Microsoft Extends Elite 2 Warranty to One Year Over Complaints

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Microsoft Xbox Elite 2 controller has been out for less than a year, and in that time, Microsoft has accumulated a pretty significant number of complaints from owners over issues of button function as well is stick drift issues. While Microsoft has generally played down the number controllers out in the world with issues, …

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Newegg’s Gametober Savings – Mario Party ‘on Sale’

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you frequent Newegg, you’ll know that Newegg frequently runs all sorts of special sales all year long, for myriad events from New Years to Christmas, and for every holiday in between. For the entire month of October, Newegg is running its “Gametober” sale, which it promotes as “A Month of Deal for Gamers” with …

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Minecraft Characters Join Super Smash Bros

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Better train up! Masahiro Sakurai, creator of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. announced on Thursday as part of this exciting trailer for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Challenger Pack 2 that Alex and Steve of Minecraft joins Smash, and will be featured as part of the upcoming update on the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo regularly …

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Xbox Cloud Gaming: Portable Gaming, Minimal Glitches

Xbox game streaming coming to iPhone and iPad

Reading Time: 10 minutes Microsoft Xbox officially launched Microsoft Xbox Cloud Gaming, its cloud gaming steaming service last week. Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta), as it is officially called, is the service that rose from Microsoft’s Project xCloud, after a couple of years worth of development, months of testing, and a failed effort to bring the service to iOS (though …

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GameStop Offers More PlayStation 5’s: Are They Gone?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thursday, GameStop announced that it had would (miraculously) be offering additional pre-orders for the PlayStation 5, that (somehow) it had secured additional inventory of the new PlayStation 5 console that is due out in November. Though they didn’t give an exact time, GameStop did comment on Twitter that it would have more units available for …

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Additional PlayStation 5 Pre-orders Available

Reading Time: 3 minutes After the unsurprisingly disasterous launch of pre-orders for both the PlayStation 5 last week, and subsequently the Xbox Series X/S this week, a bit of good news came in the form of a tweet this morning from GameStop. GameStop announced at about 10:00 AM Thursday that it has been able to secure additional PlayStation 5 …

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Microsoft xCloud Streaming Game Service Now Live

Xbox game streaming coming to iPhone and iPad

Reading Time: 3 minutes Microsoft’s cloud gaming service, xCloud, has officially left beta testing, debuting Tuesday for all Xbox Game Pass user. After several months of testing, the xCloud gaming service is officially off the ground and available to Android users across a wide array of Android based devices. Microsoft officially announced the news on Monday, Sept 14th. Microsoft …

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Apple Update Impacts Game Streaming Services

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently, Apple has run into headwinds where some of its App store guidelines conflicted with the ability of its users to utilize game streaming services such as Google Stadia and Microsoft’s xCloud service. In fact, Microsoft terminated testing last month on xCloud for iOS and signed onto a partnership with Samsung that directly resulted from …

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Rumors about “Xbox Series V” Floating Around the Twittersphere

Xbox Series X|S Optimized Games

Reading Time: 4 minutes Months ago, many rumors were flying about around a possible Xbox Series X digital only console (which had been repeatedly referred to as the “Lockhart” console). In the ensuing weeks and months that followed, rumored details, including what were ultimately some semi-accurate details (we call them ‘guesses’), as well as what proved to be completely …

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The Saga Continues: In Epic/Apple Fight, Apple Sues Epic

Epic Games vs Fortnite

Reading Time: 3 minutes The ongoing saga of Epic Games (David) Vs Apple (Goliath) continued today, with Apple striking out at the game developer, suing Epic in return. We heard via 9to5Mac and elsewhere today, including in a report first filed by CNBC, that Apple sued Epic over its breach of contract terms for the App Store. In case …

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