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Rather Boring “Days of Play” Steel Black PS4 Now Available

Rather Boring “Days of Play” Steel Black PS4 Now Available
Sony has launched a new limited edition game console for its annual Days of Play. This year the console is rather boring to look at after last year’s was a slick blue color. Sony calls this year’s limited edition “steel black,” and it looks like a basic black and gray two-tone.

Braille Gaming Dice: Feel the Pips

Braille Gaming Dice: Feel the Pips
If you’ve ever wondered how blind people play tabletop and RPG games, here’s your answer. Braille dice. A lack of sight doesn’t have to keep you from enjoying a good game of D & D. These cool dice were created by Jack Berberette as part of his Dots RPG project, which is all about making tabletop gaming more inclusive to the blind.
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Hyperkin Xbox Classic Pack Turns Xbox One X into an Original Xbox

Hyperkin Xbox Classic Pack Turns Xbox One X into an Original Xbox
Now that Santa has come and gone, I’m sure some of you still have Christmas cash or gift cards burning a hole in your pockets. You might be wanting something to make you feel like you got a new console for Christmas rather than a gift card.

Handheld Galaxian Arcade Game Channels Tiny ’80s Nostalgia

Handheld Galaxian Arcade Game Channels Tiny ’80s Nostalgia
Retro games are hot right now with all sorts of devices out there from Nintendo, Sony, and others. Check out this miniature version of Galaxian from My Arcade. The Handheld Galaxian arcade cabinet is about 6.75″ tall and has a 2.75″ LCD screen. 

Is Sony Bringing Cartridges Back for the PS5?

Is Sony Bringing Cartridges Back for the PS5?
Back in the day, all the game consoles used cartridges. We had to blow on those things regularly, or dust got in the connectors and things didn’t work correctly. Dutch tech site Techtastic is reporting on a supposed Sony patent application that hints the next console could ditch the discs used for games today and return to the cartridge format.

GameStop Fallout 76 Discounts for Black Friday Will Loot your Vault

GameStop Fallout 76 Discounts for Black Friday Will Loot your Vault
Fallout 76 hasn’t exactly torn up the world with positive reviews, but Bethesda is working on fixing some of the issues. We assume they can’t make it an offline single player game for gamers who hate online titles, but we can dream.

TableTop Tokens Takes D&D to the Next Level

TableTop Tokens Takes D&D to the Next Level
Back in the day, a D&D session required nothing but a big bag of dice, a few geeks, and a surface to roll those dice on. That’s still how most people probably play the game, but a Kickstarter campaign has turned up for something called TableTop Tokens.

Preorder the Sony PlayStation Classic at Target Right Now

Preorder the Sony PlayStation Classic at Target Right Now
This is the heyday for retro gaming with mini console remakes. Nintendo kicked things off with the NES Classic and sold tons of those machines. It followed up with the SNES Classic, and rumor has it that a GameCube Classic could be in the works now too.

Midway Gaming Box Celebrates Retro Gaming

Midway Gaming Box Celebrates Retro Gaming
With October underway and the leaves changing colors, Christmas will be here before you know it. If you like to buy gifts early, unlike me, and you have a gamer on your list this might be a fantastic gift idea.

Rumored Xbox All Access Gives You Console, Online, and Game Pass

Rumored Xbox All Access Gives You Console, Online, and Game Pass
The biggest downside to game consoles like the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X is the cost. Modern consoles and their games are very expensive making it hard for lots of gamers to afford. A new report is going around that Microsoft is ready to launch something called Xbox All Access that will put everything you need and want for gaming into one package deal.

Mini Commodore 64 Gets Another Launch Date

Mini Commodore 64 Gets Another Launch Date
We’ve expected to see the tiny, retro Commodore 64 game console land for us to buy for a while now. We first talked about it back in October 2017 when it was promised for early 2018.

You’re Gonna Need a Bigger PC to Play “Maneater”

You’re Gonna Need a Bigger PC to Play “Maneater”
It seems as if too many developers out there are making the same types of games for PC. It also seems as if 99% of those games are shooters. A new game has been in the works for a while which has a very different premise.

Fallout 1:1 Plasma Rifle Replica Won’t Shoot Your Eye Out

Fallout 1:1 Plasma Rifle Replica Won’t Shoot Your Eye Out
Fallout fever is in full swing with the announcement of Fallout 76 at E3. I’m not so sure how I feel about the franchise moving into the online realm, but if the gameplay holds up, all will be good.

Go Back to the Arcade with the Pong-inspired OriginX Cabinet

Go Back to the Arcade with the Pong-inspired OriginX Cabinet
Back in the day, most of the games in arcades were stand-up cabinets, but a few were sit down table style games. I don’t remember ever seeing wall mounted arcade games back in the day, but there are a handful of them available these days.

This is What a $30,000 Computer Gaming Rig Looks Like

This is What a $30,000 Computer Gaming Rig Looks Like
Some people have some crazy computer gaming rigs, but this guy takes the cake. In this recent video, Lewis Hilsenteger of Unbox Therapy demonstrates his crazy computer gaming rig valued at over $30,000. It’s more like bragging.

Myst 25th Anniversary Collection is Probably as Infuriating as it Used to Be

Myst 25th Anniversary Collection is Probably as Infuriating as it Used to Be
Way back in the day, I went straight from high school to college into a medical program that saw me going from a broke high-school student to 19-year-old with an actual career making good money. The very first thing I bought with my very first paycheck was a 3DO game system and a copy of Myst.
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