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Game Debate to the Death! Only Wii or PS3 or Xbox 360?!


If you could have only used one?
Jul 30
First, a reminder that the debate format has changed to a PollDaddy voting system, followed by a massive thank you for making the previous poll not only the largest Game Debate of all time, but also one of the most involved p... read
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PS4 vs. Xbox One

Drunk Aussies weigh in on PS4 and Xbox One


THIS SOLVES EVERYTHING
Jul 22
You heard the man, Microsoft. You must increase your porn capacity if you wish to succeed. PS4 vs Xbox One: Drunk Edition [YouTube via NeoGAF] read
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World War Blue

I recommend World War Blue, the console wars manga


It's like Hyperdimension Neptunia, minus the jailbait
Jul 22
WHAT!? Manga!? On my Destructoid homepage!? What is this, Japanator!? Checking the shelves at Barnes & Noble this weekend, I happened upon a manga I had never heard called World War Blue. It caught my interest, so I flipp... read
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Julie Larson-Green becomes Microsoft's new Xbox boss


Don Mattrick gets replaced
Jul 11
Microsoft has today confirmed that Julie Larson-Green will be replacing Don Mattrick, overseeing the entirety of the company's hardware development and supply. She'll be heading up all entertainment, including games, music, a... read
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Pachter asks 'Why would anyone buy a Wii U?'


Nintendo is 'in a world of trouble'
Jul 05
Industry analyst Michael "Panther's Desire" Pachter has something critical to say of Nintendo, because it is a weekday. This time, the sensual magnet was chatting to ABC News, suggesting the Wii U has very little to offer and... read
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Jimquisition happens every Monday!
The Xbox One no longer enforces restrictions on used games, but the debate over console DRM is not over. One lingering question is this -- why are consoles criticized, but PC gets away with it? One would assume the plentiful... read feature

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Warner Bros. believes in Wii U despite 'slow start'


Also plans to "listen to people" regarding console DRM
Jun 18
Nintendo's Wii U hasn't been doing great. One of its stronger third party supporters, however, isn't going to give up so soon. Warner Bros. still believes in the console, and claims it simply didn't hit the ground running. "H... read
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Game Debate to the Death! If you only get one E3 console?


Internet access once every 24 hours required to vote ;)
Jun 13
First, a reminder that the debate format has changed to a PollDaddy voting system, followed by a massive thank you for making last week's Half-Life debate the largest Game Debate Destructoid has ever had since I started this ... read
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Xbox One preorders beating PS4 on Amazon UK by 2.3%


However ... preorders aren't everything
Jun 10
Despite massive negative attention from press and consumer alike, Microsoft's DRM-delivery machine (known to some as the Xbox One) is enjoying healthy preorders on Amazon UK, beating even the PlayStation 4. It's only a slight... read
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Gamers react to Microsoft's robbery of consumer rights
Microsoft finally clarified much of its policy on used games and online restrictions with the Xbox One, and the news is grim for those who actually believe in consumer rights. With its new system, Microsoft will take the fina... read feature

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Pachter: Wii U may be stuck with only first-party games


And here ... we ... go ...
Jun 04
Industry analyst Michael "Soup Calves" Pachter is speaking about Nintendo again, and we know how much you all love that. This time, the fearless soothsayer warns Nintendo could be stuck with nothing but its own games on the W... read
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MS says gamers will buy everything, including Xbox One


What was it Skywalker said about confidence?
May 28
Angry about the Xbox One? Put off by Microsoft's increasingly anti-consumer attitude? Company man Phil Spencer isn't worried. In fact, he's confident you'll buy anything it puts out, because that's what gamers do.  "We b... read
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Gamers make it clear to Sony they want a DRM-free PS4


#PS4noDRM
May 27
While Microsoft continues to flop around following the revelation of its Xbox One user restrictions, gamers have sensed an opportunity to suggest Sony steal some free PR points, campaigning for a DRM-free PlayStation 4. ... read
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Microsoft predicts over a billion next-gen consoles sold


High expectations aren't just for Square Enix!
May 24
Supremely high expectations have been a large part of this generation, and it appears the next one will continue the tradition. Microsoft is convinced the combined might of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will see over one bil... read
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EA: PS4/Xbox One 'a generation ahead' of gaming PCs


Choo choo! Hype train a-comin'!
May 23
The hype train is at full speed now the Xbox One and PS4 are both public knowledge, and Electronic Arts is riding first class. According to EA CTO Rajat Teneja, Sony and Microsoft have systems so magically powerful, they're f... read
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Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
In this special, singularly-focused edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore as we discuss our reactions to the Xbox One reveal. From the frustrations of having to figure out what to now call the ... read feature

