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DayZ News – $5.1 Million Raked in During First Day of Release

The standalone, early access version of DayZ has racked up $5.1 million worth of sales in its first 24 hours since launch, with new players joining the zombie survival adventure every hour. 88000 survivors joined in the first 12 hours.

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Sony asks users to reset passwords

A number of PlayStation Network users have had their passwords reset today as a security measure by Sony. The company informed affected users through e-mail, with multiple GamesIndustry International staff among those receiving such communications. Sony has a history of

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Sony creates custom PS3 hardware for PlayStation Now

Sony has developed brand new PS3 hardware to power its PlayStation Now streaming service, revealed earlier this month at CES in Las Vegas. Sources who have been briefed on the project suggest that the new PlayStation 3 consists of eight

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DayZ passes one million sales without leaving early access alpha

Zombie survival horror game DayZhas hit the one million sales mark despite still being in the early access alpha stage. Its creator Dean Hall tweeted the news, saying: “Well, 1 million copies in 4 weeks. So much for the death

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Sony Announces They Sold 4.2 Million Playstation 4′s In 2013

After Xbox released their 2013 sales figures, Sony has responded by announcing that they sold 4.2 million Playstation 4′s (PS4) in 2013, soundly beating the 3 million figure that Microsoft released.  Sony is obviously happy with the sales figures such

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3DS US sales top 11.5 million

Handheld software sales up 45% in 2013 as Nintendo promises portable’s best days are ahead of it. Despite challenges in the console market, Nintendo has enjoyed continued success in the dedicated handheld scene with the 3DS. Today, Nintendo of America

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$480 million pledged on Kickstarter in 2013

19,911 projects hit their funding goals. Kickstarter’s year end review for 2013 has revealed that last year 3 million people pledged $480 million to campaigns on the site. On average that’s $913 a minute. In a brief online presentation the

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GameStop wants in on PlayStation Now

Specialty retailer wants to sell access to Sony’s streaming game service through retail stores, As the game industry has gone digital, GameStop has tried to keep pace of the changing ways people get their games. The latest example of that

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Oculus making its own games

John Carmack working on showcase software as VR headset maker borrows Epic Games’ approach Groundbreaking hardware isn’t much good without software that takes advantage of it, a fact that has not been lost on the makers of the Oculus Rift.

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PlayStation Now won’t “disenfranchise” future consoles – Sony

John Koller also confirms that playing on a tablet or smartphone will require a DualShock controller. Yesterday, during Kaz Hirai’s CES presentation, Sony officially unveiled its plans for PlayStation Now (the new name for its Gaikai-based cloud gaming service). While

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