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As Global PC Game Revenue Surpasses Consoles, How Long Should Console Makers Keep Fighting?

We’ve established repeatedly that PC gaming isn’t remotely close to being dead or dying, so perhaps it’s time to redirect that argument to consoles? DFC Intelligence owner David Cole tells PCR that revenue from PC gaming has surpassed that of consoles on a global scale. But beyond the claim, there …

The STAR WARS Sequel that Almost Replaced EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

Huge X-ray laser paves way for faster data storage - ExtremeTech

By on March 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Multiferroics are materials that …

What Do Auto Show Booth Models Drive? – Feature

We admit, the first thing that comes to mind when we see the models populating auto-show stands isn’t “what do they drive?” But it’s a fascinating question, especially for the ladies representing the hottest and most exotic brands, and so we put in the legwork at the 2014 Geneva show to find out. …

Clueless dealers do the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ no favors

No wonder these things don't sell.<p>The Internet wants you to buy a Scion FR-S or Subaru BRZ. It <i>needs</i> you to buy one so that it can buy one used. In five years. Or ten. After the depreciation hits. After the injector-seal issues are fully worked out. After the secret to wringing real power out of …

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Cosplay Attack: Lady Deadpool, Ms Marvel, Wonder Woman, Darth Malgus

DICE's Star Wars: Battlefront expected summer 2015, EA says

Given how little Electronic Arts and Battlefield developer DICE showed of <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> at E3 2013, a release date far, far away for the Star Wars-themed shooter shouldn't come as a surprise. At EA's annual meeting of stockholders today, chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen offered a …

Ubisoft explains The Division's multiplayer, PvP features

Ubisoft's senior community developer for <i>The Division</i> has dropped some new information about the MMO's multiplayer and PvP experience.<p>"Player vs. Player combat will play a very big role in our game," wrote Antoine Emond on Ubisoft's blog. "The choices you make as a Division agent can either spur a …

How F2P games exploit your brain

Not all free-to-play games are trojan horses, expertly fashioned to work their way into your habits and drain your bank account. But many are, and …

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Xbox One Used Game Policy Reversal A 'Good Move' But Microsoft Still Needs To Justify The Price

<i>Industry leaders approve of Microsoft‘s policy reversals on the Xbox One, but the $499 price-tag may still be a problem.</i><p>In the days leading up to E3, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) revealed its new policies regarding used game sales and a required internet connection for its upcoming next-generation video …

The Last of Us patch 1.02 removes accidental phone-sex hotline numbers

Patch 1.02 for Naughty Dog's recently released survival horror title, <i>The Last of Us</i>, removes the risqué phone numbers pinned on a certain in-game bulletin board, the developer announced via its website.<p>According to the patch notes, the texture of the bulletin has been changed. The numbers in …

EA Determined to Make Gamers Hate Origin Less

EA seems to be continuing to press for a sort of corporate makeover after their brand has come under fire in recent years from gamers and shareholders alike. In the last few months they’ve killed tiresome online passes, announced that new titles like The Sims 4 would be fully playable offline, and …

Mark Cerny frankly recounts Sony’s mistakes with the PlayStation 3

Mark Cerny, architect of Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 4 gaming console, made some interesting and frank observations about the mistakes that Sony made with the launch of the PlayStation 3.<p>In a speech at the Gamelab conference in Barcelona, Cerny acknowledged Sony’s mistakes with the PS3, and he said …

Halo's Reclaimer Trilogy expanded into a 'more of saga'

Halo's Reclaimer Trilogy, which began with 343 Industries' <i>Halo 4</i> and was originally planned to extend to entries 5 and 6 in Microsoft's flagship first-person shooter series, has been expanded to "more of a saga," Microsoft Game Studios' corporate vice president Phil Spencer told GameSpot during …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Microsoft’s Xbox One policy reversal is bad for gaming

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Forcing Microsoft to reverse some of its key plans for the Xbox One console maintains the status quo for the gaming industry — one that needed to grow and …