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2 hrs ago | Metro

Is it time to upgrade your PlayStation or Xbox?

There are plenty of signs that buying a PS4 or Xbox One would bring hours of joy, but if you don't have all that much time to settle down with a game, is a console upgrade really worth the money yet? Some tell you to go for it, while others advise you to wait for a few more months until the prices go down, but eventually you end up going through ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Over 4.6 million played the 'Destiny' Beta on PlayStation and Xbox

On Wednesday, video game publisher Activision announced over four million players participated in the " Destiny " beta via the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One .

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Activision, Destiny, X360, Bungie Software

3 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

EA Access "Netflix for games" may be dead in the water

Though it's being launched for Xbox One this week with much fanfare, Sony's response to EA Games initiative with all-you-can-eat gaming may have dire implications.

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Related Topix: X360, Video Games

4 hrs ago | DailyGame

Neverwinter Free-to-Play MMO to be Xbox One Exclusive

As soon as The Elder Scrolls Online said it'd have a monthly fee, many Xbox One owners started looking for MMO RPG alternatives.

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Related Topix: Neverwinter, Cryptic Studios, Perfect World Entertainment, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Scrolls, The Elder Scrolls Online, ZeniMax Media, Mojang AB, Bethesda Softworks

5 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Xbox One to launch in China on 23rd September

The basic console bundle will be priced at A 3,699 - the same price that Xbox One costs in the UK now without Kinect.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Rare Ltd., Kinect Sports

6 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Xbox One China launch date and price confirmed

Console bundles will begin at 3,699 RMB , while a Day One limited edition system will be priced at 4,299 RMB .

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Related Topix: Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Rare Ltd., Kinect Sports, Deep Silver, X360

9 hrs ago | Eurogamer

ID@Xbox dev reveals costs of launching Xbox One game

Launching an indie game for consoles - even one developed in your bedroom - isn't something you can do for free.

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9 hrs ago | GamesIndustry.biz

Happion Labs: ID@Xbox is 'absolutely worth it'

The indie developer Happion Laboratories has published a breakdown of the cost of putting a budget game through the Xbox One's ID@Xbox programme.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WorthPlaying

'Pinball FX 2' (ALL) Delayed In Order To Implement Table Transfers

Pinball FX 2 takes the pinball genre to another level with the most advanced ball physics and social features to date, along with a new collection of beautifully designed tables.

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Related Topix: Zen Studios, Pinball FX, Video Games, Pinball FX 2, Microsoft Game Studios, Plants vs. Zombies, X360, Star Wars Pinball

Joystiq

Meet Elise, the 'fiery Templar' of Assassin's Creed Unity

Following raucous online backlash against the notable lack of female characters in Assassin's Creed: Unity , publisher Ubisoft has introduced Elise, a female Templar who apparently plays a key role in the game's plot.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Video Games

IGN

Forza Horizon 2 Unveils 16 New Cars

According to the announcement, this week's reveal was "chosen with heritage in mind," featuring classic cars including the 1965 Alfa Romero Giulia TZ2, the 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is, the 2002 Ferrari Enzo Ferrari, the 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 427, and the 1971 AMC Javelin AMX.

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Related Topix: Slightly Mad Studios, CARS , Video Games, Turn 10, Microsoft, Forza Horizon, Coupe, Convertible, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet, X360

Computer And Video Games

EA reveals Xbox One subscription service 'EA Access'

EA has revealed a subscription service for Xbox One that serves up EA games for a monthly or annual fee.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, EA Sports, FIFA 14, iPhone and iPad App, EA Canada, Electronic Arts, Madden NFL 25, Battlefield 4, EA DICE

4 color rebellion

4cr Minute

Last year, indie studio SkyGoblin released the first chapter of The Journey Down .

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Computer And Video Games

Shadow Warrior dated for PS4 and Xbox One

Bandai Namco Games Europe and Devolver Digital will release the console versions of 2013's Shadow Warrior reboot on September 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Shadow Warrior, Flying Wild Hog, Video Games, Devolver Digital, Serious Sam, Mommy's Best Games, Croteam, X360, Edge, Hotline Miami, Abstraction Games

Computer And Video Games

New Metal Gear Solid 5 details to be revealed at Gamescom

The publisher said today that both titles will be on show at its Gamescom stand "and will perfectly demonstrate the versatility and power of Kojima Productions' Fox Engine, whilst delivering a new experience in visual quality and the power of the new wave of console systems".

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Related Topix: Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, The Phantom Pain, _No Company, Moby Dick Studio, X360, PS3

Computer And Video Games

Watch the Halo Nightfall Comic-Con panel here

Panellists include 343 Industries executive producer Kiki Wolfkill, Halo franchise development director Frank O'Connor, plus key Halo: Nightfall cast and crew, who share new details about the live action series' story and production.

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Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Halo 4

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CNET News.com

How PS2 became gaming's most popular console

With more than 150 million sold, the PlayStation 2 is deservedly the king of consoles.

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Related Topix: Sony Playstation 2, Video Games, Nintendo Gamecube, X360

Joystiq

Killer Instinct Classic 2 for Xbox One outed by Game Rating Board

A Korean Game Rating Board submission named " Killer Instinct Classic 2 " as an upcoming release for the Xbox One, suggesting that Microsoft is planning a port of the 1996 arcade game Killer Instinct 2 .

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Related Topix: The, Game., Video Games, Deep Silver, Go

Gaming Age

P90X now available for Xbox Fitness

P90X for Xbox Fitness is now available, and if you've been too chicken to check out the high-intensity, video exercise program, this Xbox One version may be the perfect way to finally get motivated.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , The, Halo, 343 Industries, Deep Silver, X360

Major Nelson.com

Xbox Live Games with Gold for August 2014

For the month of August, Xbox Live Gold members can look forward to two new free games on both Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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Related Topix: Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored, Video Games, Arkane Studios, Crimson Dragon, Grounding Inc., Microsoft Game Studios, Press Play, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

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