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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, Apple reveals its new 64-bit processor chip for iPhone that could revolutionize mobile gaming, Sony announces a thinner (less beautiful) Vita as well as a Vita-based microconsole, and Valve announces a game-sharing component for Steam which allows players to share games with up to 10 authorized friends. We also interview Marcus “djWheat” Graham on how he became the iconic “voice” of e-sports.

You’ll also find reviews for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Card Hunter, The Wonderful 101, and Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix.



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Announcement and reveals:

Call of Duty: ghosts female character.

Above: Call of Duty: ghosts female character.

Image Credit: Activision


Mobile news:


The original Vita is on the top. Vita 2000 is on the bottom.

Above: The original Vita is on the top. Vita 2000 is on the bottom.

Image Credit: Hiro_1998

All this funding:



Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Above: Hanging out with a friend in Ul’Dah.

Image Credit: GamesBeat


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