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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Xbox One coming Nov. 22, Sony possibly dabbling in virtual reality

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Above: One of Puppeteer's multiple boss battles.

Image Credit: Sony
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If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.

This week, Microsoft revealed the Xbox One is launching Nov. 22 (a week after the PlayStation 4), gamers spent $2.88 billion on games in the second quarter, and video production studio Area 5 releases its I Am Street Fighter documentary on YouTube. We also take an in-depth look at what the Xbox One’s cloud features will be good for, and what it might stink at.

You’ll also find reviews for Puppeteer, Outlast, Rome: Total War II, and Killzone: Mercenaries.


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Above: It’ll take more than an apple to keep this doctor away.

Image Credit: Red Barrels Games

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