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MGS5 Special Edition PS4 Has Small Typo

Your MGS5 PS4 is now worth ‘thousands’ of dollars!

There�s a typo stamped onto the MGS5 special edition PS4, but manufacturing errors seem to add value these days, so don�t despair if yours is one of them.

Time for your spelling bee contest winner takes all. — How do you spell the word ‘molybdenum’?

If your answer is ‘molybdeum’, with the N missing, which is wrong of course, you just might have won a few thousand bucks!

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Well that if of course you lucky enough to have purchased one of the first batch of Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 Special Edition consoles with the tiny tiny small typo imprinted on the console case, as you can now turn around and sell the mistake on eBay for a few grand easy.

Like the legless Peach and double hand cannon Samus amiibo, the batch of PS4s that missed the spellcheck stage of production will probably be sold for thousands of pounds in a couple of weeks.

Admittedly it’s not something glaringly obvious, unless you’re familiar with the periodic table or are in the business of making steel alloys. The �caution’ message next to the Diamond Dogs logo warns against using molybdenum lubricant – except it actually says "molybdeum".

Make sure you hold on to your sides to prevent them from splitting with all of the laughing that you must be doing. You’ll be laughing all the way to the bank if you’ve already got your hands on one of these.


So you going to cash-in big time, or keep your ‘typo’ console as part of your prized collection?

NEWS SOURCE: Metal Gear Solid 5 special edition PS4 has a small typo that will be worth big bucks (via) VG247

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Two New Nintendo 3DS Systems Coming This Fall

Other GameStop Manager Conference Announcements Include amiibo Cards and Wii Remote Plus Controllers

On Sept. 25th, the New Nintendo 3DS will launch in the U.S. as part of a special bundle, which includes the new system, the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game, 2 cover plates and 1 amiibo card.

Well Never Say Never, the old saying goes, as finally big ‘N’ has decided to finally launch the ‘smaller’ New Nintendo 3DS console in the good old United States of America, where before they said ‘never’ will, I guess they decided to change their mind, so for all those waiting for the smaller New 3DS, and the nice add-on feature of changing ‘cover plates’, can finally do so when September 25th, rolls along.

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At the GameStop Managers Conference in Las Vegas, Nintendo announced that the New Nintendo 3DS system will launch in the U.S. as part of a special bundle on Sept. 25. The bundle includes the new hand-held system, the upcoming Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game, two cover plates and one amiibo card at a suggested retail price of $219.99. The more compact New Nintendo 3DS system joins New Nintendo 3DS XL, which has been available since Feb. 13.

In addition, a Hyrule Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL system will launch exclusively in GameStop stores on Oct. 30 at a suggested retail price of $199.99, just in time for the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (sold separately) on Oct. 23. The system is gold-colored and features an intricate Hylian Crest on the front.

Other news revealed at the GameStop Conference included the debut of three new Wii Remote Plus controllers inspired by classic Mushroom Kingdom characters Bowser, Toad and Yoshi.

"More than 15 million systems in the Nintendo 3DS family have been sold in the U.S. alone," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "These new models offer additional fun ways to experience some of the great upcoming Nintendo 3DS games launching in the next few months."

New Nintendo 3DS incorporates all the same enhanced features as the New Nintendo 3DS XL system, including a wider range of controls, face-tracking 3D and built-in NFC functionality that allows for communication with amiibo figures. The compact system also features interchangeable cover plates that can be easily swapped out to change the look of the device*. Two cover plates inspired by Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer are included in the bundle.

Various amiibo cards launch with the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game on Sept. 25. Tapping compatible amiibo cards while playing Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is a way to meet favorite Animal Crossing characters with their separate personalities and design requests in the game. People who own the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL or Nintendo 2DS systems can still use the cards to enjoy Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer by purchasing the Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer accessory at a suggested retail price of $19.99. The wireless accessory also launches on Sept. 25 and allows players to enjoy amiibo figures and cards on all other systems in the Nintendo 3DS family.

Joining previously released Wii Remote Plus controllers themed after Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach, three new controllers inspired by Bowser, Toad and Yoshi will launch exclusively at GameStop at a suggested retail price of $39.99 each. The Bowser and Toad controllers will launch alongside the Super Mario Maker game for the Wii U console on the 11th of September, while the Yoshi version will hop on the back of the Yoshi’s Woolly World launch on Oct. 16. Wii Remote Plus includes Wii MotionPlus technology, and works with all Wii and Wii U games that are compatible with Wii Remote controllers.

