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Did the July Xbox Games Showcase win you over?

The Xbox Games Showcase went down yesterday, revealing the return of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. (hell yeah), Forza Motorsport, Fable, and showcased some Halo Infinite gameplay. However, nothing has yet has convinced me I need actually to purchase an Xb...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves is only getting bigger

It's all high waters and deep player counts for Sea of Thieves. That's probably a good sign when you're trying to keep a giant ship afloat. Xbox recently revealed that Sea of Thieves has surpassed 15 million looting, plundering buccane...

 
 
 
 
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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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Seymour

Proposition: To appease Christian conservatives, we sanction porn from the old, conventional Internet into an entirely separate (still criminally free) set of services, servers and We would call it the

 
Kerrik52

I decided to give myself a break from gaming and blogging and now its been a Doing this has been relaxing, but it really highlights how little I have to do outside of chores and job I think its time to play some Ys

 
LaTerry

I finally got a copy of Pokemon Snap and managed to take this Im pretty sure Ill never top

 
FakePlasticTree

Listening to the final Giantbomb East Podcast, and it’s an emotional ride and I can’t believe that I’m getting so upset about That’s the power of a community, same as Dtoid, I appreciate all the communites I’ve been a part of and they’ve g

 
Dango

Im working on a short story that Im pretty excited Its supposed to be the introduction to a dark fantasy world, and the angle is a little strange in a way I find

 
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Some things I cant stand down I think its important that, as much as we change, we stay true to ourselves, so long as it doesnt harm someone Thats why I am recommiting to my love of pineapple on

 
Whispering Willow

I dont have much to add to the current discourse save for this: If you see a problem, you can come to the community team and talk about You dont have to go at things

 
FakePlasticTree

It’s happeniiiiiing!

 
mullon

I want a game that plays like Skyrim, but is set in the Redwall

 
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god, Id be the worst mod ever

 
 

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