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Rockstar Games has been keeping awful busy as of late, with a bunch of new content for Grand Theft Auto Online and its forthcoming sequel/prequel (?) Red Dead Redemption 2, which is set to get an official unveiling somewhere during E3 week in June. But what’s after that? Grand Theft Auto 6? Not exactly. A new source indicates that we could very well be seeing a follow-up to the company’s ...read more
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The heavy-hitter is Dawn of War 3, a long awaited RTS sequel we all hoped would surface after Sega picked up the pieces of THQ and said “hey maybe we better become one of the most prolific PC strategy publishers around”, for some reason. No complaints. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is this week’s big Switch release, in case you’ve spanked Breath of the Wild already. Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is the ...read more
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Popular PC city-builder Cities: Skylines is now available on Xbox One, publisher Paradox Interactive has announced. The console version has been optimized for controllers by developer Tantalus Media and includes the game’s first expansion, After Dark, which adds new tourism and nightlife options to the game. Watch the official launch trailer below:
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As previously reported, subscribers of both services are able to play the standard edition of FIFA 17 to their heart’s content. Origin users can find out more through the official website, and Xbox One users who use the EA Access service, should head through here. And don’t forget about other titles coming to the Vault from now through June. These include Dragon Age: Origins and Medal ...read more
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If you were waiting for the newest Halo Wars 2 DLC, Colony, then you’re out of luck, at least for a while. 343 Industries has announced that the newest DLC is on hold, at least for a little bit. The problem that 343 Industries cited is what they called a “game-breaking bug.” The bug had to do with the new Skitter Unit feature within the game, which are mini-turrets that can be attached ...read more
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Today, Microsoft announced the Xbox Games with Gold offering for May 2017, aka the games you will receive if you’re an Xbox Gold member for said month. Microsoft provides the following brief overviews for each game: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams-Director’s Cut is a hardcore fast-paced platformer with a twist. Starting May 1, you can warp Giana’s world to transform your surroundings ...read more
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It’s long been suspected on the back of rumors, leaks, and speculation, but it looks like this year’s Call of Duty game, being developed by Sledgehammer Games, will definitely be set in the World War 2 era. Activision has launched a new Call of Duty World War II website, confirming that the series will be returning to its historical roots at last, after increasingly frustrating fans with its ...read more
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Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered has received its latest map pack on PC and Xbox One with the Variety Map Pack. It previously released on PlayStation 4 in March. The Variety Map Pack is essentially the same as the pack from 2008. It has four maps – Broadcast, Chinatown, Creek and Killhouse – with updated visuals to put them in line with the Remastered game. Though the ...read more
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A whopping five games have just been added to the Xbox One backward compatibility lineup. As announced by Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb on Twitter, 3D Ultra Minigolf, Golf: Tee It Up!, Gin Rummy, Contra, and RoboBlitz will all be appearing on the backward compatible list today. In the case of Contra, that’s the 2006 re-released version of the game that appeared on the Xbox Live Arcade. If ...read more
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Microsoft confirmed today that the Xbox Game Pass Alpha will be ending on April 28. This was divulged through the Xbox Insider app on Xbox One, which left players with the following message: “Thank you for participating in the Xbox Game Pass Alpha Preview…Your feedback has been invaluable and will make the service better for all gamers….We’re getting close to launch and Xbox Game Pass ...read more
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