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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Genesis turns 25, Sierra returns, and the PS4 hits 10 million consoles sold

The PS4's slant will help players distinguish between the power button, which is the top right rectangle on the front of the PS4, and the eject button, which is just to the left of it. The two buttons also feel different to the touch, so gamers can know the difference in the dark.

Above: The PS4's slant will help players distinguish between the power button, which is the top right rectangle on the front of the PS4, and the eject button, which is just to the left of it. The two buttons also feel different to the touch, so gamers can know the difference in the dark.

Image Credit: Sony
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Happy Friday, and welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, beloved gaming brand Sierra returns from the dead, we celebrate the Sega Genesis’s 25th anniversary, and the PlayStation 4 continues to dominate the console race.

You’ll find all of that and more below. Happy reading, and enjoy your weekend!


 

Pieces of flair and opinion


Mario Kart 8 was the second best-selling game of the month.

Above: Mario Kart 8 continues to perform well for Nintendo.

Image Credit: Nintendo

News


Mobile and social


Alien Isolation Alien

Above: Alien: Isolation isn’t going to go easy on you.

Image Credit: Sega

Previews and interviews


Reviews