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Take that, Apple TV: Smart TVs twice as popular as dedicated streaming boxes

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14 percent of all broadband households owned an Apple TV, a Roku box or another kind of dedicated streaming device in 2012, but 25 percent owned a smart TV with an embedded app platform, according to the Diffusion Group’s latest Defining the In-Home CE and Network Ecosystem 2013 report. The...
Take that, Apple TV: Smart TVs twice as popular as dedicated streaming boxes
Microsoft wants leaked Xbox 720 doc erased from existence

Microsoft Is Trying To Use The Xbox To Get A Leg Up In Mobile (MSFT)

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This note appeared first on Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and analysis service focused on mobile computing and the Internet. Sign up for a free trial here. This week at the E3 expo, Microsoft made several new product announcements related to the Xbox. Two of those could have an...
Microsoft Is Trying To Use The Xbox To Get A Leg Up In Mobile (MSFT)

Ebooks: winners in the generation game

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The growth of e-reading among older age groups shouldn't come as too much of a surpriseNew technology, like pop music or radical politics, is something you're expected to lose touch with as you get older. This idea is encouraged by the young, who would rather their elders gracefully embraced luddism...
Ebooks: winners in the generation game
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Nielsen: 56% of U.S. households own a current video game console

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Over the last year, the total time spent playing video games increased 7% and purchases of digital content and subscriptions rose 8% according to a study from Nielsen. Over half of all households, 56%, owned at least one current-generation gaming console as of January 2012, an increase from 50%...
Nielsen: 56% of U.S. households own a current video game console

Halo: Spartan Assault revealed for Windows Phone and Windows 8, we go hands-on

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Between the Xbox One, Steven Spielberg's latest TV project and the approach of E3, fans have been eagerly awaiting the announcement of a new Halo game. 343 Industries has heard their pleas, but its answer is somewhat unexpected -- the next game in the legendary franchise isn't for Microsoft's...
Halo: Spartan Assault revealed for Windows Phone and Windows 8, we go hands-on

EA announces EA Sports Ignite, a next generation game engine

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Thought Frostbite 3 was EA's only big next-gen games engine? Think again: the publisher just announced EA Sports Ignite at Xbox One's reveal event, a new game engine designed specifically for high-end sports titles. "EA Sports Ignite is designed specifically to help us blur the line between the real...
EA announces EA Sports Ignite, a next generation game engine

Sony to Unveil PS3 Successor

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Sony Corp. is planning to unveil its next-generation home videogame console during a February event, showing off a successor to its current PlayStation 3 system. The Japanese electronics giant Thursday unveiled plans for a special PlayStation-themed event set for Feb. 20, teasing fans to “see the future” at the event....
Sony to Unveil PS3 Successor
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Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV

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Nintendo’s Wii U game console, which will go on sale mid November in the U.S., will feature on-demand video from Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon, as well as some interesting second-screen action for live TV consumption. The company revealed details of its media offering, which is officially called Wii U...
Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV
Watch your data caps: Kaleidescape starts offering Blu-ray-quality movie downloads
Sims creator Will Wright says next game consoles can become 'connective tissue' between games and entertainment
AMD begins open relationship with Windows, seeks Androids and Chromebooks
Epic unveils Unreal Engine 4 for eye-popping next-generation game graphics

Sony PlayStation event: Join us Wednesday (live blog)

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Join CNET for live coverage from Sony's New York launch event for its next-generation game console at 6 p.m. ET on February 20. Our live blog will bring you news updates, photos, live video, and running commentary. [Read more]...
Sony PlayStation event: Join us Wednesday (live blog)
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Sony to Unveil PS3 Successor

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Sony plans to unveil its next-generation game console this month during a PlayStation-themed event....
Sony to Unveil PS3 Successor
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BioShock Infinite, ludonarrative dissonance, and "next-gen game design"

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Ever since BioShock Infinite came out, we’ve seen articles sort of criticizing its level of violence and how that clashes with its story. Alongside this, we’re seeing an increasing amount of observations about the “ludonarrative dissonance” that exists when you try to mix a deep storyline with a shooter....
BioShock Infinite, ludonarrative dissonance, and "next-gen game design"

Vectrex Regeneration for iOS recreates the vector-based console we never got to play

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Among those of us old enough to have played first-generation game consoles, few will have tried a Vectrex; we typically clung to the familiar Atari 2600 or rebelled with the still very mainstream Intellivision. Thanks to Rantmedia Games' new Vectrex Regeneration for iOS, though, we can generate some what-if...
Vectrex Regeneration for iOS recreates the vector-based console we never got to play

Gamers can finally play the generation game

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After Diablo and Max Payne's return, we are starting to see franchises played by different generations of adultsWhen Diablo III came out last week and was promptly bought by millions of people (although only about nine of them have actually been able to play it, if Twitter anguish is anything...
Gamers can finally play the generation game

Sony patent application shows control method that resembles Wii U

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 Sony filed for an interesting patent in 2010 that shows it has technology that resembles Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U game console. Titled Position-Dependent Gaming 3-D controller, and Handheld as a Remote, the patent shows that the game company is at the very least interested in a controller or mobile...
Sony patent application shows control method that resembles Wii U

Xbox 720 rumored to have its own Siri, unlock Kinect's true potential

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As we approach Microsoft and Sony announcements for their next generation game consoles, the rumor mill is kicking into high gear. The latest rumor has the next Xbox, codenamed Durango, performing natural language recognition in a similar way to Apple's Siri. While the Xbox 360 currently has some voice recognition...
Xbox 720 rumored to have its own Siri, unlock Kinect's true potential
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