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Evercade VS is a multi-player retro console for the living room

The makers of the Evercade handheld game console that was introduced last year are launching a new model designed for the living room. The Evercade VS doesn’t have a display or a battery, but it has one killer feature that the portable model lacks: support single-screen, multi-player games. You can plug the Evercade VS into your […]

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Xbox Series X coming in late 2020 (It’s pretty much a gaming PC in console form)

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its next-gen Xbox game console and the Xbox Series X is either a big console or a small gaming PC, depending on how you look at it. It’s not expected to ship until the 2020 holiday season, but Microsoft revealed the basics of the upcoming console during the Game […]

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NVIDIA Shield TV software update brings 2017 features to 2015 model

NVIDIA started selling a new version of its Shield TV box earlier this month. But while the new model is 40 percent smaller than the version that launched in 2015 it has the same basic hardware. The key differences are a game controller with a microphone that’s always listening for voice commands and newer software. Actually, […]

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NVIDIA Shield video game console coming in May for $199

NVIDIA will launch its first game console designed for the living room in May. The new NVIDIA Shield console is a box with an NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor, support for 4K video, and Google’s Android TV software. That doesn’t mean it’s just for Android games though. The system will support NVIDIA’s GRID game streaming service […]

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Zrro Box is a different approach to big-screen Android gaming

There are loads of options out there if you want to set up an Android-powered gaming console on your big screen. An ideal experience remains elusive for a number of reasons, from laggy Bluetooth controllers to limited libraries. Zrro (pronounced Zero) is hoping to change all that. At first glance, Zrro looks like pretty much […]

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NVIDIA Shield upated with “Console Mode,” button-mapping for touchscreen games

NVIDA’s Shield is a $300 handheld game console that looks like an Xbox controller with a 5 inch display tacked on. It can run pretty much any game designed for Android — but since most games are designed for touchscreens, a lot of those titles can be kind of tricky to play with a physical […]