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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


[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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Dead Rising 4 Review - Coal Miner's Glove

You were right. Everyone who constantly defended the timers and everyone who decried Capcom Vancouver's insistence of having a new actor take up the mantle of Frank West. You could see the writing on…

December 15, 2016 | 11:00 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


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


Offline Mode Enabled for Windows 10 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


Microsoft Unveils Surface Studio and Windows 10 Creators Update

At a New York event on Wednesday, and followed by an announcement on Microsoft's news feed, the company have revealed a new hybrid desktop/touchscreen device - called the Surface Studio - which aims…

October 27, 2016 | 07:08 EDT


1930's Cartoon-Inspired Cuphead Delayed to Mid-2017

Cuphead, the 1930's cartoon inspired platformer has been delayed once again. Earlier today indie developer Studio MDHR posted an update on their blog about the development and release of their…

October 11, 2016 | 08:49 EDT


Gears of War 4 Review - Do The Do-Rag

Gears of War has always been an also-ran series. It is the second biggest shooter franchise in Microsoft's arsenal, with new titles slotted into the off years when they didn't have a new Halo to put…

October 6, 2016 | 04:01 EDT

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[Updated]Halo 5: Forge and Forza Horizon 3 PC Encryption Cracked

Update: If you want to learn more about this situation, we had a talk with Atari1337 who did some of the decryption, using a tool created by Infogram who made the tool to decrypt Halo 5: Forge. There…

October 1, 2016 | 11:50 EDT


N64 Emulator Pulled from Xbox One Store

An N64 emulator appeared on the Xbox One Store on Sunday, and it only took two days for Microsoft to remove the app from the console's marketplace. The emulator, titled Win64e10, wasn't really…

September 28, 2016 | 09:50 EDT

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Forza Horizon 3 First Impressions - Thunder Road

It's that time of year again: it's Forza season.  Microsoft's trademark racing simulator gets better with each release and this year's title is another free roam emphasizing Horizon game that keeps…

September 26, 2016 | 02:00 EDT


ReCore Getting Loading Times Patch

A patch is being made for the newly released Microsoft exclusive ReCore to address a major issue. In particular, ReCore was noted for having excessively long load times, especially on consoles and…

September 22, 2016 | 05:13 EDT

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[Updated] Lenovo Windows 10 Laptops May Be Blocking Linux Installs

Update: A representative from Lenovo has responded to our inquiry regarding the issue, and has given us the following statement. To improve system performance, Lenovo is leading an…

September 21, 2016 | 09:33 EDT

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Intel Kaby Lake And AMD Zen To Only Support Windows 10

It's official – upcoming processors from both Intel and AMD will only have official support on Windows 10. PCWorld has obtained statements from Microsoft, Intel, and AMD confirming that that upcoming…

August 31, 2016 | 11:09 EDT

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Kindle Devices Crash Some Windows 10 Computers After Anniversary Update

Plugging in a Kindle is causing Windows 10 to crash after the Anniversary Update has been applied as reported by The Guardian. Dozens of users of both the Paperwhite and Voyage Kindle devices…

August 29, 2016 | 09:30 EDT

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Rise of the Tomb Raider New DLC Announced

The first Tomb Raider game came out 20 years ago and because of that Crystal Dynamics is labeling 2016 as "The Year of Tomb Raider." With that in mind planning for the new DLC to be included in the…

August 28, 2016 | 03:52 EDT

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Anvil's Legacy Adding Forge on PC, Hunter Cannon to Halo 5

Anvil's Legacy is Halo 5's next free content update, and it's bringing many features that veteran fans of the franchise will stand up and take notice of. Perhaps the biggest update is the release of…

August 24, 2016 | 02:44 EDT

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Microsoft Is Removing Policies From Windows 10 Pro

Microsoft will be removing the ability to change certain policies from Windows 10 Pro according to Ghacks. The change was noted in a Microsoft Technet article last updated on July 27.One of the major…

