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Xbox One X update: Microsoft has BAD NEWS for early Xbox adopters | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft has bad news for original Xbox One owners looking to upgrade to Xbox One X. Early Xbox One adopters will be disappointed to hear that Microsoft isn’t planning to give away free Kinect adaptors with the Xbox One X. The company gave away Kinect adaptors with the Xbox One S, but that particular promotion ended in March. Anybody wishing to upgrade from an original Xbox One to the Xbox One X will have to …

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Sea IPO: Early Look At This Singapore Gaming Company Listing Stateside

If you’re looking to diversify your technology portfolio beyond the U.S., where the NASDAQ keeps inching toward new highs every week, look no further than Singapore’s Sea (NYSE: SE), a gaming company turned Internet conglomerate that intends to list its ADRs in the U.S. on the New York Stock Exchange. The company filed its S-1 on October 6. The offering is being led by Goldman Sachs, though a concrete date for the IPO has not …

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Road Redemption revs out of early access, adding random tracks to Road Rash’s template

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s been a long, hard road travelled since its original Kickstarter debut way back in April 2013, but after a lengthy stay in Steam’s Early Access section, Road Rash-esque retro revival Road Redemption is ready to ride off into the sunset. As of October 4th, the full game is complete,  out now and available via Steam & Humble. Prefer your racing to be a little more sportsmanlike? We’ve got you …

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PC Gaming Weekly: Early Access success for Fornite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

The big rumor last week was that Tencent, the biggest game company in the world, had bought a 5 percent stake in Bluehole Studio, the South Korean developer behind one of the most talked-about games of 2017: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. It hadn’t, though the talks between the Chinese PC and mobile gaming behemoth and Bluehole are ongoing. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has become so huge that Bluehole has created a subsidiaryto manage the online multiplayer shooter. This is important, because …

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Forza Motorsport 7 launches in early access on Xbox One and Windows 10

Start your engines, Forza fans: Forza Motorsport 7 is now available — for early access, that is. Forza Motorsport 7 early access is here, letting Ultimate Edition owners hit the track a little early. The flagship racer doesn’t officially launch on Xbox One and Windows 10 until October 3. However, if you’ve shelled out the extra cash for the $99 Ultimate Edition, you can jump in now. Forza Motorsport 7 returns the series to some …

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Have a look at Nintendo’s early prototype

Nine years after introducing the world to Mario (under the guise of “Jumpman”) in Donkey Kong, Nintendo created a companion for him: Super Mario World’s Yoshi. But where did Yoshi come from? According to excerpts translated by Kotaku of a new Nintendo [Japanese] interview with devs who worked on Super Mario World and Yoshi’s Island, Yoshi was inspired by an image of Mario riding a horse that Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto drew in the ’80s. (The interview also included a screenshot [excerpted below] of a …

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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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Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf brings turn-based tactics out of Early Access this week

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf ditched its mobile free-to-play roots nearly a year ago when it hit Steam Early Access, and now it seems the game is finally ready to come out of the cooker. It’ll be getting that all-important 1.0 release on September 21. For more tactical thinking, check out the best strategy games on PC. Space Wolf is a turn-based strategy game where you use collectable cards to outfit …

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Monster Hunter World release date CONFIRMED: PS4 and Xbox One launch coming early 2018 | Gaming | Entertainment

The Monster Hunter World release date has been confirmed for worldwide launch on January 26, at midnight. A collector’s edition, as well as a digital deluxe edition of the game were revealed for PS4, with pre-orders opening tomorrow. A limited edition Monster Hunter PS4 console was also unveiled, although it’s unclear if this will see a western launch. Monster Hunter is an action RPG series that puts you in the boots of a hunter, facing …

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Early Access survival game Die Young attempts to mitigate piracy with an official free version

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Bundle site Indie Gala has recently branched out into game development and publishing. One of their two flagship titles on Steam – Early Access survival horror game Die Young – has been received well enough, but the developers believe piracy is enough of a problem to necessitate an unusual solution: Players unable or unwilling to buy the game are able to just download it, directly and DRM free, from the …

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Early Access release Fantasy Strike offers stylish fighting with minimal learning curve

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Thrilling and cathartic as it may be to button-mash your way through a Marvel vs Capcom match, true mastery of any fighting game is a long, painful road filled with extensive memorisation, practicing precision inputs and learning complex interlocking mechanics. Fantasy Strike from Sirlin Games – newly released on Steam Early Access – looks to teach the fundamentals of the genre in a far more direct fashion. Work on your …

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Monster Hunter-like Dauntless rewrites the roadmap, delays open beta to early 2018

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Almost exactly one month ago, Phoenix Labs began the first round of closed beta testing for their upcoming monster-bothering simulator Dauntless. While feedback has been relatively positive, they reckon the game needs a little more time in the oven. Updating their development roadmap, they have officially rolled back the date for open beta testing to ‘Early 2018’, with no fixed date. Still in the closed beta? Sharpen up your hunting …

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Nintendo Switch Virtual Console comes early with new games | Gaming | Entertainment

Nintendo Switch Virtual Console has come early with the announcement of a new game collection coming soon. Nintendo Switch Arcade Archives is a selection of classic games that are being remade and released on Nintendo Switch. It all starts with Mario Bros on September 27, followed by he likes of Balloon Fight, Ice Climber, Pinball, Clu Clu Land and Punch-Out!! The games will all have two-player options, which means they can be played locally by …

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NBA 2K18 early release date: Countdown begins for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch | Gaming | Entertainment

The NBA 2K18 early release date has been set for September 15 but is only available for those who pre-order the game. Anyone who does gets access to the official Early Tip-Off Edition, which grants access four days early. This special version of the game is available on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, although time is running out to get it. Here are the release times as confirmed by 2K for this week: INTL …

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Early days yet, but this fan-made Overwatch Tactics prototype has potential

Outside of bot-makers and third-party servers, Blizzard have always had a fairly friendly relationship with their fans and the innumerable derivative works they produce. Hopefully that’ll continue to be the case as this fascinating looking turn-based tactical fangame sighted on the Overwatch subreddit continues development.   While we wait (and hope) for this to release, pick out your ideal tactical Overwatch team with the help of our best-in-class guide. The little bit of gameplay footage …

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