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Final Borderlands 2 DLC Announced

Sir Hammerlock vs. the Son of Crawmerax coming in April.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Gearbox has announced the last piece of DLC for Borderlands 2. Due out on …

LG Announces the G Pro 2

There have been plenty of rumors and leaks, but LG has now made the G Pro 2 official after announcing details of its latest flagship smartphone today.<p>The device looks much like its predecessor — the G Pro — and it comes with the latest Android 4.4 (KitKat) operating system, is powered by a 2.26 GHz …

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Microsoft explains scarcity of Xbox One demos

Whether or not an Xbox One game has a demo is entirely up to the developer of that game — even if it's downloadable, said Microsoft's Major Nelson yesterday.<p>In response to a comment asking why there was no demo available alongside yesterday's release of <i>Peggle 2</i> on the Xbox Games Store — and …

YouTube Copyright Claims Indiscriminately Target Nintendo - IGN Video

A handful of Twitter users are claiming Nintendo is making copyright claims on YouTube videos once more, though it appears there's more to it.

The director of Ubisoft's The Division reveals what next-generation development is like (interview)

Ubisoft‘s Massive is shooting for high-end graphics and an immersive experience with its upcoming next-generation console and PC game, Tom Clancy’s The Division. The postapocalyptic combat game will use Ubisoft’s Snowdrop game engine, which the French video game publisher says will produce …

Wingman Announcement: Call of Duty: Ghosts

Mary Kish on Twitter: "I did a comparison of specs from Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4, see them side by side! http://t.co/QOtfLldysT http://t.co/gnmnZIUpNP"

Microsoft Stores will have extra Xbox Ones on Friday

All Microsoft Stores in the United States and Canada will have extra Xbox One units available for purchase beginning at midnight on November 22, a Microsoft representative told GameSpot today.<p>Supply is said to be "limited," and consoles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Head to …

Specs showdown: PS3 vs. PS4 vs. Xbox One vs. Xbox 360

<b>The next generation has arrived, with the PS4 out in the US and the Xbox One due to hit Australia later this week.</b><p>Over on our sister site <i>Gamespot</i>, …

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Developers of Xbox One's controller experimented with scent-emitters and more

The Xbox One controller cost Microsoft more than $100 million to develop, according to a VentureBeat feature, outlining that the company experimented throughout the controller's development with features such as a built-in projector and olfactory output.<p>"We had a whole bunch of brainstorm sessions …

Xbox designers review Sony's PlayStation 4

Design consultants Teague were responsible for the green and black monolith that was Microsoft's original Xbox. Now two designers from the firm have used their console-creating experience to review the aesthetics and ergonomics of Sony'sPlayStation 4 for <i>Fast Co. Design</i>. They judge its positives — …

Call of Duty: Ghosts drops 6 GB RAM requirement to 4 GB on PC

The latest patch for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> drops its earlier 6 GB RAM requirement for Windows PC, it was reported by Reddit user mkapex1 following the release of the 400MB update.<p>The PC patch, which was announced last night by Infinity Ward, now requires 4 GB RAM on the platform.<p>Patch notes currently …

Xbox One SmartGlass lets you snap apps from your phone or tablet

Microsoft has started rolling out an Xbox One version of its SmartGlass app for Windows Phone. While many of the features, including remote control and SmartGlass companions, are the same as the separate and existing SmartGlass for Xbox 360 app, there are some notable additions. Xbox One owners …

This is what the original Xbox design team thinks of the PS4

Design consultancy firm Teague — the company behind the original Xbox design — offered its critique of Microsoft's next-generation competition, the PlayStation 4, in a feature on Fast Company's Design page.<p>According to Teague, while the PS4 is more beautiful than its predecessors and the controller …

Xbox One SmartGlass app now available for Windows Phones

The Xbox One SmartGlass companion app is now available through the Windows Phone store, according to the app listing.<p>The 13 MB app, available for free, can be used both in the living room near the Xbox One console as well as remotely on the go.<p>While at home, Xbox One players can use SmartGlass to …

Xbox One Game DVR clips can be uploaded and shared through SkyDrive

The Xbox One Game DVR and Upload features will allow players to load and share game clips through Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud storage service, according to a post on Xbox Wire.<p>Xbox One users will be able to save edited game clips directly to SkyDrive and share them with friends "without restrictions …

Ryse launch trailer makes a final stand for Rome

A launch trailer for <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> introduces an Eternal City besieged, with barbarians at her gates.<p>Protagonist Marius Titus is a Roman soldier and leader whose family is killed in a barbarian attack, driving him to seek revenge by whatever means possible. Defending Rome against the foreign …

Xbox One’s Twitch app is only for viewing right now, but it has achievements

The Xbox One can’t broadcast live gameplay at launch, but it will have a Twitch app.<p>The livestreaming service on Microsoft’s next-gen console is all about viewing broadcasts right now, and Microsoft notes that — unlike PlayStation 4 — gamers can watch any Twitch stream they want on Xbox One. …

PlayStation 4 Hardware revealed

The revolution will be livestreamed

Forget better graphics, fancy controllers or voice commands, the next big thing in gaming might just be you.<p>The ability to quickly and easily start streaming videos of yourself playing video games from a next-gen console is proving to be quite popular.<p>Livestreaming through Twitch or UStream is a …

Xbox One won't let you livestream gameplay at launch

The Xbox One won't allow gamers to livestream their gameplay via Twitch at launch, a service currently available on the PlayStation 4, Microsoft announced this morning.<p>"We know the ability to instantly broadcast gameplay is something the gaming community is excited about, and we are too," reads a …

The Xbox One controller: What’s new with the analog sticks and D-pad (part 2, exclusive)

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of the upcoming next generation. For the PlayStation 4 version of this article, go here.</i><p><b>The Xbox One controller:</b><p>Part 1: Projectors, smells (!), and other stuff that didn’t make it in• <b><br>Part 2: What’s new with the analog sticks and D-pad</b><br>• Part 3: …

PS4 cost $381 to build - Report

Every PlayStation 4 unit costs Sony $381 to build, just $18 under the system's $399 price point, a new teardown analysis from research firm IHS has revealed. The report will be revealed later today, but AllThingsD was able to get a look at the data ahead of time.<p>The gross margin for the PS4 is …

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Battle of the ad campaign: PS4 vs Xbox One

<b>In around one month's time, both the PS4 and the Xbox One will be on shelves in Australia — and a fair chunk of the rest of the world.</b><p>It's not too …

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Xbox One dashboard video highlights voice commands, app switching

A new video released by Microsoft highlights the Xbox One's dashboard, voice navigation capabilities and how users can switch between apps and games.<p>The video demonstrates how a user can turn the console on, run applications, record gameplay and call up menus using voice commands. It also offers a …