Nintendo Switch sales have doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you’ve been looking to pick up a Nintendo Switch game console recently, you might have noticed they’re hard to come by — many stores are having trouble keeping them in stock, and Nintendo is said to be ramping up its manufacturing to keep up with demand. As it turns out, it’s not just the […]

Evercade’s cartridge-based retro console scheduled for May 22nd release

The Evercade handheld game system is designed to let you play classic console games on the go (or around the house if you’re sheltering in place or social distancing). But unlike most retro console it’s not designed to play downloaded ROMs and it doesn’t come with any games built-in. Instead, you can buy a collection […]

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 […]

Atari shows of VCS motherboard… as its designer quits the project

The Atari VCS is a retro-inspired game console that’s basically a small PC with an AMD Ryzen Embedded processor and Radeon Vega graphics. It’s expected to run a custom Linux-based operating system with support for classic games and some modern titles. First unveiled as a concept more than two years ago, the latest word from […]

Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro is game console-in-a-controller (also usable as just a controller)

The folks at SNK tried to cash in on the retro gaming console craze last year with the launch of the Neo Geo Mini, an oddly-shaped portable device that looked like a tiny arcade cabinet. Now the company is trying something a little different. The upcoming Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro is basically a game […]

Hacker transforms a Sega Dreamcast into a handheld game console

Modern smartphones have more horsepower than classic game consoles like early Nintendo, PlayStation, Sega, or Atari consoles, which is why it’s pretty easy to run classic games on a phone or tablet using emulation software. But some hackers prefer to do things the hard way… and make portable game systems out of actual game console hardware. […]