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Sony reveals 4K Ultra HD Media Player

The 4K revolution may be some way off, but Sony has revealed a range of devices that it hopes places it at the forefront of the technology. The company has revealed a new 4K Ultra HD Media Player that can stream, download and store 4K video content on its 1TB …

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Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

There were 108,000 unique Twitch broadcasts from Xbox One in the first week since the streaming tech was patched onto the machine. On March 11th specifically, which was the first day Twitch was available on Xbox One, 30 per cent of the service’s broadcasts were made from Microsoft’s machine. The …

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Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Microsoft has outlined the punishments it has in store for players who exhibit disruptive behaviour on Xbox Live. Those who reputation level falls into the ‘needs work’ category will from this month begin receiving reputation warnings”, the purpose of which is to remind players about their effect on the community …

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New streaming karaoke game SingOn heading to PS3

SingStar is getting a rival on PS3. It’s called SingOn and uses streaming technology that allows users to access its song library. It comes with a variety of payment options including three and 48 hour passes for 2.99 and 5.99 respectively. A one-year pass will be available for 49.99. The …

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PS4 updates bringing new video sharing options, HDCP off, Twitch archiving, upped resolution

Sony has detailed some significant new functionality being added to its Share button. An update coming soon” to PS4 will, as stated on the PlayStation blog, add the following: A rich video editor with a simple tool to personalise your video clips The ability to export to and save the …

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Chromecast arrives in the UK

UK shoppers can from today officially get their hands on the Google Chromecast. It works by plugging into the HDMI slot in your HD TV and streaming video content from either a PC running Chrome or an Android or iOS device. It doesn’t ship with a remote and is instead …

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The Amazon console is dongle – report

The in-development Amazon games console isn’t a console at all, a new report has claimed. TechCrunch claims to have word from multiple sources familiar with the device” that Amazon’s console is in fact a Chromecast-like USB dongle that supports PC game streaming as well as Android game support. In fact, …

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OnLive: The world is now ready for cloud gaming

OnLive says its new business model will finally convince gamers that cloud gaming can work. But analysts remain sceptical that fans will want to spend money on the new-look service. OnLive says its original business model, where games could buy a virtual version of their title and have it streamed …

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VIDEO: Microsoft details the Xbox One Twitch experience

Twitch goes live on Xbox One tomorrow and Microsoft has released a video detailing exactly how it all works. You can watch the video below, but here’s a quick outline: 1. Make sure you update your Xbox One firmware – this will happen automatically if you’re set up that way2. …

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Gaikai mock-up suggests possible PlayStation Now pricing

Accessing full titles via Sony’s upcoming streaming service could cost as little as $4.99. VG247 spotted a graphic on the Gaikai website that for the first time seems to show PlayStation Now games presented alongside traditional digital purchases on the PlayStation Store. In it we have two games – Far …

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