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Zotac Zbox EN1080 review: Console-sized 4K PC gaming—and it’s expensive – Ars Technica

Thursday, February 23, 2017

reader comments 48 Last year Zotac released its tiny, gaming-ready Zbox EN1060 mini-PC. Featuring an Intel Core i5-6400T processor and Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, the EN1060 is more than fast enough for high settings 1080p gaming at 60FPS or more. But for those that demand more frames, more resolution, and more powerful hardware inside a console-sized chassis—particularly as Sony raised the game somewhat with the PlayStation 4 Pro—Zotac has…

Every Xbox One and Xbox 360 game you can download for free in March – BGR

Thursday, February 23, 2017

While hundreds of thousands of gamers all over the world will be spending the month of March playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild on their new Nintendo Switch, there are plenty of people who are happy to stick with the Xbox One instead. If you’re one of those people, you will be happy to learn that you’ll have some exciting, completely free games to play when the Games with Gold…

Xbox Live Games with Gold: The latest Xbox One and Xbox 360 free games for March 2017 – Mirror.co.uk

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Each month, Microsoft makes two games free for Xbox Live Gold members to download for a limited time on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Since November 2015 the two free Xbox 360 games have also been backwards compatible with the Xbox One, meaning owners of Microsoft’s current gen console can effectively get four free games a month. The games are yours to keep even if you drop your…

Can a Video Game Capture the Magic of Walden? – Smithsonian

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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Playstation Vita 2 release date rumours: When will a new portable PlayStation come out? – PC Advisor

Thursday, February 23, 2017

It’s been five years since the worldwide release of Sony’s PlayStation Vita handheld console and a newly released patent application suggests that the Japanese company might be planning a sequel. We round up the PS Vita 2 release date, price and specification rumours, along with what the console would look like, and the competition it will face. See also: Nintendo Switch review | Best games consoles 2017 | Best new Android…

Zotac Zbox EN1080 review: Console-sized 4K PC gaming—and it’s expensive – Ars Technica

Thursday, February 23, 2017

reader comments 48 Last year Zotac released its tiny, gaming-ready Zbox EN1060 mini-PC. Featuring an Intel Core i5-6400T processor and Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, the EN1060 is more than fast enough for high settings 1080p gaming at 60FPS or more. But for those that demand more frames, more resolution, and more powerful hardware inside a console-sized chassis—particularly as Sony raised the game somewhat with the PlayStation 4 Pro—Zotac has…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Credit: Nintendo) Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of “traditional” combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Credit: Nintendo) Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of “traditional” combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Credit: Nintendo) Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of “traditional” combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

A History of Nintendo Hardware – 1977 to Now – IGN

Thursday, February 23, 2017

By Chloi Rad Nintendo has created some of the most revolutionary gaming hardware in the history of video games, as well as some of the strangest commercial failures. But regardless of its individual successes, Nintendo’s history of experimenting with new and risky hardware ideas is apparent from the very beginning. In this gallery, we go back all the way to 1977, when Nintendo released its first home video game console…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Credit: Nintendo) Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of “traditional” combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

Zotac Zbox EN1080 review: Console-sized 4K PC gaming—and it’s expensive – Ars Technica

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

reader comments 47 Last year Zotac released its tiny, gaming-ready Zbox EN1060 mini-PC. Featuring an Intel Core i5-6400T processor and Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, the EN1060 is more than fast enough for high settings 1080p gaming at 60FPS or more. But for those that demand more frames, more resolution, and more powerful hardware inside a console-sized chassis—particularly as Sony raised the game somewhat with the PlayStation 4 Pro—Zotac has…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of ‘traditional’ combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of ‘traditional’ combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of ‘traditional’ combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

This Year’s ‘Call Of Duty’ Should Launch On The Nintendo Switch – Forbes

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Activision has already announced that 2017’s Call of Duty will go back to the series’ roots, abandoning high-tech sci-fi trappings in favor of ‘traditional’ combat. That’s great news. Now the video game publisher should surprise us with another announcement: That this year’s entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise is coming to Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. For one thing, aside from Splatoon 2 there really won’t be any other first-person shooters…

Zotac Zbox EN1080 review: Console-sized 4K PC gaming—and it’s … – Ars Technica

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

reader comments 33 Last year Zotac released its tiny, gaming-ready Zbox EN1060 mini-PC. Featuring an Intel Core i5-6400T processor and Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, the EN1060 is more than fast enough for high settings 1080p gaming at 60FPS or more. But for those that demand more frames, more resolution, and more powerful hardware inside a console-sized chassis—particularly as Sony raised the game somewhat with the PlayStation 4 Pro—Zotac has…

Free Xbox One/360 Games With Gold For March 2017 Revealed – GameSpot

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

With March drawing near, Microsoft has announced the lineup of free games that Xbox Live Gold members will be able to download beginning next week. On Xbox One, the month starts out with Layers of Fear, which only released just last week. Later in the month, it will be joined by co-op shooter Evolve, which was developed by Turtle Rock, the studio behind Left 4 Dead. Evolve was turned into…

Nintendo Of America Cofounder Passes Away At 71 – GameSpot

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Nintendo of America cofounder Alan “Al” Stone has passed away. Gamasutra and Intergame report that Stone left us on Friday, February 17 due to cancer. He was 71. Stone cofounded Nintendo of America in 1981. He played a major role in helping to bring Nintendo’s coin-operated games such as Donkey Kong and Radar Scope to the United States. “He had bravely fought that terrible disease, yet throughout all maintained his…

Nintendo Does Its Best To Explain The Reasoning Behind The DLC For ‘Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’ – Forbes

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

(Photo credit: Nintendo) With the news that Zelda: Breath of the Wild will feature DLC, it has been met with a very mixed response by fans. In a recent interview, Nintendo’s Bill Trinen did his best to explain the reasoning behind this decision. The main takeaway from Trinen’s explanation (starting at 41:42 in the below video) is that Breath of the Wild is obviously a very large game in terms of…