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Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has finally admitted what most Xbox One fans have known since the console was first launched. The Kinect 2.0 simply isn’t that useful a piece of equipment. What is was, when it was mandatorily included in all of the latest generation console’s bundles was a piece of equipment that drove up the price and likel ...read more
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Remember when Rockstar Games teased story DLC for Grand Theft Auto 5, which seemingly got lost in the shuffle with all the Grand Theft Auto Online content? Today, during Take Two Interactive’s earnings report, an analyst actually inquired as to whether said DLC was in the pipeline. Take Two CEO Strauss Zelnick replied that, “No, w ...read more
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When the Xbox Live Rewards program launched in 2010, Xbox 360 players had hopes for massive giveaways, but the service has proven to be pretty stingy with its digital cash values (formerly Microsoft Points) in exchange for doing small tasks on Xbox systems. But on Tuesday, the service exploded with a giveaway for longtime Rewards members, ...read more
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Social and Gaming are listed as limited on the Xbox Live status page all Xbox devices are listed as experiencing problems. This follows many hours of downtime for the PlayStation Network over the weekend. Current issues include: Joining other Xbox Live members in online games, Sending text messages to other Xbox Live members. The Xbox Fitness meanwhile is currently listed as being offline, alongside YouTube on the Xbox Live status page.
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Helping you stock up on games to get you through those lazy summer months, Microsoft is now holding a 25% off sale on the Xbox One’s top titles. 12 are on sale in total. You’ll find Battlefield Hardline, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Grand Theft Auto V, Mortal Kombat X, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, and Forza Horizon 2, all for ...read more
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PSN appears to be down again as users are reporting issues with PlayStation Network and its service on the PS3 and PS4. The reports are emerging from Twitter, reddit and DownDetector. Even the official support page has listed PSN as having issues with Account Management and PlayStation Store.
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According to a job listing on the official careers page of Microsoft, it seems that company is looking to improve graphics performance of the Xbox One. The Advanced Technology Group within Microsoft are looking for a Software Engineer that has technical expertise in graphics performance optimization, GPU architectures, and HLSL shaders. The job listi ...read more
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On Wednesday afternoon, Sony started sending out invitations for its E3 2015 press conference. Both Nintendo and Microsoft announced their own E3 plans earlier in the week, which means we now know when we can expect to learn more about the game release schedules for all three major consoles in mid-June. Sony hasn’t publicly announced discussed its E3 plans yet, but according to the invitation, the PlayStation press conference will once again take place at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena on Monday, June 15th at 9 p.m. EST.
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For the first time ever, a Call of Duty title will be releasing worldwide on a Friday. As part of the reveal in April, Activision confirmed that Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will be available Friday, November 6th for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. In the press release, Activision promoted this release day as “See you on November 6, the new Black Friday.” I ...read more
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After about six hours of intermittent downtime, with connectivity going back up for a few minutes, and then flatlining again for many users, the PlayStation Network has now resumed regular operations, as indicated by the official status page.
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