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Microsoft congratulates Sony on PS4 launch


Sony wishes Microsoft good luck with Xbox One in turn
Nov 15
The console wars are back in full swing. Two new challengers enter the ring this month, but only one will leave. Sony and Microsoft are brandishing daggers. They're charging headlong at one another. It's kill or be killed.&nb... read
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PS4 vs. Xbox One

Analyst: PS4 to decisively outsell Xbox One by 2017


Forecasts PS4 to sell 11 million more units than Xbox One over next four years
Nov 14
The PlayStation 4 will outpace Xbox One over the next four years, predicts IHS head videogames researcher Piers Harding-Rolls.   The seer foretells the machines will leave the starting gates neck and neck this holiday se... read
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Xbox One for 10 years

Xbox One hopes to last at least a decade


Ten years is a long time, dude
Nov 07
The Canadian director for Xbox Marketing, Craig Flannagan, told GamesIndustry International some very interesting things about Microsoft's hope for its shiny new console, the Xbox One. Flannagan sounds pretty confident that t... read
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Xbox One

Spencer: Resolution talk will ease once Xbox One launches


'We play the games, not the resolution'
Nov 07
A real hot-button topic in the games industry right now revolves around some major multiplatform titles running at higher resolutions on PlayStation 4 than on Xbox One. It's a legitimate concern, as it raises the issue of exa... read
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Call of Duty

Infinity Ward talks 720p for CoD: Ghosts on Xbox One


Does resolution even matter to you, really?
Nov 04
It was good of Infinity Ward to finally come out and confirm that, yes, Call of Duty: Ghosts runs at 720p natively on Xbox One and is upscaled to 1080p. Resolution matters to certain people -- some much more than others -- an... read
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Xbone snark

Xbox One supports the things we just learned PS4 doesn't


lol
Nov 01
Recently, this giant PlayStation 4 FAQ went up, shedding some light on some of the console's capabilities. Of course, what people were looking out for were any disappointments, which included a lack of MP3 and audio CD playba... read
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PS4 vs. Xbox One

Xbox One will outsell PS4 at launch, says analyst


New consoles will collectively sell around 6 million units globally
Oct 27
The Xbox One will enjoy higher launch window sales than the PlayStation 4, opines Colin Sebastian of Baird Research. "While many forecasts still give an edge to Sony/PS4 in North America sales, we continue to expect similar o... read
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EA loves all

Console wars: EA 'not tilting Microsoft’s way'


EA-quality for all
Oct 24
Titanfall isn't coming to PS3 or PS4. EA Sports has partnered with Xbox One. Yes, EA seems to be hedging its bets a bit. Not so says EA Labels president Frank Gibeau. Speaking to Edge, Gibeau said, "We’re not tilting Mi... read
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Sony on Xbox One

Sony executive praises Microsoft's Xbox One reversal


New direction shows dedication to making Xbox One successful
Oct 06
Sony came out of E3 this year smelling like roses. Microsoft, on the other hand, obviously felt like it had some serious work to do. The company quickly dropped its widely criticized DRM policies, region locks, and later anno... read
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PS4 vs. Xbox One

Analysts: PS4 will outsell Xbox One this holiday season


Price will be a key factor says IDC
Oct 04
The PlayStation 4 is likely to outsell the Xbox One this holiday season, opines the International Data Corporation. A new report from the technology research firm suggests price among a variety of other factors will play a pr... read
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Vita/Monster Hunter sales

The Monster Hunter deficiency is kicking the Vita's butt


Missed Monster sales
Sep 19
I bet Sony is kicking itself (in its butt) over its inability to wrangle up a Monster Hunter game for the Vita. Despite promising a Monster Hunter game would come to Vita in 2012, the system is barren when it comes to that fa... read
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PS4 controllers

Console war over: PS4 only supports four controllers


PS4 controllers
Sep 04
Yesterday, we learned that the Xbox One would support eight controllers simultaneously, a jump from the 360's four controller support. Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida confirmed on Twitter that the PS4 would only support four control... read
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PS Plus won't be required to stream/record videos on PS4


Console wars!
Aug 08
Yesterday we learned that the Xbox One will require a Xbox Live Gold account in order for you to stream or record videos of the games you play. That's pretty lame. So what about the PlayStation 4? Will you need a PlayStation ... read
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brentalfloss

Never, ever buy a videogame console at launch


Schoolhouse Rock! for the gaming age
Aug 08
Comedy music man brentalfloss and animator Sean DePew last teamed up for the wonderfully sweet "Baby Mario & Papa Yoshi" music video. Their latest collaboration is a kickass parody of Schoolhouse Rock!, which if you neve... read
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Digital Foundry charts a course through dangerous waters
On paper, Sony's PlayStation 4 has 50% more rendering power than Microsoft's Xbox One. How will that translate to real-world performance? How will multiplatform games be affected? The people must know, and they must know now... read feature

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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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