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FIFA 14 unbeaten in this week's UK charts

FIFA 14 saw off the challenge from Grand Theft Auto 5 to make it two weeks at the top of the UK charts, with sales taking a 68 percent slide compared to last week. While GTA 5 had a great first week, it likely speaks volumes about FIFA 14 that Rockstar's latest crime sim surpassed GTA 4's lifetime...

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May NPD: 3DS steals top console spot

The Nintendo 3DS finally edged out the Xbox 360 in May 2013 as the best selling console across hardware and portables, according to the NPD's monthly report on the retail sector. In what the NPD claims was a slow month overall, the 3DS landed three different games on the top 10 (including...

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Sony throws down new games, new footage, and the gauntlet at E3 2013

Sony finished day 0 of E3 2013 with a bang, following up on its PlayStation 4 console announcement from earlier this year with some more game teases and reveals, and then laying down one of the most memorable E3 moments ever, with Jack Tretton taking full advantage of the public discontent with...

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How game licensing works on the Xbox One (yes, it supports used games)

You will be able to give your Xbox One games to your friends, but only once and only to friends you've known for more than a month. That's according to the new rules shared today about Xbox One game licensing by Microsoft. All games will be available new in both disc or digital form, and will...

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Facebook and Zynga agree to new terms, create potential for official Facebook games

Facebook and Zynga have worked out a new set of terms in their partnership, enabling both parties to make and promote their own games. Before the alteration, Zynga was required to use Facebook's monetization platform, and Facebook couldn't create its own titles to compete with Zynga's. The latest...

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OnLive coming to browsers, smart TVs with more viewing capabilities

OnLive has announced that its popular game streaming service is headed out to even more platforms, including LG Smart TVs with Google TV, and a Internet browser near you thanks to a new In-Browser Gaming feature. Starting today, players will be able to go to OnLive's website, and load up the...

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MLB 2K12 names Tigers' Justin Verlander as cover Athlete

2K Games announced this week that the Detroit Tigers hurler Justin Verlander will grace the cover of MLB 2K12, due out when the next baseball season begins in March of next year. Verlander was named Player of the Year and American League Outstanding Pitcher at the recent Players' Choice Awards,...

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Joystiq Podcast recording live here at 3:30PM ET

Want to hear all about how at the end of Portal 2 you discover it's all a dream? Or how about that part where GLaDOS becomes a real-life human? If totally fake Portal 2 spoilers are your idea of a good time, well friend ... you've come to the right place. Oh, some of what we say about Portal 2...

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Joystiq Podcast recording live here at 3:30PM ET

We're sorry. What else do you want us to say? It's not like we didn't want to podcast your faces off last week; we couldn't! Both Justin and I, ravaged by illness, couldn't summon the vocal fortitude to do what needed to be done. Even this week, we hang on for dear life. Will we survive...

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Joystiq Podcast recording live here at 3:00PM ET

Does glasses-free 3D video sound like a revolution to you? Then, my good man (and/or woman) you haven't experienced glasses-free 3D audio. Come, just past the break, and take a trip for your senses with the Joystiq Podcast Live (Now in 3D!). Pop in some headphones and use your ability to gauge...

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