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  • The Animal Crossing: New Horizons guilt trip

    The Animal Crossing: New Horizons guilt trip

    On Monday, I got an email from Nintendo. I only had to read the subject line to know what it was for. It just sat there, taunting me: “Welcome back! Your island misses you.” A normal person might have just deleted it and moved on. Clearly, I am not a normal person. Since then, I’ve […]

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  • How to Preorder a PS5: A Few Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a PS5

    How to Preorder a PS5: A Few Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a PS5

    The PS5 preorders have been happening since Walmart opened the floodgates a few hours after the PS5 Showcase event gave us the price and release date.Since then, PS5 preorders at GameStop, Best Buy, Amazon and more have come and gone in a flash. Walmart offered another chance to snag a PS5 or PS5 Digital preorder […]

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  • 5 tips to brawl without limits in WWE 2K Battlegrounds – PlayStation.Blog

    5 tips to brawl without limits in WWE 2K Battlegrounds

    Coming down the aisle, hailing from 2K, this is Executive Producer Sean “The Slayer” O’Connor! I’m stepping between the ropes today to give you some exclusive tips to help you become an unbeatable brawler when WWE 2K Battlegrounds, out today on PS4.  Whether you’re brawling with your family, your friends, or challengers online, these tips […]

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  • Michel Ancel Retires, Beyond Good and Evil 2 Development Continues

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    Michel Ancel, the creative mind behind Beyond Good & Evil and Rayman, is retiring from the gaming industry. He’s taking leave after more than 30 years in the business to focus on another passion–wildlife. As far as his gaming-related projects are concerned–Beyond Good & Evil 2 and WiLD–Ancel assures they’re in good hands and “going super […]

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  • TikTok Downloads Set to Be Banned in the US from Sunday

    TikTok Downloads Set to Be Banned in the US from Sunday

    The Department of Commerce has ordered that downloads for mobile apps TikTok and WeChat be banned in the US from Sunday.American users will not be able to download the apps after September 20. Those with the apps already downloaded will still be able to use them, but they won’t be able to access any future […]

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  • Nintendo Switch Launches in Brazil, the First Nintendo Product to Go on Sale in the Country Since 2015

    Nintendo Switch Launches in Brazil, the First Nintendo Product to Go on Sale in the Country Since 2015

    Nintendistas (Brazilian Nintendo fans) were delighted with some long-awaited news on August 19th. On its official Twitter account, Nintendo of America announced that the Switch is coming soon to Brazil – Nintendo’s first official release in the country since it ceased operations in the country back in 2015.The official launch of the Nintendo Switch in […]

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  • Next Week on Xbox: September 22 to 25

    Next Week on Xbox: September 22 to 25

    Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console and PC. Get more details on these games below and click on […]

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  • Jett: The Far Shore delayed to 2021

    Jett: The Far Shore delayed to 2021

    On Friday, developer Superbrothers announced that its new science fiction game Jett: The Far Shore has been delayed until some time in 2021. The game was originally scheduled for this holiday. It’s still expected to release simultaneously for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and on PC via the Epic Games Store. According to a statement made […]

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  • Demons Souls Remake Comparison Video Showcases Many Changes

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    During Sony’s recent PS5 games showcase, viewers were treated to a closer look at the Demon’s Souls remake. A tutorial gameplay section featured in the nearly three-minute clip, alongside a very brief glimpse at a boss battle. The title running on PS5 couldn’t be anymore stunning. Evidently, the technology has come a long way in […]

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  • IGN UK Podcast #557: PS5's Banquet of Delights

    IGN UK Podcast #557: PS5's Banquet of Delights

    On a bountiful menu today is plenty of PS5 treats to sink our teeth into. The reveal of Final Fantasy 16 served as an attention grabbing starter, before a flurry of exciting middle courses in the form of Resident Evil, Deathloop and others. All rounded off by the show-stopping God of War shaped dessert followed […]

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  • Sony Confirms PS5 Backwards Compatibility Won’t Extend to Classics

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    Back in August, an Ubisoft support page dropped the news that the PlayStation 5 will not be backwards compatible with PlayStation 1, 2, and 3 games. The developer later pulled the information down, but as we suspected, the page was probably updated because Ubisoft wasn’t authorized to divulge that information on Sony’s behalf. We now […]

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  • Rebuilding and expanding Kingdoms of Amalur with Re-Reckoning – PlayStation.Blog

    Interview: Rebuilding and expanding Kingdoms of Amalur with Re-Reckoning

    Hey all! I’m Philipp Brock from THQ Nordic. To mark last week’s launch of Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, I sat down with the game’s Executive Producer Reinhard Pollice to find out his perspective on what makes gameplay timeless and to find out more about the all-new Kingdoms of Amalur expansion, Fatesworn, which is scheduled for […]

