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WSJ: PlayStation 4 will launch this year

If your heart hadn't already made up its mind regarding the subject of last night's PlayStation tease, the Wall Street Journal flat-out said this morning the PlayStation successor is launching this year. The financial publication cites sources familiar with the matter who say the event on February...

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Wall Street Journal, Ford, Gol Stadium apps added to Xbox Live

The Wall Street Journal has launched "WSJ Live," a news streaming app for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, Major Nelson announced today. The app, which provides unlimited access to the Journal's complete library of video material, also streams four hours of live tech/business/misc news programming per d...

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Newscorp app adds Fox, IGN, the Wall Street Journal and Fox News to Xbox 360 in 2012

Microsoft's Craig Davison had some surprise news during the company's CES 2012 keynote this evening, bringing out word that Rupert Murdoch's Newscorp is developing an application for the Xbox 360. Several Newscorp content providers will be pushing out news and commentary via the free application,...

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IGN and GameStop forge partnership, combine traffic, learn the power of sharing

Major corporation cooperation news now, with a report from The Wall Street Journal's Kara Swisher announcing a "partnership" between News Corp's gaming megasite IGN and retail (and recycling) behemoth GameStop. While it's not clear how extensive this partnership will be, Swisher reports that IGN wi...

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WSJ: Apple working with EA on 'tablet's game capabilities'

When a handful of video game outlets (including Joystiq) got invites to Apple's much-hyped January 27th media event to unveil its 'latest creation' – rumored to be a tablet of some sort – it became rather obvious that whatever this creation is, it would have something to do with gamin...

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Why you shouldn't get your video game news from The Wall Street Journal

When you want the very latest on old guys, money and old guys' money, you turn to The Wall Street Journal. When you want news about video games, you could probably do better, as evidenced by this quote from a Dow Jones Newswire piece the publication ran today about that THQ takeover speculation: "...

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WSJ: Marvel inks 10-year MMO deal with upstart Gazillion Entertainment [update]

The Wall Street Journal reports this evening that Marvel Entertainment has struck a 10-year exclusivity agreement with upstart Gazillion Entertainment to produce online multiplayer titles based on its comic book properties. The paper's website indicates that the deal will be officially announced t...

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Book covers creation of PS3's Cell processor, how Microsoft cribbed it for Xbox

Written by two designers of the Cell processor, The Race for a New Game Machine, is a new book covering the creation of Sony's ambitious PlayStation 3 chip, and how Microsoft got a hold of its architecture for the Xbox 360. The Wall Street Journal, which gave a rather gloomy forecast for the PS3 e...

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WSJ: 'Hope Fades for PS3 as a Comeback Player'

If a console's feelings can be hurt, you might want to look in the corner for a rocking, sobbing PS3. Not even a month after being dubbed a "sinking ship" by Silicon Alley Insider, the Wall Street Journal has published an ouch-inducing article titled "Hope Fades for PS3 as a Comeback Player." In ...

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Mainstream jumps on Xbox 360 price cut bandwagon

The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and we expect a few other mainstream news outlets, are finding it in vogue to report the $50 price drop for the Xbox 360 Pro is imminent. As evidenced by our gallery below, we're fairly certain that the new $299 price for the Pro console will be in effect by this ...

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