Gamers to Battle Futuristic Robots in "Call of Duty: Black Ops 2"

Last night, Treyarch debuted the first trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, and many fans were surprised by the premise of the new game. Rather than battle human soliders in past or present day settings, as has been the case in previous Call of Duty games, Black Ops 2 gamers will battle robots of the future - hijacked automated defense drones, to be exact.

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Report: Era of Game Consoles Coming to an End

Over the last twelve years, various versions of the Xbox, Wii, and PlayStation have been the center of the gaming industry. However, according to a recent report the age of game consoles is coming to an end.

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Sony Shows off PlayStation Vita at Tokyo Games Show

Sony demoed the PlayStation Vita at the Tokyo Games Show yesterday, giving gamers a new look at the highly-anticipated handheld console.

Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony’s Worldwide Studios, showed off the slick device which features a five-inch multi-touch screen, front and rear facing cameras, and a pad built for “touch, grab, trace, push and pull” finger motions. The console is also able to play videos and music and connect to social networking sites. 

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Nintendo to Slash Prices of 3DS

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The Nintendo 3DS may have set a first-day sales record, but demand for the portable gaming device just hasn’t kept up. In an effort to boost sales and lure in holiday shoppers, Nintendo announced today that it will slash the price of the 3DS by $80.

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Sony Unveils New Portable Gaming Device, PlayStation Vita, at E3

Nintendo wasn’t the only company to unveil a new gaming device at E3. On Monday, gamers got their first look at Sony’s PlayStation Vita (PS Vita), a new portable gaming device set to hit stores in time for the holidays. 

The PlayStation Vita, codenamed the NGP, will include 5-inch multi-touch screen, a rear touch pad, and two analog sticks, in addition to the normal PlayStation controls. Gamers can also use the device to connect with other players via Wi-Fi hotspots and cellphone networks, as well as through the use of GPS location-tracking technology.

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Gamers Await Reveal of Wii 2 at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, E3 for short, kicks off tomorrow in Los Angeles and gamers around the world are looking forward to three days of exciting new games and technology. However, one of the most anticipated events of E3 is the debut of the new Wii which will take place at Nintendo’s press conference on Tuesday (June 7).

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Hasbro's My3D Goggles Unleash Fun Virtual Experiences

3D is becoming all the rage. Every new movie is shot in 3D, television sets come in 3D and now you can even view your iPhone games in 3D. Hasbro has developed goggles that allow you to turn your iPhone into a 3D gaming powerhouse.

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Nintendo 3DS Brings 3D Gaming to U.S.

Nintendo of America will bring the latest version of its bestselling portable gaming system, the Nintendo 3DS, to U.S. gamers on March 27. It will cost $250 and will be available in two colors: Aqua Blue and Midnight Black.  The Japanese game maker held a press conference event today in New York City to showcase its lineup of glasses-free games.

Nintendo expects to sell four million Nintendo 3DS systems by March 31,2011 (only four days after the system’s release) – which is the end of its fiscal year.  The company is also expecting that 15 million games for the 3DS will sell in that timeframe. While it is debuting in March in the U.S., the system will be available in Japan on February 26.

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