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PS4: DualShock 4 has Share button, touchscreen, identified by color

At the PlayStation event, Sony has shown off the DualShock 4 controller, and it looks very familiar if you have been following the leaks and rumors. As rumored, the DualShock 4 brings social to your hands with a Share button, that makes it easy to capture and share clips of gameplay with friends and the […]

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PS4 prototype controller picture leaks

A picture of an alleged early prototype of a PS4 controller containing what appears to be a touchpad has leaked ahead of the PlayStation event. It had been rumoured in the previous week that the new PlayStation 4 controller would have a touchpad (or touchscreen?) on the front.   Now an image has been posted online […]

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Rumor: PlayStation 4 to stream PS3 games

PlayStation 4 will use Sony cloud gaming service Gaikai to stream PlayStation 3 titles over the internet, Wall Street Journal sources “familiar with the company’s plans” have said. Microsoft also experimented with cloud gaming for its next generation Xbox, but has “questioned the costs” associated with building such a service, according to the source.   Additionally, the outlet reports […]

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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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PS4 and Xbox 8 to retail for $400?

According to Baird Equity Research industry analyst Colin Sebastian, the upcoming consoles from Sony and Microsoft will retail for $400, or possibly even less. The analyst cites meetings he had with developers and “a number of companies” during CES.   If accurate, the prices would be lower than expected and would put the consoles in […]

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Square Enix: Next gen of consoles need lots of RAM

Gaming developer Square Enix has stated that next-gen consoles will need much more RAM if they want devs to create “better experiences.” Creative Director and Senior Manager Takeshi Nozue says memory size is the biggest challenge for the PS3 and Xbox 360 and he hopes the console makers will improve on this important aspect.  The company showed off some very […]

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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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Playstation 4 (Orbis?) Rumors Leak. Not Everyone Is Happy.

    When word of the next gen Playstation Orbis leaked out, nothing set the internet aflame like the bit that Orbis might lock out used games. Passions are high in both developer and consumers factions about the rumored feature. I consider the issue of used games to be a matter of property rights. I’m […]

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PlayStation 4 Will Not Be Using a Nvidia GPU

According to Forbes, the PlayStation 4 will not be using nVidia and instead use AMD for the GPU. Sony used Nvidia to power the graphics of the current generation’s PlayStation 3, while Microsoft uses AMD in their Xbox 360 and is expected to use them again for their next Xbox.   The note comes via former […]

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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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