Microsoft takes action to end development of Halo Online (ElDewrito)

The 2016 release of ElDewrito 0.5 was accompanied by word that it would be the last major release of the Halo Online-enabling mod from the original development team. That may have slowed work on the project but it hadn't gone away, skip forward to April 20 2018 and version 0.6 was released to much buzz across the community. Halo Online was meant to be a Halo 3-derived free-to-play online ...read more

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Microsoft Is Investing Significant Money To Go All-in on Gaming - Report

One thing we have been hearing for a very long time is that Microsoft takes gaming very seriously, and that they are investing money into it to go all in on it. Now, we have heard it again. According to a report by Thurott, Microsoft is investing significant money to double down on gaming. To the report’s credit, nothing it says is outlandish- apparently, there is a new Xbox console in the ...read more

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Free-to-play battle royale shooter H1Z1 is coming to PS4 next month

Daybreak has announced that H1Z1, one of the oldest battle royale shooters on PC, will be making its way to PS4. H1Z1, which recently received the Auto Royale vehicular combat mode, turned free-to-play shortly after. Now, the game is coming to PS4. To kick things off, H1Z1 will host an open beta on PS4 starting May 22. You’ll be able to sign up for the closed beta, which takes place this ...read more

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April's Xbox Update Starts Rolling Out Today

This month’s console update for Xbox owners is rolling out today with FreeSync support, Mixer features, Game Hub improvements, and much more. Announced through the Xbox Wire as well as Xbox’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb’s site, the April Xbox update is available as of today. Hryb went over many of the features found in those month’s update in a previous Inside Xbox episode that’s ...read more

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Microsoft Adding Support for Discord Connectivity Across Xbox One / PC

In the past few years, Discord has become an integral app for gamers all over the world to hop into games and communicate with one another easily, and now Xbox One and PC owners will be bridging the gap even more thanks to the popular app. Microsoft has announced today that it is partnering with Discord to provide support for the app between Xbox One and PC. Specifically, users will be able to ...read more

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Take a look at PUBG’s new store UI, map selection in leaked footage

It looks like the promised arrival of map selection in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will also bring about a change to a couple of UI elements. Separate from the upcoming map selection in PUBG, the Rewards tab has been renamed to Store, which itself houses three categories: Crates, Keys, and My Items. Despite not being in any live build yet, the smart people at Skin Tracker managed to get ...read more

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Microsoft Is Investing Significant Money To Go All-in on Gaming - Report

One thing we have been hearing for a very long time is that Microsoft takes gaming very seriously, and that they are investing money into it to go all in on it. Now, we have heard it again. According to a report by Thurott, Microsoft is investing significant money to double down on gaming. To the report’s credit, nothing it says is outlandish- apparently, there is a new Xbox console in the ...read more

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April's Xbox Update Starts Rolling Out Today

This month’s console update for Xbox owners is rolling out today with FreeSync support, Mixer features, Game Hub improvements, and much more. Announced through the Xbox Wire as well as Xbox’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb’s site, the April Xbox update is available as of today. Hryb went over many of the features found in those month’s update in a previous Inside Xbox episode that’s ...read more

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Microsoft Adding Support for Discord Connectivity Across Xbox One / PC

In the past few years, Discord has become an integral app for gamers all over the world to hop into games and communicate with one another easily, and now Xbox One and PC owners will be bridging the gap even more thanks to the popular app. Microsoft has announced today that it is partnering with Discord to provide support for the app between Xbox One and PC. Specifically, users will be able to ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Gets New Hotfix for Lee Enfield Bug

If you still play Call of Duty: WWII and you’ve been annoyed by the aim-assist bug that’s been a part of the Lee Enfield for the past few weeks then there is some good news for you. Today, developer Sledgehammer Games announced that a new hotfix has been released for the game and it addresses just that. For those that don’t know, ever since that game’s latest update was released, the ...read more

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Here’s what’s coming in Destiny 2’s Warmind expansion

Following its reveal stream for Destiny 2’s Warmind DLC, new details have started to come out regarding the new Raid Lair and Strikes. There are two new Strikes this time around – Will of the Thousands and Strange Terrain. The former involves you battling an enemy with the new Valkrie relic; the latter is about fighting and killing the Herald of Xol. Warmind will also include two new ...read more

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Microsoft has paid $7 million to Minecraft content creators since June

Minecraft has come a long way since its initial release on Xbox 360 nearly six years ago. Not only has the game drastically changed with frequent updates, making it more closely resemble its PC counterpart, but Microsoft’s purchase of Mojang allowed the company to pay some of the game’s content creators through the Minecraft Marketplace. Speaking with Fast Company, a Microsoft spokesperson ...read more

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Free-to-play battle royale shooter H1Z1 is coming to PS4 next month

