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The new Xbox One update gets you ready for Xbox One X – back up your console now, down load 4K stuff and more

The new Xbox One update is currently rolling out and basically gets you read for Xbox One X, letting you transfer your games and get 4K stuff ahead of launch. There’s also plenty of other little enhancements and improvements for the dashboard. As far as transferring your games and stuff to Xbox One X goes, once you have the update you’ll be able to copy your games, apps and settings to an external hard drive, …

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Xbox One Windows 10 update: THIS hidden feature boosts console speeds | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox One has been given a huge new Windows 10 update for autumn. The Xbox One update lets you personalise your Home, features an improved Guide, more notifications and a performance boost. There’s even a hidden speed boost available to owners of the Xbox One with Kinect. As On MSFT points out, Xbox One no longer asks for further confirmation when you try to turn it off with your voice. It’s only a small update, …

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Console consolation: Gaming as self-care

I was standing in the bread aisle of Target, hunting for the illusive sourdough species. The fluorescent lights hovered above like a nagging parent. I blinked several times at the shelves in front of me, half-blinded, half-asleep. I didn’t want to be here. I didn’t even want to be awake. My stomach was sick with unease. I heard my heart pounding in the earbuds I wore, out of rhythm with whatever song Spotify’s algorithms had …

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PC and Console games that should be ported to Android

As an avid gamer who has become somewhat jaded with the state of the industry lately, the Nintendo Switch has been an absolute breath of fresh air. I love being able to boot up a console-quality game in seconds while on the go. When I say console-quality I’m not exaggerating either. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is the exact same game it was on PS4 and Xbox One with only a slight frame rate dip and …

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The Ataribox Could Shake Up Console Gaming — The Motley Fool

Atari was once a big name in the video gaming industry, pioneering the home console market before hitting a rough patch. The company went bankrupt in 2013, but it is now looking to make a big splash in the console gaming market once again with a new piece of hardware. The company recently released details about its Ataribox gaming console that’s set to be launched at an attractive price point. But will gamers and consumers …

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Game Boy could be latest classic console to return, Nintendo trademark suggests

A new trademark application filed by Nintendo has ignited rumours of an impending Game Boy launch. The company recently released new mini versions of the NES Classic and SNES Classic, so the Game Boy speculation isn’t quite as farfetched as it might initially appear.  The application, which was submitted on 15 September, was accompanied by an image of the Game Boy. Nostalgic gadgets we would love to see make a comeback It was spotted by …

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PUBG Xbox One release date SHOCK – Is this proof that console launch is imminent? | Gaming | Entertainment

PUBG fans could be playing Battlegrounds on Xbox One very soon. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has just been classified by the Australian ratings board, which suggests the PUBG release date is imminent. PUBG was given an MA15+ rating in Australia, which as VG247 points out, is the second strongest classification a game can receive. Interestingly, the classification page reveals that PUBG will launch with a lengthy new title on Xbox One. The ratings page lists PUBG as …

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Making Final Fantasy 15 for PC is ‘100 times’ easier than console version, says game director

The PC version of Final Fantasy 15 is set to become the definitive edition of the game. It will boast improved graphics, a new first-person mode and support for 8K resolutions. You’d think those add-ons would make development difficult—not so, according to game director Hajime Tabata. In fact, he says it was “more than 100 times” easier crafting the PC edition than the console version before it. The team only started working on the PC …

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A new Xbox One S Assassin’s Creed Origins bundle gets you the game and console for just £230

With Assassin’s Creed Origins coming out soon (and Destiny 2 having recently come out, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus releasing the same day as Assassin’s Creed Origins, Call of Duty WWII, you get the idea), it’s probably a good idea to think about getting a new console, if you’re not already on the current generation. To sweeten the deal, there’s a new Xbox One S bundle coming out very soon. There’s two versions of it, …

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How Microsoft built the Xbox One X, the most powerful game console ever

When designer Bryan Sparks explains the inspiration for the look and feel of the modern Xbox, he says he and his team went back to 1968, when a certain landmark Stanley Kubrick film hit theaters and changed how the world saw science fiction. “We had this vision in our minds of a monolith,” Sparks says, referencing the black, slab-like machine of extraterrestrial origin in 2001: A Space Odyssey. “In the movie, every time you see …

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3 Signs That the Switch Console Will Push Nintendo Stock Higher — The Motley Fool

Nintendo (NASDAQOTH:NTDOY) is on the comeback trail, and its outlook is more promising than at any point in the last five years. The company is finding success by branching into new business segments, with its mobile and licensing businesses increasing 450% year over year to account for roughly 6% of revenue last quarter. That’s a laudable contribution for a pair of relatively new ventures, but Nintendo’s console video game hardware and software sales will remain …

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Another classic Nintendo console, another insane dump of instruction manuals

Enlarge / Cranky Kong pops up a lot in the Donkey Kong Country manual to tell you how bad everything is. Nintendo Last year, the NES Classic’s launch was met with something that I argued was more interesting and valuable in the game-preservation sense: a gigantic dump of NES and Famicom instruction manuals, all free to download in PDF format. They included a range of weird and rarely seen game-instruction books from across the world, and unlike …

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Why we won’t be seeing any early reviews for FIFA on Nintendo’s console

FIFA 18 fans wanting to see how good the Nintendo Switch version of the game is will need to wait until launch to find out. A source close to Nintendo revealed that journalists will not be getting the game until release day on Friday. This is despite PS4, Pc and Xbox One codes being handed out last week. FIFA 18 on the Switch is the first on Nintendo’s new console – after the last couple …

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Why the Super Nintendo is the Best Console Ever Made

The first time I saw a Super Nintendo was at a Target demo kiosk. A group of kids were crowded around Super Mario World, and even from a distance, I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was just so beautiful. I spent the bulk of the next five years actively pining for a Super Nintendo (a Sega Genesis would have been accepable, too), even as I played PC games that were technically much better looking. The …

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WWE 2K18 will wrestle its way onto PC the same day as console

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube In a series first, WWE 2K18 will be launching for PC the same day as its console brethren, giving you all the elbow drops, suplexes, and dropkicks you could possibly want on your home computer. For more ways to beat up your friends, check out the best multiplayer games on PC. There’s one little caveat in that you won’t get early access with the Deluxe Edition on PC, as the …

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