Gaming
Outdoors

Here’s an Xbox One controller you can play with in the pool

If you love all things Xbox, then this new toy from Microsoft is likely to pique your interest. It's a large inflatable in the shape of an Xbox controller, though sadly you can't connect it to the console for a more offbeat gaming…
Gaming

There won’t be a shortage of Switch consoles, claims Nintendo of America president

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime said there won't be shortages of Switch consoles as seen with the NES Classic Edition in late 2016. Two million Switch consoles are slated to ship worldwide in the first three weeks of March.
Gaming

Build your own Xbox One S laptop by following these step-by-step instructions

Illustrious console modder Ben Heck provided some details on how to make your own Xbox One S "laptop" in Episode 217 of Element14's video series, where he provides a step-by-step guide on making your own version.
Gaming

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is Nintendo's most expansive and ambitious game ever

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may be one of the most ambitious games that Nintendo has ever made, and our brief time spent exploring Hyrule on the floor of E3 has left us ravenous for Link's next adventure.
Gaming

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' is the multiplayer game Nintendo's Switch needs at launch

We go hands-on with Mario Kart 8 for the Nintendo Switch. How does it stack up to the Wii U version, and is it worth a look at launch? Find out here in our first take on the launch window game.
Gaming

'Splatoon 2' brings one of the Wii U's best games to the Switch, with a little extra

Splatoon 2 seems to faithfully transpose the gameplay of the original to the Nintendo Switch, but that's a mixed bag for a game that's supposed to be a sequel.
Gaming

Seal out the world and dial in your skills with the best gaming headsets

Whether you’re playing from your couch, or getting up close and personal with your PC monitor, a gaming headset has become a necessity for video game players of any level. Sure, having a boomin’ sound system can help immerse you into…
Computing

These 5 processors prove you can build an awesome PC on any budget

Looking to upgrade your current processor, or build a new PC from scratch? We've selected the best processors at a variety of price points, so you can enjoy maximum performance regardless of your budget.
Computing

How to connect the PS4’s DualShock 4 controller to a PC 1:13

Gaming with a keyboard and mouse can frustrate even the most patient gamers. Swap out the traditional hardware for that DualShock 4 controller sitting on your coffee table with our step-by-step breakdown.
Gaming

Respawn is gracing Titanfall 2 with new maps, Pilot-only Live Fire mode

Titanfall 2 is getting rid of Titans altogether in a new mode called Live Fire that fuses Team Deathmatch with Capture the flag. Live Fire is joined by three new maps, two of which are exclusive to the new mode.
Gaming

TouchSense, a haptic technology, will be implemented in the Nintendo Switch's touchscreen

A multi-year deal has been reached between Nintendo and Immersive to enhance the haptic technology of the Switch's touchscreen with Immersion's TouchSense. Developers will have full access to the TouchSense software suite.
Gaming

Perplexing, unique, and a whole lot of fun, the Switch is classic Nintendo

We spent several hours playing every launch game for the Nintendo Switch. Read up on exactly how all of its control schemes work, and how well they all work in our full hands-on first take.