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Can you believe we're approaching the third anniversary of the release of the Xbox Series X? (That's also the 10th anniversary of the release of the Xbox One, by the by.) Given that three years was the same gap between the release of the PlayStation 4 and its "Pro" derivative, some people have started to wonder if... Read more...
Microsoft has begun selling replacement parts for its Xbox controllers that will allow tech-savvy owners to make much-needed repairs to their beloved gamepad. Parts include things such as a replacement input PCBA to buttons, triggers, and bumpers. Anyone who has ever used a controller for gaming for any extended... Read more...
Gamers and fans can a expect quite a lot of good things at the Xbox booth at Gamescom this year, with much-anticipated sequels to some endearing franchises. In a recent Xbox Wire news article, the Xbox team shared that it would be bringing its biggest-ever and flashiest booth to Gamescom, scheduled to be held later... Read more...
Forget about shrinking PC shipments, tough economic conditions, and every other challenge that technology companies face. The industry is in the early stages of an artificial intelligence (AI) gold rush, and partially for that reason, Microsoft just reported its strongest quarter ever in its 48-year history with... Read more...
Microsoft is introducing an Xbox Game Pass Core subscription tier that will take the place of Xbox Live Gold starting on September 14, 2023. Existing Xbox Live Gold subscribers will automatically convert to the base Game Pass tier with no need to change any payment details or login information. However, there's more... Read more...
Assassin's Creed Mirage is set to come out in October, and the popular franchise's next adventure is coming with a haptic shirt that will let you feel the consequences of enemies that get too close. OWO will be releasing a bundle that includes its unique haptic system and Assassin's Creed Mirage for PS5, Xbox, or... Read more...
The Elder Scrolls series started out quite different from how it's known these days. The early Elder Scrolls games, Arena and Daggerfall, were technically-impressive and mechanically-complex games strictly for adults, with mature content and difficult systems everywhere. They released on a fairly-exclusive platform at... Read more...
Star Wars fans are rejoicing with the announcement of a new Ubisoft collaboration with Lucas Film game, Star Wars Outlaws. Players will be able to take part in stealth missions and epic space dogfights, all while having to make split-second decisions. The upcoming addition to the popular franchise takes place... Read more...
This week, Xbox and Bethesda held a showcase that revealed a number of new games as well as updates to existing titles. What might have been most interesting is Microsoft's acknowledgment that the Xbox Series S, while formidable, is not entirely cut out for today's games or, rather, their requirements. With rapidly... Read more...
If you're any sort of gamer, you've surely had the experience of excitedly clicking on a trailer for an upcoming game only to realize that the entire thing is hand-crafted CGI, completely unrepresentative of the game it's supposedly promoting. You can imagine your author's disappointment when he loaded up League of... Read more...
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was originally released in 2015, but developer CD Projekt is still updating the game. The title is up to patch version 4.03, and that version is available for PCs as well as PlayStation and Xbox game systems. That includes the last-gen consoles, so PS4 players and Xbox One gamers get to come... Read more...
We want to love Arkane Studio's highly-anticipated FPS vampire-themed game Redfall, but it seems like poor early reviews for the Xbox and PC releases might just give us pause. That can't be good for a company with Arkane's reputation, let alone Xbox as a whole, which has been in need of a hit title to boost console... Read more...
Ubisoft's premium subscription service finally hits Xbox consoles after being announced more than a year ago. Ubisoft+ Multi Access will give Xbox gamers access to titles such as Far Cry 6 and Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Ubisoft+ is a gaming subscription service that allows gamers to have access to Ubisoft titles... Read more...
Bethesda has gamers biting mad after it announced that its upcoming title Redfall will launch on the Xbox Series X/S with a limited frame rate. The Xbox Series X will be limited to 30fps at 4k, while the Series S will be limited to 30fps at 1440p. The highly anticipated game from Bethesda and Arkane Studios is an... Read more...
If you're trying to game on a budget, Microsoft's Game Pass is a pretty decent deal. As long as you stay subscribed at $10 a month, you get to play quite a few PC games to your heart's content, and they're not just Microsoft's own games, either. The company has been running a promotion for years that would let... Read more...
The latest Halo Infinite update has unexpectedly disabled 3GB GPU support from the game's system requirements. Gamers running 3GB GPUs, such as the infamous GTX 1060 3GB can no longer run the game and will be greeted by an error screen explaining the issue. 343 Industries seemingly did not announce the GPU requirement... Read more...
Sony expressed concerns in new documents that, if the Microsoft/Activision-Blizzard-King deal goes through, Call of Duty games will be buggier on its PlayStation consoles. The documents from Sony are in response to the provisional findings of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) concerning the Microsoft... Read more...
In a galaxy not so far away, Xbox and Lucasfilm have launched an iconic giveaway of goodies coinciding with The Mandalorian Season 3 premiere. One lucky winner will receive a treasure trove of prizes, including a Mandalorian-themed Xbox Series X and Series S, a Grogu controller, and a hoodie. For the fans of the... Read more...
The bid for Microsoft to buy Activision-Blizzard continues to devolve as Sony accuses its biggest competitor of obvious harassment. The accusation comes on the heels of the U.K.'s competition regulator provisionally concluding that the deal would harm gamers and competition in the gaming market. The accusations... Read more...
More official gameplay trailers have been released ahead of the release of Hogwarts Legacy, and the world looks magical. Hogwarts Legacy is set to be released on February 10, with those who pre-order the Deluxe Edition being given a 72-hour head start. Hogwarts Legacy is a highly anticipated game being developed by... Read more...
Phil Spencer opened up about a disappointing 2022, recent layoffs, the future of Halo, and more in a recent interview. The Xbox CEO admitted the company fell short in terms of steadily releasing "great games" to its players last year. Microsoft has been under the gun in recent months for a number of reasons. One of... Read more...
The Nintendo 64’s iconic James Bond FPS adventure, GoldenEye 007, is due to be released on modern platforms tomorrow with support for modern standards such as widescreen 16:9 and 4K Ultra HD depending on platform. From Friday, January 27, the remastered title will become available worldwide on Nintendo Switch plus... Read more...
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