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Rare But Limited PS5, Xbox Best Buy Restock Sees Excruciatingly Long Lines IRL

Since the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S went on sale last fall, Best Buy hasn’t sold next-gen consoles at its brick-and-mortar locations, citing safety concerns around covid-19. That changed on Wednesday, when the big box retailer said it would sell a limited supply at stores across the country today. Predictably,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Rare But Limited PS5, Xbox Best Buy Restock Sees Excruciatingly Long Lines IRL

Since the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S went on sale last fall, Best Buy hasn’t sold next-gen consoles at its brick-and-mortar locations, citing safety concerns around covid-19. That changed on Wednesday, when the big box retailer said it would sell a limited supply at stores across the country today. Predictably,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Every Big Game Coming Out In Fall 2021

The leaves are changing color, the wind is getting chilly, and all your favorite beverages are required by law to be flavored with pumpkin. Goodbye, hot and gross summer, and hello fall. And while this fall might not be as stacked as previous autumns, with plenty of games delayed into 2022, it’s still packed with […]

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Every Big Game Coming Out In Fall 2021

The leaves are changing color, the wind is getting chilly, and all your favorite beverages are required by law to be flavored with pumpkin. Goodbye, hot and gross summer, and hello fall. And while this fall might not be as stacked as previous autumns, with plenty of games delayed into 2022, it’s still packed with […]

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Almost 500 ‘New’ Xbox, Dreamcast Prototypes Just Got Released

Project Deluge, a video game archival project from The Hidden Palace, may be the single biggest game preservation effort yet undertaken. Since March, this dedicated group of video game archivists has been releasing many hundreds of unreleased prototypes for classic systems, and now, it’s the Dreamcast and Xbox’s turn.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Ascent Devs Dish On The Messy Launch For 2021’s Best Sci-Fi RPG

The Ascent is a modern game dev bingo card. First, it debuted at a splashy publisher event. Then, it was announced with a coveted November release date (and as a next-gen launch title, no less); then it was delayed. It was of course hyped as a day-one Game Pass title; and eventually, launched to critical […]

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QA Testing Games Like Dance Central Is Apparently Grueling And Smelly

Performing quality assurance testing on traditional video games can be grueling, having to sit in front of a monitor for hours on end, performing the same sequences while keeping an eye out for bugs and glitches. But you know what sounds much worse? Doing QA testing for games requiring physical exertion, like Just…Read more… Continue […]

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Xbox Doesn’t Want You To Name Your Baby ‘Game Pass’

Game Pass is a fantastic service, offering you a ton of games across console and PC for a shockingly small amount of money. But no matter how much you love Game Pass, listen to Xbox executive Aaron Greenberg who asks you don’t name your next child “Game Pass.” Please. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Play Region-Locked Games on Your Xbox

Like the Nintendo Switch and Sony’s PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles, the Xbox Series X|S and its older sibling the Xbox One are region-free devices. That means you can buy and play Xbox games released in other countries and play them on your console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Chips In Consoles Get Pricier, Could Make Them Even Harder To Score

The global semiconductor industry suffered a potentially significant setback this week when Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), a preeminent chip manufacturer that counts the likes of Apple, Toyota, and other global firms among its client list, announced a price hike for its suite of products. Nikkei Asia reportsRead more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Really Like The New Halo Controller

I know we already covered Halo Infinite’s release date today, but when Microsoft made it official they also showed off something very close to my heart: a fancy limited edition custom console, all decked out in Halo colours and designs.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Really Like The New Halo Controller

I know we already covered Halo Infinite’s release date today, but when Microsoft made it official they also showed off something very close to my heart: a fancy limited edition custom console, all decked out in Halo colours and designs.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Your First Look At The New Saints Row In Action

The long-teased forthcoming Saints Row game isn’t a remake. It isn’t a remaster. It’s a totally different “re”—a re…boot. Developer Volition announced the news today at the Gamescom Opening Night Live stream. It’s called, simply, Saints Row, and it’s coming out for all platforms next February. Here’s a trailer:Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Hahaha Crusader Kings III Is Coming To Consoles

Crusader Kings III, a game entirely about buttons and menus and likely the last thing you’d ever expect to make the jump from the PC to consoles is doing just that, with a version announced earlier today for Xbox Series X|S and PS5.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Xbox One’s ‘Black Screen Of Death’ Is Bricking Consoles (Again)

Most everyone remembers the infamous “red ring of death,” an Xbox 360 hardware malfunction in which the console power ring would turn red and the console would just…stop working. The problem was eventually fixed after Microsoft dropped a cool $1 billion on it. But now there’s another flaw plaguing the Xbox consoles…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Late-Summer Xbox Game Pass Lineup Is Stacked

​​Xbox Game Pass’ initial August additions were somewhat of a letdown, thanks to a lineup anchored by Hades (amazing) but not much else. For the back half of the month, Microsoft seems to have turned up the heat…with a cloud version of Need for Speed Heat. (I’m so sorry. I can’t help myself.) Anyway, here’s…Read […]

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The Best Video Games Of 2021 So Far

Let’s get this out of the way: Given all the ~everything~, simply releasing a game in 2021 is nothing short of a miracle. Every single one deserves a round of applause. But some, let’s face it, are better than others. As summer wraps, we thought it’d be fun to shine a light on the games […]

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