Daybreak has announced that H1Z1, one of the oldest battle royale shooters on PC, will be making its way to PS4. H1Z1, which recently received the Auto Royale vehicular combat mode, turned free-to-play shortly after. Now, the game is coming to PS4. To kick things off, H1Z1 will host an open beta on PS4 starting May 22. You’ll be able to sign up for the closed beta, which takes place this ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Gets New Hotfix for Lee Enfield Bug

If you still play Call of Duty: WWII and you’ve been annoyed by the aim-assist bug that’s been a part of the Lee Enfield for the past few weeks then there is some good news for you. Today, developer Sledgehammer Games announced that a new hotfix has been released for the game and it addresses just that. For those that don’t know, ever since that game’s latest update was released, the ...read more

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Here’s what’s coming in Destiny 2’s Warmind expansion

Following its reveal stream for Destiny 2’s Warmind DLC, new details have started to come out regarding the new Raid Lair and Strikes. There are two new Strikes this time around – Will of the Thousands and Strange Terrain. The former involves you battling an enemy with the new Valkrie relic; the latter is about fighting and killing the Herald of Xol. Warmind will also include two new ...read more

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Microsoft has paid $7 million to Minecraft content creators since June

Minecraft has come a long way since its initial release on Xbox 360 nearly six years ago. Not only has the game drastically changed with frequent updates, making it more closely resemble its PC counterpart, but Microsoft’s purchase of Mojang allowed the company to pay some of the game’s content creators through the Minecraft Marketplace. Speaking with Fast Company, a Microsoft spokesperson ...read more

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Ninja’s Vegas Fortnite event breaks Twitch viewing record

Fortnite streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins broke his own Twitch single-streamer record at a Las Vegas exhibition event. Much like Fortnite, Tyler Blevins has become an overnight mega-success in the gaming world. After a single Twitch stream with the rapper Drake catapulted him to mainstream appeal, Blevins – or Ninja, as he’s known on Twitch – has become more popular than UFC wrestlers. ...read more

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Battlefield 5 DICE Looking To Hire Cinematic Artist To Work On Trailer

Earlier this year, EA announced that the next Battlefield game, rumoured to be Battlefield V, will be launching later this year, and with them having said not a single word about it since then, an official reveal trailer for the game is now about due. Chances are we’ll be seeing one at E3 in a couple months’ time, and judging by a job ad posted by DICE on their official website, they’re ...read more

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Microsoft takes action to end development of Halo Online (ElDewrito)

The 2016 release of ElDewrito 0.5 was accompanied by word that it would be the last major release of the Halo Online-enabling mod from the original development team. That may have slowed work on the project but it hadn't gone away, skip forward to April 20 2018 and version 0.6 was released to much buzz across the community. Halo Online was meant to be a Halo 3-derived free-to-play online ...read more

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Microsoft Adding Support for Discord Connectivity Across Xbox One / PC

In the past few years, Discord has become an integral app for gamers all over the world to hop into games and communicate with one another easily, and now Xbox One and PC owners will be bridging the gap even more thanks to the popular app. Microsoft has announced today that it is partnering with Discord to provide support for the app between Xbox One and PC. Specifically, users will be able to ...read more

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Take a look at PUBG’s new store UI, map selection in leaked footage

It looks like the promised arrival of map selection in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will also bring about a change to a couple of UI elements. Separate from the upcoming map selection in PUBG, the Rewards tab has been renamed to Store, which itself houses three categories: Crates, Keys, and My Items. Despite not being in any live build yet, the smart people at Skin Tracker managed to get ...read more

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Tencent is bringing Fortnite to China

When Fortnite developer Epic Games dropped a teaser last week about Fortnite’s Jonsey going to China, everyone assumed it meant that the game is launching in China. Turns out, this was a correct guess on everyone’s part. Fortnite is indeed headed to China, by way of Chinese conglomerate Tencent. Tencent announced the news at a press conference this week (via DoNews). The company did not ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Gets New Hotfix for Lee Enfield Bug

If you still play Call of Duty: WWII and you’ve been annoyed by the aim-assist bug that’s been a part of the Lee Enfield for the past few weeks then there is some good news for you. Today, developer Sledgehammer Games announced that a new hotfix has been released for the game and it addresses just that. For those that don’t know, ever since that game’s latest update was released, the ...read more

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Microsoft has paid $7 million to Minecraft content creators since June

Minecraft has come a long way since its initial release on Xbox 360 nearly six years ago. Not only has the game drastically changed with frequent updates, making it more closely resemble its PC counterpart, but Microsoft’s purchase of Mojang allowed the company to pay some of the game’s content creators through the Minecraft Marketplace. Speaking with Fast Company, a Microsoft spokesperson ...read more

