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PS4 imports make their way into Indian grey market

It’s been barely a week since the PlayStation 4 went on sale in North America and already import units have made their way into India’s grey market. Sony is yet to announce a launch date or price for the PS4 in India, but you can pick one up now from …

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Report: Special edition white Xbox One to be offered exclusively to Microsoft staff

Microsoft is reportedly readying a special edition white Xbox One free to, and exclusively for, employees of the hardware maker. Described as a unique” gift for its team, the limited edition version of the console will be distributed to staff members in November alongside the launch of the Xbox One. …

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Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

High Street retail group Dixons has today published its Christmas best-sellers list and predicts the Xbox One to top the PlayStation 4. The list reveals which console the retailer expects consumers to opt for as the next-gen battle heats up this Christmas. Both consoles take poll position in the Top …

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Next-generation consoles to star at biggest Gamescom to date

This year’s Gamescom in Cologne will be the biggest event in the show’s five-year history, thanks in no small part to Xbox One and PS4. Microsoft and Sony will be in attendance to show off their next-generation consoles, with both hosting a major press conference. Nintendo will also be exhibitors, …

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Xbox at E3: What we expect, want and don’t want

E3 is only a few days away and in the run-up to the big event, we’re going to talk about the big two press conferences that are set to be held by Microsoft and Sony. Nintendo has, of course, announced that will not be hosting a traditional media briefing this …

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Microsoft files patent for television achievements

Microsoft has applied for a patent that would potentially award achievements for watching video content. Games Industry originally reported on the ‘Awards and Achievements Across TV Ecosystem’ patent published by the firm, which covers the idea of rewarding viewers with achievements in essentially the same way that Xbox 360 does …

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Fans urge Sony to clear the way for pre-owned games on PS4

PlayStation fans have drummed up a Twitter campaign to urge significant Sony employees against taking an aggressive stance on DRM and used games sales for PlayStation 4. VG247 reports the campaign encourages gamers to post tweets using hashtags #PS4NoDRM and #PS4USEDGAMES – more specifically instructing them to direct statements toward …

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Need for Speed Rivals coming to Xbox One and PS4

Need for Speed is heading to next-gen consoles in the form of Need for Speed Rivals. The title has been developed by EA’s newest studio, Gothenburg-based Ghost Games. In Rivals, players race as either a cop or racer with different aims for each. Racers aim to capture their dramatic escapes …

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Sony teases PS4 console design with new video

Sony has relased a new video teasing the design of the PS4, featuring blurred images and lots of close-ups that don’t give away much. Sony announced the PlayStation 4 back in February, and while we’ve seen the Dualshock 4 controller, the look of the consoleitself remains a mystery. The video …

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