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Xbox One's second bid for the core gamer

Microsoft on the strategy behind Xbox One X, the lack of exclusives and why cross-platform play is so important

By Christopher Dring

Microsoft details over 100 Xbox One X 'enhanced' games

Plus a Project Scorpio edition of Xbox One X, and a Minecraft Xbox One S

By Christopher Dring

Xbox One X preorder plans to be revealed at Gamescom

Reservations for upcoming console reportedly opening up after this weekend's press conference

By Brendan Sinclair

SNES Classic to get preorders in US

Nintendo of America says reservations will open late this month, promises "significant" supply of systems from launch through year's end

Walmart cancels SNES Classic preorders

Retailer says technical glitch resulted in website taking orders it shouldn't have; no word on future preorder plans

By Brendan Sinclair

Oculus Rift gets $200/100 temporary price cut

Facebook fights back against HTC Vive and VR fatigue

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo first-party line-up designed to inspire third-party studios

Company says Zelda, Mario Kart 8, Arms and Mario Odyssey show developers what is possible on Switch

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation 4 hits 60.4 million sales

As Microsoft rallies with Xbox One X, SIE's Andrew House says the PS4 platform is "in its prime"

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox doesn't need to rely on Gears and Halo - Phil Spencer

E3 2017 was about speaking to diverse audiences, says the Xbox chief, but VR is "years away" from being ready for mainstream gamers

By Brendan Sinclair

Xbox Design Lab hits UK, Germany and France

Controller customisation program now available outside of North America

PS4 Pro accounts for 1-in-5 PS4s sold

Sony says premium-priced console is exceeding its expectations; PS4 family has outsold Xbox 2-to-1 in US, 3-to-1 in Europe

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo Switch online service pushed back to 2018

Nintendo misses late-2017 launch window, but sets price below competitor services at $19.99

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo fighting over Switch components

Increased production targets pit Mario maker against Apple, other tech giants for limited supplies of memory chips, vibration motors

By Brendan Sinclair

Report: Nintendo significantly ramps up Switch production

Company now expects to manufacture 18m consoles this financial year

By Christopher Dring

Xbox Project Scorpio will debut in China this year

Untapped console sector to get high-end device around the same time as the US and Europe

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo Switch dock will cost 80

Extra shell to connect system to a TV to be priced slightly higher in UK than in the US, launches June 23

Razer launching Destiny 2 peripheral line

Partnership with Bungie will see new branded versions of mouse, keyboard, headset, and mouse mat

Splatoon 2 gets Switch hardware bundle

Nintendo UK and Japan confirm first pack-in title, intro full line of accessories for upcoming shooter

By Brendan Sinclair

Switch best-selling console in US for second month

Nintendo says it sold more than 280,000 systems last month and 550,000 copies of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

By Brendan Sinclair

Razer takes up to $100 million in new investment - report

Horizon Ventures' investment is based on $2 billion valuation, tied to a new partnership with 3 mobile network

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft intros AR/VR motion controllers

Windows 10 inputs will launch this holiday bundled with an Acer headset for $399

By Brendan Sinclair

3DS - Nintendo's new template for success

It may not match its predecessors, but the way Nintendo overcame the 3DS' shortcomings is something it can build upon

By Christopher Dring

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