PS4 Price Predicted to Undercut Xbox One

The Xbox One price remains missing despite a very Apple-like event for the Xbox One reveal.

Video game industry analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities predicts that Sony’s PS4 price will undercut the Xbox One price by $50, with both consoles priced at below $400. Pachter made his predictions in a research note published ahead of E3 next week where both Microsoft and Sony will show off more of their new […]

Xbox One & PlayStation 4 Demo Shows Off Graphical Power (Video)

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A new video from AMD showcasing the power of its new A-series APUs also helps show the graphics capabilities of the upcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Both new video consoles use custom Jaguar processors from AMD, which use the same technology as the A-Series chipset the company produces for PCs. While this new video shows […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts Gameplay Live Stream Coming Ahead of E3

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On Sunday June 9, the day before Microsoft, Sony, EA and Ubisoft host their pre-E3 press conferences Activision will livestream 30 minutes of the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts potentially showing footage from the Xbox One and PS4. The half-hour online broadcast, called Call of Duty: Ghosts – All-Access, will start at 11 a.m. PT/2 […]

Xbox 360, PS3 And Wii U Price Cuts Predicted at E3

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Video game industry analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush predicts Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony will cut prices on existing video game consoles at E3 next week as the industry prepares for the next generation of consoles. According to CNet in a note to investors Pachter said he expects Sony and Microsoft to drop the price of […]

Microsoft Will Show Xbox One Games, Not TV At E3 Press Conference

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While the Xbox One reveal dismayed some gamers with the big focus on TV, Microsoft won’t talk about TV at its E3 press conference, focusing on games instead. As Kotaku reported Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb did his best to reassure games on Twitter today, saying “I can confirm that we will have TV’s (or […]

EA Kills Online Passes For Future & Current Games

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EA recently removed online passes from a number of games on the Xbox 360, but today the publisher clarified that all games will soon lose their online passes. EA issues a statement to Game Informer saying that it is “in the process of eliminating it from all our existing EA titles” in addition to removing the […]

Sony Talks Up PS4 Gaming, In Jab at Xbox One

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While Microsoft wants to position the Xbox One as an all-in-one media device as well as a game console, Sony wants to focus more on games for its upcoming PlayStation 4. After his appearance on stage at D: All Things Digital Sony CEO Kaz Hirai told All Things D “the most important thing we need to […]

Sony Will Require PS Vita Remote Play For All PS4 Games

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During its launch event Sony announced the PlayStation 4 will support remote play with the PlayStation Vita, and a Sony executive confirmed all PS4 games will support the feature with a few exceptions. Shuhei Yoshida, president of worldwide studios at Sony Computer Entertainment confirmed on Twitter that unless a game requires specific PlayStation 4 hardware, […]

Sony Responds To Gamers Asking For No DRM in PlayStation 4

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After a comment from Geoff Keighley on GameTrailers, many gamers took the web to ask Sony to not use digital rights management (DRM) on the PlayStation 4, and it seems Sony is listening. Gamers took to popular video game forum NeoGAF and to Twitter using the hashtag #PS4NoDRM to show they don’t want Sony to […]

GameStop Expects Low PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Prices

The Xbox One price remains missing despite a very Apple-like event for the Xbox One reveal.

GameStop expects the upcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to cost less than the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 did at launch. According to GameSpot in an earnings call GameStop CFO Rob Llyod said he expects the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to cost less than their predecessors did at launch. That would price the […]

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility is Backwards, Says MS Exec

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Don Mattrick, head of Microsoft’s Xbox division recently said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal that he doesn’t see a problem with consoles not having backwards compatibility as gamers don’t often take advantage of it. Mattrick claims that only five percent of gamers play older games on new consoles, which doesn’t justify the […]

Xbox One Puts Brakes On Indie Games

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Microsoft’s next generation Xbox One won’t play self-published games from independent developers, focusing instead on working with publishers and giving some of those developers publishing deals. Microsoft currently uses its Microsoft Studios brand to publish some games from independent developers through Xbox Live Arcade on the Xbox 360. Talking to Shacknews Matt Booty, general manager of […]

Microsoft Xbox One vs. Sony PlayStation 4

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Later this year, for the first time, Microsoft and Sony will go head-to-head with brand new game consoles. While the Xbox 360 had a one year head start on the PlayStation 3, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will release within weeks of each other later this year. The close release dates makes it harder […]

Sony Teases PlayStation 4 Day Before Xbox Reveal

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A day before the reveal of the new Xbox, Sony released a teaser for the new PlayStation 4 console, showing an out-of-focus black box with vents. The short 39-second video shows an out-of-focus PlayStation 4 that look more like a square than the rectangular PlayStation 3. As the blurry black box gets closer to the […]

New Xbox Could Start At $299 With 2-Year Xbox Live Gold Subscription

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New Xbox price details emerged this morning, with rumors the new Xbox will start at $299 for users that commit to a two year Xbox Live subscription at $10 a month. The details also point to a new Xbox release date in November. Windows blogger Paul Thurrott from Windows IT Pro, who has a good track record when it […]

Nintendo Miiverse Now Available on Smartphones, Still Requires a Wii U

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Miiverse, the social network Nintendo introduced on the Wii U is now available on the web for smartphones and desktops, though it has a few limitations. The Miiverse is Nintendo’s way of letting gamers communicate with each other in and out of games. The network creates hubs for each individual game that supports it, where […]

This is the PlayStation 4 UI on TV, Smartphones and Tablets

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A new collection of screenshots on Kotaku show what the PlayStation 4 interface will look like, as well as what streaming will look like on the PlayStation App. The one image of the PlayStation App on a smartphone shows the streaming interface for the app. In the screenshot the user is watching someone else play […]

Sony Will Make All PlayStation 4 Games Downloadable

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Gamers will have the chance to buy all PlayStation 4 games as downloadable titles, though big-budget games will still come on discs. In an interview with The Guardian, Sony’s head of worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida said the company is following the path of the Vita when it comes to PlayStation 4 games. That means all games […]

PlayStation 4 Game Prices Revealed, Fallon Plays Killzone: Shadow Fall

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The newly announced PlayStation 4 made its TV debut last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where the late night talk show host had the chance to play the new Killzone: Shadow Fall on the console. While Fallon demonstrated a game Sony Computer Entertainment America President & CEO Jack Tretton appeared on CNBC and said […]

PlayStation 4 App Turns iPhone and Android Into a Second Screen

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A new PlayStation App for iOS and Android will turn smartphones and tablets into second screens for the PlayStation 4 similar to Xbox SmartGlass. Sony briefly mentioned companion apps during its two-hour PlayStation 4 launch event in New York City last night, but later detailed those apps in a press release. The new PlayStation App […]