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Limited edition white Ouya doubles down on storage

Ouya is offering a limited edition console for the holidays in North America. The white Ouya changes up the program by offering double (16GB) the internal storage space for $130, which is $30 more than the standard Ouya console. The console is up for pre-order through Ouya right now. All orders ...

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New PS4, Xbox One Amazon UK pre-orders won't arrive before holidays

Amazon UK warns its customers that any new PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders won't arrive in time for the holidays – notably, the holiday starring a large man in a red suit. The Xbox One Amazon UK page now says orders placed after November 13 may not arrive before Christmas. The PS4 Amazon UK page o...

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GOG's holiday sale discounts 475 games until Jan. 3

At some point the GOG holiday sale became unfair, an awfully cheap proposition that no fan of computer games could simply overlook. With rotating daily deals of up to 75% off and discounts up to 50% off on everything in GOG's catalogue, the platform is truly making a case for the season of giving t...

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Xbox 360 Essentials pack coming in October for $79.99

Just in time for the upcoming holiday rush, Microsoft has posted news of a new accessory pack, which will wrap up almost everything you need to accompany a new Xbox 360 into one $79.99 kit. The Xbox 360 Essentials pack will include a wireless controller, a media remote, an HDMI cable, and a three-m...

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2011 game industry holiday card blowout

We made it through another year, folks! Take that, death! And with another year's end comes a new volley of holiday cards created by game industry developers, publishers, and publications. In honor of our features editor and most prolific writer, JC Fletcher, we've adorned the header image above ...

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2011 Holiday Buyers Guide: PlayStation Network

Did you ravenously unwrap a gift this holiday season, only to discover a redeemable PSN card within? Don't despair -- that card can actually be turned into video games! We've got a bunch of suggestions on which 2011 video games you should transmogrify your e-money into after the jump. Whether ...

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PlayStation Plus doles out Christmas gifts in Europe

Christmas obviously appeals to our materialistic side, but leaves much to be desired in the instant gratification department. Sony's giving European PlayStation Plus subscribers the best of both of those worlds: Starting today, Sony's letting those users download a new title for free, rotating in...

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Mad Catz re-releasing Rock Band 3 with its peripherals

When our review called Rock Band 3 "the only rhythm game you'll ever need," we didn't know it'd be taken quite so literally. Mad Catz announced today that it would be releasing a follow-up to the Harmonix masterpiece ... in the form of Rock Band 3. Yes, the peripheral powerhouse has taken over pu...

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Christmas lights programmed into 'Snowball Blaster' video game

Well, it's official: Ric Turner is an insane person. We didn't think he'd be able to top last year's interactive, luminous masterpiece, but his latest Christmas lights-based game, Snowball Blaster, is the coolest thing ever. (Though, you'd probably disagree if you were Ric Turner's neighbor.)...

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NPD issues outlook for consumers' holiday shopping habits

The NPD Group recently conducted a poll among American consumers to track their "spending intentions" for the rapidly approaching holiday shopping rush. Of the poll's 2,003 participants, 9 percent said they plan to spend more money than they did last holiday season (down from 11 percent in 2009), 6...

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