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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 11, 2013 10:45AM PST

Two new patents imply that Sony could be working on a gaming headset similar to the Oculus Rift. Read more

We've seen inside the PlayStation 4's casing, but what's in the box? As people now "unbox" consumer products rather than simply open them, Sony has sent a bold explorer into a Daft Punk video for an official unboxing video showing off exactly what you'll get for $399.99 on Friday. (Brown leather gloves sold separately.) Read more

Players hoping to pick up the PS4 edition of Diablo 3 won't have to worry about falling behind in the story too much. Titled "The Ultimate Evil Edition," the next-gen console version of Blizzard's dungeon crawler will come with the base game, as well as the Reaper of Souls expansion in one convenient package. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 10, 2013 4:10PM PST

Even without the PlayStation 4 launch, next week would bring a solid lineup of new releases, including the XCOM: Enemy Within expansion, space sim X Rebirth, the revamped Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition, Injustice: Gods Among Us for PC, Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus, sci-fi social network sim Redshirt, and Chivalry: Deadliest Warrior. With the PS4 arriving too, oh me oh my it's a big week. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2013 2:15PM PST

PlayStation Network will now let you add up to 2000 friends, a significant boost from its original limit of 100. The functionality is already available on Vita and will be ready on PS4 at launch. Read more

Warfarme is offering extra platinum, credits, and a rifle skin as bonuses for pre-ordering the free-to-play PlayStation 4 launch title. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2013 10:00AM PST

As is all the rage these days, NBA 2K14 has a companion app. Through it, you'll be able to earn Virtual Currency (VC) for use in the console... Read more

Console manufacturers have traditionally had a little trouble getting everyone to realise they can go online even for multiplayer, let alone to get games and music and all that. To really rub the point home, Sony's throwing a few vouchers in the box with every new PlayStation 4, offering $10 credit to spend on the PlayStation store, 30 days' free PlayStation Plus membership, and 30 days of Music Unlimited. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2013 7:30AM PST

2D fighting game Legend of Raven was originally due on 3DS, before jumping to Vita by popular demand, and now it's coming to even fancier platforms. Publisher Nicalis has announced it'll also be attacking Xbox One and PlayStation 4, tarted up a little and now sporting the popular GGPO netcode. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2013 6:00AM PST

After kicking the week off with midnight openings, launch parties, and hordes of minor celebrities, Call of Duty: Ghosts wants you to go hard this weekend. The first double XP weekend begins in a few hours, so you can power through the lower ranks and start unlocking fancier guns and perks. Read more

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