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Limited mods are coming to Minecraft: Pocket Edition and Windows 10

Announced today at MineCon, "Add-Ons" have been dated for Minecraft's Pocket, Windows 10, and Gear VR versions. Don't get too excited though! Microsoft falls one step short of calling them full-on mods, as the phrase "tweak" is used to desc...   read

 
 
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There's an Xbox One Kinect bundle for $190 at Groupon

Remember when the Xbox One Kinect Bundle went for $499.99? Go back in time just a year ago and you'd still see some retailers listing the bundle at that price. Now with all the attention on the Xbox One S, the old Xbone with Kinect is going...   read

 
 
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Buy a GTX 1070 or 1080, get Gears of War 4 for free

Upgrading your PC for the latest games is something of a lost practice. Since a lot of games are based on console architecture, most newer toasters are able to run anything. Some games (Crysis) will push your system to the breaking point, b...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 will feature split-screen on PC

Fans of couch co-op will be happy to hear that Gears of War 4 will feature a split-screen option on PC. In an interview with PC Gamer, Mike Rayner, technical director for the Coalition, confirmed the option. "We have to deal with multiple ...   read

 
 
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All first-party Microsoft games will run at native 4K on the Scorpio

I'm kind of getting tired of hearing about 4K resolution, but it looks like the Xbox Scorpio will be rendering games natively in the new format. Shannon Loftis, publishing manager for Microsoft Studios, mentioned to USA Today, "any games we...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7's console edition is on par with arcades

I don't have as much to say about Tekken 7 because there just isn't a whole lot to say. It's Tekken. That's all you need you know really. If you're a Tekken fan and been following it, you'll already know that the game is...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 Lantern demo: You really should play in VR

While not very scary, Resident Evil 7 is a demonstration on how virtual reality can work in full-length AAA games. The game is clearly made with VR in mind, and it works stunningly well, but in my first experience with VR I was more im...   read

 
 
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Oh hey, 'Splosion Man is free with Xbox Live Gold

If you're an Xbox Live Gold member, you have some downloads to queue. Besides this month's remaining Games with Gold offerings -- Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China (Xbox One) and Mirror's Edge (Xbox 360), both of which recently joined the ...   read

 
 
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Xbox One backward compatibility now at 250+ games

Three more Xbox 360 games were added to the Xbox One's backward compatibility list today, making over 250 games available on the current-gen console. This was announced by Major Nelson in a tweet which contained some box art shots for the a...   read

 
 
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The Xbox One may yet get its emulator

Over the weekend, we reported on the emulator NESBox being allowed permission for release on the Xbox One. Microsoft eventually denied the application, citing that it did not go through the [email protected] program. The developer of the program wasn...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 won't feature microtransactions

Capcom has long been a stalwart of frivolous DLC, but it looks like Resident Evil 7 will be skipping out on such practices. Announced today through Twitter, RE7 will feature pre-order bonuses, but no microtransactions. A few new screenshot...   read

 
 
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Microsoft's cross-play and cross-buy 'Play Anywhere' initiative is officially underway

ReCore might not be the best way to celebrate it, but Microsoft's "Play Anywhere" concept has officially seen the light of day. Although it was tested with Quantum Break it was haphazardly facilitated by download codes through Xbo...   read

 
 
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Don't 'worry,' Call of Duty isn't going anywhere

Call of Duty was once a well respected franchise -- at least, more than it is now. It may have borrowed heavily from Hollywood to create scenarios that glorified war, but the games were trailblazers for mechanics that nearly every shooter s...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight's second expansion will launch in spring 2017

[Header courtesy of DeviantArt user seraharcana] Yacht Club Games has taken to Twitter to show off a small teaser image for the upcoming Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment. It looks like the second expansion will be coming out in spring 2017...   read

 
 
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With the new Xbox accessories, color comes at a price

Not to be outdone by Sony, Microsoft also has announced some new accessories for its updated Xbox One S. The Xbox One S controller, which has Bluetooth connectivity and improved grips, is now available in black, blue, and purple.   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon 3 looks pretty damn good

Forza Horizon 3 is ticking all the right boxes. It's a cross-buy, cross-play "Play Anywhere" title on Xbox One and PC, it has a bumpin' soundtrack, and it's built entirely around cruising. For those of you who don't love simulation rac...   read

 
 
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Farming Simulator 2017 does the impossible and brings mods to PS4

Bethesda disappointed the world last week with its announcement that the PS4 versions of Skyrim and Fallout 4 would not contain mod support. Not only did this give their Xbox One counterparts an edge in terms of competition, but it went bac...   read

 
 
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Groove out with Forza Horizon 3's soundtrack

Turn 10 Studios has unveiled the soundtrack to Forza Horizon 3 on the world. It contains a whopping 150 songs that range from rock to rap and mostly everything in-between. Along with those tracks comes support for Microsoft's "Groove" servi...   read

 
 
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Generation 8: Three years later

It's been about three years since the beginning of Generation 8 in console gaming (four if you want to start when the Wii U launched). We've sure come a long way in just three shorts years! No matter what your preference in gaming is, we've...   read

 
 
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Microsoft taking jabs at Sony with recent tweets

Microsoft has been running a smear campaign against Sony since the announcement of the PS4 Pro. Its tweet following the livestream detailed how the Xbox One S has a UHD Blu-ray player, something Sony decided to leave out of its upcoming con...   read

 
 
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Bayonetta is a bloody amazing addition to Xbox One

Ooh, what timing! Over the weekend, Bayonetta came up during a couple of far-reaching gaming conversations at PAX West, and now here it is, playable on Xbox One thanks to backward compatibility. I'll say now what I said then -- it's still w...   read

 
 
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Here's how PS4 Pro compares to Xbox Scorpio so far

Xbox tipped its hand the earliest, but Sony was the first to fully show it. Scorpio versus Pro. In this age of incremental console improvements, which of the two biggest platform-holders has the most impressive new trump card? We can gander...   read

 
 
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Bejeweled 3 and more now playable on Xbox One

I still remember when Sony dissed Microsoft about not being able to share games back in 2013. It was crazy to think that a major corporation would result to petty insults to goad its rivals, but the times have certainly changed. At least on...   read

 
 
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Xbox One S gets a free game plus $50 code from Microsoft

Microsoft has started an extra aggressive push on the Xbox One S, just as we near Sony's September 7 PlayStation announcement. Now through September 6, if you buy an Xbox One S (or the original Xbox One) from Microsoft, you will receive a f...   read

 
 
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Minecraft just got a wacky 'the floor is lava' minigame on consoles

It's been a pretty great year for Minecraft. After spending years playing catch-up to the infinitely expanding PC edition that Mojang and Notch crafted so many years ago, Microsoft is finally moving the series forward with new content. That...   read

 
 
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