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Nintendo Wii U 20 months later: It's time to get one

This is our review update for the Wii U, the gaming console with a screen in its controller that we've been telling you since November 2012 is not yet a must-have. Well, it finally is. The Wii U finally has enough good games that it's possible to forget some of them, and the initial gripes we had with the console are overwhelmed by what it does right.

Microsoft is now selling the Xbox One sans Kinect for $399

Microsoft is now selling its Xbox One console without the Kinect motion-sensing accessory for $399, the same price point as Sony’s PlayStation 4. It’s a controversial decision that’ll no doubt have far-reaching implications on console and game sales for some time…

Sony to officially launch PlayStation business in China soon

Following Microsoft's announcement that it'll begin selling the Xbox One in China in September, courtesy of the local government lifting its 13-year ban on console sales, Sony has also confirmed that the company will be officially launching its PlayStation gaming business…

Neowin: A month with the Xbox One

32 days ago, I managed to buy an Xbox One console at a local GameStop store in Greenville, South Carolina. I joined the many people who bought over one million units of Microsoft's latest game console in its first 24…

Neowin: Xbox One review

When Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 eight years ago, it was "just" a game console that could also connect to the Internet to play online and download smaller games along with DLC packs. Oh, and it could also play DVDs…

You Want to Know This: Xbox One vs. PS4

Two new gaming consoles. Both very powerful. Both very ambitious. Both about to meet head to head... and do battle for your time, money and attention, as well as the fate of the universe! Two weeks ago we reviewed the PlayStation 4. Last week we reviewed the Xbox One. Now that we've had a decent chunk of time with both consoles, let's bang them together and pretend they're fighting.