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Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

by 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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    Xbox One Launch Cost Microsoft $400 Million

    by 3 months ago

    Microsoft has reportedly lost over $400 million on the Xbox One since its release last November. The Independent reports that Microsoft's latest annual earnings report states that the Xbox One …

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    PlayStation Sales Up 3:1 Over Last Year, 3:1 Over Xbox

    by 4 months ago

    It looks like PlayStation is still managing to stay on top by a pretty big margin. Sony's latest financial report confirms that during the first quarter of 2014 PlayStation systems …

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    Sony Turned Down EA Access for PlayStation 4

    by 4 months ago

    If you're a PlayStation fan, you might be wondering why EA's recently announced Access service isn't coming to PlayStation 4. As it turns out, this was not EA's decision, but …

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    Not Even Mario Kart 8 Can Help Nintendo Turn a Profit

    by 4 months ago

    It appears that despite the recent success of Mario Kart 8, Nintendo still isn't getting the Wii U sales it needs to be profitable. For the first quarter of the …

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    PS4 and Watch Dogs Continue to Top Sales Charts

    by 4 months ago

    PS4 and Watch Dogs Continue to Top Sales Charts The PlayStation 4 is continuing its sales dominance in North America nearly eight months into its lifespan. For the sixth consecutive …

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    Halo TV Series Unaffected by Xbox Entertainment Studios Closure

    by 4 months ago

    Halo TV Series Unaffected by Xbox Entertainment Studios Closure After confirming the closing of Xbox Entertainment Studios, Microsoft has also made known that projects that were already announced will remain …

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    Microsoft Reportedly Closing Xbox Entertainment Studios

    by 4 months ago

    Microsoft Reportedly Closing Xbox Entertainment Studios Sad news coming from the Xbox division today, as Recode reports that Microsoft will be shutting down Xbox Entertainment Studios as part of its …

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