Bowser, the newest member of the Photos with Mario series of Nintendo eShop Cards, is coming this fall – exclusively at GameStop. Customers can add $10 to their Nintendo eShop accounts and get the new Bowser AR card at no additional cost. With the Bowser AR card, players can use their Nintendo 3DS systems to play and pose with Bowser and other Mushroom Kingdom characters in the free Photos with Mario app.

For more information about New Nintendo 3DS, visit http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/new-nintendo-3ds/.

Remember that Wii U and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

*A #0 crosshead screwdriver (sold separately) is required to remove and attach cover plates on the New Nintendo 3DS system.


So are you going to run out to your local GameStop (why is they they only ones these days with any of the new stuff), and buy your 3DS all over again, because it is smaller, cuter, and comes with those nice fancy changable cover plates you always dreamed of.

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Dying Light Co-Op Demo Available Now

Not sure if Dying Light is nightmare fuel?

Well, you can find out without purchasing the game thanks to a handy, three-hour demo available now. Don’t forget to watch the video of creative user reviews that is attached below, along with the PR

If you wondering about the new Dying Light expansion, why not try out the new three-hour co-op demo that is available now for your Xbox One and Playstation 4 consoles, that way you can see if it worth-while for you to get into the dying mood or run away screaming.

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Techland announced today that a free demo of its critically-acclaimed zombie game Dying Light is now available to download on Xbox One and PC, with the PlayStation 4 demo out later today in North America. The demo lets players explore most of the Slums area and offers 3 hours of unique content, including one story quest chain and a number of side quests, challenges, and random encounters. It also features all the core gameplay mechanics of Dying Light, such as the day and night cycle, parkour-based Natural Movement system, creative brutality and crafting. Additionally, the demo supports online co-op mode for up to 4 players.

"With the demand for Dying Light still high after more than half a year on the market, we wondered what else we could do to help players decide which game to buy", says producer Tymon Smektała. "Then we thought: demoes were pretty much a standard in the previous generation, but suddenly they’ve become few and far between. So we decided to use some of our resources to release a demo now and let everyone experience our game first-hand."

Primarily Techland is also currently working on a story-based expansion titled Dying Light: The Following, which will introduce drivable dirt buggies, a new massive map, and a new progression system to the game. Yesterday the company released 15+ minutes of uncut gameplay from the expansion, which can be watched here. Dying Light: The Following will be priced at $14.99, while all Season Pass holders will receive the expansion completely free.


So what you think of the game so far, have you read the reviewes, or is it just something that does not push your gaming buttons.

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Nintendo Packs 2015 with a Huge Lineup of Games for Everyone

Nonstop Launches Provide Fun, Entertainment and Surprises

Nintendo announces robust lineup of games and special offers for the remainder of the year for the Wii U home console and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems.

Sony has a few games, Microsoft has ok some more games, but Nintendo comes calling and they saying they have non-stop line-up of games more then everyone else, and here is their PR recapping their Fall and Holiday 2015 line-up of games for everyone to enjoy!

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Ensuring that 2015 is packed with gaming fun for everyone, Nintendo announces a robust lineup of games and special offers for the remainder of the year. The Wii U home console and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems will showcase a huge number of games, most of which are exclusive to those platforms.

"Nintendo has games, amiibo and systems to satisfy all kinds of players, whether they’re looking for back-to-school gifts or getting an early start on their holiday shopping," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "No one can match the quality or uniqueness of what Nintendo has to offer for the rest of 2015."

Here’s a look at what Nintendo has on tap for the rest of 2015:

Wii U Bundle

  • Walmart and Walmart.com will be the exclusive retailers for a special Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle that includes the game, Idea Book and the 30th Anniversary Mario Modern Color amiibo. The bundle goes on sale the 11th of September for $299.96.