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Ninja’s Vegas Fortnite event breaks Twitch viewing record

Fortnite streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins broke his own Twitch single-streamer record at a Las Vegas exhibition event. Much like Fortnite, Tyler Blevins has become an overnight mega-success in the gaming world. After a single Twitch stream with the rapper Drake catapulted him to mainstream appeal, Blevins – or Ninja, as he’s known on Twitch – has become more popular than UFC wrestlers. ...read more

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Fortnite Mobile has earned $25 million on iOS in less than a month

Fortnite Mobile continues to do the business for Epic Games. Sensor Tower reports Fortnite Mobile has earned $25 million since its release on the App Store April 1. Since Epic Games opened the game up to all iOS players , daily spend on the title has exceeded $1 million (thanks, GI.biz). This brings worldwide revenue to $25 million, up from $15 million reported in early April. The ...read more

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Twitch is being blocked in Russia – reports

Twitch has seemingly been inadvertently blocked in Russia as a result of a nation-wide crackdown on IPs owned by Amazon, and Google. Over the past 24 hours, reports that Twitch is being blocked in Russia have been popping up online from several Twitch streamers and viewers in Russia. Sometimes the outage affects video, other times only the chat. It’s been up and down, it seems, and many ...read more

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Ubisoft Announces Time and Date for E3 2018 Press Conference

E3 2018 is only a few months away and while we still have plenty of guesses as to who and what will be shown at this year’s event, Ubisoft has confirmed details on where and when it will announce its next big projects. Ubisoft has announced today that it will be returning to E3 2018 with a press conference on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 1pm PT at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, where ...read more

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Sega Mega Drive Mini announced at FES 2018

Nintendo had a surprise hit on its hands when it released the NES Classic. Not one to let a golden opportunity pass, the firm released a follow up in the form of the SNES Classic the following year. Now, it looks like Sega has gotten a bit envious, as it too has announced its own retro mini console. The Mega Drive Mini console made its debut at Sega FES 2018 in Japan and will commemorate the ...read more

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NES Cartridges Full of Drugs Found By Game Collector

Someone found drugs hidden inside some NES Cartridges. Yes, actual drugs, in actual NES Cartridges. The lucky person to unearth such a discovery: a collector of retro video games by the name of Julian Turner, who after purchasing some old NES games last month, opened them up, and found some on-the-house courtesies. More specifically, Turner stumbled across two games packed with drugs – ...read more

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Free-to-play battle royale shooter H1Z1 is coming to PS4 next month

Daybreak has announced that H1Z1, one of the oldest battle royale shooters on PC, will be making its way to PS4. H1Z1, which recently received the Auto Royale vehicular combat mode, turned free-to-play shortly after. Now, the game is coming to PS4. To kick things off, H1Z1 will host an open beta on PS4 starting May 22. You’ll be able to sign up for the closed beta, which takes place this ...read more

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New Trailers for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Released

Nintendo’s re-release of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for Switch is quickly approaching and to start to build up more hype, two new trailers for the game were recently released. Both of these new videos strive to introduce players to the Kong family members that will be appearing in Tropical Freeze. The first trailer shows off the leader of the bunch, Donkey Kong. He is seen in this ...read more

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Detroit: Become Human demo coming tomorrow as game goes gold

Detroit: Become Human is part of a rare breed of AAA games that get demos before launch. Sony has announced that Detroit: Become Human has gone gold, meaning developer Quantic Dreams is now able to get the discs pressed and be ready for launch. Going gold is not the only big news for Detroit today, as the developer has announced that a demo will be available tomorrow across all regions of ...read more

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State of Mind Release Window Officially Announced; New Trailer

If you’ve been looking forward to getting your hands on State of Mind and you’ve been wondering when you’d be able to, then wonder no more. Today, developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment revealed that the anticipated action-adventure indie game will be making its way to consoles and PC this August. In addition to the announcement of the game’s release date, the developer also ...read more

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Battlezone: Gold Edition Announced for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo

Back in 2016, Rebellion Developments released Battlezone on PS4 (for PlayStation VR), before bringing it to PC (via HTC Vive and Oculus Rift) last year. Today, the developer revealed Battlezone: Gold Edition, which bundles all the game’s DLC together, drops the VR requirement, and brings the experience to Xbox One and Nintendo Switch for the first time. Battlezone: Gold Edition is expected ...read more

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Gears of War 4 Trailer Announces Griffin's Return

To announce the return of the Griffin, the former CEO of Griffin Imulsion Corporation in Gears of War 3 and a character that’s famously voiced by Ice-T, a special trailer was released that featured the character’s brash personality and signature smack-talking. It also includes one of the best anti-Swarm quotes to use during your multiplayer matches. With the news that Griffin is returning ...read more

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