Published: Nov 25, 2021
Launch years for any video game console are typically slow. The pandemic exacerbated this. And yet, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox series machines both ended 2021 on strong notes, with much more exciting titles in the coming year.
Published: Jul 16, 2021
Valve, the company that manages PC gamings most dominant storefront, Steam, announced its entry into the portable gaming market with the Steam Deck. The handheld gaming device will sell for between $399 and $649.
Published: Jul 07, 2021
Nintendo announced an updated model of its hybrid mobile console Tuesday, the Nintendo Switch OLED, highlighting the devices better mobile screen, as well as a handful of new external features. The company did not detail any updates to the systems hardware; based on the information available now, games wont play any better, nor will they look better on a TV screen. Instead, the form factor updates - a new OLED screen and 0.8 additional inches of real estate - will merely make games look clearer in handheld mode. The bigger screen also means thinner bezels around the image, which gives the system a more modern look.
Published: Jun 20, 2021
Doug Bowser, president of Nintendo of America, is a skilled communicator. And right now, his message is clear: The Switch is doing great, and new hardware will be announced when the time is right.
Published: May 28, 2021
When the first smartphones debuted in the early 2000s, mobile gaming consisted of simplistic titles such as "Snake," where the player leads a snakelike chain of pixels around the screen to eat other pixels and grow longer.