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Steam Deck Windows Drivers Are Here

Steam Deck Windows drivers have arrived, finally adding official Windows support to Valve's handheld gaming PC. Unfortunately, you won't yet be able to dual-boot your Deck to either Windows or…

March 10, 2022 | 02:12 EST

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13 ID@Xbox Game Pass Fall 2019 Games Announced, Including Cities: Skylines, The Escapists 2, and More!

Thirteen games will be coming to your Microsoft console as part of the ID@Xbox Game Pass Fall 2019 games. These titles include Dead By Daylight, Cities: Skylines, The Red Strings Club, and more. More…

September 27, 2019 | 11:30 EDT

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Track Down Space Probes in Astroneer's Wanderer Update

The Astroneer Wanderer Update is here, bringing with it some neat new devices for players to craft and a little bit of new gameplay. Primarily, players will be able to hunt down historical space…

September 27, 2019 | 10:00 EDT

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Minecraft Is Getting A Character Creator On Xbox One, Windows, And Android

Have you always wanted to make your own Minecraft character within the actual game's engine? Well, you're in luck. Mojang is introducing a new character creator to its smash-hit creativity sandbox.…

September 21, 2019 | 11:30 EDT

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Gears 5 Accessibility Options Include Colorblind Modes, Target Lock

Gears 5 developer The Coalition has outlined accessibility options the upcoming third-person shooter will have. The stated aim is to provide "a usable experience for as many players as possible".…

September 5, 2019 | 10:23 EDT

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First Wave of September Xbox Game Pass Games Announced

Microsoft has announced the first wave of games that will be heading to Xbox Game Pass this September. Over the next few weeks, there will be some fun games to try out. The first round comes on…

September 4, 2019 | 03:40 EDT

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Microsoft's Xbox Games Pass and Xbox App For PC Debut

Today, Microsoft will show off their Xbox Game Pass and Xbox App (which is currently in beta) for PC later today. Currently, the Xbox Game Pass PC is live, and the Xbox App is currently unavailable…

June 9, 2019 | 03:00 EDT

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Astroneer 1.1 Update Adds Extra Large Shredders, Increases Research Costs

The Astroneer 1.1 Update is here and it's made some nice changes to the game! This update adds a couple of new items for you to research and build, overhauls some planets, and increases Byte costs…

May 13, 2019 | 11:42 EDT

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Inside Xbox 4/16 - Xbox Gamebar on Windows 10

At Inside Xbox it's not just about Xbox as the gears shift to talking about gaming on Windows 10. The focus of this is the little known Gamebar that's built into all Windows 10 computers. Gamebar is…

April 16, 2019 | 06:44 EDT

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Astroneer Delayed to 2019, Exotic Moon Now Playable

The Astroneer release date has been moved into 2019 and a playable version of the exotic moon is available in the latest update according to a forum post on the game's official website. …

November 14, 2018 | 04:43 EST

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Rare Reveals Full Details For Sea of Thieves' "Forsaken Shores" Free DLC

It's time to set sails on another pirate adventure with Sea of Thieves' "Forsaken Shores" update, which is filled to the brim with brand-new content. Rare released the full details on this free DLC,…

September 25, 2018 | 03:28 EDT

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Get Gas & Mix Things Up With The Astroneer Crafting Update

Following its showing at PAX, survival crafting game Astroneer has released the Crafting Update to Steam Early Access which alters the game's crafting progression into a more complex system according…

September 6, 2018 | 08:38 EDT

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Astroneer Update 0.92 Brings New Ores, Ditches Printers

The space-mining game Astroneer has pushed out an update which implements some new ores into the game, changes some crafting recipes, and fixes a few bugs according to a news post on the game's Steam…

August 6, 2018 | 06:35 EDT

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Prize Crates To Be Removed From Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7, the latest in the long-running line of racing games, will be removing Prize Crates (the game's version of loot boxes) in the coming months as reported by Eurogamer. A loot box…

July 27, 2018 | 02:15 EDT

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Shred Items For Scrap In The Astroneer 0.9 Update!

