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No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

There won’t be any sweeping changes to either Twitch’s direction or staff following its buyout at the hands of Amazon. A $970m buyout was confirmed on Monday. We chose Amazon because they believe in our community, they share our values and long-term vision, and they want to help us get …

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PES 2015 promises ‘return to core values’, adds Master League microtranactions

Konami has lifted the lid on the upcoming PES 2015, revealing what are described as plenty of major changes. Co-developed by both the Tokyo and Windsor PES Production teams, the game apparently sees a true return to core PES values of total control, super responsive controls and renowned gameplay, where …

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Microsoft pledges to "refine" Xbox One UI according to user feedback

The Xbox One user interface will be adapted and refined over time according to user feedback, Microsoft has promised. When we look back and look at what we’ve done, we want to continue to adapt the system to what gamers want,” director of programming Larry Hyrb told Canada.com. The team …

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3DS version of FIFA 14 is also a re-skin, EA confirms

Updated kits and squad rosters are the only addition to the 3DS version of FIFA 14. EA has confirmed that "FIFA 14 Legacy Edition delivers unmatched authenticity that reflects the current football season with updated kits and rosters but no updates to gameplay or game modes". It was revealed last …

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Ouya changes Free the Games Fund conditions as Gridiron Thunder withdraws

The controversial Free the Games Fund program from Ouya has undergone an overhaul in response to fierce criticism from the development community. Boss Julie Uhrman said in a video you can see below that the company got it wrong and has implemented many changes in response to the feedback it …

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Sony: Vita was designed for a different world, but changes are afoot

The PlayStation Vita was designed for a market where smartphones, tablets and freemium games were not the driving force. So when the machine arrived in both 279.99 and 229.99 versions on February 22nd 2012, it unsurprisingly struggled to make an impact on the market. And that, according to Sony’s UK …

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VIDEO: Microsoft explores new Xbox One controller

A new video from Microsoft details some of the improvements made in Xbox One’s new joypad. There’s lots of details in the seven-minute clip, offering an insight into not only the structural design of the device but also the thoughts that led to some of the changes. For instance, Microsoft …

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Blizzard admits to Diablo III endgame shortcomings

Diablo III has been a huge success by any measure, but ardent fans of the series have been offered sympathy from Blizzard regarding the game’s lack of endgame”. With a single player play through time of around 15 hours, some have complained at the lack of activities available to gamers …

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PlayStation Plus overhaul tipped for E3 reveal

Sony will use some of its stage time at E3 convincing consumers to sign up to a reinvigorated PlayStation Plus subscription service, a report claims. Eurogamer has word from multiple sources” that Sony will offer the dangling carrot of more top tier” free games. Part of this shift will be …

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FIFA 13 promises "game-changing innovations", supports Kinect and Move

EA has outlined the ways in which it intends to build upon the fantastic success of FIFA 12 with the freshly announced FIFA 13. The game will deliver what EA describes as the most sophisticated artificial intelligence ever achieved for the FIFA franchise”, with tech being shared between both the …

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