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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 »

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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 »

Nvidia under legal fire over technical specs for GTX 970 GPU

The uproar surrounding Nvidia’s under-performing GTX 970 GPU reached a boil Thursday when a class action lawsuit was filed against the company. As reported by PC World, the suit alleges that both Nvidia and retailer Giga-Byte Technology, which sells 970s, deliberately misled consumers with inflated and false technical specifications. The specs in question are the NVidia 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 »

New Nintendo 3DS XL system transfer guide

Upgrading to a shiny New Nintendo 3DS XL? (Or a smaller New Nintendo 3DS, if you’re not in North America?) The system transfer isn’t the most straightforward process, but we’re here to help. What you need Your current 3DS system. Unfortunately, those looking to trade in toward the cost of new hardware can’t do so, unless more »

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Japan’s not buying consoles, so Nintendo’s selling mobile (update)

Author’s Note: Some readers have pointed out that this article at time implies that Puzzles & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition will release for iOS/Android. I realize this is not the case, and I regret any confusion in wording. The point I’d like to make is that Nintendo is latching onto the bustling mobile demographic more »

The New 3DS’s C-stick will be a win

The new, I’m sorry, New 3DS may have a bit of an identity issue. One thing it doesn’t have an issue with is charm. The thing is just flat-out weird. I love weird. The new “C-stick” looks to effectively be one of those antiquated little “pointing stick” nubs that Lenovo still sticks on their Thinkpads. more »

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New 3DS is a huge mistake

Nintendo just made a surprise reveal of a new 3DS, called the New 3DS. This is a terrible name, not for the obvious reason of being a terrible name, but because Nintendo is about to completely alienate a huge portion of their fan base. You see, the New 3DS is a more capable machine than more »

Virtuix Omni might be the future of VR

It’s obviously no secret that I’m a fan of virtual reality. It stems from my ongoing love affair with anime like .Hack and Sword Art Online. I dream for the days when we can be fully immersed in video games. Hopefully that immersion doesn’t end badly like it did in .Hack or SAO, but that’s more »

Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot means I’ll fight by Raleigh Becket’s side

Recently my fellow GamerTell writer, Michael, talked about how he probably won’t be able to play Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot. He blamed it on motion sickness, and claimed that his “head and gut” weren’t ready for the game. Well, not all of us suffer from motion sickness Michael. And those who do, can sometimes take more »

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Sony heavily invested in Project Morpheus

Debuted to the public back in March 2014, Project Morpheus is Sony’s take on virtual reality. While it seems Sony just jumped on the bandwagon behind the Oculus Rift, it has become recently apparent that the company is taking this very seriously. CEO Andrew House has said that Project Morpheus is not just an experiment more »

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Alienware Steam Machines can be Successful

We all know that Valve’s Steam Machines, more commonly known as Steam Boxes, are coming later in 2014. However, some Steam Machine hardware developers, like Alienware, are already voicing doubts about whether or not they will be successful. Instead of questioning, Alienware should be confident in the Steam Machine. It can not only sell, but more »