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Feb
27
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For the charity Special Effect, you very own Skull and Xbones, could be yours prized console if you bid on it!

UK developer Rare is auctioning a load of cool stuff for charity Special Effect, including an official Sea of Thieves-branded Xbox One S.
There is only three of the Skull and Xbones consoles out there in whole wide world, so why not spend thousands to get one for yourself.
Feb
25
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Burglar falls 130ft to his death while trying to steal neighbour’s Xbox

A burglar fell 130ft to his death after trying to steal his neighbour’s Xbox from their 13th-floor flat. Jason Heywood had broken into the flat directly below his own, and was attempting to hoist himself up to his balcony afterwards.
What do you do when you live above someone that is happy playing games all not on their Xbox, but you are not, well no problem you climb down to their floor from your balcony, steal their Xbox console, and then try to climb back up, but the Xbox ended up killing him!
Feb
23
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Old Time Hockey is almost a month away!

V7 Entertainment have announced that Old Time Hockey will be launching March 28, on PS4 and PC
V7 Entertainment Inc. is very excited to announce that Old Time Hockey will be officially launching on Steam and PS4, March 28!

But the best news is if you read thru the whole press release below, you will notice they are porting it to the Switch at a later date!
Feb
22
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$100 less than you'd normally pay. - Once again, you can pick up an Xbox One S for $200.

This offer includes the white, 500 GB system that comes with Minecraft. While that's not the most expensive game to be bundled with an Xbox One, this is still an outstanding price for a new console.
First Sony announced lower prices for their PS4 console with one game, and now Microsoft is doing the same, but beating them by $50 dollars, and all this is occurring just ahead of Nintendo's big Switch launch with a nice high $299 pricetag and no games bundled in! :)
Feb
21
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PS4 exclusivity has now expired for Resident Evil 7's expansions.

All of Resident Evil 7's DLC, which was previously exclusive to PlayStation 4, is now available on Xbox One and PC.
If you been waiting to enjoy RE7 on your PC Gaming Rig or Xbox One, because it was not complete, then you no longer have to wait, as all the 'extra stuff' that was exclusive to the Sony Ponies, is now available for all to enjoy and get scared by, except for the 'VR Mode!'
Feb
21
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Developer Cyanide Presents The Making of a Goblin Video

We're less than a month away from the launch of Styx: Shards of Darkness! View today's new developer diary detailing the creation process behind the ambitious sequel below!
Cyanide Studio, developers of Styx: Shards of Darkness, today share in video form how they envisioned and gave life, personality, and soul to the main character of their game, the witty goblin Styx.
Feb
19
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The Xbox One has a variety of games, although the one thing that the PS4 has over it is that more Japanese developed games are available on that system. Phil Spencer is hoping to try and rectify this.

A fan asked Phil Spencer on Twitter what are the chances of more JRPGs being released on the Xbox One. After all, several JRPGs were on the Xbox 360 but not many are available on the new system.
It looks like Microsoft is yet another trying for another bite of the Japanese market with their Xbox console, or if not to at least bring over those types of games to the 'western world' for their loyal fans, since Scalebound didn't occur like they originally had planned, so Phil is making a trip overseas to discuss development matters with a number of third-party publishers to see if they can change all that.
Feb
17
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With Developer Commentary

Upcoming sci-fi action RPG The Surge today reveals 14 minutes of gameplay with commentary from Deck13 Game Designer Adam Hetenyi.
Explore the dystopian environments in CREO’s mysterious industrial RND complex, the Abandoned Laboratories.
Feb
16
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Lock's Quest is getting a console remaster, joining the THQ Nordic MAP initiative.

Check out the full details below!
2008’s Lock’s Quest is the newest entry in THQ Nordic’s MAP (meaningful asset-program). The MAP is THQ Nordic’s internal (game) plan on which IPs to focus mid to long term, but that’s not important right now. Lock’s Quest is one of those hidden gems that will profit from MAP and will be released in April 2017 on PS4™, Xbox One, and Windows PC.
Feb
16
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Shiness is coming soon to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

I'm always excited to see more of Shiness every chance I get! Today we have a special overview trailer that explains all of Shiness' main systems while showing off more gorgeous gameplay.
Though we don't have a firm launch date yet, Shiness is coming soon, so be sure to stay tuned for more news regarding this game!
Feb
16
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Fans of noir narratives and strategy/adventure titles, take note.