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  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 reflects the changing culture of skateboarding

    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 reflects the changing culture of skateboarding

    When Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater was released in 1999, the skateboarding world was far, far separated from the skateboarding world of today. Vicarious Visions’ brand new remake of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 understands this on a level that goes beyond new visuals and refined-but-familiar gameplay mechanics. In a way, the remake feels […]

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  • Spider-Man Miles Morales Alternate Costumes Teased in Retailer Listing

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    Those who purchase a copy of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition or the Ultimate Edition are in for some extra treats. These bonuses include a new T.R.A.C.K. Suit, second Spidey suit, Gravity Well Gadget, and extra Skill Points. Imagery found by Reddit users via the PlayStation Direct website showcased the digital bonuses (pictured in featured […]

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  • Bandai Namco Buys Unknown 9: Awakening Developer, Reflector

    Bandai Namco Buys Unknown 9: Awakening Developer, Reflector

    Summary: Part of the immerse yourself in the Unknown 9 storyworld, Unknown 9: Chapters is an immersive, globe-spanning adventure that lets YOU shape the future of Unknown 9. Franchises:Unknown 9 Genres:Adventure, Episodic Platforms:PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X Developers:Reflector Entertainment Publishers:Reflector Entertainment Release Date:TBA Source link

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  • Sony Won’t Put Its New First-Party Games On A Subscription Service Because It’s Not ‘Sustainable’

    Sony Won't Put Its New First-Party Games On A Subscription Service Because It's Not 'Sustainable'

    Sony has said that the company doesn’t plan to bring its new first-party games to a Game Pass-like subscription service because it wouldn’t be “sustainable.”Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan broke the news in an interview with GamesIndustry.Biz. The interview noted the surprising reveal of the PlayStation Plus Collection during the PS5 conference, which will […]

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  • WRC 9 Review

    WRC 9 Review

    In comparison to last year’s big jump in quality with WRC 8, WRC 9 is a more modest lurch forwards. Several great new rallies have been added and it does feel like there’s been a bit of massaging under the hood – with a better sense of car mass and weight transfer – but elsewhere […]

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  • Why Final Fantasy 16 Should Excite Final Fantasy XIV and Tactics Fans

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    Every new Final Fantasy game, there’s always the conversation about what exactly a Final Fantasy game is. And yet, that’s the beauty of the series. It’s spanned so many themes and settings and stories that “which Final Fantasy is your favorite” continues to be a heated debate among fans of the franchise. Barring quite a […]

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  • PS5 Won’t Be Backwards Compatible With PS3, PS2, or PS1 Games

    PS5 Won't Be Backwards Compatible With PS3, PS2, or PS1 Games

    PlayStation 5 will be compatible with “99 percent” of PS4 games according to Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO and President Jim Ryan, although that may be as far as backwards compatibility goes.In a recent interview with Famitsu which was translated by Siliconera, Ryan explained that PS5 will not be compatible with PS3, PS2, and PS1 titles. […]

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  • PlayStation 5 Preorders Were an Undeserved Disaster

    PlayStation 5 Preorders Were an Undeserved Disaster

    The last 24 hours or so have been an emotional roller coaster for PlayStation fans. First the PS5 showcase gave us hit after hit of great games and trailers, with arguably the two weakest links only being Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition and Fortnite, but even those were exciting to a certain extent. I […]

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  • PS5's Latest Event Answered Major Questions

    PS5's Latest Event Answered Major Questions

    On this week’s packed episode of IGN’s PlayStation Show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Lucy O’Brien, and Janet Garcia to discuss all the big reveals from the PS5 showcase, including PS5’s price, the PS5 release date, the PS5 launch date, and the many lingering questions, and exciting possibilities about the […]

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  • Secret Challenges – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 Wiki Guide

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    Last Edited: 17 Sep 2020 8:21 pm IGN’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 Wiki Guide & Walkthrough has details on every hidden challenge in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2. Challenges Challenges are a core part of the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater experience, but the vast majority are available (and trackable) in-game. […]

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  • Super Mario 3D All-Stars Discussion and Our Favorite Mario Games – NVC 526

    Super Mario 3D All-Stars Discussion and Our Favorite Mario Games - NVC 526

    Summary: Relive three of Mario’s greatest adventures with Super Mario 3D All-Stars! Optimized versions of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy are all included in this package. Franchises:Mario Genres:Compilation, Platformer Platforms:Nintendo Switch Developers:Nintendo Publishers:Nintendo Features:Offline Co-Op Multiplayer Release Date:September 18, 2020 Source link

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  • Pre-Order Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S Starting Tuesday, September 22

    Pre-Order Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S Starting Tuesday, September 22

