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Microsoft E3 2016 Conference Recap

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The Microsoft E3 2016 press conference was insane. Expectations and hype are out of control, leaks have been blowing through the internet for weeks, and Microsoft had (and took) a lot of opportunities here. This is what Microsoft fans have been waiting for, and I covered it live. Check out the live coverage below: 12:32pm – The Xbox One S is ...

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Grifball and more coming to Halo 5 in Hammer Storm update

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Keeping up with their promise of free monthly updates to Halo 5: Guardians, 343 Industries has just announced the return of several classic gamemodes and features to the game. This February, you can expect to be able to grab all sorts of giant, explosive balls in Grifball, Assault, and Fiesta with the Hammer Storm update. Of course, you may ask, “But ...

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Fallout 4 Review – Home, Sweet Home

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Fallout 4 is one of the most highly anticipated titles of 2015. Fans of the series (including myself) have been anxiously awaiting the new installment for years, and now it’s finally in our hands. I’ve been playing Fallout 4 for a few weeks now, and though I know I’ve seen far from everything the game has to offer, I think I’m ready to ...

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Rare Replay Review – Victory Lap

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When Rare Replay was announced at E3, it immediately became one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year – and for good reason: Rare is one of the most iconic developers in the world of video games. In 1982, Tim and Chris Stamper established Ultimate Play the Game, a small development group that would be reborn as Rare in 1985. ...

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Microsoft’s Mission Statement: More Services and PC, Less Mobile

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In a recent email addressing employees, provided by Geekwire, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, set out the company’s mission statement. Business and Productivity, the cloud, and more personal computing were the core tenets which the company will focus on for the future. Despite mentioning that it will concentrate on bringing many of its services across devices, there was clearly a greater ...

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Microsoft and Oculus Rift, partners in VR gaming

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In a rather unexpected turn of events, Microsoft and Oculus VR are now partners in the new push towards bringing virtual reality to your living room. “We’re thrilled to be working closely with the team at Oculus. Their groundbreaking work in virtual reality is inspiring, and the Oculus Rift delivers a truly next-generation VR experience,” said the Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, ...

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Microsoft’s new approach to PC gaming with Windows 10

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For years, E3 has been an event that was intended to show off whats new in the world of console gaming, oftentimes being the place where new consoles were announced to much fanfare while PC gaming was relegated to a more minimal presence. Lately however, Microsoft has been making progress on their intent to bring at least some attention back ...

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6 Must-Own Xbox One Games

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For months I have been eager to piece together a rundown of my personal Top 10 Games of the Generation (thus far) but it wasn’t until I put pen to paper, or rather finger to keyboard, when I realized that I was unable to even think of this many that were particularly great, let alone good enough to qualify as a “top” ...

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