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What Microsoft’s next Xbox needs to do to keep up with the PS4

With Sony's PlayStation 4 reveal now official and on the record, we look to Microsoft and speculate on what fans can probably expect to hear when the Xbox 360-maker reveals its own next-gen plans.
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Sony patent describes tech that could block pirated PlayStation games

Sony patents published over the last year describe some wild security for PlayStation consoles. PlayStation 4 could not just block used games or secure a console based on a players fingerprints and DNA. It may also block pirated games based…
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PlayStation 4 ecosystem incorporates your PS Vita as a living-room device

As it did with the PlayStation 3, Sony plans to incorporate the PlayStation Vita into the PlayStation 4 ecosystem and into your living room. But as we found out at Wednesday's announcement, many of the company's plans remain tentative for…
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Hotline Miami slaughters its way onto Sony’s PS Vita and PlayStation 3

Let it never be said that Sony doesn't go out of its way to represent the best of indie game development on its machines. Dennaton Games' indie hit Miami Hotline is making the jump to consoles in 2013. A new edition of the mad paean to the…
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Sony may be back on its feet, but the PlayStation business is still on the ground

CEO Kaz Hirai promised to get Sony back in the black when he took control in 2012. After staff and cost cuts in the company's TV business, he's done just that. The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita continue to decline, though, dragging down its…
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Celebrate 25 years of Final Fantasy with a swath of half-off discounts

The Final Fantasy franchise just reached a quarter century of existence and publisher Square Enix wants to mark the occasion by convincing PlayStation devotees to buy its most popular entires all over again.
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Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time review – The best, most overlooked platformer of the year

Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time is the video game equivalent of a worn, old blanket: It's familiar, it's comfortable, and it proves that a lack of novelty isn't always a bad thing.
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Dragons and vampires (finally) invade the PlayStation 3 with the arrival of Skyrim DLC

14 months after its debut, the PlayStation 3 version is finally going to see some DLC. Bethesda Softworks has outlined a full DLC release plan for the console, and the first pack arrives on February 12.
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Sony’s February event may bring PlayStation 4 news, but history should temper expectations

Word is that Sony will draw back the curtain on the PlayStation 4 at the end of February, but the company's history demonstrates that just because a console is announced doesn't mean its release is right around the corner.
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Sony’s next bundle includes six God of War games and a blood red — scratch that, “garnet red” PlayStation 3

Sony is celebrating the release of God of War: Ascension by releasing a special PlayStation 3 bundle pack. For only $350, you'll be able to pick up an exclusive, red console, a month of PlayStation Plus service and every God of War game…
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As China’s gaming industry nears $10 bil, the country may lift ban on video game consoles after thirteen years

The Chinese government banned video game consoles in 2000 because they corrupted the country's young people. Thirteen years later, the Chinese gaming industry is worth nearly $10 billion and the Ministry of Culture is reconsidering its…
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Jetsetter: Ubisoft now owns 1666, the brand new franchise from the director of Assassin’s Creed

In this week's Jetsetter, we look at how the French publisher Ubisoft just brought one of its key creators back into the fold by acquiring THQ Montreal. That studio's lead is Patirce Desilets, director of Assassin's Creed, and creator of…