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Weekly NGG: PlayStation Now, Steam Machines, Humble Bundle X, and more!

The world of gaming news improved over last week all thanks to CES. Plus there were a few other stealthy announcements as well. Let's not delay this jam packed edition any longer. Sit back and enjoy another round of News, Games, Geeks.

Andrew House announcing PlayStation Now at CES.
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News

  • Sony announced their streaming gaming service set to release this summer, PlayStation Now, which will allow people to stream PS1/PS2/PS3 games on their PS3/PS4 systems initially
  • Valve showed off thirteen prototype Steam Machines being developed by other companies, which all vary in price and in specs
  • Nintendo owes Tomita, a company that sued Nintendo over its use of 3D technology in the 3DS, $15 million along with a percentage of hardware sales
  • A Far Cry compilation containing Far Cry 1, 2, 3, and Blood Dragon will launch on February 11 for the PS3, retailing at $40
  • The team behind Left 4 Dead announced their new game, Evolve, which is featured in the February issue of Game Informer
  • Humble Bundle X launched with six games available for PC, Linux, and Mac
  • Broken Age, the Kickstarter game from Double Fine, will be given out to its backers next week on January 14
  • Yoshi’s New Island on 3DS got a release date for March 14
  • For charity, a gamer attempted to get through the NES classic, Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out

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News sources credited to Games Press, IGN, and Kotaku.