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Venom's multiformat arcade fight stick is available now

Venom's multiformat arcade fight stick is available now
Published by: forahobby on Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware, Xbox One,

Venom, a leading UK provider of quality gaming accessories is fighting for the wallets of gamers’ nationwide and celebrating the launch of Mortal Kombat 11 with big savings to be had on the Multiformat Arcade Fight Stick.

Venom Arcade Fight Stick

Gamers are encouraged to head to Argos on line or in-store where until June 10th, they can save a full fifteen pounds off the SRP when purchasing Mortal Kombat 11 and the Venom Multiformat Arcade Stick together!

A favourite amongst fighting game fans, the Arcade Fight Stick, from Venom, is the ideal controller for Mortal Kombat 11 and all fighting games, no matter what format the gamer is playing on, thanks to cross-format compatibility with Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC supported.

Those who have already purchased Mortal Kombat 11 already need not feel disheartened, as the Arcade Fight Stick still represents staggering value for money when purchased separately. Designed with fighting games in mind, the action buttons of the Arcade Fight Stick are based around popular arcade configurations, featuring the classic ball-top joystick and eight-button arcade layout, perfect for pulling off fatalities with devastating precision!

Premium build quality and components deliver the reliable and robust precision demanded by pro gamers, and the Arcade Fight Stick has been specially designed to make modding a breeze should gamers wish to swap out components at a later stage. For those looking to make their gaming sessions a little less stressful, the included turbo functionality can be assigned to any of the action buttons with a simple flick of a switch! With a generous three metre USB cable, the Arcade Fight Stick offers ultra-reliable plug-and-play connection, essential for competitive or tournament play.

Kelly Rist, Marketing Manager for Venom commented, “As fans of fighting games, we couldn’t be happier to see Mortal Kombat 11 hitting the shelves and feel the perfect way to celebrate is to save gamers money wherever we can. True fighting fans know that nothing tops the experience of an authentic Arcade Fight Stick and the cross-format compatibility means that gamers can enjoy the real arcade experience no matter where they play.

The Arcade Fight Stick retails for an SRP of £59.99 and is available at Argos and all leading gaming retailers.

For more information visit venomuk.com.

News Source: https://www.xboxone-hq.com

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Disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital Edition coming this May

Disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital Edition coming this May
Published by: forahobby on Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware, Xbox Live, Xbox One,

Microsoft announced that the all-new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is available to pre-order today for $249.99 USD. #Microsoft

Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Console

The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition was created for those who prefer to find and play their games digitally and are looking for the most affordable way to play Xbox games. Take your cloud saves on the go, and enjoy the ability to preorder and pre-install upcoming games so you’re ready to play the moment they launch.

The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition comes bundled with three of our most compelling and popular games – Minecraft, Forza Horizon 3 and Sea of Thieves. These critically acclaimed titles are sure to offer something for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Available for pre-order today at $249.99 USD, the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is $50 USD less than Xbox One S, and we expect to maintain at least that price difference between the two consoles going forward.

Those new players joining us can get a head start on their digital collections and discover their next favorite game through Xbox Game Pass. If you haven’t tried Xbox Game Pass yet, the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition comes with a special offer to get started with access to over 100 great games, and with new games being added all the time there will always be something new to queue in your digital library. Cord cutters will enjoy watching 4K HDR entertainment with Netflix, Amazon and more, and thousands of Xbox One games are available from the Microsoft Store digitally.

The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition will be available at your local Microsoft Store or online, as well as select retailers worldwide including Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon.com beginning May 7.

To keep up with the latest Xbox news, updates and upcoming reveals, follow @XONEHQ on Twitter and YouTube, download the free XBOX app for Android and until next time, game on!

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XCM MaxColor Dream Stick Mod For Xbox One and PlayStation 4

XCM MaxColor Dream Stick Mod For Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Published by: forahobby on Friday, October 19, 2018
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware,

The guys over at XCM sent over MaxColor Dream Stick V5 for PS4 Pro/Slim controllers to check out. MaxColor Dream Stick is available now on Xbox One and PS4.

