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Xbox Series X features, specs revealed

Mar 17, 2020 - 5:14 PM

Microsoft reveals new details about their fastest and most powerful console yet

XBOX SERIES X. A shot of Microsoft's latest game console. Image from Microsoft.

Nintendo to make new version of Switch console for 2019 – report

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:21 PM

The new hardware is reportedly slated for a Summer 2019 outing

NINTENDO SWITCH. Kids enjoy playing tunes on a Toy-Con Piano as Nintendo of America hosts the ultimate family-fun battle where families compete in 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge during San Diego Comic-Con at Marriott Marquis & Marina on July 22, 2018 in San Diego, California. File photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Nintendo/AFP

Nintendo announces new Mario Kart game for smartphones

Feb 01, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Nintendo also confirms that the Switch will be getting its online subscription service by September of this year

MARIO KART. Mario is getting his second game on mobile! Illustration from Nintendo

Nintendo reboots with new Switch game console

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Nintendo would not comment on the price and only said it would be first announced at the Tokyo briefing scheduled to start at 1:00 pm 0400 GMT; 12:00 pm Manila time

NINTENDO'S SWITCH. Will the Switch change Nintendo's outlook? Screen shot from

Nintendo to end Wii U production on Friday – report

Nov 02, 2016 - 5:27 PM

UPDATED Nintendo which had shipped around 13 36 million Wii U consoles as of September 30 denies the report despite not knowing the particulars of the article

WII U. A customer plays a video game of Nintendo's Wii U at an electric shop in Tokyo on May 7, 2015. File photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

Sony confirms PlayStation 4.5, says it won't be at E3

Jun 10, 2016 - 10:23 PM

Sony s Andrew House says the new console is intended to sit alongside and complement the standard PS4

20 YEARS OF PLAYSTATION. Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation 4 20th anniversary edition video game console is displayed at Sony's showroom in Tokyo on December 4, 2014. Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

Sony’s PlayStation Now heads to PS3 on May 12

May 06, 2015 - 5:55 PM

PlayStation Now is a subscription cloud gaming service that allows players to stream specific video games on the PlayStation 4 and soon on the PS3

PLAYSTATION NOW. Image from PlayStation Blog.

Great video games for summer

Apr 05, 2015 - 1:13 PM

Here are some console video games you may want to check out

Germanwings cockpit lock, solar energy, young innovators | SciTech4u

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:32 PM

Technology – a double edged sword in the Germanwings crash solar energy in PH homes and groundbreaking prototypes from the De La Salle University s Innovations and Technology Fair

Sony and Spotify's PlayStation Music going live

Mar 30, 2015 - 10:32 PM

New Spotify users as well as users of Sony s Music Unlimited service – which the company phased out and replaced with PlayStation Music – can earn some free Premium time

Valve, Xi3 at odds over Piston console

Mar 13, 2013 - 7:58 PM

Valve and Xi3 appear to be at odds over the Piston what it represents and their ties

PISTON PROBLEMS. Xi3 and Valve currently at odds over ties. Photo from Xi3 website.

Sony stops shipping PlayStation 2 units in Japan

Dec 29, 2012 - 6:40 PM

A report from Japan indicates that Sony has stopped shipping the PlayStation 2 console to Japanese retailers

END OF AN ERA. The PlayStation 2 stops shipping in Japan 3 months shy of its 13th birthday. Photo from Wikipedia

Is Nintendo's Wii U worth getting?

Nov 29, 2012 - 9:09 AM

Is the Wii U worth getting for your home? Learn more about Nintendo s new console in this information roundup

BASIC OR DELUXE? Will you be buying a Wii U? Screen shot from