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Xbox One’s Backwards Compatible Xbox Games Have Reportedly Leaked

Xbox One’s Backwards Compatible Xbox Games Have Reportedly Leaked Original Xbox games are starting to appear on the Xbox One’s marketplace for some users, and as expected, there are some classics that are about to drop just in time for the holiday season when newer, shinier games are available. Nostalgia’s tough to work past, especially for gamers, so here’s the list of games that people are starting to populate. Crimson Skies Fuzion Frenzy Dead to …

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SK Gaming has reportedly added boltz to its CS:GO roster

One of the most successful Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams in the game’s history will reportedly be making a change to its roster, according to HLTV. After a four-month slump, SK Gaming has replaced João “felps” Vasconcellos in favor of former Immortals rifler Ricardo “boltz” Prass. In the event of this move happening, however, SK Gaming will be forced to attend the upcoming ELEAGUE Major in Boston with a stand-in, as boltz has already competed in …

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Nintendo is Reportedly Eager to See More Mature Games on the Switch

There’s little doubt that, aside from occasional exceptions, Nintendo hardware in the DS / Wii and 3DS / Wii U generations was seen as mostly family friendly, offering colourful and safe gaming experiences. There were some mature games, of course, but far less than you’d see on other gaming platforms; games like The Binding of Isaac were blocked for a time, as an example, though policies started softening a couple of years ago. It’s been clear …

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OpTic Gaming reportedly secures an Overwatch League slot and applies for LCS

North American esports organization OpTic Gaming has reportedly secured the Houston Overwatch League slot, according to an ESPN report. OpTic will receive investment funding from a group owned by Texas Rangers co-owner Neil Leibman, sources told ESPN. As with the other Overwatch League franchises, the Houston slot sold for $20 million, paid over time. OpTic is also reportedly looking to drop millions more on a North American League of Legends Championship Series spot after reaching …

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Assassin’s Creed Origins Reportedly Features 1080P@60 Mode on Xbox One X

YouTuber DEE BATCH shared some interesting Assassin’s Creed information recently. In his video report from Fan Expo Canada, he said that Ubisoft developers confirmed at the convention to be working on a 1080P@60fps mode for Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One X console. If so, that would definitely be an interesting option for those who favor smooth gameplay over graphics definition. Very few open world games manage 60 frames per second on consoles and considering that Assassin’s …

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PS4/Xbox One Version Of Okami HD Reportedly On The Way

It appears Capcom has another port in store for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this year. Kotaku UK is reporting that Okami HD is coming to the two consoles this December. According to the outlet, two separate retail chains in Europe listed the game in their internal physical release calendars for December 12. As is always the case with such listings, there is a chance this information could turn out to be inaccurate, but the …

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Mixer reportedly experienced ‘crazy awesome’ growth following Windows 10 and Xbox One integration

Microsoft’s interactive game streaming platform, Mixer, has reportedly experienced “crazy awesome” growth. The service started off as Beam when Microsoft acquired it back in 2016, but it later got rebranded into Mixer due to legal issues in some countries. Shortly after the acquisition, Microsoft actually started working on integrating the service into Windows 10 and Xbox One via the new Game Broadcasting feature. That apparently led to the ‘crazy awesome’ growth, according to the co-founder …

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Far Cry 5 Developers Reportedly Still Waiting on Xbox One X Devkits

Though the hotly anticipated and highly controversial Far Cry 5 is scheduled to come out on the current top-end consoles, Xbox players may want to temper expectations — whether in terms of the port quality, release timeliness, or both. According to Gamer Headquarters, the team actually hasn’t gotten a chance to work on the Xbox One X version yet. I was surprised to hear that they hadn’t received Xbox One X dev kits yet and …

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Apple’s appetite for components reportedly limiting Nintendo’s production capacity for the Switch

A report suggests that Nintendo is being forced to limit its sales targets for the Switch game console due to component shortages in part created by Apple … NordVPN The WSJ reports that the games company has limited its sales target for the year to 10M, though it really wants to make double that. Nintendo has told suppliers and assemblers it hopes to make nearly 20 million units of the Switch device in the year ending March 2018, …

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Nintendo is reportedly bringing Zelda to smartphones this year

“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.” Nintendo Following the success of “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” on its Switch console, Nintendo is said to be working on a mobile game based on the franchise and will release it later this year, reports The Wall Street Journal. That’s big news for Zelda fans, and it marks another major step in Nintendo’s journey in the mobile gaming space. The title is being …

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Overwatch’s Pro Gaming League Reportedly Struggling To Get Started, Blizzard Responds

[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Blizzard Entertainment sent over a lengthy statement in response to the reports about the Overwatch League. The full statement follows below: “We appreciate that there’s a lot of enthusiasm about the Overwatch League, which has translated into months of speculation–including reports circulating unverified and wildly ranging rumors from anonymous sources about purported deal terms, team pricing, and other details. We understand the interest in the rumors, and we …

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Turning the Nintendo Switch’s Wi-Fi off can reportedly improve its frame rate

The Nintendo Switch has generally been lauded as an excellent handheld system, but its top game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, isn’t without some issues. As Digital Foundry noted when it tested the game, both the Switch and the Wii U often stuttered briefly when running around in the game world. What was odd, according to the DF folks, was that the Switch seemed to have problems in random areas. Generally speaking, …

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