Michael Pachter believes Wii U will place a 'distant third' in console wars

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Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has given his perspective on the console wars, declaring that Nintendo's home console will fall behind the PS4 and Xbox One in sales. "Nintendo's in trouble right now," said Pachter to ABC News. "Nintendo, I…

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Hyperkin RetroN 5 console will let you play SNES, Mega Drive, Game Boy games and more

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Time to dust off all those retro game cartridges sitting in the attic: Hyperkin are preparing to launch a new 5-in-one retro console called the RetroN 5 that will allow you to play games from five classic games machines from…

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Tech Digest's wasted youth has paid off; we're now official holders of a Guinness World Record for playing Tetris! Myself (Gerald) and ShinyShiny editor Becca Caddy now hold the record for the "Highest score on Tetris (Nintendo, 1986) for a…

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HANDS ON: World's Largest NES Videogame Controller earns Guinness World Records spot

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Retro gear, Tech Digest news 3 Comments

The Guinness World Record for the largest videogame controller on the planet has been broken! British electrical engineering student Ben Allen along with co-creators Stephen van 't Hof and Michel Verhulst put together a gigantic 12ft x 5ft 3 in x 1ft 8 in, 18 stone NES controller…

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Android Market spring clean sees emulator apps kicked out

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Google have given their Android Market app store a bit of tidy up, in what games developers must feel is a long-overdue cull of emulator apps. Those looking to play retro console games on their Android handsets are going to…

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$38,000 NES cartridge on eBay: the most expensive game you'll ever buy?

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Ridiculously rare NES game, Family Fun Fitness: Stadium Events, is quite the collector's item. A track and field game from Bandai that had an extremely limited release in 1987 on Nintendo's first console, it shipped with their Power Pad running…

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Cowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption

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Red Dead Redemption, the open-world cowboy adventure from the brains behind the Grand Theft Auto series, is shaping up to be one of the must-have games of the year. A stunning take on Sergio Leone style Spaghetti Westerns, it's a…

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Video of the Day: Man beats Super Mario Bros. using a dance mat

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Bit of Friday-fun here to wipe away those post-election blues. Nick Hagman aka 'The guy who killed Castlevania's Dracula armed with just his bare feet, Dance Dance Revolution mat and entourage of cuddly toys' has only gone and done…

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