Xbox One X Supersampling To Be Shown Before Launch, PUBG Public Beta

One of the big advantages that the Xbox One X will have over the PS4 Pro will be its system-level support for supersampling. In laymen terms, supersampling enhances texture and image quality even for people who are on 1080p panels, so they can enjoy improved visual fidelity without having a 4K TV. This is a feature we have not yet had a chance to see a lot of- but speaking on Twitter, ...read more

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Destiny 2 Leviathan Raid To Add Challenge Modes

Destiny 2 is currently out for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players, and already Guardians are on the field taking on new challenges such as the recent Leviathan raid. Since the raid's release, there have been many accomplishments had, including one team beating an integral part of the event with only a two-player fireteam. But as more and more players continue to overcome the challenges within ...read more

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Skate spiritual successor Session gets impressive new gameplay footage

If EA isn’t going to make another Skate, at least creā-ture Studios is picking up the slack with its upcoming shredding sim, Session. A recent video taken during a playtest and posted to the developer’s Facebook page shows that Session is taking a more grounded approach to skating than the Tony Hawk series. Originally scheduled for a 2016 release, creā-ture Studios delayed the ...read more

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Star Wars Battlefront II won’t have one major feature

Fans who got a taste of piloting their own X-Wing in last year’s Rogue One: X-Wing VR Mission will be a little disappointed with Star Wars Battlefront II. According to the latest word from the developers, the game won’t incorporate any VR at all. Speaking in a recent interview with Metro, both Criterion designer John Stanley and executive producer Matt Webster confirmed that the team ...read more

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September Flash Sale Features Over 160 Titles Available On PS4/PS3

Sony Interactive Entertainment is offering several fantastic titles at a discounted price in a major flash sale this week. Now until September 25th, save big on more than 160 games available on the PS3, PS4, and PS Vita. While numerous AAA titles are launching thus session, those who are looking to take a break from bigger releases and save a few extra bucks will certainly find at least one ...read more

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Xbox One X’s 4K Resolution Has No Impact on CPU

Though Microsoft’s Xbox One has been touted as the “most powerful console ever” – and make no mistake, it certainly is – there are some noticeable imbalances in its hardware. While the 12 GB GDDR5 RAM and GPU are certainly stellar, the processor seems to only be marginally better than the Xbox One. Though you could attribute this to Microsoft wanting to keep costs down, it certainly ...read more

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Xbox One X Supersampling To Be Shown Before Launch, PUBG Public Beta

One of the big advantages that the Xbox One X will have over the PS4 Pro will be its system-level support for supersampling. In laymen terms, supersampling enhances texture and image quality even for people who are on 1080p panels, so they can enjoy improved visual fidelity without having a 4K TV. This is a feature we have not yet had a chance to see a lot of- but speaking on Twitter, ...read more

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Xbox One X’s 4K Resolution Has No Impact on CPU

Though Microsoft’s Xbox One has been touted as the “most powerful console ever” – and make no mistake, it certainly is – there are some noticeable imbalances in its hardware. While the 12 GB GDDR5 RAM and GPU are certainly stellar, the processor seems to only be marginally better than the Xbox One. Though you could attribute this to Microsoft wanting to keep costs down, it certainly ...read more

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Xbox One Might Support USB Cameras Soon

Microsoft has confirmed that the company is exploring the use of USB cameras for streaming and broadcasting on the Xbox One. The testing period for the new streaming tech won’t be available to every Xbox One player right away, but for those who are Alpha Ring insiders, they’ll be able to participate in the trial run. During the ongoing tests, the insiders will be able to take USB cameras ...read more

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Minecraft: Xbox One Edition no longer available digitally

While the rollout of the Minecraft Better Together Update is being promoted as, well, and update to Minecraft: Xbox One Edition, it is actually a completely new Minecraft video game that is replacing the Xbox One Edition version and being sold separately (though current owners of the Xbox One Edition do get the new version for free). While browsing the Store on the Xbox One, the listing for ...read more

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Xbox One Owners Can Stream an NFL Game This Weekend

A new way to watch NFL games may soon become more popular after an upcoming game is set to be streamable through the Xbox One and several other devices. While the idea to broadcast NFL games through different online mediums isn’t unheard of in recent seasons, the move to Xbox One and other gaming consoles is a first for the league that might promote further exploration. The first game that ...read more

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Overwatch Competitive Play permanent bans will start next week

