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State of Decay 2 on Steam will have cross-play co-op

It's exciting to see the name "Xbox Game Studios" pop up on Steam in any form, from Halo: The Master Chief Collection to Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition to Gears 5. I hope it keeps up. Today, we've got another Xbox One and Windows 10 ...

 
 
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Toyota is back in Forza 'for years to come'

As it turns out, a driver's license isn't the most important license when you're making a racing game. The licenses with all the individual car manufacturers to represent them in-game is far more important. When Forza Motorsport 7 and ...

 
 
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Ori and the Blind Forest has a substantial Switch demo

The masterful metroidvania game Ori and the Blind Forest will be on Nintendo Switch before we know it. In the last week before launch, Moon Studios has put out a substantial Switch demo. It's a chance to see how well the port runs – i...

 
 
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Forza Motorsport 6 to be delisted next month

Developer Turn10 has announced that Forza Motorsport 6 will soon be entering its "End of Life" status. As with other Forza games before it, this means the title will be getting delisted soon. On September 15, 2019, the game and its DLC will...

 
 
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Crackdown 3 now has a wingsuit and more achievements

Fun traversal options are so critical to my enjoyment of open-world games. I've considered queuing Crackdown 3 on a few occasions, but each time, I ended up downloading something else from Xbox Game Pass instead. With the latest update, I'm...

 
 
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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition lives up to its title

Last year, Microsoft released a remaster of the original Age of Empires from seemingly nowhere. Titled the "Definitive Edition," the port scaled the graphics up to 4K resolution, included every campaign ever created for the title, and cle...

 
 
 
 
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Xbox Live Gold to see a price rise in the UK next month

Microsoft has been informing UK Xbox owners that the price of Xbox Live Gold will rise in May. For new customers the price hike will take effect from May 8, while existing subscribers will have to stump up the extra cash from August 7."To e...

 
 
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Halo's PC ports won't require Windows 10

343 Industries hosted an AMA on Reddit for the upcoming Halo: Master Chief Collection PC ports yesterday and clarified a bunch of info on the titles. For one, Windows 10 will not be required to run the games, which might be a huge boon for ...

 
 
 
 
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Sea of Thieves launching 'friends play free' promo

Rare is looking to maintain its recent momentum with a "friends play free" promotion for Sea of Thieves. From February 6–13, players can invite three pals to set sail with them on Xbox One or PC. This promo includes Xbox Game Pass su...

 
 
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Microsoft Studios rebrands as Xbox Game Studios

2018 was quite the eventful year for Microsoft Studios. The division ushered numerous high-profile game studios under its umbrella including Playground Games (Forza Horizon), inXile Entertainment (Wasteland), Ninja Theory (Hellblade ),...

 
 
 
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Minecraft on PS3, Vita and Wii U gets its final update

4J Studios has done a terrific job with supporting Minecraft on legacy consoles. Originally launched in 2013 for PS3/Vita and 2015 for Wii U, the games have continuously been patched with new content and performance fixes to get the most ou...

 
 
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Review: Forza Horizon 4: Fortune Island

Fortune Island signals a shift for Forza Horizon expansions. The add-ons for the previous game, Blizzard Mountain and Hot Wheels, created variation by fundamentally changing the experience of driving. The former put every car...

 
 
 
 
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Crackdown is free on the Xbox Live marketplace right now

With Microsoft's X018 stream coming up soon, we're likely to find out a whole lot of information on the upcoming Crackdown 3. I suppose as an act of celebration, the original Crackdown is now free on the Xbox Live marketplace. As a reminder...

 
 
 
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Microsoft will be expanding Xbox Game Pass support on PC

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced that Microsoft intends to expand the "Xbox Game Pass" program to the PC platform. In its FY19 Q1 earnings report, Microsoft noted increased growth with gaming revenue rising by around 44%. Xbox soft...

 
 
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Crackdown 3 will be playable at Mexico City XO18 event

Xbox has announced, via their Mexican twitter account, that their very-long awaited cyber shooter, Crackdown 3, will be playable at the upcoming XO18 event, which takes place in Mexico City next month.It will be the first opportunity for pe...

 
 
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Review: Forza Horizon 4

So many of the most popular video game franchises have continually pushed their luck and eventually lost. "You can't have too much of a good thing" isn't a motto that applies to games. Not forever, at least. Sooner or later, everything runs...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves has a fiery new region to explore today

After a short delay, Rare's biggest Sea of Thieves content update yet, Forsaken Shores, is now available on Xbox One and PC. It's a chance to explore a new area full of active volcanoes and boiling water. While the fiery theme stands out t...

 
 




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Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey"'Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide'"

 

Darksiders Genesis"Revelation 3:1 says, 'loot thy dungeons'"

 

Heroland"Save the day (for a nominal fee)"

 

Import SD Gundam G Generation Genesis"Nu Gundam isn't just for show!"

 

The Touryst"Islands in the sea, that is what we are..."

 

Pokemon Sword"The pen is mightier"

 

Golem"An action-adventure gem that requires some patience"

 

Shenmue III"Have you seen any sailors?"

 
 
 

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I feel like whoever composed the Darksiders Genesis soundtrack is super into Nier Oh, and Darksiders Genesis is

 
D-Volt

Competitive Overwatch on Switch is one of the most frustrating things Ive ever No one knows how to play their heroes and no one knows the Even with voice chat everyone ignores your Big

 
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I would like The Orange Box to be Remastered on next gen consoles so we can play it without all the load

 
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Testing out drawing angry emotions today and also tried a pen sketch, so I redrew a sketch I did of angry boi Think its worked out

 
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Its December bois! Time to relinquish the last vestiges of resistance and submit to the

 
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