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Xbox looks like it's doing a Sunday E3 press conference again

The sprawl of E3 festivities is like the elastic band on a well-worn pair of tighty whities. It only gets more and more stretched out as time goes on. At some point, you stop expecting it to spring back to its original elasticity. You just ...

 
 
 
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Xbox One is getting a new 'Duke' controller for $70

It's still hard to believe the original Xbox controller is mounting a comeback in 2018. Xbox designer Seamus Blackley and Hyperkin have updated "the Duke" for Xbox One and PC players who (for one reason or another) have fond memories of the...

 
 
 
 
 
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Here are the Golden Joystick award winners for 2017

The Golden Joystick Awards took place yesterday, one of the first major "Year in Review" events to happen thus far, with many of this year's best and brightest titles clamoring for the retro-chic trophy.Nintendo's Zelda: Breath of the Wild ...

 
 
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Review: Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is one of the PS2 classics I remember well enough to know I played it, but have let almost every other detail escape from my mind. Eurocom and THQ's Zelda-like set in ancient Egypt was a fun attempt at a new...

 
 
 
 
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OG Xbox backward compatibility is coming to Xbox One tomorrow

The Xbox One might not have many exclusives to its name, but the biggest feature it has over the competition is backward compatibility. Starting tomorrow, that service won't be limited to just the Xbox 360 as Microsoft is bringing original ...

 
 
 
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What is the most aesthetically pleasing console you own?

Across years of releases, video game consoles have had almost every look under the sun. From the loud, bright-green-on-black of the original Xbox, to the translucent black Sega Saturn which adamantly declares on its disc tray "Thi...

 
 
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The Navy is using Xbox controllers to make life easier

In some rather bizarre news, the Navy will be adding Xbox 360 controllers to Virginia-class submarines to make controlling the vessels' periscopes easier.  The Xbox controllers will be replacing a $38,000 joystick system designed by Lo...

 
 
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The Xbox's original 'Duke' controller is making a comeback

The original Xbox's original controller, the Duke, frightened me at the time. It kinda still does! There's been talk of bringing the gamepad back for Xbox One and Windows 10 and that initiative -- led by Xbox designer Seamus Blackley -- is ...

 
 
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Phil Spencer is movin' on up at Microsoft

Xbox head Phil Spencer has received plenty of praise over the past few years for the way that the Xbox One has changed under his leadership. It's not just external parties who have taken notice. Microsoft just rewarded Spencer in a big way....

 
 
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The forgotten games of Xbox

[If you ask Sony, they'll tell you that no one cares about backward compatibility. But Microsoft? This is one thing they get. Help Michael Griff talk about some hidden gems from the original Xbox that you'd like to play on your Xbox One...i...

 
 
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Xbox Live Indie Games closes at the end of the month

It's the end of the line for Xbox Live Indie Games. Ok, 80% of its entire catalog is seemingly Tower Defense or Zombie Survival games, but there were also some interesting, experimental and straight-up great titles on there.On September 29,...

 
 
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Mouse and keyboard support coming to Xbox One 'soon'

Speaking at a PAX panel this weekend, it was confirmed by Xbox/Windows gaming VP Mike Ybarra that support for keyboard and mouse is on its way to Xbox One.A lot of players have been asking for the alternate control style for years now, but ...

 
 
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What original Xbox game are you most excited to play again?

When coming up with this week's question, I had a thought. Looking back over the past Destructoid Discusses, I never centered one around the Xbox. Now, part of that reason is I've never owned an Xbox. I have been able to play all three gene...

 
 
 




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TheCoolFreezer

That Disgaea 1 remake looks I’ve not finished D5 yet, but this is the perfect reason to start playing Definitely getting that collectors Also, tips for leveling in Disgaea 5? Cristoph, the green haired guy, is doing no damage

 
Seymour

So, I spent around 3+ hours playing RE5 for my LP channel and, at this point, the pace at which this game is pissing me off is rapidly Uroboros second form is the most infuriatingly obtuse and tedious boss Ive ever

 
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Playing video games is pretty awesome, but have you considered WRITING about playing video games? The bloggers here sure have and its awesome

 
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YES!! I’ve been waiting so long for a non-VR Finally!

 
Czar Kazem

I took next Monday off for a concert we never ended getting tickets for, so now Im 8 hours from a three day Just gotta survive,

 
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My studies have finished for the year, have some free time over summer so I can finally be more active on DToid and in Discord! Ive missed actually being able to chat with you crazy

 
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Gundam Narrative Seems to be a sequel to Phenex and Sinanju Stein make appearances with new HG kits announced for Heres Narrative Gundam, the new main character

 
 

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