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Nintendo’s next big multi-screen idea is infinitely flexible

Nintendo’s next big multi-screen idea is infinitely flexible

Nintendo may be riding high on Switch success right now, but if its new multi-screen game system patent is anything to go by, it could have even more outlandish designs in the pipeline. The console-maker has always been eager to push the limits of device design, after all: witness not only the Switch, with its docking station for both handheld and living room use, but the tablet-like Wii U before it.

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Sega unveils Mega Drive Mini console in Japan

Sega unveils Mega Drive Mini console in Japan

Almost everyone knows how popular Nintendo's NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition have been over the last two years, with the miniature, pre-loaded consoles selling out almost as soon as they hit shelves. It seems Sega has finally wised up and decided to get in on the trend, as the Japanese game company has unveiled the "Mega Drive Mini," a tiny version of its iconic 16-bit console — known as the Genesis in the US.

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God of War gameplay: 15 minutes of GLORY

God of War gameplay: 15 minutes of GLORY

Today Sony released a whopping 15 minutes of gameplay for God of War 2018 - aka God of War PS4. This game is a whole new world for our best buddy Kratos, in gameplay, in weaponry, and in mythology. This game is no longer played with a fixed-camera point of view, instead opting for over-the-shoulder free camera action. And there's no more double-chained blades - SHOCK.

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Ataribox becomes Atari VCS with new pre-order details

Ataribox becomes Atari VCS with new pre-order details

The Ataribox has been fascinating gamers ever since it was first announced. Seemingly part retro console and part modern platform, the Ataribox is still shrouded in mystery. We appear to be getting closer to the date that Atari will give the system an official reveal, as today, it's been given a proper name: Atari VCS.

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Nintendo Switch emulator yuzu launched by Citra devs

Nintendo Switch emulator yuzu launched by Citra devs

Like any other new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch has its fair share of exclusives you won’t find anywhere else. And as with any other console, there will be gamers interested in those titles but not in the hardware at all. For better or worse, legal or (often) not, emulation is their go-to solution. It was really only a matter of time before a Nintendo Switch emulator popped up. But while this new yuzu experimental emulator is indeed a real thing, don’t plan on doing much with it just yet.

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GPD WIN 2 Windows handheld console sells out fast on Indiegogo

GPD WIN 2 Windows handheld console sells out fast on Indiegogo

How do you know when you have a winning product? When over 1,000 people collectively raise more than half a million dollars for a $600 product from a company that many have already complained about in the past for their late deliveries and lack of communication. Those seem to be inadequate to deter PC gamers from getting their hands on the GPD WIN 2, which promises no gaming laptop could: gaming on the go, even while standing up.

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XBOOK ONE X laptop mod offers keyboard option, bigger screen

XBOOK ONE X laptop mod offers keyboard option, bigger screen

EdsJunk has been making and offering mods of nearly every Xbox and PlayStation generation, turning them into portable versions of themselves. Depending on your definition of "portable". But while the modder calls them "laptops", they're really only laptops in their clamshell form. With the new XBOOK ONE X, however, the mod comes close to actually being a laptop. Now the hulking briefcase turned semi-portable Xbox One X includes a laptop-sized keyboard, but only if you ask for it.

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Ataribox pre-order launch delayed at the last minute

Ataribox pre-order launch delayed at the last minute

Earlier in the week, Atari announced that pre-orders for its Ataribox console would go live on December 14. That day is now here, but those Ataribox pre-orders are nowhere in sight, so what gives? As it turns out, the launch of those pre-orders has been delayed.

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PS VR DOOM VFR bundle brings headset, camera and game next month

PS VR DOOM VFR bundle brings headset, camera and game next month

Sony has taken the wraps off its new PlayStation VR DOOM VFR bundle, giving DOOM fans a new way to get in on the action in the most immersive way possible. The bundle, as its name indicates, gives buyers the PS VR, the console's virtual reality headset, the PS Camera, plus a copy of the DOOM VFR and a PS VR demo disc.

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Nintendo said to double Switch production to 30M in 2018

Nintendo said to double Switch production to 30M in 2018

Since the Nintendo Switch was release earlier this year, it's turned into one of the company's biggest hardware hits in quite some time. The console/handheld hybrid is already well on its way to topping the total lifetime sales of the Wii U within its first year. The Switch has been in such demand that Nintendo has had to increase production more than once so far, and a new report indicates that as many as 25 to 30 million units could be coming in 2018.

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Homemade Nintendo Switch runs on Raspberry Pi, plays all your retro games

Homemade Nintendo Switch runs on Raspberry Pi, plays all your retro games

If you want to enjoy the experience of playing classic Nintendo games on modern gaming hardware, your choices are either to buy a Nintendo Switch, and hope the company sells the games you want via its digital store, or buy the new SNES Classic. Modder Tim Lindquist has combined the best of those two options with a homemade take on the Switch that runs any classic game imaginable via a Raspberry Pi.

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New Xbox One S bundles include Rocket League, Minecraft, and Halo

New Xbox One S bundles include Rocket League, Minecraft, and Halo

We're still in the midst of October, but the holiday shopping season will soon be here, and Microsoft has gotten an early jump on things for those planning on buying an Xbox One this year. The company has announced four new console bundles that include a popular game and its DLC or other digital content, along with a white 500GB Xbox One S and a wireless controller.

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