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Dolphin gains access to Wii Shop Channel in major emulator breakthrough

The Nintendo Wii emulator called Dolphin can now access the Wii Shop Channel to buy and download games through official channels, a big breakthrough for the community dedicated to this popular emulator.
Gaming

Strong early sales reportedly making Nintendo double its Switch production

A report from the Wall Street Journal claimed that high early sales have led Nintendo to double production of the Switch. The console passed 1.5 million units sold in just over a week.
Gaming

Wonky facial animations in ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ might not be fixed

Mass Effect: Andromeda's stiff facial animations have been the target of laughter by fans, but they might not be fixed with a patch. The animations were first a cause for concern after a video was published last year.
Social Media

Monopoly fans find animals more lovable than tech in vote to replace classic tokens

Monopoly's Token Madness vote has come to a close. Fans voted from 64 options for new game pieces, including many symbols of modern tech, but the final eight tokens coming to the next version of the game will feature many familiar faces.
Computing

The Heatbuff sits by your keyboard and keeps your hands nice and warm

Whether typing or gaming, your hands can sometimes get too darn cold to do things properly. The Heatbuff, a small infrared hand warmer that sits at the top of your keyboard, wants to change all that.
Computing

EVGA crams G-Sync tech in its overclockable gaming laptop, the SC17 1070

EVGA released a second version of its SC17 1070 laptop for PC gamers that sports Nvidia's G-Sync technology for an additional cost. However, outside the addition of G-Sync, both laptops consist of the same hardware components.
Gaming

Good, beta, best: How beta tests help shape games like ‘Gwent’ and ‘The Elder Scrolls: Legends’

We spoke to the developers of Gwent and The Elder Scrolls: Legends to find out about the role public beta tests play in preparing balance-heavy multiplayer games for primetime.
Gaming

Indie Showcase: Apple to prominently feature indie games for the long haul

Apple's Indie Showcase will give independent games a prominent place to shine on the App Store. Leading up to the reveal, Apple offered discounts on numerous indie games, some of which occupy spots in the top-10 paid chart.
Computing

Corsair targets PC gamers on a budget with its new compact mechanical keyboard

Corsair launched a new compact mechanical keyboard for PC gamers called the K63. Based on Cherry MX Red switches and a portable form factor, it's an affordable solution packing full key rollover, anti-ghosting, and red backlighting.
Gaming

U.S. Navy reaches out to gamers to troubleshoot post-singularity world

The U.S. Navy is asking gamers for help with tackling problems that could arise from the creation of artificial superintelligence. The Maritime Singularity simulation starts March 27.
Gaming

Telltale's 'Batman,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy' are Switch-bound, retail leaks suggest

Developer Telltale Games may be plotting its Nintendo Switch debut, as a pair of European retailers claim that ports of the studio's Batman and Guardians of the Galaxy games are headed to Nintendo's newly launched console.
Gaming

You'll always be ready for battle with the 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' mobile app

Mass Effect: Andromeda will be getting a mobile app. Available on both iOS and Android, Apex HQ lets you manage your multiplayer loadouts and missions while you're on the go, saving precious time for the main game.