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Completing the set: Konami announces the TurboGrafx-16 Mini throwback console

Video game publisher Konami has some new hardware on the way and for a change it has nothing to do with a Pachinko machine (long story). In keeping with Sony, Nintendo, and Sega launching throwback mini-consoles of their own, Konami is bringing back the TurboGrafx-16 with the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, a smaller version of the 1980s console released by the gaming company. 

It’s time to kill the boogeyman with strategic shooter John Wick Hex

We're huge fans of the John Wick series of films and with the third film, John Wick 3: Parabellum, dropping a little later this month it's a good time to announce a game. Which is just what Good Shepherd Entertainment and Bithell Games have gone and done. Called John Wick Hex, it's a... strategy game? Seriously? 

Whether you want to or not, you can now overclock your Nintendo Switch

Two weeks ago we saw Nintendo release a brand new update for the Switch, and it now includes a mode that allows you to overclock the CPU.

Sony’s PlayStation 5: Everything we know so far

Sony has dominated the current-gen console wars with its PlayStation 4 selling 94 million units, what is the company planning for its upcoming console?

Nintendo is reportedly planning two new Switch consoles for this year

The Wall Street Journal has reported that we could see two new Switch consoles from Nintendo as soon as mid-2019.

Black Friday for gamers – PS4 and Xbox Edition

It’s that time of the year again, when South Africans try to figure out how to do this Black Friday thing. If there’s one piece of advice we can give you it’s that online shopping is your friend. Especially if you’re a gamer who’d rather get some sessions in than face the stampedes. Luckily, PlayStation and Xbox have launched their annual Black Friday sale already, and it’ll run until after payday...[Read More]

PlayStation has dropped out of E3 2019

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) has just lost one of the big three consoles for 2019’s show. Sony has decided to pull PlayStation out of E3 2019, and do… something different. We don’t officially know what that something is but E3 organisers and Sony confirmed that the next event will be PlayStation-less. Considering the massive presence Sony normally has at the show,  E3 will have a f...[Read More]

You can download YouTube on your Nintendo Switch today

YouTube is launching on the Nintendo Switch today, which means you can finally use the small, colourful gaming console for more than its impressive lineup of games. The first major video-streaming app launched on the Nintendo Switch, was the Hulu app in November last year. But as y’all know — we ain’t got no Hulu in this country (if you read that like a Western Sheriff, plus ten points for y...[Read More]

Red Dead Redemption 2 will have a companion app at launch

Gamers of all shapes, sizes, and types are (not so) patiently awaiting Red Dead Redemption 2, set to land tomorrow, 26 October. We’re already camping outside our local BT Games. In spirit.  Red Dead Redemption 2 is based in a giant open world, and although we haven’t experienced it yet, it’s likely the sheer scale might find many players getting lost in the woods. We will definitely have a mini-ma...[Read More]

Fortnite Season 6 – What’s happening on the island this time around

Colourfully animated battle royale sensation Fortnite has ended its fifth season — which means the game is due for a whole range of new updates. Horrifying new updates to be exact. What can we expect from the (now-live) Season 6? Obviously a Halloween-themed season that’s packed with invisibility, new skins, new locations and pets. Because October is literally around the corner and 31 Octobe...[Read More]

The Xbox One is getting keyboard and mouse support

Microsoft’s Xbox One will soon support mice and keyboards as input devices for selected games. Hear that, PC master race? Now, hopefully console players will be able to keep up with their PC buddies in crossover games like Fortnite. The extra peripheral functionality will only be available on titles where developers decide to build it into the game — this means it is completely up to develop...[Read More]

Nintendo Labo hits the road with new Toy-Con 03 Vehicle Kit

Nintendo Labo launched earlier this year with a genius mix of build-it-yourself cardboard accessories and genuinely entertaining games bundled up in the Variety Kit and Robot Kit, respectively. If you thought that was going to be the end of it, you’d be wrong. A new Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit (or Toy-Con 03) launches on 14 September this year.  This new Vehicle Kit contains the software and c...[Read More]

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