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More Than 5.3 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles Sold

Following E3 2013 it was clear that Sony was the clear favorite for gamers going into the next console generation. While Microsoft bet big on Kinect and always-online DRM Sony gave fans more of the same, winning over nearly everyone with a more powerful console at a lower price. Though Microsoft quickly backed off of its anti-consumer policies, the damage …

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Tetris is Coming to PS4, Xbox One

Since its debut in 1984, Tetris has become one of the most well-known and iconic franchises in gaming history. Tetris games have appeared on almost every major video game platform in the past three decades. Today The Tetris Company confirmed that the classic game will continue to have a place in gaming’s future. The Tetris Company has officially announced that …

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Sony Sold More Than 4.2 Million PlayStation 4s Last Year

Microsoft announced yesterday that it sold more than three million Xbox One consoles before the end of 2013. Now Sony has weighed in with its latest PlayStation 4 sales figures, and it seems that the PlayStation brand is back on top. At Sony’s big Consumer Entertainment Show (CES) event Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House announced that more than 4.2 …

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Microsoft Sold More Than 3 Million Xbox One Consoles Last Year

Months away from the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November, both Sony and Microsoft are now settling in for a long console competition in the coming years. Microsoft today announced that it sold over 3 million Xbox One consoles between the device’s November 22 release date and the end of 2013. The company called the …

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PlayStation 4 Sales Hit 2.1 Million

Two and a half weeks on from its debut in North America, the PlayStation 4 has now sold through to over 2.1 million customers worldwide. The announcement was made today over on the PlayStation blog by Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House. This new figure more than doubles the one million PlayStation 4 consoles that Sony announced it had sold …

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Microsoft Also Sold One Million Consoles in One Day

Last week Sony announced that it had sold over 1 million PlayStation 4 consoles on the device’s North American release date. Now, Microsoft has weighed in with its day-one sales of its Xbox One console. Microsoft has announced that it too sold over one million consoles on the Xbox One’s launch day. The company has officially declared the Xbox One’s …

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Here’s A Recap Of Every Xbox One Launch Event Around The Globe

Armored trucks, super cars and zombies would all seem out of place in New York City at any other time of the year, but it all made perfect sense last night as Microsoft launched the Xbox One. The company took over Times Square, specifically the Best Buy Theater, to sell the first Xbox One consoles in North America to eager …

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New Xbox One Model Could Come in Early 2014

Microsoft today released its Xbox One console to huge fanfare in New York city. More than a game console, Microsoft is positioning the device as a all-around media hub for TV as well. The console comes with an updated version of Microsoft’s Kinect, enabling users to navigate the user interface using specific voice commands. With the Xbox One only just …

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Xbox One Hits Store Shelves; Here Are Its Future Games

Microsoft’s new Xbox One console is officially on sale in North America. While ostensibly a dedicated video game device, Microsoft is positioning the Xbox One as a living room entertainment hub complete with TV overlay capabilities and voice-activated UI elements. Like Sony did one week ago, Microsoft held a large midnight launch party in New York City. Where the Sony …

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Xbox One Streaming Delayed to 2014, Twitch App Teased

Since last Friday, PlayStation 4 owners have been streaming their gameplay to web using Twitch and Ustream. Though the feature isn’t essential, it could be one that help grow the console gaming community in the same way the Twitch website has for PC gamers. This Friday, Microsoft will launch its Xbox One console, which was touted as having Twitch streaming …

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Xbox One Launch Launch Countdown Airs Thursday Night

Last Thursday night, Sony held an hour-long countdown event in New York for the launch of the PlayStation 4. The event was filled with developer interviews, previews, and even a few announcements, such as the exclusive PlayStation mission for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the release date for Infamous: Second Son, and the reveal that a new Uncharted game …

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Sony Sold Over One Million PlayStation 4s On Friday

For months now gamers have been anticipating the launch of the PlayStation 4 and on Friday those same fans were finally able to get their hands on Sony’s new console. Sony’s confident marketing and lack of PlayStation-related scandals managed to make the PS4 highly desired among gamers, and the company this week has revealed just how that good will has …

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