A recent report from Nielsen, a company that specializes in analyzing consumer behavior, relates ownership between current- and last-generation video game consoles. The data shows that 91% of PS4 owners, 88% of Xbox One owners, and 93% of Wii U owners have at some point been in possession of a last-gen console. It also shows which consoles were owned by these demographics. Interestingly, more PS4 gamers have had a Wii in the past than a PS3.

View the full report after the jump.

A recent study from Nielsen, a company that studies consumer trends, shows the top reasons why gamers have purchased the current-gen platform of their choice. The report surveyed a number of console owners aged 13 and up. The results show that the largest factors influencing people to buy the various current-gen systems are graphics for PlayStation 4, brand for Xbox One, and fun-factor for Wii U.

Head past the jump for the full report.

Despite rumors of a potential release date being announced soon, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain might take a bit longer to finish. According to Hideo Kojima, the amount of freedom given to you in MGS V could lead to incoherence in gameplay. Kojima tries to explain as best he can on his Twitter account. 

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The Final Fantasy XV hype has been building up for months now, and today Square Enix took it up another notch with a huge video presentation for the game. There's new Xbox One footage of a player exploring the game's vast, beautiful overworld on the way to a dungeon, PlayStation 4 footage of the dungeon itself, and a documentary video called World of Wonder that focuses on the game world and its animals. You can catch these clips along with the entire Active Time Report Broadcast (including another look at Final Fantasy Type-0 HD) by clicking below!

Earlier, we learned that Tantalus' latest Wii U port should be releasing sometime this year; during the same podcast, the developer also teased another project.

During the Fragments of Silicon podcast, Tom Crago stated that Tantalus is working on another port; this time, they are porting a game from the Wii U to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. He was able to say that the game will release this year, but he did not elaborate on what game it might be. Head inside for Crago's full quotation.

The popular indie game Shovel Knight will finally be released for the PlayStation family of systems in a little under two months.

The game, developed by Yacht Club Games, has been available for the 3DS and Wii U since June in North America; the official PlayStation blog has announced that the title will be released on the PS4, PS3, and Vita on April 21st. The game will cost $13.49 for PlayStation Plus members and $14.99 for everyone else; the game will also support cross-buy, so once purchased you'll be able to play Shovel Knight on all three consoles. 

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has finally been confirmed for a March 10th release date.

After a cryptic phone number posted by the game's developer last month featuring a Miami area code, a "Wrong Number" message, and a heavy, yet blurry, focus on the word "March", it has been revealed that this is indeed the correct date.

The upcoming "top-down neon f***-em-up" is set for a release on PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita for the price of $14.99. With pre-orders available on Steam, Humble, and GOG, you'll be able to save 10% via pre-order.

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Axiom Verge is a Metroid-inspired, exploration-fueled action platformer that indie developer Tom Happ has been working on for five years now, and the sci-fi adventure is almost ready to launch. Axiom Verge has been targeting a Spring 2015 launch on PC, PlayStation 4, and Vita, and Happ has announced that the PlayStation 4 version is ready to go.

Axiom Verge will hit Sony's newest home console on March 31 for $19.99. You'll have to wait a bit longer for the other versions, but if you buy it on PlayStation 4, you can get it free on Vita via cross-buy. If you'd like to know more about Axiom Verge, check out our hands-on preview and see why we were impressed!

The Yakuza franchise has offered gamers a lot across its entries in the series, and it will continue to offer more of its Japanese crime drama and Grand Theft Auto-like appeal. Yakuza Zero will be the latest entry in the franchise, and the hour long video inside displays more of the gritty drama and atmosphere we have come to expect from the series in a gorgeous 1080p definition and at a lucid 60 frames per second.

Video after the jump!

For those of you who cannot wait for Street Fighter V to be released, you won't have to wait much longer. Capcom has recently announced "the largest and most ambitious online beta program in franchise history" for Street Fighter V. The beta program will be used to collect player feedback in order to deliver the best Street Fighter game yet. If you live in North America, you will be automatically enrolled in the program when you pre-order the game; more details on the beta program, including the release date information, will be revealed in the near future.

Take a look at the latest trailer, featuring fan-favorite Nash, after the jump!