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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 2 reports

Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Beta Ranks As Most Played Game In Current Generation

Photo: BungieBungie’s ”Destiny” beta was a widely anticipated event . Beginning on July 17 and ending on July 27, players had two weeks to enjoy the title in preparation for its Sept. 9 release.Published by Activision (NASDAQ: ATVI), the dual companies ... [Published Black Enterprise - 16 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 7 reports

Xbox One enters China on Sept 23rd – Costs $100 more than the US

When the Chinese government lifted ban of gaming consoles after having the restriction in place for almost 14 years, console makers have been gearing up for entries into potentially one of the world's largest gaming market. Microsoft says it will start ... [Published SlashGear - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 2 reports

4.6 million people played the Destiny beta

Activision has revealed that over 4.6 million people took part in the beta test for Destiny between the 17th and 27th of July. The beta was initially closed off as a pre-order incentive.However, Bungie later decided to open it up to all Xbox and Playstation ... [Published KitGuru.net - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Nintendo Is Stuck In The Mud Because Of The Wii U, And 'Mario Kart 8' Hasn't Helped

Nintendo posted its third loss in four quarters on Wednesday.  Even though Mario Kart 8, its big first-party game released in May , shipped more than 2.82 million copies by the end of June, the Mario-themed racing game was not enough to help Nintendo’s ... [Published Clusterstock - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

PS4 System Update Adds 3D Blu-Ray Support

Sony has just pushed its latest system software update for the PS4. The latest update is Version 1.75. The update adds a few minor patches, but the big news is that it came with support for 3D Blu-ray playback.  This is a feature that many people have ... [Published Tech Beat - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Sluggish console sales widen Nintendo losses

Japanese video games group – famous for its Super Mario franchise – continues to battle falling sales of its consoles and software amid the rise of mobile gaming ... [Published FT.com - Companies - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

PS4 Update 1.75 adds 3D Blu-ray playback – still no DLNA support

The console war between Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft isn't only about putting powerful gaming machines in the market but pushing the focus at all-in-one entertainment system. While PS4 games are in Blu-ray format, it was unable to do 3D playback on the ... [Published SlashGear - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

First impressions of Nvidia's Shield Tablet @ The Tech Report

The Shield Tablet is basically a portable gaming console crammed into an 8" slate. It has a Kepler-infused Tegra K1 processor, a high-res IPS panel, and a proper gamepad. And it can stream PC games from GeForce-equipped PCs. Read on for our initial take ... [Published Warp 2 Search - Jul 29 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Dance parties and playground games are as much a part of ‘Destiny’ as its core gameplay

Bungie's aiming to create not just a game, but a whole world. (Courtesy of Bungie) Any way you slice it, video, computer and mobile games are becoming more social. We saw it first with mobile hits such as "Words With Friends," where you trade turns ... [Published Post Tech - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Microsoft offices in China raided over monopoly allegations

Four of Microsoft’s offices in China were raided yesterday as part of an anti-monopoly investigation. China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) has revealed that around 100 officials made unannounced visits to Microsoft’s offices in ... [Published The Verge - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

First Legal Xbox Sales Test Maturity of Game-Savvy China

TAIPEI (TheStreet) -- Microsoft has scored a landmark license to sell the Xbox One game console in China, where several million machines are expected to move in the first quarter or so. Stage two: More difficult. China's nod to its first legally available ... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 11 reports

Microsoft likely targeted in Chinese antitrust probe

Government officials' sudden visits on Monday to Microsoft Corp offices were likely the start of a monopoly probe, an analyst said.The company's offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu were inspected by the investigators from the State Administration ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 29 2014]

