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This amazing desktop mod combines a PS5 and gaming PC into one system

Modding Cafe created a custom desktop tower that combines a high-end gaming PC and a Sony PlayStation 5 console for the ultimate gaming experience.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Computing, Sony, Console, Consoles, Pc Gaming, Gaming Pc, PlayStation 5, Desktop Gaming


Designed for Xbox Monitors guarantee PC-level performance on consoles

Microsoft begins a Designed for Xbox certification program for monitors to help Xbox Series X and S console gamers unlock the magic of HDMI 2.1.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Computing, Xbox, Monitor, Console, Consoles, Monitors, Console Gaming, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S


Playdate, adorable 1-bit handheld game console, available for preorder next month

The Playdate (previously at BB), a handheld game console from Panic and Teenage Engineering sporting a 1-bit display and a hand crank, will be available for preorder in July. Also announced was a dock for the Playdate that makes it look like a cute little old-timey television set, and 21 of the launch-season games coming this summer. — Read the rest
Tags: Gadgets, Post, Games, News, Consoles, Teenage Engineering, Playdate


Nintendo Is Making Copyright Claims on Videos of Game & Watch Hacking

Despite its retro charms, for $50 the Nintendo Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. handheld felt like it could benefit from a few more games: an upgrade some talented hackers made possible before the device was even released. But Nintendo doesn’t like consumers messing with its hardware, and today it appears it started…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Science, Video Games, Youtube, Tech, Hacks, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Retro, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Game Watch, Stacksmashing


Acer's New 28-inch Nitro Monitor Was Made for Next-Gen Consoles

Right now, pickings are kind of slim for anyone looking for an HDMI 2.1 monitor to pair with a new PS5 or Xbox Series console, but that’s about to change thanks in part to Acer’s newest 28-inch Nitro monitor.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Acer, Xbox, Displays, Consoles, Monitors, Consumer Tech, PS5, CES 2021, Acer Nitro Xv282k Kv Monitor


Microsoft Says It's Investigating a Fix for Disconnecting Xbox Series X Controllers

While millions of gamers are still struggling to find a retailer that have an Xbox Series X in stock, those who already have their hands on the device may have noticed that their controllers aren’t staying connected to their consoles. Microsoft is now acknowledging the problem and is promising to fix it. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Microsoft, Bugs, Xbox, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Xbox Controller, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series X Controller Disconnects, Known Bugs


How to fix a PS5's 'Cannot Connect to the Wi-Fi Network' error message

There are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error. YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty Images If you're having trouble connecting your Standard or Digital Edition PS5 to the internet, you may encounter the error message: "Cannot Connect to the Wi-Fi Network." There are several ways to determine whether you can get rid of a PS5's Wi-Fi network error message or if it's a hardware issue that Sony needs to fix. Common fixes include restarting or re...
Tags: Gaming, Internet, Wi-fi, Trends, Playstation, Internet Access, Sony, Playstation Network, Psn, Consoles, PlayStation Store, Tech Insider, Wi Fi network, PlayStation 5, Digital Edition, Sony PlayStation 5


The World's Smallest Portable Nintendo 64 Is Barely Larger Than a Cartridge

There’s a niche arms race among hardware hackers to create ultra compact versions of video game consoles, and YouTube’s GmanModz appears to have successfully miniaturized an entire Nintendo 64 into a portable that’s not much bigger than an N64 game cart—making it possibly the world’s smallest to date.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Science, Video Games, Youtube, Hacks, Nintendo, Consoles, Nintendo 64, N64, Gmanmodz


KFC is releasing a video game console with a chicken warming compartment

How does a marketing team follow-up on a Lifetime mini-movie starring Mario Lopez (the trailer for which got a million plays overnight, compared to the actual movie, which took over a week to break 100,00 plays)? As always, KFC has the fascinating, provocative, WTF answer: the KFConsole, for chicken n' gaming. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Wtf, News, Video Games, Consoles, Kfc, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Mario Lopez, Fried Chicken, Game Console, WTKFC


10 Tips and Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Xbox Series X or Series S

So you’ve decided to treat yourself (or maybe you were treated) to a brand new Xbox Series X or Series S and immerse yourself in the next generation of consoles—but are you getting the most out of your Microsoft-made box? These quick tips and tricks for your new console will help, covering everything from automatic…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Microsoft, Consoles, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S


