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Nintendo sticks to its console guns despite Wii U flop

Nintendo believes the future is bright for video game consoles

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Hands-on: Steam's in-home PC game streaming beta already feels like magic

Last night I played Assassin's Creed IV on an 8-year-old MacBook with integrated graphics, thanks to the power of the stream.

Nintendo doesn't want your dirty cell phone money, nixes mobile mini-game rumors

Nintendo will not bring games to cell phones. Not yet, anyway.

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11 PC games that are as fun to watch as play

11 PC games that are just as fun to watch as to play

Whether you're in it for the competition or watch someone else lose for a change, these games are the most fun to sit back, relax, and watch to your heart's content.

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China's TCL throws hat into nation's emerging console gaming market

China recently lifted a 13-year-old ban on gaming consoles

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Microsoft acquires Gears of War, hopes you still care

Epic's lauded Gears of War franchise helped Microsoft sell the Xbox 360, and now Redmond hopes it can do the same on the Xbox One.

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Yahoo buys virtual worlds gaming company Cloud Party

Acquisition of the company and its staff helps to improve Yahoo's own engineering prowess.

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PC gaming hardware: The coolest gear to look for in 2014

Steam. Small and modular designs. Glowing keyboards. Did we say Steam? It's going to be a very good year for gaming hardware.

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance review: An exhilarating blast of dumb

If laughter is the best medicine, then Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance could cure cancer.

SteamOS beta updated to support BIOS-based PCs and dual-booting

Valve's quickly eliminating SteamOS's biggest technical headaches, though these early builds are still only for the brave.

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Sony grapples with game save-killing PlayStation 4 bug

An application crash has sparked hundreds of complaints as Sony works on a fix

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Alienware's sleek, sexy Steam Machine will be impossible to upgrade or customize

Is a man not entitled to upgrade his PC whenever? “No!” says the man at Alienware.

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Microsoft paying YouTube personalities for positive Xbox One endorsements

The console wars heat up with a bit of friendly astroturfing: Microsoft secretly paid for YouTube games platform Machinima to produce positive Xbox One content.

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Broken Age Act One review: Kickstarter's darling is a charming, shallow half-game

Double Fine's ode to classic '90s adventure games is full of potential, but lacks the depth to make it a classic in its own right.

Microsoft's Xbox One topped U.S. console sales in December

Microsoft's Xbox One outsold all others during the month of December, continuing its trend of outselling all other game consoles within the U.S.

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