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PS4 Prelaunch FAQ on PlayStation Blog
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PS4 Prelaunch FAQ on PlayStation Blog

With the North American launch of the PlayStation 4 coming in just over two weeks (Nov 15th) Sony has put together an in-dept list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and their responses that cover all aspects of the new PS4 system and its functionality.   The FAQ is split into sections and covers: PS4 System Details PS4 Game Lineup PS4 Used Games DUALSHOCK 4 Peripherals & Accessories PlayStation Camera PS Vita Remote Play PS Plus & Online Multiplayer PS Store & Digital Games Digital Entertainment Gameplay Sharing Visit the official Playstation Blog for the full faq
Nintendo 2DS Handheld Console Announced
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Nintendo 2DS Handheld Console Announced

Nintendo is a giant in the video game world. The Japanese video gaming company is synonymous with quality blockbuster titles like Mario, Metroid and Zelda. Though it raked in big profits with its Nintendo Wii and 3DS consoles things are not looking good for its most recently released gaming console - the Wii U. Nintendo surprised the industry today with the announcement and reveal of their new budget handheld console directly targeted at kids. The Nintendo 2DS does away with the clamshell design and 3D capabilities of the 3DS and instead offers a brick-style design and with access to the thousands of titles foe the Nintendo DS and 2D versions of 3DS games already available. This is a very interesting move from a business standpoint but consumers and even industry professionals are no...
Sony Launching PS4 on November 15th
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Sony Launching PS4 on November 15th

Sony has confirmed that the Playstation 4 will be will be launching on November 15th in the U.S. and Canada and November 29th in Europe and Latin America. A November launch date was expected but Playstation fans and retailers can make the necessary preparations for a busy pre-christmas season that will also see the launch of the Xbox One which is without a confirmed date but expected in the same month. We are proud of our relationships with game creators and pleased to be working with nearly 620 developers and publishers from around the world. More than 180 PS4 titles are in development, including Destiny from Bungie, Inc./Activision Publishers, Inc., Mad Max: Fury Road from Warner Brothers, Witcher 3 from CD Projekt, The Division from Ubisoft Entertainment, Dragon Age from Electr...
Sony Unveils Playstation 4 System at E3 2013
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Sony Unveils Playstation 4 System at E3 2013

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today unveiled the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) hardware design at its annual E3 Media & Business Summit press conference, where the company also announced its next-generation platform will launch in the United States for $399 (MSRP) this holiday season. In addition, SCEA showcased an extensive line-up of exclusive first and third party content for PS4, PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) and PlayStation®3 (PS3™) systems, and a next-generation PlayStation®Plus (PS Plus) membership program. “We are proud to unveil today the most advanced gaming system ever created, PlayStation 4, which demonstrates everything PlayStation stands for — a relentless focus on the gamer, an inspired community of developers equipped with the most powerful technology, and t...
Xbox One ignites a new era of games and entertainment this November
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Xbox One ignites a new era of games and entertainment this November

Fueling the excitement from the Xbox One reveal on May 21, Microsoft Corp. today announced launch details for the highly anticipated next Xbox and entertainment system. Launching in 21 markets around the world in November 2013, Xbox One is the ultimate all-in-one entertainment system built for the 21st century living room — introducing a new world of games, music, live TV, movies, sports, apps and Skype, all personalized to your interests and accessible with the sound of your voice. Every Xbox One system sold will include the new Xbox One console — which features a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi — the new Kinect, one Xbox One Wireless Controller and a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members. The Xbox One launch bundle will be available for $499.99 in the U...
Sony Teases PlayStation 4 ahead of Xbox event
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Sony Teases PlayStation 4 ahead of Xbox event

Sony has cheekily tried to divert attention from Microsoft's event where it is expected to reveal details on the new Xbox by releasing a very short teaser trailer for the new PlayStation 4 and promised more information at their E3 press event on June 10th. The trailer (embedded above) shows little snippets of  the console such as the Playstation Logo, cooling vents and a blurred-out look at the console that will be sure to console gaming fanboys excited. Good one Sony.
Sony Teases February 20 PlayStation Event
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Sony Teases February 20 PlayStation Event

Sony has fired the first shot in the war for the hearts, minds and pockets of the next generation gamers. Teasing an event slated for February 20th that will allow gamers and industry professionals to "see the future" of the PlayStation brand. With the current generation of video game consoles being the longest in a while and 2012 being a poor year for the video game industry many were and are still wondering if we are witnessing the demise of the home console. One thing is for certain though is that Sony got our attention and February 20th and indeed E3 2013 can't come fast enough. Teaser Video embedded below.
Nvidia shows off “Project Shield” mobile gaming console
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Nvidia shows off “Project Shield” mobile gaming console

The first major reveal of CES 2013 surprisingly comes from chip maker Nvidia who has surprisingly revealed details about their new handheld gaming console code named "Project Shield". The handheld will be powered by Android Jelly Bean and have access not only Android games but games from the download service Steam. The system is powered by Nvidia's new quad-core Tegra 4 chip, has 5-inch 720p multi-touch display, wi-fi connectivity and integrated display. I am not sold on its clam-shell design and I'd describe it the product of a Xbox, Ps3, 3DS and Wii-U mating session. However, this is the most exciting but of gaming hardware news in a while, lets see how it develops. More details: shield.nvidia.com