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Study: Xbox One, PS4 consume ridiculous amounts of unnecessary power

The National Resources Defense Council reports that the Sony PS4 and Microsoft Xbox One consume two to three times the power of their predecessors. And for what?

PC sale leads Sony to $1.25B loss, more gloom ahead

Sales of Sony's PlayStation 4 console were overshadowed by massive marketing costs as the company exits the PC business.

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Why the PS4's DualShock controller has a LED bar: Controlling virtual reality

You can use it to tell when your controller is on or to aid the PlayStation Eye, but the real reason Sony put the light bar on the DualShock 4 was virtual reality.

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PlayStation 4 update adds video editor, strips HDCP

The PlayStation 4's new update is welcome news if you're a budding YouTube personality or just like uploading the occasional video.

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Strong PlayStation sales create supply problems for Sony

PS4 sales topped 7 million units worldwide amid shortages.

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Xbox One's price disadvantage disappears with new bundle

Best Buy and Walmart are offering a bundle that makes Microsoft's Xbox One cheaper than the Sony Playstation 4.

Developers try out Sony’s ‘Project Morpheus’ VR headset

Sony unveiled Project Morpheus, a virtual reality system for the PlayStation 4 and attendees at GDC got to try it out.

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Developers give Sony's Morpheus headset an excited welcome

The new virtual-reality headset drew a line at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco

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Meet the Project Morpheus VR headset, the PlayStation 4's answer to Oculus Rift

The rumors were true: Sony is bringing a virtual reality headset to the PlayStation 4. And it works even if you wear glasses.

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Sony takes the lead in gaming console race

Sony has sold more than 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles as of Feb. 8, solidifying its lead over Microsoft's Xbox One.

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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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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.