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Respawn: Titanfall not originally planned for Xbox One

While Titanfall might be one of the Xbox One's most popular games this year, Respawn said the game wasn't originally in production for the console at all. In an interview with Eurogamer, lead engineer Richard Baker explained that Titanfall was initially in development for PC only, saying that...

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Xbox One gets a CPU boost, launch date announcement due 'shortly' [update: Nov. 22]

Microsoft revealed the Xbox One has 1.75 GHz of central processing unit power rather than the expected 1.6 GHz, the second time its core specs have been upped in the space of a month. Xbox CVP of Marketing and Strategy Yusef Mehdi told the audience at the Citi Global Technology Conference that the...

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Xbox One and PlayStation 4 specs compared

Microsoft today announced the next generation of Xbox technology, called the Xbox One. Sony previously announced the PlayStation 4 back on February 20, so we now have a full look at just what both next-generation HD boxes will contain. After the break, we've assembled a chart comparing the two...

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0x10c may charge monthly subscription for ship ownership

In a recent interview, Mojang's Markus "Notch" Persson says he's thinking more and more that 0x10c, the Minecraft mogul's space-based PC title, may use a subscription-based monetization plan when it's ready to be sold. The idea's not cemented just yet, but Notch expects to have a multiplayer mode...

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Report: Samsung manufacturing the PlayStation Vita CPU

For the PlayStation Vita, Sony is foregoing the hardware design strategies used for the PSP and PS3 -- custom, expensive, Sony-designed chips -- in favor of cheaper off-the-shelf hardware, which is one reason it can charge $250 for something that seems like it came from the future. One example...

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Minecraft's in-game CPU now available to download

If we were to wager a guess, we'd say the only way to really understand how that in-game CPU someone made in Minecraft operates is to actually get deep down in there and take a look through its gullyworks. Fortunately, thanks to the generosity of its creator, you can now do just that....

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Natal to use 10-15 percent of Xbox 360's computing resources

A few details about Project Natal's technical capabilities slipped out alongside the holiday 2010 release window at Microsoft's CES press conference. The most revealing of these specifics is that the hardware will only siphon 10 to 15 percent of the 360's computing resources, according to a...

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Nvidia and Intel at odds over chipset license agreement

We don't wish to bore you with our extensive knowledge of integrated memory controllers or graphicular renderpipe cashays, so we'll simply leap to the core of this computer matter. Nvidia has responded to an Intel court filing, which alleges that a 2004 chipset licensing agreement between the two...

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Impress Watch: Sony contemplating upgraded Cell for PlayStation 4

Sure, it's been only 690 days since the PlayStation 3 officially launched, but it's never too early to for discussion on the next next-gen consoles. According to reputable Impress Watch technology writer Hiroshige Goto (via IGN), Sony is looking into using an upgraded version of the Cell processor...

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Toshiba to use Cell-based chip in PCs

When Sony, Toshiba and IBM began development on the Cell processor, they had bigger plans for it than just running PS3s, and it looks like Toshiba has been hard at work to put it to more use. Daily Tech reports that Toshiba plans to take the Cell processor out of the PS3 and extend it for use as a...

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