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Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Total global sales of the PS4 console have now reached more than 60.4m units”. That number is accurate as of June 11th 2017. PS4 software sales have hit 487.8m, again as of the same date. This includes both physical copies sold at retail and digital purchases made through PSN. Sony …

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Gold and Silver PS4s confirmed for the UK

Two new PS4 hardware colour options have been confirmed by Sony. Following last week’s leak from US retailer Target, gold and silver versions of Sony’s machine have now been confirmed. The UK release date has been set for June 28th. Each will include a 500GB hard drive and come with …

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Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft’s push into the worlds of VR and AR is really gathering pace with the announcement of a new dedicated controller. The Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers are broadly similar to the Oculus Touch controllers in appearance, but also share traits with HTC’s Vive controllers. They are topped by ringed …

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PS4 has best ever year, continues to outpace the PS2

Switch’s early success may continue to grab the headlines, but the enduring success of the PS4 continues to be the console sector’s crowning jewel. Sony has revealed that it shipped 20m PS4s in the year ending March 31st 2017, making it the most successful period in the console’s history. In …

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Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL

The 3DS is getting one last hurrah thanks to the surprise announcement of a new redesign for the handheld. Nintendo has announced the New 2DS XL, which returns to the 2DS design of the hardware and gives it a more 3DS-style spin. The existing 2DS, for those who don’t recall, …

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SNES Mini is in the pipeline, report claims

The recently discontinued NES Mini will be followed by the release of a SNES Mini. That’s according to Eurogamer, which has word from a source close to Nintendo that a miniature version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System is planned for release this Christmas. The planned SNES is also one …

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Analyst predicts that a Switch Mini is on the cards

The Nintendo Switch has only been out for a little over a month, but already one analyst has said that it believes a new iteration could be in the works. As reported by Bloomberg, Citigroup says that despite the Switch’s early success, Nintendo is locking out a large part of …

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1TB PS4 Slim finally arrives in the US

US gamers are finally able to buy the PS4 Slim with 1TB of internal storage. Sony’s redesigned PS4 launched in both 1TB and 500GB flavours when it arrived in the UK, but for some reason the 1TB model has been missing from the American lineup until now. Best of all, …

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Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

In a surprise move, Nintendo has announced that it has ended production of the popular NES Classic. Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year,” the platform holder said. We encourage anyone interested in obtaining this system to …

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Switch games dated, new Joy Con and battery pack revealed

Last night’s Nintendo Direct announced a number of new Switch and 3DS release dates, and also revealed two new bits of Switch hardware. Headlining the dates are Splatoon 2, which arrives on July 21st, and Arms, which will hit shelves on June 16th. Also confirmed was a Nintendo Switch release …

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