The Duke, original Xbox controller/doorstop, returns at CES

The Duke. Will it fit in your garage? Sean Buckley/CNET In June, we brought you the horrendous news that the original boat anchor was back — the hideously large OG Xbox controller, affectionately known as “The Duke,” had been plucked from its watery grave.  Somehow, for some unfathomable reason, father-of-the-Xbox Seamus Blackley secured Microsoft’s blessing to bring The Duke back from the dead as a … Continue reading The Duke, original Xbox controller/doorstop, returns at CES

Destiny 2 “well ahead” of original Destiny on attach rate, time spent, and consumer spend

Destiny 2 is the best-selling console game year-to-date in the US. Half of all console full sell-through was digital, setting a new record for Activision-Blizzard. Also, Overwatch has 35 million active users. Activision-Blizzard announced today Destiny 2 was the best selling console game of the year, reiterating the latest NPD report for September 2017. Destiny 2 is well ahead of the original Destiny on time … Continue reading Destiny 2 “well ahead” of original Destiny on attach rate, time spent, and consumer spend

Original iPhone Reviewer Steven Levy Shares iPhone X Impressions as First Video Review Appears Online

Apple has given a review unit of the iPhone X to Steven Levy, who was one of the first pre-release reviewers of the original iPhone ten years ago. Levy has had the iPhone X since last Tuesday and today shared his thoughts on the tenth-anniversary device (via Wired), which marks the publishing of the first official review and impression of Apple’s latest smartphone ahead of … Continue reading Original iPhone Reviewer Steven Levy Shares iPhone X Impressions as First Video Review Appears Online

Original Xbox Backward Compatibility is Here for the Xbox One

The Xbox One got a huge upgrade on Tuesday, as Microsoft rolled out support for certain original Xbox games on its latest console. With the new release, the machine now supports titles dating back to 2001. It’s a big break from Sony and Nintendo, both of which generally ask customers to buy old games all over again if they want to play them on its … Continue reading Original Xbox Backward Compatibility is Here for the Xbox One

Original PlayStation VR Headset Now Discontinued – VRFocus

One year after the launch of the PlayStation VR a new model of the head-mounted display (HMD) is now going on sale. Already launched in Japan, it appears that the new HMD, known as CUH-ZVR2, will be launching across North America and Europe in the very near future. The news comes as Amazon.com has updated their listing for the original PlayStation VR, specifically noting that … Continue reading Original PlayStation VR Headset Now Discontinued – VRFocus