Next week, Blizzard will implement a new Overwatch ban system that will permanently block the worst offenders from playing Competitive. The new Overwatch permanent bans will go in effect starting Wednesday, September 27. To earn a permanent ban, a player will have to have had three or more seasonal bans on their account. These seasonal bans do not need to be consecutive, and they do not ...read more

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Destiny 2 Leviathan Raid To Add Challenge Modes

Destiny 2 is currently out for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players, and already Guardians are on the field taking on new challenges such as the recent Leviathan raid. Since the raid's release, there have been many accomplishments had, including one team beating an integral part of the event with only a two-player fireteam. But as more and more players continue to overcome the challenges within ...read more

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Skate spiritual successor Session gets impressive new gameplay footage

If EA isn’t going to make another Skate, at least creā-ture Studios is picking up the slack with its upcoming shredding sim, Session. A recent video taken during a playtest and posted to the developer’s Facebook page shows that Session is taking a more grounded approach to skating than the Tony Hawk series. Originally scheduled for a 2016 release, creā-ture Studios delayed the ...read more

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Star Wars Battlefront II won’t have one major feature

Fans who got a taste of piloting their own X-Wing in last year’s Rogue One: X-Wing VR Mission will be a little disappointed with Star Wars Battlefront II. According to the latest word from the developers, the game won’t incorporate any VR at all. Speaking in a recent interview with Metro, both Criterion designer John Stanley and executive producer Matt Webster confirmed that the team ...read more

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September Flash Sale Features Over 160 Titles Available On PS4/PS3

Sony Interactive Entertainment is offering several fantastic titles at a discounted price in a major flash sale this week. Now until September 25th, save big on more than 160 games available on the PS3, PS4, and PS Vita. While numerous AAA titles are launching thus session, those who are looking to take a break from bigger releases and save a few extra bucks will certainly find at least one ...read more

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Red Dead Redemption 2 News Coming on September 28

The last piece of Red Dead Redemption 2 news we got was all the way back in May. And it was bad news: the game was delayed from 2017 to Spring 2018. But more news — and likely media — of the game is on the way. More specifically, only six days away. Today, developer Rockstar Games took to Twitter and tweeted out the following teasing tweet:

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Call of Duty WW2 will be the best-selling CoD game ever - Analyst

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has said that the upcoming Call of Duty WW2 is set to become the best-selling entry in the franchise to date. Speaking on episode 108 of The 1099 podcast, Pachter was quizzed how the series’ move back to World War II will impact upon sales of the upcoming first-person shooter.

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PUBG and Fortnite Drama Continues, and it could get ugly

The brazen similarities between Fortnite‘s upcoming Battle Royale mode and the popular survival experience PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds are not lost on Battlegrounds developer Bluehole Studio, who is now considering legal action against Fortnite developer Epic Games. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has taken the gaming community by storm over the past couple months, recently unseating the ...read more

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PUBG developer is not happy about Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode

Bluehole, the developer of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, said today that it has “concerns” about the recently released Battle Royale mode in Fortnite. The developer issued a statement earlier claiming there are “growing concerns” in the Battlegrounds community about Fortnite’s replication of the model. Fortnite, developed by Epic Games, received an update over a week ago that ...read more

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting a campervan for its new map

As PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds new maps creep ever closer, creator Brendan Greene (a.k.a. PlayerUnknown) continues to drop little morsels of information about what to expect from the expansion. We already got our first taste of the new desert map, and now Greene has given us our first look at one of the three new vehicles that will be added with that update.

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Overwatch Competitive Play permanent bans will start next week

Next week, Blizzard will implement a new Overwatch ban system that will permanently block the worst offenders from playing Competitive. The new Overwatch permanent bans will go in effect starting Wednesday, September 27. To earn a permanent ban, a player will have to have had three or more seasonal bans on their account. These seasonal bans do not need to be consecutive, and they do not ...read more

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FIFA 18 has a 10-hour trial available for EA and Origin Access members

EA and Origin Access members can start playing a FIFA 18 trial from today. The FIFA 18 trial for Origin Access or EA Access subscribers can now be downloaded on PC and Xbox One. Members can play 10 full hours of the game between now and when FIFA 18 releases on September 29. The trial includes both single and multiplayer modes. Along with the FIFA 18 trial, EA Access members on Xbox One ...read more

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Move over, PUBG: There’s a 400-player battle royale game in the works

Mathematically speaking, if PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ 100-player PvP battle royale model is enough to sell 10 million copies, will a battle royale game with four times the players in each match sell 40 million copies? We’re only asking because developer Automaton recently announced its upcoming game, currently titled Project X, and it sounds insane. Utilizing Improbable’s ...read more

