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AirDrop Gaming planning second-generation HipShotDot and more accessories

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 13, 2014 1:00pm PST

HipShotDot is one of the most ingenious video game peripherals ever made. And there's more to come from its creator at Airdrop Gaming.


"I don't quite understand this - Does it hack the software or does it just show you the exact ..."

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Razer proposes PC upgrade subscription service for Project Christine

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 09, 2014 5:00pm PST

"Instead of having to pay thousands of dollars in a single shot, there could be a standard subscription fee and you could have always, at any point of time, the best possible PC."


"I'm not as cynical as everyone else on this thing. $45/mo would be a sweet spot, I'd buy."

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Virtuix Omni preview: eyes-on with full-body virtual reality

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 1:45pm PST

Virtuix Omni, a Kickstarted treadmill for gamers, allows gamers to run around in virtual reality worlds--without walking into a wall. It may seem odd, maybe even silly at first, but seeing it in action has made me a believer.


"I just came across someone on Youtube using this and Rift for Minecraft. While I wouldn't really ..."

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Oculus Rift's latest prototype tackles simulator sickness, adds positional tracking

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 9:30am PST

At CES, Oculus unveiled "Crystal Cove," the latest version of its Rift headset.


Razer envisions plug 'n play PC upgrades with Project Christine

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 07, 2014 10:10pm PST

One of the coolest things we've seen at CES this year was Razer's "Project Christine." Razer wants to make a modular gaming PC, one that fully embodies the idea of plug 'n play.


"I think Razer as a company has lost its way, and is desperately searching for a disruptive ..."

- the archvile see all 9 comments

PlayStation Now preview: hands-on with Sony's cloud game streaming

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 07, 2014 2:45pm PST

Perhaps the biggest news from Sony's CES press conference this morning was the announcement of PlayStation Now...


"Thinking over this I'm wondering now if the next round of consoles were 100% streamed, if that ..."

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PlayStation Now game streaming to begin closed beta this month

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2014 9:55am PST

Today during its CES keynote, Sony announced PlayStation Now. The apparent culmination of its Gaikai acquisition, it will offer rentals and a subscription model to bring PlayStation games to various devices. A closed beta is planned for January.


"I honestly don't see how my future where the games are available is shittier than the future ..."

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PlayStation 4 has sold over 4.2 million consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2014 9:49am PST

When Microsoft boasted yesterday that it sold over 3 million Xbox Ones in 2013, it seemed inevitable that Sony would quickly follow with yelling about its own success. During its CES 2014 keynote today, Sony declared that it had sold-through over 4.2 million PlayStation 4 co...


"What it means is that both consoles are selling several times faster than any previous console ..."

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Live from Valve's CES 2013 press conference

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 06, 2014 4:47pm PST

We're reporting live from the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, where Valve is throwing a pre-CES press conference to talk all things Steambox.


"I'll be content so long as that controller gains some mainstream support."

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Dish app brings live TV and DVR to PS3 and PS4

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 06, 2014 12:20pm PST

Dish subscribers will soon be able to use their PS3 and PS4 consoles to access live TV and DVR recordings.


Steam Machines available to purchase by the end of January

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 06, 2014 10:45am PST

Steam Machines will be launching at the end of this month. And at least one of them will include both Windows and SteamOS.


"I don't want one. I'm very happy to see them. I feel like its a very smart move, but will pay ..."

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Steam Machine partners include Alienware, Falcon Northwest, Origin

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 06, 2014 9:45am PST

While Valve has made its own prototype, the official Steam Machine roll-out will be dependent on the efforts of Valve's third-party partners.