Day: February 9, 2018

Total War: Arena Entering Open Beta; Carthage Faction Announced
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Total War: Arena Entering Open Beta; Carthage Faction Announced

The open beta for team-based RTS Total War: Arena will be kicking off from February 22, Wargaming Alliance and Creative Assembly have revealed. The first free to play iteration of the Total War formula, Total War: Arena has historically swung the polemical pendulum across three main factions: Greeks, Romans and Barbarians. However, in celebration of the impending open beta launch, a new, tactically gifted faction — Carthage — will be introduced. read more

Retrogaming Dream Device PocketSprite is Almost Funded
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Retrogaming Dream Device PocketSprite is Almost Funded

These days, dipping into the nostalgia pool is a surefire way to grab the attention of retro preservationists and lovers of geeky gadgetry. Team Pocket’s chibi-sized emulator is a case in point. The PocketSprite, a diminutive, open source emulation device, accomodates your old-school cravings with a lineup of Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear and Sega Master System Games within a colour OLED display. It doesn’t make sacrifices on framerates, either; Sonic runs loop de loops at 60+ FPS in PocketSprite’s 5:4 aspect ratio. read more