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Xbox chief Phil Spencer joins Microsoft's Senior Leadership Team

Phil Spencer has just received a promotion to Executive Vice President of Xbox, and a seat on the Senior Leadership Team. First noted by Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley, the promotion suggests that Microsoft may be taking its Xbox and gaming incentives more seriously moving forward. Now that Phil Spencer has moved up to an EVP position, Microsoft has a total of 16 members in the Senior ...read more

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PewDiePie's Channel Under Fire as YouTube Accepts Takedown Request

When popular YouTuber PewDiePie let slip a racial slur during a key moment in one of his recent streams, the developing team behind Firewatch pleaded with fellow developers to take action. Campo Santo Founder Sean Vanaman immediately set into motion his appeal for a DMCA takedown strike to take down all of Pew's content that relates to their games. Now that takedown strike has been accepted by ...read more

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PewDiePie Issues Video Apology for Racial Slur

YouTube celebrity PewDiePie has issued a formal apology for his use of a racial slur during a recent livestream that sparked outrage within large segments of the gaming community, including some developers of the games he streams. In a new video titled My Response, PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg) said that his use of the word during a round of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was unacceptable. ...read more

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iPhone X announced with edge-to-edge screen, Price and Details

The long-awaited and extensively leaked special edition iPhone is finally upon us, and it’s called the iPhone X. This new super flagship phone from Apple features an edge-to-edge screen with a notch at the top to accommodate the front-facing camera and sensors. Apple CEO Tim Cook teased the introduction of the the new device with the following words: “Over the past decade, we've pushed ...read more

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Apple officially announces new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple has officially announced (at least) two new iPhones: iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Both the front and back are now glass, and the band is still aluminum. Silver, space gray, and a “beautiful new gold finish” are available color options. RIP matte black, jet black, and rose gold. Both iPhones have a new Retina HD display and improved water resistance. Both new iPhones feature True Tone ...read more

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Apple announces Apple TV 4K

Apple has just unveiled the new generation Apple TV, Apple TV 4K. The new set-top box features 4K output with HDR, Dolby Vision and HDR10, to play the latest movies and TV shows at 3840×2160 resolution. Apple used a special projector in the theater to demo the ‘cinematic quality’ output. The company demoed the new Spiderman movie in 4K HDR. Apple has new Aerial screensavers fully ...read more

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Gets New Switch Trailer Alongside Game Launch

Bandai Namco recently released the fighting RPG, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, for the Nintendo Switch. To get us pumped, a launch trailer for the game was revealed giving us a glimpse of the title’s unique features and gameplay. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is the sequel to the 2015 release, Dragon Ball Xenoverse. All the fan-favorite characters from the popular anime series will make in appearance ...read more

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Project Cars 2 Revs Up With Launch Trailer

Slightly Mad Studios released their official launch trailer for their racing simulator title Project Cars 2 and it's the perfect way to celebrate the game's release for car lovers. The latest trailer can be viewed in gorgeous 4K making the realism seen with the cars and environmentals all the more stunning. The overall atmosphere is calming, engaging, and puts the viewer in the driver seat. ...read more

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Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Gets A Gesture Mode

Infinity Ward has announced ‘Gesture Warfare’ into its featured playlist on Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare for a limited time. Originally launched in November of 2016, IW still continues to receive constant developer support including new map packs, items, and accessories, along with a variety of other new content. For the first time in a CoD title, IW featured ‘gestures,’ which are ...read more

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole Has Gone Gold; New Trailer

Today developer and publisher Ubisoft announced that its highly anticipated game South Park: The Fractured But Whole has officially gone gold, which means development on the game has wrapped, and its ready for production. To celebrate the announcement of the game going gold, Ubisoft released a brand new trailer for the game, which can only be described as incredibly South Park. You can check ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Brotherhood of Heroes Documentary Released

Today, developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision released a brand new documentary about their highly anticipated first-person shooter Call of Duty: WWII. The seven-minute long video, which is titled Brotherhood of Heroes, takes a look into some of the real-life locations and battles that inspired Call of Duty: WWII including Ardennes, Normandy, Paris, and more. In addition to that, ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Meet the Allies Teasers Released

Today developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision released a couple of brand new trailer for their highly anticipated first-person shooter Call of Duty: WWII. The two trailers introduce us to two of the allies you’ll come across during your time in the game’s story mode: the leader of the French Resistance, Rousseau, and Major Arthur Crowley, a member of the British Secret ...read more

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