Gaming

Nintendo discontinues the NES Classic Edition
April 14, 2017 at 7:51 am

If you haven’t managed to get your hands on Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition, you may be out of luck: the company has discontinued the plug-and-play console in North America, as first reported by IGN. The company released the following statement to The Verge:

Las Vegas nightclub is turning into an eSports arena
April 12, 2017 at 10:48 am

Las Vegas is quickly becoming a hotbed for virtual sports. Allied Esports and Esports Arena have unveiled plans to turn a 30,000 square foot nightclub at the Luxor Hotel and Casino into the Vegas Strip's first permanent eSports venue. The "multi-level" arena will pack expected amenities like a stage, a massive video wall and a…

The SwitchCharge might be the first good battery case for the Nintendo Switch
April 5, 2017 at 9:12 am

One of the Nintendo Switch’s biggest advantages is the fact that it’s a completely portable console that lets you play Zelda on the go. But on the flip side, one of the Switch’s biggest disadvantages is the relatively short battery life that the console offers, especially when playing a more graphically intensive game. The SwitchCharge…

WIR: Is GameStop Poised for a Rebound?
March 31, 2017 at 3:51 pm

GameStop released less than stellar numbers for their 2016 fiscal year our editors discuss if this is the beginning of the end or just stormy weather.

Hisense and Esports Giant Evil Geniuses Join Forces to Bring the Best Gaming Experience to The World
March 30, 2017 at 11:35 am

Hisense, the multinational consumer technology manufacturer and one of the largest television brands in the world, today announced an extensive marketing partnership to become the exclusive TV provider of the award-winning esports team, Evil Geniuses. The marketing sponsorship will run through 2017 and feature a variety of co-branded events, a presence at major tournaments and…

Nintendo's DSi Shop is somehow still open, but not for much longer
March 28, 2017 at 12:28 pm

Nintendo's DSi portable console, the precursor to the 3DS, was released way back in early 2009. Amazingly enough, the DSi's online shop is still up and running, even though Nintendo stopped selling the console years ago. But those days are about to end. As Nintendo announced a year ago, the DSi Shop will shut down…

Is GameStop Destined to Collapse?
March 28, 2017 at 12:23 pm

GameStop followed up its earnings report announcement with news that it plans to shutter 150 stores. Is the video game retailer doomed?