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Is there really a third unannounced next-gen Xbox model?

Readers, you'll have to let your intuition do the heavy lifting on this one. This is the type of story where I feel equal parts good and bad about it. It's the kind of rumor that's completely plausible yet the evidence is rooted in nothing ...

 
 
 
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Xbox has a new feature for delivering console bundle pack-ins

As digital distribution rose to prominence, that's the direction console bundles went. Cheaper than manufacturing a physical product, buying a new Xbox, PlayStation, or Switch often means one or more codes to redeem for games. In the grand ...

 
 
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This new Katamari Damacy Reroll bundle is the cutest thing

Some intrepid eyes on the internet have discovered that a new retail bundle for Katamari Damacy Reroll on Switch is heading to retail shelves tomorrow (September 20). Containing a digital copy for the game on Switch along with Fangamer's "P...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bandai Namco isn't interested in Epic Games Store exclusivity

It seems like gamers aren't the only ones disinterested of Epic Games. In a recent interview with MCV, Bandai Namco Europe's Herve Hoerdt (SVP of marketing) stated that the company is not interested in the exclusivity deals that Epic Games ...

 
 
 
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Gears Pop! is now available on PC and mobile

One of the weirder announcements of E3 2018 was Gears Pop! Mashing Gears of War with the stupidly popular Funko Pop brand, many thought it was a big joke before Microsoft confirmed it would be a free-to-play game landing on mobile devices. ...

 
 
 
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Grid 2 has been delisted from digital marketplaces

Without much warning, Codemasters' 2013 racer GRID 2 has been delisted from all digital marketplaces. This includes Steam, the Humble Store, PSN, and the Xbox Live Marketplace. While physical copies exist for consoles, you'll now be unable ...

 
 
 
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(Update) Alpha Protocol has been delisted from Steam

[Update: As it turns out, the delisting for Alpha Protocol wasn't because of Sega losing publishing rights, but due to a music license. As is the case with most digital removals, Sega did not renew its contract for the song "Turn Up The Rad...

 
 
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Collection of Mana and Trials of Mana are headed to Switch

It seems the rumors were true. Square Enix confirmed during today's Nintendo Direct that Collection of Mana will be heading to Switch. Containing all three of the original Mana titles (one which was previously Japan exclusive), i...

 
 
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Xbox Game Pass is making the jump to PC

Microsoft is finally bringing its Xbox Game Pass service to PC. Sort of soft launched last year with "Xbox Play Anywhere" titles, Microsoft has detailed a full outline for what Game Pass will be offering PC players in the near future. In ad...

 
 
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Journey lands on the Epic Games Store next week

Thatgamecompany's 2012 masterpiece Journey will be launching on PC next week. Coming to the Epic Games Store on June 6, 2019, the title is currently available for pre-order at the ridiculously low price for $4.99. After Epic's sale ends, th...

 
 
 
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Blaster Master Zero blasts onto Steam next month

Inti Creates has announced that Blaster Master Zero will be heading to PC soon. Coming to Steam on June 14, 2019, the retro reboot will launch with a 10% release discount off of its $10 price. You can find more information on the game over...

 
 
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(Update) Chex Quest gets a third episode after 22 years

[Update: As was brought to my attention by Destructoid contributor Adzuken, Chex Quest 3 is actually not brand new. Released in 2008 by Jacobi as an unofficial add-on, today marks the first time it is being endorsed by General Mills. It is...

 
 
 
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Epic Games Store's first sale is off to a rocky start

Remember that really good sale the Epic Games Store started yesterday? Turns out not everything is going well in paradise. As has been discovered over the last day, a lot of publishers are not happy with Epic dropping a sale out of the blue...

 
 
 
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Tetris 99 combos up some paid offline DLC

Nintendo has announced that its hit battle royale puzzler Tetris 99 will be receiving some paid DLC. Available immediately on the eShop, the "Big Block" DLC will include offline options for players that aren't so keen on taking the fight on...

 
 




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TheBlondeBass

Played 4k60 Yakuza Kiwami 2 yesterday on the new PC, felt good after not being able to proceed with the series for a while due to performance These games are soooo good

 
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Thanks to everyone for the job advice, sorry I didnt reply to I hate Anywho I got the engineering job, Im sitting in my office drafting blueprints and after 15 years it came back like a lightning Thanks again everyone!

 
medicamecanica

The new ps5 update makes it so you can set hdr to only when I ran into games like trails of cold steel where they were looking real bad on ps5 unless I manually turned it

 
Parismio

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lokhe

Im late to the party with Ghost of Tsushima but Im just in love with the What style of play did you go for? I find myself steering hard away from the stealth because the samurai fantasy is just

 
Slimybear245

Got the DLC for a Hat In Time on ps4 and decided to get 40time pieces,I thought I didnt do much in the game but actualy only had 3 time pieces back to the game has reminded me how nice the controls and movement feel in this

 
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Dino Crisis is finally on the soundtracks

 
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If you fancy watching a murder by words, this was just brutal (and brilliant) to watch

 
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Unlike real life, I like a good conspiracy theory mystery in my Or even a good who-done-it mystery to Yakuza/Judgment, Ace Attorney, Obra Dinn, all get me super invested in the What are some games with great mysteries?

 
 

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