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Bonus Jimquisition gives Microsoft a telling off
The Xbox One was revealed this weak to thunderous applause. Oh wait, did we say applause? We meant, farts. Thunderous farts. Speaking of farts, here's a man who loves the smell of his, tearing Microsoft's unified entertainment philosophy to shreds and arguing how the Xbox One is basically a system for nobody but the privileged and demented. read feature

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AKA The Nextbox Durango Infinity 720
Hey! Today Microsoft unveiled the new Xbox, the Xbox One. So, we talked about some of the news that came out of that announcement. That's uh, all we talked about, because it's pretty big news. read feature

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Molyneux: Xbox 360 won this gen, now must beat Apple


22 Cans founder says wacky things
May 21
We all know Peter Molyneux lives in a gumdrop world of magic and make-believe, but perhaps none of us realized he was so far gone as to live in a world where Nintendo and Sony apparently don't exist. According to the 22 Cans ... read
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We answer The Question
Microsoft is gearing up to reveal the next generation of Xbox hardware in just a scant two weeks, but what will they be showing? In our latest installment of The Question, we make predictions for the event on May 21.  What are your hopes, dreams and expectations? read feature

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Console vs. PC

Console vs. PC: The line has been drawn!


Egoraptor channels Ren & Stimpy
May 03
Which is better!? WHICH IS BETTER!? C'mon! Make a decision! So here we've got another Flash cartoon by famed grump Egoraptor. The "console vs. PC" argument is by no means a new one, but that's not the real highlight of this ... read
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'Who the f*ck gives a sh*t about f*cking Xbox 360?'


And other pearls of wisdom from the Battlelog community
Apr 26
It's an innocuous enough little blog post -- an article on Battlelog aiming to help Xbox 360 users save space on their hard-drives by deleting obsolete Battlefield 3 update files. Fair enough, right? Wrong!  The otherwis... read
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We answer The Question
Tepid sales of Wii U hardware and the slow drip of content being released for it have led some to suggest that perhaps it would be best if Nintendo just got out of the business of making game systems for the living room. Wit... read feature

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Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
In this latest edition of Office Chat, Dale North, Jordan Devore, and I discuss a waning interest in console gaming, but still want Nintendo to try. Plus, brief thoughts on newly announced Batman titles and Electronic Arts is the worst company in America, but only if the most important thing to you is how convenient and easy it is to play games. read feature

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Director spews bullshit about DRM-locked system
[Update: Microsoft has since apologized for Orth's statements. Deal with it.] Rumors that the Next Xbox will be restricted by the same always-online requirement that has crippled several major PC releases of late has not exac... read feature

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Epic: PS4 is a really perfect gaming PC


(Not without Surgeon Simulator it isn't)
Apr 04
Epic Games' Mark Rein does not view the PlayStation 4 as a mere console, oh no. Echoing similar sentiments to Avalanche Studios, Rein believes the PS4 is a gaming PC with a memory advantage over less dedicated computers. In f... read
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Next wave of mobile devices expected to outperform consoles
Nvidia's Senior vice president of content and technology, Tony Tamasi, expects the next crop of mobile devices to outperform current generation consoles, claiming the Xbox 360 and PS3 can barely hold an edge over today's... read feature

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American McGee

American McGee gives PlayStation 4 a 'meh' verdict


Cites lack of anything meaningful in the hardware
Mar 25
Alice creator American McGee is not stoked about Sony's PlayStation 4 unveiling, explaining the lack of innovation in the controller department as the big reason for his apathy. The PS4's conventional DualShock 4 design has e... read
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Steam box

Xi3 CEO says Valve asked him to build the Piston console


'So Gabe, it's up to you. The ball is in your court'
Mar 12
Valve distanced themselves from Xi3's Piston via a public statement that came after an announcement that the Steam-ready console would cost $1,000. Now, Xi3's CEO says Valve asked him to build the Piston and that Gabe Newell ... read
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RAM it home, Blow!
Cheerful game developer Jonathan Blow has been chatting up the PlayStation 4's potential, and like Avalanche Studios, is keen to tout the console's benefits over PC. According to the man behind The Witness, equivalent games w... read feature

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Avalanche: PS4 will 'out-power most PCs for years'


Only 'most' of them, though!
Mar 11
Avalanche Studios chief technical officer Linus Blomberg is one of the many developers getting horned up over the PlayStation 4, and believes Sony's system couldn't come at a better time. With gaming PCs outclassing current g... read
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The next generation PlayStation is flesh
Update: PS4 is slated to appear this holiday season, 2013! Sony's next generation has officially kickstarted! Live from New York City, Sony officially announced the PlayStation 4!  It will have 8GB of unified memory, a X... read feature







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