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Wait, what? Sony PS4 usage terms prevent game resale, rental
— 9:40 AM on November 11, 2013

Hmm. The hottest tech news item making the rounds this morning is this story over at Neowin that suggests Sony may be breaking...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Report: As Microsoft CEO, Elop could kill Bing, sell Xbox business
— 5:11 PM on November 8, 2013

The search for a new Microsoft CEO is still underway. According to Reuters, the top five candidates include current Ford CEO Alan Mulally and...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Software Windows

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Project CARS is coming to SteamOS
— 9:30 AM on November 7, 2013

Add another game to the growing list of titles coming to SteamOS. World of Mass Development has confirmed that crowd-funded racing sim Project...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Operating systems

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New Steam Machine details revealed
— 2:02 PM on November 4, 2013

Ooh. This is interesting. The guys at The Verge were invited to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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UPDATED: Nvidia Shield update brings Console Mode, Gamepad Mapper
— 8:00 AM on October 28, 2013

Shield users, rejoice! Nvidia has announced its October software update for the handheld game console thingamajig. The update brings "official" support for GameStream, the Shield's killer...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Personal tech

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Thanks to consoles, AMD posts first profit in over a year
— 5:01 PM on October 17, 2013

AMD promised a return to profitability in the second half of 2013, and it has delivered on that promise. The company's third quarter financials,

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Microsoft: Mantle won't work on the Xbox One
— 11:35 AM on October 15, 2013

So, this is interesting. At its GPU14 event in Hawaii last month, AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

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Tegra-based Mad Catz console will stream PC games
— 12:39 PM on October 11, 2013

Steam Machines and the Nvidia Shield handheld won't be the only systems capable of streaming games from network-attached PCs. Mad Catz has confirmed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Are Valve and AMD about to ruin PC gaming?
— 12:25 PM on October 11, 2013

When the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were announced earlier this year, I saw it as a victory for the PC. Soon, it seemed, bringing major...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

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AMD's Mantle and TrueAudio explained
— 5:47 PM on October 8, 2013

In the wake of our Radeon R9 260X and 270X/280X reviews today, some of you have been asking questions about the new technologies...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

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Trinity-based Xi3 Piston is ready for SteamOS, coming in November
— 6:00 AM on October 1, 2013

Remember the Xi3 Piston? The small-form-factor PC made waves in January when it was introduced as a system "designed specifically to support both...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Poll: To which release are you most looking forward?
— 5:10 PM on September 30, 2013

Between all our reviews and news, not to mention reader meetups, we've kinda been neglecting our front-page poll. Today, we're freshening things up...

Poll Question: • To which release are you most looking forward?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Game consoles Operating systems

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Valve's Steam Controller replaces analog sticks with touchpads
— 1:12 PM on September 27, 2013

This has been a pretty momentous week for Valve. On Monday, the firm unveiled SteamOS. On Wednesday, it announced Steam machines and began...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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Report: Prototype Microsoft tech streams Halo 4 to PC, Windows Phone
— 6:00 AM on September 27, 2013

Ooh. Well, this is exciting. According to The Verge, Microsoft demonstrated a prototype game streaming service during an internal meeting yesterday. "Sources familiar" with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Windows

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Valve teases 10AM PT announcement
— 6:00 AM on September 23, 2013

Last Monday, Valve's Gabe Newell hinted that more details about his company's Steam Box project would be announced this week. Since then, a mysterious...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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Gabe Newell to detail 'hardware opportunities' for living-room Linux gaming next week
— 6:00 AM on September 17, 2013

When Gabe Newell speaks, the Internet listens—especially when he hints at Valve's plans for a Linux-based console. During a keynote address at the LinuxCon...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Xbox One SoC rivals AMD's Tahiti for size, complexity
— 3:12 PM on August 28, 2013

Microsoft revealed some details of the Xbox One's custom SoC earlier this week at the Hot Chips conference, and I've been a little negligent in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming Game consoles

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Xbox One controller will work with PCs in 2014
— 10:55 AM on August 13, 2013

The Xbox 360 controller is arguably the best gamepad you can plug into a PC. We've recommended the thing in countless system guides,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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