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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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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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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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Most Gamers Hate Buying Loot Boxes, So Why Are Games Using Them?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increasing number of games locking desirable content behind the digital operant conditioning chambers known as “loot boxes.” The basics of how loot boxes work are common to all games that use them. Players are presented with the ...

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The Best Cheap Games Enhanced for the Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’re only about a month away from the Xbox One X‘s launch, so now’s a good time to start stocking up on games that will actually take advantage of the new hardware. Many titles will see small performance improvements automatically–similar to the PS4 Pro’s Boost ...

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Best PS4 Pro Games For $20 or Less

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. While the PS4 Pro can’t live up to a high-end PC, it’s an excellent way to give your 4K TV a real workout without spending much. Sure, it retails for 400 bucks, but it’s easy to find refurbs and open-box deals ranging from $ 350 ...

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The Best Free VR Games and Apps

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In the last year, consumer-grade VR has seen a lot of ups and downs. The launch of the PSVR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive were a huge step forward for the virtual reality market, but the limited uptake and the overpriced cash grabs have been ...

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DeepMind AI Moves on from Board Games to StarCraft II

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There is a long and storied history of machines beating humans at games we once dominated. There was Deep Blue beating humans at chess, then Watson winning Jeopardy!, and most recently, Google’s DeepMind AI branch created a computer that can win the deviously complex game ...

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Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At SIGGRAPH this week, both AMD and Nvidia are announcing various hardware and software technologies. SIGGRAPH is an annual show that focuses on computer graphics and advances in rendering techniques. At the show this year, Nvidia showcased the ways AI could be used to improve gaming ...

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The Best Free Games on the PS4

Free-to-play games have received an impressive level of critical and commercial success on the PC in the last decade. However, it wasn’t until relatively recently that console devs started to move in that direction in a serious way. Game devs of all sizes are now entering the fray, and as such, we wanted to see exactly how well these games ...

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