Newsround #69 (06/01/14) – Hello Games, Everyone’s Leaving EA and Steam Machines

by on January 6, 2014

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On today’s show:

  • Phil “Cool Dad” Spencer applauds Sony on PS4 (OXM)
  • Agent 47 isn’t coming to Xbox One or PS4 anytime soon (Videogamer)
  • Latest version of Oculus Rift will be at CES (The Verge)
  • Valve announce some third parties that are making SteamBoxes (GodisaGeek)
  • GTA V is the UK’s fourth best selling game of all time (Gamespot)
  • DayZ proves that zombies are still incredibly popular (CVG)
  • Criterion co-founders leave the studio (Polygon)
  • Chillingo founders leave the studio (MCV)
  • PopCap CEO leaves the studio (GamesBeat)
  • Resistance series and others taken offline (GodisaGeek)
  • Sony patent may allow devs to add content to old games via the cloud (CVG)
  • No Man’s Sky dev Hello Games’ office is flooded (CVG)