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The end of the Nintendo handheld era

Nintendo handheld history

At 2017’s annual E3 conference, amidst the usual flurry of coverage about new games gearing up for release over the holiday period, the news that the next mainstream Pokémon RPG would be released on the Switch, Nintendo’s home console-handheld hybrid, was presented in a relatively hurried bolt-on to Nintendo’s main showcase. The reaction to the…

The Xbox One X has arrived!

After well over a year of speculation and hype, the Xbox One X is finally here. The system has automatically become the de facto choice for gamers who are determined to eke the very best performance from their console. Packed into a relatively minuscule shell is some truly remarkable processing power: 6 Teraflops 326GB/s of…

White PS4 Pro Leaks

white PS4 Pro

Exclusive – spotted by the Console-Deals.com feed system. Though black has been the go-to standard colour for PlayStation owners since the system’s second iteration, the PS2, white alternatives have proved consistently popular. We’ve had the white PS4 Slim for a good while now, and based on our own sales figures, it’s almost as popular as…

Wave goodbye to Kinect

Xbox One Kinect

A couple of months ago, we exclusively broke the news that Microsoft were officially discontinuing the original Xbox One, which stirred some discussion about the future for the Xbox’s motion camera and voice command accessory Kinect. Originally billed as a core part of the Xbox One experience and included with every console, the Kinect gradually…

Special Star Wars PS4 Pro incoming

Star Wars Battlefront 2 PS4 Pro bundle

Update: Just after this post went live, Sony confirmed that there will be two special Battlefront II bundles arriving. One features the same bundle outlined below, but with a custom PS4 Pro featuring Star Wars decals. The second will come with a standard slim PS4 with a 1TB memory, with the same decal design, and the…