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Infamous: London Event

Infamous: Second Son – London Preview

Last week I had the privilege of going to London to play an exclusive demo of Infamous: Second Son on the PlayStation 4.  Attendees were also treated to a free bar, snacks, and access to the stage where the developers from Sucker Punch and actor Troy Baker were answering questions to a live stream. Your character, Deslin Rowe, replaces Cole MacGrath from the previous instalments in the franchise.  Like Cole,…

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Batman Arkham Knight Announced

Big news in the video game industry as Rocksteady Games announced their next Batman game with Batman Arkham Knight.  The game was leaked this morning and then Rocksteady went ahead and released the first trailer for the game along with some screen shots from the game.  The big news coming from the game is that it will only be coming for next gen and PC.  So Xbox 360 and PS3…

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Twitch Streaming Coming to Xbox One

People looking forward to Titan Fall, or may not, have some exciting news as Twitch Streaming will be coming at the same time.  Xbox One users will be able to stream Titan Fall matches over Xbox One with the launch of Twitch Streaming.  It will bring with it a bunch of new and old features people from PS4 streaming may know.  Of course the Kinect will provide picture in picture…

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Review: Tomb Raider Definitive Edition

The PS4 and Xbox One edition of Tomb Raider was released just a few weeks ago and I finally had time to sit down and enjoy the game.  Now for the sake of the review I must say I never played the game when it was released last year and that this is my first experience playing it.  I cannot give a lot of answers as to the differences between…

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Xbox One Costs More to Make Than the PS4

If you have bought an Xbox One for $500 be assured that you have got a good deal: It cost Microsoft $471 to make the new Xbox One with the new Kinect and everything else that was included in the box. After the retailers’ cut, Microsoft loses money on every Xbox One that is sold. At $471 the Xbox One costs around $90 more than the PS4 — a cost difference that is almost entirely down to the new Kinect, which costs…

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40 Things You Didn’t Know About The PS4

Sony recently revealed an “Ultimate FAQ” page on their website, which is quite extensive.  Below are some of the key points condensed down, and ones you may not have known initially: Whilst the PS4 launches on the 15th November in North America, it won’t hit Europe until 29th November.  Japan has to wait until February 2014! The box includes an HDMI cable, the second console to do so after the…

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Game OF The Year?

GTA V: Is It Guaranteed ‘Game Of The Year’?

Rockstar are enjoying a pretty successful launch this year. Grand Theft Auto V is not only the biggest entertainment launch of all time, but has already holding seven Guinness World Records. Many gamers are predicting that GTA V will be awarded the prestigious ‘Game of the Year’ title by websites like IGN, or the Golden Joystick awards, and for good reason. However, 2013 has been a massive year for console…

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Watch Dogs delayed, Ubisoft push release back until 2014

What can only be described as a bit of a strange decision if we look at facts on face value is that Ubisoft has announced that Watch Dogs – the game where we control vigilante Aiden Pearce – has been delayed until 2014 and will no longer serve as a launch title for the upcoming Xbox One and PS4 consoles. The game will also be delayed for current consoles in…

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PlayStation 4

Official PS4 specifications:

Main Processor:
Single-chip custom processor
CPU: x86-64 AMD ‘Jaguar’ 8 cores
GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon™ based graphics engine


Hard Disk Drive:

Optical Drive (read only):

I/O and communication:
Super-Speed USB (USB 3.0)
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth® 2.1 (EDR)

AV output:
Analog-AV out
Digital Output (optical)

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