Entries in 'Hardware' (288)

AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

VR-friendly specs for just $199 – that’s the selling point of AMD’s latest GPU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 10:48AM in News
More claims that Microsoft will announce a new Xbox at E3

More claims that Microsoft will announce a new Xbox at E3

It’s looking more certain than ever that a new Xbox will be revealed at E3 in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
PS4 hits 40m; PSN made more money than Nintendo last year

PS4 hits 40m; PSN made more money than Nintendo last year

Sony has revealed that it sold 17.7m PS4 consoles in its last financial year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

It has slashed its sales estimates and has virtually nothing on its release schedule, but Nintendo reckons Wii U manufacturing could continue for another two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 3:22PM in News

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Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Internal forecasts for the Wii U in Nintendo’s current financial year point to a possible cancellation for the hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Xbox One unit sales are up as Xbox Live usage climbs

Xbox One unit sales are up as Xbox Live usage climbs

Microsoft is pretty coy about the sales performance of the Xbox One nowadays, but it looks as if the console has grown sales year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 3:05PM in News
AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

PS4 Neo? Check. Nintendo NX? Check. Xbox Two? Maybe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Xbox One has sold 18m units, Gfinity says

Xbox One has sold 18m units, Gfinity says

A press release from eSports firm Gfinity has seemingly let slip some up to date Xbox One sales data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 11:02AM in News

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Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

The end of the line has come, perhaps surprisingly early, for Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 4:20PM in News
March brings another US win for PS4

March brings another US win for PS4

PS4 was once again the best-selling console in the US for the month of March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
Rumours point to three new Nvidia GTX cards in June

Rumours point to three new Nvidia GTX cards in June

With Nvidia’s tech conference having been and gone without word of any new GPU models, now rumours suggest a June release for Nvidia’s next-gen graphic card line up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 1:18PM in News
PC shipments fall to nine year low

PC shipments fall to nine year low

Two analysts have reported a sharp fall in PC shipments for the first quarter if 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2016 at 11:26AM in News

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Coleco Chameleon boss sheds light on fake console prototype

Coleco Chameleon boss sheds light on fake console prototype

One of the key figures behind the failed Coleco Chameleon console has spoken out on his version of why the venture collapsed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 1:08PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

Chip manufacturer AMD has said that its Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business group, which supplies parts for PS4 and Xbox One, is preparing for the launch of new products in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 11:14AM in News
Further source says PS4.5 is 'real'

Further source says PS4.5 is 'real'

A second outlet has gone on record to report that Sony is working on an enhanced version of the PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:38AM in News
UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

ORIGINAL STORY 18/03/16: A snapshot has appeared online that claims to give us our first glimpse of the Nintendo NX controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 5:00PM in News

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OPINION: You can argue the case for PS4.5, but it's a hell of a risky strategy

OPINION: You can argue the case for PS4.5, but it's a hell of a risky strategy

What appears to be concrete talk about an updated version of the PlayStation 4 is probably the most interesting thing to have come out of GDC last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 12:41PM in News
Coleco cuts ties with Retro VGS manufacturer

Coleco cuts ties with Retro VGS manufacturer

The owner of the Coleco brand has said that it is no longer associated with the makers of a supposed retro console that was to carry its name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
New 3DS gets SNES downloads and special edition console

New 3DS gets SNES downloads and special edition console

Nintendo has confirmed the long-awaited arrival of SNES games on the 3DS Virtual Console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Questions asked about legitimacy of Coleco Chameleon retro console

Questions asked about legitimacy of Coleco Chameleon retro console

A retro console recently demoed at the New York Toy Fair could be little more than a hoax, it is being alleged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 3:28PM in News
PS4 sales hit 35.9 million units

PS4 sales hit 35.9 million units

Sony has announced that “cumulative sell through” of the PS4 has, as of January 3rd, reached 35.9m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
AMD is adding HDMI support to FreeSync

AMD is adding HDMI support to FreeSync

FreeSync is freeing itself of the need for a DisplayPort connection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 3:18PM in News
Patent suggests Nintendo NX could be cloud-based and upgradable

Patent suggests Nintendo NX could be cloud-based and upgradable

A new US patent from Nintendo seems to suggest that a new system from the company – presumably the NX – can draw on other computing devices for additional processing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo’s next home console is set for an explosive start.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2015 at 9:49AM in News
Fnatic begins crowdfunding new line of team-branded hardware

Fnatic begins crowdfunding new line of team-branded hardware

Fnatic, one of Europe's largest multi-game eSports organisations, is turning to Indiegogo to crowdfund a new line of team-branded peripherals.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Nov 17th 2015 at 2:18PM in News