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A video game is, according to Merriam-Webster, "an electronic game played by means of images on a video screen and often emphasizing fast action."
The candidate's response: "My dog? I thought it was your dog! I wanted to ask you the same question!"
"The Bose SoundLink Mini made studying more bearable," said Marquette UniversityUniversity student, Eric Decker. "When I used the SoundLink Mini, I actually began to look forward to studying because of how nice the sound quality is. I would make a playlist, click play and crank out a paper in no time."
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The Last of Us: Remastered Game Review [Published T3 Middle East - 2 hours ago]
4.6 million people played the Destiny beta [Published KitGuru.net - 2 hours ago]
MVPD reports for July 29, 2014 [Published Knox Pages - 2 hours ago]
Review – Mario Kart 8 [Published What Mobile UK - 2 hours ago]
EA launches game subscription service: EA Access [Published MyGaming - 2 hours ago]
Xbox One enters China on Sept 23rd – Costs $100... [Published SlashGear - 2 hours ago]
Mario Kart 8 boosts Wii U hardware sales, but n... [Published Ars Technica - 2 hours ago]
Destiny beta boasts 4.6 million players [Published GamesIndustry.biz - 2 hours ago]
EA Access Marks the Beginning of the End for Yo... [Published Gizmodo UK - 3 hours ago]
Microsoft to launch Xbox One in China on Sept. ... [Published Venturebeat - 3 hours ago]
Destiny beta ends with 4.6 million players [Published Tech Digest - 3 hours ago]
PS4 System Update Adds 3D Blu-Ray Support [Published Tech Beat - 3 hours ago]
7 Bizarre Job Interviews You'll Be Glad You Wer... [Published Business Insider - 3 hours ago]
Microsoft’s Xbox One will launch in China for $... [Published The Next Web.com - 4 hours ago]
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Nintendo Is Stuck In The Mud Because Of The Wii... [Published Clusterstock - 1 hour ago]
Nintendo posted its third loss in four quarters on Wednesday.  Even though Mario Kart 8, its big first-party game released in May , shipped more than 2.82 million copies by the end of June, the Mario-themed racing game was not enough to help Nintendo’s ...
Xbox One enters China on Sept 23rd – Costs $100... [Published SlashGear - 2 hours ago]
When the Chinese government lifted ban of gaming consoles after having the restriction in place for almost 14 years, console makers have been gearing up for entries into potentially one of the world's largest gaming market. Microsoft says it will start ...
Mario Kart 8 boosts Wii U hardware sales, but n... [Published Ars Technica - 2 hours ago]
Last month, when Nintendo announced it had quickly sold more than two million copies of Mario Kart 8 , we noted that we'd have to wait to see if those sales were coming primarily from existing Wii U owners or if the game was driving new console ...
Microsoft to launch Xbox One in China on Sept. ... [Published Venturebeat - 3 hours ago]
Above: The Xbox One with the new controller and Kinect motion sensor. Image Credit: Microsoft SHANGHAI — Microsoft announced today that it will launch the Xbox One video game console in China on Sept. 23 for 3,699 renminbi (RMB). That amounts to $599, ...
Destiny beta ends with 4.6 million players [Published Tech Digest - 3 hours ago]
If you blinked, you could have missed it. On Sunday evening the beta of forthcoming massively multiplayer online shooter Destiny drew to a close. Since then, developers Bungie has revealed that a staggering 4,638,937 – that’s just over 4.6 million players ...
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TECH AM - Sony Wins Over Gamers With Price [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Jun 09 2014]
TECH AM - What's App To Offer Voice Calling [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Feb 25 2014]
PS4 buys Sony some extra lives - for now [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 24 2014]
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PAYDAY 2 INFILTRATES PLAYSTATION®4 AND XBOX ONE... [Published PAN Vision AB - Jun 13 2014]
Microsoft recognizes outstanding contributions ... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - May 20 2014]
IDC Predicts Microsoft Will Unbundle Kinect and... [Published IDC Press Releases - May 09 2014]
BesTV and Microsoft to bring Xbox One to China ... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Apr 30 2014]
Microsoft cloud momentum helps drive third-quar... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Apr 24 2014]
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