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Here are your September '16 Games with Gold, headlined by Mirror's Edge

I really love how PlayStation Plus forced Microsoft's hand in giving out benefits with Xbox Live Gold. For a long time, gamers were basically paying for the privilege of using an Xbox console with nothing to show for it (except an empty wal...   read

 
 
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You can now relive Call of Duty 2 on Xbox One

Folks have politely and sometimes not-so-politely asked the powers that be to get Call of Duty: Black Ops II playable on Xbox One. It's among the most-requested games, if not number-one. First, there was Black Ops -- it joined the backward-...   read

 
 
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New video of unreleased GoldenEye XBLA game unearthed

Once upon a time, Rare was working on an updated port of GoldenEye 007 for Xbox 360. This remaster, in addition to having updated textures and models, would have included online play and a special split-screen online option. Whomever i...   read

 
 
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Telltale's Batman might be the lowest resolution game on current consoles

While Telltale games are well-known for their gripping narratives, they're also well-known for their technical hiccups. Choppy gameplay and bugs are unfortunate earmarks of the studio's work. Most people are able to overlook these issues, ...   read

 
 
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Blue Dragon seems to be coming to Xbox One via backward compatibility

Of all places, we have confirmation that Blue Dragon will be coming to the Xbox One at some point from head of Microsoft's Xbox division Phil Spencer, by way of backward compatibility. Spencer, who is typically known for his candi...   read

 
 
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There's hope for a PC port of Platinum's Vanquish

Six years after its console release, Vanquish's legacy might not be completely set in stone. There's a chance that the Platinum-developed cult classic is getting a swan song, and it's through a more substantial route than the likes of Xbox'...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4's China Rising DLC is free this week

Okay, dirt bikes, you win. I'll scramble to remember my password and load up Origin. Until next Tuesday, August 9, EA is giving out more Battlefield 4 DLC. This week, it's China Rising, which entails the Air Superiority mode, four maps (Si...   read

 
 
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Review: Batman: A Telltale Games Series: Realm of Shadows

Like Elvis, Batman is everywhere. When the Nolan-verse ended, here comes the DC Extended Universe and Batfleck swooping in, alongside of LEGO Batman and the Arkham series. It never ends. And you know what? As someone who has follo...   read

 
 
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Disney's shutting down the Infinity servers

In the wake of Disney ceasing video game development, it's winding down existing services. The biggest of those is Disney Infinity support. Come March of next year, Disney will have completely washed its hands of Infinity. In an email ...   read

 
 
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Vince, Steph, and Shane McMahon are all playable in WWE 2K17

The net value of WWE 2K17's roster just increased by a lot. WWE owner Vince McMahon and his two children, Shane and Stephanie, have all been added to the game as playable characters. Shane's entrance music puts it best: Here comes the money...   read

 
 
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August is a pretty badass month for Xbox Games with Gold

I don't know who doesn't have Spelunky by now, but if for some reason you never picked it up, it'll be arriving on the Games with Gold platform next month from August 1-15. After that period, you have the rest of the month to pick up B...   read

 
 
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If you don't sign into Xbox Live every five years, you lose your Gamertag

After the great Xbox Live Gamertag purge earlier this year, Microsoft is revamping its terms of service so you can't just sit on coveted handles. As of recently, the service agreement has been updated to note that if you don't log into a Ga...   read

 
 
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Sonic The Hedgehog 4, six others come to Xbox One via backward compatibility

So this is the part where I say "eight games" have hit the Xbox One by way of Xbox 360 backward compatibility, and you respond "Silly Mr. Peanutbutter! Sonic 4 is one game!" Well, we're both right. Indeed, Sonic 4 was split i...   read

 
 
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Details for Telltale's Walking Dead Season 3 come out of Comic Con

Recently we learned a wee little bit about Telltale's Walking Dead Season 3, but it was mostly a confirmation that it was still happening, and still featured Clementine. Now, by way of information that the publisher released at San Diego Co...   read

 
 
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Square Enix makes the first episode of Life is Strange permanently free

You won't have to rewind time to make good on this new offer from Square Enix. Starting tomorrow, Life is Strange episode one is free on all platforms, and it looks like it'll stay that way forever. Not a bad deal! The first installme...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4's Naval Strike DLC is free on all platforms

