How To Get The Sharpest Images Possible Out Of Your Old Consoles

If you've tried playing a retro console on a modern HDTV, you may not have liked what you saw — smeary, stretched images that are a far cry from the sharp chunky blocks of yesteryear. Luckily, there's a better way for purists to get a crystal clear image that doesn't involve buying an old CRT TV. » 8/26/14 4:15pm 8/26/14 4:15pm

Nintendo Fans Don’t Buy Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft Says

Ubisoft has been more supportive of Nintendo's Wii U than most of its peers, but the company has also remained wary of the console's weak commercial performance. In a recent interview, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot sounded more doubtful than ever about the prospects of selling his hit Assassin's Creed games on the Wii U. » 8/19/14 11:00am 8/19/14 11:00am

Two Of The Top Men Behind The PS4 Talk About The Future Of PlayStation

Nothing like listening to a couple of original gamers reminisce and talk shop. Andrew House and Mark Cerny, two key players who helped bring the PS4 into existence with their respective expertise, sat down for a chat about all things PlayStation recently at the industry-focused Develop conference. » 7/11/14 5:30pm 7/11/14 5:30pm

The Dreamcast Was A New Console For A New Console Generation

When a new generation of gaming hardware looms, it can be instructive to look to the past. At the end of July, we published a review of a new book by Zoya Street titled Dreamcast Worlds. Mr. Street has allowed us to publish an excerpt from the book, in which he details Sega's approach to the new console generation… » 9/18/13 7:16pm 9/18/13 7:16pm

How the Xbox One Console Was Designed to Be an Everything Machine

As the dust settled over the new Xbox One this summer, one point that kept coming up—maybe predictably—was size: The console is surprisingly chunky. Just chunky enough to make you wonder whether its wide berth isn’t a hint at what Microsoft's engineers were hiding in there—and what it could reveal about their… » 8/13/13 11:41am 8/13/13 11:41am