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PS4, Xbox One party chat supports up to eight party people [update]

You can gab and gossip with up to seven pals using PS4 voice chat, but the real test will be deciding which of your 2000 bestest buddies to invite to the party on November 15. PlayStation Social Media Manager Sid Shuman revealed the figure on the PS Blog, saying, "Party Voice Chat will support...

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Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed won't have voice support on Wii U

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed will not support Wii U's voice chat functionality, developer Sumo Digital told Eurogamer. The game will support voice chat on other platforms. Voice chat is not a standard feature for the Wii U. Late last week it was revealed that voice chat is only...

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Wii U voice chat sounds pretty complicated

Nintendo is approaching voice chat on Wii U from a very ... odd angle. Select games will support voice chat via third-party, officially licensed headsets plugged into the WiiPad's headphone jack, but voice chat will not be standard across all games or even the system itself. Even though the WiiPad...

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OnLive adds parental controls, group chat, Facebook achievement posting today

Fear not, there's some good news to report about OnLive today as well. CEO Steve Perlman told Joystiq about three new features that are live on the cloud-gaming service ... right now. Group voice chat allows users to specify "groups" of people, and maintain persistent chat sessions with them,...

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Steam Voice chat upgraded with Skype's SILK codec, just in time for Portal 2 co-op

You know communication is of paramount importance while playing Portal 2's co-op mode and, to ameliorate that experience, Valve has upgraded the quality of Steam's voice technology. In place of that busted old junk is the SILK audio codec, the same one developed by (and used in) Skype -- those...

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OnLive in-game voice chat now on and live

Voice chat was one of several upcoming features touted by OnLive during its panel for potential publishing partners at GDC. Its rollout wasn't dated at the time -- merely "by the end of the year" -- but it turns out there wasn't much of a wait at all; it's available now. By enabling the voice...

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Dead Nation patch coming next week, adds voice chat and checkpoint saves

Dead Nation is terrific, but it has one shortcoming that many have considered a deal breaker: It lacks voice chat for online co-op play. That issue will be addressed in a new patch, to be deployed next Tuesday, March 7. The title update will not only add voice chat, but a few other features,...

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OnLive roadmap: Achievements, voice chat and more inbound

The future features of cloud-based gaming service OnLive got a little less nebulous during the company's GDC 2011 panel. Speaking to developers, its VP of engineering, Joe Bentley, laid out a list of advancements gamers can expect by the end of the year. Among the new features being rolled out...

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Dead Nation voice chat coming 'soon'

Saying that the developer "sincerely apologise that voice chat is not available in Dead Nation's online co-op mode," Housemarque CEO and co-founder Ilari Kuittinen writes on the EU PlayStation Blog that the zombie-filled, twin-stick shooter will be updated with the feature "soon," with the team...

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PDP introduces headset for Wii's Call of Duty: Black Ops

Yes, you'll be able to play the Wii version of Call of Duty: Black Ops online -- and even use voice chat, if you happen to have the proper equipment. To that end, PDP has announced the $25 "Headbanger Headset." Conveniently, PDP is releasing the headset on November 9, timed with the release of...

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