Nintendo's new controller patent takes Wii "U" very literally

No, it's not the Xbox 360 steering wheel. Nintendo's new controller patent looks more like a cartoon magnet, a horseshoe or a big "U." Gamers are having a hard time imagining what games are a perfect fit for this particular peripheral.

Gears of War 4 pre-orders open, Season Pass detailed

Microsoft has opened pre-orders for its Xbox One-exclusive third-person shooter Gears of War 4, revealing the contents of the game's Season Pass and bonus-bundled Ultimate Edition.
Movies & TV

Steam chugs into movie rentals with huge Lionsgate deal

Valve's Steam platform has offered up a handful of movies for some time now, but they were mainly either about gaming or were tie-ins like Mad Max: Fury Road. Now the service will offer more than 100 movies from Lionsgate.

Logitech’s display made from 160 LED keyboards is a sight to behold

Have you made your keyboard run fancy light shows when you're AFK? Nothing quite like this one, we'd wager. With 160 Logitech G810 keyboards, Iam8Bit created a short movie for PAX East, showcasing the keyboard's heavy lighting…

YouPorn’s gaming team was just banned from the Electronic Sports League

Team YP has now been banned from the ESL in what may be an attempt for the gaming industry to become more socially acceptable -- and apparently, being acceptable doesn't include having a team that is sponsored by adult entertainment site…

10 best iPad Pro games to make the most of your big screen tablet

Have you just bought a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, or are enjoying the larger 12.9-inch version? Then don't make it all about work with our line-up of cool games that make the most of that big, beautiful display. Here's 10 to get you started.
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: Piece together the Triforce with this Zelda coffee table

Honor Shigeru Miyamoto's iconic Legend of Zelda franchise the right way by building this DIY mosaic-tiled and Zelda-inspired coffee table, aka the perfect addition to any Nintendo fan's gaming den.

Gears of War 4’s new multiplayer trailer is a throwback in the best and worst way possible

Gears of War 4 looks to return to the series' horror-driven roots in the campaign, but the multiplayer also looks to make things a little fun again, with ludicrous new weapons and executions.
Product Review

Eizo Foris FS2735 Review

Eizo’s Foris FS2735 gaming monitor is awesomely expensive.

id Software responds to PC gamers' complaints about the Doom multiplayer open beta

id Software CTO Robert Duffy addressed some criticism stemming from the recent open beta of Doom for PC, saying the final version's frame rate isn't capped. The PC version will also have advanced settings for adjusting the graphics.
Virtual Reality

Zotac teases tether-free VR gaming using a Zbox mini-PC stuffed into a backpack

A new video released by Zotac teases tether-free VR gaming using a Zbox stuffed into a backpack and the HTC Vive. Zotac doesn't show the battery it uses in the mobile setup, but it's likely relying on the upcoming EN980 Zbox…

There's nothing subtle about MSI's new Aegis gaming PC

MSI's new Aegis gaming PC kicks aggressive styling and unique design up a notch, storing a 350W power supply in the base, and balancing a VR ready gaming PC up top, with decent room for upgrades.