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‘EA Access’ on Xbox One May Be My New Favorite Video Game Thing

‘EA Access’ on Xbox One May Be My New Favorite Video Game Thing

EA announced a new service called EA Access on Tuesday, which delivers some of its games on the Xbox One at incredibly inexpensive prices. Check it out: EA Access membership unlocks The Vault, a collection of EA’s biggest games on Xbox One ready for you to download and play.  During the beta, gamers will have unlimited ...

Report: GameStop May Soon Issue Credit Cards

Report: GameStop May Soon Issue Credit Cards

GameStop has a reputation of upselling customers at the cash register. As annoying as incessantly turning down pre-orders and protection plans can be, though, it's child's play compared to what the brick-and-mortar videogame retail giant is expected to start pushing soon. GameStop is set to offer its own credit card to ...

Report: Google Officially Buys Twitch for $1 Billion

Report: Google Officially Buys Twitch for $1 Billion

Google has signed a deal to buy game-livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion, confirmed sources familiar with the matter. We don’t know everything about this deal, such as when it will be announced and the exact purchase price. We do know that Twitch investors who participated in past rounds are pleased that they will be ...

Xbox One Launches a New Channel for GoPro Videos

Xbox One Launches a New Channel for GoPro Videos

The world's most popular online video brand is expanding its audience. GoPro officially launched its channel on Xbox One Tuesday morning — increasing the reach of the most popular video brand on the Internet. GoPro spokeswoman Kelly Baker told the Daily News the channel went live at 10 a.m. and users of Xbox One can ...

Nvidia Unveils the 8″ Shield Video Game Tablet and Wi-Fi Controller

Nvidia Unveils the 8″ Shield Video Game Tablet and Wi-Fi Controller

After it was spotted in FCC documents earlier this month and then leaked late last week, Nvidia has officially announced the latest member of its Shield family of Android gaming tablets. Where the first Shield was a 5-inch screen bolted onto the top of an Xbox 360-esque game controller, the new Shield is a standard 8-inch ...

Microsoft is Closing the Original Video Content Branch of Xbox

Microsoft is Closing the Original Video Content Branch of Xbox

Microsoft will shut down the Xbox Entertainment Studios, ending an ambitious foray into original video programming. The Santa Monica studio will be shuttered as Microsoft focuses on strengthening its core videogame business. The majority of the Xbox Entertainment’s 200 employees work in southern California and Vancouver, ...

Sony and Microsoft May Launch ‘Early Access’ Games

Sony and Microsoft May Launch ‘Early Access’ Games

While Steam's year-long experiment with selling unfinished games through its "Early Access" program has had its share of issues, it's hard to understate the impact it has had on the way PC games are developed, marketed, and sold, with games like Day Z and Rust becoming best sellers before they're even finished. This hasn't ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 10, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 10, 2014

If you're one of the early adopters of the Ouya, your video game library just got a lot bigger. Ouya, the video game console that got over $8 million from Kickstarter two years ago, just launched a program called “Ouya All-Access” that gives you access its entire 800 game library for $60 a year. The program doesn't ...

Ouya ‘All-Access’ Unlocks All Games for $59.99 Per Year

Ouya ‘All-Access’ Unlocks All Games for $59.99 Per Year

Ouya, the maker of a $99 video game system running on a modified version of Google's Android mobile operating system, is going to great lengths to get players to buy into its platform -- even if it means giving away 800 games for the price of one. Starting Monday, Ouya will offer access to its entire game library for a ...

Razer is Developing an Android ‘Microconsole’ for Your TV

Razer is Developing an Android ‘Microconsole’ for Your TV

Google is making another attempt to bring Android into the living room, and Razer is game. During Google’s I/O developer conference on Wednesday morning, the gaming and accessories company announced that it is working on a yet-to-be-named set-top box based on the new Android TV platform. Not surprisingly, Razer’s ...