Nintendo shares this awesome trailer for World of Light, the single-player campaign for Kirby Smash, er – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The Smash Bros. contestants get decimated, and evil doppelgangers of them have been made. It’s up to you to free the characters.
Love Hultén’s Pixel Vision 2.0 is a much smaller and thinner portable retro console than the original one he released back in 2015. Available in a one piece or clamshell design, it can store over 10,000 games and plays SNES, Megadrive, Game Boy games and more.
There are lots of different schools of thought on how playing video games can both positively and negatively affect our brains and bodies. WIRED spent some time trying to separate myth and opinion from hard science and data in this fascinating report on the subject.
(SPOILERS, PG-13: Language) God of War on the PS4 is a wonderful achievement for Sony Santa Monica Studios. But the game wasn’t always that brilliant. Sony shares some of the funny glitches the developer came across while making the game. Be sure to stick around until the end.
The young and adventurous purple dragon is back, and he’s all scaled up. Spyro Reignited Trilogy for PS4 and Xbox One includes Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon, all with new 1080p graphics and improved controls. Drops 11/13/18.
Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia covers the first 17 games in the series, from the original Super Mario Bros. to Super Mario 3D World. It contains information about major and minor characters, spinoff games and more. There’s also a limited edition.
SteelSeries’ premium wireless gaming mouse promises a response time of just 1ms for lag-free gaming. It also has a built-in sensor that allows the mouse to counteract the unwanted movement when you lift the mouse. It gets 10 hours of use from just a 15 min charge.
Relive your gaming glory days with a Retro Entertainment Console. This entertainment system takes its design cues from the NES Classic and is pre-loaded with over 500 games so you can fall deep into a black hole of 8-bit gaming nostalgia. (Note: Games are remakes)
Freakersneaks made limited-edition Air Jordan IVs themed after the Game Boy and one of its classic games, Super Mario Land. The sneakers feature a pressable d-pad and buttons on the heel, and a Game Boy cartridge as the tag. They cost a crazy $1,350, but still sold out.
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales is an RPG spinoff of The Witcher franchise, with the Gwent card game at its heart. The game takes place before the first game in the series and is about the Queen of Lyria and Rivia fighting the invading Nilfgaardians. Drops 10/23/18.
Getting from place to place in video game worlds can be a drag. Hence the inclusion of overview maps and teleportation to zip your character over long distances quickly. Nukazooka envisions same tech applied to the real world. We’d just use it to skip traffic jams.
Microsoft’s Project xCloud is an upcoming video game streaming service that will allow people to play Xbox One games on their PC, tablets or phones. It will work with the Xbox One controller and supports streaming via 4G connections. Public tests will begin in 2019.
Gamers, stop struggling with your router’s settings. Razer’s Sila router is optimized for gaming with its one-click gaming mode. It can also identify connected consoles and let you prioritize traffic to that console. You can also use up to three Sila units as a mesh network.
Goodbye chunky Alienware laptops. The upcoming m15 has a 15.6″ screen yet looks more like a 13″ laptop thanks to its thin side bezels. It comes in 1080p or 4K variants, has 8th Gen Intel CPUs and maxes out with a GTX 1070 GPU. Drops 10/25/18 starting at $1299.