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Xbox One totals 5M units sold to retailers worldwide

Following NPD Group's March video game sales report and a strong month for Xbox One exclusive Titanfall, Microsoft revealed that it has shipped 5 million units of its next-gen console.

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PS4 outsold Xbox One in March while Titanfall led software sales

Despite a strong showing from Xbox One exclusive Titanfall -- which captured the top spot in March software sales -- Microsoft's system can't keep up with the PlayStation 4.

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The 404 1,468: Where we never asked for that sequel (podcast)

Scott Stein helps Jeff talk about the most unwanted sequels of all time (we're looking at you Mrs. Doubtfire 2), plus Google's attempt to kill the vertical video, and deciding which is the best portable console for you.

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Gaming for recent grads

Properly prepare the recent graduate in your life with a smattering of the best video game hardware on the market.

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For the first time in years, we have two new game consoles: the Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation 4. The two consoles are very evenly matched, and there's no reason to run out and buy either of them. But if you must choose one this season, we think the PS4 edges out the Xbox for now -- and not just because it's $100 cheaper. <a href="http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-9020_7-57613055-222/ps4-vs-xbox-one-round-1-to-sony/">Here's why</a>.

Sony PlayStation 4 passes 7 million in worldwide sales

The PlayStation 4 continues its steady sales climb, hitting another milestone nearly one month to the day after Sony announced its console had surpassed 6 million units sold.

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3DS, Vita, Shield, iOS, Android: Which gaming handheld should you buy?

Lots of gaming-to-go options out there, but they're all pretty different. Hope this helps make a decision.

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The 404 1,465: Where we drift into la dolce vita (podcast)

On today's 404 episode, Justin and Jeff discover a French law banning work-related e-mails after 6 p.m., why Amazon's "pay to quit" program should replace HR departments, amateur pornographers broadcasting on the Playstation 4, and imagining a day where a pill could replace your passwords.

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Adding sound effects and a score to a video game

A visit to the recording studios at Sony reveals the labor-intensive efforts behind a crucial aspect of the newest PlayStation title, Infamous: Second Son.

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Behind the sounds of Infamous: Second Son

Creating a video game hero with superpowers like smoke and neon means figuring out what they should sound like. Sony took CNET behind the scenes to show us how it created the sound effects for new PS4 game Infamous: Second Son.

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Low Latency No. 91: Hurricane Morpheus heads to your living room

You might want to watch where you're swinging once Sony's new virtual-reality headset for the PlayStation 4 lands.

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Android Wear, Project Morpheus and UK Chromecast in podcast 381

Sony has unveiled its latest add-on for the PS4, Project Morpheus, while Google has made waves with a new wearable OS and the UK release of the Chromecast.

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