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Master Race Returns

Oct
30
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Splinter Cell 'sale' goes 'viral' on Steam, and they run out of 'keys', leaving lots of bought copies totally useless!

The Splinter Cell series for PC went on sale this weekend on Steam. Every game was discounted at 75% off, including Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the most recent game which Kirk Hamilton called in his review a sort of “greatest hits” collection borrowing the most successful parts from each previous game.


It happens now and then, but normally Valve stops sales, but this time the Steam community is flooding the network with complains that Splinter Cell sale was so popular, alot of people ended up with a pile of digital bits and bytes on their HDD that was worthless, and credit card charge for it, and no key incoming any time soon to turn their purchase into playable enjoyment on their PC Gaming Rigs.

Oct
28
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New Sanctus Motorcycle, Lost vs Damned Adversary Mode, T-Shirt Unlocks, & More

Beginning today players can enjoy Halloween festivities in GTA Online with the new Lost Vs Damned Adversary Mode, the LCC Sanctus Motorcycle, plus enjoy plenty of other thrilling bonuses and treats. Full details on Halloween bonuses, items, and more are below.


So its that time of year again, time to put on a mask and scare the world, and since 'clowns' are getting rounded up in real-life due to all the sightings and problems, we are thankful at least we can still have some scary fun by crashing the parties that are forming online in our virtual GTA world, and to help ring in the special witching hours, the developers have throw in a bunch of new modes & items.

Oct
27
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Real-Life Hacktivists from San Francisco and DefCon, helped to design the new missions in the Watch_Dogs sequel.

Thomas Geffroyd spent about 20 years preparing to be the hacker advisor inside Ubisoft for the Watch_Dogs 2 game. Well, not really. But that’s how long he has been close to the hacker community, which provides the central characters and backdrop for the sequel about hacking smart cities.


The first Watch_Dogs was set in Chicago and it was very popular game, and also unique in its gameplay on how it used 'hacking' to control the missions and gameplay, and its sequel will of course be similar, just set in San Francisco where alot of the original hacktivists started, and as such Ubisoft recruited some long-time ones to help design their new game and make the missions better.

Oct
27
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August acquisition of the game-streaming site Beam now built directly into Windows.

Microsoft's Windows Creator Update event included a brief segment about the company's game-specific updates. That Wednesday segment kicked off with an announcement that Windows will now come with live, online game-streaming capabilities built in.


Microsoft earlier this year bought a small start-up company called Beam, and today they announced that starting early next year, their Windows 10 devices and of course Xbox One, will be breaking away from using Twitch in regard to 'Game-Streaming' and will be updated to have the 'Beam-Platform' integrated into Windows 10 and of course Xbox One consoles to handle all those 'streaming' needs of broadcasting your 'gameplay' or 'watching' it with your online buddies via their Xbox Live service.

Oct
26
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“Screw It, Let's Go to Space"

World gone mad? Screw it, let's go to space! Directed by Peter Berg, follow a crew of gamers – including Michael Phelps and Danny McBride – as they escape the frustrations of Earth and launch into intense dogfights, zero-G combat and classic boots-on-the-ground action across the solar system in this epic new installment in the Call of Duty franchise.


Only a few days left before Call of Duty comes blasting into our retail gaming stores, in the meantime it seems we might be a bit delayed as we have found ourselves screwed floating in space with nothing but our two trusty sidearms to fight our way back to Earth.

Oct
26
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We Want: “Everyone, including those in the Media, to Experience our Games at the Same Time"!

Both Dishonored 2 and the Skyrim: Special Edition will only be made available to reviewers one day before their respective launches, Bethesda has announced today. In the announcement, this is now referred to as company “policy”.


If you been wondering why there is no reviews out yet regarding the upcoming new edition of Skyrim, well its because Bethesda thinks everyone including the media should experience the game at the same time, no reading or seeing it ahead of launch time.

Oct
25
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Available on PC, Xbox One, and later PlayStation 4, the Closed Beta starts today.

Time to show off your crazy card skills and masterful bluffing techniques. GWENT is here!


CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce the start of the Closed Beta of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game.

Oct
25
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Anniversary Bonuses, New Vehicles & More

Beginning today players can grab the all-new café racer inspired Pegassi Vortex motorcycle and starting this Friday, it’s time to enjoy the dark revelries of Halloween weekend in GTA Online with the release of the new LCC Sanctus motorcycle, a bloodthirsty new Adversary Mode and more.

(Coming this Friday, just in time for Halloween: Terrorize the streets of Los Santos with the menacing Sanctus.)

And starting now through November 7, celebrate this month’s anniversary of GTA Online with a massive assortment of discounts spanning three years’ worth of content updates, as well as a chance to score some serious bonus cash.

