8Bitdo’s new SN30 Pro (SNES colors) and SF30 Pro (Super Famicom colors) wireless gamepads work with a variety of gaming systems, including the Nintendo Switch, the Raspberry Pi and PCs. It has two analog sticks, four shoulder buttons, a screenshot button and more.
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Wizards of the Coast recognizes Hearthstone‘s contributions to the collectible card game genre and is following suit with Magic: The Gathering Arena. It’s an upcoming free-to-play digital CCG that combines MTG’s Standard cards with flashy and viewer-friendly visuals. More here.
Razer’s even pricier alternative to the Xbox One Elite Controller. The Wolverine Ultimate has six extra inputs – two remappable bumpers and four triggers – plus a quick control panel. It also has extra thumbsticks and d-pads, and of course Chroma RGB LEDs.
Aside from its potentially revolutionary four-player drop-in drop-out coop, Divinity: Original Sin 2 will try to take CRPGs to the next level with its new undead race. Undead characters can take on other identities similar to Game of Thrones’ Faceless Men.
Anthony Falleroni’s animated short follows a video game character who struggles with the difficulty of completing of the very first level in his game. We love the pixel art style, chiptune soundtrack, and most of all, the storytelling. His making of video is well worth a watch too.
“You’d be surprised how little I understand what you’re thinking.” Etsy shop 3DDuplicator makes 3D printed replicas of the Ghosts from Destiny. There are a variety of shells available, including a Pokémon-themed one. The replicas each have a semi-poseable and backlit eye.
A versatile and affordable gaming laptop. The Nitro 5 Spin has a 15″ 1080p touchscreen and a 360º hinge so you can set it up in various ways, including as a simple tablet. But unlike most hybrids it can run most modern games thanks to its GTX 1050 GPU. Drops 10/2017 for $999.
Capcom teamed up with iam8bit to make a limited edition batch of Street Fighter II SNES cartridges. Each cart comes with a tri-fold box with foil and embossed details, a reprint of the instruction booklet and more. Plus, 1,000 of the 5,500 carts are glow-in-the-dark.
The latest Humble Bundle lets you score up to $143 worth of games for just $10. Pay at least $1 to get games like Dead Age and Dreadout. Beat the average to also get Alien: Isolation and more. Pay at least $10 and you get all of the games plus Dead by Daylight.
The HP Omen X laptop can be equipped with a Core i7-7820HK CPU, up to 32GB RAM and GTX 1070/1080 GPU that can all be overclocked. It also has tons of cooling and vents, a 1080p or 4K G-Sync display and a programmable backlit mechanical keyboard. Drops 11/2017 for $1200+.
Data Radar look back at the incredible progress made in video game graphics in the last five decades – from the rudimentary black and white pixels of the ’70s, to the near-photorealistic imagery of today. Next time you gripeabout a game’s graphics, watch this.
If you build it, they will come. And probably get eaten. Jurassic World Evolution is a theme park simulation game based on the Jurassic Park franchise. Just like in the film, the game will allow you to create new types of dinosaurs. Coming to PC, Xbox One and PS4 in 2018.
Prima Games’ follow up to its NES book. Playing with Super Power is a nostalgic guide book. Not only does it contain tips for SNES games, it also has a history of Nintendo’s console and its classics, as well as associated art and music. Also available as an online book.