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Ouya video game console ships on June 4

Ouya video game console ships on June 4

Early on when the Ouya video game console turned up on Kickstarter, it was easy to see the device is nothing more than a way to bring Android game apps to the big screen in your living room. The more we learn about the cheap little Android-powered game console, the more it became clear that playing Android games wasn't all this little device is about. This console will have access to video games developed by major game developers and also supports other types of content.

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Diablo 3 gameplay footage for the PS3 unveiled

Diablo 3 gameplay footage for the PS3 unveiled

Gameplay footage for the PlayStation 3 version of Diablo 3 has been released. The video shows the PC-game with a very different UI. Gameplay is smooth (for the most part), the new control system seems very user-friendly, and the new dynamic camera system seems very appealing (the fight against Belial looked very entertaining). All in all, the PlayStation 3 port seems very well done and should appeal to Diablo 3 fans.

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PS Vita price cut results in sales quadrupling

PS Vita price cut results in sales quadrupling

It looks like Sony slashing the prices of its PS Vita systems have done it wonders. Sony had cut the price of its PS Vita down to 19,980 yen from 24,980 yen due to its struggling sales. It looked like the 30% price cut worked because Sony saw sales quadruple for the device compared to two weeks ago. The announcement was made by Hiroshi Kawano, President of Sony Computer Entertainment in Japan, while he was doing a presentation for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2.

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Why the World Needs A Universal Game Console

Why the World Needs A Universal Game Console

The recent announcement of NPD’s game console numbers had me thinking about the industry and what it has become. Each month, we examine those figures to see where the market stands and fans of all three major consoles take up arms to explain why their product is best.

But all of that debate and all of the talk about the success or failure of devices like the Wii U make me question what the future looks like. We’re expected to see more game consoles hit the marketplace in the next year or so, and Steam is also planning to enter the fray. Add that to OUYA and the possibility of Apple gaming, and it becomes clear that the console market will only grow in the coming years.

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New Dual Shock Playstation 4 controller revealed

New Dual Shock Playstation 4 controller revealed

Sony has just unveiled its new controller at its press conference today. Thew new controller, dubbed the Dual Shock 4, gives players a much "tighter sense of control" in gaming interaction. It will give players the ability to have more in-depth control while they're playing video games on their Playstation 4. Its one of the PlayStation 4's newest features to make the system more personalized.

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Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision has announced that they will be moving away from the licensed games, meaning there will be fewer games from the James Bond, Transformers, Men in Black, and Spider-Man series. Rumor has it that James Bond will be seeing its end really soon. Activision is following the same move that Electronics Arts made back in 2008. EA Games president, Frank Gibeau, said at the time that "the days of licensed-based, 75-rated games copies are dead like the dinosaur."

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PlayStation 4: your full pre-event guide

PlayStation 4: your full pre-event guide

Tonight is the big night for Sony, with a rather solid expectation of the PlayStation 4, a new set of controllers and functionality to with it, and a swath of new game announcements to boot. What we're going to do for you here and now is make it all real simple in a guide that'll get you pumped up and prepared for the event [6PM EST right here on SlashGear]. It all begins with what we're expecting the actual console to present - and yes, we are expecting a new console.

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Sony PlayStation 4 price slash strategy tipped amid console competition

Sony PlayStation 4 price slash strategy tipped amid console competition

Sony's PlayStation 4 will be more competitively priced out of the gate than its PS3 predecessor, insiders suggest, with the company reportedly aiming at knocking a quarter off the console's original selling price. Leaked internal documents supposedly obtained by The Times [subscription required] indicate the PS4 will be sold at around £300 when it launches, £100 less than demanded for the PS3 at its launch back in 2006.

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