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Nintendo Switch Pro price and release date tipped

Nintendo Switch Pro price and release date tipped

This week the Nintendo Switch Pro was leaked by a French retailer with data on release dates and pricing. This information is to be taken with a grain of salt, as one whole heck of a lot of data on this next-generation console has leaked over the past several weeks. The information attained courtesy of this leak suggests this new device will be released very, very soon, for a price that's ever-so-slightly higher than the original console at launch.

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Nintendo Switch Pro reveal date tipped pre-release

Nintendo Switch Pro reveal date tipped pre-release

The latest leaked plan for Nintendo's next-generation console suggests a streamed event this week. The next Nintendo Switch is rumored to come with an advanced touchscreen display, significantly improved graphics abilities, and a new NVIDIA processor inside. A leak this week suggests that Nintendo could be ready to release this (as yet unannounced) console as early as July of 2021.

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PlayStation AI bots being made to simulate human gamers

PlayStation AI bots being made to simulate human gamers

A behind-the-scenes look at a meeting held at Sony showed a new project in the works. Sony AI is working with PlayStation to create "Game AI Agents." This is the next level beyond in-game enemies and pre-made opponents. This is more like Sony creating artificial gamers that can play with you or against you like they're real people playing at home on their real PlayStation 5 consoles.

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Developer reveals an Easter egg from the original Xbox

Developer reveals an Easter egg from the original Xbox

The very first Xbox console from Microsoft debuted in 2001. A developer who worked on that original console has now revealed an Easter egg that has remained hidden for nearly two decades. The developer who revealed the Easter egg wanted to remain anonymous and said they didn't expect the Easter egg to be found.

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This Ratchet & Clank demo made me want a PS5 all over again

This Ratchet & Clank demo made me want a PS5 all over again

The latest Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart gameplay trailer makes the PlayStation 5 look like a masterpiece. It looks so great that it's shocking this game wasn't a release title for the console. Not that the PlayStation 5 (PS5) has had any trouble selling units - it certainly hasn't - but still. The trailer you're about to see will make you want a PS5 more than you likely already want a PS5 if you don't already have one now.

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Xbox Series X and PS5 restock at Target, Best Buy, Walmart this week

Xbox Series X and PS5 restock at Target, Best Buy, Walmart this week

The time for the next PlayStation 5 (PS5), Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S restock appears to be imminent. The place is Target, and the time is tomorrow. If you're reading this on the 27th of April, 2021, you'll find Target stocking the Xbox Series X and PS5 tomorrow morning, according to inside sources. If you're hoping to find one of these next-gen consoles at Walmart, you'll do well to wait for Thursday, while Best Buy looks to have the consoles on Friday.

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PS5 software update for April 27, and what it does

PS5 software update for April 27, and what it does

There'll be a software update waiting for you if you take a peek at the settings in your PlayStation 5 this week. In the patch notes released for this update, the details are slim, but important. If you're hoping for bug fixes, you're out of luck! If you're looking for the best kind of software update - the kind that brings better performance for your device - it's your lucky day!

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Warhammer 40K game squeezes rat to control robot dog

Warhammer 40K game squeezes rat to control robot dog

Bear with me here, the following journey down this game control rabbit hole is worth the mental gymnastics. The folks at the game company Games Workshop hold the license to the game Warhammer 40,000, AKA Warhammer 40K. This game universe is best known as a tabletop game, complete with massive amounts of paint-it-yourself parts that've become more successful than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BenQ X1300i projector works with PS5 and Xbox Series X

BenQ X1300i projector works with PS5 and Xbox Series X

There's an LED gaming projector out in the world now called the BenQ X1300i, and it's made for all SORTS of devices. The BenQ X1300i has a whole bunch of ports, including X1 HDMI2.0b, HDCP2.2, another X1 HDMI2.0b, HDCP2.2 (with support for Audio Return), X1 (5V/2.5A Power, Service) USB Type-A, one RS232 (DB-9pin), a pair of audio-out ports, and a "hidden space for Android TV dongle." This is just about the most intense "gaming projector" ever made.

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Xbox Series X and S restock at Microsoft Store [UPDATE]

Xbox Series X and S restock at Microsoft Store [UPDATE]

Today Microsoft's official store restocked next-gen consoles Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S for standalone purchase. This is one of the rare moments in which the brand itself has the console(s) on sale, and available without a bundle. This is different from the Xbox All Access system, which remains available right this minute (UPDATE: Only through select retailers). UPDATE 2: Xbox Series X seems sold out again, while Xbox Series S remains in-stock.

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PlayStation 5 restock hits Amazon and Target without warning

PlayStation 5 restock hits Amazon and Target without warning

Both Amazon and Target appeared to release the Sony PlayStation 5 (PS5) without much warning, putting the next-gen console on sale to the public. It would not appear that Best Buy, Walmart, or GameStop have been gifted additional stock of the exceedingly fast-selling video game console. If either Amazon or Target follow the methods used with the most recent restocks of PS5 and Xbox Series X, there's a good chance one or both will have more stock today or tomorrow.

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Custom black Dbrand PS5 parts dare Sony to sue

Custom black Dbrand PS5 parts dare Sony to sue

Dbrand just dared Sony to sue them for making custom parts for the PlayStation 5 gaming console. This dare suggests that Dbrand is not afraid of legal action on the part of Sony due to their ever-so-slightly customized parts that make said parts (apparently) just different enough to be legal to sell. This release suggests Dbrand is familiar with a similar case (and cut from sale) of similar products in recent weeks.

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