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How Oculus Rift plans to change the world

It may sound preposterous, but Oculus Rift has quite a bit in common with Nintendo’s Wii. The high-tech wizardry of VR may seem worlds apart from the more rudimentary implementation of motion control. Yet like the Wii, the Oculus Rift promises to seriously disrupt the video games market. And like …

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Core gamers are uncomfortable with change, EA’s Moore argues

The growth of gaming into new markets and new business models has left some of its core fans feeling uncomfortable. That’s according to EA COO Peter Moore, who has said that his company has chosen to embrace the change. "The growth of gaming… there’s a core that doesn’t quite feel …

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Sonic Boom dated for November; Gets new name on Wii U and 3DS

Sega has said that both versions of Sonic Boom will be released in the UK in November. And to differentiate between the Wii U and 3DS SKUs, each has been given its own subtitle – Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal respectively. The Wii U game …

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PS3 cover art is changing

Sony is once again altering the cover art for PS3 games. As spotted by IGN, the blue makeover was revealed via the box for Tecmo Koei’s Deception IV. Sony has since confirmed that all PS3 games will from this point boast the same look. This means that PS4, PS4 and …

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Nadella: Microsoft must focus on ‘what it can uniquely contribute to the world’

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadellahas outlined his vision for the future of the company. Although it is hard to identify many specifics from the email he sent to employees, it’s clear the former cloud computing boss – who is a 22-year Microsoft veteran – is keen for Microsoft to combine …

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PS4’s digital games prices will be adjusted before Friday launch

Sony has said that further alterations will be made to PS4 digital game pricing before the console’s official UK launch on Friday (November 29th). EA in particular has come in for some stick for charging 59.99 (previously 62.99) for digital versions of its launch line-up, not least because that’s 5 …

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Coinstar machines to start dishing out Xbox Live codes

Gamers will soon be able to convert all their loose change into Xbox Live credit in the US. Polygon reports that digital payment company Rixty is working with Microsoft to allow consumers to use Coinstar vending machines to receive credit for Microsoft’s console marketplace. Users will be able to claim …

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OPINION: What’s the upside to this strange generation change?

Are publishers like EA, Ubisoft and Activision being smart by releasing their games as cross-generation titles this Christmas? I actually think they are hedging their bets for sales’ sake. E3 and its fallout has proven that this Christmas we’re due a transition with some unprecedented activity. We’ve never had such …

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Kwalee pussies out, renames iOS game Pussy Flip

Pussy Flip is no more, having undergone a name change. UK casual game outfit Kwalee has renamed its puzzle title Pussy Flip to the altogether less risqu Flip the Cats. It was worried that some of its international audience might have kittens when confronted with the name. The official line …

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OPINION: Will 2013 be the year that everything changes?

The 1990s. The Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive. The Game Boy and the Gamegear (or the Atari Lynx, if you like). If you were one of the millions of people that owned one of former pair and one of the latter pair then congratulations, you still fit the bill …

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