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PS4 Tops Xbox One in Shopping Survey PS4 Tops Xbox One in Shopping Survey
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Since before this year’s E3, the biggest story in gaming has been Microsoft’s blunders in promoting its Xbox One console. Though the company eventually reversed course on its planned DRM and no used game policies, it has been battling a …

Xbox One Tops Analyst Console Assessment Xbox One Tops Analyst Console Assessment

The launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4 console is less than one month away, and Microsoft’s Xbox One will follow close behind. As video game fanboys continue to argue over the merits of each console and Microsoft desperately tries to re-educate …

New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video

Microsoft is betting big on its next-generation version of its Kinect motion sensor. The device has been packed in with every one of its upcoming Xbox One consoles, ensuring that all Xbox gamers will have a Kinect. This has caused …

Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year

With the coming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, both companies are looking toward a future where much of the industry’s sales come via online stores. Though Microsoft’s scheme to lock down the Xbox One with DRM and …

PS4, Xbox One Component Shipments Flowing PS4, Xbox One Component Shipments Flowing

Pre-orders for next-generation consoles are higher than any console launch in history, and both Microsoft and Sony have ramped up production to keep up with demand. A DigiTimes report today states that shipments of components for both the PlayStation 4 …

Xbox One Tour Coming to NA and EU Xbox One Tour Coming to NA and EU

The launch of the Xbox One is less than two months away, and Microsoft knows it has a large perception gap to close against Sony’s PlayStation 4. In order to educate people about its recent Xbox One policy reversals and …

PS4 Game Upgrades Detailed by Sony PS4 Game Upgrades Detailed by Sony

For some time now, gamers have known that $10 upgrades are coming for cross-generation console games. Players will be able to buy games on current-gen consoles and switch to next-gen versions later on. Publishers don’t want gamers to have to …

Xbox One To Launch On November 22 Xbox One To Launch On November 22

At Gamescom, Sony announced that the PS4 would launch on November 15 in North America. We were hoping for a similar announcement from Microsoft at Gamescom, but nothing came. Instead, Microsoft chose today as the time to unravel the final …

Xbox One Lowered Shipment Rumors Disputed Xbox One Lowered Shipment Rumors Disputed

Yesterday, rumors surfaced that shipment forecasts Microsoft‘s upcoming Xbox One console have been dialed down. The number of Xbox One units shipping this year was reportedly lowered to 6.2 million from 7 million. The cause of the cuts was reportedly …

Xbox One Launch Title Pre-Order Bonuses Announced Xbox One Launch Title Pre-Order Bonuses Announced
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November is less than three months away, and the smell of the coming console war is in the air. Despite rumors of lowered shipment numbers for the year, hundreds of thousands of gamers in the U.S. and U.K. will have …

Xbox One Shipments Lowered Over Manufacturing Delays [Rumor] Xbox One Shipments Lowered Over Manufacturing Delays [Rumor]

Sony garnered goodwill with gamers at this year’s E3 expo by simply announcing it would not implement hardware-level DRM it its upcoming PlayStation 4 console. Though Microsoft has since dialed back its ambitious plans to have the Xbox One locked …

Xbox One Pre-Orders Come With FIFA 14 in Europe Xbox One Pre-Orders Come With FIFA 14 in Europe

Though Microsoft did not stream its Xbox One conference from this year’s Gamescom, the company did have plenty of announcements to share about its upcoming next-generation console. Perhaps the biggest announcement made during the presentation was the confirmation of yesterday’s …

Microsoft Guarantees DLC Season Pass Crossover For Xbox 360/One Microsoft Guarantees DLC Season Pass Crossover For Xbox 360/One

Microsoft today is going through yet another PR nightmare regarding its upcoming next-generation console, the Xbox One. Though the company had promised at E3 that the console would be launching in 21 countries across the world, it today announced that …

Console Launch Rumors: 10M PS4s, 7-9M Xbones Console Launch Rumors: 10M PS4s, 7-9M Xbones

It’s now less than three months until November, the month Microsoft has tied to the launch of its next-generation console, the Xbox One. Rumors have even begun to surface this week that Sony may launch its PlayStation 4 even earlier. …

Video Game Consoles Driving Component Demand, Pre-Orders Higher Than Expected Video Game Consoles Driving Component Demand, Pre-Orders Higher Than Expected

The latest generation of video game consoles is set to launch this fall. Microsoft will be releasing its new Xbox One console and Sony will be releasing its new PlayStation 4 console. Though the release dates for the consoles have …

You Can Have Up To 2,000 Friends On The PS4, And Other Fun Facts About Sony’s New Console You Can Have Up To 2,000 Friends On The PS4, And Other Fun Facts About Sony’s New Console

Science says you can only have 150 friends. Anymore beyond that is impossible. Don’t tell that to Sony though as it’s planning on letting you have a few thousand on the PS4. In a new video from PlayStation Access, Sony …

Microsoft to Ease Indie Publishing Restrictions For Xbox One Microsoft to Ease Indie Publishing Restrictions For Xbox One

Sony exited this year’s E3 with much of the next-generation console momentum on its side. Not only was the company’s PlayStation 4 announced to be $100 less than Microsoft’s Xbox One, but gamers also praised Sony for simply not putting …

PlayStation 4 Has Huge Lead on Xbox One, Shows Analyst Survey PlayStation 4 Has Huge Lead on Xbox One, Shows Analyst Survey
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Sony dominated this year’s E3, at least when it came to messaging. The company gained praise from gamers for the PlayStation 4‘s $400 price – $100 less than Microsoft’s Xbox One. Sony also got a positive response for simply not …

Video Game Console Sales Expected to be Lower This Generation Video Game Console Sales Expected to be Lower This Generation
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The announcements this year of Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One have kicked off a new generation of console wars. While the excitement surrounding these new consoles is palpable, continued slow sales for Nintendo’s new Wii U console could …

PS4 Interface Previewed in Leaked Video PS4 Interface Previewed in Leaked Video

Though Microsoft began promoting its Kinect-controlled user interface as soon as the Xbox One was announced three weeks ago, Sony has remained coy about what gamers will see when they turn on their PlayStation 4′s. Now, a new video has …

Microsoft: No Internet? Stick With Xbox 360. Microsoft: No Internet? Stick With Xbox 360.
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Following Microsoft’s big Xbox One reveal three weeks ago, company executives began putting out contradicting and worrying statements about the new console’s DRM and used game policies. Microsoft has since confirmed many of the worst parts of the rumors. The …