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  • Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

    Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans. The Japanese firm released its 8-bit Game Boy on April 21, 1989 -- the same year Soviet troops pulled out of…

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  • The 10 coolest video game Easter eggs

    Once a year, millions of kids transform into amateur detectives sleuthing for hidden treasures. But all year round, millions of gamers do the exact same thing in their favorite video games. Digital Easter eggs have become as commonplace as that ‘extra’ scene at the end of a Marvel movie, though…

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  • 74-Yr-Old Outsmarts Doctors. Reduces Her Wrinkles.

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  • Easter weekend flash sale offers PS3 and Vita games for $0.99

    U.S. PlayStation fans weren’t fortunate enough to receive a big Easter promotion like their European counterparts, but Sony is making up for it with a 99 cent flash sale this weekend, slashing prices on over 25 games on the PlayStation Network. Sony announced on the PlayStation Blog that the offer…

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  • Nintendo Joins with the National Park Foundation to Support the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll

    Nintendo of America announced today that it will join with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to bring fun, active-play video games to

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  • Oculus Rift lets dying woman take a final walk ‘outside’

    As cancer began taking its toll on Roberta Firstenberg, it started stealing things she had long loved and taken for granted. Chief among those was the ability to take a simple walk around her yard. Granddaughter (and game artist) Priscilla … Continue reading →

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  • GamesBeat weekly roundup: Microsoft moves 5 millions Xbox Ones, Sony sells more PlayStation 4s, and FarmVille 2 hits mobile

    Check out our entire week’s worth of coverage on VentureBeat’s channel for video games, GamesBeat.

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    MLB 14: The Show - PS4 Trailer

    The PS4 version of MLB 14: The Show releases May 6.

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  • Xbox One Sales Top 5 Million

    Microsoft said Thursday it has sold more than 5 million Xbox One consoles since they were launched in November. The news came a day after video game competitor Sony said it had sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles since mid-November. Sony’s numbers refer to sales to consumers, while…

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  • One-Step Retinol Treatments For Women Over 50

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  • PlayStation 4 Sales Top 7 Million

    Sony says it has sold 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can’t make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant. “The response from the global gaming community for PS4 (PlayStation 4) has been…

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  • 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' skips Xbox One in puzzling postponement

    Primed for a multi-platform launch the week of April 29, movie tie-in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is now without an Xbox One version, after the new console's edition of the game was pulled with less than two weeks to go. Australian website Gamers Honest Truth was told by "sources close to…

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  • Microsoft reports strong sales of XBox One

    Microsoft said Thursday it has sold more than five million XBox One consoles since they were launched in November. The news came a day after video game competitor Sony said it had sold more than seven million PlayStation 4 consoles since mid-November. Sony's numbers refer to sales to consumers…

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  • Titanfall not strong enough to keep Xbox One sales on par with PS4

    Sony on Thursday announced that it sold over 7 million PlayStation 4 units, significantly more than what it envisioned for its fiscal year 2013. Microsoft made its own announcement yesterday as well, highlighting the strong sales of Titanfall, a shooter game that’s not available on the PS4, and…

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  • PS4 outsells Xbox One, Titanfall tops charts in stellar March

    Gamers may not be buying a ton of games these days, but they're sure gobbling up game systems. Sales of video game hardware in March were up a massive 78 percent in March as compared to a year ago, according … Continue reading →

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  • Strong Sales of PlayStation 4, Xbox One Drive Videogame Industry in March

    Strong demand for Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles thrust the videogame industry into positive territory in March. Overall sales for the games biz came in at $1 billion, up 3% over last year, according to NPD Group. Electronic Arts’ “Titanfall” (see above) was the bestselling…

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  • Anti Aging Creams of 2014

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  • Microsoft has shipped 5M Xbox One game consoles to stores, but that’s far short of Sony’s 7M PS4s sold

    Microsoft says that combined Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales in month were strong.

    GamesBeat
  • March 2014 NPD: PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One again despite Titanfall

    Titanfall and Infamous were the top-selling games of the month.

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    10 awesome video games you’ll never play (10 photos)

    Whether due to poor execution, game-crashing bugs, or corner-cutting development, sometimes the game you've been looking forward to the most turns out to be a waste of time and money. But nothing’s more wasteful than a great game that never comes out. No matter how good a game might look in…

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  • Review: Amazon Fire TV checks the boxes but misses the mark

    Amazon has become a hard company to define. E-tailer? Yep. Tablet maker? Sure. Cloud streaming service? Okay, why not. The company hasn’t met a business idea it doesn’t like. Now add ‘set-top box manufacturer’ to the list, with a side … Continue reading →

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  • Video: Sony shares major details from the next PlayStation 4 update

    Sony detailed the first major update for the PlayStation 4 on Wednesday, introducing the SHAREfactory video editor and the ability to pre-download games that haven’t hit the PlayStation Store yet. Despite its unending success in the marketplace, the PlayStation 4 has fallen behind the Xbox One…

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  • PS4 Update Will Let You Edit Gameplay Videos

    One of the things the PlayStation 4 has sorely needed since launch is a more robust video editing suite. Sony's latest software update for the system will finally add video editing tools, as well as a few other useful features. The video editing app, called SHAREfactory, will come as part of the…

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    What card offers up to 5% cash back? And which one offers 24/7 concierge service? See the best credit cards of 2014. Apply online, quickly & securely.

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