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Fortnite on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X side-by-side comparison

Fortnite on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X side-by-side comparison

Massively popular battle royale game Fortnite is now available on the Nintendo Switch, and some frustrating news for PS4 users aside, it's a pretty exciting arrival. The game brings the full Fortnite experience, including fort building, of course, but some have expressed concerns over the quality. Turns out, it's not so bad.

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PlayStation 5 may use AMD hardware made specifically for Sony

PlayStation 5 may use AMD hardware made specifically for Sony

This week we're seeing another rumor claiming Sony is working closely with AMD on hardware for its upcoming PlayStation sequel, a console currently (and unofficially) being called the PlayStation 5. According to the cited sources, the PS5 may feature AMD's Zen and Navi architectures, the latter of which, the sources claim, was created specifically for Sony's console needs.

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Next-gen Xbox “Scarlet” said to be gaming device family

Next-gen Xbox “Scarlet” said to be gaming device family

The next-gen Xbox will be a family of new consoles, not just a single successor to the Xbox One X, as the rumor mill works its magic as the backdrop to E3 2018. Although Microsoft launched a new Xbox only last year, work is unsurprisingly underway on its replacement, with an aggressive roadmap for just when we could see fresh gaming hardware hit shelves.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate trailer has FULL roster

Super Smash Bros Ultimate trailer has FULL roster

There are so many characters in Nintendo Switch's Super Smash Bros Ultimate that your head will spin. Every single character from the original Super Smash Bros game series appears to be in this game. That's all the characters, N64, Wii, and so forth. That includes DLC characters, too - it's nuts!

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New Super Mario Party trailer uses more than one Nintendo Switch

New Super Mario Party trailer uses more than one Nintendo Switch

The primary reason for owning a Nintendo Switch just changed again, as a trailer for a new Mario Party was revealed at E3 2018. This game is set to challenge multiple players to the same game in the same living room - just as it was with previous Mario Party titles, but now there's a mobile element. And I don't mean mobile like "on your phone."

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Xbox Adaptive Controller accessibility gamepad goes up for preorder

Xbox Adaptive Controller accessibility gamepad goes up for preorder

Microsoft unveiled its Xbox Adaptive Controller, an accessibility controller, last month following a big leak. That same controller is now available to preorder from the company, though it still won't be shipping to buyers until September. Not familiar with the controller? Here's everything you need to know.

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Atari VCS smashes pre-order goal on first day of crowdfunding campaign

Atari VCS smashes pre-order goal on first day of crowdfunding campaign

After a bit of a delay, Atari VCS pre-orders went live earlier today. Atari chose to launch its pre-order campaign through Indiegogo, and though we initially had some reservations about the crowdfunding angle, it seems that the gaming public in general isn't bothered by it. We're just a few hours out from the Atari VCS launch on Indiegogo, and already the campaign has blown past its initial goal.

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The Intellivision is about to make a comeback

The Intellivision is about to make a comeback

Given the fevered response to Nintendo's NES Classic and SNES Classic, it isn't all that surprising to see companies looking to revive classic gaming brands. Atari is doing just that with its upcoming console, the VCS, and now it looks like Intellivision will be making a comeback as well. The console's return is being headed by composer Tommy Tallarico, who has become a familiar figure in the world of video games over the past couple of decades.

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NEOGEO mini celebrates SNK’s 40 years with 40 classic games

NEOGEO mini celebrates SNK’s 40 years with 40 classic games

There are two trends that seem to still be going strong in the gaming market: nostalgia and miniaturization. The unsurprising success of the NES mini, followed by the SNES mini, has undoubtedly given console and arcade cabinet makers of old some confidence that their loyal fans not only still exist but are also very willing to throw some cash in the name of nostalgia and history. Japanese game company SNK is definitely hoping so. To celebrate the company's 40th anniversary, it is announcing a shrunken down version of its NEOGEO (Neo Geo) arcade cabinet called, what else, the NEOGEO mini.

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Xbox One X custom Black Panther edition raffle starts

Xbox One X custom Black Panther edition raffle starts

It's a great time to be a comic book fan, especially if you sling towards a particular franchise. The success of the third Avengers film feels like a fitting tribute to ten years of Marvel Studios films. But even before Infinity War, Black Panther was already breaking records and making history. Now you have the chance to take home a piece of that legacy in the form of a custom-made Black Panther Xbox One X. That is, if the blessing of Bast is on you.

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Atari VCS pre-sales open next month: Here’s our biggest question

Atari VCS pre-sales open next month: Here’s our biggest question

We're inching ever closer to the release date of the Atari VCS. Though Atari has yet to announce when we can expect the console to actually arrive, today the company did let us know when we'll be able to pre-order the device. Last month, Atari promised to share a pre-order date at some point in April, and it's meeting that self-imposed deadline today with just hours to spare.

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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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