye Tracker 4C, adds simultaneous head tracking

In a world where we're knee-deep in VR headets, Tobii is going in a different direction with its Eye Tracker 4C. Like VR headsets, the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C is meant to make your gaming experiences a bit more immersive. The difference, however, comes in what the Eye Tracker does and how much it costs.

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Nintendo Switch reveal: Six burning questions that need answers

Nintendo Switch reveal: Six burning questions that need answers

Nintendo's Switch reveal trailer actually had a lot of hidden details in it, but it didn't come close to answering all of the questions we have. There's so much left to discover about the device, and the answers to those questions could determine whether the Switch sinks or swims. While we wait for Nintendo to share the next morsel of information about the Switch, here are six burning questions we have about the company's latest console.

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Red Dead Redemption 2’s first trailer has arrived – watch it here

Red Dead Redemption 2’s first trailer has arrived – watch it here

Like clockwork, the first trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 has arrived. Just like it said it would, Rockstar has released the first teaser trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 only a few days after officially announcing the game. Between this trailer and the announcement of the Nintendo Switch, it's already a pretty big day for the gaming world.

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Nintendo Switch games revealed: release titles you’ll need

Nintendo Switch games revealed: release titles you’ll need

Now that the Switch reveal is in the books, it's time to talk about the most important thing: release titles. While it's impossible to know which Switch titles will be available right launch and which will be releasing within the critical first six months of the console's lifespan, we already have a decent idea of what to expect. That's thanks to a number of pre-reveal leaks and Nintendo's own footage from the Switch reveal trailer.

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Nintendo NX revealed as Nintendo Switch, a hybrid cartridge-based console

Nintendo NX revealed as Nintendo Switch, a hybrid cartridge-based console

As promised, Nintendo has revealed the NX at long last, showing off the console in a new three-minute trailer and giving it a new name: Nintendo Switch. Nintendo is ready to leave the Wii branding behind as it launches this console, and it turns out that most of the pre-reveal rumors we heard are true. Most importantly, the Switch will be a cartridge-based hybrid console.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage – three new trailers you want to see

Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage – three new trailers you want to see

Nintendo has delivered a whole slew of new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage this morning. These new trailers, of which there are three in total, come just ahead of the company's planned NX debut. They're giving us our most extensive look at the game since it was announced at E3 earlier this year, so if you've been looking forward to Breath of the Wild, you'll definitely want to check them out.

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Pokemon producer Masuda shares his thoughts on fan games

Pokemon producer Masuda shares his thoughts on fan games

If you're a Pokemon fan, chances are you know of the doomed Pokemon Uranium, a fan game that was released earlier this year. After being in development for a whopping nine years, Pokemon Uranium got a lot of attention when it was released - and not all of it positive. As expected, it was only a matter of weeks before the game was taken down by Nintendo, which was looking to protect its intellectual property.

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ExoMars TGO enters orbit around Mars, lander status currently unknown

ExoMars TGO enters orbit around Mars, lander status currently unknown

It would appear that the European Space Agency's ExoMars mission is - at least in part - successful. The Agency announced today that its ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has entered orbit around the red planet, after the 139-minute long burn needed to be captured by Mars' gravity. That means one important part of the mission has been finished and passed with flying colors, but the other part of the mission remains.

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OPPO R9s official: here’s what’s changing

OPPO R9s official: here’s what’s changing

OPPO has announced the follow up to its R9 smartphone, today revealing the R9s. There are a few different improvements to cover, but the most important may be the addition of a new Sony sensor. The OPPO R9s will be outfitted with a Sony IMX398 sensor, which OPPO says will be exclusive to its device.

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Facebook Recommendations aim to enlist friends to assist

Facebook Recommendations aim to enlist friends to assist

The Facebook feature train keeps on rolling, with the company today introducing friend recommendations and revamping the Events page. On top of that, the number of options users have when interacting with local businesses is increasing. In short, there are a lot of changes being made with the intention of making Facebook the only place you ever have to visit on the internet.

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Pokemon Sun and Moon say goodbye to HMs

Pokemon Sun and Moon say goodbye to HMs

Yesterday, a YouTube user by the name of Kaphotics shared the details of a datamine that had been carried out on the Pokemon Sun and Moon demo. Kaphotics is back today with more information, revealing some rather game-changing details about the new Pokemon titles. Fair warning: those who want to avoid spoilers may not want to continue further.

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Netgear’s Nighthawk X10 claims to be ‘world’s fastest router’

Netgear’s Nighthawk X10 claims to be ‘world’s fastest router’

Netgear has introduced its new Nighthawk X10 router today, and it sounds about as premium as you can get. The company is saying that not only is the Nighthawk X10 the world's fastest router, but it's also the first geared toward media streaming. Make no mistake, those hefty claims translate to a high asking price, with Netgear pricing the Nighthawk X10 at $499.99.

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