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Xbox One X Is About Giving Fans What They Want, Not Competing With PS4 Pro Says Microsoft

(Photo: Microsoft) Why does the Xbox One X exist? The recently-unveiled console is certainly powerful, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer has admitted the Xbox One X is a niche product most players won’t see much value in, and that Microsoft loses money on every until sold. At this point it really seems like the Xbox One X exists purely to one-up the PlayStation 4 Pro, but Spencer insists that’s not the case. In a recent …

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Frito-Lay Giving Away Nintendo Switches and Games Every Hour

As is so strangely-often the case, your best chance to score the latest and greatest video game hardware rests in your ability to totally pig out on some munchies. Don’t worry, no one is going to force you to scarf down boxes of Taco Bell chalupas to win a PS4. This time there’s a Nintendo Switch up for grabs, and you can win a Switch and Nintendo Switch games by… eating chips. “Nintendo Switch sprung …

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Heroes of the Storm’s second anniversary is giving out extra loot chests

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Blizzard’s MOBA is turning two years old very soon, and so they’re giving away some free things to those who play between May 30 and June 12. And that’s hot on the heels of the recent Nexus Challenge, too, which gave out free loot chests and then some. If you’re just getting into Heroes of the Storm, check out our beginner’s guide to get you up to speed on how …

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Ars is teaming up with GOG and we’re giving away The Witcher to everyone

Here at Ars, we like to celebrate the classics—especially classic video games—and we’ve long been fans of the folks over at GOG (formerly known as “Good Old Games”). They sell modern games, sure, but the site is a treasure trove of DRM-free hits from days gone by. Want to grab a copy of Tie Fighter that works on modern computers? Boom, ten bucks. Want to replay Wing Commander IV with upgraded DVD-quality cutscenes? Here ya go, …

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Major Nelson is giving away an Xbox One bundle

As part of the Microsoft’s big Spring Sale, the company’s Larry Hyrb (aka Major Nelson) has decided to give away an Xbox One console and a variety of accessories and game titles. Here’s the full list of prizes: Grand Prize Winner:  Xbox One S 500GB Console – Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle – includes the following: Xbox One S Deep Blue Special Edition 500GB Console Deep Blue Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller Gears of …

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Why young men are giving up work for full-time gaming

by Ryan Avent David Mullings was always a self-starter. Born in Jamaica, he moved to Florida to go to university, and founded his first company – a digital media firm that helped Caribbean content find a wider audience – before finishing business school at the University of Miami. In 2011, he opened a private-equity firm with his brother. In 2013, the two made their first big deal, acquiring an 80 per cent stake in a …

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