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INTERVIEW: OnLive’s second life

What a difference a year makes. In September 2011, OnLive was the literal centre of the Eurogamer Expo, handing out thousands of microconsoles to mark the launch of its games streaming service – giving users access to a healthy library of titles without the need for discs or downloads. Fast …

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E3 2012: Xbox 360 has "more than 2 years left", says MS

The Next Xbox may be just around the corner, but Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer has predicted that the Xbox 360 has over 24 months of live left in it. "Right now the Xbox 360 is really healthy and it’s doing incredibly well,” he told GameSpot. I think the 360 …

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Is iOS5 update worsening iPhone battery life?

Apple today released a patch for its iOS 5 that is deigned to address complaints about battery life – but users are complaining that it has made situation worse. iOS 5.0.1 was released specifically to improve the battery life of iPhones following widespread complaints that the new iPhone 4S has …

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PlayStation Vita specs – battery lasts 3-5 hours

The battery life for the PlayStation Vita runs at between three and five hours, Sony has confirmed. This puts it roughly on par with Nintendo’s 3DS which, in fairness, has come in for a fair amount of stick for its limited battery life. If you’re just watching video Vita will …

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‘Dont give up on Wii’

A little more belief from third parties and Wii can live long after Nintendo’s next console arrives. That’s according to Nordic Games boss Pelle Lundborg, who insists the Nintendo platform still has plenty of life left in it. What the format really needs is a little more belief – outside …

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E3 2011: Vita battery life on par with PSP

Sony has revealed some interesting new facts about the upcoming PS Vita, saying that it hopes the battery life of the console will rival that of the PSP. Speaking to Engadget, the company would not go into specifics but did say, with the exception of having to power ‘graphically intense’ …

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Wii’ve still got some surprises

Yes, Nintendo’s new home console is now just weeks away from its E3 debut, but the platform holder has told MCV that there are still some surprises left for owners of its current machine. "There are great new pieces of software launching this year such as Wii Play: Motion in …

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OPINION: Wii got what we need

So the answer to my question last week about how the market copes in the gap before ‘Wii 2′ was answered pretty swiftly. Answered with a price cut that has the potential to significantly lengthen the life of this generation’s star machine. It’s Wii’s first price-drop after nearly five years …

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NGP: Sony promises ‘solid’ battery life

Upon seeing both the size and power of Sony’s new Next Generation portable, it’s inevitable that the first question many people asked was how long the battery would last – but Sony has assured that it will put up a decent display. "We’ll have a good, solid battery life because …

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NGP: Price, battery speculation begins

It’s a premium device, and that fact immediately asks two questions of the NGP – how much will it cost and how long will the battery last? Analysts are already throwing around figures of between $299 and $349. As a direct translation this would mean between 188 and 220 in …

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