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Nintendo announce third LABO kit

Nintendo LABO 003 Vehicle Kit

We’ve mentioned several times that the naming convention of the first two LABO sets – 001 and 002 – suggested that Nintendo would be releasing a lot more of their cardboard kits. Well, we’ve now got confirmation of a third kit, and it looks like it could be the best yet: Named the Vehicle Kit,…

Rumours emerge about future Xbox Scarlett consoles

One X E3

As we’ve discussed on the blog before, one of the big surprises in a relatively news-free E3 was Microsoft’s openness about their plans for future consoles. Speculation before the conference began suggested that we could be in the midst of the final ‘console gaming’ generation, with Sony and Microsoft shifting their focus to streaming-based platforms.…

Two new Xbox One controllers debut

Xbox One sport white controller

Microsoft have consistently produced some fantastic-looking controllers for the Xbox One. Not only is the controller itself considered one of the best ever, but the range of designs and colour options has meant there’s been a huge range of options for everyone. They’ve continued their steak of fine controller-producing form with two designs. The first…

Spider-Man PS4 Pro swings into view

Spider-man PS4 Pro

With no new hardware coming in 2018, the holiday season – traditionally the big console-buying time of the year – could well prove to be the battle of the bundles. Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo will all be looking to incentivise purchases of their respective consoles by advertising them alongside games, exclusive or not. We know…

New Xbox hardware will be revealed at Gamescom

Xbox Elite controller 2

Update #2: The blog post has now been updated to read “all-new Xbox bundles and accessories”, suggesting that the “hardware” we’ll be seeing is the new version of the Elite controller after all. Update: In a blog post, Major Nelson alludes to “all-new Xbox hardware and accessories” (emphasis ours). While this could mean anything, we’re not if this means…

PlayStation 4 getting a Fortnite bundle

PS4 Fortnite bundle

Update: We’ve now confirmed via retailer listings that there are two Fortnite PS4 bundles available – one with a 500GB PS4 Slim, and one with a 1TB PS4 Pro. Amid a vociferous backlash about their refusal to enable cross-party play with Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, Sony have announced a new PS4 bundle with the very…