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Xbox One X patch for Halo 5 will be ready for the console’s launch

Of all the Microsoft games receiving Xbox One X patches, Halo 5 is the one we’ve heard the least about recently.  However that hasn’t prevented the patch from coming out in time for the new console’s launch.  343 Industries has confirmed that the patch will be launching later today at 9:00 PT / 12:00 ET / 16:00 GMT, well in advance of the console’s official launch date on November 7.  So what does it do? …

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Gorgeous time-puzzler The Gardens Between hits PC alongside consoles

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The Gardens Between made an impressive debut at Sony’s Paris Games Week presentation earlier today, showcasing some gorgeous art and animation alongside Braid-style time puzzles. But don’t fret over its presence at a PlayStation event, PC fans – The Garden Between will be hitting computers alongside the console version in the third quarter of 2018. Check out the best indie games on PC. The puzzle adventure features two characters named …

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YouTube TV debuts a dedicated app for smart TVs, gaming consoles and streaming devices

Live TV streaming service YouTube TV is now available on actual TVs with the launch of dedicated apps for smart TVs, streaming devices and gaming consoles. Following its rapid expansion across the U.S. since its April debut, Google’s popular competitor to Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, Hulu Live TV, and DirecTV Now, is available to two-thirds of the U.S., including the top 50 metro areas, the company also notes. Until today, YouTube TV has been available …

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Nintendo Ships 1.7 Million SNES Classic Mini Consoles as of September 30th

1.7 million SNES Classic Mini consoles have been shipped as of September 30, Nintendo has announced. According to Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki, the Japanese gaming behemoth confirmed this during its most recent earnings briefing. Nintendo said it shipped 1.7 million units of SNES Classic as of Sept. 30. — Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) October 30, 2017 The NES classis mini successor was launched in North America and Europe on September 29 after being announced …

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Microsoft and Foot Locker team up to give away Xbox One X consoles in Europe

Following a partnership between Microsoft and Foot Locker, secure yourself a free Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition ahead of launch. Microsoft has unveiled a partnership with Foot Locker in Europe, giving eager fans the chance to secure a free Xbox One X, leading up to the launch of the console. As detailed in a post on the ESL blog, fans in Manchester, Paris, and Rotterdam will have the opportunity to compete in Forza Motorsport …

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Free Xbox One X Consoles Available If You’re Good Enough At Capture The Flag

Mountain Dew and Doritos today announced a special promotion through which you could win an Xbox One X–if you’re good enough at real-life capture the flag. “The Drop Zone” is what the companies are calling a “technology driven” capture-the-flag contest. Here’s how it works: Drop Zone events will be held in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago on the weekend of November 10 (which is after the Xbox One X launches on November 7). If …

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Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro – Tight race expected between powerhouse consoles | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft and Sony have taken a radical new approach to the traditional console generations with the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro. Both consoles mark the first time a mid-generational upgrade has been offered to Xbox or PlayStation gamers. Now gamers can choose between the regular PS4 or Xbox One S, or their more beefy, powerful counterparts. And while Sony looks to have outsold Microsoft overall this generation, it could be a much tighter battle …

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Bring out the gaming consoles. Playing video games can boost your memory and analysis skills | fitness

Tired of watching your child play video games? Instead, join them, as researchers have found that playing video games can help boost memory in the young as well as in the elderly. “Our study shows that gamers are better in analysing a situation quickly, to generate new knowledge, and to categorise facts — especially in situations with high uncertainties,” said lead author Sabrina Schenk from Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany. Previous research has shown that playing such …

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Move over consoles, PC gaming is back

After taking a back seat to consoles for the past few years, personal computers are enjoying a resurgence in gaming, thanks to the popularity of e-sports, customizable machines and faster software releases. This week’s Tokyo Game Show will feature a main-stage tournament for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, a hit online survival PC game that’s been downloaded more than 10 million times since March. Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One consoles are heading into their …

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The best gaming consoles you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Pixabay/Business Insider The Insider Pick: Video game consoles are next-level awesome these days. Of all the consoles out there, the PlayStation 4 Pro is our top pick for most gamers. A great game library, 4K Ultra HD output, compatibility with popular streaming services, VR capability, and an excellent gamepad make this …

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Digital Foundry’s Rich and John on Xbox One X and the future of consoles • Eurogamer.net

By Oli Welsh Published 22/09/2017 Yesterday at EGX in Birmingham, I took to the stage with Rich Leadbetter and John Linneman from Digital Foundry to chat about Xbox One X and the future of console technology. We’d held a similar discussion at EGX Rezzed in London back in April, but back then we couldn’t reveal that Rich was just back from Microsoft’s HQ in Redmond for our exclusive specs reveal of the new console. Since …

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Doritos & Mountain Dew To Give Away Xbox One X Consoles Every 60 Seconds

Killer Xbox One X Giveaway Coming Soon Last month, we told about a series of Xbox Doritos that will launch in Mexico in time for the Xbox One X launch. A photo of the green Xbox One X Power Up Doritos surfaced on social media and can be seen here. Today, we learned Mountain Dew and Doritos are partnering up with Microsoft to give away a massive amount of Xbox One X consoles starting in November. The good news is you don’t have to …

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Mountain Dew and Doritos Giving Away Xbox One X Consoles Every 60 Seconds Soon

by Matthew Hayes | September 15, 2017 You thought you were going to get through all of this Xbox One X launch hype with only Taco Bell in your gut?! Think again, nerds! You knew Mountain Dew and Doritos were going to show up sooner or later, and this year they’re partnering up with Microsoft to auction off a boat-load of Xbox One X consoles starting in November. You don’t have to wait until November …

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Xbox, Mountain Dew, And Doritos Team Up To Give Away Xbox One X Consoles In ’Every 60 Seconds’

Collect: Anyone who purchases specially marked Mtn Dew and Doritos products can collect codes necessary to bid. Bank Codes: Starting Sept. 25, participants can enter codes at Every60Seconds.com to start banking points. And starting Oct. 23, each code also gives you one entry into a sweepstakes to try to win an Xbox One X. Fans can check out the website now to register for updates. Bid to Win: From Nov. 6 to Dec. 15, participants …

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Swappa Now has a Gaming Section for Consoles, Games and Accessories

Swappa is XDA’s recommended marketplace for selling and buying used smartphones. We feel it benefits the community more than using larger platforms (such as eBay) since you can save money in the process. There’s an application in the Play Store that can detect the phone or tablet you’re wanting to sell, or to just give you an alternative way to browse the selection of devices that are available. Recently, they have launched an entirely new category …

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