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Google Stadia Streaming Gaming Platform Announced

While Google has become entrenched in just about every technological aspect of our lives, from our cars to our thermostats, they’ve generally stayed away from the world of gaming (aside from those made for Android devices). That changed today, with their announcement of the Stadia streaming gaming platform. Google’s Stadia is a radical departure from traditional home gaming…

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Sony PlayStation Classic Announced

After the resounding successes of the Nintendo NES Classic and SNES Classic, it was only a matter of time before the other big names got in on the retro action. This week, Sony dropped news of their own replica console, giving gamers who were there for the legendary system’s debut a chance to recapture some nostalgia. The Sony…

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Laptops for Work and Play

For a long time, buying a laptop meant you’d have to settle for compromises in performance and usability compared to a similarly-priced desktop. Low-quality screens, weak processors, and poor graphics equaled a bad time when it came to intensive tasks like heavy media editing or working with large spreadsheets. To get the power of a desktop, you’d need …

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Nintendo Switch Preorder Information Announced

Last fall, Nintendo set the gaming world abuzz with a cryptic announcement of their curious upcoming gaming device, the Nintendo Switch. The unique console seemed to follow in its predecessors’ footsteps, emphasizing the gaming experience and communality more than outright graphical power. Some gaming demos and the basics of gameplay were revealed, but much else was kept secret.…

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Inside the New Microsoft Gaming Room at Abt

If you’ve ever been to our Glenview showroom, you know that things are always changing. We’re always trying to find ways to make the shopping experience easier, more efficient, or more fun whether by adding product-focused boutiques like the Gourmet Shop or one-of-a-kind showrooms like the new Inspiration Studio. Our latest improvement is the new Microsoft gaming room, a space dedicated…

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