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Super Mario Run did well, but how does it compare to high end game launches?

It’s being reported that Super Mario Run was downloaded almost 3 million units in its first day. That’s a mighty number indeed, and speaks well to Nintendo’s powerful position in smartphone gaming if they want to claim it, but count me as one of the few tech writers today who were underwhelmed when seeing that number.

Final Fantasy 15 is Fastest Selling Title in Series’ History

Just this morning I reported that Pokémon Sun and Moon had the best first week of sales for any Pokémon game ever, and now we have word that Final Fantasy 15 moved 5 million units (physical and digital) in it’s first day on the market. As you may have already guessed, that’s also the best […]

The Cost of VR or: Why Sony has a Huge Edge

The HTC Vive is a high powered VR headset, and retails for $799. It’s most similar competitor is the Oculus Rift, which has an entry level price of $599, but you really need to spend $199 more for the controllers that go with it. So no matter which version you go with, it’s $800 for the VR hardware, plus probably another grand or so for a PC that is powerful enough to play VR games at any reasonable resolution.