    On November 10, a new generation of console gaming begins. Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will deliver players the most performant, immersive and compatible next-generation console gaming experiences ever. Next week, beginning September 22, you’ll be able to pre-order both Xbox Series X, our most powerful console ever made, and Xbox Series S, […]

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  • Night of the Kings review: a spellbinding Ivorian tale

    Night of the Kings review: a spellbinding Ivorian tale

    Polygon is reporting from the remote edition of the annual Toronto International Film Festival, bringing you first looks at the upcoming movies headed to theaters, streaming services, and awards season. This review came from a TIFF screening. Every film is about telling a story, but few take that idea so literally as Night of the […]

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  • Disintegration Multiplayer Servers Shutting Down in November

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    Halo Co-Creator Marcus Lehto produced the recently released Disintegration with developer V1 Interactive and publisher Private Division. While the title showed plenty of promise in the lead up to its June release, it ultimately didn’t review well. Evidently, the sci-fi shooter is not performing well, either. On November 17th, just months after its launch, Disintegration’s servers […]

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  • Hogwarts Legacy: J.K. Rowling ‘Not Directly Involved’ With Harry Potter RPG

    Hogwarts Legacy: J.K. Rowling 'Not Directly Involved' With Harry Potter RPG

    At long last, WB Games revealed its upcoming Harry Potter RPG, Hogwarts Legacy. But given the recent controversies around series author J.K. Rowling, WB Games clarified that Rowling has no direct involvement with the magic RPG developed by Avalanche.The basis for Hogwarts Legacy comes from the Harry Potter young adult novels written by J.K. Rowling […]

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  • Epic and Riot Games’ Tencent dealings draw U.S. government scrutiny

    Epic and Riot Games’ Tencent dealings draw U.S. government scrutiny

    The Trump administration wants to know more about U.S. video game companies’ involvement with China’s Tencent Holdings, whose relationships with American firms includes full ownership of Riot Games, a significant minority stake in Epic Games, and publishing deals with Activision Blizzard. Bloomberg reported on Thursday that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States […]

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  • Smash, brawl, and score epic goals in HyperBrawl Tournament – PlayStation.Blog

    Smash, brawl, and score epic goals in HyperBrawl Tournament

    Hi everyone! I’m from Milky Tea, the development studio behind HyperBrawl Tournament, a 1-4 player local and online arena-based sports-brawler where your objective is to outscore the opposing team. To help make this happen, you’ve got unique heroes, epic weapons and some legendary abilities at your disposal. Play Video Want to know more? Here are […]

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  • Marvel casts Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk in new Disney Plus show

    Marvel casts Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk in new Disney Plus show

    Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany will play the role of She-Hulk in She-Hulk on Disney Plus, reports Variety. Jen Walters, Esq. is Bruce Banner’s cousin, and she can get just as big and green as the Hulk — but she’s also a lawyer. Marvel first announced plans for a She-Hulk television show a year ago at […]

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  • This Humble Bundle definitely lets you pet the dogs

    This Humble Bundle definitely lets you pet the dogs

    Everyone knows that the best part of a video game is getting to observe, then pet, a dog. The Humble Bundle has a new selection, in partnership with the wonderful Twitter account Can You Pet the Dog?, which is run by Tristan Cooper. With these games, players can cut out the annoying selection of games […]

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  • I’ve grown skeptical of Destiny 2’s plan to sunset old guns

    I’ve grown skeptical of Destiny 2’s plan to sunset old guns

    Earlier this year, Bungie revealed new plans to help sustain Destiny 2 as a loot game for years to come. They call the initiative “sunsetting,” and it will effectively remove current weapons from the game to make way for new ones. Despite it being controversial among fans, I’ve supported sunsetting since the start. But as […]

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  • Xbox Series X and Series S Pre-Order Time Revealed

    Xbox Series X and Series S Pre-Order Time Revealed

    Microsoft is promising a smoother experience for pre-ordering the Xbox Series X and Series S than the PS5, and today Microsoft laid-out exactly when and where one can pre-order the next-gen Xbox consoles. According to reports, pre-orders for the Xbox Series X and S will begin at 8 am PT/11 am ET on September 22 […]

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  • Where and When to Preorder Xbox Series X and Series S

    Where and When to Preorder Xbox Series X and Series S

    The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S preorders go live September 22 at 11 AM ET in the US, according to a report from Kotaku.We also know Xbox preorders in the UK will be popping up at 8 am, which is midnight Pacific Time in the US. Initially we thought this could point to […]

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  • The Oculus Quest 2 Is Up for Preorder, and It's $100 Less Than the Original

    The Oculus Quest 2 Is Up for Preorder, and It's $100 Less Than the Original

    The Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is now up for preorder and it’s shipping out on October 13th. The Quest 2 improves upon its predecessor with a more powerful Qualcomm XR2 VR-optimized processor and a higher resolution (nearly 2K per eye). It’s also 10% lighter and retains the manual IPD adjustment. The most welcome surprise, […]

