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PlayStation in 3D: Sony announces virtual reality headset for immersive gaming

SAN FRANCISCO–At today’s Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, Shuhei Yoshida, the President of Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertaiment, took to the stage to announce that the Japanese electronics giant is jumping into the virtual reality space. Yoshida unveiled Project Morpheus, a prototype version of the company’s attempt to bring PS4 users an immersive,… Read More

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Microsoft ships 3.9M Xbox Ones, 3.5M Xbox 360′s

In its quarterly earnings report released today, Microsoft announced that it shipped 3.9 million Xbox One consoles to retail channels during the three months ending Dec. 31. Earlier this month, Microsoft said it sold 3 million Xbox One consoles to customers in its 13 launch countries. The company is still lagging behind Sony, which has sold… Read More

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PlayStation 4 outselling Xbox One 2-to-1 on eBay

If eBay resell stats count for anything, Sony has the upper hand over Microsoft in the latest console war. According to Baird market analyst Colin Sebastian, there have been about 65,000 Playstation 4′s sold on eBay, compared to just 33,000 Xbox One’s. Looks like around 65k PS4s and 33k Xbox One’s have sold on http://t.co/xK90kt0DKL… Read More

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Microsoft: More than 2M Xbox Ones sold since launch

Microsoft has sold more than 2 million Xbox One consoles since the launch of the new machine 18 days ago, the company said this morning. The announcement effectively brings Microsoft on par with Sony, which last week said it had sold 2.1 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide. The new Sony console was launched a week… Read More

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In response to PS4 sales numbers, Microsoft releases a bunch of useless stats about the Xbox One

In response to Sony’s announcement that it has sold 2.1 million units of its new PlayStation 4 so far, Microsoft announced … how many billions of zombies Xbox One owners have killed. While it’s cool to see that gamers are making big things happen with Microsoft’s new console, the new numbers released by Microsoft don’t really… Read More

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Noise of Death: Microsoft replacing bricked consoles to frustrated gamers within ‘a matter of days’

Most of the one million-plus Xbox One owners are spending the weekend in video game heaven, playing with Microsoft’s newest console that hit shelves Friday. Some gamers, however, aren’t having quite as much fun. Several people have posted videos and are issuing reviews about a problem with the disc drive. When inserting a disc, the broken consoles make a bad… Read More

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Yes, you can: How to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One

Xbox 360 games are certainly not compatible with your Xbox One, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a way to play your favorite 360 titles on Microsoft’s new console. The HDMI input port on the Xbox One is really meant to feed your cable or satellite connection to the console, allowing you to watch live… Read More

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Amazon ships replacement PS4′s to customers with ‘more snug’ packaging

Amazon is sending replacement PlayStation 4′s to those who received broken consoles, and it looks like the Seattle online retail giant is using better packaging this time around. Earlier this week, we noted how several gamers leaving 1-star reviews on Amazon’s PS4 product page wrote about less-than-stellar packaging. Many who complained to Amazon said they… Read More

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Xbox One back in stock on Amazon, GameStop

The Xbox One has been sold out at most online retailers for a while now — maybe President Obama is swooping all of them up — but it looks like Amazon and GameStop both have more consoles in stock today. Amazon lists the standard Xbox One as available, but the console won’t ship until Dec…. Read More

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Xbox One to debut Nov. 22, one week after PS4 in U.S.

Microsoft this morning announced the long-awaited release date for the Xbox One, saying that the new living room console will be released on Nov. 22. It’s a symbolically significant date for Microsoft — the Xbox 360 came out on the same date in 2005 — but more notably, it’s one week after the scheduled Nov…. Read More

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Xbox One launch delayed to 2014 in 8 European markets

At E3 this year, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One would be available in 21 markets worldwide starting in November. Now, that number has shrunk to 13. According to a press release issued today, Microsoft said that the Xbox One will not be making it to Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden and… Read More