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Amazon Acquires Double Helix Games
/ February 6, 2014 5:09 pm
Amazon Acquires Double Helix Games

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has acquired Double Helix Games, a game studio based in Irvine, CA. The financial terms of acquisition were not disclosed. Double Helix Games has 75 employees who will join Amazon. . Read More

Microsoft Has Sold More Than 2 Million XBox One Units
/ December 13, 2013 10:10 am
Microsoft Has Sold More Than 2 Million XBox One Units

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Microsoft has sold more than 2 million Xbox One gaming console in its first 18 days of sales. This figure places Xbox One's total sales ranking just behind PlayStation 4. Microsoft's corporate VP of strategy and marketing for Xbox, Yusef Mehdi, stated that the Xbox One gaming system has been sold mostly to retailers, and demands has exceeded supply in 13 launch markets. . Read More

YouTube Expanding to Nintendo 3DS
/ December 3, 2013 3:09 pm
YouTube Expanding to Nintendo 3DS

TechCrunch reports that YouTube will be made available on the 2 year old handheld gaming console, the Nintendo 3DS. The screen of the gaming console will play videos while its lower part will project touchscreen controls. Its shoulder buttons will control navigation, and scrolling options will be provided by directional pad. Read More

2.1 Million PS4 Consoles Sold Worldwide
/ December 3, 2013 3:05 pm
2.1 Million PS4 Consoles Sold Worldwide

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Sony has sold over 2.1 million units of its popular gaming console Sony PS4 across the globe, with most sales coming from North America, South America and Europe. Andrew House, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment called it as "an impressive and record-setting accomplishment.". Read More

Sony Sells Over 1 Million PlayStation 4 Units on First Day of Release
/ November 18, 2013 4:42 pm
Sony Sells Over 1 Million PlayStation 4 Units on First Day of Release

AllThingsD reports that Sony has sold more than 1 million units of its flagship gaming console, the PlayStation 4, within 24 hours of its release. The company projects to sell more than 3 million units of the console by the end of the year. . Read More

Microsoft to Offer Free Music Streaming with Every Xbox One Console
/ November 7, 2013 5:01 pm
Microsoft to Offer Free Music Streaming with Every Xbox One Console

Hypebot reports that Microsoft is planning to offer free music streaming with the release of its new gaming console, the Xbox One. This decision was confirmed in a tweet posted by Albert Penello, head of Microsoft Xbox product planning. . Read More

Microsoft Has Sold 80 Million Xbox 360 Consoles Worldwide
/ October 18, 2013 1:40 pm
Microsoft Has Sold 80 Million Xbox 360 Consoles Worldwide

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console is still the number one gaming console being sold in the United States. Microsoft sold 1.6 million units in the U.S. in 2013. It has sold more than 80 million consoles worldwide since its launch in 2005. . Read More

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