Category Archives: hardware
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 21:51 BST
Those who aren’t attending E3 this year and will be in the LA area, can still get their hands on Ouya as the team is hosting a public event for the console down the road from the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 15:05 BST
There’s seems to be no stopping the beast that is Tomodachi Collection: New Life on the Media Create charts. Once again, the title was the number one seller in Japan for the week ending May 12. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Animal Crossing: New Leaf continued to be great sellers as well, the former earning life-to-date sales of 691,921 and the later now pushing
over 3.2 million copies across the region.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 14:19 BST
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 14:08 BST
Ouya has announced it has secured an additional $15 million in new funding along with the appointment of former EA CCO Bing Gordon to the board of directors. The release date has also slipped a bit.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 19:22 BST
Epic Games vice president Mark Rein doesn’t believe console manufacturers have dropped the ball by not releasing a new console every five years.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 15:10 BST
Tomodachi Collection: New Life was once again the top earner in Japan for the week ending May 5. Last weeks’ number one, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen fell to fourth place. Interestingly enough, there were no new releases for the period, yet sales of all hardware offerings were up over last week. Some not by much, but growth is growth.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 14:52 BST
Tomodachi Collection: New Life continued its dominance of the Media Create charts this week, moving another 144,903 units. Combined with last week when it moved 404,858 units during its debut, the title has moved 549,761 physical units in Japan.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 20:45 BST
Hackers have claimed to have “completely reversed the Wii U drive authentication, disk encryption, file system, and everything else needed for this next generation key”.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 22:17 BST
Sony’s lead system architect and hardware wizard Mark Cerny, has delved into the innards of PS4 as well as PlayGo which allows users to download games and start playing them before the download is finished.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 14:28 BST
Tomodachi Collection: New Life was the big seller in Japan the week of Apr 15 -21. It moved 404,858 for 3DS, while Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 debuted in second with 87,661 units sold on PS3. 3DS LL sales were up over the prior period by 28,950 units.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 | 11:35 BST
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 17:24 BST
Ouya now has over 10,000 registered developers, according to the firm’s head of developer relations, Kellee Santiago. Speaking with Joystiq, she said to expect announcements regarding the console to occur in the next “few weeks.” The latest we’ve heard on the development end, is that Minority Media’s Silent Enemy is in the works for the console, among other high profile development teams.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 21:51 BST
Nintendo’s Bill Trinen believes 3Ds will “take off” in the US this year, thanks to the amount of titles in the works.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 20:41 BST
A former SEGA employee has posted shots and information on something called SEGA Pluto, which was SEGA Saturn with internal Netlink. According to a forum poster on Assembler Games called Super Magnetic, Pluto was “the heaviest console,” he’d ever held and it featured: “two controller ports, and on top you have a flip-top drive bay, a cart slot, a Power button, and the venerable Reset button.” The poster notes Pluto may have been the codename for the Saturn console, and only two prototypes of this particular version were created. Thanks, D’toid.
Sat, Apr 06, 2013 | 16:03 BST
Those in the market for a new video card may wish to hold out a while, as AMD plans to bundle one of its upcoming cards with Battlefield 4.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 20:59 BST
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell is of the opinion that Microsoft will win the next-gen console war.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 18:47 BST
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 15:36 BST
Luigi’s Mansion was still the number one title on the Media Create charts for the week, moving 111,000 units extra. Fate/Extra CCC debuted in second place for PSP, moving 73,000 units. On the hardware side of things, Wii and Wii U were the only offerings to show an increase over the prior week with 1,858 and 22,829 units moved, respectively. All other hardware units saw a decline in sales.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 08:48 BST
PlayJam brought Android console Gamestick to an offsite event at GDC last week. If you’ve ever wanted to play your favorite smartphone games in your living room, this may just be the device for you. Stephany Nunneley reports.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 20:50 BST
OUYA has been hitting mailboxes of Kickstarter backers, and while the rest of the world won’t be able to pick up the Android console until June 4, potential customers should start saving up: there will be 104 titles at launch.