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GameStop: Gamers could snub new consoles without pre-owned support

GameStop cites surveys of its customers. The game retailer – which makes around half of its profits from selling pre-owned games – has warned that its customers might decide not to buy a next generation games console if it blocks playing pre-owned titles.   GameStop spokesman, Matt Hodges, pointed to surveys of members of the […]

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Sony finally stops shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan

Thirteen years after its launch, Sony has stopped shipping PlayStation 2 consoles to retailers in Japan. Launched on March 4, 2000 in the nation, the console has sold over 150 million units globally, making it the most popular system of all-time.   In Japan itself, Sony has sold 22 million PS2s. Unlike in other nations, […]

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Resident Evil 6 PC release date set

Second title update set for consoles on January 22. Resident Evil 6 will launch for PC as a digital download on March 22, 2013 in North America and at retail and at download in Europe on the same date, Capcom has announced.   The PC version will include the same content found in the original […]

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Wii U clock speeds revealed

While Nintendo has kept certain aspects of the Wii U hardware secret, developer “Marcan” has released them for the masses. Marcan has revealed the CPU and GPU clock speeds for the new console, which on the surface do not appear to be too spectacular but very efficient.   According to the dev, the Wii U’s […]

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Wii U coming on November 18th

According to Afterdawn and Wii U Daily has revealed the alleged launch date for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console. Citing an email obtained by the editor, the launch is expected for November 18th in North America, with a Japanese launch a week afterwards.   The email was sent to Japanese retailer Media Land’s employees. […]

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Xbox Next will have ARM and Windows 9!?

If you read my previous article about the successor of the Xbox 360 then you know their is a probability that the successor of the Xbox 360 going to be released some time in 2013-2014.   The newest rumor for the Xbox “next” is that it will be running on a ARM Processor which is more […]

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Counter-Strike On a Console?

Counter-Strike Global Offensive Beta has been Delayed A valve date on time? nonsense! 1.6 will always be a memory never forgotten. This classic gets an update and heads to consoles. Will the controller and the overall console functionality translate? Counter-Stike fans have been waiting a long time. Hope it doesn’t fail like Starcraft 64 did. Although, RTS […]

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Nintendo loses $1.32 Billion

Nintendo’s is going to have to step their game up and become less of a casual platform. Casual games are just too big on smartphones, tablets, and Portable Media Players that are all more or less in the same price range as their consoles. Although I feel like Sony and Microsoft are doing terrible this generation too. […]

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PS4 coming before the Xbox Next

Analyst RW Baird Colin Sebastian said that today he expects the PS4 to launch before Microsoft launches there next console.   Rumors have been floating around the net lately, saying that there will be a late 2013, early 2014 release of the new consoles. Baird believes that Sony does not want to give Microsoft “first mover’s […]

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Rumor: Successor of Xbox 360 Revealed?

There has been a lot of mockups of the successor of xbox 360, but none has been convincing or even been slightly considered of being it’s successor.       This Looks like something the Green Lantern would make…                                  […]

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