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Microsoft’s HoloLens brings virtual reality to life

There are few things in life that get me as pumped up as the prospect of virtual reality. Needless to say, I had a little freak out watching clips of Microsoft’s HoloLens during today’s Windows 10 briefing. Unlike the Oculus Rift, or Project Morpheus, the HoloLens is a completely separate system. It is its own computer, more »

NES Power Glove also popular with musicians

Recently an article has been shared all over the place that talks about Robot Chicken animator Dillon Markey using a modified Nintendo Power Glove as an animation device. Most people have no idea what a Power Glove is in the first place, so here’s the low-down. The Power Glove was a controller created by Nintendo more »

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2015 Prediction: GameCube controller adapter supply/demand issues will persist

Did you know the official Wii U GameCube controller adapter was briefly back in stock at the official Nintendo Store? Yes, on January 9, 2015 it restocked for a whole 10 minutes. Disappointing, but true. Clearly, Nintendo has issues with keeping a peripheral people want in stock. Yet, instead of coming up with a permanent more »

CES 2015: The strange Mad Catz LYNX 9 is $300

One of the best parts of every CES is looking at the things coming out this year and singling out the items that seem particularly notable. The Mad Catz LYNX 9 is one of those items. It’s the company’s latest controller for PCs and Android devices and, well, this is certainly something. I mean, it’s more »

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MayFlash made a 4 port, Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter

The other day, we told you not to be dismayed about the lack of “official” Wii U GameCube controller adapters, because Play-Asia had serviceable, 3rd party ones. It was there that a commenter by the name of PayDay24654 let us know there’s an even better GameCube controller adapter out there, by the same company that more »

CES 2015: Nyko focused on the PS4 and Xbox One

When you have a new console, you tend to want things to be just right. You want to tailor your experience to your needs, which usually means getting at least one peripheral that makes it a little more your own. Fortunately for PS4 and Xbox One owners, Nyko’s CES 2015 showings are taking steps toward more »

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Play-Asia has $14 Wii U GameCube controller adapters

Nintendo wasn’t really prepared in 2014. It flubbed the launch of both Amiibos and the official, GameCube controller adapters for the Wii U. In the case of the former, rare Amiibos became impossible to find. With the latter, adapters sold out quickly and though a restock has been promised, it hasn’t happened. Fortunately, Play-Asia has more »

Technology Tell 2014 Xbox 360 Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again everyone! If you haven’t already started Christmas shopping for those special someones in your life, you’re bound to be getting started soon. We’re here to tell you all about how the Xbox 360 is still a legitimate gift to get for those someones. Sure the Xbox One has been more »

2014 Walmart Black Friday ad breaks sales into “events”

Oh Walmart, this year you’re going to try again to outdo them all. Here’s the scoop. Since Target and Best Buy decided to leak their own ads, that’s what happened with the Walmart Black Friday ad too. The store put it up online on their webpage, presumably to make things easier on all of us more »

2014 Best Buy Black Friday ad preview seems great for gamers

Time to catch a glimpse at the big one. Gather around for the 2014 Best Buy Black Friday ad preview. Best Buy has decided to leak a bit of their ad, showing what people can expect come November 27-28, 2014. It’s huge. As you gaze through the offerings of the Best Buy Black Friday ad, more »

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2014 Target Black Friday ad preview is enlightening

It’s here. We now have our (virtual) hands on the 2014 Target Black Friday ad, as the store has gone ahead and released it early. Let me assure you, it’s everything you hoped it’d be. The deals laid out in this Target Black Friday sale are fantastic. Don’t buy any games until Black Friday. Wait more »

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2014 Kmart Black Friday isn’t so good for gamers

The Kmart Black Friday ad has leaked, as has the ad for Thanksgiving Day. Don’t get too excited about these prospective deals if you’re into video games. The store has been cutting back on what titles and selection it offers, and the sales are subdued as a result. For example, the Thanksgiving Day promotions for more »