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Sonic gets new Mega Drive for 25th birthday

Retro-gaming is a decent business, as people relive their glory years on old consoles. Nintendo are offering a mini-NES which looks like fun, and now, to celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 25th birthday, Sega is going to put out a special Mega Drive. This is from British company, Funstock Retro, who announced the throwback console, and…

Sign in to Xbox Live once in 5 years, or else

If you've got an Xbox, Microsoft have something they want to tell you. They've made some changes to their Account service and Skype account, which basically means that you're going to have to sign-in on your Xbox Services at least once in the next 5 years. If you don't, you'll lose the gamertag which you've…

Catch 'em all with this Pokemon Go phone case

Pokémon Go has dominated the mobile world this last week, leaving people pottering around outside, trying to catch pretend rats through their smartphone cameras. In the game, you have to throw Pokéballs at them, and if you can curl your shot, you get more points. Of course, this is a skill move which is tricky,…

Pokemon Go is about to be hacked

The Pokemon Go servers have been having a hard time for numerous reasons. Initially, it was groaning under the strain of massive use, and then some hackers decided to have a go at them. This means there's been outages for people wanting to play the fantastically popular game. The hack was by some people who…

PS4 Neo specifications get leaked

A confidential presentation for the PS4 Neo - that's what it looks like - has appeared online, and shows of info about the spec of the console, and other things. The presentation says the device will have 8 cores at 2.1GHz, and it that doesn't mean much to you, it basically means that it'll be…

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Nintendo offer the Mini-NES

Nintendo offer the Mini-NES

Nintendo are doing rather well with Pokemon Go, and they're hoping to ride the good fortune with the decent looking stocking-filler, the Mini NES. While Sony and Microsoft are ramping things up with some serious hardware, with the PlayStation 4 Neo and the Xbox One S, Nintendo are keeping things light and breezy. You'll be…

Pokémon Go finally gets UK launch

In the UK, people have been getting Pokémon Go via sneaky methods, which means most people can't get their paws on it at all. That's all changed though, as Pokémon Go has now officially launched in the UK for both Android and iPhones. Brace yourself to see a lot of people hanging around in weird…

PlayStation Network - yes, there's been problems

If you've been swearing at your PlayStation, because the network has been playing up - don't worry, it isn't just you. There's been problems throughout the PlayStation Network, and Sony assure everyone that they have now been resolved. This has been messing with both PS3 and PS4. "You may have some difficulty launching games, applications,…

Pokemon Go privacy issues cleared up

Nintendo have got a shot in the arm, getting a £5.8 billion boost thanks to the wild success of Pokemon Go, which has seen people playing a game that requires you to walk around with your mobile, look through your camera, and catch characters. That was a sly recap for ancient people who say they…

Nintendo joypads for your phone?

Nintendo have been falling by the wayside in the console world, losing huge amounts of ground to Sony and Microsoft, with their PlayStations and Xboxes respectively. However, Nintendo have been getting busy with the apps, giving the world Miitomo, Fire Emblem, and Animal Crossing. And it looks like they're not stopping the momentum, as they've…

EA deny FUT is broken on FIFA game

EA's FIFA football gaming franchise has been fantastically successful, and one of the things that is particularly loved is the Ultimate Team, also known as FUT. However, fans of the game have been furious over claims that the most expensive cards in the feature, don't work. EA is trying to calm the angry gamers (and…

What's the secret around Nintendo NX?

There's a lot of chatter around Nintendo at the moment, and it looks like they're working on another big concept, but they're not ready to tell everyone about it yet. Game designer Shigeru Miyamoto says: "In terms of NX, there's an idea that we're working on." "That's why we can't share anything at this point,…

How to get Facebook's secret football game

Remember Facebook's secret chess game? They had a hidden basketball game too. Well, seeing as Euro 2016 and the Copa America is in full swing, we might as well tell you that there's a hidden football game too (that's soccer, for any Americans who are reading this). You will have played something similar in the…

Price drop on Xbox One consoles

Seeing as there's a new Xbox coming out, there's going to be a price war on the original model - and Game and Amazon are straight in there. The new, slimmer, 4K Xbox One S will be available in August, and has a price of $299, which equates to around £210. We'd be surprised if…

E3: What you need to know about new Xbox and PlayStation

Gamers rejoice! New video game consoles are coming your way! As predicted, Microsoft are bringing out the slimmed version of the Xbox One, and the picture we showed you yesterday is the actual machine. It's 40% smaller than the existing console, has 4K capabilities, and a fancy new joypad. If you want to look at…