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01.22.16
World's first 'gamer hotel' opens in Amsterdam
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World's first 'gamer hotel' opens in Amsterdam

With amenities like these, why would you ever go outside?

By A. Tarantola,   01.22.16
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01.19.16
Xbox One gets a smarter home screen and leaderboards
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Xbox One gets a smarter home screen and leaderboards

The February update is big on bragging rights.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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01.05.16
PlayStation 4 sales top 35 million after a huge holiday
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PlayStation 4 sales top 35 million after a huge holiday

Sony moved 5.7 million game consoles during the fall alone.

By J. Fingas,   01.05.16
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12.16.15
Twitch on Xbox One now shows hosted (and recent) game streams
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Twitch on Xbox One now shows hosted (and recent) game streams

Host Mode lets streamers toss you to another channel after they sign off.

By J. Fingas,   12.16.15
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12.13.15
Nintendo invents a gamepad dominated by its touchscreen
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Nintendo invents a gamepad dominated by its touchscreen

A recent patent application envisions a game controller where a touchscreen is the main interface.

By J. Fingas,   12.13.15
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12.03.15
The NX is not another Wii or Wii U, Nintendo's new boss says
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The NX is not another Wii or Wii U, Nintendo's new boss says

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima tells Time that the NX marks a shift away from the company's previous consoles.

By J. Conditt,   12.03.15
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11.06.15
We turned on the Nintendo PlayStation: It's real and it works
11.06.15

We turned on the Nintendo PlayStation: It's real and it works

When a mysterious "Nintendo PlayStation" prototype with both an SNES cartridge slot and a CD drive...

By R. Lai,   11.06.15
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10.10.15
Cortana is available on Xbox One, if you know the right tricks
10.10.15

Cortana is available on Xbox One, if you know the right tricks

Cortana doesn't officially hit your Xbox One until 2016, but that hasn't stopped people from using it in a software preview.

By J. Fingas,   10.10.15
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09.30.15
Google and Microsoft end their years-long patent war
09.30.15

Google and Microsoft end their years-long patent war

Google and Microsoft have decided that there's not much point to suing each other over phone and Xbox patents.

By J. Fingas,   09.30.15
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