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Here's what you need to know for Thursday, Oct. 31

PlayStation 4: Your questions answered ahead of launch

Sony provided some clarity today on the PlayStation 4 with a comprehensive FAQ that touched on everything from big-picture concerns like the launch lineup (21 games, as of now) to minute details like MP3 support (no dice). Check out our StoryStream for

Call of Duty: Ghosts resolution on PS4 and Xbox One clarified by Infinity Ward

Infinity Ward did some clarifying of its own today, with Call of Duty: Ghosts executive producer Mark Rubin confirming the resolutions for the next-generation versions of the game on Twitter. Ghosts will run natively in 1080p on PS4, and will be upscaled to 1080p from 720p on Xbox One — decisions that the studio made in order to ensure the game would run at 60 frames per second on both consoles.

Should you spend your next-gen console cash on a PC instead?

Folks who aren't interested in picking up either a PlayStation 4 or an Xbox One might want to consider putting that $400 or $500, respectively, toward a new gaming computer. We spoke with representatives for two computer manufacturers, Velocity Micro and Origin PC, who gave us two different options for speccing out a starter PC.

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