Nvidia did its damnedest to turn the Shield handheld game console from a tech oddity into a box-office hit and trend-setter, but at the end of the day, all the discounts and software updates were simply not enough.
Basically acknowledging there were a couple of things wrong with the Shield handheld game console and its age made it an impractical buy at $250, Nvidia rolled out a series of extra features to the gizmo, also shaving a cool $50 off its list price.
The Year 2013 ended with us knowing that Sony sold 2.1 million PlayStation 4 units only within two weeks of launch. After almost three months, the gaming console is Number 1 again in the United States.
We already predicted the Sony PS4 would be more popular than the Xbox One. Sony’s goal last year was to sell five million PlayStation 4 units before the fiscal year ends and as of February 8, 5.3 million PS4s have been sold around the world. This is even before it launches in Japan.
Microsoft is running a promotion for US, Canada, and Puerto Rico from January 23rd – March 2 that offers PS3 and Xbox 360 owners to recycle their old consoles. As a reward they get $100 of credit toward the Microsoft store.
If you’re a proud owner of a Xbox One, you’ll be glad to hear that a system update will land on the gaming console next week. Microsoft has announced a new system update for the Xbox One will land on February 11th, which is Tuesday next week. The news came from the chief product officer, Marc more »
Sony unveiled a slimmer version of their portable gaming console, the Sony PlayStation Vita Slim, last year in Japan, and it seems the console will hit retail in the UK next month for £180. Sony has teased the device a few times in the past few weeks, and it seemed a little obvious that it will hit the shelves on European shores.
The Sony Playstation 4 seems to be a success that the company is following up another version. It’s more of a very slim version and not necessarily with different specs. A teaser was recently spotted showing what could be the “slimmest” Playstation. Others are saying it’s just the UK launch of the Vita Playstation TV.
Sony’s next-generation console, PlayStation 4 went on sale in North America on November 15th. During the first 24 hours, the company managed to sell over a million units of the PlayStation 4, making it their largest console debut ever. Later the console launched in other several European and Latin American countries, making it available in total 32 countries worldwide. Earlier on Tuesday, Sony mentioned that it has sold over 2.1 million units in two weeks since the console on November 15th.
Thanks to the price cut Nintendo recently offered, sales of [easyazon-link asin=”B009AGXH64″ locale=”us”]Wii U[/easyazon-link] went up by almost 200 percent. About 300,000 Wii U consoles were sold after the handheld gaming console was given a new price. The additional number makes up 3.91 million devices sold since the Wii U launched a year ago. Thing is, more »
Tiger Woods and EA Sports have been working together for the past 15 years but the latter is now working on a next-generation golf game. This means Tiger Woods will soon be out of the picture. We have no idea why but the game developer has already shared a screenshot of the new golf game. more »
We have yet to see the highly-anticipated Sony Playstation 4 but we’ve heard good reviews already. As early as now, we’re hearing from gamer geeks that they like the PS4 over the [easyazon-link asin=”B00CMQTVMI” locale=”us”]Xbox[/easyazon-link] One. I’m certain that Sony will sell more than Microsoft and the two gaming consoles will go head to head. Over more »