Konami, best known for their Contra, Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, and Castlevania series, is now making gaming PCs. They start around $1700 USD, ship in September, and come in custom cases. The base C300 model comes equipped with an Intel i5-9400F processor, an Nvidia GTX 1650 graphics card, 8GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage. Read more for a video and additional information.
Analogue specializes in retro game consoles, and their latest andheld gaming device, the Analogue Pocket, has unfortunately been delayed until May 2021 due to supply chain issues. On the bright side, pre-orders for the Analogue Pocket are set to begin on Monday, Aug. 3, at 8am PST, priced at $199.99 in black or white colors. Read more for a video and additional information.
Major League Baseball may have returned, but fans aren’t yet allowed to attend games. FOX Sports didn’t want to leave stands empty, so they employed Pixatope software to create customizable virtual fans that populates the crowd during broadcasts. Yes, will even have the ability to react audibly with cheers or boos depending on the action. Read more for a video and additional information.
Nintendo allegedly suffered a data breach back in May and source code as well as prototypes of many of their first party games surfaced online. The most notable included Super Mario 64 source code, and apparently, there was supposed to be a two player mode where Luigi would have been playable. Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed this in an interview back during 1996. Read more for a video and additional information.
UK-based Truly Exquisite is a luxury brand known for customizing various technology devices with precious metals, including Swarovski crystals, and their latest offering is 24K gold, 18K rose gold as well as platinum Sony PS5 consoles. We see a matching gold-plated DualSense controller and headphones, but there’s no official word on if these will go into production. Read more for a video and additional information.
It’s been over 15-years since Forza Motorsport was first released, and the franchise has expanded beyond the player-to-player connection and immersion delivered through state-of-the-art realism. The latest installment, set for release on the Xbox Series X, focuses on speed and power. A next-generation platform provides the team an opportunity to connect players to the Forza universe, and to one another, like you’ve never seen before. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Sony has been known to release some unusual PlayStation-themed items in the past, but these new sneakers from Zara may not be for hypebeasts – those devoted to acquiring fashionable items. Inspired by the original PlayStation console, each shoe features a full-color logo, while the heels have PS1 “Power” buttons. Unfortunately (or fortunately), the laces have been replaced with an elastic band that stretches across the top. Read more for additional pictures and information.
We’re just months away from the Xbox Series X launch, and today, we get a sneak peek at some early Halo Infinite footage, or 8-minutes of campaign gameplay to be exact. In this installment, Master Chief plays a more central role than in Halo 5: Guardians, set on a Halo ring, equipped with Mark VI armor, which returns to the design seen in Halo 2 and Halo 3. Read more for the video and additional information.
The all-new ASUS ROG Phone 3 could be the ultimate 5G gaming smartphone. Running on Android 10 with ROG UI on top, it features a 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 144Hz refresh rate, 270Hz touch sampling rate, and HDR10+ support, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, Adreno 650 GPU, up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, as well as up to 256GB of internal UFS 3.1 storage. Read more for two hands-on videos and additional information.
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel may be the company’s first gaming smartphone, but it’s definitely no slouch. Featuring a 6.59-inch FHD+ display with a 144Hz refresh rate, a Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB of fast UFS 3.1 storage, a side-mounted pop-up front-facing 20MP camera, and a dual rear camera setup (64-megapixel main with f/1.89 aperture + 16-megapixel ultrawide with a 120-degree field of view). Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.