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PS4 and Xbox One sales "in a dead heat", analyst claims

Baird Equity Research’s Colin Sebastian has claimed that sales of PS4 and Xbox One are neck-and-neck. Microsoft just announced global sales of 2m units for Xbox One throughout the machine’s first 18 days. That’s roughly the same as PS4’s sales throughout its first 18 days, although it was only available …

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Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Call of Duty: Ghosts sales are down compared to Black Ops II, Activision has admitted. Speaking to investors last night, CFO Dennis Durkin confirmed what we all suspected following Activision’s decision yesterday to release sell-in numbers for the game as opposed to actual sales. And with MCV confirming this morning …

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VIDEO: Current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts compared

IGN has compiled a video comparison showing how Call of Duty: Ghosts performs on current-gen and next-gen consoles. It will come as no surprise that the game certainly packs some additional visual flourishes on PS4, although truth be told the gap is less pronounced than in titles such as Battlefield …

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Watch Dogs will look better on Wii U than it does on PS3 or Xbox 360

The creative director of Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs reckons the Wii U version will be graphically superior to its current-gen counterparts. "I would say the Wii U version is pretty much in between what the current gen is and what the next gen is from a version standpoint," Jonathan Morin …

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Swap Force is most pre-ordered Skylanders game

Pre-orders for this year’s Skylanders are 60 per cent higher than last year’s smash hit, Skylanders Giants. It follows news from Activision that Skylanders is the most lucrative games series in the US and Europe this year, and the toys are currently the No.1 action figures. Skylanders: Swap Force launches …

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Disney "extremely happy" with early Disney Infinity performance

Chief financial officer Jay Rasulo has said Disney is extremely happy” with the early commercial performance of Disney Infinity. Polygon reports that the exec told an audience at the 2013 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference that hopes are incredibly high heading in to Christmas. "I don’t want to be definitive …

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VIDEO: How Assassin’s Creed IV compares on current and next-gen

Ubisoft has detailed the many visual additions that will feature in the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Points of interest include the rain effects, which see lighting applied to each individual raindrop, and the work that has gone into animating the oceans. Also highlighted …

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VIDEO: How does Wind Waker HD compare to the original?

A new video has offered a direct comparison between the 1080p visuals offered by The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and the GameCube original. Wind Waker HD is released in the UK for Wii U on October 4th. It was already a visually stunning game, so the jump to …

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Microsoft addresses Xbox One vs PS4 performance "mis-information"

The PS4 will not have the performance advantage over Xbox One that many people seem to believe. That’s according to Xbox strategy boss Albert Penello, who has taken to NeoGaf to correct what he calls some of the mis-information” that has been poste don the internet. Here are his technical …

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Twitch edges out TV as traffic soars

A big weekend for eSports events meant streaming video service Twitch had its most popular day yet. By the end of Sunday, August 11th, Twitch.tv had clocked more than 4.5m unique viewers as gamers logged on to watch streaming video feeds of events like World Championship Series Season 2 Regional …

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