Is Valve Making a Console?

A job opening posted to Valve’s website says very plainly that the company behind Half-Life and Portal is “jumping in” to the gaming hardware biz.

Ouya: The $99 Game Console That Could Change Everything

A fully-functional $99 video game console for TVs. All free-to-play games. “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” is the rule. But Ouya might be the exception.

Game Devs Underwhelmed by Wii U’s Horsepower

If you’re hoping for Nintendo’s Wii U console to have graphics on par with — or better than — Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, developers already working with the hardware say you should be prepared for disappointment.

Wii U Only as Powerful as Xbox 360?

Has there been a single console generation where Nintendo hasn’t held the “distant third place” title when it comes to horsepower? It’s starting to sound like the Wii U will be no different.

Uh-Oh: Nintendo Drops 3DS to $169.99

Nintendo has announced that the price of the 3DS portable game console is being dropped from $249.99 to $169.99 on August 12th. If you do the math, that’s a 32% price cut for a console that’s less than 5 months old. Nintendo couldn’t have picked a louder way of announcing to the world that sales […]

XToaster360: Putting That Old Toaster to Good Use

Got an old toaster or two that is merely collecting dust in the corner? If you are a candidate for that reality TV series The Hoarders, then you might want to put one of those toasters to good use – just like what this guy who calls himself ncarouso11 did. Basically, he got a four-slice […]

OnLive: The 4th Major Console?

The OnLive service has been around for a while now, but this week the company unveiled a major overhaul of their service and hardware that should entice players in ways that can no longer be ignored. OnLive brings PC games to your television, essentially bridging the gap between PC games and TV-based consoles. Until now, […]

Geeky Christmas Tree Ornaments

Where I come from, the Christmas season starts when we hit the “-ber months”. That means at the stroke of midnight, on September 1, you will hear radio stations playing Christmas songs. Unbelievable, maybe, but true! I don’t know if you decorate for Christmas – I don’t. If I were to put up my own […]

No More Linux For PS3

Sony fanboys (fangirls) have always stood by their brand. This is a phenomenon that we can actually associate with other brands, but it seems to me that those who profess to be fans of Sony (especially the PlayStation series) are more hardcore than others. In a very recent move, though, Sony might end up alienating […]