These Star Wars Day Xbox One controllers are such a tease

Today is May 4th, which means two things. One is an ungodly number of stupid puns will be washing over the Facebooks and the Twitters whether or not you want them to, because “May the 4th be with you.” The other thing is that companies will be showcasing all sorts of Star Wars themed products more »

Nintendo apologizes for Amiibo shortages, plans to bring back old figures

We know all about Nintendo’s Amiibo troubles, and now the company’s acknowledging these issues and attempting to make amends. In a Facebook post, it apologized for the shortages of the rarer NFC figures, saying it understands “how frustrating it can be at times.” According to the post, Nintendo is increasing the manufacturing runs of Amiibo figures, more »


Toys R Us discounts amiibo, Disney Infinity, and Skylanders NFC figures

Know what sucks? When you see a great NFC figure deal, but no new toys have been released to make it worthwhile. It’s what makes Toys R Us’ latest amiibo, Disney Infinity, and Skylanders promotion a little unfortunate. I mean, there’s nothing worse than finding a price drop and not getting to take advantage of more »

Xbox 360 update supports 2TB hard drives, free multiplayer until May 3, 2015

Today’s Xbox 360 update adds support for larger external storage. USB hard drives of up to 2TB may now be used for downloads, profiles, game saves, and other data management, a post to the Major Nelson blog confirmed. USB 2.0 and 3.0 drives are supported, although the latter will only operate at 3.0 speeds. However, you more »

Star Wars Disney Infinity 3.0 is coming, leak points to August 2015

Disney Infinity is only going to get bigger with the release of Disney Infinity 3.0, and it seems the universe has enlisted the help of a few jedi. As IGN reports, a Disney Kingdom product page (now removed per Disney Interactive’s take-down order) revealed a Star Wars: Clone Wars set of figures, starring Anakin Skywalker and the dual-sabered more »

Would you pay $45 for a PlayStation watch?

Here’s a hypothetical question. In an age where you can often find a basic Pebble smartwatch for , would you pay $45 for a PlayStation watch? Apparently, Sony and Modify Watches think people would, because the two companies are teaming up for a PlayStation Watch come May 19, 2015. The idea behind Modify Watches is more »

This WarioWare: D.I.Y. amiibo game is amazing (update)

Ready for some amazing amiibo commentary? It’s not only sharp, but incredibly creative. A Reddit user by the name of Abi91 used WarioWare: D.I.Y. to perfectly capture the online amiibo shopping experience. Be careful when watching this video, though, as it may remind you of some heartbreaking experiences. In case you didn’t have the almost more »

I stuck a Skinit skin on my Vita; it’s super slick

I did something this month I don’t usually do. I put a skin on one of my gaming devices. We had the opportunity to try out some product from Skinit, a company that makes skins by order for a variety of devices, and has a ton of officially-licensed designs. I had a really bad experience more »


Toys R Us sale discounts amiibo, Skylanders, Disney Infinity, and Xbox Ones

There’s a Toys R Us sale that’s relevant to our gaming interests today. Rather, this entire week, as it’s running from April 26-May 2, 2015. If you want NFC figures, a console, or games, the store has you covered. The biggest promotion during this week’s Toys R Us sale relates to the NFC figures. We’re more »


Naruto’s greatest mystery revealed – Kakashi’s face

Ready for some super big deal, perhaps even shocking, information? Throughout the entirety of Naruto‘s run, Kakashi’s face has been hidden by his mask. It’s a running gag throughout the series, and some throw-away episodes and chapters in the anime and manga have even shown Team 7 attempting to find out what their teacher looks more »

Comic Con has its own subscription box

We currently live in an era of subscription boxes. The universe has provided us with all kinds. There’s the many pop culture boxes like Loot Crate and Nerd Block. There’s also boxes for people like me who are cooking challenged, and like to have everything spelled out for them. And who could forget the Retro more »


Western Digital My Passport X Review: Instant HDD expansion

Western Digital My Passport X Price: $139.99, though it’s available on System(s): Xbox One, PC Release Date: March 31, 2015 Publisher/Creator/Etc: Western Digital The next generation of consoles’ hard drives aren’t as impressive as the power that goes into making these systems work. Both the Xbox One and PS4 only offer 500GB hard drives, which more »