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Xbox Patent Sounds Cool For People Buying Games On Disc

8 hours 15 minutes ago

Microsoft have applied for a patent that, while not a perfect solution for every gripe you may have with modern consoles and digital ownership, may nevertheless be a great step forward for anyone who has a catalogue of games they own on disc but have bought (or are thinking of buying) a digital-only console.

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Luke Plunkett

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Take-Two CEO Acknowledges Frustrated Red Dead Online Players, But Offers Nothing Else [Update]

10 hours 20 minutes ago

It’s been nearly a year since Red Dead Online’s last major update. The long wait for new content has led to a growing movement among some players to #SaveRedDeadOnline, putting pressure on developer Rockstar using social media and emails. Today, Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Rockstar’s parent company Take-Two Interactive,…

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Zack Zwiezen

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The Best Lord Of The Rings Video Games

1 day 6 hours ago

Tolkien’s influence on video games stretches back decades. Fans have been playing games based on The Lord of the Rings (and The Hobbit) for almost as long as there have been video games, and for every misguided flop there has been a game that has been surprisingly OK for a licensed product. And in some cases much…

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Luke Plunkett

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Somehow, The N64 Can Do Portal

1 day 7 hours ago

Valve’s Portal, released in 2007 (!), is one of the last games you’d expect to see the humble little N64 being able to manage, and yet here we are in 2022, seeing it manage it quite nicely.

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Luke Plunkett

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Mass Shooting Apparently Planned On Discord, Streamed On Twitch, Investigated As Hate Crime [Updated]

2 days 8 hours ago

Tragedy struck New York on May 14 as an 18-year-old white male shot and killed at least 10 people and wounded three others in the New York city of Buffalo, police said. The shooter, whose online username is reportedly “jimboboiii,” has been taken into custody after livestreaming the whole thing on the gaming platform…

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jeremy winslow

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