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PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: The Battle is Joined

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It’s on like Donkey Kong. continue…

PlayStation 4 Critiqued by Original Xbox Design Team

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Teague, which helped design the original Xbox, has some issues with the look of the new PlayStation 4. continue…

Can Nintendo Survive in a Smartphone World?

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Nintendo’s most difficult challenge yet is just staying relevant. continue…

Next Gen. Console Game Lineups Hint at Future Directions

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Perhaps the most surprising thing about Microsoft and Sony’s next generation console game lists is that there were so few surprises. By December 31, Microsoft and Sony plan to release at least 23 and 33 titles, respectively. Based on sheer numbers, it would seem that Sony would have the upper hand, but a closer look reveals that the company might have been trying to boost its numbers: More than half of the titles are digital downloads, of which it appears… continue…

Sony Online Entertainment Cuts 70 Jobs in San Diego

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Multiplayer online game producer Sony Online Entertainment has cut 70 jobs from its San Diego headquarters. Although in August it announced plans to streamline its workforce there and in Austin to cut expenses, the company hadn’t revealed the number to be cut. Exactly how many people will lose their jobs in Austin still isn’t clear. The San Diego number was included in a notice of layoffs filed with the state of California. The company is known for EverQuest, DC Universe… continue…

Google Considering Android Gaming Console: Report

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An Android-based video-game console could help Google counter Apple’s expected entrance into the gaming sphere. continue…

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Could Be Steamrolled by Apple, Google

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Microsoft and Sony are battling for control of the game console market. But are their real opponents Apple and Google? continue…

Will 2013 Be AMD’s Time to Shine?

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With CPU sales down 30 percent, it would be easy to dismiss 2013 as yet another annus horribilus for AMD. But the next few years present some interesting opportunities for the chipmaker’s floundering CPU division. In simplest terms poor sales might be bad news, but in AMD’s case the situation is far more complicated. Computer sales have been down across the board for a number of reasons: The economic climate obviously has had an impact, developments with ARM processors have… continue…

Microsoft’s Xbox One Wants Your Living Room

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The battle for the living room, driven in large part by cloud functionality, is about to hit a whole new level. continue…

AMD’s Future Lies in… Game Consoles?

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Design wins in the next-gen Sony, Nintendo game consoles could provide recurring revenue. But where is the data center in all this? continue…