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PS4 sales hit 30 million units worldwide

Sony is continuing its on-going dominance in the console market, as the PlayStation 4 has hit the 30 million sales mark just two years after its initial launch. Sony revealed its latest milestone earlier today, which “demonstrates the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation hardware history”. If things continue to grow …

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Microsoft has plans to prevent Xbox Live DDOS this Christmas

In December last year, a group of people launched a large-scale DDOS attack on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. Different people involved had different opinions on why the attack went ahead, but the disappointing fact is that both services were down over the holidays, preventing many from enjoying their …

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Cyberpower launches Syber range of Steam Machines

With the launch of the XBox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3, console gaming entered a golden era. At launch, the graphics were comparable with desktop PCs and the improved revenue streams associated with console games attracted plenty of titles to choose exclusive launches with one or other platform. Unfortunately, the …

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Sony drops PS4 price by £50 in UK

Sony has a tough holiday season ahead of it thanks to Microsoft’s strong line up of exclusive releases, including Halo 5: Guardians and Rise of the Tomb Raider- along with a brand/advertising deal on Fallout 4. However, Sony isn’t giving up its lead that easily and has announced a price …

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Sony cuts the price of the PS4 by $50

Sony has a tough holiday season ahead of it. Microsoft’s Xbox One has been slowly gaining popularity over the year and while Sony still has a lead in terms of PS4 sales, it doesn’t have a lot of first party titles on offer this Christmas, leaving Microsoft to lure people …

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Wii U sales finally crest 10 million

Nintendo’s latest console hasn’t been the strong player that it hoped it would be earlier in its life cycle. Released almost a year ahead of its main competitors, the PS4 and Xbox One, with a unique second screen mechanic, it was supposed to capture the old Wii audience, whilst siphoning …

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Mini-keyboard and mouse coming to PS4

One of the biggest downsides to playing competitive shooters on a console is the lack of keyboard and mouse, controllers just don’t deliver the same level of speed and accuracy. However, that is set to change a bit on the PS4 as peripheral maker, Hori, is all set to release …

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Ubisoft explains why digital games are more expensive on console

With this generation of consoles, Sony and Microsoft increased its emphasis on digital downloads in an attempt to push the industry forward from physical discs. However, despite the fact that digital games are cheaper for publishers to release in the long run, we often see digital copies remaining fairly expensive …

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Apparently Ouya is going up for sale

You probably remember the Ouya, it was a small Android gaming console for the living room. It was also one of the more prolific Kickstarter success stories in recent years. However, unfortunately when the console launched, not many people wanted to buy one. Now the struggling company might be putting …

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Spotify comes to the PS4 and PS3 today

PlayStation Music Unlimited is officially dead and has now been taken over by Spotify on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Over the last six months, Sony has been working with Spotify to build its debut console app. The console app will be available to free Spotify users as well …

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Report suggests that PS4 will outsell Xbox One 40% by 2019

A new report from Strategy Analytics claims that the PlayStation 4 will maintain its strong lead over the Xbox One, outselling Microsoft’s console by 40 per cent by 2019. The results of the study were released this week, predicting sales figures for both consoles over the next four years. According …

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Alibaba sinks $10 million into OUYA Android console

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The OUYA console started its life as one of Kickstarters most successful projects back in 2012, raising over $8.6 million from backers and blazing past its $950,000 goal in less than a 8 hours. Since then the $99 Android console has been though a few ups and downs, it has been …

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Xbox One controller update reduces connection times

Microsoft is in the process of testing a new Xbox One controller firmware update, which will halve the time it takes for the gamepad to connect to Xbox One consoles. The current controllers currently take around five seconds to sync up with the main console. However, the new update will shrink …

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