RetroPi Raspberry Pi Emulator In-Car Console System

Raspberry Pi Emulator

Makers and hobbyists that enjoy building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi single board computer might be interested in a new project published over on the Instructables website that provides instructions on how to create a Raspberry Pi Emulator in-car console.

The Raspberry Pi Emulator or RetroPi as it has been named, was created by Instructable’s member MoTinkerGNome and uses a Raspberry Pi B+, 3W class d amplifier together with a 5 inch TFT screen complete with mini driver HDMI purchased from Adafruit, all housed in a Pelican 1050 dry box.

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Dragon Age Inquisition Cassandra Pentaghast Voice Miranda Raison Interview (video)

Dragon Age Inquisition

Those of you looking forward to the release of the new Dragon Age Inquisition RPG game next month might be interested in a new interview released by Bioware with the voice behind the games Cassandra Pentaghast character.

Cassandra Pentaghast first appeared in Dragon Age 2 and will be returning in the latest game Inquisition, as a more rounded character and not quite so aggressive towards Varric, check out the interview after the jump.

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Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Required PC Specifications Announced

Advanced Warfare

PC first-person shooter (FPS) gamers looking forward to the launch of the new highly anticipated Call of Duty Advanced Warfare are sure to be interested to know that Activision has this week announced the minimum requirements your PC will need to be able to run the PC version of the latest game in the series.

Details of the Advanced Warfare PC specifications were published over on the Steam games network in the form of minimum requirements, although no recommended requirements have been listed by the game’s publisher at the current time.

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Google Nexus Player Arrives At The FCC (video)

Google-Nexus-Player

Last week Google unveiled their new media streaming and games console in the form of the Google Nexus Player which Google then put up for preorder priced at $99 throughout the US.

Unfortunately Google had not yet certified the new Google Nexus Player by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and was later forced to remove their preorder links until the FCC certification had been passed.

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PlayStation 4 Update 2.0 Features Explained By Sony

PlayStation 4 Update

Sony has this week unveiled more details about their upcoming new PlayStation 4 update 2.0 codenamed Masamune, that brings with it a number of new features, enhancements and performance tweaks for PS4 users to enjoy.

One of the new features included in the upcoming PlayStation 4 update 2.0 allows owners to play music from USB sticks, enabling them to select music from the external storage, that supports MP3, MP4, M4A and 3GP audio files.

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Company of Heroes 2 Ardennes Assault Trailer Unveiled (video)

Company of Heroes 2

Company of Heroes 2 fans Are sure to be pleased to know that the game’s developers have today released a new trailer for the upcoming Company of Heroes 2 Ardennes Assault DLC which has been developed by Relic Entertainment.

The Company of Heroes 2 Ardennes Assault DLC will be officially launching on November 18, 2014 and is the reimagining of 1944’s Battle of the Bulge

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Razer Game Peripheral Company Now Valued At Over $1 Billion

Razer

Razer the computer peripheral manufacturing company that specialises in creating products for gamers, has recently closed a round of funding with Intel that has valued the company at over a $1 billion, reports the TechCrunch website this week

The news of the latest valuation has been unveiled thanks to an Razer internal memo to staff that was then in turn leaked to the TechCrunch website.

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New Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer The Hero of Thedas (video)

Dragon Age Inquisition

Dragon Age Inquisition will officially launch on November 18th 2014, and to whet your appetite a little more before next month release a new trailer has been released called The Hero of Thedas.

The latest in the Dragon Age series of games is currently being developed by Bioware, who is planning to combine the best of both earlier games Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II, to then be published by Electronic Arts.

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October Xbox One Update Rolls Out (video)

Xbox One Update

Microsoft has today started rolling out the October Xbox One update and Microsoft’s Major “Larry Hyrb” Nelson has been tasked with providing a n overview at all the new features you can expect to enjoy in this latest Xbox One update.

New Xbox One update features include New Snap and Friends functions as well as improvements for TV and video as well as a newly updated Devices and Accessories page to name a few, check out the video below to learn more from Major Nelson.

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New The Crew Street Racing Gameplay Trailer Teases Customizsations (video)

The Crew

Ubisoft has today released a new trailer for its upcoming The Crew, street racing game which provides gamers with a first teasing glimpse at the customisations they will be able to add to their rides to gain extra performance and the racing edge over the competition.

The Crew game is currently taking registrations from both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gamers to take part in the closed beta development stage that will be launching soon, ahead of the game’s final release on December 2nd, 2014. Check out the latest teaser trailer below.

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Google Nexus Player Streaming Media, Games Console Launches For $99 (video)

Google Nexus Player

 

 

As well as announcing the launch of their new smartphone and tablet in the form of the Google Nexus 9 and Nexus 6 devices, Google has also today unveiled their new Google Nexus Player as well as officially announcing the launch of their latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.

The Google Nexus Player console has been created by Google to provide both a HDTV media streaming set-top box together with a games console, that will be available to preorder for $99 starting tomorrow on October 17th, 2014.

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Halo Spartan Strike launching for Windows in December

halossMicrosoft and 343 Industries had to launch a new Halo game at some point this year. A new top-down, twin-stick shooter will be arriving on December 12. The game, Halo: Spartan Strike, will launch on Windows devices and Steam for just $6.

Spartan Strike takes places during the events of Halo 2 and will have new content, vehicles, and the Prometheans. The new game follows Halo: Spartan Assault, which originally launched on Windows mobile devices only, but later was available for Xbox consoles and Steam.
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