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PlayStation Vita TV comes to North America and Europe for $99/€99

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The PlayStation Vita TV has been on sale in Japan and Asia since last year but Sony will be bringing it to North America and Europe under the name PlayStation TV. The gadget has the PS Vita hardware inside and can play Vita, PlayStation Portable and PS One games using the bundled DualShock 3 controller.

It can also stream a game running on a PlayStation 4 in a different room thanks to its Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity. Read more »

Watch this jaw-dropping gameplay video from ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’

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Most of us who played and enjoyed the previous Batman Arkham games are greatly looking forward to playing developer Rocksteady’s next installment, Batman: Arkham Knight. The final game in the series, the game will feature the Dark Knight facing off against a brand new villain called the Arkham Knight, along with several of Batman’s old nemeses.

The game, unfortunately, got delayed and will be arriving next year but we do have a tantalizing new E3 trailer that shows some fantastic footage of the new Batmobile in action, along with some new combat moves. There is also new Iron Man-esque Batsuit to ogle at. Read more »

‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’ trailer revealed

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Last year Naughty Dog released a teaser for the next Uncharted game on the PS4, the fourth and possibly the last game in the series. Since then a lot has happened and many people working on the project who should not have left, left.

But just when the future of the project looked in jeopardy, Sony released another teaser for the game at E3 this year, this time actually showing a clip from the game. And we have the official name, too. Read more »

GTA V coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One

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Several months after the launch on the last generation consoles, Rockstar is releasing the game on the PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

As you can expect, the game now runs at a higher resolution, with improved detail, greater draw distance and denser traffic. Despite the thoroughly outdated hardware of the last gen console, Rockstar managed to make the game look good so you can image how good it would look on the current gen and PC. Actually, you don’t have to imagine. There is a video for you to watch after the break. Read more »

Sony outsells Nintendo in the console market for the first time since 2005

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The Nintendo Wii proved a resounding success, so much so that Sony hadn’t outsold Nintendo in the console market since 2005. Japanese news outlet Nikkei reports that this changed in 2013 as the PlayStation 4 got off to a stronger start than its predecessor, while the Wii’s successor proved massively disappointing.

Sony moved 4.2 million PlayStation 4s by the end of the year (the console only went on sale in November), that number grew to 7 million by March. Read more »

Windows gets support for Xbox One controller

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Ever since the Xbox One released, PC gamers have been asking Microsoft to be able to use the new controller with their machines. The Xbox 360 controller has been available for PC for years now and it is one of the best controllers ever made but the new Xbox One controller is even better, so naturally people wanted to use it with their PC.

Up until now, there was no way to use the new controller with Windows due to a lack of drivers but Microsoft has taken care of that issue. Director of Programming for Xbox Live, Larry Hryb, more commonly known as Major Nelson, posted on his blog drivers that you can download on your PC to enable support for the new controller. Read more »

First details on Angry Birds Stella are out

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Angry Birds Stella has been teased numerous times by Rovio, but we knew nothing beyond the pink Stella bird on the images. We didn’t know even the game’s genre.

Today that changes as Rovio has posted new teaser images, the first gameplay screenshot plus release date. Read more »

Temple run scores 1 billion downloads

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Imangi studios, the developer behind the super popular endless runner series Temple Run, had a cool milestone to share today. Its titles have reached 1 billion downloads across the platforms where they are available.

The company includes both versions of Temple Run in the number, but not the Disney spin-offs Brave and Oz. All games are available on what are currently the top three smartphone platforms – Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Some of the titles also have BlackBerry 10 and Windows RT versions. Read more »

Razer Junglecat is a slide-out gaming controller for iPhone 5s

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The manufacturer of gaming gear Razer released a gaming controller for Apple iPhone 5s. Dubbed Junglecat, the gadget featured a slide-out gaming pad which harks back to the days of Sony Ericsson Xperia Play.

Razer Junglecat features a standard four-way D-pad, a duo of bumpers, and AXBY quartet of buttons. Read more »

Mortal Kombat coming to next gen consoles

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Are you just itching to perform fatalities on your PS4 or Xbox One? Well you’ll be happy to find out that you soon will be able to.

Mortal Kombat X will be appearing on your next gen console of choice in 2015. Read more »

Angry Birds Star Wars II gets Rise of the Clones update

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Angry Birds Star Wars II is getting an update today. The new episode is called Rise of the Clones and brings over 40 new levels.

The first platform to get the update is iOS, but Rovio promises other platforms will join the fun shortly. Read more »

Watch the latest Watch Dogs launch trailer here

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Watch Dogs (or Watch_Dogs, for the more pedantic among you) is just three days away from launch and Ubisoft has released the final launch trailer for the game. After months of delay, the game will finally be available next week on the PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360.

For those who are not aware, Watch Dogs is an open world action game where you have control over the city’s central operating system, allowing you to control everything, from traffic signals to street lights, security cameras, locked doors, cars, trains and what have you. You even get detailed information on every person around you can eavesdrop on their phone conversation. Read more »

Samsung reportedly working on its own VR headset

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With things in the virtual reality headset space starting to get interesting, what with Facebook acquiring Oculus VR and Sony working on one of its own, it wasn’t long before others decided to try their hand at it as well.

It’s no surprise then that Samsung has decided to throw its hat in the VR headset ring, considering the company’s reputation of throwing everything at the wall and seeing what sticks. According to a new report by Engadget, Samsung is working on its own VR headset and that it will be announced some time this year. Read more »

Watch the new ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ trailer here

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Rocksteady has released a trailer of its upcoming game, the fourth and final game in the Batman Arkham series, Batman: Arkham Knight. The video features a voiceover by Arkham Knight, voiced by John Noble, telling the people of Gotham to abandon the city. And then Batman arrives for “evening the odds”.

The new trailer gives a better look at the new character designs, particularly the new Batsuit. But most importantly, it gives a better look at the new Batmobile, which will play a major role in this game. Read more »

PS4′s streaming game service, Playstation Now, gets beta

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Sony’s Playstation Now streaming game service has been receiving praise from the few who have tried it, but most of us haven’t been able to test it out.

Until now. Sony has announced that the Beta for Playstation now will be dropping on May 20th, which is, yes, you read that right, tomorrow. Read more »