This Is the Police is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on March 22nd, 2017!
We got a neat letter today from the virtual Police Chief character of their new upcoming game for our consoles, and here it is:
Feb
16
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#XboxE3 briefing will air Sunday, June 11 at 2 PM PT.

Microsoft let it drop on Twitter, when the big Press Conference will come at E3 2017 where they are rumored to unveil Xbox Scorpio!
This year will also be the first year E3 will be fully open to the public, so for $249 you can attend the event personally if you so wish! :)

NEWS SOURCE: @Xbox (via) Twitter
Feb
15
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MOTHERGUNSHIP is coming to PC, PS4, and XB1

My excitement is pretty high right now. Not gonna lie.
MOTHERGUNSHIP is the next project from Joe Mirabello, honing the core of his previous work into an insanely fast-paced, expansive genre blend that will test your bullet dancing skills and FPS proficiency. Get yourself some DOOM gameplay vibes and fight your way to the heart of the fleet to destroy the MOTHERGUNSHIP!
Feb
15
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Now Available on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac

Blood Bowl 2, the sequel to the video game adaptation of Games Workshop's famous board game that combines American football with the fantasy world of Warhammer, today welcomes two new races on its pitch: The Chaos Dwarfs and Khemri teams.
These teams, recognizable by their monumental Centaurs and ancient arcane armors, will join the merry bloodbath that is Blood Bowl 2.
Feb
14
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The older GTA IV Xbox 360 Version is now playable on the newer Xbox One, and its been proven to be runaway success!

There may not be much that can be done about certain technical issues with backwards compatible games on Xbox One, but Microsoft will continue to look into solutions.
When news hit last week, that GTA 4 was finally 'backwards compatible', sales of the older 360 game (used discs), hit the floor with Amazon listing over 350% increase within the first 24 hours, but afterwards the bubble has busted, and its not all rosy, with alot of users complaining about 'frame-pacing' issues, and Microsoft is looking at possible solutions to the problem and its not that easy.
Feb
14
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Expand your farm with the latest DLC for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac

Today, Farming Simulator 17 expands and adds equipment from KUHN to its long list of faithfully reproduced vehicles and tools. Established in 1828, KUHN is a leading manufacturer of farm machinery.
The KUHN Equipment Pack provides 18 innovative, high quality tools for field work, giving you more options for working with square and round bales.
Feb
14
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New Till Death Do Us Part Maps, Double Cash ‘Couples’ Modes & More

Today, Rockstar Games are happy to announce that this Valentine's week, players can look forward to new updates for Till Death Do Us Part plus enjoy Double GTA$ & RP across various couples-only game modes through Monday, February 27th.
Discounts are also available for everything from Valentine’s Day themed clothing to Benny's Upgrades. Check below for the full details!
Feb
13
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New Teaser Trailer Unveiled

Perception is looking better and better, and I love this new trailer. We'll be showing the game at GDC and PAX, so if you're heading there... Check it out in person, in the meantime enjoy watching the new trailer below, and catching up on their latest game update!
The developers and publisher behind the new game Perception are very excited to announce that their game is now coming to Xbox One consoles, in addition to the previously-announced PC and PlayStation 4 versions.
Feb
10
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All Thanks to Microsoft adding the Famous RockStar titles to their Backward Compatibility library of X360 Games!

RockStar is proud to to announce that the intersecting sagas of Niko Bellic, Johnny Klebitz and Luis Lopez in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City are now all playable on Xbox One consoles via the Backward Compatibility program!
The list of Xbox 360 games now playable on the Xbox One just keeps getting longer and better, and finally we can take a break from GTA5 and its ever-expanding GTA Online world, and go back time and revisit the original GTA heroes from IV and Liberty City. :)
Feb
09
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If you've been using Microsoft's gaming consoles for long enough, then you'll remember the Xbox Media Center, also known as XBMC.

Over time, XBMC was ported to other platforms, stopped being supported on Xbox, and became Kodi.
But now, thanks to the fact Xbox One console allows for Windows 10 apps under their UWP system, the developers behind Kodi are busy polishing up their popular media center to be sent off to Microsoft soon for UWP approval, which means we will see Kodi return on Xbox.