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Video game consoles

Tech 2020-11-09T19:47:00Z

The $300 Xbox Series S is out now, and there's limited stock online and in stores — here's a full breakdown of purchase options

Microsoft's entry-level Xbox Series S is now available, but stock is limited. Here's a rundown of where and how to buy one.
Tech 2020-02-28T19:26:00Z

The best gaming consoles

Video game consoles are next-level awesome these days. These are the best gaming consoles you can buy in 2020 so far.
Reviews 2020-01-23T17:35:00Z

Why the Nintendo Switch is still the most innovative game console — nearly three years after its release

Nintendo Switch made its debut almost three years ago, but since its release, no console can beat the Switch's features and user experience.
Tech 2019-12-02T17:30:00Z

Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console of the current generation — here's why Nintendo is dominating video games

Nintendo is dominating the video game industry. The Switch console is expected to sell over 35 million units worldwide. We break down their success.
Tech 2019-05-16T18:19:00Z

A visual history of Nintendo's video game consoles

We took a look back at more than 30 years worth of Nintendo consoles.
Tech 2019-04-12T12:20:00Z

Razer designed a $250 wireless keyboard and mouse combo for Xbox One, and it's perfect for living room gaming

Some Xbox One games, like "Fortnite," now support keyboard and mouse on Xbox One, and the Razer Turret is the first combo designed for the console.
Tech 2019-03-19T18:40:00Z

Watch Google's Stadia video-game-platform event in 5 minutes

Google is entering the video-game industry, with its Stadia streaming platform. Players will be able to use the Chrome browser to quickly load games.
Tech 2019-03-19T18:00:00Z

Watch Google unveil Stadia, its new video-game platform that streams across devices without a console

Google just unveiled Stadia, a streaming gaming platform that allows players to quickly load and play video games like "Doom" and "Assassin's Creed."
Markets 2018-05-02T15:24:00Z

Fortnite is 'the hottest game' in years — and it's new business model could turn the video game industry upside down

Fortnite is stealing attention away from games like Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto Online with its Battle Royale-style play and free business model. The game is free on console, which makes it hard for rivals to compete.
Tech 2017-06-22T22:28:07Z

The video game industry now gets more money making games for smartphones and tablets than for consoles or PCs

It helps that because smartphones are so ubiquitous, nearly everyone has a gaming device in his or her pocket.
Tech 2017-06-13T15:17:33Z

The PlayStation 4 has moved over 60 million units, and is approaching 500 million games sold

The PlayStation 4 is continuing its market dominance over the current generation of video game consoles, with over 60.4 million units sold.
Tech 2017-03-08T22:45:05Z

The Nintendo Switch is off to a hot start, but it's got a long way to go

In Nintendo's case, you can't read put too much stock into early sales figures.
Tech 2017-03-06T18:23:27Z

Nintendo’s ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ is amazing — here’s what it’s like

Reporter Ben Gilbert sits down and plays through "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild."
Tech 2017-01-21T16:30:00Z

We got to try Nintendo’s new Switch console — here’s what it was like

We went to Nintendo's exclusive NYC event to get a first look at their brand new console.
Tech 2017-01-13T21:13:20Z

We got to try Nintendo’s new Switch console — here’s what it was like

We went to Nintendo's exclusive NYC event to get a first look at their brand new console.
Tech 2016-12-08T22:19:40Z

Here’s how PlayStation 4 sales stack up to the best-selling game consoles ever

The PlayStation 4 has already moved more units than the Super Nintendo.
Tech 2016-10-23T14:30:00Z

A visual history of Nintendo consoles

Nintendo has a long history of doing its own thing. Take a look at the company's past game console efforts.
Tech 2016-08-08T14:32:28Z

13 video game consoles you've probably never heard of

Some were quietly revolutionary, but others are probably better off forgotten, like the one that cost $1,000 and played LaserDiscs.