The SNES is a 16-bit video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and South America in 1993. It was the company's second home console, following the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Additionally, development of a variety of enhancement chips (which were integrated on game circuit boards) helped to keep it competitive in the marketplace. Continue reading for five things you may not have known.
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During this year's April Fools' Day festivities, Google Maps was taken over by Pokemon. They challenged the world to venture through its Google Maps app to find and catch the 151 Pokemon, and if managed to complete the task, you were promised an opportunity a job at Google as a "Pokemon Master." Now, the people who were patient enough to do so, started receiving official letters from Google. Continue reading for the Pokemon challenge video and more information.
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Microsoft's Xbox One Stereo Headset is currently being offered for only $49.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally priced at $79.99. Immerse yourself in rich stereo sound with the Xbox One Stereo Headset. Easily adjust audio levels without taking your hands off the controller. You can even control the balance of game sounds and chat audio to focus on what you want to hear. Product page. Continue reading for a video overview and more information.
- Sign in to Xbox Live to receive the latest console updates.
- Unidirectional microphone for clear voice capture.
- Includes detachable Stereo Headset Adapter that puts the audio controls at your fingertips including volume up/down, microphone mute, and controls game/ chat balance.
- Easy to set up: No complex wires to your console. Wired only to the Wireless Controller.
- Full range audio spectrum (20Hz-20kHz) for deep bass, all the way to crystal clear high frequencies.
It only took 29-years, but someone has discovered yet another unlimited 1-Up glitch involving a magic beanstalk in the original Super Mario Bros. game. Before watching the video, note that you must beat the entire game once before this glitch even becomes possible. Continue reading for the video and a tutorial.
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Demonstrated at E3 2014 this week, Sony's Project Morpheus is the codename for an upcoming virtual reality headset that's designed to fully function with Sony PlayStation 4. It's currently a prototype and will be released sometime after 2014. Sony Computer Entertainment head Andrew House said sales of its PlayStation Camera had been better than expected, and Morpheus was an extension of that. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
The breathtaking trailer you are about to see is rendered in real-time by the Wii U, rather than being pre-rendered. With that said, this new Zelda game features an open-world design, with graphics sporting a touch of cel-shading, though a slightly more refined approach instead of the cartoonish feel found in Wind Waker. Continue reading for the video and more information.