The disc-free Xbox One S hits stores on May 7th for $250

A disc-free, completely digital Xbox One is no longer just a rumored pipe dream for cord cutters and the current generation of Fortnite fanatics who've never had to set foot inside of a GameStop. The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition will hit retailers… …

Amazon’s Fire Stick TV 4K supports Miracast screen mirroring

With its latest update, Amazon has brought a blast from the past to its modestly-priced Fire TV Stick 4K. The $50 streaming stick now supports Miracast, letting you mirror programs to supported smartphones, tablets and PCs as if they were attached di… …

Finally, a Switch controller with a headphone jack

Using voice chat on the Nintendo Switch is about to get a whole lot easier, thanks to a new controller from PDP. Its Faceoff Deluxe+ wired controller – slated for launch this summer — features a 3.5mm headphone jack, so you can simply plug in… …

Apple AirPods review (2019): More of the same, but that’s OK

In the two and a half years since they were first released, Apple's AirPods have undergone a remarkable transformation. What started out as Q-tip-shaped curiosities have been a full-blown millennial status symbol. Now, memes run rampant and a You… …

Engadget giveaway: Win a Shield TV Gaming Edition courtesy of Plex!

This week's giveaway, courtesy of Plex, could put a sleek multimedia machine in your home. Plex's popular grid-view software helps you organize and navigate your files, while giving you access to them on-the-go. The NVIDIA Shield is a cord-cutting An… …

Gearbox teases ‘Borderlands 3’ with a cryptic trailer

The official unveiling for Borderlands 3 is a mere day away as we write this, but that isn't stopping Gearbox from trying to further whet your appetite. The studio has posted a "Mask of Mayhem" teaser trailer that whips around a giant static scene t… …

‘Battlefield V’ gameplay trailer shows its take on battle royale

In the wake of seemingly endless teases and leaks, DICE and EA are ready to show gameplay from Battlefield V's imminent Firestorm battle royale mode. True to the scoops, it's not quite a cookie-cutter BR experience. While you'll have familiar mecha… …

Google is launching a game-streaming service called Stadia

Google is getting into game streaming. The company today revealed Stadia, the evolution of its efforts to make digital, on-demand video games reliable and viable. It'll be available this year in the US, Canada, the UK and Europe. Google dropped… …

Google is launching a game-streaming service called Stadia

The best games for Xbox One

A series of missteps put Microsoft in second place before the Xbox One even came out. While it's likely to remain there until the next generation begins, there are a lot of people out there who have never experienced what the console has to offer. Wi… …

The best games for Xbox One

The ‘Link’s Awakening’ remake could be the start of something special

I never beat The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, but not for lack of trying. It's one of my favorite entries in the Zelda series, and I played it over and over as a kid. I got stuck on the same bit every time, one puzzle I couldn't get past…. …

The ‘Link’s Awakening’ remake could be the start of something special

‘Super Mario Maker 2’ hits the Switch this June

It took its sweet time, but Super Mario Maker is coming to Nintendo Switch! Far from a port, this is a bonafide sequel, Super Mario Maker 2. Details are scant, but from the brief trailer Nintendo showed during its Nintendo Direct presentation, we not… …

‘Super Mario Maker 2’ hits the Switch this June

What’s on TV: ‘Far Cry,’ ‘Crackdown 3’ and ‘Umbrella Academy’

This week is a big one for streaming platforms, as Amazon premieres its documentary series uncovering the truth surrounding Lorena Bobbitt, and Netflix presents the first season of its comic book adaptation The Umbrella Academy. For gamers, Crackdown… …

Intel’s multi-angle cameras come to three Premier League soccer stadiums

Intel's work in sports can be found across the world's best leagues, from the MLB, NBA and NFL in the US to Spain's La Liga soccer tournament. Over the past few years, it has been trying to make games more immersive for fans, using camera technologie… …

When esports blew up, DDR moved to the suburbs

Even in a packed arcade, David Maiman stands out from the crowd. He's wearing a black T-shirt with multicolor DDR arrows darting across the front, his long, dark hair curling down to his shoulders. As he walks into his local arcade in suburban Long I… …

When esports blew up, DDR moved to the suburbs

Tom Cruise wants to fix your TV by turning off motion smoothing

Proving that his heroism is not merely limited to on-screen antics, Tom Cruise has starred in a video spreading awareness of a scourge impacting all too many televisions: motion smoothing. It's the setting in almost all new HDTVs and 4K TVs that's us… …