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    Gears of War 4 Review (Xbox Play Anywhere)

    After a five-year layoff, the chainsaw-ripping Gears of War series is making a return to the Xbox, with a little side trip to the PC thanks to Xbox Play Anywhere. The third-person cover-based shooter jumps forward a little further in the in-game world, taking place 25 years after the end of Gears of War 3, when Marcus Fenix […]

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    SteelSeries Launches Arctis Gaming Headsets With Sleek Design and Bi-Directional Microphones

    For a good while, we stayed away from gaming peripherals because they were ostentatious. For whatever reason, the powers that be decided blaring red and jagged edges embodied gaming, and the whole market just went with it. We’re actually pretty far removed from those days, with LucidSound and Tesoro being two of many examples of companies […]

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    Forza Horizon 3 Review (Xbox Play Anywhere)

    Have you ever watched a trailer for a game and wondered if the amazing graphics were a cut scene or actual gameplay? This is a question that you will not be asking yourself when you play Forza Horizon 3. The Forza Horizon series is an open-world offshoot of the Forza series, putting the spotlight on individual locations for […]

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    Long Overdue Llamas Will Be Added to Minecraft in the Next Update

    Minecraft is about to receive possibly its most important update. The 1.11 update is expected to go live sometime this week, and Mojang talked a little about what players can expect at Minecon, which took place in Anaheim over the weekend. Sure, there are new enemies, items, and dungeons, but obviously, the real story here is […]

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    Bloxels Helps Kids Build Their Own Video Games

    Ever play a video game and think of all the ways you could make it better, or just completely different? Well now you can. Bloxels, in a partnership with Mattel, has launched a new hands-on technology that enables kids (but you know adults will want in on to) to build, design, play and share their very […]

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    The Minecraft Xbox One S Bundle Is Now Available

    It’s a big day for Minecraft fans. That is because Microsoft has released the Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle (500GB). This special edition includes the most compact Xbox yet, the Xbox One S, which is the only video game console this holiday that features a built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and HDR support for […]

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    ReCore Review (Xbox Play Anywhere)

      ReCore is the first title to be released on Xbox Play Anywhere, Microsoft’s unified Xbox/Windows 10 platform. It’s set on a world called Far Eden, with the player controlling a character named Joule Adams and her initial Corebot companion, Mack. Without spoiling too much of the plot, Joule wakes up from her cryo-sleep trying […]

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    The PlayStation 4 Pro Can Handle 4k and HDR Gaming

    Gaming in 4k resolution is finally coming to consoles. At a press conference today, Sony confirmed the much-rumored PlayStation Neo, which is now called the PlayStation 4 Pro. With a new CPU and GPU, the PS4 Pro can now handle 4k resolution and HDR, but it’s not quite a dream console. The PS4 Pro looks […]

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    Nintendo is Bringing Mario to the iOS With Super Mario Run

    It started with Miitomo, and it kinda continued with the Niantic-developed Pokémon Go, but now consider the tap wide open. Nintendo is going full steam ahead into smartphone apps with their leading man with Super Mario Run, an upcoming game for iOS announced by Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto at the Apple iPhone 7 press conference today. […]

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    Dell Announces New Alienware 15 and 17 Gaming Laptops

    The gaming laptop wars are heating up, and while Acer definitely brought the inferno, Dell’s not doing too badly for themselves. They’re announcing their new Alienware 15 and 17 laptops at the PAX West gaming convention today, and sure enough, they promise to be VR-ready thanks to mobile version’s of Nvidia’s new 10-series GPUs. The […]

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    Supergirl is Coming to Lego Dimensions, But She’ll Be an Exclusive

    Good news bad news time. The good news is that our favorite second season-getting superheroine is making her way to Lego Dimensions, joining what seems like characters from every other pop culture franchise. The bad news is that minifig Supergirl will be a little tricky and/or cost-ineffective to obtain — she’s an exclusive to the PlayStation […]

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    Pokémon Go is Losing Players Fast

    Well, it wasn’t going to last forever. The meteoric rise of Pokémon Go this summer has finally ended, with new stats from Axiom Capital Management showing that daily active user and engagement rates have been dipping since mid-July. Bloomberg has a report on the decline of the game, with an Axiom analyst suggesting that worried execs of […]

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    The Super Nintendo Came to North America This Week 25 Years Ago

    August 23, 1991 was quite a day. Not only did the World Wide Web become accessible to the public, that was the day Nintendo brought their Super Famicom console to North America as the Super Nintendo. Nintendo had been involved with gaming since the early ’80s with the handheld Game & Watch console before establishing […]

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    Watch This Hamster Play Super Mario Bros. And Win

    When I saw the link to this video at first, I was really hoping for some contraption enabling a hamster running in a wheel to progress in Super Mario Bros. That kind of pro-animal egalitarian technology still eludes us, but this isn’t bad as consolation. Someone built an abbreviated version of World 1-1 of the […]

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    A Huge Chunk of the PS3 Library Will Soon Be Playable on PC

    It’s a good time to be a PC gamer. More and more Xbox One games will be released for both the console and Windows 10, an increasing number of third party games are getting PC ports (the quality of which admittedly varies), and now just about the whole PlayStation 3 library is becoming available. Yesterday, Sony […]

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    Aussies Have Created An Awesome Xbox Onesie

    Don’t let those greedy babies tell you otherwise, onesies are for all ages. Xbox Australia knows this truth, and has done us all a solid with the Xbox Onesie (get it?). It’s comfy, it looks like a spacesuit, and it’s probably real. Probably. It sounds like it’ll be sold, but you never know with these […]

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    Watch as Pokémon Go Disrupts Traffic in Taipei

    When Pokémon Go finally made its way to Asia late last month, most attention was turned to Japan and the McDonald’s deal the developers struck. But, a handful of other countries in southern and southeast Asia also got the game, and that includes Taiwan. If you think that a month gone by has seen enthusiasm for […]