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The 3DS Dreamcast theme is the best

When you love a console, you love everything about that system. The games, the hardware, the menu theme music, the color schemes, and maybe even the noises it makes when it boots up. Hearing it triggers all kinds of good memories. That, my friends, is why the 3DS Dreamcast theme is so wonderful. In the more »

The Nintendo NX is next

The Nintendo NX is next The state of the Wii U isn’t really news. While the console has some great titles on it, as well as some forthcoming games sure to enrich the system, it’s absolutely a third place machine. The notion that Nintendo is already working on a new system, currently known as the more »

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SXSW 2015: Oculus Rift interactive porn is happening

Virtual reality devices have the potential to reshape gaming as we know it. There are also countless educational applications. But seriously, 3D porn everyone. A SXSW session slated for  5 p.m. March 14 in the Hyatt Regency Austin Ballroom will discuss the more erotic applications of virtual reality. Presenters include Brian Shuster, CEO of Utherverse, more »

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Too many Steam Machines are just overpriced consoles

The 2015 Game Developers Conference was apparently the stage Valve needed to debut the act its been rehearsing for some time. The house of Half-Life had been sitting silently on its Steam Machines for the better part of a year before the recent slew of details, which is to say nothing of the company’s newly revealed more »

Valve’s Steam Link coming in November

Valve has all kinds of interesting stuff to reveal this week. We already told you about the Vive VR device. Now Valve has announced Steam Link, a device which will allow Steam Machines, Windows PCs, Macs and Linux PCs to stream content from any PC or Steam Machine on the same home network. Pictures appeared more »

Sacred Line Genesis is a new, Genesis visual novel

Unlikely as it sounds, Sega’s Mega Drive/Genesis system has a new release in the form of Sasha Darko’s Sacred Line Genesis. A passion project, Sacred Line is a 16-bit visual novel nested between mystery and horror themes. Publisher Watermelon is backing the game, which will be sold in BITS format, “a new collectible package aimed for low quantities,” concreting its niche more »

Job Simulator is first title for the Vive VR device

We first heard about Valve and HTC’s partnership yesterday. Now Owlchemy Labs has some ideas about what we should do with the darned thing. It has revealed Job Simulator, which takes place in a future that sees most tasks done by computers. Job Simulator will allow the citizens of 2050 to experience what the good more »

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ZRRO introduces hover technology controller

Love mobile gaming, but hate only having a tiny screen to work with? Tried other Android-to-tv gadgets, only to find out they sucked? Well, the ZRRO (pronounced Zero) is supposedly the answer to all those troubles. The ZRRO box is a powerful, Android-based micro-console, and it works with the ZRRO pad, a one of a more »

5 Best Kirby Spin-offs

I’m going to level with you; for some reason, this has been a slow news week. This means being creative when it comes to creating awesome stuff for you to read that’s relevant to your interests and timely. Since Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is going to be bringing joy to the Wii U-owning masses more »

Buster Douglas’ upset of Mike Tyson earned him a Sega Genesis game

You may have seen through social media or on sports sites that Feb. 11 is the 25th anniversary of James “Buster” Douglas’ improbable knockout victory over Mike Tyson. Why am I writing about this on a gaming site? Because Sega attempted to capitalize on Douglas sudden popularity with a Genesis game, . It was worth more »

I have my doubts about my Retro Game Box

I’m not sure to whom My Retro Game Box is catering. Don’t get me wrong, I like the idea behind it. You subscribe, you’re charged your monthly $35 (plus $6 shipping outside the UK), and you receive parcels containing retro games. There’s a process in place to tell My Retro Game Box which retro consoles more »

Show and Tell: A look at SimCity (SNES)

Graham Russell and Jenni Lada jump into Nintendo’s Super NES port of SimCity, often considered a classic example of how to adapt a PC game to a console setting. Watch as we totally have our priorities straight and build a football stadium as soon as possible, construct a personal park above the lake for residents more »