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Xbox Ultimate Summer Sale Breakdown

Xbox Ultimate Summer Sale

Starting next week, the Xbox Ultimate Summer Sale will begin; to get the hype ball rolling, Xbox’s Major Nelson has released a teaser trailer showcasing some of the deals. The Xbox summer sales are never of the same caliber as other grand sales, like Steam’s Summer Sale, but Xbox is promising a whopping 70 discounted games between July 7th and July 13th. But they’re promising that ...

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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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Halo 5 Online Co-op Requires XBL-Gold

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Halo and Xbox players rejoiced at the news released earlier this week about the online availability and content being shipped with the fall released of Halo 5: Guardians.  In a Game Informer interview, 343 Industries touted the fact that there will be 20 multiplayer maps with launch, plus, Xbox Live Gold membership will not be required to play the always-fun ...

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Store More & Control Better With the New Xbox One

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Microsoft officially announced some feature and cosmetic changes to its Xbox One console and controller. The new box will retail for $400, but will include double the storage space than current models, as well as a new matte-black finish. The 1TB hard drive should create much more room for the growing digital storefronts the new generations of consoles have adapted ...

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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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Microsoft’s Hololens: Don’t Be Too Hasty

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It may come as a shock, to some of you, that Microsoft’s Hololens will cost more than the Xbox One. Hold on, before everyone panics, this is the virtual reality market. The Oculus Rift costs about $350, which is already sizable heap of money, and Sony’s Morpheus may be following that same route. Don’t get me wrong, the idea of ...

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Windows 10 Coming to Xbox One

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In the light of the recent Windows 10 announcement, Microsoft also announced that Windows 10 will be coming to the Xbox One, the new HoloLens, and other mobile devices. What does this mean for the future of Microsoft’s gaming products? Gamers will be able to experience their console games from the comfort of their laptops, but only on a local ...

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Yooka-Laylee Announced By Former Rare Devs

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Playtonic Games have announced that their first project will be titled “Yooka-Laylee,” and they’re dubbing it the spiritual successor to the popular Banjo-Kazooie franchise. The studio, formed by a handful of ex-Rare developers, have also said that the game will be available on Windows, Mac, Playstation 4, Xbox One and Wii U. Depending on the success of it’s Kickstarter campaign, ...

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Halo Tournament Cancelled? C’mon Microsoft

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When the Halo Master Chief Collection was released, Microsoft promised to bring back all the good ol’times we had in Halo 2, Halo 3, even Halo. Even though it was the greatest exclusive to own, there were underlying issues that followed it’s release. These issues involved the multi-player where gamers found it difficult to party up with each other. When the game was ...

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Black Ops III Reveal: A Titanfall Clone?

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After a series of leaked details and images, Treyarch and Activision decided to go the extra mile and revealed their trailer for the next installment of the Call of Duty franchise: Black Ops III. In lieu of the advanced warfare idea, players will be given futuristic toys to play with, but at the same time, it seems as though someone ...

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