Wii U Games

  • Super Mario Maker launches on the 11th of September at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • Yoshi’s Woolly World launches Oct. 16 at a suggested retail price of $49.99. The game will also be available in a bundle that includes a green Yarn Yoshi amiibo at a suggested retail price of $59.99. The green Yarn Yoshi is available as part of the bundle, with individual pink and light-blue Yarn Yoshi amiibo also launching on Oct. 16 at a suggested retail price of $16.99 each.
  • A new combo pack that includes two great games goes on sale Oct. 16. The pack includes both New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U, and will be available at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water, co-developed by Koei Tecmo Games, launches exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U on Oct. 22 for $49.99, just in time for Halloween. Players can download this free-to-start game and play the prologue, chapter 1 and most of chapter 2 for free. The full version of the game can be purchased as DLC directly from the Nintendo eShop or via the in-game menu.
  • Star Fox Zero launches Nov. 20 at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X launches Dec. 4 at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • Devil’s Third launches Dec. 11 at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival and amiibo figures for Animal Crossing characters Isabelle, Digby, K.K., Reese, Cyrus, Tom Nook, Mabel and Lottie launch Holiday 2015.
  • Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash launches Holiday 2015.
  • Runbow from 13AM Games will launch in North America on Aug. 27 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. For the first month after launch, anyone who downloaded the Nindies@Home demo version will receive 15 percent off the regular price of $14.99. Runbow is an up-to-nine-player action platform party game that includes guest characters from some of the Nintendo eShop’s most popular indie titles, like Azure Striker Gunvolt, Shovel Knight, Guacamelee! and Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition from Disney Interactive launches Aug. 30 at a suggested retail price of $64.99.
  • The Skylanders SuperChargers Starter Pack for Wii U from Activision launches Sept. 20 at a suggested retail price of $74.99. For the first time in Skylanders history, two of Nintendo’s iconic characters – Donkey Kong and Bowser – will guest star as playable characters and will also work with select amiibo-compatible games with a simple twist of the character’s base. Turbo Charge Donkey Kong and Hammer Slam Bowser will be exclusively playable on Wii U, Wii and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
  • LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment launches Sept. 27 at a suggested retail price of $99.99. Additional LEGO Dimensions Level, Team and Fun Packs will also be available on Sept. 27 at the respective suggested retail prices of $29.99, $24.99 and $14.99.
  • Guitar Hero Live from Activision launches Oct. 20 at a suggested retail price of $99.99.
  • Just Dance 2016 from Ubisoft launches Oct. 20 at a suggested retail price of $49.99.
  • Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games – winner of more than 100 awards, including many "Game of the Year" accolades – is coming to retail stores. The classically styled adventure launches on Wii U in October at a suggested retail price of $24.99.

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer launches Sept. 25 at a suggested retail price of $39.99. The set of 100 Animal Crossing amiibo cards, which are compatible with the game, launch the same day. The game comes with one complimentary amiibo card, so players can experience how to use the cards to bring additional Animal Crossing characters into the game. People who opt to download the digital version of the game in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at the same price will receive an exclusive Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer HOME Menu Theme instead of an amiibo card. Cards are sold separately in packs of six at a suggested retail price of $5.99 per pack. A bundle also launching on Sept. 25 includes the game, one amiibo card and the Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer accessory at a suggested retail price of $49.99. The wireless NFC Reader/Writer is also sold separately at a suggested retail price of $19.99.
  • Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash launches Oct. 9 at a suggested retail price of $29.99. A bundle that includes the Chibi-Robo amiibo launches the same day at a suggested retail price of $39.99.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches Oct. 23 at a suggested retail price of $39.99.
  • Japanese sensation YO-KAI WATCH launches in the U.S. on Nov. 6 at a suggested retail price of $39.99.
  • Pok�mon Super Mystery Dungeon launches Nov. 20 at a suggested retail price of $39.99.
  • Skylanders SuperChargers Racing from Activision launches Sept. 20 at a suggested retail price of $64.99. On Nintendo 3DS, gamers can go head to head with competitive multiplayer via local play or online with up to four players. Iconic Nintendo character Bowser and his Sky vehicle, Clown Cruiser, are available in the Skylanders SuperChargers Racing Starter Packs for Wii and Nintendo 3DS, and can also be played on the Wii U system.
  • The Nintendo 3DS version of Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games will launch in stores in October at a suggested retail price of $24.99.

amiibo News

  • A new 3-pack of Mii Fighters from Super Smash Bros. will launch on Nov. 1 at a suggested retail price of $34.99.
  • The Mewtwo amiibo from Super Smash Bros. launches Nov. 13 at a suggested retail price of $12.99.
  • Mega Yarn Yoshi, a giant green Yoshi amiibo made from yarn, goes on sale Nov. 15 at a suggested retail price of $39.99. When tapped to the GamePad controller in Yoshi’s Woolly World, Mega Yarn Yoshi activates "Double Yoshi," a second Yoshi to use at any point in the middle of a stage, as well as the ability to save a player’s favorite Yoshi pattern to the amiibo. The standard Yarn Yoshi amiibo also enables the same functionality.
  • The Falco amiibo from Super Smash Bros. launches Nov. 20 at a suggested retail price of $12.99.

