iOS xCloud Ends Early

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Microsoft’s development and testing of its xCloud service for iOS, which has been out and available for testing by iOS users since early this year, has come to an end earlier than expected. We learned first today via appleinsider.com about the termination of the xCloud for iOS services, likely disappointing droves of excited iOS and …

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Intellivision Amico Event Recap

Reading Time: 3 minutes Intellivision Amico held its live event this week revealing a bunch of details about the upcoming Amico console. The event happened a day late due to some last minute developments. A great number of details were revealed, and we are going to recap the highlights here! The Intellivision event kicked off with a montage of …

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Intellivision Amico Live Event August 4th

Reading Time: 3 minutes As Microsoft and Sony get ready to release their latest, greatest and most powerful consoles, revived brand Intellivision is also preparing for the release of its Amico console, and is holding a big event on August 4th to show off new details on both its hardware and software. There is little revealed about the event …

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Grounded : First Impressions

Reading Time: 5 minutes Grounded – the single/multiplayer survival game from Obsidian Games, came available on Xbox and PC on Tuesday, thanks to a pre-release of the game. We talked about this title last week, as it was presented as part of the Xbox Game Showcase 2020, and are getting a much more in-depth look at the game this …

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Dead Age 2 – A Pre-Release Look

Reading Time: 6 minutes Super Co-Op Bros Gets an Early Look at Dead Age 2 Dead Age 2, from HeadUp Games, is the sequel to the turn-based zombie apocalypse game, Dead Age, which was originally released in 2016, and is described by its developers to be a “mix of role-playing, rogue-like, fast-paced, turn-based combat and survival, all in one.” …

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Xbox Games Showcase 2020 Redux

Reading Time: 5 minutes Microsoft held its Xbox Games Showcase 2020 today, released a lot of new game footage and trailers from an assortment of upcoming games. The event showed off some great gameplay footage from Halo Infinite, a trailer for The Medium, and an assortment of other titles. There was no lack of self back-patting on Xbox’s behalf, …

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PlayStation 5 Pre-Orders : Limit of 1?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It was reported earlier today via IGN that we learned some crafty reddit users, who looked at the source code for the direct.playstation.com order page for the PlayStation 5, discovered a line of code that is suggestive of the possibility that Sony may be limiting the number of PlayStation 5 Pre-Orders to one unit. The …

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Sea of Thieves Surpasses 15 Million Players

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sea of Thieves, the pirate-themed PVP adventure game from Microsoft Studios announced today that it has surpassed the significant milestone of having had 15 million unique players participate in the game since its launch. Propelling the title to these new heights has been the games branching out beyond its origins as a title primarily purchased …

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Xbox Live Gold Annual Is No More

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Its been a good run, but it looks like big changes could be coming to Microsoft Xbox’s various subscription services. The first victim? The Xbox Live Gold program. The first sacrifice made to the digital services gods? The 12-month Xbox Live Gold Annual membership. We learned initially vie a tweet by @gamespot today that it …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming on 10 Disc Box Set

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are among the older readers in the crowd, then you, no doubt, have fond memories of acquiring (ehem, “buying”) new games or programs to use or play on a home PC/Mac. Legitimately obtained (or not), you brought that game home, (like Flight Simulator) and then had to engage in the time-consuming task of …

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Survive the Zombie Apocalypse in Dead Age 2

Reading Time: 2 minutes Survive the zombie apocalypse. That’s Dead Age 2, the second installment in this turn-based zombie apocalypse survival series, which launched July 16th for the PC, Mac and Linux. Dead Age 2, from game publisher Headup Games and the developers at Silent Dreams, puts players in control of a band of survivors who are fleeing from …

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Marvel’s Avengers Beta Coming In August

Reading Time: 2 minutes Square Enix announced today it will be holding its second Avenger’s War Table digital stream on July 29th, where it will be giving an in-depth look at the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers Beta coming in August. The fist War Table event, which was held in June, gave an detailed look at the story line and features …

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Stadia Connect Event Talks New Titles, Instant Play

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Stadia held its Stadia Connect event today, revealing some of the latest titles to be brought to the Stadia Pro gaming service, adding to its growing collection of “free” games. Stadia, a gaming subscription service from Google, brings dozens of popular gaming titles to members for a $9.99 / month service fee. In addition to …

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Far Cry 6, Valhalla Featured in UbiForward 2020

UbiForward 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sunday, Ubisoft held its first digital only Ubisoft UbiForward 2020 Livestream event, showcasing a number of new titles coming up from the software giant. Watch Dogs: Legion – UbiForward The first title shown is Watch Dogs: Legion, on open world, story driven third-person RPG that places the player in a future London. At the time, …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Release Announced

Reading Time: 2 minutes Microsoft released final details for the release date of its upcoming latest version of Microsoft Flight Simulator. The Microsoft Flight Simulator release was announced, along with the launch of the pre-order site at Xbox.com as well as via Twitter The newest edition of the Microsoft Flight Simulator is scheduled for arrival on August 18th. It …

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Far Cry 6 Trailer Released From Ubisoft

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The official Far Cry 6 trailer landed Sunday, capping off the most anticipated news in gaming of the week. As we reported on just days ago, rumors started flying when a “leak” of a listing of the hotly anticipated next edition in Ubisoft’s Far Cry series occurred in the PlayStation Store. The listing was up …

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What’s New On Xbox Game Pass?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass and Game Pass Ultimate services are regularly updated with new titles. We take a look at the latest additions to the service today (and check out some of the games that will be culled from Game Pass in the near future) Fallout 76 : Wastelanders (Xbox and PC) Likely the most …

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Are “Digital Edition” Consoles Worth It?

Digital Edition Consoles Good or Bad?

Reading Time: 10 minutes Last Christmas, after experiencing the real struggle of living in a household with one Xbox, one 40 year-old video game junkie (that’s me) and one teenager video game junkie (that’s my daughter), we relented and bought my daughter a Xbox One Digital Edition (in bright white.) The benefits were immediate. No more fighting over the …

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