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As a game console, Amazon's Fire TV fizzles

Now we feel bad picking on Ouya so hard, because even Amazon's vast resources and developer support haven't made the Fire TV a decent gaming machine.

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Ouya console reveals $60 subscription for all-you-can-eat Android gaming

But you're too late if you want in on the action: The $60 Ouya All-Access Pass sold out within hours.

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Razer announces new games-oriented microconsole at Google I/O

Move over, Ouya—Razer's got its own Android-based microconsole on the way.

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The top 11 things YOU want for the Xbox One

Microsoft has launched the Xbox Feedback site, providing a direct conduit from the fans to Microsoft's ear. Here are the top suggestions so far.

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Sony's cute little PlayStation TV microconsole is coming to the U.S. for $99

It may be called PlayStation TV, but this itty-bitty console is all about playing games.

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Survey: iOS apps now top browsers as the way to watch TV online

Online TV consumption is at an all-time high, Adobe says in a study of online video trends, with more people turning to iOS apps to get their TV fix.

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Microsoft's Xbox to add 45 new entertainment apps, big Twitter push

Both the Microsoft Xbox and Xbox One are adding dozens of new apps, but one of the most important doesn't look like it will arrive anytime soon.

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Why the biggest problem with Steam Machines are the Steam Machines themselves

Valve's vision for PC gaming in the living room is inspiring indeed, but faith alone won't will make Steam Machines a success.

on pcworld.com

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Sony follows Microsoft into Chinese game consoles market

China recently ended its ban on foreign-made gaming consoles, so Sony and Microsoft are hoping to reap the rewards of doing business in that country.

Next generation of gaming consoles could fit in your pocket

Advances in development tools and mobile hardware are making mobile devices a lot more attractive to game makers.