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June's Games with Gold Xbox line-up is another shrugtastic selection

Look, I'm going to be honest with you guys. I hate Assassin's Creed III. I understand some people feel it is a great game and it does have a very interesting setting, but it was easily one of the worst titles of 2012. I didn't even play it ...   read

 
 
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Microsoft won't force Xbox One and Scorpio games to run at the same framerate

While Microsoft has been mostly mum on its souped up new Xbox One, Project Scorpio, ahead of E3 next month (except to say that there are "no issues" and it's coming this year), Twitter has granted us one tidbit: Microsoft won't mandate game...   read

 
 

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Rumor has it that Microsoft is trying to salvage Scalebound

If you forgot (or are hearing it for the first time), the Microsoft and Platinum collaboration Scalebound was canceled several months ago. I mean, some of us kind of saw it coming in a way given the Xbox One's awful performance in Japa...   read

 
 
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Microsoft's massive Xbox backward compatibility flash sale is live

Every so often Microsoft holds a bomb ass sale, and this one is no exception. It's been teased for a while now but it goes live today -- over 275 backward compatible (read: Xbox 360 to Xbox One) games are up to 75% off until May 22. While t...   read

 
 
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Halo 3 will not be getting a remaster

Halo 6 won't be making an appearance at E3 this year, leading fans to speculate that Microsoft and 343 Industries are cooking up a Halo 3 remaster to fill the gap. Wouldn't it be great to play the premiere Xbox Live game on modern hardware ...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Charlie Murder

I don’t remember much about Charlie Murder from its original 2013 release. It was such a late Xbox 360 title that a lot of people overlooked it in favor of the looming Xbox One and PS4 launches. To make matters worse, Microsoft seemed...   read

 
 
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Yep, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still king during Golden Week

Round two of Japan game sales this week, this time covering the actual Golden Week. So what did people buy? Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. A lot of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. No new games were released during the holidays, so people bought more Mario Kart....   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bursts on scene, surging Switch sales prior to big holiday

The sales number are in for Japan from April 24-30, 2017. Typically these release on Wednesday, but last week was Golden Week, a series of holidays smushed together. That big holiday is why these numbers are a little delayed (and also incid...   read

 
 
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Microsoft boss says 'no issues' with Scorpio, should still hit targeted launch

We haven't heard much out of Microsoft's camp when it comes to pretty much...anything, Many of their exclusives have been either canceled or delayed, and at this point it's obvious that they're pretty much saving all of their surprises for ...   read

 
 
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E3 2017 press conference and stream schedule

E3 is going to be a bit different this year. With a few big companies winding down their presence, the ESA is winding up their attendance numbers with public entry. But unlike (the bigger) Tokyo Game Show that has press and public days...   read

 
 


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Hard Corps: Uprising joins Xbox One backward compatibility

I figured with Microsoft already adding two games to the backward compatible list this week that we wouldn't see more. Not only have they added one of the best Contra games in a long time, but they also decided to include four other games. ...   read

 
 
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Review: World to the West

Nintendo has been pretty consistent in making Zelda games every few years. While it normally swap between the 2D and 3D style for each game, you only need to wait about two or three years before getting your hands on another Hylian adventur...   read

 
 
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Creative director at Turn 10 promises big things for Forza and Porsche partnership

Last year, Turn 10, developer of the Forza series, announced that they had bagged the rights to put Porsche vehicles in their games, starting with a Forza 6 Porsche expansion. That led to Forza Horizon 3 getting yet another pack last m...   read

 
 
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Review: Little Nightmares

It's been while since a game has ensnared me like this. Where lesser games struggle for my attention as I routinely check the clock and put on podcasts, Little Nightmares hypnotized me with ever-present suspense. Your main goal in this puzz...   read

 
 
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Review: Voodoo Vince Remastered

With the release of Banjo Kazooie-inspired Yooka Laylee, the upcoming Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, and the revival of Psychonauts, 3D platformers are re-emerging in mainstream gaming. Whether this will just be a short-lived nostalg...   read

 
 
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We're probably done hearing about Scorpio until E3

It's hot stove season for video games -- that time right before any major E3-related announcements happen where everyone's left to speculate what major E3-related announcements will happen. Microsoft fueled the fire a bit last week wit...   read

 
 
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Microsoft is looking to add a refund service for Xbox One/Win 10 games

Refunds for digital games have been a pretty dour situation for a long time. When Valve announced it was finally implementing returns for Steam purchases, it was a big win for digital marketplaces. As for console marketplaces, though, you'v...   read

 
 
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Minecraft is getting its own marketplace where content creators get a 'majority cut'

This May, Minecraft is getting its biggest update in months. Set to debut on the Windows 10 and Pocket Editions of the game, 1.1's "Discovery update" brings in a new currency (Minecraft Coins) and a marketplace, which is sure to be pol...   read

 
 
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How much is too much for Xbox Scorpio in terms of price?

Well, we're one step closer to knowing what Project Scorpio will entail when it hits later this year, but there's still a fair few unanswered questions -- most notably, the price. Although Microsoft quickly folded into PR speak by saying "a...   read

 
 
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Xbox Project Scorpio specs revealed, plays 4K at 60fps

Finally we have some hard data on Microsoft's Project Scorpio, a more powerful version of the Xbox One. Digital Foundry reports that the system will be able to run games in 4Kresolution at 60 frames per second and feature eight custom x86 ...   read

 
 
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Miniature documentary on fighting game taunts leads with teabagging

Core-A Gaming recently put up an cool little mini-doc on YouTube that deals with the philosophy of taunting in fighting games. It goes over some examples in the community, the reasoning behind why it works, and shifts into a great breakdown...   read

 
 
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Red Dead Redemption 2 reportedly set to show off 4K on new Xbox One

At E3 2016 Microsoft showed off a new, slimmer Xbox One called the Xbox One S (which is already out) and announced "Project Scorpio," a souped up Xbox One meant to do 4K resolution bullshit for peoples whose TVs also do 4K bullshit. And sup...   read

 
 
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Oh, that's right, Microsoft is re-releasing Phantom Dust

You'd be forgiven for thinking that Microsoft was done with the Phantom Dust property. While it's true (and still disappointing) that we're no longer getting a full reboot of the Xbox action-strategy title, an enhanced version is in the wor...   read

 
 
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This is the first of the Xbox One 'Tech Series' controllers

Microsoft has a fancy new Xbox One gamepad coming out next month. Aside from the "military technology"-inspired design, this Recon Tech Special Edition controller has a textured diamond rubberized grip on its backside. It'll be out on April...   read

 
 
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Xbox One will allow custom gamerpics before long

As much as my eyes like to glaze over when reading a big list of upcoming system-level features line by line, there are some genuinely good additions coming to Xbox One in the nearish future. This month as part of Microsoft's Xbox Insider p...   read

 
 


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