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Nintendo Switch console

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Nintendo Switch is a home console for the road

Nintendo's Switch console can be hooked up to a TV, played as a handheld device, or used without even looking at a screen.

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Performance-boosting Game Mode discovered in new Windows 10 preview build, confirmed by Microsoft

An early version of Windows 10's expected Game Mode has made an appearance in Build 15007, and Microsoft executives have confirmed it will formally roll out soon.

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Nintendo Switch console details revealed: launch date, price, games, paid multiplayer, and more

The Nintendo Switch will launch in March for a reasonable price, but it basically looks like a Nintendo console with Nintendo games.

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Here's what you look like when you're trying VR

Virtual reality was all over CES, providing attendees with a glimpse into the computer animated future. But while show-goers were deep in their virtual worlds, photographers Ann Singer and Alexandra Wimley of BU News Service were...

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41% off Dark Souls III Collector's Edition, XBOX ONE - Deal Alert

The discounted collector's edition includes Dark Souls III Collector's Edition includes a 10" Red Knight Statue, Prima Starter Guide, Official Dark Souls III Soundtrack, Official art book, Cloth game map, Collector's box and Dark...

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44% off Logitech G700s 910-003584 Rechargeable Gaming Mouse - Deal Alert

Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse. Full-speed USB performance whether wireless or wired: Executes commands up to eight times faster than a standard USB mouse

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CyberPowerPC's Oculus-ready system costs $499 -- if you buy a Rift

CyberPowerPC's $499.99 Gamer Ultra VR is the first desktop ready for the Oculus Rift headset that is priced under $500, but there's a caveat. You'll need to buy it with the Oculus Rift headset, which costs more than the PC at $599.99....

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How EVGA is taking over your PC

At this point, EVGA has basically everything you need to build your own PC—except for storage and a processor.

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This week in games: Elite Dangerous encounters aliens, The Long War comes to XCOM 2, and more

Plus Mass Effect Andromeda snags a release date, EverQuest Next spinoff Landmark shutting down, and more. This is gaming news for January 2 through 6.

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Watch out, GeForce Now: LiquidSky lets you stream PC games from the cloud for free

LiquidSky's SkyComputers let you play your PC games on any Mac, PC, or Android device via the power of the cloud.

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Blasphemy! I played Witcher 3 on a MacBook Air thanks to Nvidia's GeForce Now

Nvidia's new GeForce Now streaming for PCs and Macs lets you play any PC game on computers that aren't meant for playing games, and it holds up pretty well.

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Intel's Optane: What users can expect in PCs and when it will ship

Intel is known for cranking up PC speeds to new highs, and now it's doing the same for storage with Optane.

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Nvidia's making it easy to broadcast video games direct to Facebook Live

For the second time this year, Facebook makes a move on Twitch's territory. We'll see if it fares any better than YouTube Gaming did.

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Best of Digital Storm's big, bad builds at CES 2017

Up close and personal with Digital Storm's Aventum 3, Bolt X, and Project Modena.

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Nvidia packs new Shield TV console with 4K, HDR, Google Assistant

Nvidia rolled out a Shield TV console, arming it with 4K and HDR capabilities for vastly improved gaming and video streaming.

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GeForce Now picks up the OnLive mantle, allowing you to stream games direct to your PC

The catch? It’s going to cost you $25 for every 20 hours you play. At that rate, you might as well save up for a few months and buy a dedicated gaming PC.

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Sony planning VR beyond gaming, says Hirai

The PlayStation VR is Sony's biggest and boldest push yet into virtual reality, but consumers can expect more from the company in the TV and music realms, its CEO said in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

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50% off Rock Band Rivals Band Kit for PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

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