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Xbox One availability may be better than Microsoft is letting on

Xbox One availability may be better than Microsoft is letting on

If you didn’t pre-order an Xbox One game console and have your heart set on owning one, there is still a chance for you. While Microsoft has bragged that the console is sold out at most retailers, indication are that the console is still easy to access in New York City. If the console is available readily in one of the largest cities in the world there is hope for gamers elsewhere.

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PlayStation 4 Review

PlayStation 4 Review

Sony's message this generation is clear: the PlayStation 4 is here to command gaming in the living room. The company does away with any large amount of distractions in all-encompassing entertainment coverage and heads straight and true for the living room-based universe of console games. While you'll be able to work with a variety of ways and means for using the PlayStation 4 in non-traditional senses, here Sony continues its drive for purity, for better or for worse.

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PS4 and XBox One hit Evil Controllers customized lineup

PS4 and XBox One hit Evil Controllers customized lineup

Now that both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One are well on their way to living rooms and holiday packages across the world, it's high time Evil Controllers got to work on accessories. This team of creators takes the likes of the Xbox One controller and the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 controller and makes with the modification. They go from as wild as a full-on covering with flame-red skulls to as simple as the replacement of your action buttons with authentic Brass Bullet Buttons - one of their trademark mods.

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PlayStation 4 software update 1.51 appears tonight: UI tweaks

PlayStation 4 software update 1.51 appears tonight: UI tweaks

By the end of the day today, owners of the Sony PlayStation 4 will be seeing a system software update for their unit that'll download automatically. This system update goes by the number 1.51 and will be bringing with it a number of user interface tweaks and performance boosts. This is an update that sits firmly in the "minor refinements" category.

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PlayStation 4 issues “within expected range” for a new product

PlayStation 4 issues “within expected range” for a new product

There's at least one "Blue Light of Death" out there this month with the release of the PlayStation 4, and today Sony appears to be addressing it for the second time in a week. This issue is apparently not as centralized on one particular issue as it seems - instead Sony suggests that there are "several issues" and that they believe there "isn't a singular problem" which they'd end up needing to be particularly concerned with.

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PlayStation 4 “Blue Light of Death” fixes appear

PlayStation 4 “Blue Light of Death” fixes appear

Over the weekend a small but significant number of PlayStation 4 users reported an issue which had the system stuck on the "blinking blue light" part of the console's startup sequence. Sony has issued a set of troubleshooting fixes - or possible fixes - which include suggestions of issues with the TV users are working with, the PS4 power supply, the PS4 hard drive, and more. While this does not appear to be a widespread problem at the moment, there certainly have been enough reports that Sony is paying close attention.

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Should Next-Gen Games Get Shorter?

Should Next-Gen Games Get Shorter?

With the PlayStation 4 officially on store shelves and the Xbox One just a week away, the next-generation console war is on. Sure, Nintendo kicked things off with the Wii U, but for the hard-core segment of gamers, the real fighting begins this month.

The next-generation console war is set against a far different backdrop than those that came before it. Mobile is sweeping the globe and casual gamers have become an increasingly lucrative option for developers. Three companies are vying for our dollars, but there’s an entirely reasonable chance that not all of those firms will make it to the next, next generation.

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