• Microsoft's stunning new Xbox Live avatars will finally launch in April

    6 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    For a while, it seemed like customizable avatars might be the next big thing in console gaming. From Nintendo's Miis to the Xbox Live Avatars that debuted on Xbox 360 in 2008, the idea of creating a character that could represent you across an entire online ecosystem was an intriguing one. But like most fads, avatars eventually vanished.
    When Nintendo made it clear that Mii characters were no longer a priority on the Switch, it seemed like it might be the end of the road for avatars on consoles. But then Microsoft surprised Xbox One owners at E3 last year by unveiling a total overhaul of...
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  • PlayTable console uses blockchain to revolutionize tabletop gaming

    PlayTable console uses blockchain to revolutionize tabletop gaming

    6 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Company Blok.Party has announced the launch of a new game console called PlayTable, and it is based on blockchain technology. The console is a modern twist on tabletop gaming, one created by a former Amazon engineer and former Huawei vice president of R&D. PlayTable is something like a large tablet; it has a built-in display and supports up to eight...
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