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Resident Evil 7 is an Xbox Play Anywhere title

If you buy a digital copy of Resident Evil 7 for Xbox One, you'll also get the horror game for Windows 10 PC at no extra cost, and vice-versa. Surprisingly, this is the latest "Xbox Play Anywhere" title. The cross-buy offer extends to exist...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct Season 2, Rayman Origins shuffle onto Xbox Live Gold today

The Xbox Games with Gold promotion is doing some shuffling around today, as Outlast and The Cave are leaving the service, and Killer Instinct Season 2 and Rayman Origins are entering it. World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap is the only game that...   read

 
 
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It is a mega day for Xbox One backward compatibility

I guess adding seven games in a single day wasn't enough for Microsoft's backward compatibility service. They needed to round off the number so it wasn't odd and I'm perfectly fine with the choices they made. Mega Man 9, Mega Man 10, and Be...   read

 
 
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Phil Spencer apologizes for Scalebound's cancellation, but he shouldn't have to

On Monday, publisher Microsoft Studios ceased production on Platinum's Scalebound. It wasn't a wholly unexpected move. Scalebound was revealed at E3 2014, but between then and now Microsoft never did anything to make it seem like ...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker for 3DS tops Sun & Moon in weekly sales

Without any new releases or major events, the sales charts in Japan haven't moved much the past two weeks. The one interesting note is that Pokémon Sun & Moon have finally been dethroned in weekly sales by a game that isn't ...   read

 
 
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Platinum Games and Hideki Kamiya break silence about Scalebound cancellation

It took two days after Microsoft's announcement of Scalebound's cancellation for Platinum Games to give a response. President Kenichi Sato expresses the company's remorse for the disappointment caused by the cancellation as "many of our fan...   read

 
 
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Xbox One's backward compatibility gets seven new games

Maybe in a move to compensate for the cancellation of Scalebound, Microsoft has updated the backward compatibility service on Xbox One with a whopping seven games today. Announced through Twitter by Major Nelson, gamers will be able to expe...   read

 
 
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Scalebound trailers are being snuffed out online

Whether or not Scalebound looked like your cup of tea, Microsoft wasn't gelling with the project. There is a lot of speculation on the why, but the game has been officially cancelled, so any potential fans are left in the cold. At least the...   read

 
 
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Mega Bloks Halo: The triple-A Lego ripoff that never came to be

Back in 2010, Microsoft and Mega Brands teamed up to release Halo Mega Bloks, a set of construction toys based on Xbox's flagship shooter. That wasn't the extent of the partnership, though. While Halo was delving into the toy wor...   read

 
 
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Microsoft has officially canceled Scalebound

[Update: Microsoft has confirmed to IGN that Scalebound is canceled. Here's Microsoft's full statement: "After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for Scalebound. We're working hard t...   read

 
 
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Xbox One S controller clearance sale at $39.99

Need an extra Xbox One S wireless controller or two to go with your shiny new Xmas present? You're in luck! Newegg is clearing out white/black new controllers for 33% off at $40 each. These are the new controllers that have been updated for...   read

 
 
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The last Xbox One S deals of 2016

Santa forgot your Xbox at the North Pole? No problemo, there are still a few lingering Xbox One S deals from select retailers out there. It's not Cyber Monday anymore, but hey, these deals will get you way more bang for your buck than sucki...   read

 
 
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My wishlist for Hitman Season Two

Overwatch, I'm going to let you finish, but Hitman was one of the best games of all time! OK, well maybe not of all time, but as my personal favorite game of 2016 it got my vote for Destructoid's Game of the Year. While we're at i...   read

 
 
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Utada Hikaru confirmed to be working on Kingdom Hearts III music

Japanese superstar Utada Hikaru wasn't a hit from the start. Her first album was entirely in English and tanked, but her second album which was in Japanese took off. She speaks and can sing in English fluently, but the work she is best know...   read

 
 
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Here's a big list of confirmed 2017 video game release dates

A lot of readers have asked us about compiling a list of games that are being released each year. It's a massive task, but I'm going to try to keep one updated for 2017. This one will focus on western, US releases for now, and games that ha...   read

 
 
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Microsoft is starting off the new year with some awesome Games with Gold titles

Despite not owning an Xbox One, I've been consistently tempted to make the plunge with all of the Games with Gold titles Microsoft has given out. Even the less exciting months have had at least one strong title, but January is just loaded w...   read

 
 
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It didn't take 10 years for the Final Fantasy XV porno to come out

I know I shouldn't be surprised by this, but I kind of am. The infamous porn studio Brazzers has released a Final Fantasy XV porn parody titled "Full Service Station" with a porn star clearly trying to emulate Cindy from the game. While I'm...   read

 
 
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Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon are now available for digital purchase

With the advent of the Games on Demand service for Xbox 360, multi-disc games were not available for purchase digitally. While this initially might have been due to file size restrictions with Xbox Live marketplace (Arcade games were origin...   read

 
 
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Nearly 50% of all Xbox One owners enjoy backward compatibility

I'm part of the 50%! According to Phil Spencer, nearly 50% of all Xbox One users are playing backward compatible titles. This is mostly because odds are, if you owned an Xbox 360 device at some point, you probably bought one or two marquee ...   read

 
 
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Valkyria Chronicles successor trims name to Valkyria Revolution, coming west

Not to be confused with Valkyria Profile, Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni, Eve: Valkyrie, Dark Rose Valkyrie, or Valkyrie, the Valkyria Chronicles trilogy's action role-playing successor, Valkyria Revolution, is coming to America and Eu...   read

 
 
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The BioShock trilogy is now playable on Xbox One backward compatibility

I'm in love with how developers and Microsoft have been pushing backward compatibility on the Xbox One. 2K may have released an updated version of BioShock, but you can now just play the original 360 release on your shiny new box. That is a...   read

 
 
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After nearly two years, the Xbox One streaming app for Oculus is out

Xbox One to Oculus Rift streaming was announced back in mid-2015, and now, it's finally available. What the app basically does is create a giant virtual screen, allowing you to utilize the Xbox One interface directly. The key is that said s...   read

 
 
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These screenshot homages from Forza Horizon 3 show how versatile the game is

This is one of the more stunning displays of art I've seen in recent years in the gaming realm. Through the use of mere screenshots, locations, cars, and logos, Imgur user EYuiS managed to craft a journey through the entire history of the r...   read

 
 
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50% off Titanfall 2, Infinite Warfare, and more Xbox One games at Microsoft

We're just two weeks away from Christmas and you'll start seeing retailers doing a mini "Black Friday 2.0" push. All that crap you didn't buy during the first round is back on sale. While that sounds sinister, the deals are in fact are pret...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV free updates road map: new characters and bosses planned

As a thanks for supporting the game, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata said the team will keep their promise of continuing to support the game after launch and thus have strengthened the update road-map "considerably beyond what we or...   read

 
 


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