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Gears of War 4 Readies Week-long Events to Celebrate Valentine's Day

By John Keefer, Feb 07, 2017 8:05am PST

Gear packs and two new maps are only a few of the goodies planned those special murderous someones who play.

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Gears of War 4 cross-play between Windows 10 and Xbox One now available

By John Keefer, Jan 30, 2017 7:47am PST

Social Quickplay added to the cross-play list, but Core and Competitive will remain separate

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"Precision isn't everything, but it's something. Also it's a lot faster to move your reticle from ..."

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Windows 10 Game Mode coming to Windows Insiders this week

By David Craddock, Jan 25, 2017 3:20pm PST

Microsoft explained more of the mode's particulars, such as gameplay streaming with Beam.

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Report: Leaked Xbox Scorpio documents reveal absence of ESRAM

By David Craddock, Jan 24, 2017 2:13pm PST

Despite lacking ESRAM, Microsoft's Xbox Scorpio must be able to run Xbox One and Xbox One S titles.

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"I wouldn't argue that, the 360 memory architecture was so bad that it was a great benefit"

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Xbox Games with Gold announced for February

By John Keefer, Jan 24, 2017 9:06am PST

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and Monkey Island 2: Special Edition highlight the list.

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"Lovers in Dangerous Spacetime is awesome. Really fun couch co-op game. "

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Halo Wars 2 Preview: Where Console and PC Collide

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 19, 2017 2:14pm PST

Halo Wars 2 is shaping up to be a worthy successor and a smart implementation of strategy games on a console. Read our full preview to learn more. 

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"Crossplay in fps games dosent feel stacked because they neuter pc's advantages by limiting max ..."

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Xbox One update to speed up dashboard, again

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 6:30am PST

Microsoft is adding one-button access to a much quicker overlay full of common functions, along with other bells and whistles.

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"The XBONE needs all kinds of optimizations. It runs ridiculously slow and glitchy."

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Windows 10 is Getting a High-Performance Game Mode

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 1:25pm PST

Windows 10 Game Mode will be available in preview builds starting this week.

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"They said it works with win33 and win64 stuff as well as uwp "

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PSA: Windows 10 Update KB3213936 Can Cripple Multi-Monitor Gaming

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 12, 2017 9:35am PST

This Windows 10 update is causing multi-monitor systems to have major issues.

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"yeah, it's damn near a requirement. i make touch-screen apps for our show hosts to use on-air. i ..."

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Xbox boss Phil Spencer says Microsoft will still 'take risks' following Scalebound's cancellation

By David Craddock, Jan 11, 2017 2:15pm PST

Spencer hopes to strike a balance between independent projects and internal, first-party development.

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"I was super hyped when it got announced, but the last trailer looked awful imo, and as I recall ..."

- bouxdag see all 14 comments

Here's How You Can Buy The Latest Xbox Wireless Controller Colors

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 2:10pm PST

Choose from one of two models with two distinct color schemes. 

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Xbox One Gets Seven More Backward Compatible Games Today

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 1:17pm PST

Play more golden oldies with support for seven more titles on the Xbox One today.

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Forza Horizon 3 gets Rockstar car pack DLC today

By John Keefer, Jan 03, 2017 9:22am PST

Seven new vehicles are available as part of the season pass.

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"Is this the build that can do a locked 60fps? Because I'm waiting for that build. "

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Game of the Year 2016 #8 (Tie): Forza Horizon 3

By Steve Watts, Dec 26, 2016 12:00pm PST

Forza Horizon 3 is easy enough for anyone to pick up and enjoy, but with enough attention to fine detail to provide plenty of depth as well.

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"Just a quick note that I dropped elsewhere too. Our #8 this year is an unprecedented three-way ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 6 comments

Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra, The Cave highlight January Games With Gold

By John Keefer, Dec 20, 2016 10:01am PST

Just in case you get a gift of Gold for the holidays - or an Xbox One 

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"Now that i think about it, i kinda see why they made this a "seasonal" thing.. adding the ..."

- technotica see all 2 comments