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PlayStation 4 launch November 15th, 32 countries by holiday season

PlayStation 4 launch November 15th, 32 countries by holiday season

This week during Sonys Gamescom appearance it was announced that the PlayStation 4 would be formally released on the 15th of November inside the USA. Through Europe, the PlayStation 4 was announced to be available starting on the 29th of November, while the device would be available in a total of 32 Countries this holiday season. This follows up on suggestion from Sony that the device would be released later in the year, close to the holiday season in general.

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PlayStation 3 12GB edition hits USA Sony store for those who can’t wait

PlayStation 3 12GB edition hits USA Sony store for those who can’t wait

It's high time a gamer decides to jump in on the console gaming universe this season as both the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 see a re-invigoration of interest now that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are about to arrive. One fine example of this is in the 12GB PlayStation 3 - a newly tiny amount of storage space on the device for those that simply have no use for the other end of the spectrum: the massive 500GB edition. This smallest PlayStation 3 of the pack rings in at an easy $200 USD.

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PlayStation 4 developer console appears: confirms original vision

PlayStation 4 developer console appears: confirms original vision

It's not the most in-depth bit of photography you'll see today, but for those of you looking to see the PlayStation 4 as it sits in the hands of developers across the planet this summer, this may well be the best you're going to get. What we're looking at below (below the first image, that is) is a "leaked" image of the PlayStation 4's front - or back - not that it matters - as photographed by an intrepid attendee of either Jimmy Fallon's showing of said device or E3 2013.

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Street Fighter IV DLC brings five new characters to the fold [UPDATE]

Street Fighter IV DLC brings five new characters to the fold [UPDATE]

With the newest update to the game Street Fighter IV, you're going to see five new characters, four of which have been revealed this afternoon. While the creators of Tekken aim to add a fighting salmon to the arena, four of the five new characters coming to Street Fighter IV have been revealed to be fan favorites. While we're not expecting a handheld seafaring creature to be attacking our heroes in this season's upgrade, the creators of this game have promised an addition "never seen in street fighter before."

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BlueStacks GamePop Mini aims to pick up where original console left off

BlueStacks GamePop Mini aims to pick up where original console left off

When a company such as BlueStacks introduces a product with a non-traditional pricing structure (like the one we're seeing with their gaming console "GamePop"), it's not the easiest thing in the world for the general public to accept. "You're giving me a piece of hardware free, but it doesn't do anything unless I pay a subscription fee?" This bit of bafflement was given a re-up today with the second machine in the GamePop series of devices (before the first hits the market, mind you).

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Key Lime Pie console and smartwatch showcase could demo Android’s UI expansion

Key Lime Pie console and smartwatch showcase could demo Android’s UI expansion

We heard yesterday of rumors that Google is preparing a host of new devices, including their own Android-powered game console, smartwatch, and a refreshed media streaming device, similar to the Nexus Q. One of the more interesting tidbits, however, is that these devices could be running the next version of Android: Key Lime Pie, which could tell us a lot about Google's plans to expand the Google's own Android UI past smartphones and tablets.

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Xbox One backtracks on game sharing and always-connected internet

Xbox One backtracks on game sharing and always-connected internet

As the Xbox One suffered a significant amount of negative feedback from those that, thus far, weren't happy with the machine's rules surrounding disk sharing and always-connected internet, Microsoft and the Xbox team have turned over a new leaf. This afternoon straight through Microsoft's own Xbox Wire portal, Don Mattrick, President of Interactive Entertainment Business, made it all clear. The Xbox One will not need the internet, nor will it have any limitations on buying, selling, lending, or gifting disks.

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