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Eric Abent is the Gaming Editor of SlashGear. He is an avid gamer himself - very passionate about gaming and its community. Eric has been writing on SlashGear since 2012.

TiVo EDGE wants to put all of your content in one place

TiVo EDGE wants to put all of your content in one place

TiVo today announced a new all-in-one set-top box that's looking to simplify the process of searching for content and discovering new stuff to watch. Dubbed the TiVo EDGE, one of the main selling points of this box is that it aggregates content across a variety of distribution platforms. So, if you're subscribed to multiple streaming services - or you're subscribed to something like Netflix alongside cable - the EDGE claims to make your life easier by putting all of your content in one place.

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Sony cuts PlayStation Now price, adds God of War, GTA 5, and more

Sony cuts PlayStation Now price, adds God of War, GTA 5, and more

Sony's PlayStation Now service has been around for a number of years, but for a lot of gamers, the asking price could be a bit difficult to stomach. Up until today, the going rate for a PlayStation Now subscription was $19.99 per month - certainly not chump change. Today, however, Sony is changing all of that, cutting the cost of PlayStation Now so that it better aligns with other "entertainment streaming services on the market."

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Logitech G PRO X keyboard serves up user-replaceable mechanical switches

Logitech G PRO X keyboard serves up user-replaceable mechanical switches

Logitech G has revealed a new mechanical keyboard for its PRO line, and it's bringing an interesting twist to the table. The Logitech G PRO X, as the keyboard is officially called, allows users to swap the mechanical switches themselves. Owning multiple sets of switches to go along with the G PRO X quickly becomes an expensive proposition, but it sounds like the keyboard will offer a level of customization we don't often see outside of DIY circles.

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Razer Huntsman Elite keyboard now comes with linear optical switches

Razer Huntsman Elite keyboard now comes with linear optical switches

Today, Razer revealed that its Huntsman Elite keyboard is getting a bit of an update. Aesthetically, nothing about the Huntsman Elite is changing in this new edition. All of the changes are taking place under the hood, as Razer has outfitted the Hunstman Elite with its linear optical switches.

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Atari VCS will have a retro game subscription service

Atari VCS will have a retro game subscription service

Back when Atari first revealed the VCS, the company said it would be a platform for both modern and retro games. It turns out that it wasn't kidding about the console's retro gaming chops, today announcing that it's partnered with Antstream Arcade to supply the VCS with "thousands of retro games." Antstream will do so by offering its retro gaming subscription service on the console.

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Uber’s next big safety feature could be eavesdropping audio

Uber’s next big safety feature could be eavesdropping audio

Uber users have raised their share safety concerns with the company, and now it seems that a new feature that could help allay some of those concerns is on the way. Uber is apparently testing a feature that will allow riders to record audio through the app when they feel unsafe during a ride. There are a lot of details we don't know about this feature yet, as Uber hasn't said anything official about it.

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YouTube TV finally arrives on Amazon Fire TV

YouTube TV finally arrives on Amazon Fire TV

YouTube TV is getting a pretty major expansion today, as it's coming to a wide array of Amazon Fire TV devices. With the regular NFL season in the midst of its 4th week and both the NBA and NHL regular seasons about to begin, this is a big move for YouTube TV, as Amazon's Fire TV devices are some of the more popular streaming devices around.

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A new Brain Age game is coming to Nintendo Switch

A new Brain Age game is coming to Nintendo Switch

It's been quite some time since we last saw Nintendo release a new Brain Age game, but it looks like that's going to change by the end of the year. Nintendo has announced a new Brain Age title for the Nintendo Switch, and though it's only confirmed for Japan at the moment, we imagine it'll eventually be coming to North American and European shores as well.

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Razer Seiren Emote microphone has an emoticon display for streamers

Razer Seiren Emote microphone has an emoticon display for streamers

There's a lot of gaming PC hardware out there aimed at streamers, and today, Razer launched a new microphone that fits well within that category. Say hello to the Razer Seiren Emote a new microphone that comes with a dedicated 8x8 LED display that showcases various emoticons. If there was ever a microphone that fit stream culture perfectly, it's probably this one.

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Games Done Quick Express 2019 begins: 5 speedruns to watch this weekend

Games Done Quick Express 2019 begins: 5 speedruns to watch this weekend

Even though it isn't quite time for another week-long Games Done Quick speedrunning marathon yet, GDQ is hosting a special weekend event at TwitchCon 2019. Games Done Quick Express, as it's called, has officially kicked off, and throughout the weekend, speedrunners attending TwitchCon will be showing off their skills. When everything is tallied up, Games Done Quick will be live for more than 50 hours this weekend, with plenty of speedruns to watch.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield 24 hour livestream: Where and when to watch

Pokemon Sword and Shield 24 hour livestream: Where and when to watch

The marketing cycle for new Pokemon games usually looks pretty much the same, as The Pokemon Company likes to reveal new information piecemeal through a series of trailers. For Pokemon Sword and Shield, however, The Pokemon Company will be trying something different. Today, it announced a 24-hour livestream set for next week, and it sounds like that livestream may have some new Pokemon reveals lurking within it.

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Spotify Siri integration finally enters beta in iOS 13

Spotify Siri integration finally enters beta in iOS 13

It's been a long time coming, but it looks like Spotify is finally going to gain Siri integration in iOS 13. Apple indicated as much when it opened up the SiriKit framework to third-party app makers earlier in the summer, and it seems that Spotify has wasted little time in beginning to work on Siri integration. The feature has been added in Spotify's latest beta version, which suggests that an official release isn't that far off.

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