Turn Your Laptop Into a Larger Portable Screen For Your Nintendo Switch With This Tiny USB-C Adapter

The Switch’s 6.2-inch screen is fine for playing by yourself, but despite what Nintendo claims, it’s not great for multiplayer when you’re not near a TV. The Genki ShadowCast solves this by turning another portable device you probably travel with, your laptop, into a larger screen for any almost any device with HDMI.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Science, Video Games, Tech, Nintendo, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Dongles, Nintendo Switch, Human Things, Genki Shadowcast


10 Tips and Tricks for Your Brand New PS5

Congratulations on getting yourself a brand new PlayStation 5! After making all of your friends incredibly jealous, it’s time to dive into everything this next-gen console has to offer. Here are 10 tips and tricks for making the most of your PS5. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Sony, Consoles, PS5


The Nintendo Switch Finally Enters 2020 With a Firmware Update Full of Necessities

While the Nintendo Switch is undoubtedly a great little game console, but more than three years after its launch, some of its software still feels a bit clunky. Now Nintendo is officially joining the year 2020 (just as it’s about to end, but that’s fine!) with a Switch upgrade that adds some much-needed features.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Nintendo, Consoles, Switch, Nintendo Switch, Switch Firmware 1100


This Game Boy-Inspired Handheld Is Exactly What I Wish Nintendo's New Handheld Had Been

The release of the Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. seems to confirm that Nintendo has no plans to revive or revisit the Game Boy as it did with its NES and SNES throwback consoles. It’s time to move on because there are other companies happy to indulge your Game Boy nostalgia. With a matching Famicom-inspired design, …Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Science, Video Games, Tech, Nintendo, Retro, Consoles, Mario Bros, Consumer Tech, SNES, Handhelds, Anbernic, Anbernic Retro Game 280v Review, Rg280v, Retro Game 280v


The Hacked Nintendo Game & Watch Now Plays Pokémon and Zelda Too

After successfully hacking Nintendo’s Game & Watch revival a day before the handheld was officially released, it didn’t lake long for Twitter user ‘stacksmashing’ to figure out how to get alternate games running on the device. They started with Doom, but have since succeeded in getting other retro classics like The…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Video Games, Tech, Hacks, Nintendo, Pokemon, Retro, Consoles, The Legend Of Zelda, Consumer Tech, Game Watch, Stacksmashing, Zelda Too


Nintendo's Adorable Retro Handheld Would Be Perfect With More Games

After releasing the NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles in 2016 and 2017, many hoped that in 2019, for its 30th birthday, Nintendo would release a Classic Edition of the Game Boy too. It didn’t. Instead, a year later, to celebrate Super Mario Bros. 35th birthday, we get a revival of Nintendo’s Game & Watch line. As…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Science, Video Games, Tech, Commerce, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Retro, Consoles, Handheld, Mario Bros, Consumer Tech, Game Watch, Super Mario Bros Watch Play Review


Microsoft Says Xbox Series X and S Shortages Could Last Until April 2021

While Microsoft has declared the release of the Xbox Series X and S as its biggest console launch ever, one thing that could seriously sales of Microsoft’s next-gen system over the new few months is limited supply, which based on some recent info, could continue until April of next year. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Microsoft, Video Games, Xbox, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series Shortages


PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S: Which One Should You Buy Right Now

Now that the PS5 and the new Xboxes are out, we felt it was time to have a little debate about which one we think is best—or at the very least out to an early lead.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Games, Science, Consoles, Consumer Tech, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Ps5 Vs Xbox


Nintendo's New Game & Watch Hacked a Day Before Its Official Release

As exciting as it is to retro gamers to see Nintendo resurrect its earliest handheld consoles, with just three games on the new Game & Watch—two of which being Super Mario Bros.—it’s not surprising to see hackers already cracking the hardware open to see if there’s the potential to add more titles.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Video Games, Tech, Hacking, Hacks, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Retro, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Handhelds, Game Watch


