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Naughty Dog reveals original story details for The Last of Us

Naughty Dog has discussed original concepts for The Last of Us in the September issue of Game Informer Magazine, VideoGamer.com has reported.<p><i>Warning: the following contains major spoilers for the game’s single-player campaign.</i><p>The news comes just days after the game's creative director, Neil …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: Why Sony Is Still The Best Choice For Gamers

<i>The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are increasingly difficult to tell apart, but Sony’s system is still the better pick for gamers.</i><p>Microsoft has backtracked on almost every issue that upset consumers since the company revealed the Xbox One earlier this year.<p>Gone is the noxious online DRM. Gone are the …

Why gamers should support the Xbox One — I know I will

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>OK, first let me say that this is my first posting, and yes, it’s a dissenting one and long. Maybe should have broken it up, but I didn’t because so many …

The Xbox One Just Got Way Worse, And It's Our Fault

Microsoft just announced that its much-maligned DRM policies won't look at all like they originally had originally been described. They're going to …

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7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

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7 Ways The Microsoft Xbox One Can Fight Back Against The Sony PlayStation 4

For many E3-watchers, the climax of the event came on Monday evening, when Andrew House, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, said with the lusty precision of a surgeon cutting a Thanksgiving turkey:<p><i>I’m very proud to announce that PlayStation 4 will be available at $399.</i><p>Given the …

Lawmakers: Americans don't know how carefully the government is watching

Lawmakers on both sides of a burgeoning debate over counterterrorism practices agree: Americans just don't know how carefully the government is monitoring their words and deeds in the name of national security.<p>Revelations this week that the National Security Agency has culled hoards of "meta-data" …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Dekko Debuts An Augmented Reality Racing Game Playable From The iPad

Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup that just closed extra funding to build a platform for augmented reality apps, just brought its first title to market with a racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops.<p>OK, so augmented reality, which overlays virtual items or information …

When Your Data Is Currency, What Does Your Privacy Cost?

There was considerable mouth-dropping from publications such as <i>The New York Times</i> at initial reports this week that NSA programs are gathering both telephone records and information gleaned from large tech companies like Google and Microsoft. But as those reports have settled in, reactions have …

Analyst: Publishers Won't Block Used Games, Much

Now that Microsoft has officially announced that it’s going to be up to publishers to restrict sales of used games, and Sony very well may end up instituting a similar policy, the question is: will they?<p>It’s a tempting prospect. Publishers have been complaining about used game sales for years, …

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 …

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Sony still has a lot to prove at E3 2013

Heading into E3, Sony has more to prove with the PlayStation 4 (PS4) than its console-making competition. Microsoft has already shown that, in its quest to take over your living room, the Xbox One will offer more than just upgraded graphics and a new controller. And for good or ill (ill, for now), …

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