System Era Softworks' Astroneer has released another update which brings new items and equipment for explorers according to a news post on the game's Steam Community page. Astroneer is a game where…

July 9, 2018 | 02:15 EDT

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Oculus Changes System Requirements, Windows 10 Now (Partially) Required

Oculus has announced changes to its required and recommended specifications to run the Oculus Rift. The hardware hasn't changed, but Windows 10 is now the only OS that will meet minimum…

June 28, 2018 | 10:13 EDT

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Microsoft E3 2018: Halo Infinite

Microsoft's Xbox E3 2018 show kicked off with Halo Infinite. We got to see a fantastic video showcasing the graphical fidelity of the engine. We got to see a variety of Earth-like scenery…

June 10, 2018 | 05:10 EDT

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State of Decay 2 Hunts Down Bugs With 20 GB Patch

Late last month, State of Decay 2 released to largely warm reception. Since then, players have been busy, racking up over 600 million zombie kills in only a few weeks. That said, Microsoft's newest…

June 3, 2018 | 05:23 EDT

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Burn Rubber In The Astroneer Rover Update

The Astroneer Rover Update is here and brings a brand-new vehicle to the game according to a blog post on the game's official forums. Astroneer is an early access sandbox game developed and published…

May 8, 2018 | 10:55 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Kraken Images Leaked, New Crew Size Option Available

Images of the rumored Kraken in Sea of Thieves have been leaked on multiple places (such as ResetEra) as reported by Eurogamer. Additionally, a new crew size of 3 is available to prevent griefing…

February 16, 2018 | 03:21 EST

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Sea Of Thieves Scale Test Beta Now Live On Xbox One

A scale test for Sea of Thieves is now live according to a tweet from the game's official account. The particulars of this element of the game's beta are detailed in a recent blog post over on the…

February 16, 2018 | 02:58 EST

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Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Coming To Android And iOS February 9th

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition is coming to Android and iOS on February 9th. The game was announced for Android and iOS back in August 2017. An iOS App Store page which recently appeared confirms…

January 30, 2018 | 09:52 EST

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Sea Of Thieves Sails Into Closed Beta January 24

Sea of Thieves, the upcoming pirate game being worked on by Rare, will be entering its closed beta on January 24, 2018, according to a press release from the publisher. In Sea of Thieves, players can…

January 10, 2018 | 12:10 EST

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Cities: Skylines Drops Snowfall on Xbox One and Windows 10

Colossal Order and Paradox Interactive revitalized the city-building genre with the release of Cities: Skylines back in 2015. Since then they’ve produced a plethora of DLC to alter your experience as…

November 14, 2017 | 03:43 EST

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Forza Motorsport 7 Will Have a 50GB Day One Patch, Some Features Unavailable At Launch

Forza Motorsport 7 will have a 50GB day one patch and some of the game's features won't be available on the first day of release as reported by VG 24/7. Developers Turn 10 Studios have…

September 19, 2017 | 06:14 EDT

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Game Stuttering Issues Are Due To Creators Update

Back in April, Microsoft rolled out the Windows 10 Creators Update that brought with it many new changes, including to gaming. One was the Game Mode, a mode you could put your computer in to, in…

September 14, 2017 | 09:58 EDT

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Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Coming To Android and iOS

It wasn't just the PC release of Final Fantasy XV that was revealed at this years Gamescom as an announcement that surprised many was made in the form of Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition. For those…

August 24, 2017 | 12:28 EDT

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AM2R Developer Hired By Moon Studios, Working on Ori Sequel

And now, some good news. Readers might remember AM2R, a fan game rerelease that brought Metroid 2 off of the Game Boy and into modern times. It was extremely well received in the short time it was…

August 7, 2017 | 12:30 EDT

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E3 2017 - Forza Motorsport 7 Details, Xbox One X Improvements Revealed

If you're anything like me, it pleases you to hear about a new flagship racing sim coming out in the coming year. This year's Forza comes in the form of Forza Motorsport 7, seeing as Horizon had its…

June 17, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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NSA-Derived Ransomware WannaCry Shuts Down Computers Worldwide

A ransomware derived in part from NSA tools publicly leaked last month has shut down computers around the world recently. The ransomware is known as WannaCry, WCry, or simply Wanna. According to an…

May 14, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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Windows 10 Game Mode Can Make Games Perform Worse

It seems like the Game Mode feature for Windows 10 has problems at the moment, making games running while this mode is active often perform markedly worse than games running with the mode turned off…

May 1, 2017 | 07:59 EDT

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Windows 10 Is Now On A Six-Month Upgrade Cycle

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be shifting to a six-month cycle for major upgrades to Windows 10, Tom's Hardware reports. The core reason for the stated move is to make it easier for…

April 21, 2017 | 09:05 EDT

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Open-Source Patch Circumvents Windows Next-Gen CPU Check

