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Microsoft has added game gifting to its PC digital store

One of the odder things about each console's digital storefront is that you can't actually gift games to your friends. Microsoft actually introduced the feature on Xbox One last year, but now the feature has come to the Windows Store on Win...

 
 
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Here's a list of songs removed in GTA IV's latest update

For those unaware, earlier in the month, Rockstar announced that a number of licensed songs within Grand Theft Auto IV's radio stations were going to be removed in a new update, due to the 10-year licensing agreement on them expiring. Well,...

 
 
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Xbox is adding Discord functionality, but not for voice chat

Discord has supplanted all other PC chat services to become the current standard-bearer for online gaming. Soon, it'll expand its horizons to console functionality. Microsoft revealed today that it's in the process of integrating Discord in...

 
 
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You can check out PUBG for free on Xbox One next week

Microsoft have announced that, as part of next week's Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days promotion, Xbox One owners will be able to run around in battle royale title PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds without dropping a dime.Between April 19 and Apri...

 
 
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Games with Gold scores another solid month this April

Xbox Live Gold subscribers are in for another solid month this April. Xbox One owners will be treated to Assassin's Creed: Syndicate and The Witness while 360 owners will be given Cars 2 and Dead Space 2 to keep. Remember, all 360 titles of...

 
 
 
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Metal Gear Survive is getting a second beta on all platforms

How can you survive without playing Metal Gear Survive? Isn't the wait killing you? Aren't you being played like a fiddle while waiting? While that last question doesn't make sense, neither does the existence of Metal Gear without its creat...

 
 
 
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New year, same old video game magazine oddities

In the last issue, we celebrated the demise of Miiverse by looking back at some notable Miiverse posts. Originally, this issue was planned for December and was supposed to be holiday themed, with an emphasis on holiday-related oddities from...

 
 
 
 
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Xbox Live's giant Black Friday sale rounded up (100+ games)

Microsoft has launched its giant Xbox Live Black Friday sale for 2017 - and the sale is very much worthy of the Black Friday name. We're spotting over one hundred games on sale, many of which are at a historic low price. You'll even find ev...

 
 
 
 
 
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Xbox Live goes free for the Battlefront II beta this weekend

The open beta for Star Wars Battlefront II is all the rage right now, but some people might not be sure if they want to pay for Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus just to play a beta. I know I wouldn't, but I also have PC as an option. If y...

 
 
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Gone Home headlines October's Xbox Games with Gold

Strolls, not spooks, are the theme for October's Games with Gold on Xbox. Halloween would be the easy and obvious route, but next month's freebies for Xbox Live Gold subscribers mostly ignore that. Well, big deserted houses can be kind of ...

 
 
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Get ready for Forza 7 with September's Games with Gold

In the lead-up to October's launch of Forza 7, Microsoft will be giving out Forza 5 on Games with Gold next month. Alongside their flagship racing series comes Oxenfree on Xbox One, while 360 gamers will get Hydro Thunder Hurricane and Batt...

 
 
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Bayonetta headlines August's Games with Gold selection

For a couple of months now, the selection of Games with Gold titles hasn't been too hot. Microsoft had continuously outdone Sony's choices on PS Plus for awhile, but then Sony seemed to pick things up and provide something other than obscur...

 
 
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July's Xbox Games with Gold is lacking any real standouts

July is about the most dead video games get during the calendar year. Spring and fall are for new releases, and winter is for sales. June has E3 and August is when things ramp up to the holiday season. July is for fireworks and barbecues a...

 
 
 
 
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Games with Gold for May continues the trend of meh

We've had this odd trend where the recent free games on offer from both Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus have been going down in quality. Looking at just Microsoft's service, the last few months have been pretty spotty. May doesn't seem ...

 
 
 
 




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Professor Dillyball

Got a whole bunch of games (perhaps too many?) from the Devolver Steam sale last Now to find time to play them Well anyways, my first ever cBlog is up! Have a great day!

 
Michformer

The more I play Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth, the more disappointed I am about GOGs decision to take it down last Prevents it from being accessible to modern audiences, which is a bummer since I believe itd benefit

 
Chris Moyse

I was hangin with my sister, one of the few folk I have, and shes just left to go live in the for a I couldnt be happier for her, but Im melancholy as fuck at the decreasing health, wealth and security in my Im losing all

 
FakePlasticTree

Despite the issues with some of the bosses, the PS3 version is ultimately still The combat is a lot of fun, even without the Wiis wank TV remote Also, I really wish they hadnt cut out the open world in Hope its back in

 
siddartha85

Man, Hyrule Warriors is fun! Im so glad they brought it to I knew I would like Linkle, but this Impa is pretty

 
Lex

Fuck me for 100%ing Stories: Path of that last achievement was such a pain and just showed that the leveling system wasnt really balanced for the games

 
Shoggoth2588

I made a short CBlog (for me) about game collections that I didnt It should be live an hour or It seemed like a good idea since its almost E3 and I wouldnt be surprised if we see a bunch of new collections this

 
CaimDark Reloaded

So turns out that an annoying drawback of bagging a bunch of physical games is that you have to STAND UP and walk up to the console when you want to play something Then walk back to the Who does that? What a shocking revelation!

 
Spiders For Sale

Divinity OS is losing steam after the first A lot more combat, a lot less interesting things to see and interact Said combat is slowly turning into mere routine, as

 
ShadeOfLight

With Zelda being playable in Hyrule Warriors and also having her BotW costume, I felt it necessary to recreate that most captivating and memorable moment from Breath of the

 
 

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