Amazon Uses Placeholder Xbox One Release Date

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Late last week Amazon put a release date on the Xbox One, but gamers shouldn’t expect their console pre-orders to arrive on the listed November 27 release date: it’s just a placeholder. Amazon currently lists the Xbox One release date as November 27, but the date is not the official release date, merely a placeholder […]

Leaked Trailer Shows Watch Dogs Multiplayer

Pearce hacks most of Chicago's infrastructure with just his smartphone.

A new leaked trailer for Watch Dogs shows how multiplayer will work in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 game. Watch Dogs is a game about hacking companies and individuals to further the goals of protagonist Aiden Pearce, so it makes sense that multiplayer will focus on hacking as well. The leaked trailer shows just […]

Sony To Fix Broken PlayStation 3 Firmware on June 27

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Next week Sony will issue an update that will fix the problems caused by PlayStation 3 firmware 4.45 earlier this week. Recently¬†Sony announced that it would issue an updated version of firmware 4.45 on June 27. The new update will solve an issue that bricked many PlayStation 3 consoles this week. Sony claims the firmware […]

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Pre-orders Biggest Ever For Amazon

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Today Amazon announced that last week was the biggest pre-order week in the history of Amazon Video Games, thanks to the announcements of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Last week, following the Microsoft and Sony E3 press conferences, Amazon reports that users pre-ordered more than 2,500 Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles per minute […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Hands-On

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While Samsung first unveiled the Galaxy S4 Zoom last week, the company didn’t show off the new Android smartphone with an optical zoom lens in person until today. The new Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom feels very much like a point and shoot camera with a Galaxy S4 shoved into it. From the lens side, it […]

Samsung Galaxy NX Hands-on

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Today Samsung finally introduced the Galaxy NX, a mirrorless camera that runs Android with LTE connectivity and can use interchangeable lenses. The Samsung Galaxy NX looks like a DSLR camera with a large 4.8-inch display, but it feels much lighter than more traditional large cameras. The size and its lightweight make the galaxy NX easy […]

New MacBook Air Users Complain of WiFi Problems

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The new MacBook Air that Apple introduced at WWDC last week has a number of improvements over previous models. But some users are having issues with the WiFi on the new laptops. Users of the new MacBook Air mid-2013 are taking to Apple’s support forums to report issues with the WiFi in their new computers. […]

NVIDIA Shield Sees $50 Price Cut Before Release

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Today NVIDIA announced that Shield will cost gamers $50 less than originally announced, bringing the Android console closer to other handheld consoles. The NVIDIA Shield will now cost $299 instead of the original $349 price. The new price brings the Android console closer to the price of the Sony PlayStation Vita, which currently sells for […]

Microsoft Removes Xbox One Online & Used Game Restrictions

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Today Microsoft announced that it will lift some of the DRM restrictions of the Xbox One that angered many gamers in the past few weeks. In a blog post the head of the Xbox division Don Mattrick wrote that Microsoft won’t require an online connection for the Xbox One. Gamers will have to connect their […]

Microsoft May Reverse Xbox One DRM Policies

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A report from Giant Bomb claims that after the fallout surrounding the Xbox One Microsoft may completely reverse its DRM policies. The report claims that Microsoft will issue a statement today “amounts to a complete reversal on its DRM policies for Xbox One.” Microsoft’s current Xbox One DRM policies include an always-on Internet connection that […]

PlayStation 3 Firmware 4.45 Bricks Some Consoles

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Last night Sony issued a firmware update for the PlayStation 3 that caused issues with some consoles, forcing Sony to pull the update. PlayStation 3 firmware 4.45 was to bring some new trophies options to the PlayStation 3, giving gamers the option to turn off notifications of when they received a trophy. Instead, many gamers […]

Jimmy Fallon Plays Xbox One & PlayStation 4

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As part of “Video Game Week” on Late Night this week, Jimmy Fallon showed both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on national TV. As The Verge reports, Microsoft was first to show off their console on Late Night on Monday. Microsoft executive Phil Spencer came on the show and showed off the Xbox One […]

Apple’s Default iPhone Hotspot Password Easy to Crack

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A group of researchers in Germany found that it’s incredibly easy to predict the default passwords iOS generates for mobile hotspots on the iPhone and iPad. According to a recently published paper the researchers from¬†University of Erlangen found that Apple uses an open-source Scrabble dictionary and a few random numbers to generate hotspot passwords for […]

Sony Shows Off PlayStation 4 User Interface (Video)

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A new video from Sony shows gamers what they can expect from the PlayStation 4 user interface when the console comes to stores sometime later this year. The video specifically highlights the social features of the PlayStation 4, showing the list of updates from friends that users will see when they turn on the console. […]

Nintendo Refuses To Cut Wii U Price

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Last week at E3, Nintendo showed off a number of new games for the Wii U, but one announcement was sorely missing from the show: a Wii U price cut. In an interview with VentureBeat Nintendo marketing executive Scott Moffit said the company has no plans to cut the price of the Wii U at […]

PS4 vs PS3: Price, Features, Games & More

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Later this year Sony will release the PlayStation 4 (PS4), the creatively named successor to the PlayStation 3 (PS3). While the new console will entice many gamers, the PlayStation 3 is still a good choice for gamers who can’t afford to start over with a new generation of consoles. The PlayStation 4 is the newer […]

Shadowrun Returns Coming to iPad, Android, PC & Mac on July 25

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Shadowrun Returns, the latest video game adaption set in the Shadowrun cyberpunk universe will come to the iPad, Android, PC and Mac on July 25. Started as a Kickstarter project last year Shadowrun Returns is an attempt to make a cyberpunk game as great as the acclaimed Super Nintendo Shadowrun game. The new game is […]

Sony Xperia Z Coming To T-Mobile This Summer

The Xperia Z is available in several different colors, unlike the Nexus 4.

This summer the Sony Xperia Z will finally come to the U.S. as a T-Mobile exclusive smartphone. The water-resistant Sony Xperia Z will come to T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network sometime later within the next few months, several months after the phone’s debut at CES 2013. There is no release date for the phone, only a […]

Crytek Shows Off iPhone Game With iOS 7 Controller Support

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Last week at WWDC Crytek, developers of Crysis and the CryEngine that powers it, showed off a new iPhone game using the upcoming Made For iPhone controllers according to a report from 9To5Mac. Crytek Budapest showed off the game, currently called The Collectibles during a WWDC session that presumably focused on the new Made For […]

XCOM: Enemy Unknown For iPhone and iPad Arrives Thursday

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Strategy RPG XCOM: Enemy Unknown will come to the iPhone and iPad this Thursday, June 20, with a price that reflects its status as a port of the fantastic console and PC game. XCOM: Enemy Unknown will cost $19.99 when it comes to iPhone and iPad later this week. The price is higher than most […]