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The Xbox Duke controller is officially back

Enough people wanted to see a return of the original Xbox's massive "Duke" controller that the dream has become reality. Xbox designer Seamus Blackley and Hyperkin teamed up to make a new Duke for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, and that produc...

 
 
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Even more original Xbox games have come to Xbox One

Following that recent batch of Xbox games headed to Xbox One including Morrowind, Jade Empire, and Conker: Live & Reloaded, Microsoft has rolled out another wave of backward-compatible titles. Starting today, you'll be able to play thes...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion"I'm an expansion now"

 

Shaq Fu - A Legend Reborn"Shaq is back, but kinda wack"

 

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Incredibles 2"Jack Jack, baby"

 

Tag"The Hawkeye movie you never knew you wanted"

 

Unravel Two"It takes two, baby! (But not really)"

 

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TriCerAroK

Dear Satan, please make it so the Eternal in Doom Eternal means that we get source code and Your puppet Hugo Martin hath said that id are giving us what we Make it (also it should be Eternal Doom)

 
PLANET P1SS 69

Bloodborne feels like validation

 
lordxmugen

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New teaser for Nightmare Cops,

 
absolutfreak

Finished up Battletech last With that and DQ Builders done, my backlog beckons to I feel like the prettiest girl at the

 
Electric Reaper

Bunny Girl Wednesday

 
Tohsaka

TIL Windjammers is on

 
PhilKenSebben

#Confessiontoid I like Paladins more than

 
GoofierBrute

Confessiontoid: Ive yet to play a 2D platformer than can eclipse the greatness of Super Mario World, and Ill most likely never

 
Gestalt

Incredibles 2 was overhyped and remarkably Glad I watched it, had fun, but it wasnt near Incredibles 1

 
 

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