Pro-gaming giant Fnatic is introducing eSports to CES

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Pro-gaming giant Fnatic is introducing eSports to CES

Sam Mathews founded Fnatic about 13 years ago, when he was just 19. Today, Fnatic is a household name for eSports fans: It's one of the most successful and prolific professional gaming franchises in the world, regularly competing at the top tier in games like League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The brand has expanded past the games and into hardware, and Mathews showed up at CES this year to demo Fnatic's latest keyboards and mice, which are due to hit the market in the coming months.

'Detective Pikachu' game's US debut set for March 23rd

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'Detective Pikachu' game's US debut set for March 23rd

Ever since the Detective Pikachu game launched in Japan in early 2016, there's been a lingering question: when would it be available elsewhere, if it ever left Japanese shores? At last, there's a date. The Pokémon Company has announced that its 3DS sleuth title will reach the US and Europe on March 23rd, 2018 for $40. On top of that, there will be a $30 giant Detective Pikachu amiibo (nearly double the usual height at 5.35 inches tall) which unlocks videos that might provide clues.

Pro-gaming giant Fnatic is introducing eSports to CES

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Pro-gaming giant Fnatic is introducing eSports to CES

Sam Mathews founded Fnatic about 13 years ago, when he was just 19. Today, Fnatic is a household name for eSports fans: It's one of the most successful and prolific professional gaming franchises in the world, regularly competing at the top tier in games like League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The brand has expanded past the games and into hardware, and Mathews showed up at CES this year to demo Fnatic's latest keyboards and mice, which are due to hit the market in the coming months.

‘Dark Souls’ and 'Mario Tennis' join Switch's 2018 lineup

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‘Dark Souls’ and 'Mario Tennis' join Switch's 2018 lineup

Nintendo revealed another slew of titles that will come to the Switch, from old favorites and cult classics to, uh, Dark Souls. In today's Nintendo Direct video, the company announced new Kirby and Mario Tennis games headed to the console, plus a couple indie games and re-releases. There's also DLC coming for some of the console's best games, including Super Mario Odyssey, Pokkén Tournament DX and Mario + Rabbids.

Dolby's plan for 2018 includes Atmos and Vision in more places

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Dolby's plan for 2018 includes Atmos and Vision in more places

It's no surprise that many companies are touting Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos in products announced at CES. You're making a safe bet if you assume that's an annual occurrence. However, there's always something unique about the devices that carry Dolby's visual and audio tech, and this year is no different. Here's a quick rundown of what was announced in Vegas and what Dolby has in store for 2018.

The ASUS 'Bezel-free kit' is a messy multi-monitor solution

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The ASUS 'Bezel-free kit' is a messy multi-monitor solution

A quick trip to Asus' off-site location at CES 2018 revealed routers, gaming PCs, the NVIDIA Big Format Gaming Display and its new bezel-hiding kit. That last one helps gamers (or productivity hounds seeking an edge) to link monitors together, while also using optics to hide the seam where each bezel meets. There are no filters, software or effects at play here -- it's simply an optical device that refracts light around the monitors' plastic edges.