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UWP games are getting access to more horsepower on Xbox One this fall

Microsoft is giving UWP game developers access to even more horsepower on Xbox One this fall. One of the benefits of the convergence of operating systems between Windows and Xbox is that developers can target both platforms with a lot of shared code by leveraging the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) for development. However, games published to Xbox One through the Windows Store have thus far been relatively limited in terms of access to hardware resources …

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PC Gaming Weekly: PUBG faces its next challenge — the fall game rush | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold more than 10 million copies. One Twitch analytics site has it overtaking Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, and other top games in the livestreaming arena. And it even passed Valve’s own Dota 2 on its own Steam platform, hitting 1 million concurrent players for the first time on September 8. Other games are adding Battle Royale modes. But as we transition from the slow summer season, which Battlegrounds easily ruled as it became an …

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Xbox One fall update preview hits Beta ring, adding Fluent Design, new Home, light theme and more

The upcoming Xbox One fall update is now rolling out in preview to Xbox Insiders enrolled in the Beta ring. Microsoft has announced that the upcoming fall update for Xbox One, currently in preview, will soon be rolling out to those in the Beta ring of the Xbox Insider Program. While the update has been in testing for both the invite-only Alpha ring and select Delta ring members up until now, this latest expansion delivers …

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LucidSound, Turtle Beach and Razer to release new Xbox Wireless gaming headsets this Fall

Microsoft is prepping for a big Xbox One X launch in the upcoming 2017 holiday season, and with that comes a slew of new Xbox accessories. The team is gearing up with new wireless Xbox headsets from LucidSound, Turtle Beach, and Razer, which all support Microsoft’s Xbox Wireless protocol: this means that all of them will be easily pairable with any Xbox One console (no dongle necessary), in addition to Windows 10 PCs using Microsoft’s …

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Xbox One is getting Arabic language support this fall

Adding to the major changes coming to the Xbox One this fall, native Arabic support is on its way. Microsoft has begun preparing the Xbox One for another major update this fall, bringing a wide range of new features to the console. A system-wide user interface overhaul, new Xbox Avatars, and support for original Xbox backward compatibility are all among the improvements in the pipeline, ahead of the Xbox One X launch this November. As …

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Planet Of The Apes Video Game Coming To PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Fall

The Imaginarium Studios has revealed its video game companion to the Planet of the Apes film franchise, Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier. Today, the studio released the first trailer for the game, setting the stage for the bleak conflict that players will have to navigate. Described as a “narrative-driven adventure game of conquest, betrayal, and survival,” Last Frontier is set between the events of the series’ two most recent films, Dawn of the Planet …

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Danger Zone hits Xbox One this fall, native 4K on Xbox One X

Take vehicular destruction to the next level with Danger Zone, making its Xbox One debut later this year. Three Fields Entertainment, a studio formed three years ago by Criterion Games co-founders, has announced that Danger Zone is on its way to Xbox One this fall. After a release on both PS4 and PC earlier this year, the game will make its debut on the console around the launch of the Xbox One X, sporting enhancements …

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Will The Xbox One X Price Affect Its Popularity This Fall?

By Dex Dunford, ValueWalk  |  Aug 11, 2017, 11:15 am EDT Popular Posts: Recent Posts: Back in June, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) revealed the Xbox One X to the world at E3: the world’s biggest video game showcase. Xbox fans were excited to see that they will finally have a console capable going punch for punch with the PS4 Pro from Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE). There’s just one problem… The Xbox One X price. The price of Microsoft’s powerful …

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Here Comes the Xbox One Fall Creators Update

Microsoft is announcing today that Xbox Insiders in the Alpha ring will soon be able to test new features coming in the next major Xbox One system update. There’s no mention of the name, but given the timing, I will refer to this as the Fall Creators Update. (Yes, Xbox does its own thing when it comes to updates, but Xbox One did have a Creators Update, or a March Update, depending on who you …

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The rise and fall of Flash gaming, explained

A decade is an eternity ago in the online age, which makes now the perfect time for a retrospective on Flash video gaming. Daily Quests of YouTube has a strikingly well reasoned argument for this mode’s rise and fall in a time that seems only like yesterday. Remember that Trials and Alien Hominid both started life as Flash games and found mainstream appeal on consoles (Trials, especially). VVVVVV and Canabalt — the progenitor of the …

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Aksys Games’ horror game coming to handheld and computers this fall

Aksys Games is bringing Nikkatsu and Sushi Typhoon Games’ 3DS eShop horror title Creeping Terror to the West in the fall. It’s planned for a release on both 3DS and PC by way of Steam, and it looks like a spooky good time, especially if you like exploring creepy old caves and/or mansions. It’s always a haunted mansion with these games, isn’t it? Creeping Terror: What to know about the upcoming horror game There haven’t …

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Destiny’s PlayStation-Exclusive Content Will Hit Xbox One This Fall, After Destiny 2

In a blog that details changes coming to Destiny and looks ahead to Destiny 2, Bungie revealed that certain content that has remained exclusive to PlayStation 3 and 4 will arrive on Xbox 360 and Xbox One this October. Sundry activities and in-game items were part of a timed exclusivity agreement between Destiny publisher Activision and Sony. That agreement is winding down, but won’t expire until after Destiny 2’s console release in September. “Exclusive …

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E3 2017: Hands On With Path Of Exile: The Fall Of Oriath Expansion On Xbox One

Path of Exile has been a bit of oddity for the years it’s been out on PC. As a free to play loot based action RPG, it’s got a reputation for holding its own against larger titles like Diablo III, and has since built a large and dedicated following of its own. Now, they’re gearing up for their largest expansion in years with The Fall of Oriath, which brings players back to where the story …

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Microsoft to stop the haxorz and extend your laptop’s battery life with the Win10 Fall update

Windows Insiders are getting an early glimpse at what Microsoft has in store for the next big Windows 10 update scheduled for the Autumn, with CPU throttling and potential anti-cheat systems taking centre stage for gamers. Gamers love graphics, right? So make sure you get the best GPU for you with our guide to the top graphics cards of today. You may have only just let your machine go through the update dance to allow …

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Ubisoft shares fall as gaming group cuts forecasts for 2019

Shares in Ubisoft saw their sharpest decline in almost a year on Wednesday, after the French video games maker, which is fighting to stay independent of Vivendi, cut its sales forecast for the fiscal year ending March 2019. Investors sent Ubisoft shares down more than 3 per cent by late afternoon, a day after the maker of Assassin’s Creed and Just Dance said it had recorded total annual sales of €1.46bn in the 12 months …

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