LEGO Dimensions gets Joker, Harley Quinn, Doc Brown and more in ‘Great Scott!’ trailer

More dimensions for LEGO Dimensions: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today (May 20, 2015) revealed more of the characters that will be included in the forthcoming NFC crossover. On the DC front we’ve got Joker, Harley Quinn, Aquaman and Bane. These four come on the heels of Batman and Superman, boosting the game’s DC lineup to six more »

World of Warcraft is hosting a selfie contest

I don’t know how all of you feel, dear readers, but when Blizzard announced the addition of their S.E.L.F.I.E. camera to World of Warcraft back in January 2015, I thought it was ridiculously corny. The item, which is awarded from a level 100 Garrison mission, allows players to literally take selfies of their characters while more »

No Oculus Rift support for Mac and Linux just yet

Oculus has paused development on Oculus Rift compatibility for OS X and Linux. In a recent blog post, Chief Architect Atman Binstock said the team has instead opted to focus on the consumer versions of the Oculus Rift headset that will launch in early 2016. As such, they will prioritize Windows, the largest PC market, for more »

Action Replay amiibo PowerSaves backups and boosts amiibo

Action Replay amiibo PowerSaves backups and boosts amiibo Given the success of Nintendo’s amiibo, it was only a matter of time before we started seeing amiibo peripherals. Fortunately, the first one is also rather brilliant. Introducing the Action Replay amiibo PowerSaves. It’s a NFC reader that allows a user to preserve or improve all amiibo more »

Skylanders Happy Meal toys celebrate Trap Team

Collectors, dash to your local McDonalds! There’s a new video game toy line within! For the next few weeks, Skylanders Happy Meal toys can go home with you. Hooray for endearing hunks of plastic celebrating a game that’s almost eight months old! Yes, there’s quite a delay this time around. The Skylanders Happy Meal toys more »

CHIP is a $9 computer that’s smaller than a floppy disc

The unending march of technology never fails to impress. Now, we as a species tend to spend most of our gray matter on unbelievably stupid inventions, but inventions nonetheless. Thankfully, there will always be companies like Next Thing Co. to offset our collective frivolity with things like CHIP, the world’s first $9 computer. Aptly named, CHIP more »

Everything you need to know about that Silver Mario amiibo you’ll never get

I’m sure that title stings, but we’re all about being honest here. And honestly, the majority of us will never see a Silver Mario amiibo in the flesh. I mean, show of hands – how many of us saw a Gold Mario amiibo up close. Okay, that wasn’t the best way of proving my point, more »

PS4’s Magma Red DualShock 4 will only be at GameStop

Want to see something pretty? Feast your eyes on a new color DualShock 4. It’s officially known as a Magma Red DualShock 4, but you’ll be forgiven if you decide to go around calling it the red one. In fact, it will probably make it easier to get a store clerk to help you with more »

Meet Arduboy, the card-sized retro console

“Less is more” has always been a key mantra for technology. It’s why home PCs don’t need their own room and why manufacturers won’t quit banging on about ultra-thin laptops. It’s also at the heart of Arduboy, a new game system the size of a credit card. Currently gaining ground on Kickstarter, Arduboy is an open more »

Club Nintendo seems to be holding a going out of business sale

It’s fairly common for stores to slash prices when they’re going out of business. After all, they have a bunch of stock that they have to get rid of. If they don’t sell it, they have to deal with storage afterward. Many stores are even willing to sell at a loss in order to avoid more »


Yoshi’s Woolly World uses multiple amiibo

We knew Yoshi’s Woolly World was going to be compatible with the cutest amiibo in existence, the Yarn Yoshi figure. However, the Australian box art has been revealed and with it the knowledge that you’ll be able to use more than Yoshi amiibo with this particular game. Though, the Yoshi amiibo are a given and more »

Portal 2, Doctor Who, The Simpsons and more NFC figures to come to LEGO Dimensions

Warner Bros. wasn’t kidding when they promised “new universes to come” to LEGO Dimensions. As Kotaku reported, a recent leak via Brickset have pegged Doctor Who, The Simpsons, Portal 2, Jurassic World, Scooby-Doo! and more IP for LEGO Dimensions. New LEGO Ninjago figures have also been confirmed, along with expanded Back to the Future, DC Comics and The LEGO Movie characters. The leak comes in the form more »