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EA CFO: Microsoft is catching up to Sony

Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen believes Microsoft is "catching up" to Sony in the current-gen console battle. Jorgensen said during a talk at the UBS Global Technology Conference in Sausalito, California yesterday that "Sony has jumped out to a lead with a great console and I think a great pri...

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PS4 sales up to 13.5 million consoles

Sony reported 309.5 billion yen in sales ($2.77 billion) for its Game and Network Services division for the second quarter, ending September 30. It represents an 83.2 percent improvement year-over-year thanks to the continued success of the company's latest home console, PlayStation 4. Shipments fo...

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Xbox One's screenshot feature won't arrive until next year

The Xbox One's screenshot-making feature won't be added to the system's feature set until next year. Xbox head Phil Spencer explained to IGN that as the company comes "back into the new year, we'll see new stuff, and screenshots is on the list." The news follows Spencer's promise a few weeks ago th...

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Report: Sony to ship 200K PS4s to China by December

Sony plans on bringing 200,000 PS4 systems to China by December, Bloomberg reports. The number comes from a filing on the Chinese (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone website, which reportedly notes that Sony intends on shipping that many consoles to the region on an annual basis. Sony Computer Enterta...

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Report: Microsoft sells 100K Xbox One consoles in China

Microsoft has reportedly sold over 100,000 Xbox One consoles in the system's introductory week in China. The sales figure comes from an interview with Shanghai Media Group Vice President Zhang Dazhong, courtesy of Chinese news site 17173 (translated by Kotaku). Dazhong also noted that Microsoft's C...

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Crytek's Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age takes co-op to the 19th century

Crytek's second unveiling in as many days is Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age, a four-player action game that combines the prosperous industrialization of the late 19th century with pistols, crossbows and a likely bestiary of beasties. Also noteworthy is the developer, Crytek USA, the studio large...

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Boombox beats and a winning smile in rhythm platformer Inside my Radio

Mixing a kind of digital grafitti style with synaesthetic visual effects, Inside my Radio is a rhythm platformer with a modern, colorful look. Also, we can't take our eyes off its cubic hero and his look-at-me smirk, the cheeky devil. The Ludum Dare 23 game jam winner is all signed up for a fu...

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GameStop sees increased Xbox One interest following price drop reveal

GameStop President Tony Bartel noted an increased interest for Microsoft's Xbox One following the hardware manufacturer's recent decision to change course and package the console without the Kinect camera peripheral. "I definitely think we're already seeing in our stores with our reservation progra...

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China to restrict game sales based on content like gambling, violence

Since China temporarily lifted its ban on foreign video game consoles in January, it was a matter of time before the government offered new rules to regulate console and game distribution. According to a Shanghai government release translated by Games in Asia, those rules will dictate the kind of c...

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Iwata: Nintendo 'thinking about a new business structure' following weak console sales

With Nintendo having to slash its forecasts following weak Wii U sales comes the contemplation of new business strategies. While not announcing any definitive changes in the company's direction, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata admitted at a press conference today in Osaka, Japan that the company is...

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