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Someone in Japan bought a 20th Anniversary PS4 for nearly $130K

Bidding on a limited-edition 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 has come to an end on Yahoo Auctions in Japan, with one user securing the console for ¥15,135,000 - that's around $129,000, The Wall Street Journal confirms.<p>Sony began its auction of the console, which features the coveted "00001" unit …

Landspeeder Reward Teases 'Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars'

Sightings of Landspeeders in Disney Infinity 2.0, along with the Lightsabers last year, hint at Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars.<p>The Landspeeder vehicle is available in the current game once you have purchased all the new 2.0 characters and fully leveled them up. While doing this may be a bit on the …

Star Wars

Why didn't you tell me about this Super Mario Bros. cheat?

Every gamer worth their salt knows the Konami code, but do you know the <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> code that lets you continue from the start screen, placing you right where you left off with a fresh set of lives?<p>Well ... I didn't.<p><i>Super Mario Bros.</i> will turn 30 years old this September, and the legendary …

Check out this kid's Super Mario Bros. 4 pitch, and read Nintendo's reaction

In early 1990, an 11 year old Jason Venter sent Nintendo a design document proposing a new entry in the Super Mario Bros. franchise. Twenty-five years later he dug it out for us, along with the reply sent back to him from Nintendo of America HQ.<p>The adorably hand-made design document is 13 pages …

The Brutal Stealth Kills of 2014 - IGN Video

There is beauty in a good stealth kill. And blood...lots of blood. Come take a look at some of 2014's memorable takedowns.

Technology

PAX South 2015: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Lady Hammerlock Pack Announced

True blue blood.<p>The third DLC pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel has been announced at PAX South 2015, and it features Sir Hamerlock's older …

Borderlands

App Store Update: January 26

Play Minesweeper even while your device is locked, then grab Fruit Ninja and True Skate for free to kick off your week.<p>Every day hundreds of new apps …

Apps

Windows 10 preview: PC gaming works great, but the Xbox App is full of dead ends

The Xbox App for Windows 10 provides a peek at a future in which cross-platform gaming might actually become a reality. But for now, it mostly provides a fancy look at your Xbox One dashboard.<p>I spent the weekend testing the Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview, which contains what you can charitably …

Windows 10

Evolve's Free-to-Play Spinoff - Game Scoop! - IGN Video

On the latest Game Scoop! we're discussing Evolve's free-to-play, "match 3" companion app.

Technology

Minecraft is building blocky stacks of cash for Microsoft

Minecraft is probably going to end up as one of Microsoft’s better investments.<p>The corporation reported that revenue from first-party games was up to $171 million during its fiscal second quarter. That’s a 79 percent increase. And while the first-person shooter Halo: The Master Chief Collection and …

Minecraft

Take a Tour of Every New Call of Duty Havoc DLC Map

Urban, Drift, Sideshow, and Core.<p>If you missed the Havoc DLC live stream on IGN earlier, don't worry. We have all the info you need about the four …

Call of Duty

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Graphic Novel Is Being Printed Again

A blast from the past.<p>After 20 years of waiting, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past graphic novel is being reprinted this May by publisher Viz …

Legend of Zelda

Five Nights at Freddy's 3 Appears on Steam Greenlight

Five-hundred frights more like...<p>Point-and-click survival horror game Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 has surfaced on Steam Greenlight, along with a brief …

Horror

Borderlands Behind the Scenes Full Panel - PAX South 2015 - IGN Video

The Gearbox team at PAX South discusses Borderlands and the creation process surrounding the first two games.

Borderlands

You’re spending more time playing mobile games than ever before

Your phones are getting bigger, and so is the amount of time you play games on them.<p>Gaming keeps growing<p>PC gaming is also coming on strong<br>• Consoles push digital to strong December<br>• December NPD: Xbox One outsells PS4<br>• EA’s digital business has record quarter<p>The average time spent playing mobile games in …

Xbox Platform Slid 20% As Microsoft Shipped 6.6 Million Consoles

Microsoft shipped 6.6 million Xbox consoles in Q4 2014, according the company’s earnings report, out today. That’s down from 7.4 million during the same period last year, which combined with Microsoft’s aggressive pricing strategy during the holidays, has led to a 20 percent overall decline in the …

Xbox