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Tag: Gaming

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.

Guy Playing Creepy Horror Game Nearly Has a Heart Attack

Guy Playing Creepy Horror Game Nearly Has a Heart Attack
Twitch user JurassicJunkie was streaming the creepy survival horror game Outlast 2 the other night, and all things seemed business as usual. Right up until a cute little blonde child sneaked up on him, and he literally screamed like a little girl.

Splatoon Anime Hits YouTube August 12

Splatoon Anime Hits YouTube August 12
If you are a fan of the Nintendo game franchise Splatoon, and also like anime, prepare to get excited. Word has surfaced that a Splatoon anime will be launching on YouTube on August 12. The series will be made up of shorts, not full-length episodes.

Nintendo Ends New 3DS Production in Japan

Nintendo Ends New 3DS Production in Japan
It doesn’t seem like the Nintendo 3DS has been around that long, but it has been six years since the original model launched, and the new version came out in 2014. Kotaku reports that an official notice on the Japanese website for the New Nintendo 3DS states that production of that handheld if over.

Atari to Make Game Hardware Again

Atari to Make Game Hardware Again
When the first Atari 2600 came out, I wasn’t even in grade school. We had arcades that people spent time in at the local mall or at the gas station, but you never really thought about having videogames at home.

Microsoft Maluuba AI Dominates Atari 2600 Ms. Pac-Man

Microsoft Maluuba AI Dominates Atari 2600 Ms. Pac-Man
I had an Atari 2600 back in the day, and one of the game I played a whole a lot of was Ms. Pac-Man. I sucked at it. I got devoured by ghosts constantly, and never racked up much of a high score.

Payday 2 Is Free on Steam for First 5 Million People

Payday 2 Is Free on Steam for First 5 Million People
The weekend is almost here. If you are looking for a cool game to play during your days off and you are part of the PC gaming master race, this might be the best news you hear all day.

Nintendo Switch Online Service Price Revealed

Nintendo Switch Online Service Price Revealed
Nintendo has announced details on the online gaming service that will be landing for the Switch next year. The Nintendo Switch Online service will cost just $19.99 per year, and will not only support online gameplay, but give you access to a library of classic video games from the NES.

This Mario Fidget Spinner is Animatedly Awesome

This Mario Fidget Spinner is Animatedly Awesome
As a child of the ’80s we didn’t have fidget spinners when I was growing up. We also had to walk uphill both ways in the snow to school, but that is another story. The closest we had to a fidget spinner in my house was twirling the TV remote between your fingers until it shot across the room and bounced off the all glass console TV screen, and the punishment that followed.

Fallout 4 Free Weekend Lets Everyone Hate Preston Garvey

Fallout 4 Free Weekend Lets Everyone Hate Preston Garvey
Bethesda has announced that during the holiday weekend anyone can play the awesome Fallout 4 video game for free. If you haven’t played the game, this is your chance to want Preston Garvey dead along with the rest of us.

SteelSeries Rival 700 Gaming Mouse Review: King of the Mouse Hill

SteelSeries Rival 700 Gaming Mouse Review: King of the Mouse Hill
I’ve used a number of computer mice over the years, from the rudimentary upside-down trackball types of days gone by, to high-tech wireless laser and multitouch mice. They each have had their time in the sun at my desk, but it’s time to say goodbye to all of them now that I’ve found the SteelSeries Rival 700.

Nintendo 2DS XL Is for Gamers Who Don’t Need No Stinkin’ 3D

Nintendo 2DS XL Is for Gamers Who Don’t Need No Stinkin’ 3D
I’ve never really had a problem watching 3D movies in the theater with nausea or tired eyes. I can’t say the same about the 3DS that my son had. The top screen on that portable literally made my eyes cross and I hated it.

Giant Working PS4 Controller: Controlzilla

Giant Working PS4 Controller: Controlzilla
Look at this massive PS4 controller. It not only looks awesome, it actually works. You can play games with it. If Godzilla were a gamer, this is the controller he would use. This massive DualShock 4 controller is located in the Sony Interactive Entertainment Building in Tokyo.