Nintendo 2DS

  • Effective Aug. 30, the new suggested retail price of Nintendo 2DS will be $99.99, down from the current suggested retail price of $129.99. The system still comes with a free download code for the digital version of Mario Kart 7.

For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com. For information about amiibo compatibility visit http://www.nintendo.com/amiibo/compatibility.

Remember that Wii U and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.


So what do you think, does big ‘N’ indeed have the better ‘Holiday’ lineup compared to the other two main rivals in this always on-going console wars of today’s generation of video gamers?

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PlayStation tries selling us on Vue with Aqua Teen ad

WANT TO FEEL OooOoOoOoOoLDDDD?!?!?1

Aqua Teen Hunger Force is a 15 years old television program. Remember television? That humble technology before Snapchat, million view pre-teen Minecraft let’s plays, and Super Porn?

If you can remember Aqua Teen, then you are old enough to remember TV and also be willing to spend $50 per month to have it!

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And Aqua Teen is, apparently, a show still on television (which also still exists, surprisingly!). The internet says the series finale is this Sunday, actually. Until then, Sony wants to squeeze any earned nostalgia out of the program by using it to convince you to pay for PlayStation Vue.

Remember PlayStation Vue? It’s hamstrung cable television for $50/month only available in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco (or $12/month for access to Showtime — also still exists! — nationwide)


Just remember this is NOT your ‘NetFlix’ thingie for only $9.99, then is TV it is amazing, something your parents used to watch! :)

NEWS SOURCE: PlayStation tries selling us on Vue with Aqua Teen ad (via) Destructoid

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Nintendo 2DS Delivers Even More Value At Only $99.95

New 2DS Price and Launch of Little Battlers eXperience Enhance Nintendo�s Kid-Friendly Offerings in 2015

On August 30th, the suggested retail price of the portable Nintendo 2DS system drops to $99.99 in the U.S.A., and will still come packaged with the digital version of the acclaimed Mario Kart 7 game.

It been over a year since there was any news of Nintendo’s other forgotten portable console, the 2DS, but it is now back in the limelight as big ‘N’ decided to do a big price drop on it, and bring it finally to the under $100 mark, and also hyped up the fact there is some new ‘kid-friendly games’ coming, along with the fact that 2DS still will come with the digital Mario Kart 7 release even at its new lower price.

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One of Nintendo’s best values will be getting even better. On Aug. 30, the suggested retail price of the portable Nintendo 2DS system drops to $99.99, down from the current suggested retail price of $129.99. Even at the new suggested price, the system will still come packaged with the digital version of the acclaimed Mario Kart 7 game, making Nintendo 2DS an amazing value for shoppers. People looking for a great game to play with their new system can also pick up Little Battlers eXperience, which launches Aug. 21 for all Nintendo 3DS family systems, including Nintendo 2DS.

"At a suggested retail price of $99.99, Nintendo 2DS is an even more attractive introductory option for first-time gamers," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "The new lower-priced hardware combined with the strong lineup of new games launching this year and arguably the best library of games in this generation makes it a great time to be a Nintendo fan."

Ever since it launched in October 2013, Nintendo 2DS has been the go-to system for newcomers to the world of quality Nintendo video games. The system plays nearly the entire library of Nintendo 3DS games in 2D, as well as most Nintendo DS games. Players with Internet access can compete online, or enjoy local multiplayer co-op experiences with other Nintendo 3DS family system owners. With no hinges, the durable construction of Nintendo 2DS makes it perfect for younger players.

Little Battlers eXperience lets players build, customize and battle robots made from more than 4,000 in-game parts that allows for more than 30,000 different LBX robots. The game is one part of the strong franchise, which also includes an animated TV show and robot model kits. Players can team up with characters that appear in the TV series, or find friends who also own the game and a Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS system to connect via local wireless to battle it out or team up against tough opponents in the Ranking Battle co-op mode.

Other games for all ages and skill levels launching for Nintendo 3DS before the end of the year include Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, Pok�mon Super Mystery Dungeon, The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes and YO-KAI WATCH. All games are compatible with all Nintendo 3DS family systems, including Nintendo 2DS.

Remember that the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, including Nintendo 2DS, features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/2ds.

