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FTC Warns Console Manufacturers About Illegal Warranty Restrictions

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced in a press release earlier this week that it has warned six “major companies,” including console manufacturers, that it is illegal to add certain warranty restrictions when selling their hardware. While FTC doesn’t explicitly name the companies, Ars Technica’s research suggests that…

Is the Future of Video Game Consoles in Portability?

When I say portability, I’m not talking about dedicated handhelds or fear-mongering that mobile gaming is going to take over the industry. Let’s get over that joke right now. Those fears will never pan out. There’s a clear and very strong place for at-home, living room gaming, but there’s also…

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle = A Reason To Buy A Switch

Ubisoft and Nintendo had long been rumored to be working together on a Switch exclusive. The pairing was alleged to be Mario and Ubisoft’s goofy bunch, the Rabbids. Nothing official had been discussed until E3 2017 during Ubisoft’s press conference. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot and Nintendo’s Mr. Miyamoto both confirmed the existence…