XCM MaxColor Dream Stick V5 Controller Mod Kit For Xbox One and PS4

Bored with your dull or worn away thumbsticks? How about replacing them with XCM's Maxcolor Dream stick? Fully designed for your needs in clear, switchable multicolors. Wait for the color to appear and pause it to the color you like, you are able to change any time anywhere to your favorite color. There have 7 main colors on each stick. You are able to adjust the color tone, dim to bright, more than hundreds of color combination on the two thumbsticks, set different colors on each stick, to outstand your friends controller! Additional rapid fire function built in, get more fun, get more joy!

I'm the type of gamer that loves all systems and this little kit was a nice feature to add to my gaming collection. Installation was really easy. There were not many soldering points that where needed (about 12 to do the install) so it should be simple for those people that have no experience in soldering. I would rate this install a 4 out of 10 for difficulty for a beginner and a 1 out of 10 for a pro.

The mods functions are very easy to use and remember for setting up the led colors for each controller and also setting up rapid fire or macros. You are able to adjust the color tone, from dim to bright, more than hundreds of color combination on the two thumbsticks for you to choose from! Set different colors on each stick, Surprise your friends with your stunning thumbsticks!

The instructions are well detailed and provide screenshots to help anyone out with installing it. XCM also provide videos and instructions online here. This mod is a great addition for anyone who loves to customize their controllers and having the added feature of rapid fire and the ease of use is just a amazing product all around for anyone. If you don't already own a PS4 Slim or Pro controller, no worries XCM has got you're back. They have other versions available for other models as of now there are 4 versions. Check out here. Amazing Price at only $28.00 for a led thumb mod and rapid fire really good bang for your buck here guys. XCM also make a similar kit for the Xbox One. You can learn more about the Xbox One mod kit here.

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Product Features

  • Built-in LED on 2 thumbsticks, changeable to any color.
  • 7 main colors on each thumbstick to choose from.
  • Independent color on each stick.
  • Adjustable color tone, dark to light, a large variety of color tones to select.
  • Rapid fire function built in.
  • Multi-color combination between 2 sticks to choose from.

Marco Programming

With this Marco programming, you are able to program special modes like: auto jump shot, sniper breath, dash mode etc for FPS/Fighting/Action games. Regarding to different FPS/Fighting/Action games with different setting, you are able to program without waiting for the new marco program from the PC.

Official Site: https://xcm.cc

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New Clover Green Edition Xbox Duke Controller Hits the Shelves!

New Clover Green Edition Xbox Duke Controller Hits the Shelves!
Published by: forahobby on Friday, September 21, 2018
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware, Xbox One,

Hyperkin has announced that the Hyperkin Duke will come in translucent green aka “Clover” for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs - and it's available now!

Xbox Duke Controller - New Clover Green Edition Hits the Shelves!

Celebrating the one year anniversary of the Xbox in Europe - the Translucent Green Limited Edition Xbox console was first released in May 2003. Now Hyperkin's latest version of the popular Xbox Duke Controller is available in the same iconic cladding. Officially Licensed by Microsoft and Xbox One/Windows 10 compatible, the Hyperkin Duke controller in Green is a faithful recreation of the original - with added capability and a unique extra feature! It's time for a hands-on history lesson.

What sets the Hyperkin Duke apart from any other "retro" controller? When a player wants a nostalgia kick, all they need to do is press the Xbox button and the original Xbox animated startup screen will play right inside the button. This was no easy task for Hyperkin Product Developer, Chris Gallizzi, although the experience is one he’d never forget.

Features

  • Original animated Xbox startup screen played right inside the Xbox button
  • Bumpers that mirror the Black and White buttons
  • 9 ft. detachable USB cable (required to use controller)
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • Option and View buttons

The new Green Duke is reminiscent of the Translucent Green Limited Edition Xbox console which was first released back in May 2003. It will retail at the same price as the original black model at £69.99.


The Hyperkin Duke Controller in Green is available now from FunstockRetro.co.uk and Amazon!