For more information about Little Battlers eXperience, visit http://lbx.nintendo.com.


So at this new lower price, are you finally going to pick-up a 2DS for your new screaming babies, instead of letting them break the more-fragile 3DS of their older brothers and sisters, or are you going to pass it by, and just wait until they can handle a real 3DS?

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Nintendo and Hasbro Join Forces for Splatoon Fans

Fans of the TRANSFORMERS series, will now be able to Take Sides, in new Ink-Filled Splatoon battles!

Are you team AUTOBOT or team DECEPTICON? Nintendo and Hasbro are joining forces to help you defend your robot allegiances in the Splatoon game for the Wii U console.

What SIDE are YOU on? — Personally, I would pick the evil version of the transformers, as they seem to win very often in the battles!

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Splatoon features themed events called Splatfests that let players pick a preference, such as AUTOBOTS or DECEPTICONS, and then compete against the opposing side in online battles. A Splatfest celebration lasts for 24 hours, during which players head into battle and try to rack up Turf War wins for their side. While the Splatfest is ongoing, in-game characters get to wear a special T-shirt that shows which TRANSFORMERS team has their allegiance. The ink that each team shoots will also be customized to match the color scheme of the chosen side.

Once a Splatfest ends, the side with the most points will be awarded the most Super Sea Snails, items that will allow them to upgrade their gear in the game. The TRANSFORMERS-themed Splatfest event is scheduled to run starting at 9 p.m. PT on Aug. 28 through 9 p.m. PT on Aug. 29 and is open to all Wii U owners who have Splatoon and an Internet connection.

Splatoon, which is exclusive to Wii U, represents Nintendo’s take on the action-shooter genre. Characters called Inklings can transform into squids as they attempt to cover the play area with their team’s colorful ink and splat opponents. Using an array of inventive weapons, players cover the playing surface with as much of their team’s colorful ink as possible before time runs out. On Aug. 5, a free software update in Splatoon brought a large amount of new content to the game, including two new matchmaking modes, new weapon types, an increase to the game’s level cap and more than 40 pieces of new gear.

For more information about Splatoon, visit http://splatoon.nintendo.com or on Tumblr at http://splatoonus.tumblr.com/.


The big question I have when do you think we will see some TRANSFORMERS Amiibo’s released for the game?

Titanfall�s Xbox Exclusivity was Necessary

But it Limited the Market says Zampella – But that all changes with Titanfall 2 coming out on both platforms this time around!

Titanfall was one of the biggest games of last year, garnering millions of sales, high critical praise, and launching a new franchise. PS4 fans will get a chance to see what all the fuss is about TF2.

Recently the developers behind the very successful Titanfall, explain why they had to be exclusive to Xbox One, even tho sadly it ended up limiting their market alot, since the PlayStation 4 sold more hardware units then the Xbox One did, which made them very sad.

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In a series of tweets, Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella goes a little bit into why the decision to make Titanfall an Xbox exclusive game was so important. It all started when one gamer expressed some frustration to Zampella, tweeting "titanwhat ? lets hope its more sucessful than the first one, great move with Xbox by the way". Zampella responded "You seem hurt, is it just the xbox thing?"

After a bit of prodding, the upset gamer clarified, saying "no, it’s a greedy developer thing, far too many of them around, it’s tough when business decisions go wrong…I just don’t understand why a developer would limit their market, unless they have to, doesn’t make sense to me."

Zampella admitted to the fact that the Xbox exclusivity deal did limit their market, but that he and the team felt it was necessary in order for them to be able to finish the game. "I felt we needed to do it. We were a small team starting from scratch. Not greed, it limited our market. +chance to finish." The discussion ended with Zampella promising that the future would be much more inclusive, with Titanfall 2 heading to other platforms beyond Xbox. "That will be fixed. We want as many as possible to play our games!"


So there you go, a little bit of truth out of them, anyhow not to worry TF2 will be coming out sometime next year for all to enjoy.

NEWS SOURCE: Titanfall�s Xbox Exclusivity was Necessary but it Limited the Market says Zampella (via) Titanfall

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Analysts think Microsoft needs an Xbox One Slim

Launching a newer Xbox One design, might help them lessen the gap with stronger PlayStation 4 sales!

The PlayStation 4 console is performing very well worldwide while the Xbox One can only manage a few successes at home. Does this mean the software giant should introduce the Xbox One Slim very soon?

