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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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Nintendo revises earnings down on weak Wii U, 3DS sales

Despite a holiday sales push, the Wii U has failed to catch on.

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Best of CES 2014: PCWorld and TechHive editors select their top products from the show

Thousands of products are showcased at CES each year. Here are the 10 products from the 2014 show that stood out from the crowd.

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Valve convinces 14 PC builders to make Steam Machines a reality

The unanswered question: Which games will run on all those Steam Machines?

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PS4 claims holiday console victory as Sony promises streaming game service

PS4 sold 4.2 million units last year, beating Microsoft's Xbox One. Sony also announced a cloud-based TV service

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Valve's Steam Machine gaming PC partners tipped ahead of CES reveal

And boy, are there a lot of them.

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Stars of CES 2013: Where are they now?

As we gear up for the onslaught of shiny gadgets and slick apps from CES 2014, we wonder: What happened to the tech that caught our attention at CES 2013?

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Huge TVs. Steam Machine. A solar-powered car. CES 2014 will have it all.

The Consumer Electronics Show takes over Las Vegas next week. Here's our sneak peek at the intriguing trends and innovations we expect to see.

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2013 in Review: The year in gaming

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only stories of interest to gamers in 2013.

2013: The year in gaming

Sony and Microsoft tried to entice consumers to buy their new consoles, while Nintendo struggled to hang on. Check out the biggest gaming stories of the year in this IDG News Service gaming review.

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Would Microsoft be better off without Xbox?

Some suggest that Microsoft sell off its Xbox franchise to cut losses and eliminate a distraction from its core mission, but others say the game console plays an important role.