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PlayStation VR

Sony's PlayStation VR offers seamless visuals that keep you connected to the virtual world through an expansive 5.7" OLED 1080p display running at up to 120 frames per second, all for $399.99 shipped. 3D Audio with PlayStation VR means that you'll be able to pinpoint sounds above, below, and all around you. Instinctively turn your head to the source of a single footstep and be able to judge its distance, just as you would in real life. Product page. Continue reading for a Batman VR walkthrough and more information.

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PlayStation 4 Pro


The Sony PlayStation 4 Pro is basically an updated version of its predecessor, with improved hardware, including an upgraded GPU with 4.20 teraflops of processing power, and higher GPU clock. It's esigned primarily to enable selected games to be playable at 4K resolution in HDR, and improved quality for PlayStation VR. All games are backwards and forward compatible between PS4 and PS4 Pro, but newer games and those updated for it will have improved graphics performance on PS4 Pro. Pre-order one here now. Continue reading for a video explaining seven things you must know about the PS4 Pro.

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Doom Collector's Edition

The Doom: Collector's Edition (Xbox One) is perfect for fans of the original, and it's being offered for under $53 shipped, this weekend only, originally $119.99. It includes an exclusive, fully-realized 12" tall collector's statue of one of DOOM's most iconic demons: the Revenant. Made of high-quality PVC and modeled from actual in-game 3D files, the Revenant stands on an LED-lit base with internal, slow-spinning turbine from the UAC facility on Mars. Product page (Xbox One). Continue reading for another unboxing video and more information.

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Dark Souls 3 PS4

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Dark Souls 3 is a game known for its atmospheric visual qualitys, notably its dynamic lighting and particle effects, which immerse players into a dark fantasy world of ruin. Expertly-crafted interconnected worlds encourage players to explore vast and breathtaking landscapes. Now what does that translate to in the game console modding world? This custom wood and metal creation by Belgian gamer / graphics artist / painter Vadu Amka. Unfortunately, this is a one-off project...for now. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.

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PS4 SFV Collector's Edition

Capcom's Street Fighter 5 (PS4) Collector's Edition includes the game disc, a 10-inch fully painted Ryu figurine, 48-page hardcover art book, and DLC (downloadable content) cards for extra goodies, all for $62.99 shipped (Prime members), today only, originally $99.99. Powered by Unreal Engine 4 technology, stunning visuals depict the next generation of World Warriors in unprecedented detail, while exciting and accessible battle mechanics deliver endless fighting fun that both beginners and veterans can enjoy. Product page. Continue reading for a more in-depth unboxing video and additional information.

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PS4 Wood Block Christmas

Boston's Fox 25 reports that the Lundy family didn't quite get what they expected on Christmas morning when their son opened a PlayStation 4 box and discovered a fake wooden console inside, with an obscene image drawn on it to boot. "He got a PS4 and he says 'this is the best present ever this is the best Christmas ever,'" said Brian Lundy. However, things did end up on a bright note when they took it back to the Saugus Target. "They not only gave us a new game system but they also gave us a $100 gift card as well as an additional game that the original game that was supposed to be in the box. Couldn't have been any kinder," said Kristin Lundy. Social media is claiming that some thieves are getting crafty by replacing the original seals with authentic-looking fake ones to make it appear as if a box hasn't yet been opened, resulting in unfortunate events, like this one. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Kylo Ren playing flaming bagpipes on top of BB-8.

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Ace Combat 7 Sony PlayStation VR

Here's a first look at Ace Combat 7, which takes the elements the series is famous for to a whole new level. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, be ready to experience photorealistic visuals and lightning effects and an evolving and adapting ecosystem which will dictate the flow of battle. Bandai Namco's trueSKY technology will astound gamers, as they immerse themselves in exclusive features developed specifically for PlayStation VR. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why recreating the Roller Coaster Tycoon game in real-life wouldn't be such a good idea.

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Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition

Fallout 4: Pip-Boy Edition just might be the hottest gaming item this holiday season, and you can pick it up for just $119.99 shipped, this weekend only. It includes the highly anticipated game, along with a Pip-Boy Replica, Stand and Capsule Case. This wearable device faithfully replicates the in-game model and comes complete with RobCo Industries stand, custom-printed capsule, adjustable foam cuff, rotating knobs and lights. Designed to accommodate a variety of smartphone devices* with customizable foam inserts, the Pip-Boy is the ultimate accessory for the official Pip-Boy companion mobile app that allows players to manage their in-game inventory, perks, holotapes, and more. Product page (Xbox One | PC). Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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PS4 500GB Bundle

The PS4 500GB Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Destiny The Taken King Bundle can be picked up for just $349.99 shipped, this week only, no coupon code required. In addition to the console, you'll also receive a DualShock 4 Wireless Controller, AC Power Cable, HDMI Cable, USB 2.0 Cable, Mono Wired Headset, a digital voucher for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, and a Destiny The Taken King physical disc. Product page. Continue reading for videos of both games in-action.

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PS4 Destiny Console

Sony's Limited Edition PS4 500GB Destiny: Taken the King Bundle + MGS V is the perfect gift for gamers this holiday season, and you can pick it up for just $399.99 shipped today. Perfect for both new players and players new to PS4, the Limited Edition bundle comes with Destiny: The Taken King, Destiny, Expansion I: The Dark Below, Expansion II: House of Wolves and also includes three emotes, three shaders, and three class items from the Digital Collector's Edition Upgrade. Product page. Continue reading for a full unboxing video and more information.

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