Sony, Microsoft and the Battle for Television

One of the Xbox One’s biggest advantages over the PS4 is on the verge of being challenged. At the Consumer Electronics Show last week, Sony revealed its intentions to release a live television, DVR and on-demand video service that will be available on over 70 million current Sony devices around the world. Based on this more »


Your Xbox Wants to Sell You a GoPro

A dedicated GoPro app will be released for Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2014. The channel is going to show videos chosen from GoPro that depicts the cameras being used in different outdoor situations. In addition to those videos, the app will give viewers the option to purchase GoPro cameras and accessories directly from more »


CES 2014: That Nyko PS4 PowerPak is a Godsend

You guys, you won’t believe this, but Nyko has made the even better! It’s fixed the only problem the PS4 controller has by introducing the PS4 PowerPak at CES 2014. It’s like the 3DS and Wii U GamePad PowerPaks, in that you clip it on and immediately extend your battery life. That’s the DualShock 4’s more »


CES 2014: Klipsch Shows 2 PS4 Headsets

It’s CES 2014, which means its the week of various gaming peripherals. Which isn’t all bad, because it means we get to see new items that may make our gaming lives easier, like ‘s PS4 headsets. Which are actually Klipsch’s general gaming headsets, since they are also compatible with the PS3, PC, and Xbox 360, more »


CES 2014: The Maingear Spark Steam Machine Steam Box is Adorable

We finally have some idea of what a Steam Box will look like, with numerous Steam Machines debuting at CES 2014, but they’re still a mystery. No one knows which one will be best, most practical, or most amazing. However, I think we can already all decide on which one is most adorable. It’s the more »


CES 2014: Console War Update: Over 3 Million Xbox Ones, 4.2 Million PS4s Sold in 2013

How the latest console war going? Let’s check the scoreboard! Sales figures have come in for 2013 for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and they were shared just in time for CES 2014. Spoilers – the PS4 is winning for the moment. Since the PS4 is winning, let’s start with them. Sony has more »

CES 2014: Bolt II is a $1,899 Steam Machine SFF PC

Brace yourself, everyone, because I’m about to try and explain a pretty amazing and complicated Steam Box that I barely understand. CES 2014 is the year of the Steam Machine, and it looks like Digital Storm’s Bolt II Steam Machine may just be the cadillac of Steam Boxes. It isn’t just a machine you can more »

CES 2014: NVIDIA Tegra K1 promises PS4 quality graphics on your mobile device

We’ve heard about console-quality graphics on smartphones and tablets before, but these claims are rarely specific. At CES 2014 this week, NVIDIA started things off by revealing the Tegra K1, it’s upcoming mobile processor with a 192-core GPU. Sure the numbers sound fancy, but what got my attention was NVIDIA’s assertion that this processor can more »

CES 2014: CyberPowerPC showing off its Steam Machine Steam Box

Typically, CES isn’t an event for gamers to get really excited about, because most of the video game announcements deal with peripherals. CES 2014 is different, as this year we’re seeing some Steam Box models at the show. To start, CyberPowerPC is coming forward with its Steam Machine, its series of custom-built Steam Boxes. The more »


Wake-up Club lets you start the day with strangers

You know, I’ve always wanted to start my day with 12 people I’ve never met before. Fortunately, Sony has magically heard my secret and unvoiced desire and delivered Wake-up Club. Though Wake-up club was first revealed in April 2012, it decided to sleep in until 2013. Sony had it at its CES 2013 booth, however, more »

NVIDIA Project Shield is the next console war loser

We were certainly hoping to glean some info about upcoming consoles at CES 2013, but NVIDIA’s Project Shield was not what we expected. The company best known for making computer chips wants into the intensely competitive portable gaming market. Its entrant is a bizarre hybrid of PC and Xbox 360 controller. Seriously, if this thing more »


CES 2013: Nyko Power Pak for Wii U is a godsend

Nintendo sucks when it comes to providing batteries for its latest generation of products. The stock 3DS battery life is between three and five hours and the stock Wii U GamePad battery life is between two and four hours, which is just ridiculous. Fortunately, Nyko stepped up and at CES 2013 announced the Power Pak more »