Have you kept up with EA and DICE's free DLC promos for Battlefield 4? Here's another! Now through July 26, you can nab the Naval Strike add-on (that's the one with the giant-ass monster shark, four South China Sea maps, Carrier Assault mo...   read

 
 
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CastleStorm isn't half bad on the Oculus Rift

Modern VR hasn't taken off as much as a lot of industry pundits thought it would. Most people can't afford it, and those who can are still on the fence. Developers are bonkers over it and are doing some cool things for sure, but the general...   read

 
 
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Used Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 consoles on sale at GameStop starting at $30

Remember that GameStop used console bundle from a few weeks ago? The one with a used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 for only $160? Well you can now buy these used consoles à la carte. Pre-owned units of the Wii and Xbox 360 are on sale for $...   read

 
 
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Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops III: Descent

The last time we checked in with Black Ops III's DLC, Treyarch started to slouch a bit. Eclipse was a great add-on all things considered, but it didn't shine in comparison to Awakening, which had some of the brighter maps in the e...   read

 
 
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Weekend Deals: 25% off Fractured But Whole, Dishonored 2

It's been awhile since we've seen a 25% off PC pre-orders deal (believe it or not) and this weekend Green Man Gaming has a fresh new 25% off coupon code on select upcoming titles such as South Park: The Fractured But Whole with a ...   read

 
 
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It's time to rummage through the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale's 250+ deals

Ah, who doesn't love the time-honored tradition of finding a bargain bin flooded with cheap media and then getting elbow-deep in plastic cases? There might be a real gem down there! Dig deeper! Maybe build a levee with the duds; that way yo...   read

 
 
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Red Dead Redemption will finally be playable on Xbox One this week

The lovable Xbox mouthpiece Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson just made it official: The critically-acclaimed Red Dead Redemption will be backward compatible on the Xbox One this Friday, July 8.  YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HAWWWWWW...   read

 
 
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Xbox's Ultimate Game Sale is next week

Microsoft's yearly Ultimate Game Sale isn't here just yet -- it'll run July 5 through July 11 -- but I figured a quick heads up might save some of you from buying a game this week only for it to go on sale soon. And, also, I not-so-secretl...   read

 
 
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GameStop is selling a bundle of used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 systems for $160

So, you're headed up north to the lake house this weekend, but worried it might rain. What happens if you're stuck indoors with nothing to do? Late-'90s movie marathon? Or, maybe you take up GameStop's offer with a bundle of seventh-generat...   read

 
 
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Nice! Games with Gold has The Banner Saga 2 in July

I don't like being down on Games with Gold, but looking over the list for July, I have to largely focus on a single title -- Stoic's story-centric tactical RPG The Banner Saga 2 -- if I want to stay truly upbeat. Considering how recent and ...   read

 
 
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Jinx 01

Not all of these are pure Some have DLC to finish or I havent finished the game yet or I wanna replay at some Meanwhile all I do is play Looking forward to Shantae HGH, Dishonored 2, & Divinity:OS 2 #backlog

 
Shinta

On my 3rd playthrough of I honestly thought there was no chance Id get all these trophies, but Im kind of plowing through it Just beat my 4th boss without taking a single I dont think Ill ever do the full game no death trophy though

 
Kerrik52

Do I win by default if I post my backloggery page for #Backlog, or is it only sportsmanslike to get physical? If you havent set up one yourself, its really convenient to have

 
Perro

#backlog Not fully up to date (DQVII added), does not include digital games, and you can cross Suikoden V off that list

 
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My then theres all the digital

 
Robosquid

My #dtoidcrush If were talking about everyone is definitely steven I love it when that whimsical face comes up near the end of an My heart beats fast whenever i see Though minus staff members its definitely Sayword and Hypnocoff

 
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Oh boy, its #MagicalGirlMonday!

 
RiffRaff

Less of a #Backlog and more a current Not pictured because theyre digital: God of War 3 Remaster, Wolfenstein, Ace Attorney 6 (not started till I finish 3 games in rotation)

 
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Castlevania turns 30 Still wanting Bloodstained more every

 
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