An open-source patch has been created to circumvent a Windows Update CPU check in Windows 7 & 8.1 as reported by Bleeping Computer. Microsoft had previously stated that the latest CPUs will not…

April 20, 2017 | 03:04 EDT

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Microsoft to Offer Steam-like Self-Service Refunds

Microsoft is supposedly offering self-service refunds for Windows 10 and Xbox One Users, according to images posted on the Xbox One Reddit. A screenshot showing what appears to be an alpha test of…

April 12, 2017 | 05:05 EDT

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Yooka-Laylee Release Comes With Day One Patch, No Play Anywhere Support

Today marks the official release date of Yooka-Laylee, spiritual successor to platforming-juggernaut Banjo-Kazooie and one of Kickstarter's biggest success stories. Following a massive £2 million…

April 11, 2017 | 10:51 EDT

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Fallout Shelter Is Now Available On Steam

Bethesda Game Studios' vault-building simulator Fallout Shelter is now available to play on Steam. The Steam version of the game has launched nine months after the game originally debuted for PC on…

March 30, 2017 | 01:00 EDT

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Minecraft Releases Free Power Rangers Skins On Console, Pocket, & Windows 10 Versions

Popular block-building game Minecraft has announced today that they are releasing a set of character skins themed around the original Power Rangers television series for the console, Pocket (mobile…

March 28, 2017 | 09:15 EDT

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Microsoft Will Block Windows 7 & Windows 8.1 From Updating On Newer CPUs

Microsoft will be blocking Windows Update from working on Windows 7 & Windows 8.1 for PCs with newer CPUs as reported by DSOGaming. The issue is detailed on a support page detailing the specific…

March 17, 2017 | 10:01 EDT

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Windows 10 Now Shows OneDrive Ads in the File Explorer

Microsoft created quite the reputation around their latest Operating System, Windows 10. First, they launched a pretty aggressive campaign to encourage Windows 7 and 8 owners to upgrade (basically…

March 9, 2017 | 05:24 EST

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Microtransactions Coming for Halo Wars 2; NA PC Physical Release Canceled

As we approach the release date of February 21st for Halo Wars 2, more information about the latest addition to Microsoft’s popular Halo series is being released. Unfortunately for North American…

February 15, 2017 | 09:30 EST

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Fallout Shelter Coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 on Feb 7

Bethesda's mobile title, Fallout Shelter, will be hitting Xbox One next week on February 7, 2017. The game is an Xbox Play Anywhere title, meaning it will be a cross-play with Windows 10 on the…

February 4, 2017 | 09:47 EST

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Game Mode And More Coming To Windows 10 Creators Update

After hearing talks about a game mode coming to Windows 10 for members of the Windows Insider Program Fast Ring as of today you will be able to enable game mode. This isn't the only piece of news…

January 25, 2017 | 10:23 EST

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Platinum and Scalebound Director Comment on Game's Cancellation

Hideki Kamiya, the director of Scalebound, has commented on the recent news of its cancellation. In a series of tweets, Kamiya noted that he was sorry to all players who were looking forward to the…

January 11, 2017 | 03:49 EST

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[Confirmed] [Updated] Platinum Games Scalebound Possibly Cancelled

Update 4: Liam Robertson has created a video sharing some of what he learned about Scalebound and the challenges it was facing. Apparently, creative differences and tensions led to several team…

January 9, 2017 | 04:09 EST

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Microsoft Working on Windows 10 Game Mode Exclusively for UWP

It's been a while since Microsoft moved to the Universal Windows Platform system that attempts make apps, well, universal across Xbox One and systems running Windows 10, minimizing the development…

January 9, 2017 | 09:30 EST

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Monitor's Bounty Brings Custom Games Browser to Halo 5

I'm almost running out of ways to say that Halo 5 post-launch support is nothing short of extraordinary. Today marks the release of the Monitor's Bounty pack, and it includes enough new weapons,…

December 8, 2016 | 06:05 EST

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Win 10 And Steam Versions Incompatible

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered are releasing for PC and Current Gen consoles next week but it seems that the two titles will also be releasing for…

November 3, 2016 | 10:26 EDT

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Windows 10 Offline Mode Is Now Possible - How to Enable for Games

Microsoft announced yesterday that Windows 10 users will now be able to prepare their device(s) to allow them to play games from the Windows 10 Store offline. There are a plethora of games available…

October 29, 2016 | 02:51 EDT