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Alienware Unveils New Windows-Powered Steam Machine

Gaming PC manufacturer Alienware has revealed that the company’s entry level Steam Machine, the Alienware Alpha, will ship by the end of the year starting at $549. With Valve planning to release the Steam Controller in 2015, Alienware has chosen to bundle the Alpha with an Xbox 360 controller instead. The Alpha will also ship…

Killzone: Shadow Fall Multiplayer Revealed at Gamescom 2013

One of the games featured at this year’s Gamescom is the fourth major installment of the Killzone series, Killzone: Shadow Fall.  The game’s multiplayer was first unveiled to trade-visitors and the media yesterday, with the general public having access to the game today. Killzone’s news blog also recently posted a news article and an official…

Xbox One Will No Longer Require the Kinect to Function

During IGN’s newest Ask Microsoft Anything, where fans submit questions about new features of the Xbox One, Microsoft revealed that the console will still operate without the use of the Kinect.  In fact, when asked if the Xbox One would still function with the Kinect unplugged,  Xbox Corporate Vice President March Whitten replied that: Xbox…

Payday 2 Already Makes Profit Due to Extensive Pre-orders

Payday 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Payday: The Heist, has already grossed more money through pre-orders than its publisher invested for the cost of developing the title.  In fact, Starbreeze Studios announced that they were able to pay back 505 Games’ investment costs a full six days before the game’s official release.  Due to…

Batman: Arkham Origins Collector’s Edition Revealed, Exclusive PS3 content

In the lead up to release of the next installment of the quite brilliant Arkham series of Batman games by Warner Bros. Interactive entertainment details of  the Batman: Arkham Origins Collectors Edition have been revealed. As shown in the picture above the package includes: An 80 page hardback art book Assassin’s Intel Dossier, including files…

Xbox One’s Game DVR Listed as an Exclusive Xbox Live Gold Member Feature

Currently, the ability to record and upload video game footage using Xbox One’s new “Game DVR” is an exclusive feature for Xbox Live Gold members.  Microsoft confirmed this in both a recent response to One Hit Pixel, concerning the feature’s membership limitations, and on their official Xbox Live features page.  Microsoft stated that, I can…