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Sony's Morpheus virtual-reality headset arriving in 2016

The PlayStation maker shows off its latest prototype, saying it's "close to the final consumer product." But is it ready to convert VR skeptics?

By March 3, 2015

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Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

An annual event in San Francisco has often been where game developers come together to discuss design. Now it's one of the biggest showcases of the latest VR tech.

By February 28, 2015

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Nintendo's 3DS midlife crisis: Can Mario protect it from mobile?

The company dominates among handhelds dedicated to gaming only, so its biggest challenge remains keeping the 3DS relevant in the smartphone and tablet era.

By January 15, 2015

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Video game industry grew 4 times faster than US economy in 2012, study says

The games industry continues to boom while other sectors of the economy sputter, according to a new report from the Entertainment Software Association.

By November 11, 2014

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Blizzard's big challenge: Duplicating the success of World of Warcraft

One of the most successful video games ever made is a decade old. What's Blizzard's next act?

By November 6, 2014

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Microsoft to slash Xbox One by $50 until year's end

The company already cut the price tag of its not-yet-a-year-old game console by $100 when it removed the Kinect camera accessory. Now, it's nipping off another $50 as the holiday-shopping season kicks in.

By October 27, 2014

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Xbox One bundles to offer free Assassin's Creed games

Two different packages of the Xbox One gaming console -- one with the gesture-controlled Kinect setup -- include Assassin's Creed Unity and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

By October 15, 2014

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Destiny sales exceed $325M in first five days despite meh reviews

The sci-fi shooter isn't close to selling as fast as titles from existing franchises like Grand Theft Auto, but for a nonsequel, it's humming right along.

By September 17, 2014

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A mixed bag for Nintendo as Wii U sales hit 65K in August, analyst says

Sales for the US market are up 111 percent compared with the same period last year, but are dwarfed by the sheer number of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles sold in the same period.

By September 8, 2014

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Destiny hits $500M in sales, marking largest ever launch of a new game franchise

The video game made by the team behind Halo is off to a strong start -- but questions still remain.

By September 10, 2014