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Nonprofit organization Natural Resources Defense Council conducted a survey on the consumption of electricity for the game consoles of the latest generation. It was discovered that Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's Playstation 4 used 2 to 3 times more electricity than the previous generation of consoles.

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Sunday, 17 November 2013 18:30

1 million PS4 consoles sold in 24 hours

PlayStation 4 on the U.S. market appeared this Friday, on 15th of November,and Sony over the weekend revealed that in the first 24 hours of availability has sold more than one million consoles, which is much higher than expected.

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Friday, 15 November 2013 06:23

Several malfunctioning PS4 consoles reported

A small number of PlayStation 4 consoles which were sent ahead of the official launch appear to be malfunctioning, and users on forums and portals complained about the problems with HDMI ports.

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Thursday, 07 November 2013 19:20

80 million PS3 consoles sold

Since the release in now distant 2006, Sony PlayStation 3 has shipped more than 80 million copies worldwide, the company announced in a recent interview with the investors.

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Saturday, 29 June 2013 21:08

Google's Android gaming console


Although several manufacturers already use Android on their game consoles, Google still has not presented their own solution. However, according to the Wall Street Journal, it may soon happen.

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Although we have already reported that the Xbox will have a really hard time fighting against the new Sony console, one of the important factors for some of the user and was a statement that the PlayStation 4 will not forbid the exchange of used games. Of course those words brought joy to pirates ears, but also to many of us who considered game sharing good and reasonable practice.

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There are few times in the consumer electronics world when one company can put a hurting on another in a truly significant way. Most of the time it is merely a matter of PR and marketing efforts to sway an increasingly jaded market. However, in the “next generation” console market there has been just such an event; Sony has just give Microsoft a rather solid kick to the groin. After watching Microsoft lock everyone into an always online connection, restricting used games and requiring the Kinect to use the new Xbox, Sony catered to the annoyed masses and offered them a better deal.

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Tuesday, 21 May 2013 21:27

Sony PlayStation 4 teaser video


Sony will be at E3 on the 10th of June of this year at an event where they will present PlayStation 4 console. Since the launch, or rather demonstration of PlayStation 4 in February this year, so far they did have not demonstrated not a single thumbnail to advise on how will  the console actually look like, so you may be a little intrigued by the teaser below, which, according to the good old custom hides more than it shows.

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Tuesday, 29 January 2013 21:19

China looking to un-ban consoles


In China, for 12 years now, sales of consoles have been banned. According to local authorities, these devices are intended solely for entertainment and that is corrupting children's health, and therefore they are not desirable. [Ed – sounds like some of the politicians that are in the US…]

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Will video game graphics reach reality quality

A popular topic of discussion when it comes to video game graphics is whether or not there will ever be graphics that are so realistic that they match reality. It’s a given that with the speed of progression within the last decade that we will eventually have graphics that match reality, but the question is how soon? According to Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) it’s not as far off as some might think.

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