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Xbox One S Black Friday deals with free game + $25 gift code now live

The clock has struck past midnight in Eastern Time and you know what that means: Thanksgiving Black Friday deals! Sure the retailers are bucking trend and closing on Turkey Day - but the online retailers are available as always. Microsoft S...   read

 
 
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Black Friday VR deals: Vive and Oculus with $100 gift card bonus

Update: Deals are valid still as of Cyber Monday but will expire later tonight. If you were expecting amazing deals on VR headsets this Black Friday - you're in for a slight disappointment. HTC has noted earlier this week that the Vive will...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV director warns about spoilers and details day one patch

Since Final Fantasy XV was delayed, Square Enix has promised a substantial day one patch that it's now calling an update -- more specifically the "Crown Update." Game director Hajime Tabata said it would add features to the game to mak...   read

 
 
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Of course you can take selfies in Final Fantasy XV

Press releases, demos, anime, movies, trailers, gameplay videos, chunks of the final game, action figures, PlayStation Pro compatibility, interviews, Q&As, DLC, name changes, virtual reality experiences, apologies, cars, key visual...   read

 
 
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Things are about to get complicated for Rock Band 4

Do you not like my girlfriend? Do you think I need a new one? Well, for your information prospective reader, I don't even have a girlfriend. Oh, I made myself sad. Anyway, Rock Band 4 is getting a trio of songs from everyone's favorite faux...   read

 
 
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This new labeling for backward compatible Xbox 360 games is helpful

While it doesn't appear to be widespread, I hope this approach to labeling Xbox 360 games that are playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility catches on. NeoGAF user Xyrmellon snapped these photos at Walmart and wondered if anyone ...   read

 
 
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Should console hardware iterations like the PS4 Pro have an advantage in multiplayer?

Let's break down the PS4 Pro situation. Weeks ago when asked, Sony stated that they had no intention of offering multiplayer advantages for PS4 Pro users. Yet, Battlefield 1's recent update did just that, giving Pro players in some cases up...   read

 
 
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Remember: The Xbox started life as an actual, giant X

I'm not sure how I'd never seen this before. Maybe I did and figured it was promo for the early 2000s X-Men flicks. But Microsoft's "Xbox" was once a very literal name. Microsoft is going into the archives to celebrate the Xbox 15th annive...   read

 
 
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Tabata offers excuse for Final Fantasy XV demo bugs

It must be hard on Tabata having to apologize yet again. Then again, Japanese people sure love apologizing. At the very least he offers a reasonable explanation why there are a significant number of glitches in the Japan-only Judgement Disc...   read

 
 
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Microsoft isn't sharing Xbox One sales data, but claims it beat PS4 in October

Sony rested on its laurels with the PS4. It hit its stride right out of the gate, smashing into Xbox One's awful medieval DRM system (rightfully so), but shortly after, they kind of stopped making progress compared to Microsoft. Meanwhile, ...   read

 
 
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Ollie on over to your Xbox One for some Skate 3

Fans have been clamoring for it and Microsoft has finally delivered. Skate 3 is now backward compatible on Xbox One. The modern skating classic rose to popularity with the advent of Let's Play videos on YouTube and has made a weird resurgen...   read

 
 
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Microsoft blames Activision for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Windows 10 version

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare runs just fine on consoles, but PC users, specifically Windows 10 users, are having major issues with the game. Most notably, the Windows 10 edition doesn't work with the Steam version, leaving players wi...   read

 
 
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Xbox One S pre-Black Friday deal includes free games, controller, and more

If you didn't notice, last week Microsoft started up yet another promotion to push Xbox One S units. This has been a tried-and-true method from Microsoft, and as far as we can tell it has been strongly effective even when the holiday season...   read

 
 
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The Windows store version of Infinite Warfare won't work with the Steam version

[Update: According to Microsoft, this problem falls entirely on Activision. Microsoft allows the possibility of cross-play with UWP apps and CD Projekt Red's upcoming GWENT even has the feature. I'm guessing Activision just wants the game o...   read

 
 
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Run with some jewels in Gears of War 4's new DLC

This is going to come off as an old-man moment, but I have no idea who Run the Jewels are. These two rappers, EL-P and Killer Mike, are now available as playable characters in Gears of War 4. This comes alongside some converted maps from Ge...   read

 
 
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Blue Dragon is finally on Xbox One via backward compatibility

I wasn't a fan of Blue Dragon when I tried the demo years ago. Maybe it was the map they chose or how overpowered you were, but I didn't get on with the game. Lots of people did and have been asking for a remaster or for the original to lan...   read

 
 
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All the Infinite Warfare pre-order deals for Friday's release

The newest Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will take a giant leap -- into space. Sure the trailer kinda got overshadowed by Battlefield 1's successive announcement, but that game has now been released and it's so yesterday. So back to t...   read

 
 
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Snap into a Slim Jim in Skyrim on Xbox One

One of the more hilarious mods for Skyrim was the "Macho Dragon Mod." While this didn't alter any quests or provide new content, it swapped all of the dragons in the game for some deformed Randy "Macho Man" Savage character model and sound...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 gets all spooky and scary for Halloween

[Header courtesy of Reddit user Perrinho] Unbeknownst to me, Gears of War has celebrated Halloween in the past. Apparently there was an event for 3 that featured pumpkin heads and it looks like The Coalition is set to follow suit with Gears...   read

 
 
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Microsoft is working on Windows 10 VR headsets that start at $299

During a Windows 10 event today, Microsoft shared a glimpse of and spoke briefly about its upcoming range of virtual reality headsets, which will come about through partners like HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer. They're said to "start at $...   read

 
 
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Complete Titanfall 2 deals roundup for Friday's release

Better than the original? That's what EA is hoping for in round two with Titanfall 2. Thus far, early reviews and impressions are positive and aggregate sites peg it at a 88/100. If you're a diehard Titanfall fan even when the servers were ...   read

 
 
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Microsoft has select Xbox One S consoles with a $50 gift code and free game

Until October 20, Microsoft is running a selective sale on three Xbox One bundles. Buy one of the qualifying sets and you'll receive a free $50 gift code (good for a future purchase at the Microsoft Store) and the usual Ubisoft freebie game...   read

 
 
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Phil Spencer chimes in on why Xbox doesn't sell in Japan

You know how Japanese games have 'O' and 'X' swapped on PlayStation? For those not already aware, in Japan 'O' is the universal symbol of "correct" or "affirmative" whereas 'X' is the opposite, conveying a sense of "wrong" or "negative." Co...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 economy altered due to fan feedback

Gears of War 4 is another highly rated entry in the series by gamers and critics alike (I'm digging the campaign so far), but early access players by way of the Ultimate Edition have had a few complaints. Those issues are being addressed ea...   read

 
 
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The hackers that ruined Christmas 2014 have been arrested

I actually have quite a fond memory of Christmas morning in 2014. My cousin had come over with his family and his son wanted to play NBA 2K15. I figured, why not? I'm never going to touch the game (which came as a pack-in with my PS4), so w...   read

 
 



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