Microsoft had a great showing at Gamescom with all their exclusive first-party games, and new Xbox accessories, but will it be enough?

Many think it will not be, even with Sony’s PlayStation 4 having basically no great new games appearing this year, analysts are predicting that Sony will still sell a truckload of PS4’s to new customers over the upcoming holiday season, and with flagship Call of Duty moving its time-limited exclusive DLC to PlayStation first before Xbox, there will even be more reasons not to by an Xbox One this holiday, even tho they have better lineup of exclusive games, it is trade off between the two still, and so far Sony has been winning 2-to-1 in sales.

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In our eyes, the damage to the Xbox One is something Microsoft will never fix. The console is definitely less powerful when compared to the PS4. Third-party games are performing better on the Sony console. Also, the 2013 launch of the Xbox One was a disaster that is still biting.

There’s no winning here for Microsoft, and as such, we believe the company might have no choice but to bring the slim version of the console to market in the near future.

At the moment, there are three main Xbox One SKUs available on the market right now: one for $349 that doesn’t come with Kinect, another Kinectless version for $399, though this one comes with a 1TB hard drive. The other is the original for $499.

While Sony has launched several SKUs of the PlayStation 4, the main version only costs $399, which is $50 more expensive than the cheapest Xbox One. The fact that gamers don’t care enough to save $50 by purchasing an Xbox One should be clear enough where the console is headed and why a compact version needs to hit store shelves soon.

A slim version of the Xbox One won’t have Microsoft surpassing Sony, but it would allow Microsoft to lessen the enormous gap. A compact version will not only attract new buyers but also lure many of the old buyers who would love to have a console that takes up less space in their living room and uses less electrical power.

Then again, we should consider the possibility of Sony making plans to release a slim version of the PlayStation 4. Should that happen, it would come at a cheaper price and will likely have a bigger effect than the release of the Xbox One Slim.

It all means that Microsoft needs to be first to market with the Xbox One Slim, hoping to have at least a year’s head start.


So do you agree, the only way that Microsoft might lessen the gap between Xbox and the rival PlayStation is by releasing a Slim?

NEWS SOURCE: Microsoft Needs To Launch Xbox One Slim To Keep Up With PlayStation 4’s Dominance (via) TechTimes

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Sony Unveils Mobile Projector For PS4

Supports only 720p, Partial Specification and Features Revealed, plus costs as much as PS4 itself.

Recently, Sony has announced a new accessory for your PlayStation 4 — ‘Mobile Projector’. At the event, Sony also showcased a demo working of this Mobile Projector for PlayStation 4 with Until Dawn.

One of the problems with the PS4 is when you are throwing a nice birthday party or another type of social event, or just want to kick back and watch the latest movie at home, your tiny little 42" LCD screen might look nice at 1080p and all that, but imagine if you could fill an 8 foot wall with your own big-screen movie palace like setting, would you not be the king of the barrio at your next party event or special evening with your kids and loved ones.

Well, Sony has decided to come to your rescue and give you a way to hook up your PS4 to an official projector, and make your PS4 the central thing for your entertainment needs at your next social event, by projecting up to 120" screen at amazing 720p and mobile! :)

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The list of features this new Mobile Projector for PlayStation 4 will offer are as follows:

  • 1920X720 Resolution
  • HDMI/MHL Connection
  • Ability To Stream video from any device using Wi-Fi
  • Brightness Rating of 32 Lumens
  • Can Project Up To 120-inch screen size from a distance of 3.6 meter
  • Makes use of Laser technology
  • Auto Focus and Free Focus modes
  • 3000mAh Battery Life
  • Comes with an small internal speaker to output audio. Has an Stereo Jack
  • Pretty Compact Form Factor

Sony didn’t provide any details whatsoever on release date and price. You can check out some of the images of this new projector below.


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Personally, I don’t understand the need to make it mobile with battery, when for life’s sake, the PS4 itself is not mobile and needs AC power to run, I would have thought this would make more sense if their was battery mobilized version of PSVitaTV released in the near future, well maybe that is Sony’s idea, but Forbes reports the price of this new PS4 accessory is going to be $350 and releases in October, which is almost what the PS4 console sells for, so is it really worth it, so what do you think about the device called ‘MPCL1’?

NEWS SOURCE #1: Sony Unveils Mobile Projector For PS4 (via) GamePur
NEWS SOURCE #2: Sony’s New PS4 Projector Costs As Much As The Console (via) Forbes

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