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Super NES Classic

The SNES Classic is now available for pre-order at physical GameStop stores ($25 deposit), but will be officially released on September 29th. The system has the original look and feel of the 90s home console, only smaller. Plus, this one comes fully loaded with 21 games. Get your hands on some of the best 2-player games of the era, including Super Mario Kart and Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting. The Super NES Classic Edition is compatible with the Classic Controller and Classic Controller Pro accessories. Just plug it in and play. More information. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.

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Xbox One X Project Scorpio

The Xbox One X "Project Scorpio" Edition has just been unveiled, and it's a doozy. Pre-order one here now. It features a custom design with the words 'Project Scorpio' printed on the console / controller, and they've also incorporated a sophisticated and dynamic graphic pattern across the exterior. Fans will also notice the packaging is inspired by the original Xbox. The Project Scorpio Edition also comes with an exclusive vertical stand so you can choose how to display it in your home. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.

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Xbox One S PC

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The Xbox One S is a mighty console on its own, but for those wanting an unconventional gaming PC, there's no better platform to begin with, or so we think. Modder Eddie Zarick agrees and transformed one of these game consoles into a fully-functional desktop computer. Featuring an Intel Core i3-7100 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor, MSI B250I GAMING PRO AC Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard, Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory, a Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive, Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Low Profile Video Card, and a picoPSU-160-XT, 160w output, 12v input DC-DC Power Supply. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Nintendo Switch Stock

The Nintendo Switch has been out of stock for quite some time, ever since it launched, but now, Amazon Prime members (free trial), can pick one up for $299.99, without having to purchase any bundle packages. In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system can be taken on the go so players can enjoy a full home console experience anytime, anywhere. The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system, with unprecedented new play styles brought to life by the two new Joy-Con controllers. Get one here now. Continue reading for a video unboxing of the Nintendo Switch Sonic Mania limited edition collector's edition and more information.

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Gaming 16K Resolution

The Acer Predator XB1 4K Display is very impressive to say the least, but what happens when you combine 16 of them into one rig? This monstrous 16K resolution gaming setup by Linus Tech Tips. To be more specific, it consists of $10,000 in Quadro P5000s GPUs, 16 4K displays made from 16 27" Acer Predator panels, all combined into a gigantic 108" diagonal pattern. Sure, it's not ideal for modern games, due to stitching, but it does run Half Life 2 and Minecraft in the 40fps range. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the coolest phone you've never heard of.

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500GB Xbox One S

Microsoft's 500GB Xbox One S is a mighty console, but now you can get a bundle with four games - Ghost Recon Wildlands - Gold edition, Forza Motorsport 6, Halo 5, and Recore - for just $248.90 shipped, originally $499.99. With a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, High Dynamic Range technology brings out the true visual depth of your games. Product page. Continue reading for a viral video on Ghost Recon Wildlands and more information.

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Atari 9000

Unlike other tablets, the Atari 9000 doubles as a portable gaming console, complete with joystick and paddle controllers. It's powered by Android, and also offers scrolling, zooming, and use with a stylus, which is basically the joystick handle. You can also hook it up to the big screen for a truly retro gaming experience. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Ataribox

Atari officially revealed its first console in over 20 years, and it's called the "Ataribox". It will be available in two models - one with brown wood found on the original Atari 2600, and the other edition in red and black with a glass front panel. The console will feature several classics built-in, with "current content" being offered at a later date. Continue reading for more pictures sand information.

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Oculus Rift Touch

The Oculus Rift + Oculus Touch VR Bundle lets you experience games like never before, and it's being offered for just $399 shipped, today only, originally $598. Rift uses state of the art displays and optics designed specifically for VR. Its high refresh rate and low-persistence display work together with its custom optics system to provide incredible visual fidelity and an immersive, wide field of view. Product page. Continue reading for a video demonstration and more information.

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Alyson Tabbitha

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Self-taught makeup artist Alyson Tabbitha may not be a big Hollywood name (yet), but she specializes in transforming herself in famous pop culture characters, such as Overwatch's Talon Widowmaker. This journey all began with her mom, a professional character performer, who got her interested in dressing up by handcrafting Halloween costumes. Other characters include: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, Edward Scissorhands, and Lestat from Interview with a Vampire. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.

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