Oct
23
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Everyone by now, knows of the problems that Samsung's had with their recently released Galaxy Note 7.

But now, their problems have been recreated by modders with their 'Galaxy Note 7 Explosive Mod' and it has already gone super-viral in very popular GTA V’s mod community. And as you can guess this is not really so hilarious for Samsung. So they have filed a recently copyright infringements against Rockstar games, after failing with Youtube in gettting the 'Mod Video' taken down.


Samsung had lots of problems with their Galaxy Note 7, with now two different recalls, and over $3.5 billion in cost to their company, now their explosive problems have been nicely recreated in wonderful 'mod' for the Grand Theft Auto 5 community, and

Oct
22
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‘Trump Mains Hanzo’: A Super PAC Runs Ad Targeting Florida Videogamers

The billboard's message, while gibberish to non-gamers, says Donald Trump isn't a team player. An anti-Donald Trump super PAC is looking to appeal to swing-state videogamers with a billboard linked to Activision Blizzard Inc.’s hit game “Overwatch."


As the final countdown is on for Election 2016, Clinton side is trying to paint the fact that Trump is like a character from Overwatch, and that is NOT an Team Player, in an attempt to win over the youth that can legally vote, and actively play video games in the USA.

Oct
21
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It's Time To Wear Your Scary Pumpkin Face Again!

The Festival of the Lost returns ‪on October 25th. Wear new Masks, collect candy and laugh once more in the face of Death.


Its almost witching hour in Destiny, soon everyone will be partying like its no tomorrow, as Halloween fast approaches and we wear our best masks, as we try to protect the world with our Guardians, just remember in real life this year 'Clowns' are out due too many weird scary sightings, so lucky we can pretend all we want in our own virtual world.

Oct
21
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Get on board on October 25, 2016 with Farming Simulator 17 – coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Farming Simulator 17 is just days away. Ready to get your farming on? Watch the trailer and groove to those sweets sounds of Matt Sanders (yes, I Shazam'd it). Have a good weekend, folks!


Launch Trailer is out, and in few days the game that everyone been waiting for is finally will be here, as you will be able to experience what it was like (well this is), to live and work on farm, while still staying in your big dirty city, driving back and forth to work or school, and when you are relaxing remember what life is like when you have to take care of livestock and make sure your crops grow right.

Oct
21
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Launches Nov. 8th for PS4 and PC. - Listen to the “Tundra” track today!

What if the key to exploring virtual worlds wasn't modern-day headsets, but age-old analog devices? If playing and warping curious data cassettes sounds like your thing,


Peer into a world of ominously still factories, magnetic disorders, and run-down machinery. From Adult Swim Games and FIRE FACE, Small Radios Big Televisions arrives November 8 on PlayStation 4 and PC.

Oct
17
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[04.04.2017] - Extra Time to Be Spent on Optimizations Based on Testing and Fan Feedback

It seems Sniper 3 was not up to scale that their early access players would like the game to be, so developers have decided to go back and polish up the game some more, before finally releasing it on our consoles and PC's.


Sadly, yet another great game has been delayed, but this delay is worth it as the developers are going to make it much better now!

Oct
15
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Our Very Own Modder 'White Lord' is Back with Another Exclusive MaxConsole Mod for All to Enjoy!

Have you been enjoying, Mortal Kombat XL on your PC, and find that its been limited by the developers in whom you can pick to fight, etc. -- Well no longer as thanks to the hard efforts of 'White Lord' and his DaTaHaCKs team they have recently finished up their latest mod, and here it is released exclusive to our MaxConsole Forum Members to enjoy!


Read all about it in our 'DaTaHaCKs' forum section, but REMEMBER you must signup and be a member to download the mod, and REMEMBER to thank the authors for their work, it only takes a few minutes to do both and with your support, more mods like this one will continue to be released right here on our MaxConsole forums for all to enjoy!

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Oct
14
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Within less than 24 hours after the PS VR went on sale, non-PlayStation 4 owners are buying and using them also!

Although PlayStation VR is not compatible with other devices such as PC, Xbox One or Wii U, the new virtual reality headset of Sony itself can be used with these platforms to view its contents in Cinema Mode.


PlayStation VR might have been designed just for usage on their PS4 consoles, but that does not stop owners of the new headset trying it out on other platforms and consoles to see what they could use it for besides just for playing with it on their PS4 consoles.

Oct
14
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Farming Simulator 17 opens up its Garage in a brand New Trailer

Farming Simulator 17 is almost here! With a fulling stocked garage, how am I going to pick the right tractor for me? More importantly - will my tractor come in pink?!


Farming Simulator 17 releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on the 25th of October, only a few days away.