Nintendo

Why doesn't Nintendo lower the price of its games?

The simple reason is that these own Nintendo games continue to sell at full price, years after the initial release. If Nintendo can maximize profit because a full-priced game still manages to be a popular hit, make no mistake, as a company, you'll still be charging full price. Why doesn't Nintendo lower prices? …

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Consoles

Video game consoles that failed miserably

In today's console market, it's rare to see a console become a commercial flop. Over the past fifteen years, the competitors have remained more or less the same: Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. Very rarely does anyone step in and try to unseat one of the greats. There have been a few times when...

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PSX

PSX: What is it? When did it come out?

The PSX was a Sony digital video recorder with a fully integrated PlayStation 2 video game console. It was released in Japan on December 13, 2003. Since it was designed to be a general-purpose consumer video device, it was marketed by the main Sony Corporation instead of Sony Computer...

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Game Boy

Game Boy: Origins of its success

The name Gunpei Yokoi probably doesn't mean much to many who aren't intimately familiar with Game Boy history, but it's a name all Nintendo fans should know. In 1987, Gunpei approached Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi with a prototype handheld gaming device and speculated that...

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Game Boy Advance

Game Boy Advance: They were a success. Why?

The Game Boy Advance released in 2001, made by Nintendo as a successor to the highly successful Game Boy Color, was a historic success beyond anything even Nintendo could have imagined. During its seven-year lifespan, the GBA saw multiple iterations and improvements, but it cemented itself among the biggest video game consoles ever...

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Nintendo gamecube

Nintendo Gamecube, 5 reasons why it failed and why it didn't

The Nintendo Gamecube was a crucial console for the company, but received a mixed reception over time. Nintendo has made some big changes since the release of the Gamecube, but the console also had a lot of personality and unique features that it sometimes doesn't deserve. No mistake: their games were compatible with the Wii...

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Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass, is it worth buying it?

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass has gained a lot of traction in recent years, with some media outlets saying it's one of the best value game subscriptions available. The service offers separate subscriptions for PC and Xbox consoles. Plus, with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, you get a custom plan for both of you…

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Google Stadia

Google Stadia, why did it fail?

Google has decided to shut down Google Stadia (the cloud-based video game streaming service they launched in 2019), and it's already clear that few people are surprised by that seemingly surprising announcement. Honestly, those most surprised by that news are probably the people who had no idea that Google even offered a…

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Philips CD-I

Philips CD-i, what went wrong with this console?

If you've ever wondered what went wrong with the Philips CD-i, then this is the article for you! As soon as you think of Philips, you think of accessories like speakers, CD players, and even tapes of yesteryear. But once upon a time, he was also briefly known as a player in the game console market,…

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Sega

Sega: Why did you stop making consoles?

Although most people associate Sega with Japan, the business actually started as a venture between a pair of American business executives who had previously acquired the assets of another Japanese electronics company. The two officially created Sega in 1960. After a few years in operation, Sega began to…

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Apple: Are you thinking about making a console?

It's another day of the week, which means another Apple rumor to chew and spit out. This time, the rumors are centered around a potential Apple game console. Today's Apple rumor comes to us from the generally reliable Apple rumor source, Clien.net. One user reported that Apple is…

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Neo Geo

Neo Geo: Its consoles that went on the market

Neo Geo's origins began with its parent company, SNK. Also known as Shin Nihon Kikaku, SNK was founded in Osaka, Japan on July 22, 1978 by Eikichi Kawasaki. SNK is best known for its Neo Geo console system and as a video game developer, hardware manufacturer, and publisher that initially…

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SNES

SNES: Why was it so famous in its day?

In the early 1990s, Sony released its Super Nintendo Entertainment System gaming system. The SNES was Nintendo's second game console after the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System. The SNES was a worldwide phenomenon and became the best-selling console of the 16-bit era. …

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GTA 6

Reasons why GTA 6 should be announced this year

Grand Theft Auto is one of the biggest game franchises of all time, recently surpassing over 400 million lifetime sales earlier this year. The continued success of Grand Theft Auto despite the fact that the last installment was released a decade ago is a testament to its…

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Nintendo 64

Nintendo 64: Why was it so popular?

The Nintendo 64 wasn't one of Nintendo's best-selling consoles, but it certainly has its following. There are quite a few reasons why fans might consider it their best console, but, as always, that's subjective. Here are some of the reasons why the N64 could be considered the best console...

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Xbox 360

Xbox 360: What made it so awesome?

