Andy Lunique

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Sony is launching a PlayStation Now subscription option for $19.99 a month

Launching next week on PS4<p>If there's one major issue with PlayStation Now, Sony's service that lets you stream PS3 games, it's the price: some games cost several dollars for a rental that lasts just a few hours, and often it's cheaper just to buy the game instead. Things are improving somewhat, …

Anita Sarkeesian Colbert Report

Has game investing turned into a gold mine or risky bubble speculation?

<i>Disclosure: The organizers of the Videogame Economics Forum paid my way to France, where I participated in a couple of sessions on the game business. Our coverage remains objective.</i><p>Game investments and acquisitions have exploded in the past few years, with billions of dollars at stake. The deals, …

Nintendo Confirms Wii U Has Flopped, Slashes Sales Forecast By ~70%

Nintendo has confirmed what we knew already: its unhappy controller/console combo, the Wii U, is a flop. The company said hardware sales of the Wii U had failed to reach its target during the year-end, pushing it into a third consecutive annual loss, Reuters reports.<p>“We failed to reach our target …

Why PS4 And Xbox One Will Be The Biggest Console Launch Ever

The Xbox One and the Playstation 4 should have a few cards stacked against them. They’re being launched at a time when huge swaths of their target demographic already carry around powerful, gaming devices in their pockets, they’re very expensive in an era when even fancy games are going …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Microsoft unboxes Xbox One, reveals final design and a bundled headset

Microsoft's next Xbox console won't go on sale until November, but that isn't stopping the company from unboxing it a little early. In a new video featuring one of the first Xbox One production units — complete with the recent graphical speed increase — Microsoft is detailing exactly what's in the …

Capcom looks back on 30 years of gaming

As of June of this year, Capcom is a 30-year-old company, ranking up there with Electronic Arts and Activision in terms of longevity in the games business. It's a fact that even Katsuhiko Ichii, director of the publisher's consumer games division, is a little amazed about.<p>"I don't think you see an …

Summer reading: The best books for gamers

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I love games. I’m usually jittery with excitement when I finish one, but that’s rarely because of the story. It’s probably due to how most developers tend to …

Report: Atlus parent company delisting stock next week (update)

Index Corporation, the parent company of Persona and Shin Megami Tensei developer Atlus, is facing stock delisting and plans to auction off its holdings, reports Bloomberg Japan.<p>Index will have its stock delisted on July 28 and will begin accepting bids for its operations as early as next week. The …

Of Course The PlayStation 4 Has More Buzz Than Microsoft's New Xbox

Part of the fun of this job is that sometimes, we get to disagree with our fellow writers. One of my compatriots recently composed a piece titled “Sony PlayStation 4 Riding Wave Of Twice The Social Media Buzz Of New Microsoft Xbox.” In it, he speaks to social media tracking expert Jen Handley of …

Dinner Parties for Beginners: Potluck Tips

Hosting a dinner party can be all sorts of intimidating, from the menu planning to making sure everyone shows up and has a place to sit. So why not …

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The Best Of Kotaku, This Week

Welcome to the Best of <i>Kotaku</i>, where I round up all of this week's best content.<p>Up above, we see a cosplay of <i>Katamari Damacy</i>, which comes from PAX …