The Xbox One Requiring Kinect Is a Great Thing for Controllers

Gamers who consider their core hard have always thought of Kinect as just some gimmick Wii-successor that they'd never use because true gamers use analog sticks or fight pads or morse code or something. And maybe the first Kinect was like that. The Kinect 2 on Xbox One? Completely different. It's truly an extension of… » 6/11/13 10:25pm 6/11/13 10:25pm

Hey Look It's the New Old Xbox 360 Next to the New Xbox One

Microsoft, for some reason, decided to breathe new life into the aging Xbox 360 by giving it another facelift. This time, it was done to match the design ethos of the Xbox One. But where the Xbox One looks bold and retro future and almost quietly intimidating, the new old Xbox 360 looks like a cheap mini PC tower. At… » 6/11/13 8:52pm 6/11/13 8:52pm

Here's What the PS4 Looks Like in Person

Is it possible to be striking and understated at the same time? The PS4 might be just that. Though the early jokes had pointed it as just being an italicized Xbox One, the sharp angles of the rhombus add a lot more character in real life than they do in pictures. Also: the hollowed-out middle divide make the console… » 6/11/13 4:02pm 6/11/13 4:02pm

PS4 Has a 500GB Hard Drive and the PS4 Eye Costs $60 Extra

One of the questions we had about the PS4 before tonight was what kind of storage would it be packing. How big would it be? Is it built in? Would it be removable? Well, Sony answered it in their Japan press release for the PlayStation 4. It's a 500GB HDD, just like the Xbox One. » 6/11/13 1:16am 6/11/13 1:16am

Don't Buy New Video Game Hardware. Not Now.

With fantastic games on offer across just about every platform, with libraries that grow more accomplished with each passing day, you might think it's always a good time to buy new video game hardware, should you still be without one of the major systems. Mostly, you would be correct. But not this month. » 6/06/13 3:20pm 6/06/13 3:20pm