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Master Race Returns

Nov
02
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Robots, scientists, and adventurers, lend me your ears!

Meet your new best friend Vladdy in Maize's new release date trailer, coming to a cornfield near you December 1st!


Talking Corn? - Impossible, would never happen, but then is a video game, should not games take us into a different kind of world, is that not the reason why we play games in the first place to escape our reality, and this game does it very well for you, so check it all the details below and show the indie developers your support when the game launches soon for PC's and hopefully we will see an console port soon if there is enough gamers playing it, and I think it will be very popular as its unique, funny and well-written game.

Nov
02
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Mobile is taking over the old-style of 'gaming', but the flood of millions of PlayStation 4 gamers is taking over the PC World!

About 78 percent of U.S. gamers play on their smartphones, according to a survey by PayPal and SuperData Research. And about 49 percent of U.S. males play on the PlayStation 4, compared to about 48 percent who play on PC.


Yet another study into the changing landscape of 'gaming', but this one is claiming that 'mobile gaming' is taking over older ways of playing on PC's and Consoles, but on the other hand it seems the surge of millions of gamers buying PS4's is knocking the PC world down in numbers, which is weird seeing how little the PS4 offers in in graphics compared to the PC, but maybe 4K PRO will help. :)

Nov
02
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DISCOVER A BETTER PLACE TO PLAY - From Shooters to Strategy, Builders to Bingo! - Designed for PC Gaming.

Facebook has officially launched the open beta of Gameroom, a desktop gaming client that is drawing comparisons to Steam.


Earlier today, Facebook shocked the 'gaming world', when Leo Olebe took to the stage at the most recent Unite in LA and he unwrapped their new gaming platform that was in very private closed beta since August, now its called GameRoom and ready for action with 30 games already to take on Steam and Valve, not to mention that their new platform works still on Windows 7 for those that don't want to switch to the latest from Microsoft.

Nov
01
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You are never too old to become a Captain Blackbeard and be arrested for 'piracy' on the high seas of the Internet!

Christine McMillan, an 86 year-old woman from Ontario, was pretty surprised when she received an email claiming she’d pirated post-apocalyptic FPS Metro 2033.


Well, it seems a Grandmother has suddenly become a nasty old pirate and might be forced to pay up her naughty ways of 'gaming'! :)

Oct
31
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KI-XXX is an Ultra 64 (Yes, the Arcade one) Emulator for Windows

It currently only emulates KI1 and KI2 (Killer Instinct). It is originally based on U64x from Lantus which was based on U64 PC, but since then its been optimized and designed for KI playing only, please see the full write-up about this latest KI-XXX release below.


After 13 long years of nothing the PC is finally getting what the XBOX has had for the past year, as KI-XXX v1.2 RC2 for Windows has been recently released by SPPV over on the 1Emulation forums, and we are reporting this here for all our loyal Arcade/Retro/Xbox fans that have been enjoying playing Killer Instinct on their new Xbox console, even tho it really sucks compares to the original Arcade version, but now thanks to hard-back-breaking-work by the 1Emulation developers, this release is perfect now for SF joy.

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.

Oct
12
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CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III DLC PACK, SALVATION, AVAILABLE NOW ON XBOX ONE AND PC

The fourth and final DLC map pack for Call of Duty®: Black Ops III, the best-selling console video game on next generation platforms*, Salvation, is available on Xbox One and PC starting today.


Salvation is also available on PlayStation 4. Published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. and developed by Treyarch, Salvation delivers the thrilling climax of the Zombies Origins saga plus four exciting multiplayer maps.

Oct
12
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*PlayStation® 30 Day Campaign Early Access Begins Today – 5th October

Get ready to suit up once again as Sergeant John “Soap” MacTavish in one of the most critically-acclaimed campaigns of all time with Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® Remastered, included in special editions of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.


Sure a new Call of Duty is just around the corner coming out next month for our beloved new consoles, but when it comes to classic CoD action, nothing beats the 'Modern Warfare', that is why Activision has decided to remastered for our updated consoles to enjoy!

Oct
11
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Surprise! Kinda.

The demo will be up shortly on Steam, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 if it isn't already in your territory.


After terrifying players at PAX East, E3, and Gamescom, the Outlast 2 demo is available today for free on Steam, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.