Tag Archive: Play


Play your NES or SNES classic wirelessly with the $15 Nyko Super Miniboss

Play from (almost) anywhere.

Amazon has the Nyko Super Miniboss Wireless Controller on sale for $ 14.97, which marks this item’s steepest price drop to date. Typically it costs $ 5 more.

This controller can be used wirelessly with your Nintendo NES Classic and your Nintendo SNES Classic. You can play up to 20 feet away, and the Turbo button enables a mode that requires less button mashing. You can wirelessly access the Home menu by holding  [Read More…]

What hardware do I need to play Borderlands 2 VR?

Best answer: Borderlands 2 VR is a PlayStation VR exclusive that won’t be releasing on any other headset. If you’re interested in this game you’ll need a PlayStation VR and a PlayStation 4.

Amazon: PlayStation VR ($ 240)

Changing your gaming experience with a PlayStation VR

The gaming experiences that come with a virtual reality headset are life-changing. Imagine playing all of your favorite games and seeing the world as if you’re actually a  [Read More…]

Google tipped to be working on a Play Store subscription service called Play Pass

Google appears to be working on a new subscription service for Google Play. According to evidence gathered by the XDA Developers, the new service might launch under the name “Play Pass”.

The potential new feature is expected to offer users a bundle of apps and games in exchange for a fee. This is quite similar to how streaming services like Netflix work.

References to Play Pass were first spotted back in June, but an XDA affiliate recently received a Google  [Read More…]

Would you pay a subscription to access lots of paid Google Play apps?

Would you rather pay one monthly fee to avoid paying for apps individually?

Enterprising developers tear through every line of code in Google apps looking for hints and hidden treasure maps that lead them to the next great feature on the horizon; it’s a bit like shaking your presents while you wait for Christmas to arrive. Over the last few months, rumors have been growing as more and more references to a mysterious “Play Pass” in Google Play Store  [Read More…]

This HDMI adapter lets you play vintage PlayStations on modern televisions

You don’t need complicated set-ups with dozens of cables to get your vintage PlayStations running on modern televisions.

Older consoles weren’t exactly built with the future in mind—at least, not decades ahead—so it comes as no surprise that as technology advanced, these systems were left in the dust. Vintage PlayStations just aren’t natively compatible with modern televisions through HDMI, but that’s where adapters come in.

Previously, you’d need to use a convoluted set-up with multiple cords to  [Read More…]

SD and HD titles on Google Play Movies are being upgraded to 4K for free

The price of new 4K movies is also being lowered.

4K is steadily becoming the new resolution norm in the entrainment world, and to make sure it stays on top of things, Google is now upgrading all of its users’ SD and HD titles to 4K at no extra cost.

This move was announced on October 23, and according to Google, “when 4K titles are available from participating Hollywood studios, we’ll upgrade your past movie purchases so  [Read More…]

Play Spotify with Amazon Echo

Best answer: Yes. You can listen to your favorite music or podcasts from Spotify on the Echo device of your choice. Getting everything set up is as easy as 1, 2, 3. This is true for those who sign up for Spotify Premium at just $ 10 per month.

Amazon: Echo Dot ($ 50) Spotify: Spotify Premium ($ 10/mo) What can you do with Spotify on your Amazon Echo?

Back in 2016, Spotify and Amazon announced a  [Read More…]

The new Analogue Mega Sg can play your old Sega cartridges on your new TV

Take me back.

Today Analogue announced its new Mega Sg console, which takes your old games and transforms them to high-resolution, high-fidelity, high-quality experiences on your modern TV. It connects simply via HDMI and can support more than 2,100 Sega Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master System cartridges.

The Mega Sg is a fantastic way to get some use out of the games you’ve saved from your childhood or picked up while thrifting. The console features original controller  [Read More…]

Project Stream testers can now play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for free

Testers of Project Stream will be able to play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on Oct. 5.

Thanks to services like NVIDIA GeForce Now and PlayStation Now, the gaming industry has been experimenting a lot with the act of streaming video games over an internet connection rather than running them locally on a console or PC. Now, the latest company to dip its toes in the streaming games market is Google.

The latest Project Stream news October 7, 2018  [Read More…]

Invites to play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey arrive for Project Stream users

Testers of Project Stream will be able to play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on Oct. 5.

Thanks to services like NVIDIA GeForce Now and PlayStation Now, the gaming industry has been experimenting a lot with the act of streaming video games over an internet connection rather than running them locally on a console or PC. Now, the latest company to dip its toes in the streaming games market is Google.

October 7, 2018 — Invites start going out  [Read More…]