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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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Gamer races against the ghost of his departed friend in Forza Horizon 3

With politicians and angry parents blaming video games for the world's troubles, it sometimes becomes hard to see the good that gaming can do. Be it kindling relationships between friends or bringing back nostalgic memories, games are more ...   read

 
 
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Universal is taking a crack at a Gears of War movie

Just ahead of Gears of War 4's release on Tuesday, Microsoft Studios and Universal Pictures have announced plans for a Gears of War feature film "based on the Xbox video game series." Aside from that quote and some initial production credit...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon 3 October update brings new cars and a strange PC error

In some weird twist of fate, the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 is requiring a full game download for the latest patch. Either Microsoft made a huge mistake, or we're now into the era of 51 GB updates. Imagine that kind of day-one downl...   read

 
 
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Microsoft is making rare Achievement unlocks feel more special

There's something to be said for knowing how many other people have earned an in-game accomplishment and where you fall relative to everyone else. I'm always particularly amused to see unlock rates for impossible-to-miss tasks that take pl...   read

 
 
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Sea of Thieves sounds like what No Man's Sky multiplayer should have been

Multiplayer, teamwork, ship customization, physical loot to carry and stow away, "hand-crafted" locations to visit, various "legends" to tackle, and large-scale skill-based multiplayer combat. All things we only dreamed of doing in No Man's...   read

 
 
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The Coalition is revoking some illegitimately obtained Gears of War 4 keys

Last month, Nvidia announced that anyone who purchased a new GeForce 1070 or 1080 graphics card would receive a free copy of Gears of War 4 for PC and Xbox One. Unfortunately, it looks like a group of enterprising individuals had manag...   read

 
 
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Microsoft has even more Gears-centric Xbox One S bundles

To go along with that decked-out Gears of War-themed crimson Xbox One S, Microsoft has a couple of other, more affordable system bundles on the way.   read

 
 
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Grab the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 bundle and get an extra free game

Update: These deals may be expired. We're checking it out... Yesterday we reported that Microsoft is running a promotion with a free game of your choice when you buy an Xbox One S. The caveat is that the offer only works for in-stock consol...   read

 
 
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Active pre-load Gears of War 4 right now

Digital pre-orders for Gears of War 4 on Xbox One are available for pre-loading right now! The official Gears of War Twitter account let the details loose around an hour ago along with some information on the file size. The PC version is n...   read

 
 
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More Call of Duty titles land on Xbox One via backward compatibility

A lot of Call of Duty titles remain the most-requested games for Xbox One backward compatibility, but that list may soon change. Last week, Call of Duty 3 was given functionality and this week, Call of Duty: World at War has been added. In ...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon reaches 'end of life' status, will soon be delisted

[Thanks to user Rabite for the tip] Forza Horizon 3 will be releasing next week and the original Forza Horizon was recently added to Xbox One backward compatibility. Everything seems to be going swell for the spin-off series. There comes a ...   read

 
 
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MineCon 2016 is a surreal snapshot of how far the series has come

It's appropriate that MineCon is in Anaheim, California this year, because it's incredibly Disney-like. Watching the bombastic opening ceremony, it was weird having flashbacks to playing the voxel-based alpha of the game way back when, with...   read

 
 
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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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