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Halo 5 Update Coming Today, Adds Xbox One X Support And Makes A Big BR Change

Halo 5: Guardians might be more than two years old now, but Microsoft and developer 343 Industries are not finished yet supporting the Xbox One game. A big new update is coming out today, November 2, adding Xbox One X support, new game modes, and making significant and potentially controversial changes to weapon balance. The update adds 4K UHD support on Xbox One X, though that won’t matter much to the general population as the …

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Xbox One is getting a major update today

Microsoft has been gradually improving its Xbox One dashboard to make the experience a lot faster to use. While the original Xbox One launched with Kinect and voice controls, much of the navigation with a controller was slow and clunky. Microsoft started addressing some of those performance issues with some updates earlier this year, but today’s Xbox One dashboard goes a step further. Microsoft is once again moving the guide so it’s ordered horizontally. You …

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Gaming’s greatest shotgun, and the FPS that made Monolith what it is today • Eurogamer.net

F.E.A.R has the best goddamn shotgun in the history of gaming. This is a hotly competed category, including strong entrants from the likes of Doom and Half-Life – and I’m sure you’ll all point to a dozen more once my words run dry. But for my money, F.E.A.R’s shotgun is gaming’s finest interpretation of clicking a button to make a man die. It doesn’t look particularly special. It’s a plain black tube that lurks malevolently …

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Nintendo Switch Eshop Adds Eight New Games Today

A new batch of games is coming to the Nintendo Switch Eshop. Seven more titles arrive to the digital service today, many of which are definitely worth a look for those anxious to buy something new for their Switch. One of today’s new releases is Yono and the Celestial Elephants, an adorable isometric puzzle-adventure game. Players must help the titular elephant Yono navigate through three dungeons, using his trunk to spray water, shoot flames, and …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility UPDATE: Two new Xbox 360 games releasing today | Gaming | Entertainment

Today will see the launch of Fable Anniversary and Fable II Pub Games. Microsoft made the announcement via Larry Hryb on Twitter, making it the first for the new month of October. The Fable Anniversary edition has had strong back for its Xbox One Backwards Compatibility inclusion via the official leaderboards site. Over 34,000 votes have been cast to see it added to the library, while the Pub Games received a much more modest 2,500. …

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Nintendo Switch Eshop Adds A Bunch Of Games Today

It may be some time before we see the Eshop as busy as it was last week, when a whopping 18 games were released for Nintendo Switch. But today’s Eshop update is no slouch, bringing seven new games to the platform, with three more to arrive in the coming days. Most notably, as announced earlier this week, the Nintendo Switch version of Stardew Valley is finally available. Priced at $15/£11, the charming Harvest Moon-style game …

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Silly Knight is one of 6 brand new DOS games you can play today

This month Czech retro gaming site High-Voltage.cz ran a competition for DOS games, specifically MS-DOS 6.22 games in text mode that could be run on a 486DX / 50MHz with 8MB of RAM. Fortunately you can also play them on a more modern machine thanks to DOSBox. The six entries can be downloaded from the link in the blue box on this page. They include a sci-fi shooter called Space Assault and a dungeon crawler …

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Destiny 2 Faction Rallies End Today On PS4 And Xbox One

One of Destiny 2’s first major limited-time events, Faction Rallies, is nearly over. Although they will return again in the future, today marks the final day of this particular instance–and, thus, your last opportunity to earn Faction Rally rewards. Following its debut last week, the current Faction Rally event comes to an end with Destiny 2’s weekly reset on Tuesday, October 3. You have until then to continue partaking in activities that reward you with …

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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Fallout with a free copy of the original game on Steam today

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The Fallout series has become one of the cornerstones of modern gaming, and while hard to argue that it hasn’t changed a lot over the years, the setting remains tried and true and compelling to this day: A pulp sci-fi world of 1950s aesthetics wrapped around future technology, of mutants, monsters and madmen. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the franchise, they’re giving away the original Fallout for free on …

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Nintendo Switch Adds First Classic Nintendo Game Today

It may not be the Virtual Console service that Nintendo Switch owners have been waiting for, but the first classic Nintendo game is now available for the console. Today, the arcade classic Mario Bros. arrives in the Switch Eshop, kicking off Nintendo’s newly announced line of Arcade Archives titles. Mario Bros. is one of Nintendo’s earliest titles, originally releasing in arcades in 1983. Up to two players can compete or cooperate with each other as …

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Death Squared Devs ask Players not to buy Their Nintendo Switch Game (Today. Because It’s on Sale Soon)

Death Squared developers, SMG Games, asked people on the Nintendo Switch subreddit to please not buy their games… at least either today or tomorrow, because the game will be going on sale from September 28 to October 8. A member from SMG Games announced the sale in a Reddit post with a fun little ad that warned players to not buy Death Squared “Right now.” That’s because the game, which is normally $14.99, will go …

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Three Pokemon Games Launch Today On Nintendo Switch And 3DS

Start Slideshow September 22nd should be a magical day for Pokemon fans. Three new (well, new-ish) Pokemon games are releasing; one on the Nintendo Switch, and two on the Nintendo 3DS! On the Nintendo Switch, we have the definitive version of Pokken Tournament DX, which is going to send so many of you spiraling down a new funnel of addiction and competition. On the Nintendo 3DS, old-school Pokemon fans are going to spend their weekends …

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Minecraft’s new cross-platform edition launches today, but without Nintendo Switch • Eurogamer.net

Minecraft’s big new cross-platform version is available right now on Windows 10 PC, Xbox One, iPhone and iPad, Android, and for VR devices. It is a huge moment in the history of the game – and of gaming in general – although the Nintendo Switch version is lagging behind. “We’re working really hard with our partners at Nintendo to accomplish cross-device connectivity that is yet unprecedented in the history of gaming. This is very exciting …

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Closed Beta Begins Today On PS4 And Xbox One, Here Are The Times

Some lucky Dragon Ball fans now have a chance to go hands-on with Dragon Ball FighterZ. The closed beta for the upcoming fighting game kicks off today, September 16, and will only be available for a limited time. PS4 players who were selected to participate in the beta following the registration period last month will receive a download code via email, while those on Xbox One will see a notification of their selection in the …

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Telltale’s The Walking Dead and Monaco are both free today, and you get to keep them

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Co-op heist adventures and emotional zombie stories might not seem like they have a lot in common, and in truth, they don’t. But both Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine and Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season One are pretty rad, and they’re free right now. Want more free stuff? These are the best free games on PC. Monaco is available on Steam, and the promotion ends at tomorrow at 10:00 PDT …

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