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Nintendo Classic Mini SNES: Release date, price and how to pre-order 2017’s must-have retro games console

Nintendo has followed up the Classic Mini NES with a remastered version of the 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System, first released in Europe in 1992. The Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES will come packaged with 21 games including Super Mario, Zelda and Street Fighter, along with a couple of original controllers. Like last year’s Mini NES, you’ll be able to plug the SNES directly into your TV via the HDMI port and play all the old …

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The Darwin Project delivers a hint of Hunger Games to Xbox One and Windows 10

At E3 2017, we went hands-on with The Darwin Project, an upcoming competitive action game for Xbox One and Windows 10. Microsoft demonstrated The Darwin Project with an extended trailer at its E3 2017 conference, detailing the game’s Battle Royale-style gameplay, complete with influences from The Running Man and The Hunger Games. What really caught my eye about The Darwin Project is its planned integration with Mixer, which will allow viewers of the game on …

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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 was ‘just too ambitious’, says CI Games

CI Games’ Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 was delayed on two occasions in the lead up to its eventual April 25 release. Perhaps the writing was on the wall at that stage, given the developer has now admitted its plans were too ambitious—a fact galvanised by a small development team and pressing deadlines. Since launch, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 has suffered frame rate and load time issues and while CI promises to continue supporting its open …

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Xbox News: Games with Gold July, Xbox One X Pre-Order delay news, Crackdown 3 Update

GETTY Xbox News: Games with Gold July, Xbox One X Pre-Order delay news, Crackdown 3 Update At E3 2017 Microsoft unveiled the most powerful console ever made together with a release date and price for the Xbox One X, but currently, potential customers can’t pre-order the new machine. The Xbox One X Pre-Order product pages are currently live but the option to put your money down for the console isn’t an option. Typically …

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Steam Summer Sale 2017 – Best Deals, Cheapest Games, Biggest Bargains – When Does the Steam Sale End?

It’s summer, which can only mean one thing: The Steam Summer Sale is now on! Running for two weeks at the end of June and the start of July 2017, the Steam Summer sale is always a great way to pick up some PC game bargains. It’s hard to keep on top of all the discounted PC games in the sale, so we’re here to help. This Steam Summer Sale hub will constantly be updated …

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“Too Early To Say” How Many OG Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Games There Will Be

One of the biggest announcements Microsoft made at E3 2017 was backwards compatibility support for original Xbox games on Xbox One. The console already plays Xbox 360 games through backwards compatibility, and the library of supported titles is pretty massive, recently having surpassed 385 games. But will the lineup of OG Xbox games be as big? It’s “too early to say,” according to Microsoft’s Dave McCarthy, but it sounds like it will not be. Speaking …

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Nintendo SNES Classic Mini confirmed: Release date, price, games and more

After the incredible success of its miniature, remade NES console, Nintendo has announced a follow-up; this time based on the much-loved Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES for short. A Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES will be available later this year and we’ll be queuing for one, that’s for sure. Here’s everything we know about the machine and a list of the confirmed games that will come pre-installed. We’ll also update you when pre-orders go live. …

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Nintendo’s SNES Classic will be released with 20 vintage games

(Courtesy Nintendo) Nintendo will soon release a miniature version of its SNES home console, with preloaded fan favorites such as “Super Mario World,” “Donkey Kong Country” and “Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past,” the company announced Monday. The Japanese game maker behind iconic, international franchises will offer customers 21 titles in all for its new mini console and two controllers. The SNES classic will also come bundled with the never-before-released aircraft shooter  “Star Fox 2.”  …

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JEFFERIES: Nintendo’s road to huge profits won’t come from its console games | 06/26/17

Nintendo/Universal Studios Nintendo just announced a retro console, but it won’t be what makes the company money in the long run. Analysts at Jefferies believe that mobile gaming will be the ultimate path to huge profits for Nintendo. “While most investors have written off Nintendo’s mobile game business, our recent meeting with Nintendo management has convinced us that if anything, Nintendo is doubling down on the mobile game business while making prudent changes to its …

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Nintendo curated the perfect selection of games for the SNES Classic

When Nintendo released the NES Classic last year, it came bundled with a surprisingly robust collection of 30 games. They ran the gamut from classics like the original Super Mario Bros. trilogy to more obscure titles like StarTropics, striking a nice balance that covered a wide range of experiences for the 8-bit console. And now, with the just-announced SNES Classic, the company has taken things a step further. The SNES Classic lineup is just about …

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Super Nintendo Classic announced, includes 21 of the best games

Super Nintendo Classic (Nintendo of America photo) Related Coverage AUSTIN (KXAN) — Choo Choo! It’s the nostalgia train pulling into the station again with a hot new item for the 2017 holiday season. This time, following up on the massive success of last year’s miniature Nintendo, according to Kotaku, the company is releasing the Super Nintendo Classic complete with, what many believe, are the best games for the system, 21 of them total. Contra III: …

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Love playing video games? It might make your brain more efficient | fitness

Carried out by researchers from the Cognitive NeuroLab, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, and the Laboratory for Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, the team looked at 116 scientific studies to see if any trends arose from recent research on how video games affect brain structure and behaviour. Previous studies have shown that it improves skills required for higher education and it can even be used to treat …

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Xbox One news: Games with Gold July, Conan Exiles update, Backwards Compatibility reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold July 2017 lineup looks set to be revealed later this week, having been held back longer than usual. Microsoft usually try and have their new Games with Gold confirmed before the last week of the month, however, E3 2017 may have pushed back plans in June. The tech giant always avoid announcing their roster of free Xbox One games late, so an early reveal is on the cards this week. This …

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Epic Xbox One S bundle gets you 4 games and Now TV for £219

Game is selling a great Xbox One S bundle that nets you a bunch of free goodies at a seriously bargain price. For just £219.99, you can get the Xbox One S (500GB) with Fifa 17, Halo 5, Overwatch: Origins Edition, and Forza Horizon 3. You’ll also get a two-month Now TV cinema Pass. Buy Now: Xbox One S bundle at GAME for £219.99 Here’s the individual pricing for these items via Amazon, for price …

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8 games that will look instantly better on Xbox One X • Eurogamer.net

This week on Outside Xbox we returned from the videogaming promised land of E3, laden with video wares that can be found over on our YouTube channel. Though if you thought we would then just succumb to jet lag and spend the next seven days in blissful unconsciousness, think again. Instead, this week we inspected the Xbox One X Enhanced program, which will update some older Xbox One games so they might benefit from the …

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