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Sony: PS4 sales surpass 18.5 million following holiday boom

PlayStation 4 sales are now beyond the 18.5 million mark, according to Sony's announcement at CES 2015. The PS4's pubertal growth into the late teens (millions-wise) occurred in a prolific holiday season, with more than 4.1 million units shifted worldwide since November 23, 2014. Sony's numbers ...

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Origin New Year's sale: Dragon Age: Inquisition, The Sims 4

Though all of the calendars here at Joystiq HQ still read "2014" digital retailer Origin is already ringing in the new year with discounts of up to 75 percent off a number of EA's recent and not so recent games. The highlights of Origin's New Year's Sale include epic roleplaying adventure Dragon...

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Canada celebrates Boxing Day with two-game PS4 bundle

Boxing Day, the festive day following Christmas in which folks shop even more is upon us, friends. To celebrate, Sony will offer Canadian players a new PS4 bundle that includes two games. For $450, players can pick up the 500 GB PS4 console with NHL 15 (because Canada) and LittleBigPlanet 3 this Fr...

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Green Man Gaming holiday sale: Alien: Isolation, Evil Within

Today marks the start of Green Man Gaming's annual Green Grogre holiday sale, where the digital games retailer offers hefty discounts on a wide range of games, both recent and not so recent. Highlights of the sale include intergalactic survival horror gem Alien: Isolation at $25, while the terre...

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GTA 5 'Festive Surprise' brings Christmas fear to Los Santas

As the snow drifted quietly this wintry morn, Rockstar Games offered a new "Festive Surprise" update for Grand Theft Auto 5. Players will now be able to use proximity mines and a homing missile launcher in the game, which will feature occasional snowy days. The update also adds holiday pajamas, Chr...

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Walmart enhances new PS4 bundle with $50 gift card

To celebrate Green Monday - yes, today is yet another retail holiday - Walmart is attaching a $50 gift card to online orders of Sony's new choose-your-own-game PlayStation 4 bundle. Alongside the console, the $400 bundle offers buyers a digital copy of either NBA 2K15, Destiny, LittleBigPlanet 3 or...

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Cyber Monday Joystiq Deals: Extra 10% off controllers, drones, more

What better way to celebrate Cyber Monday than with an extra discount at Joystiq Deals? Take an extra 10 percent off the entire store by using the code "HAPPYCM10." Today includes a slew of deals on gadgets and gizmos aplenty, such as 25 percent off the NES30 Bluetooth Controller ($29.99), an iOS a...

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Dragon Age: Inquisition cut to $45 in Amazon's Cyber Monday sale

Summon the advisers to the war table and plot a course for Amazon, because today's deal of the day has Dragon Age: Inquisition down to $45 on all platforms. The offer ends at midnight PT today (3AM ET tomorrow), and only applies to the extras-less Standard version. As for why Inquisition is wor...

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Rockstar's Black Friday sale discounts GTA 5 merchandise

Rockstar joins this week's money-saving festivities with a collection of Black Friday price drops on collectibles and apparel featured in its online store. DIscounted items include traditional fare like lithographs, hoodies, and posters along with oddities like a body bag-styled sleeping bag and...

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Steam Exploration Sale: Watch Dogs, Lords of the Fallen, more

As if there weren't enough deals to ruin your wallets this holiday season, Steam's Exploration Sale started today. As expected, the digital gaming platform began offering a number of discounted PC and Mac games today, with the sale lasting until December 1. Among the games on sale are Lords of the ...

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