Nintendo Unveils Super NES Classic Edition, Launches Sept 29 with 21 Games

Nintendo Unveils Super NES Classic Edition, Launches Sept 29 with 21 Games

Mode 7 freaks, get ready: Nintendo has unveiled the Super NES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the beloved SNES in the vein of the NES Classic Edition that everyone wanted and few people were able to actually buy. The system will come with 21 games, including many of the titles that made the SNES famous. Built into the system is Zelda: A Link to the Past (widely considered the best Zelda in the 30-year-old series,…

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The Best Games of E3 2017

The Best Games of E3 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda, the studio’s newest game really caught our eye. It seems that it’s hitting 4K on the Xbox One X thanks to checkerboard rendering, and it looks miles ahead of anything we saw with BioWare’s previous major releases. (Learn more at IGN)” alt=”Anthem” class=”slider-250899 slide-250900″ /> Assassin’s Creed. This latest installment takes place in ancient Egypt, and it seems that the dev team has integrated many of the systems and design cues from…

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Which Xbox One Games Deserve a Scorpio Upgrade?

Which Xbox One Games Deserve a Scorpio Upgrade?

Halo 5: Forge came to Windows 10, we got a small taste of what Halo can look like on more powerful hardware. Unfortunately, the majority of Halo 5 is still exclusive to the underpowered Xbox One. The game does run at 60fps, but the resolution is lacking, textures can get pretty blurry, and some elements actually display at half the normal frame rate. Even if a Scorpio patch simply locked the resolution at a solid…

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The best free games on the PS4

The best free games on the PS4

On the PC, free-to-play games have received an impressive level of critical and commercial success in the last decade. However, it wasn’t until very recently that console devs started to move in that direction in a big way. Developers of all sizes are entering the fray, and as such, we wanted to see exactly how well these games stand up on Sony’s console. From the get-go, we’ve been monitoring each and every F2P release on…

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The 20 best free PC games

The 20 best free PC games

While free PC games used to be dominated by novelty flash games or small-scale indie testbeds, the free-to-play phenomenon has completely changed the landscape. These days, the full-priced games that once reigned are getting some real competition from titles that offer large swaths of the experience with zero upfront cost. There’s an absurd number of free-to-play games available for the PC, and with that comes both pros and cons. The huge variety means that there’s…

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Sony’s PlayStation Now may soon stream PS4 games to the PC

Sony’s PlayStation Now may soon stream PS4 games to the PC

Sony’s PS4 and PS4 Pro have an enormous sales advantage over the Xbox One, and typically offers better performance, but Microsoft’s console has had one feature Sony hasn’t matched — the ability to stream games from the Xbox One to a local PC. Now, Sony may challenge that position with an update to PlayStation Now. The company’s latest blog post is light on details but states that PlayStation Now, which to-date has only offered PS3…

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

With Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro now shipping, there’s a great deal of speculation around Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio. Microsoft has implied it wants to leapfrog both the Xbox One and the PS4 Pro by a significant margin, but details on how these improvements would impact the existing Xbox One ecosystem have been few and far between. While Scorpio will have extra bells and whistles for 4K players, the console’s advantages won’t be reserved for them,…

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The best free games on the Xbox One

The best free games on the Xbox One

Considering just how much money is being generated by mobile titles like Game of War and Mobile Strike, it’s no surprise that the game industry is taking the free-to-play model seriously on consoles these days. While we’ve certainly done our fair share of groaning about the nickel-and-diming tactics that are so common on the App Store and Google Play, there’s still a lot to like about the free-to-play model when it’s executed well. The PC…

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