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Rumor: Microsoft to unveil next Xbox in spring

Microsoft apparently aware of Sony’s launch. While Sony is planning to reveal its next-generation PlayStation later this month, Microsoft won’t reveal its next-generation Xbox until spring, according to Polygon “sources familiar with the Microsoft console.”    “Microsoft, while already aware of Sony’s launch timing, plans to hold its own announcement this spring, months after Sony’s […]

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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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Leaked ‘Xbox 720′ document alleges 2013 launch, augmented reality glasses and more

Microsoft left a lot of people hungry for details about its next-generation console system at this year’s E3. This past weekend, however, those people had plenty to chew on, courtesy of a leaked document that purports to offer plenty of previously unannounced details on the system.   The 56-page document, which first surfaced in the popular […]

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Nvidia Targets Cloud Graphics With New Chips

Nvidia closing in on mobile space. The GPU-maker is targeting large data centers that provide cloud-based services to end users.   President and Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang showed off new technology based on its Kepler GPU architecture geared toward these conditions to drive the cloud-based services of tomorrow. “Kepler cloud GPU technologies shifts cloud computing […]

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Crysis 3 to support DirectX 11 on PC, Wii U Version Doubtful

Even the pickiest of graphics obsessives has to admit that Crysis 2 looked pretty damn spiffy upon its release last March. But the PC version of the game didn’t look as spiffy as it could until a DirectX 11 update last June. That added features like hardware tessellation, displacement mapping, and realistic shadows. For Crysis […]

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BAM! GameStop Pushing PS3 Goodness for $199.99

GameStop has dropped the price of a 160GB PS3 to $199.99 and may be aiming a shot over Sony’s bow regarding the lockout rumor in the next gen Playstation. The magic price point has been rumored for some time but GameStop isn’t waiting for Sony to pull the trigger. I think we’ll see a big sales bounce […]

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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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Diablo 3 Release Date Announced

May 15th will be a Historic Day where Virginity Protection reaches immortality. And yes, I’m talking about the release date of Diablo III.   Blizzard finally announced the release date for Diablo 3 today. The long-awaited action RPG will be available in most countries throughout the world on May 15th. The May 15th release date […]

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Sony Confirms Call of Duty for PlayStation Vita

 Source Sony has confirmed today that this fall’s “game changing” Call of Duty game will also be made available on the handheld PlayStation Vita. Guy Longsworth, senior vice president of PlayStation brand marketing noted the game during an interview:   “And of course, in the autumn, [my two teenage sons are] really looking forward to […]

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No PS4 will be announced at E3 2012

Kaz Hirai the Executive Deputy President of Sony has confirmed today that their will be no announcement of the PlayStation 4 at E3 2012. Nintendo will be showing off the Wii U at E3 2012 completely. I was lucky enough to see Nintendo’s new tablet-controller and Wii U system at CES 2012 as it was by […]

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