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Ez-Flash Omega Reviewed For Nintendo GBA/NDS

Ez-Flash Omega Reviewed For Nintendo GBA/NDS
Published by: Scarface on Thursday, June 28, 2018
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware, Homebrew,

Hello, fellow gamer's the guys over at Shop01Media have hooked us up with EZ-Flash Omega to have a look at and review. The Ultimate GBA/NDS Flash Cart which has amazing features, support of a 128gb Micro SD Card which is overkill but awesome just all the same and Instant Game Save feature.



EZ-Flash Omega Feature

The biggest new, very cool feature is instant saving games. The direct save is native builtin, hardware emulated, works with clean mode, no need to patch or hotkey save. it works without battery completely

So the Ez-Flash Omega is an easy flash cart to use with many options and features, I have my card reader and a 32gb Micro SD Card, First I went over to Ez-Flash Website and downloaded any updates and followed their easy manual on how to update and the controls of Ez-Flash. After that, I loaded some of my games onto the sd card and I am very impressed this makes things so much easier than carrying a bunch of cartridges around and boot times are super fast.

The instant save feature is amazing and works as they directed which is after you save wait a few seconds before shutting off so it gives time for it to write to the sd card. They also have a download for cheats. I have not tried this personally as I really never use it but might be a great feature for others. My 32gb Micro SD is a bit of an overkill but I always like to have that extra room. Again the Ez-Flash Omega is really easy to use even for a beginner, I was up and running in less than 5 minutes. That's without even knowing anything about how to use a flash cart. Now I have an amazing flash cart with all my games on one card allowing me to free up some space in my travel bag when I go camping or those long drives perfect investment. Now I just need to get a Back Lit Mod for my GBA to make it the ultimate little portable gaming machine.

Let's take a closer look at the features:

  • GBA game copy and play, no client needed
  • Fast patch engine, instat game load speed, additional manual patch engine to support modified rom
  • Hardware based direct save to SD card
  • Cheat
  • Save states
  • Real time clock
  • Sleep
  • Hotkey customizable
  • 256Mb PSRAM suppot all game instant load
  • 512Mb Norflash, keep your favorite games
  • System on chip level recovery mode, prevent upgrade dead
  • Firmware and kernel both are upgradable
  • GB/GBC/NES game copy and play
  • Support FAT16/FAT32/EXFAT
  • Support for 128Mb - 128GB Micro SD memory cards
  • Compatible with all GBA
  • Can be used on NDS and NDS Lite consoles with GBA games.
  • Compatible with 99% of GBA and NDS games.
  • Can be used on NDS and NDS Lite consoles with NDS games if a pass me device is used (not the NDS flash cart but it works).
If you guy's are looking for a great place to go to get your gaming products, check out Shop01Media, they're very helpful and ship to a whole bunch of places around the world. The Shop01Media website has a large selection for most consoles (retro and new). Shipping is pretty fast from them and does not take to long. I have personally bought quite a few products from them and have always been happy. Finally, they also have Xecuter SX Pro and Xecuter SX OS for the Nintendo Switch.

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Combat Tech Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controllers Announced

Combat Tech Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controllers Announced
Published by: forahobby on Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Tagged: Gaming, Hardware, Xbox One,

Bree White, Global Product Marketing Manager on the Xbox Team, shares details about the new Combat Tech Special Edition controller releasing later this month.

Xbox Wireless Controller Combat Tech Special Edition

Last spring, we debuted the Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series – a line of special edition controllers inspired by military technology and performance patterns found in combat vehicles. Today, we’re excited to announce the third controller in the Tech Series, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition.

Pre-Order Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition from Microsoft Store

The Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition embodies a traditional army color palette with its classic Military Green base color (the same Military Green offered through Xbox Design Lab), bright orange accents and military insignia. Like the Recon Tech and Patrol Tech controllers that came before it, the Combat Tech controller features a textured laser-etched grip on the front of the controller and rubberized diamond grips on the back to help you stay on target. In select regions, you’ll get 14-day trials for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass. The Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition will be available for $69.99 USD and will start shipping to participating retailers worldwide, including Microsoft Store, on March 27.


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