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Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo

The Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo made its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, and it looks like something straight from a video game. Created by race car engineering firm HWA AG and famed design house Pininfarina, this 2,205-pound racer comes equipped with a mid-mounted, dry-sump 4.8L naturally aspirated V8 engine that delivers 600 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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DroidBOX PlayOn

The DroidBOX PlayOn GPD is essentially a quad-core portable gaming device that can emulate most classic consoles, and it's being offered for just $230.90 shipped, this week only. Unlike many competitors, this Android-powered mini computers don't suffer under the strain of bloatware and add-ons that are often out of date and of questionable legality. Featuring a Cortex-A17 1.8GHz processor, a 4Kx2K H.264/H.265(10-bit) video decoder GPU, ARM Mali-T764 3D graphics acceleration hardware, 2GB RAM and 32GB of built-in storage. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing and hands-on video as well as more information.

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Zelda Breath of Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) may be sold out in stores, but it's being offered for just $47.88 (free Prime trial - discount shows upon checkout) shipped, today only, originally $59.88. Step into a world of discovery, exploration, and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across vast fields, through forests, and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule in this stunning Open-Air Adventure. Product page. Continue reading for hands-on gameplay footage and more information.

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Nintendo Switch Drop

Brandon Baldwin of GizmoSlip wanted to see just how durable the new Nintendo Switch really is, so he decided to see if it could survive 11 drops from approximately 5-feet. Rather than use just a few normal cameras, a high-speed camera was thrown in the mix to see just how the casing bends after it hits the pavement. How did it fare? Well, let's just say you might want to stick the Switch in a protective case before attempting this yourself. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone testing a USB Killer on the Switch, a GT-R and a PS4 Slim.

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Portable Super Famicom

HyperKin's SupaBoy S might be more practical, but this guy's custom creation will definitely turn more heads. Why? Well, he managed to turn a Super Famicom / Super NES console into a fully-functional portable gaming machine, completed with LCD display, integrated controller and a top-loading cartridge slot. Other features include: built-in speakers with a volume knob on the back and a light-up power button. Continue reading for a video of it in-action.

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RetroBlox Modular Game Console

The Retroblox Modular Game Console could be the ultimate gadget for classic gamers, as it plays nearly all the classics. That's right, it accepts original game cartridges and / or discs from the Genesis, PlayStation, SEGA CD, TurboGrafx-CD, SNES and more. Once inserted, users can add the game to their digital collection, while it natively upscales thetitles from their original resolution to full 1080p. Plus, you can also stream the gameplay live to Twitch and YouTube. No word yet on pricing or availability. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of California's eye-catching spillway.

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Steam Controller Deal

Valve's Steam Controller is perfect for gaming on the big screen, and it's being offered for just $34.99, today only, originally $49.99. This innovative input device allows you to play games from all genres, including traditional gamepad-style games as well as games usually reserved for play with a mouse and keyboard. The Controllers are wireless and completely configurable. Product page. Continue reading for a tips and tricks video as well as more information.

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Nintendo Switch Game Case

The Nintendo Switch is set to hit stores on March 3rd (if you can find them), but some reviewers already have their hands on the actual console as well as games. Now here's a first look at Super Bomberman R, which makes full use of the Nintendo Switch system capabilities, enabling gamers to play wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose. In 'Battle' mode, up to eight players are dropped within a maze until the 'last man standing' is declared the winner. There is also a 'Story' mode where one to two players work cooperatively to clear a series of 50 stages in order to save the galaxy. Continue reading for another video, picture and more information.

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Hyperkin SupaBoy S

Hyperkin's SupaBoy S is basically a portable SNES console that you can take anywhere, all for $98.25 shipped this weekend only. The device will play all original SNES (NTSC AND PAL) and Super Famicom cartridges on a built-in 4.3 inch LCD screen. It includes a D-pad and face buttons, as well as right and left shoulder buttons. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.

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HTC Quest

The HTC Quest Fury, Storm and Thunder smartphones are designed with mobile gamers in mind. Featuring a 5.5 inch AMOLED display, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, 16MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera, a Snapdragon 835 CPU, and a 3900 mAh battery. It also has Dolby BoomSound technology and a fingerprint scanner embedded directly in the screen. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a 20-foot fire tornado firework launcher.

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