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Twitch Coming To Xbox One In 2014

While Playstation 4 users have been able to stream games via Twitch since launch, the Xbox One won’t get the service until 2014. There isn’t an official release date yet, but more than likely Twitch be available early in the new year.  Here’s more from a company blog post:  We know the ability to instantly broadcast gameplay is something the gaming community is excited about, and we are too. We are working to ensure the initial Twitch on Xbox ...

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Man Fatally Shot Over Playstation 4

A Florida man was shot dead after a deal gone wrong over a Playstation 4, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The victim, 25-year-old Emmanuel Johnson, met up with another man at around 4:30 p.m. November 17th to haggle over the PS4. The two were originally supposed to meet near the Orlando police headquarters, but one of them decided to change the location at the last minute. When they finally met, things went from bad to worse and a shootout ensued, killing Johnson ...

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Bioshock, Grand Theft Auto V Highlight Spike VGX Awards

The nominees for Spike VGX awards have been announced, with Grand Theft Auto V receiving the most nominations. Formerly known as Spike Video Game Awards, VGX will take place on December 7th, this time giving the fans a chance to voice their opinion by voting for their favorites on the official website. Gamers will also be able to dictate the outcome of one category: “Most Anticipated Game.”  These Spike awards have always been hit and miss with the ...

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Microsoft Drops Zune Marketplace

According to an email from Microsoft, the Zune Marketplace will no longer be available on the Xbox 360 on November 22nd. This was a long time coming, but inevitable, especially with the Xbox One on the way, and Microsoft’s new direction for multimedia entertainment on their consoles. Here’s more from the email:  We recently notified you that with the Fall 2013 release of the Xbox 360 update, Microsoft Points are being retired. This email is a ...

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Playstation 4 Sells 1 Million In 24 Hours

  The Playstation 4 broke the 1 million units sold mark in 24 hours. Since the system isn’t available in Europe yet (it will be on November 29, Februrary 2014 in Japan), this number only refers to North American retail sales. To put this in perspective, the Playstation 3 only sold 197,000 units in its first two weeks. Here’s more from the official press release:  TOKYO, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) ...

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Myst Developers New Game Obduction Meets Kickstarter Goal

Remember Myst, the PC game developed by Cyan? It was one of the first games that put CD-ROM gaming on the map. It became a household name when it launched in 1993, and spawned numerous sequels. It was an incredibly difficult adventure game that many feel is still one of the best in the genre, and a game that some developers cite as being a critical influence to their work. It's probably for these reasons that Cyan's new title called Obduction successfully met ...

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Sony President Yoshida Disappointed In Low PS4 Game Review Scores

Reviews are in for the Playstation 4's exclusive launch titles, and it's not a pretty sight. Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida recently spoke with GamesIndustry.biz about the Playstation 4 and expressed his thoughts on these early reviews.

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Finally! Steam Can Download While You Play

Like most PC gamers, I love Steam. Sure, its awesome sales have put a dent in my wallet and given me a library of games I’ll probably never finish, but it’s a brilliant service nonetheless. I’ve always had one major problem with it, though – downloads pause while playing. Countless times I’ve wanted play something while I download a couple of titles in order to scratch them off my backlog, but no such luck. Thankfully, the most ...

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Humble Bundle Introduces The Humble Store

The popular digital indie game service Humble Bundle has launched an online storefront dubbed The Humble Store. The new service offers daily discounts on video games for Windows PC, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS. Continuing Humble’s tradition of being charitable, 10 percent of all proceeds are given to foundations such as The American Red Cross, World Land Trust, Child’s Play and Electronic Frontier Foundation.  At the time of this writing, The Humble ...

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Aero Porter Review

I've always been fond of games that can take a seemingly dull aspect of life and make it interesting. During the Summer, Lucas Pope managed to make stamping documents thrilling in Papers, Please (one of my favorites this year), but in 2012 the hectic job of sorting luggage at an airport was turned into addicting entertainment with Aero Porter on the 3DS.

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