July 30, 2016 | 11:15 EDT

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Gears of War 4 Microtransactions Details

It's almost without fail these days that any big budget multiplayer game (and plenty of single player ones) will have microtransactions in them. This helps support ongoing development in general and…

July 19, 2016 | 01:03 EDT

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update releases August 2nd

Microsoft's anticipated Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be released on August 2nd, which will be the first 'major' update since it was released last July.Since Windows 10 has been released, over…

June 30, 2016 | 04:25 EDT

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Microsoft Loses Suit Over Windows 10 Updates

The Seattle Times is reporting that Microsoft has lost a $10,000 lawsuit over forced Windows 10 upgrades.Teri Goldstein, a California based business owner, sued Microsoft due to the disruption the…

June 28, 2016 | 12:00 EDT

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[Update] Microsoft E3 2016 - Forza Horizon 3

Playground Games's Forza series will have a new release in the form of Forza Horizon 3. The racing game, which received a world gameplay premiere during Microsoft's E3 2016 conference, will be…

June 13, 2016 | 02:09 EDT

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E3 2016- ReCore Release Date, Screenshots Leaked

Today is the day full of leaks. Another leak, this time originating from NeoGaf, has confirmed the release date and some screenshots for the game ReCore, by former Capcom developer Keiji Inafune…

June 12, 2016 | 04:15 EDT

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Halo 5's Forge Mode is Coming to Windows 10

Halo 5: Guardians' popular Forge mode, which allows players to create their own maps and modes, is coming to systems running Windows 10. This news was announced yesterday by Halo 5: Guardians'…

May 20, 2016 | 08:36 EDT

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Windows 10's Next Update Doubles Start Menu Ads

Windows 10 has been no stranger to controversial updates and features, from the talk about how it transmits data about your machine, all the way to the Windows 7 updates that auto installed Windows…

May 17, 2016 | 04:15 EDT

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Microsoft Update Which Forces Windows 10 Upgrade Returns

If you're a user of Windows 7, take a look at your "recommend updates" and you'll probably find KB3035583, an update which was first introduced last year that forces you to download the Get Windows…

May 8, 2016 | 10:00 EDT

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Quantum Break Requires Windows 10 Update To Fix PC Crashes

Quantum Break, the time-freezing shooter from Remedy, is waiting on Microsoft to deploy a Windows 10 update to fix crashing according to VG 24/7.The issue was spelled out in a State of the Game post…

April 29, 2016 | 10:00 EDT

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Quantum Break Review - Great Scott!

Next week, Quantum Break from Remedy Entertainment, the development company behind titles like Max Payne and Alan Wake, releases for Xbox One and Windows 10. Quantum Break seeks to blur the line…

April 1, 2016 | 04:01 EDT

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Xbox One Update goes live today

Today a new Xbox One and Windows 10 Xbox app update has been released, the update is available to download it now. All of these changes have been available for Xbox preview members earlier this month…

March 23, 2016 | 11:40 EDT

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Epic's Tim Sweeney vs Microsoft UWP Program

Epic Games co-founder Tim Sweeney (who's studio has worked with Microsoft on titles like Gears of War) had some choice words for Microsoft today Sweeney blasted Microsoft in an op-ed piece for The…

March 4, 2016 | 02:31 EST

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Xbox Spring Showcase: The Future Of The Xbox One

Microsoft held their Xbox Spring Showcase last week laying out the upcoming future for Xbox One and Windows 10 gaming and teasing the more distant future concerning the ever growing integration of…

March 2, 2016 | 10:55 EST

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XBox Spring Showcase: Games Previewed, Forza Coming to PC

Microsoft just wrapped up their big spring press event held in San Francisco, where attendees could get hands on with several titles and the latest in XBox One updates. Of note is that several titles…

March 1, 2016 | 11:50 EST

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Quantum Break for Xbox One and Windows 10

