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Microsoft cuts US Xbox One price for Christmas

Xbox One will from November 2nd be $50 cheaper in the US. Microsoft has announced that it is cutting $50 from all Xbox One hardware SKUs from November 2nd until January 3rd. This means the white Sunset Overdrive bundle will cost $349, the Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundle $349 (or $449 …

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Xbox One outsold PS4 in September in US, analyst claims

Michael Pachter says that the Xbox One outsold the PS4 in the US in September. VentureBeat reports that the analyst estimates sales of 325k for Microsoft’s machine throughout the month compared to Sony’s 250k sales. The result is interesting as September saw the release of the record-breaking Destiny, which itself …

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Upcoming Wii U release Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch in North America on December 5th, Nintendo of America has announced. The news was briefly mentioned by the firm among its Super Smash Bros announcements earlier today. The 3D puzzle-platformer is to be priced at $40 and will support select …

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PlayStation Now beta heading to PlayStation TV, Vita

The open beta of Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming game service will be available on PlayStation TV when the microconsole launches later this month. The US PlayStation blog reveals both PlayStation TV and the PS Vita hardware its based on will carry PS Now’s beta version starting October 14th – the …

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PlayStation Home shutting down in North America, Europe

PlayStation Home is set to close in both Europe and North America, Sony has announced. A post on the US PlayStation community site detailing the end of the social hub in North America followed an earlier confirmation from Sony (via Games Industry) regarding the closure on Europe’s side. "Due to …

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US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment. Polygon reports that the launch of the Vita Slim in the territory in May as part of a Borderland 2 bundle has led to a shortage, with Sony struggling to match demand. "We’re …

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Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix PS3 launch dated for North America, Europe

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix will launch in December for both Europe and North America, Square Enix has announced. The release will arrive in North America on December 2nd, and in Europe on December 5th for PS3. As previously reported, the compilation includes full versions of Kingdom Hearts 2 Final …

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IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

Microsoft will take control of the next-gen race in North America if it releases a cut price Xbox One without Kinect, analyst IDC has claimed. International Data Corporation predicts that while PS4 will have the single biggest share of the market in 2016 with 51m hardware units sold globally, Microsoft …

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PS Vita Pets tabbed for June launch in North America, Europe

PS Vita Pets will launch this June in North America and Europe, Sony has confirmed. The PlayStation US blog announces the pet simulation adventure game will land in North America on June 3rd. Meanwhile, the PS Europe blog confirms the game will arrive June 4th within the territory. PS Vita …

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Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Western interest in the recently-revealed Playstation Vita TV has exceeded Sony’s expectations, according to senior vice president Masayasu Ito. Speaking with Eurogamer, Ito explained that feedback since the hardware’s announcement earlier this month has been strong” and more than expected.” "Of course, we are thinking about launching it in the …

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