Think about where the games industry was a decade and a half ago before the Xbox 360. PlayStation was king: the PS2 had outsold every single one of its competitors on a scale that's ludicrous to even think about today. Today, a group of major third parties...

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Wii U

Wii U: because it had a big flop?

Hopes were high for the Wii U when it was introduced, but the console was never able to establish itself in the console space. Years of hope that the console would catch on came to nothing, and while there are arguments that the Wii U can be considered a success, Nintendo's poor decisions...

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Sony

Should Sony go back to portable consoles?

When discussing the very different philosophies that Sony and Microsoft have brought to this generation of console hardware, and consequently their very different visions of the future of the industry, it is often argued that Microsoft sees Xbox as a platform for software and services for which the consoles…

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Game Boy

Game Boy: Should Nintendo revive the brand?

The sudden rise of handheld emulation consoles in the last three years has made me take the Game Boy seriously. After all, the Game Boy was the handheld that started it all. We wouldn't have the Switch or the Steam Deck if it hadn't been for the original Game Boy. gameboy...

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coleccionistas

Collectors: The most expensive editions of video games

There are many collector's editions that can be purchased today, only a few are classified as legendary and expensive... In this article we will show you which are the 5 most expensive and valuable in the world: Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Mithril Edition - $300 Absurdly expensive collector's editions aren't limited to just...

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Nintendo 64

Nintendo 64: The rarest editions

The Nintendo 64 era seemed like a time when Nintendo wasn't afraid to take risks, and the variety of console designs is a case in point. From a variety of translucent colors to editions featuring popular video game characters, the N64 had one of the most varied console designs and...

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PSP

PSP: the best-selling games in history

PSP (PlayStation Portable) was one of the most successful portable game consoles of all time. It had a wide range of games that kept players engaged and entertained. From action-packed adventures to strategy games, the PSP had it all. In this article, we will take a look at the top 10 games…

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Dreamcast

Dreamcast: The weirdest games out there

Dreamcast is one of those game consoles that significantly mark people's childhoods. Unfortunately, due to low demand and fierce competition, Sega, the company behind the Dreamcast, discontinued production. Its lifespan was relatively short, spanning from 1998 to 2001. After the Dreamcast was concluded, they released…

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video games

Video games: The most expensive editions of Xbox

Much of the research that has been done on the most expensive Xbox video games is based on their price on websites like eBay. However, no one pays attention to the lucrative market of graduated video games. Rated video games are games that are rated on something called the WATA scale, which takes into account…

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Nintendo

Nintendo: The company's rarest consoles

Limited Edition Nintendo consoles have been around since they were first made. I mean, when you have the opportunity to sell more consoles for just a little extra work, who wouldn't make them? Because of this, the world of video games has seen all kinds of artistic variations and designs of…

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Nintendo

Nintendo: Rarest Switch Editions That Exist

Some of the rarest Nintendo consoles were never available for purchase by the public. Some were game-specific gifts, while others were company-to-employee gifts. Check out this list of rare Switch consoles, with the help of Console Variations. We use their classification system based on…

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Xbox One

Xbox: rarest and most valuable editions that exist

The original Xbox made its debut in 2001 and over the past 20 years it has become one of the most popular video game consoles in the world. So far, five different lines of the Xbox console have been released. Of course, special/limited edition versions of each Xbox generation have come out. In …

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Sony

Sony PlayStation: The rarest editions in the world

Sony's line of different PlayStation consoles, from the original PlayStation to handheld consoles like the PS Vita and PSP, have been around since the first console was released in the 1990s. These consoles have become popular in the gaming world for the fun games they have and lots of them…

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Nintendo

Nintendo Switch is the 3rd best-selling console

Nintendo's latest financial results have confirmed a milestone in Nintendo Switch sales that we knew was coming, but it's still a huge achievement. The hybrid handheld has amassed more than 122 million sales in its lifetime, putting it ahead of the PlayStation 4 (117 million) and the venerable…

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Xbox Series X

Xbox Series X: Will there be a Slim version?

All generations of consoles have begun by launching a model on the market that over the years has been refined in its design to something smaller and more aesthetic. And while Xbox Series X is considered by most to be a fantastic feat of engineering both in size and hardware (as is…

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For PS5

PS5 Pro would arrive at the end of 2024

Reports suggest that Sony is working on a mid-cycle update to the popular PS5 console, which will likely be called the PS5 Pro. Sony hasn't confirmed this yet, but we may see it arrive in late 2024. We've been looking at the web the most credible rumors and leaks about...

