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This week, Microsoft announces that the Xbox One is now a self-publishing platform, Sony adds Twitch.tv to its streaming services and does not require a PlayStation Plus subscription to use it, and Nintendo returns to profitability but only sold 160,000 Wii U systems last quarter.

You’ll also find reviews for Disney Infinity, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, the Nvidia Shield, and Dive Kick as well as previews for Fighter Within, The Crew, and Pokémon X and Y.


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