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PlayStation 4 reveal is the start of a 'buzz building' year

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During a video segment from a Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion on the recent PlayStation 4 unveling, biotechnology analyst Charly Travers called it a "bizarre" reveal and the "beginning to a year of buzz building."

According to host Chris Hill, video games stocks have been on the rise for many companies thanks to the PlayStation 4 unveiling, including Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive, Activision Blizzard and GameStop. When Hill asked Travers about the PlayStation 4, which was not physically shown at the Sony PlayStation Meeting 2013, Travers replied that it was "a pretty bizarre product launch."

"The PlayStation 3 launched in 2006, so a new PlayStation is long overdue," Travers said. "This PlayStation 4 has been highly anticipated by gamers like myself for quite some time.

"... They're trying to make a more immersive experience off the more robust hardware that's packaged into this console. However, they didn't actually show a console. They didn't give a firm release date other than to say by the holidays ... it's a long way off."

Travers continued that while the console will launch, it's unlikely it will include all its promised features.

"Apparently around-the-cloud gaming and such aren't necessarily going to be live at launch," Travers said.

You can watch the video above. The aforementioned segment takes place from 12:31 to 14:58.

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