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These New Consoles Need New Beep-Boops

These New Consoles Need New Beep-Boops

The next generation is officially here. As I write this, I’ve just received and hooked up my PS5, next to my recently purchased Xbox Series X. They are two big blocks of expensive technology and plastic, with tons of new features and more powerful innards. Yet, these new consoles still…

How The Xbox Series X’s ‘Quick Resume’ Feature Works

How The Xbox Series X’s ‘Quick Resume’ Feature Works

Among all of the next-gen features touted for the Xbox Series X (and S), few are more promising than Quick Resume. On paper, Quick Resume grants you the ability to juggle several games in a suspended state at a system level, at which point you can load them in seconds,…

Here’s How We’ve Set Up Our PS5s

Here’s How We’ve Set Up Our PS5s

Roughly two weeks from now, the PlayStation 5 will be out in the wild. First (officially) revealed in June, Sony’s next-gen console promises the de rigueur next-gen improvements: shinier graphics, faster performance, killer exclusives, all that jazz. But when the curtain was pulled back, the general consensus seemed to coalesce…