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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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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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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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XBOX, PS3: FIGHT! Microsoft Drops XBOX/Kinect Bundle for $99 and a Catch.

Hot on the heels of the PS3 price drop to $199.99, Microsoft has fired back with an XBOX/Kinect bundle for $99.00. The catch is you have to sign up for 2 years of XBOX Live Gold for $14.99 a month bringing the total package to around $460.  Wait, what? If you were going to sign […]

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Xbox 360 Successor to have 16 CPU Cores

The latest rumor for the Xbox 360 successor is here. Microsoft’s upcoming console, code-named Durango is rumored to be powered by a 16-core processor, says Xbox World magazine.    The magazine says devkits have already been sent to developers, following “secret” meetings held in London. Of course, the Durango kits will not resemble the final […]

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Halo 4 Will Not Have a Beta

Unlike Halo: Reach and Halo 3, there will not be a public beta for Halo 4.   “While we are testing Halo 4 code, gameplay, and systems at significant scale to get excellent data, input, and feedback, we are focused on polishing and shipping our experience for the duration of the year,” said 343 Industries […]

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Wii U to Get a Name Change

Serious discussions are ongoing at the highest level in the US and Japan as to whether the firm should cut its losses and consider changing the name of its Next-Generation Console, Wii U. – computerandvideogames A change of name is a real possibility.   If this were to be true, it will be announced at E3. […]

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Details of the Xbox 720 Leaked

According to Kotaku the Next Xbox (Xbox 720) will have Blu-ray, Kinect, a Anti-Used games system, and will have a Smaller Controller. With the specifications being purely hypothetical, sources are saying that the next Xbox will be six times more powerful than Xbox 360 and will yield 20% greater performance than Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the […]

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IPAD 3 Info Leaked & I Am Alive Beta Leaked

Here’s a new game trailer for a game I’ve never heard of before, which is making me kind of excited. It’s called, I Am Alive and the Beta has been leaked. Obviously it’s just a trailer, but it seems like a really cool game, not only because of the Artificial Intelligence, but because of the fact […]

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Steve Ballmer’s Keynote @ CES 2012

Steve Ballmer with Ryan Seacrest took the stage for the last time to talk about Microsoft’s upcoming project, Windows 8. They introduced the HTC Titan 2 which has a 16 MP Camera. They also heavily emphasized about their upcoming project (Windows Eight) and the Kinect.   They talked about how “simple” the new OS will […]

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