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Tag: Gaming

Steam Controller Touchscreen Replaced with Buttons: Button Diamonds are Forever

Steam Controller Touchscreen Replaced with Buttons: Button Diamonds are Forever
When Valve unveiled its Steam Controller last year, I was quite skeptical about the value of its built-in touchscreen. It turns out many of Valve’s testers had the same opinion. This January, at the 2014 Steam Dev Days conference, the company announced that it was ditching the touchscreen for a more conventional button configuration.

Nintendo Pulling Plug on Online Play for Wii and DS on May 20

Nintendo Pulling Plug on Online Play for Wii and DS on May 20
Let’s face it. Nintendo is going down the drain very quickly. Its 3DS and Wii U consoles have been unable to sell in the volume that previous systems enjoyed. The company is selling fewer games and less hardware meaning that losses are stacking.

Sony Has Sold over 5.3M PS4 Consoles Globally, Thumbs Nose at Xbox One

Sony Has Sold over 5.3M PS4 Consoles Globally, Thumbs Nose at Xbox One
To say that Sony has done well so far with the PS4 game console would be an understatement. The console has been so popular that it is still hard to find in many areas.

Missing Flappy Bird? Play a Game of Flappy Bert Instead

Missing Flappy Bird? Play a Game of Flappy Bert Instead
So Dong Nguyen has pulled Flappy Bird from app stores. If you weren’t able to download the highly addictive but simplistic game that has caused thousands of users to throw their phone against the wall in frustration, then you might want to check out the myriad of alternatives and rip-offs that it has inspired, starting with Flappy Bert.

Slim PS Vita Borderlands 2 Limited Edition Bundle Heads to the US

Slim PS Vita Borderlands 2 Limited Edition Bundle Heads to the US
It has been about two years since the original PS Vita launched. Not too long ago, Sony released a slimmer version of the handheld in Japan and a few other countries. Sony has announced that that new slim PS Vita will be coming to the US in a bundle set to land this spring.

Study Claims the Avatar You Use for Gaming May Affect Your Real World Behavior

Study Claims the Avatar You Use for Gaming May Affect Your Real World Behavior
A very strange new study has been published by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that tries to link the behavior of gamers in the real world to the avatars they use on gaming services.

Titanfall on the PC to Require EA Origin

Titanfall on the PC to Require EA Origin
There are quite a few irritations when it comes to PC gaming. Most notable are all of the anti-piracy measures that plague games and make it hard for gamers to enjoy what they spent their money on.

New Ouya Console Gets Updated Controller, More Storage

New Ouya Console Gets Updated Controller, More Storage
We first talked about the Ouya game console back in 2012. That console first turned up on Kickstarter seeking the money to bring the Android games you like to the big screen in the living room.

Wii U Sold Fewer Units in 2013 than PS4 and Xbox One Sold in Two Months

Wii U Sold Fewer Units in 2013 than PS4 and Xbox One Sold in Two Months
Nintendo continues its downward spiral as it’s game console the Wii U remains unpopular and its profits slump. During the company’s latest earnings call, it became clear just how poorly the Wii U is selling. According to the call, Nintendo sold only 5.86 million units since the Wii U launched.

SteelSeries Stratus Controller Price Not as Bad as First Thought

SteelSeries Stratus Controller Price Not as Bad as First Thought
If you are an avid gamer on your iPhone or iPad that runs the iOS 7 operating system, you may be in the need of a controller. I think any serious iOS 7 gamer will want one, as touch-based controls suck.

Greeting Games: Sentiment DLC

Greeting Games: Sentiment DLC
A new online service called Greeting Games lets you attach a mini-game to a digital greeting card. The hilarious thing about the service? The recipient has to beat the game before he can read your message.

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC hits Xbox January 28

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC hits Xbox January 28
The first DLC pack for the popular game Call of Duty: Ghosts is set to land later this month. The DLC pack will be called Onslaught and it will be the first of four DLC packs coming in 2014.

Hero Forge Tabletop Miniature 3D Printing Service: Character Creation Tool

Hero Forge Tabletop Miniature 3D Printing Service: Character Creation Tool
Miniatures and figurines are some of the best aspects of tabletop gaming. But if you’re playing a tabletop RPG, you might not be satisfied with the figurines that come with your game or even the ones you can buy online.

DIY PS4 HDD or SSD Upgrades Add More Storage and Performance

DIY PS4 HDD or SSD Upgrades Add More Storage and Performance
It seems like each time I get a new game console or computer it feels like I will never use all the storage space on the hard drive. Then before I know it, I am having to decide what I want to ditch to get enough space on the drive for new items.

CyberPowerPC Outs Customizable Steam Machines

CyberPowerPC Outs Customizable Steam Machines
Hey kids, it’s CES 2014 and it’s time for some new Steam Machines! No, not of the carpet cleaning variety. The gaming kind. CyberPowerPC are announcing two models today that start at $499(USD).

Steam Offers Left 4 Dead 2 Free Until 10am PST Today

Steam Offers Left 4 Dead 2 Free Until 10am PST Today
If you received a new gaming PC for Christmas or already have one and just want a new game to play while you are off work or school, you need to check out Steam. Steam has been offering the zombie shooter Left 4 Dead 2 at no cost.