Valve is taking another stab at the console market with the Steam Deck, and comparisons to the Nintendo Switch were both immediate and inevitable. But once you go beyond first impressions, you’ll realize that the Deck is something else altogether.
Picture this—you finally get your hands on a $2,500 EVGA RTX 3090 graphics card, pop it into your colorful gaming PC, and fire up the exclusive beta for Amazon’s upcoming New World MMO. Suddenly, you hear a strange thump and your screen goes black. You’re left in silence as the fans on your GPU crawl their way to lifelessness.
I have a confession: my family adores board games. So much that we built a dining room table that converts to a board game table. We have dozens (and dozens) of board games. Does that sound like your family? Then you should take a serious look at Arcade1Up’s Infinity Game Table.
Three years before id Software released Doom, the company began work on a Super Mario Bros. 3 port for MS-DOS PCs. It didn’t work out. But now the Strong Museum of Play says that it’s obtained a demo of the Mario Bros. 3 port, and it’s probably the same demo that id Software showed to Nintendo execs in 1990.
For years, Microsoft’s vision was “[a] computer on every desk, and in every home, running Microsoft software.” But now, Microsoft is a very different company. And with its latest moves in Xbox and Windows, Microsoft’s new vision is clear: “Windows everywhere, even without a single PC in the home.”
Valve unveiled its new handheld gaming console—the Steam Deck—this week. Interest in it is so high that when it went up for pre-order earlier today, Valve’s servers were instantly overloaded. Users were served up a frustrating slew of errors throughout the checkout process.
We saw the first teaser of TAG Heuer’s new ‘Super Mario’-themed watch on July 9. While the exciting collaborative effort won’t officially release until July 15, we were able to find out some additional details. Come take a look!
I always knew my mother shouldn’t have thrown out my perfectly good Star Wars and He-Man toys, but now I realize I shouldn’t have let her toss my NES games either. A sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda just sold for $870,000, and sure my copy probably wasn’t worth that much, but I can still blame Mom.
Fans of the popular video games Alto’s Adventure and Alto’s Odyssey have something new to get excited about: a brand new biome to play through. However, the new area will only be available to play in Apple Arcade and is part of Alto’s Odyssey: The Lost City’s debut on the gaming service.
Since its launch in 2015, the DoNotPay robotic lawyer service has helped people fight parking tickets, reduce property taxes, and automatically cancel subscription services. But now, DoNotPay wants to defend gamers from banned accounts, hackers, and scammers. It’s a weird idea, but it could save you from a few annoying phone calls or email threads.