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While a few people may be concerned with the fact that, at least on the face of it, the Xbox One doesn’t have a lot of exclusive content coming its way in the foreseeable future, it seems like there are still plenty of games coming out for it soon. Chris Charla, who is the head of Microsoft’s indie games program [email protected], says that there are more than a thousand games that are currently in ...read more
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Xbox achievements are getting a new update today, allowing users to view certain stats with “decimal-level precision.” Essentially, when you’re on Xbox Live and checking out what percentage of gamers have unlocked an achievement, you’ll now see that number displayed out to two decimals. That’s pretty neat. If you’re playing a game with a tiny audience, it’s possible that you ...read more
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More games have been added to the list of Xbox 360 backwards compatible games for Xbox One. As noted in the headline, three of these are Assassin’s Creed Rogue, Borderlands 2 and The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match. If you don’t already own Borderlands 2 for Xbox 360 and you have an Xbox Live Gold account, you can play the game for free on your 360 or Xbox One console from March ...read more
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According to Michael Goodman, an analyst at Strategy Analytics fans may have to wait until next year, or even the year beyond that, before the Scorpio’s true power becomes apparent. Speaking to We Write Things, Goodman noted that “It is the third or fourth generation titles that really should be able to show the difference. My expectation is that the launch titles on Scorpio aren’t going to ...read more
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The four free games being gifted to Xbox Live Gold members in March have been revealed. First up, from March 1st-31st, first-person horror game Layers of Fear will be free to download on Xbox One. This will be followed by the Ultimate Edition of Turtle Rock’s 4v1 shooter Evolve from March 16th to April 15th. While Xbox 360 Gold members get Borderlands 2 from March 1st-15th and retro style ...read more
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Microsoft’s Xbox Division head Phil Spencer is currently waiting to board his flight to Japan, and he used the downtime to interact a bit more with the fans on Twitter, following yesterday’s responses. First of all, he went back on the topic of competition, mentioning that “gaming is not a race between two consoles, and good games aren’t weapons against other platforms.” Explaining ...read more
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If you're looking to pick up an Xbox One S, today is a very, very good day for you. Newegg is offering a fabulous deal on Microsoft's console by way of auction site eBay. For only a limited number of units (so you'd better hurry), Newegg is offering a white 500GB Xbox One S with a free copy of Minecraft for $199.99. The console normally retails for $299.99, meaning that you'll be saving ...read more
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This week’s Xbox One Deals with Gold include three Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare options, a bundle including Forza 6 and Forza 5, and other games on sale for up to 67% off. Other Deals with Gold discounts include a collection of add-on packs for Forza 6, King’s Quest: The Complete Collection, Shadow Complex Remastered and more. Discounts included in the Xbox One Spotlight sale are ...read more
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Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again commented on the ongoing rumors, hopes, and dreams shared by Call of Duty fans everywhere that Black Ops II will soon join the Xbox One backward compatibility program. This new statement is perhaps Spencer’s most assertive yet. He not only swiped down specific rumors that the game would be coming in the near future but went one step further, publicly ...read more
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Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands will be having an open beta later this week for all platforms and the pre-load is currently live on PC via Uplay. It’s currently stated to be some 23.55 GB but if you still have the closed beta client, then it will be a 19.51 GB pre-load. For Xbox One and PS4, the update for those with the closed beta is around 20 GB. The pre-load for the open beta client ...read more
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