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Microsoft to buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition: The company has announced it is in the process of buying the publishers and developers of games like Call of Duty, Overwatch and World of Warcraft.

Sony and Microsoft have very different approaches to console shortages

The two console makers recently made announcements about production of their previous generation systems.

Microsoft cracks down on Xbox Developer Mode use

Those hoping to use their Xbox Series X or Series S as an emulation machine may need to rethink that decision.

New PlayStation VR2 details emerge

Sony is revealing more information about its upcoming VR headset, including how tracking will work, a simplified cord setup, tech specs and more.

Nintendo says these 15 games are its top-selling indie titles for 2021

Nintendo Indie World: Here are the independent games purchased by the most people this year.

PlayStation Plus games for January 2022 revealed

Here’s what PlayStation Plus subscribers can play in January 2022 at no extra cost.

Xbox Games with Gold announced for January 2022

Here are the Xbox Games with Gold freebies subscribers can play next month at no additional charge.

How PlayStation partnership could help parents ‘navigate their children’s gaming experiences’

Sony is teaming up with Family Video Game Database as its first corporate sponsor to allow the website to expand its resources.

Buyer’s Guide: What to know about Sony’s new PS5 controllers, console covers

This is when the new PlayStation 5 DualSense controller colors and console cover plates are coming, how much they’ll cost and more.

Everything shown in Nintendo’s December Indie World Showcase

Indie World Showcase recap: The 24-minute video showed off 19 games from independent studios

End of an Era: Sac City Gamer coming to an end, new site to replace it

The new website concept will focus on Daniel Wilson’s thoughts on video games, pro wrestling, business, entertainment and more.

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E3 2021 @ SCG: Everything you need to know

All the big updates and announcements from the E3 2021 showcases: Microsoft/Bethesda, Ubisoft, Nintendo and more

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Xbox Games with Gold announced for June 2021

Here’s what June Xbox Games with Gold or Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can play.

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PlayStation Plus games revealed for June 2021

These are the games June PlayStation Plus subscribers can add to their collections.

PlayStation Plus games for May 2021

PlayStation Plus games for May 2021

Here’s the full list of PlayStation Plus games for May 2021 and when you can play them.

Xbox Games with Gold May 2021

Xbox Games with Gold revealed for May 2021

Here’s what Xbox Games with Gold or Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can play in May.

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Sony backtracks on PS3, Vita PlayStation Store closures

The PSP online store will still fully shut down this summer as previously announced.

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First major PS5 firmware update detailed, coming Wednesday

The PS5’s first big update will include external storage support, social features and more.

Nintendo announces new Switch Lite color

The newest variety of the Nintendo Switch Lite will hit stores in May.

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PlayStation Plus games for April 2021 revealed

Here are the games April 2021 PlayStation Plus subscribers can play at no additional cost.

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Xbox Games with Gold revealed for April 2021

Here are the games April Xbox Gold or Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can add to their collections.

Sony to shut down PS3, Vita, PSP PlayStation Store

Here’s when the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Portab stores will close and what you’ll still be able to do.

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Two new Xbox controllers revealed

Here’s what makes these new Xbox wireless controllers different from any controller Microsoft has released in the past.

Life is Strange: True Colors | Trailer

Check out the trailer for Life is Strange: True Colors.

Sony reveals new controller for its next-generation PSVR

Here are all the details on the dual control setup for the upcoming PlayStation Virtual Reality successor.

Screen capture of PS4 game Horizon Zero Dawn shows a female character riding a mechanized beast and fighting another mechanized beast.

Grab 10 free PlayStation games as part of Play at Home

Play at Home 2021 Update: Here are the 10 games Sony is giving away for free and when you can get them.

PlayStation Plus games for March 2021

PlayStation Plus games revealed for March 2021

These are the games March PlayStation Plus subscribers can add to their collections

PlayStation State of Play Feb. 25, 2021

Everything shown and announced at PlayStation’s State of Play for Feb. 25, 2021

Deathloop, Knockout City, Crash Bandicoot 4 and more were shown in Thursday’s half-hour showcase

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 for Nintendo Switch, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 coming to Nintendo Switch, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

The remastered collection of two of the best skateboarding games ever released is coming to more platforms. Here’s when

Xbox Games with Gold March 2021.

Xbox Games with Gold revealed for March 2021

All the games March Xbox Gold or Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can add to their collections