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So how much does it cost to develop for PlayStation 4?

Microsoft has swung open the gates to indie developers by making the Xbox One a development kit in its own right. But how much does it cost to start creating indie games for Sony's rival PlayStation 4?<p>Polygon spoke to various development sources who say that the PlayStation 4 dev kit costs about …

The 10 Worst Places To Live In The Universe

And you thought 97 degrees F was bad.<p>Recently, we told you about an exoplanet that rains glass. <i>Sideways</i>. Which got us thinking: 1.) we will never complain about the weather here on Earth again and 2.) surely that's got to be the worst place to live in the entire universe. But no! With the help of …

Xbox One lets you play during download, Microsoft confirms

Xbox One users will be able to play games while they're still downloading to the console, a Microsoft representative confirmed to Polygon.<p>Microsoft said when it unveiled the Xbox One in May that the console will allow users to play disc-based games while they're installing to the system's hard …

A closer look at the PlayStation 4

Sony revealed the hardware design for the PlayStation 4 at E3, but the console remained under glass until last night's PlayStation Holiday Preview event. While there might be some minor changes or tweaks before the official launch, getting to see and touch Sony's new console gives a much better …

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 …

PS4 digital library accessible on any system

The PlayStation 4 will allow users to sign into their PlayStation Network account and access their complete digital library on any system, Sony engineer Neil Brown said today at Develop.<p>"You can visit your friend's house you can log into your account and play any game from your digital library, …

Sony planning PS4 reveals for Gamescom

E3 is still fresh in the memory, but Sony has already turned its attention to Europe’s biggest games convention, Gamescom, which takes place from …

NBA Live 14 exclusive to PS4, Xbox One

NBA Live 14 will be exclusive to next-generation consoles Xbox One and PlayStation 4, executive producer Sean O'Brien has revealed.<p>"There is an enormous financial commitment to the development of the product on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, including the size of the team and resources required to …

Xbox One's Radical Changes Might Not Really Be A Victory For Gamers

Many gamers were overjoyed on Wednesday when Microsoft announced it would remove the most controversial restrictions for the Xbox One after much backlash. No longer would Xbox One owners need to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day or face byzantine restrictions on selling used games …

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Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

Microsoft backtracked Wednesday on its much-derided policy that would have required Xbox One gamers to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day to prevent game piracy.<p>Microsoft faced a huge backlash when it announced the policy, just before the E3 video game conference earlier this month. …

PlayStation 4 Hardware revealed

Thief gameplay video shows off 33-minutes of its next-gen mechanics on PS4

Developer Eidos Montreal has unveiled a 33-minute video presentation of its upcoming next-gen title <i>Thief</i> shown running on PlayStation 4.<p>As presented by producer Stefane Roy, the in-game footage takes place a number of hours into the game and introduces both the city environment mid-revolution and …

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Sony raises sales projections for PS4 after favorable E3 reception

Sony has raised internal sales projections for its upcoming PlayStation 4 console after the wave of positive feedback at E3 last week, reports The Wall Street Journal.<p>Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House shared the changes with the Journal, though he did not provide exact sales numbers. He …

First Impressions: Polk Audio N1 Surroundbar For Xbox One

Microsoft is now a lifestyle company. Go ahead and let that sink in for a moment.<p>Two years ago it would have been a ludicrous claim, but following this year’s E3 it’s crystal clear that Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console (a phrase never uttered at the initial unveiling of the hardware, by the way) …

Explore a 360-degree 3D model of the PS4

<b>Unless you were at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), you won't have had any hands-on time exploring the next generation of gaming consoles —</b> …

Microsoft's Xbox One games will be $60

Microsoft's Xbox One games will retail for $60, the same price as Xbox 360 titles, the publisher has confirmed.<p>This pricing will put Xbox One games level with PlayStation 4 titles, as PlayStation executive Jack Tretton said in February that PS4 titles will max out at $60.<p>Other publishers--like …

Sony PlayStation 4 Launch Edition Already Sold Out At Amazon

Gamers are speaking with their wallets following E3 2013, a show that was dominated by Sony PlayStation 4 in the next gen battle. Amazon has already sold out of the $400 PlayStation 4 launch edition of the next gen console, which will be available on day one of Sony’s launch. Sony is still selling …

Microsoft: 'We Have A Product For People Who Can't Access The Internet, It's Called Xbox 360'

In no way am I attempting to purposefully continue the dogpile on to Microsoft in the wake of their struggles Monday at E3 when by all accounts, they were thumped by Sony‘s PS4 announcement. But everyone did wonder how Microsoft was going to spin things once the dust settled, and attempt to explain …

Sorry, PlayStation 4 Games May Still Carry DRM

Sony has clarified its decision to allow PlayStation 4 users to pass on used games – and the situation won’t necessarily be the completely free market that most gamers first assumed.<p>At the console’s launch, Sony Computer Entertainment of America president Jack Tretton delighted customers by …

PlayStation 4 hardware revealed

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here.</i><p>Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, unveiled the design of the PlayStation 4 at Sony’s pre-Electronic Entertainment Expo press conference today in Los Angeles.<p>The design is sleek. It sports hard edges that are similar to …

Why Xbox One's used games policy doesn't need to be the end of gaming as we know it

That's what the outrage is all about: the closing of that loophole.<p>I recently bought every single Grand Theft Auto game ever made on Steam for under $15 -- total.<p>There's a stench of hypocrisy that emanates from a class of gamer who demands progress on every level from a new console, yet …

Microsoft's Shortsighted Approach Might Have Already Killed Xbox One

With Microsoft having made it official that the new Xbox One will have draconian limitations on playing used games, sharing games and being played without an internet connection, the question now is whether the console is dead on arrival with gamers. Given that the Xbox division has been one of the …

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