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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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Amazon is scaling back its hardware efforts

So, does anyone remember last year when Amazon attempted to release a smartphone? No? … I didn’t think so. Since the Fire Phone flopped last year, costing Amazon as much as £100 million, the company has decided that it would be a wise idea to scale back its hardware efforts …

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Sony has apparently finalised Project Morpheus hardware

The first wave of consumer virtual reality headsets are on the way, kicking off with Valve’s headset, supposedly at some point this year, followed by the Oculus Rift next year and finally, Sony’s console oriented headset, Project Morpheus. We have been following Morpheus for some time now but it looks …

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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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Xbox One adoption rises and UK sales hit 1 million units

Microsoft is off to a good start this holiday season, the company recently announced that it is steadily catching up to the PS4, having managed to sell 10 million units worldwide and adoption looks to be increasing here in the UK, with sales finally toppling 1 million units to customers. …

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Playstation 4 system update 2.0 set to arrive tomorrow

Sony has released new details about the Playstation 4’s upcoming version 2.0 update, which will finally bring several anticipated features to the console, which were originally announced at launch. While previous updates added in some social features and 3D Blu-Ray playback, system software version 2.0 will finally bring ‘Share Play’ …

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The UK gaming market rose by 20% last year

The UK gaming market generated £3.48 billion in 2013, which is a notable 20 per cent more than the year before. According to the latest statistics, almost every gaming industry sector grew dramatically throughout last year, with the exception of boxed software as well as music and film, which had …

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ASDA drops Wii U pricing to £149/£199

ASDA has announced new price cuts for Wii U hardware and accessories, bringing the basic and premium packs down to £149.99 and £199.99 respectively. Controllers are also slashed by a third, bringing them to just over £26 and several games have been reduced too. This price drop makes ASDA the cheapest place …

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Valve hardware dev gets the boot, could work on Occulus Rift

Valve’s hardware guru Jeri Elssworth, announced this morning that she’d been let go from the company and would need to find a new workplace to call home. She was thought to be currently working on controller designers and other hardware developments for Valve’s Steam Box console system. Noted for her …

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Valve is entering hardware market

Gabe Newell

While it’s been rumoured, hinted at and teased for a long time, we now have confirmation that Valve is set to enter the hardware market. Granted, it’s not from an official announcement, but a job posting on the Valve website looking for someone to develop hardware. The available position is …

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Hardware.info gets 4-way 680 action up and running

Without doubt, Koen ‘Big Daddy’ Crijns is one of the nicest guys in the technology industry. Widely respected in his native country of Holland, Koen left ComputerTotaal magazine as reviews editor around 10 years ago and never looked back. Earlier today, he dropped a cool link into KitGuru and we …

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