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  • Every Monster Hunter Review Ever – Including Stories

    Every Monster Hunter Review Ever - Including Stories

    Monster Hunter was a fairly niche franchise since its inception in 2004, at least, until Monster Hunter: World was released with massive success. Now we know two more Monster Hunter games are coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2021: Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. Monster Hunter Rise seems like […]

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  • Xbox Series X pre-orders open Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. EDT

    Xbox Series X pre-orders open Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. EDT

    Microsoft will open pre-orders for its next-generation consoles on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT. Those interested in buying the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles can order from Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Costco, Sam’s Club, GameStop, Newegg, Walmart, and Army and Airforce Exchange Service. On Wednesday, Microsoft threw a […]

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  • Sony Teases PS5 UI and User Experience Reveal, ‘Really Cool Stuff’

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    People may already be tripping over each other to get their PS5 preorders in now that the price and release date have been revealed, but with just under two months to release, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the next-gen console. Arguably the biggest is the user experience, what the PS5 UI (user […]

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  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time – Demo is now live!

    Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time - Demo is now live!

    Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is coming on October 2, but if you are having trouble waiting until then we have some good news – pre-order the game digitally from the Xbox Store and you will be able to download and play the demo starting today. Once you have pre-ordered, search “Crash Bandicoot 4 […]

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  • PS5 official specs confirm size of the next-gen PlayStation

    PS5 official specs confirm size of the next-gen PlayStation

    The PlayStation 5 will be Sony’s largest console ever, according to official system specifications released on Thursday, confirming speculation from fans that the next-gen PlayStation will be just absolutely massive. Here are the official size dimensions of the standard PlayStation 5 and the disc-less Digital Edition of the console, as revealed via the PlayStation Blog: […]

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  • The new World of Warcraft short stars a devil daddy telling a few fibs

    The new World of Warcraft short stars a devil daddy telling a few fibs

    World of Warcraft fans are waiting for the next expansion, Shadowlands, and Blizzard is releasing a series of animated shorts during the wait. The final one focuses on Revendreth and the vampires that dwell within. The Venthyr are one of the four Covenants players can join, but unfortunately, they’re dealing with the same issue everyone […]

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  • Ghost Recon Breakpoint Adds New Class and New Adventure

    Ghost Recon Breakpoint Adds New Class and New Adventure

    One of the Ghosts’ main adversaries is recruiting sinister new allies in a new branching storyline for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, but the Ghosts are fighting back with the new Pathfinder class, which can command a rogue Azraël drone to target foes with airstrikes. Episode 3: Red Patriot comes to Xbox One on September 15, and […]

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  • Disintegration Ends Multiplayer Support Three Months After Launch

    Disintegration Ends Multiplayer Support Three Months After Launch

    V1 Interactive announced that it will remove the multiplayer component from its hybrid-FPS Disintegration on November 17. The decision comes three months after Disintegration’s launch. Disintegration is a first-person shooter with real-time strategy elements. The game is played in the first-person and you can navigate the map using a flying “gravcycle” and shoot at enemy […]

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  • PlayStation Xbox Game Pass Like Model Wouldn’t Be Sustainable, Says Sony

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    Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass service continues to add value for consumers who choose to subscribe. The model is seemingly setting the example for what many hope will someday become an industry standard. However, Sony’s PlayStation division still has no interest in taking that route. This specifically holds true with regards to launching new games in […]

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  • Disintegration’s multiplayer shutting down less than 6 months after launch

    Disintegration’s multiplayer shutting down less than 6 months after launch

    Disintegration’s multiplayer modes are going offline, according developer V1 Interactive. The game’s multiplayer modes will be gradually removed in phases; the in-game store leaves Disintegration today. By Nov. 17, V1 Interactive will fully remove all multiplayer elements from the game. The single player campaign will remain accessible for players, and there are no plans to […]

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  • Xbox Insider Release Notes – Beta and Delta (2010.200915-0000)

    Xbox Insider Release Notes - Beta and Delta (2010.200915-0000)

    Hey Xbox Insiders! We have a new Xbox One update preview coming to the Beta and Delta ring. It’s important we note that some updates made in these preview OS builds include background improvements that ensure a quality and stable build for Xbox One. We continue to post these release notes, even when the noticeable […]

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  • Empire of Sin Release Date Confirmed for December 2020

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    Romero Games’ Empire of Sin was originally set to launch this spring. However, a delay earlier in the year pushed the Prohibition-era strategy title to an unspecified date in fall 2020. Now another delay is postponing the release until this winter. Not to worry, though, there’s a concrete date attached to the project this time […]

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