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Rumour: FCC Listing Hints at New Xbox One Model - Potentially Set for Stealth E3 Launch?

A recent FCC listing has revealed something called "Model 1683.This would suggest that a new version of the Xbox One would be released that contains a new wireless chip and that comes with the same safety information card that you currently get. read more

Rift exclusives hacked to work on Vive; and Oculus isn't pleased

A crafty reddit user has figured out how to make two games exclusive to the Oculus platform playable on the HTC Vive.Lucky's Tale and Oculus Dreamdeck are available for free on the Oculus store, and by downloading some files and following some fairly simple installation instructions, both games can be played using the Vive VR headset. read more

HTC 10 brings new design, UltraPixel 2 and BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition

The HTC 10 is available to pre-order now at £569 direct from HTC.The HTC 10 mimics the One A9 with a home button with a built-in fingerprint scanner below the screen. read more

Microsoft ending Xbox 360 hardware production after over 10 years on the market

Any Xbox 360 consoles left on retailer shelves will be very last as Microsoft intends to sell through its remaining stock worldwide.The good news is that it's only the hardware that will be moving on, for now; Microsoft will keep Xbox Live services running for all Xbox 360 owners, and the company will also continue to provide technical support for Xbox 360 hardware. read more

Xbox Live sees growth but hardware dips in Microsoft's Q3

From a games perspective, Xbox gets lumped into the company's "More Personal Computing" segment so it's hard to get a full picture, but Microsoft did share that Xbox Live experienced strong growth in transactional revenues and that monthly active users climbed 26 percent year-over-year to 46 million.That said, Xbox hardware revenue declined (an exact figure was not provided) thanks to lower pricing on Xbox One and lower volumes of Xbox 360 consoles. read more

PlayStation Network getting two-step verification

Sony is beefing up user security for the PlayStation Network.As reported by Polygon, a representative with the company confirmed that it will be introducing two-factor authentication to the log in process. read more

Update: Gfinity says Xbox One sales figures were estimated

Despite entering into a partnership with Microsoft to provide eSport tournament creation software for the Xbox One, the company says it is unaware of the actual figure.� A slip up by Gfinity CEO Neville Upton during a press release has seemingly revealed the sales figures for the Xbox One, something Microsoft has gone to great lengths to protect. read more

Microsoft retires Xbox 360

Which is why we have made the decision to stop manufacturing new Xbox 360 consoles.We will continue to sell existing inventory of Xbox 360 consoles, with availability varying by country. read more

PS4K may require games to run at minimum 1080p; new Neo info leaks -

That means that games running at native 900p on PS4, as seen with Star Wars Battlefront, Battlefield 4, Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed Unity, may become a thing of the past with PS4K.Existing controllers and peripherals will also be compatible with the new hardware, Giant Bomb says. read more

Despite Limited Availability, Sony has Sold Close to 1 Million PlayStation VR Headsets

The hardware add-on for the popular PlayStation 4 console that was touted to be the device to bring virtual reality to the mass market has apparently done just that.Despite Sony being unable to fulfill demand for the headset, they’ve disclosed sales figures for PlayStation VR and the tallies are totalling close to one million units. read more

NPD March 2017 Video Game Hardware & Software Sales

The NPD Group has released their figures for video game hardware and software sales for March 2017 and saw big percentage increases year over year in almost all categories, with the biggest leap being in hardware as Nintendo released the Switch.That said the Nintendo Switch was the number one console sold in March. read more