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Xbox boss says ID@Xbox parity clause keeps Xbox One users from becoming second class

by 2 weeks ago

The ID@Xbox parity clause says that if a developer wants to release their game on Xbox One via the ID@Xbox program, the Xbox One version has to be released at …

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Microsoft Delays the Xbox One’s Chinese Launch

by 1 month ago

Microsoft has officially pushed back the launch date for the Xbox One in China only a few days before the system was slated for release. The company said that despite …

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Sony Revises Financial Forecast, Suffering Loss of $466 million

by 1 month ago

While the PlayStation brand continues to flourish (the PlayStation 4 did just sell 10 million units in less than a year), Sony continues to be in a rough financial state …

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Destiny’s Review Scores Likely to Cost Bungie $2.5 Million

by 1 month ago

So, Destiny came out last week. Reviews for the game are not what many expected considering Bungie’s ambitions, with the game currently holding a score of 77 on aggregate site …

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PlayStation 4 and Madden Top August Charts

by 1 month ago

For the eighth month in a row, the PlayStation 4 has taken the top spot in console sales. While August was great for PlayStation, the Xbox One also did well …

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Destiny Makes $500 Million in 24 Hours

by 1 month ago

While there are conflicting reports about whether or not the launch of Destiny did in fact cost Activision and Bungie $500 million, it doesn’t look like it matters anymore, because …

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EA Expecting $1 Billion Revenue From DLC

by 2 months ago

So, from the looks of it Electronic Arts is making bank on downloadable content. Bloomberg reports that EA is expecting to make something around $1 billion worth of its yearly …

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Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

by 2 months ago

    Amazon and Twitch have reached an agreement that has the online retailer acquiring the video game streaming website for $970 million dollars in cash. “Like Twitch, we obsess over customers …

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    Sucker Punch Productions Suffers Layoffs

    by 2 months ago

    Sad news coming from the PlayStation space as Sony-owned developer Sucker Punch Productions has suffered layoffs. News of this comes from a statement issued to IGN that confirms the Seattle-based …

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    Xbox Entertainment Studios Reportedly in Talks with Warner Bros.

    by 2 months ago

    While Microsoft recently shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios, the studio meant to bring original television content to Xbox platforms, the book might not be closed on the studio entirely. The …

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    Destiny is the Most Pre-ordered New IP in Industry History

    by 2 months ago

    Activision's Eric Hirshberg has recently been quoted as saying that across the entire video game industry, there's been less and less money being put down on pre-orders. Well despite his …

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    PlayStation 4 Surpasses 10 Million Units Sold

    by 2 months ago

    During the company's Gamescom press conference today, Sony revealed that the PlayStation 4 has sold over 10 million units worldwide since its launch last November. Sony Computer Entertainment's Jim Ryan …

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