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New PS4 firmware 3.0 update will make cloud saves suck less

Share This article As the PS4’s second anniversary draws closer, Sony is working hard on the third major iteration on its BSD-based operating system. With improved cloud storage, better social features, and the addition of YouTube live streaming, this update ...

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New Xbox One SKU will feature Elite controller, 1TB SSHD

Share This article Microsoft has announced a new Xbox One SKU that will go on sale in November at GameStop and the Microsoft store. The new console will feature an Elite wireless controller (sold separately at the eye-watering price of ...

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New GTA V mod boosts PC version’s graphics detail, crushes console versions

Share This article Every time a major game launches, there’s a rush to compare performance and specs between PCs and consoles. In the case of Grand Theft Auto V, those comparisons came out solidly in the PC’s favor. While the ...

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AMD unveils Radeon R9 Nano: HBM and Fury X in a 6-inch GPU

Share This article When AMD announced the Fury family of GPUs at E3 back in June, it promised that its new graphics hardware would ship in multiple high-end flavors. We’ve already covered the launch of the water-cooled, 7.5-inch Fury X ...

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Nvidia launches GTX 950, boosts game performance at the $159 price point

Share This article Over the last year, Nvidia has slowly and steadily introduced a new line of GPUs to replace its aging Kepler family. The latest entry in the GTX 900 series, the GTX 950, is based on the same ...

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Nintendo will slash price of 2DS to $99 on August 30

Share This article If you’ve been waiting to jump on the 3DS handheld bandwagon, August 30 is the day to watch. Nintendo has stated that it will cut the price of its budget 3DS gaming platform, the so-called 2DS, to ...

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DirectX 12 arrives at last with Ashes of the Singularity, AMD and Nvidia go head-to-head

Share This article Ever since Microsoft announced DirectX 12, gamers have clamored for hard facts on how the new API would impact gaming. Unfortunately, hard data on this topic has been difficult to come by — until now. Oxide Games ...

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EA executive calls on-disc DLC complaints ‘nonsense,’ but the truth is more complex

Share This article Ask a gamer what they think of downloadable content (DLC) these days, and you’re as likely to hear a torrent of blistering language as anything positive. The process of releasing content piecemeal over time has been extremely ...

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Why some video game ports are spotless while others are train wrecks

Share This article During the last console generation, HD remasters became a popular trend among many of the major publishers. PS2 and original Xbox games were given a fresh coat of paint, and re-released to the world. While the reaction ...

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Crackdown 3 will deliver Microsoft’s cloud-backed, fully destructive terrain

Share This article When Microsoft first announced the Xbox One, it claimed developers and gamers could take advantage of Microsoft’s unique cloud infrastructure to boost game performance or create special effects that a single Xbox One couldn’t possibly handle. The ...

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