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#1 - NovaKnight21
Platinum Games Interested In Becoming Second-Party Ninteno Studio

16 Up - 1 Down

In a time where all that devs seem to do is talk down about the Wii U, this seems like a promising lead for Nintendo.

#2 - NovaKnight21
Microsoft Rebrands Xbox Live Marketplace "Xbox Games Store"

14 Up - 0 Down

Launching soon are the Xbox Home and Garden store, the Xbox Grocery store, and the Xbox Appliances store.

#3 - Elmoreoocyte
Kojima Posts Teaser Image Of MGS V Character Quiet

14 Up - 0 Down

Camera pans up to a beard, eye-patch, and headband...

#4 - holonic
Platinum Games Interested In Becoming Second-Party Nintendo Studio

12 Up - 1 Down

"Despite the fact that Platinum Games' titles have proven to cater to a very niche audience"
Present and accounted for. More games from Platinum? Guess I finally have a reason to get a WiiU.

#5 - iamspecial107
Microsoft: "We Have A More Complete Value Proposition Than Our Competitors

9 Thumbs Up - 0 Thumbs Down

So he's saying "the games WE make are better than the games THEY make" which is all fine and dandy, that's competition for you. But it sounds like he's ignoring the fact that MS is losing sight of it's key demographic (gamers) by saying "our console does more shit!", citing entertainment (Netflix, hulu, vudu, what have you which I'm pretty sure Sony supports as well) and Kinect, which was kind of a mess and now bears the stigma of being a creepy always-on spy camera. Who cares? My blender can also shred paper, but that's not what I look for in a blender, I have a specific device for that already. In my opinion if MS wants to jump into ring and have some real weight behind their punches they need to drop the focus on all of this superfluous crap, and sink those resources into making a BADASS gaming machine and the titles to go with it. Competitive pricing helps too.


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