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When we think of handheld gaming consoles, the first things that come to mind are devices like the Nintendo 3DS or the Nintendo Switch. However, there are also PC-centric portable gaming devices, albeit they are typically not as well-known to the public. The folks at GPD, which brought us the original Win and the follow-up Win 2handheld gaming PC, are back at it again with a successor, aptly called the GPD Win 2 Max. The Win 2 was powered by miserly Kaby Lake-based Intel Core m3-Y730 processor backed by Intel HD Graphics 615 running Windows 10 Home. However, the Win 2 Max is said have an even more powerful AMD APU under the hood, which means a Ryzen CPU and a Vega GPU. According to Liliputing,... Read more...
The Sun has published a number of stories regarding Nintendo's new 3DS system, in an apparent attempt to convince its key market of cataclysmically retarded-but-literate individuals that the device is a biohazard. The 3DS is blamed for making people dizzy and sick, with scientific evidence accrued from Twitter. In one particularly awesome paragraph, the site states: "Some even reported seeing web pages in 3D after switching from the console to a PC." Under the circumstances, we're amazed The Sun didn't report on the overwhelming majority of people who, after playing on a 3DS, saw the entire world in 3D as well. Paint Chips: Now Available in White, Blue, and Moron So eager was the publication... Read more...
Nintendo's next-generation, up-a-size DS model (the DSi XL) is set to launch in just over a month and the company lifted the lid today on what we can expect at launch. For those of you who aren't in the know, the upcoming DSi XL is a 'large' revision to the DSi's form factor. The unit's iconic twin displays offer 93 percent more viewing area, battery life has been extended from an estimated 9-14 hours with the DSi to 13-17 hours on the DSI XL, and the XL ships with two styluses—one large, one small. Unlike its predecessors, the XL isn't following the tinyfication trend—it's bigger, chunky but very touchable and somehow sleek. The unit's glossy lid has been variously praised for its appearance... Read more...