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Nintendo

Nintendo: Its new console will arrive in 2024

A new report has shed more light on the outlook for the video game industry in relation to the overall size and health of the market, and in particular claims that PlayStation 5 is expected to increase its lead over Xbox Series X|S in the time to come The report also suggests that the...

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Hidden Switch browser

Hidden Switch Browser: How to access it?

Nintendo Switch is full of surprises and can be used for many different things. Like watching YouTube, using a calculator, and of course playing video games. But did you know that there is a hidden Switch browser? You won't find the internet browser as an app in the eShop or even in the system settings, but it is…

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Dualense

DualSense: Tips to save battery

While the PlayStation 5's DualSense controller features increased battery life compared to the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4, it's still not surprising. That means your controller's battery might die in the middle of some serious gameplay. Let's look at some ways to save battery...

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jailbreak

Jailbreak to the PS5, what does this mean?

The PlayStation 5 has been released! by Jailbreak but gamers may not know what that actually means. As this situation continues to develop, the exploit may develop into something more comprehensive, but it is currently quite limited in scope and availability. This may not be a hack to...

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Switch

Nintendo Switch: How to clean it correctly

Since the Nintendo Switch is a portable console, it can get a bit dirty over time. Its portable nature opens the door for you to take it with you while you go to play some weed. And even though we know we shouldn't, everyone partakes in a little mid-game snack from time to time. …

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Series X | S

Xbox Series X|S: How to keep it clean

If the fan inside your Xbox Series X|S has been sounding like it's about to take off recently, or if your console has shown signs of overheating, it might be time to give your system some TLC by cleaning it out. Everything needs a service from time to time. From your car to...

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PS5

PS5: How to keep it totally clean

It is important that you know how to keep a PS5 clean, if you are the proud owner of one of these consoles. Sony made a lot of noise about how quiet the PS5 would be, thanks to its elaborate cooling system. A large 120mm fan is a key component of the cooling system, and preventing it from…

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Nintendo

Nintendo Switch: How to always keep it updated

While the Nintendo Switch doesn't get new updates as often as Windows or your browser, it's important to keep it up to date. Installing system updates provides access to new features and better stability. Updating your Switch games is important for similar reasons: you don't want to wait for a long download when the time comes...

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Xbox series

Xbox Series: How to keep it updated?

Updates have been an essential part of console gaming since the launch of Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and Xbox Series X|S is no different. But with Xbox X|S consoles, updates have become more essential and you'll need to make sure your console is up to date to maintain full functionality. …

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Nintendo Switch: 6 problems and their solutions

Nintendo Switch is a smart piece of hardware that allows you to play your games on the go or connected to your TV. For the most part, the Nintendo Switch works perfectly and allows you to play the big Nintendo franchises like Mario, Zelda and Animal Crossing without complaining. However, the Switch is not immune to problems. …

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Xbox

Xbox Series: 10 problems and their solutions

Xbox series systems have their share of problems, just like any console in history. Microsoft gaming systems received a bad rap due to rumors of steamy consoles, although this was proven to be false. Even so, the launch of the Series X has been remarkably smooth and significantly more...

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Connect PlayStation 3 to TVs

Connect PlayStation 3 to TVs

Connecting the PlayStation 3 to TVs Method 1: HDMI The easiest option is to use an HDMI connection. Plug one end of the cable into the port on the back of the console. Connect the other to the corresponding output on the television. They are usually located at the rear. Turn on the decoder and use the …

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What to do if the PlayStation 3 won't turn on

What to do if the PlayStation 3 won't turn on

What to do if your PlayStation 3 won't turn on Diagnostics A game console may not turn on for a number of unrelated reasons, so the first thing to do is find out as precisely as possible the source of the problem. To check it at home, the algorithm is as follows: The first thing to look at is…

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How to connect bluetooth headset to ps4

How to connect bluetooth headset to ps4

How to connect the Bluetooth headset to the PS4 Important information It is not possible to connect the wireless headset directly to the decoder in question: the installed adapter is not compatible with the audio devices, and it warns you so when you try to connect it. However, there are solutions – the following article is dedicated to their review. Method...

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Ways to connect PS3 to computer

Ways to connect PS3 to computer

Ways to Connect PS3 to Computer The Sony PlayStation 3 game console is very popular and therefore many users will have to go through the procedure to connect it to a PC. This can be done in different ways depending on your needs. We'll talk about all the nuances regarding the connection later in the…

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