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 […]

PS4 Release Date: All Signs Point to November 13

A poster at a major retailer shows a PS4 release date of November 2013.

The PS4 release date is the biggest remaining question for fans who plan to buy the PS4 on day one, and it appears that a retailer let the PS4 release date slip in a sign spotted in Amsterdam. An in-store display shows a PS4 poster which says, “Release: 13 November 2013″ and a photo of […]

Why the Xbox One DRM Compromise Isn’t Good for Gamers

The Xbox One price is set at £399.99 in the UK at a third-party retailer, but it is subject to change.

Just a week after Microsoft announced that it would aggressively move to change the nature of gaming with the Xbox One, essentially pushing both publishers and users to create next generation, albeit DRM laden games, the company is completely reneging on the deal and the things that made the console unique. To recap, as part […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Division Brings Online RPGs To New York City

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At the end of its E3 press conference Ubisoft debuted one of the biggest surprises of the conference: an MMORPG in the Tom Clancy universe called The Division. In Tom Clancy’s The Division a pandemic has hit New York City following Black Friday, grinding the city to a halt. The streets are empty, stores unoccupied […]

Sony Shows Off 15 Exclusive PlayStation 4 Games

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Earlier this week, Sony finally unveiled the PlayStation 4 and announced the price, along with a collection of exclusive titles coming to the console. Sony’s press conference didn’t feature as many big surprise exclusive or AAA games as Microsoft’s presentation, but it still had many exclusives to entice gamers. A few of those exclusives Sony […]

Microsoft Exec: Want an Offline Xbox? Use a 360

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Microsoft upset many gamers when it announced that the Xbox One will require an Internet connection at all times, but Microsoft executive Don Mattrick says the company has an offline option for gamers: the Xbox 360. When asked about an option for offline gaming in an interview with Geoff Keighley on GameTrailers, Microsoft Xbox chief […]

Nyko Smart Clip Controller Mount: A Better SmartGlass Experience

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At E3 Nyko introduced its latest accessory for the Xbox 360, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 that makes using a second screen while gaming a bit easier. The new Nyko Smart Clip is an accessory that fits around ether an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 controller and holds a smartphone just above the controller for […]

PlayStation 4 Hard Drive Is User Replaceable

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Every PlayStation 4 console will ship with a 500GB hard drive built-in, but gamers who want or need more storage have the option to replace the hard drive. Sony told Polygon that gamers can swap out the hard drive in the PlayStation 4, just like they could with the PlayStation 3. Sony’s current console uses […]

Bungie Shows First Destiny Gameplay on PlayStation 4

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Last night at the end of the Sony E3 press conference Bungie, the makers of Halo, showed off gameplay footage of its new game Destiny on the PlayStation 4. Destiny is the new science-fiction shooter from Bungie where humanity was all but wiped out by alien species taking over the solar system. Humanity was only […]

Where To Pre-order the PlayStation 4

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The Sony PlayStation 4 is now available for pre-order from a number of retailers both as a standalone console and as a bundle with at least one game. During its press conference Sony announced the PlayStation 4 will sell for $399 this holiday season, undercutting the Xbox One by $100. Now that Sony announced the […]

PS4 Price Undercuts Xbox One by $100

The PS4 price is set for $100 less than the Xbox One price.

Sony just confirmed the PS4 price as $399, undercutting the $500 Xbox One price Microsoft announced earlier today. In addition to announcing the PlayStation 4 price, Sony confirmed the console will arrive in time for the holidays and retailers are already offering a PS4 pre-order for users that want to lock in the device for […]

PlayStation 4 Will Support Used Games, Won’t Require Web Connection

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During its pre-E3 press conference Sony took a few shots at Microsoft and the Xbox One with announcement that its PlayStation 4 will play used games and won’t have online requirements. The PlayStation 4, like the PlayStation 3, will let gamers buy, sell and lend their disc-based games as they see fit with no restrictions […]

Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 Coming to PlayStation 4

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After years of waiting, Square Enix finally gave gamers a glimpse of Final Fantasy Versus XII and Kingdom Hearts 3 at Sony’s PlayStation 4 E3 press conference. Originally announced at the same time as Final Fantasy XIII, the team behind Final Fantasy Versus XIII hasn’t spoken about the game much until today. Today the company […]

This is What the Sony PS4 Looks Like

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At it’s pre-E3 press conference Sony finally unveiled the hardware of the PlayStation 4, showing the black box that gamers can expect to put under their TV later this year. The PlayStation 4 looks like a large parallelogram made of mostly matte black plastic with a small section of glossy black plastic. From the front […]

First Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Gameplay Video Arrives

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Today at its E3 press conference, Ubisoft showed not one, but two trailers for the new Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, including the first gameplay footage of the new action game. Assassin’s Creed IV puts players in the role of a pirate by the name of Edward Kenway (grandfather to Connor of Assassin’s Creed III). […]

EA E3 Game Trailers: Mirrors Edge, TitanFall & Peggle 2 Announcement

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Today at E3 in Los Angeles EA discussed 11 games for current and next-generation consoles, including two sequels that will make fans very excited. As always, much of EA’s presentation focused on sports, but the publisher also spent a lot of time on a brand-new third-person action game, a new Dragon Age sequel, Battlefield 4 […]

Microsoft Shows Off Xbox One Game Streaming

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Today during its E3 press conference Microsoft announced that its new Xbox One console will have Twitch TV integration for game streaming. The Twitch Integration will let gamers livestream their current game online with anyone interested in watching. Gamers will be able to give running commentary on their game as they play and interact with […]