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Microsoft: Demand Is ‘Super High’ For Xbox One X Launch Next Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the last four years, Microsoft has played second fiddle to Sony’s PlayStation 4. There are a number of reasons why, including poor initial communication, an abrupt reversal on system features, a $ 100 higher price point, and an initial focus on multimedia capabilities as ...

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Nintendo: Switch Will Beat Wii U Lifetime Sales in Just 1 Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo released an update to its yearly earnings forecast today, substantially increasing the amount of profit it expects to earn through the end of its fiscal year (Nintendo’s fiscal year ends in March, not on December 31). The Switch has had a dynamite year, outselling ...

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Unloved, Unlamented, Microsoft Finally Kills Kinect

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft first launched Project Natal — later known as Kinect — it declared that the device would usher in a bold new world of gaming where our bodies would be controllers. Today, the last vestiges of that dream have finally died. According to Fastcodesign, ...

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13 OG Xbox Games Now Playable on Xbox One, Xbox 360 Games Enhanced For Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Yesterday, we talked about the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility mode and how developers inside the company had spent years putting the feature together. Today, we’re talking about the 13 original Xbox games you can now play, along with some enhancements to existing Xbox 360 games ...

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How Microsoft Built Xbox 360, Xbox Compatibility Into the Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Xbox One and PS4 have broadly similar features, but there’s a few areas where Microsoft has beaten Sony: Backwards compatibility with the Xbox 360 and steaming games from an Xbox One to a local PC. But while we’ve known Microsoft was adding backwards compatibility ...

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Dead Space Developer Visceral Games is Dead, and That Sucks

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. EA has announced that Visceral Games, the developer of games like Battlefield: Hardline and Dead Space is shutting down, effective immediately. The Star Wars title the studio had worked on is also being shut down. While EA isn’t literally canceling the project altogether, it’s going ...

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The Best PS4 and PS4 Pro Accessories

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Four years in, and there are tens of millions of PlayStation 4s in the wild. Whether you’re using an original model, PS4 Slim, or PS4 Pro, there are likely aspects of your experience that could use some improvement. Want to shorten a particularly long load ...

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RPCS3 Emulator Turns Old PS3 Games Into Works of Art

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For many years, PlayStation 3 emulation was a contradiction in terms. Sony’s unique CPU architecture, known as the Cell Broadband Engine, is fundamentally different than any other CPU that’s ever come to market. While the Xbox 360 and PS3 share some DNA, Cell was legendarily ...

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