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Out of Controller: PS4 Launch, eShop Account Unification, and More

by Brandon Russell | November 19, 2013November 19, 2013 5:00 pm PST

Ashley Esqueda’s got your dose of gaming news every week on Out of Controller. On this week’s show, Ashley talks about the relatively smooth PS4 launch, Nintendo’s plan to unify eShop accounts across devices, and why Sony’s President Shuhei Yoshida wants Nintendo to succeed. We also continue the Let’s Play for Super Mario 3D World, and check out the great new game releases this week.

On This Week's Episode

PlayStation 4 Unboxing: Welcome to the Future of Console Gaming

Today is the day Sony ushers in the next generation of console gaming. At 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, the PlayStation 4 officially went on sale to consumers, beating Microsoft to retail by an entire week. We haven’t seen a new Sony console since 2006, and the company’s latest hardware promises to be a […]

Nintendo Brings Nintendo Network ID to Nintendo 3DS, Unifies System Accounts

The Wii U and Nintendo 3DS are about to get unified accounts. Nintendo announced today during their Nintendo Direct presentation that users will be able to register their Nintendo Network IDs on both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Using the same ID will unify your platforms, and thus bring your eShop balances to both […]

Sony President Wants Nintendo Wii U to Succeed

Sony vs Microsoft has become the main battleground for the next-gen consoles. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have set an epic stage for this all out war, and no prisoners will be taken alive. This is the console generation to end them all! But what about Nintendo? Once a powerhouse of its own, […]

Let’s Play Super Mario 3D World, Part 2

You folks asked for it, so we’re back with another bit of gameplay footage for Super Mario 3D World. If you missed the first episode, you can catch it right here. We were initially going to keep this just on YouTube and not on the site, but we figured a few of you wanted to […]

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