Nintendo's New Game & Watch Hacked a Day Before It's Official Release

As exciting as it is to retro gamers to see Nintendo resurrect its earliest handheld consoles, with just three games on the new Game & Watch—two of which being Super Mario Bros.—it’s not surprising to see hackers already cracking the hardware open to see if there’s the potential to add more titles.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Video Games, Tech, Hacking, Hacks, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Retro, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Handhelds, Game Watch


The Xbox Series X May or May Not Be Catching on Fire, and Microsoft Is Investigating

The Xbox Series X is so hot right now, and I don’t mean figuratively. I mean literally. Some people are claiming that their new Xboxes are catching on fire, but there’s a lot of skepticism over whether these claims are true. As our sister site Kotaku reports, this could be an elaborate hoax.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Fire, Consoles, Kotaku, Gaming Consoles, Xbox Series X, So Hot Right Now


Sony PS5 Review: Breaking the Mold

This week, video game consoles are taking a big step into the next generation with two new systems sporting upgraded CPU, GPUs, SSDs, and a bunch of fancy new features. So on the eve of the PlayStation 5's launch, there’s no better time to take an in-depth look at what Sony is bringing and how that will impact the…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Science, Video Games, Playstation, Sony, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, PS5, Ps5 Review


It Looks Like Sony Made a Remote Play App for Streaming PS5 Games on the PS4

For any PS4 owners who have already purchased or are planning on upgrading to a PS5, you may not want to throw your old console in the junkheap just yet as it appears Sony has made an app that allows you to stream games from the PS5 to the PS4. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Playstation, Sony, Ps4, Consoles, Consumer Tech, PS5, Stream Ps5 Games On The Ps4, Ps5 Remote Play


Two Weeks with the PS5: How Sony Is Adopting the Best Aspects of PC Gaming

Ever since Sony switched away from the Cell processor architecture it used on the PS3 and adopted x86-based chips and AMD GPUs for current-gen consoles, the PS4 (and the Xbox One for that matter) have been viewed by many as dumbed-down PCs. That’s a line of thinking that never really made sense to me. But on the new…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Playstation, Sony, Consoles, Consumer Tech, PlayStation 5, PS5, Two Weeks With The Ps5


Sony Says No to People's Dreams of Colored Side Panels for the PS5

With its two-toned black-and-white color scheme and swooping, curvy sides, the PlayStation 5 features one of the most divisive designs in console history. This has led many gamers to dream up ways to customize the PS5's design, with one company even releasing pre-orders for aftermarket side panels...until Sony shut it…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Video Games, Playstation, Sony, Consoles, Consumer Tech, PlayStation 5, PS5, Spice Up The Ps5


DualSense Implementation Was A Challenge According To Sackboy Dev

Sackboy Dev says that Dual Sense Implementation has been a fantastic challenge The post DualSense Implementation Was A Challenge According To Sackboy Dev appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Gaming, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Sony, Consoles, PlayStation 5, Sackboy Dev


You Might Not be Able To Buy PS5 in Stores Due to COVID-19

Due to Covid-19, there's a strong probability that PS5 won't be available to purchase from stores The post You Might Not be Able To Buy PS5 in Stores Due to COVID-19 appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Sony, Consoles, PlayStation 5, COVID-19


The PS5 Is Big—Like Really Freaking Big

Up until now, the original Xbox has usually been the device people reference when talking about big-ass video game consoles. But with the arrival of the PS5, there’s a new sheriff in town.Read more...
Tags: Science, Design, Video Games, Playstation, Consoles, Consumer Tech, PS5, Check Out The Box, Ps5 Design


Here's How We've Set Up Our PS5s

Roughly two weeks from now, the PlayStation 5 will be out in the wild. First (officially) revealed in June, Sony’s next-gen console promises the de rigueur next-gen improvements: shinier graphics, faster performance, killer exclusives, all that jazz. But when the curtain was pulled back, the general consensus seemed…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Impressions, Kotakucore, Consoles, NextGen, PlayStation 5, PS5


Why the Hell Doesn't the PS5's Media Remote Have the DualSense's D-Pad?

Recently I was going through what should have been a rather straightforward announcement from Sony detailing which streaming services the PS5 will support at launch. And while things ended up being a bit messier than need be, the image of the PS5's Media Remote at the top of the press release has been stuck in my…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Playstation, Sony, Streaming, Streaming Video, Consoles, PS5, Gimme That D Pad, Ps5 Media Remote