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Valve confirms latest Steam Machines will be showcased next month

Valve has confirmed it will on hand at GDC 2015 next month to show off its updated lineup of Steam Machine consoles. Valve made the news official today via a GDC notice issued to the press. The convention runs March 2-6 in San Francisco. The announcement follows last month’s statement …

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‘Stronger’ Capcom ready for 2015 comeback

Capcom says it is now in a ‘better place’ as it prepares for its 2015 comeback. The firm underwent a major restructure in 2013 after lower than expected sales of DMC: Devil May Cry and Resident Evil 6. As a result the firm has published very few games in the …

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China to greenlight nationwide console sales after Shanghai trial success

The sale of games consoles is to be rolled out across the whole of China, it is claimed. Bloomberg reports that the trial period of selling console’s in the Shanghai free trade zone has been deemed a success, and local governments have now been instructed to draft rules to facilitate …

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PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

Can F2P be as successful on consoles as it has on smartphones? There’s every chance, Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has argued. The exec told Gamasutra that the PS4 version of free-to-play MMO DC Universe Online has been monetising amazingly well” and is making between 3-3.5 times as much …

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King’s Quest launches fall 2015 on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms

The recently announced update to classic adventure series King’s Quest will arrive on multiple platforms next year, publisher Sierra and developer The Odd Gentlemen announced during The Game Awards event last week. The title has been scheduled for a fall 2015 release on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and …

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Street Fighter II producer is ‘never’ going back to consoles

Yoshiki Okamoto has said that his future lies completely within the realm of mobile game development. The Street Fighter II creator left Capcom in the mid 2000s to found Forsaken Kingdom developer Game Republic. After that closed in 2011 he joined Mixi and subsequently created iOS hit Monster Strike. Not …

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Nvidia: Console’s heyday is over

The age of the console is over, according to the boss of the world’s largest PC gaming GPU provider Nvidia. My sense is that the game console platform is not likely to enjoy the heydays when it was really unambiguously the only and the best game platform to enjoy games,” …

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Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Sony’s PS2 has been voted as the greatest ever games console by Amazon customers. The machine beat its predecessor the PSOne in the final, with both the Super Nintendo and N64 falling in the semi-finals. The quarter finals saw defeat for the PS3, Mega Drive, Xbox 360 and PS4 while …

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