Quantum Break, a game by Remedy Entertainment creators of Alan Wake, has had plenty of news revealed about it today. Ranging from a PC release to pre-order bonuses and more anyone interested in this…

February 11, 2016 | 07:57 EST

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Windows 7 and 8 Will Not Be Supported On New Hardware

If you want to take advantage of Intel's Skylake chips, or really any new hardware that isn't already on the market, Microsoft expects you to upgrade to Windows 10. In an official blog post about "…

January 18, 2016 | 05:37 EST


Microsoft Dropping Older Versions Of Internet Explorer

Microsoft will be cutting support for every older version of Internet Explorer next week. Like Windows XP in 2014, Internet Explorer versions 8, 9, and 10 will no longer be updated with security…

January 8, 2016 | 12:24 EST

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Microsoft Pretends to Stop Tracking Data, Sneakily Renames Tracking Service

Windows 10 has taken heavy criticism since its release regarding privacy and the collection of user data. The situation was made worse when a top Microsoft employee admitted that some tracking could…

November 25, 2015 | 09:26 EST

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Microsoft Admits Some Data Collection Can't be Disabled, Doesn't Consider it a Privacy Concern

Windows 10 has drawn criticism over privacy concerns for months now, including the widely reported claims that Microsoft still collects data even if all the settings are set to turn off data…

November 2, 2015 | 06:35 EST

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Windows 10 Devices Hands-On Event – Halo 5, XBox One, and Golf

Now that I've talked about my time with the Surface Pro 4 & Surface Pen and a nice chat about the new Lumia phones, I can talk about the rest of the Windows 10 Devices Hands-On Event. Some things…

October 10, 2015 | 10:00 EDT

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Hands on with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Pen

I received an invitation to an event in New York City regarding Windows 10 Devices and I accepted it (free food and drinks were provided as well). I managed to get a fair bit of hands-on time with…

October 7, 2015 | 09:00 EDT

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Windows 10 Devices Live Event - Recap

It's been 10 weeks since Windows 10 and 110 million devices are now running windows 10. It's explained that there have been 650 billion pages viewed on Edge, Xbox One gamers have streamed over 120…

October 6, 2015 | 01:43 EDT

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Does Windows 10 Disable Pirated Games?

It is now being widely reported that Microsoft will disable any unauthorized hardware peripherals as well as any pirated software installed on Windows 10 machines, based on semi-recent changes to the…

August 18, 2015 | 01:15 EDT

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Windows 10 Services Contact Microsoft Servers Despite Privacy Settings

Windows 10 is quickly turning out to not be all its cracked up to be. As the recent Lenovo debacle demonstrated, a feature from Windows 8, which remains a part Windows 10, can be exploited by…

August 18, 2015 | 08:04 EDT

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DRM Strikes Again: Windows 10 won't run SafeDisc and Some Securom Versions

Based on a translation of a German interview first done by Rock Paper Shotgun, it seems that DRM has struck again with stopping legitimate copies of games being played, but this time around it's…

August 17, 2015 | 11:57 EDT

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Windows RT to get update, but not to Windows 10

Fear not, Windows RT users, for Microsoft has not abandoned you yet. The much-disdained OS will be getting an update, but not quite to Windows 10. According to the FAQ on the official Windows 10 site…

August 11, 2015 | 08:53 EDT

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Microsoft Gamescom 2015 - windows 10

After [email protected] had a lot of stage time showing off some great indie games, it was time for PC Gaming to hit the stage with Windows 10. They announced their that they have worked with various partners…

August 4, 2015 | 11:52 EDT

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Windows 10 Review – Finally Time to Stop Clinging to 7?

Well the time is finally here, and Windows 10, the latest in the popular line of Operating Systems by Microsoft, has hit the stores and is free for anyone who owns an activated version of Windows 7…

August 3, 2015 | 01:00 EDT