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Starfield review: Xbox’s ambitious outer space RPG is big, beautiful, and empty

Starfield is a strong RPG full of impactful choices, but its underexplored outer space gameplay leaves its massive universe feeling empty.

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10 Best X-Men Games, Ranked

If you want to live out your mutant fantasies in a video game, this list has you covered.

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Best PlayStation 5 Accessories in 2022: Upgrade Your Gaming Setup

Find out what the best PlayStation 5 accessories are and upgrade your gaming setup with some of the best peripherals available.

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8 Great Next-Gen PS5 Games You Can Play Now: Shooters, RPGs, and More

Only a few titles for Sony's new PlayStation console really take advantage of the powerful hardware. Here are our favorites.

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20 Tips and Hidden Tricks for the PS5 (You Lucky Dog)

If you’re one of the lucky few to score Sony’s newest game console, give these features a try to get the most out of it.

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Games Inbox: Pokémon Legends: Arceus quality, Call Of Duty: Warzone 2 necessity, and Star Wars 1313

The Friday Inbox celebrates the joys of a good video game magazine, as a reader resolves not to buy any of Atari’s NFTs.

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Here are the upgrades Nintendo’s Switch Pro might have over the original

The PS5 and Xbox Series X were some of the most talked-about gadgets in tech last year, but the four-year-old Nintendo Switch is still the console to beat. Sony and Microsoft launched their high-en…

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Best Nintendo Switch accessories for 2021

From controllers to charging to protection, here are our recommendations to keep you playing at your best.

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Best cheap gaming laptops under $1,000 for 2021 - CNET

Better entry-level graphics chips mean terrific performance for less money.

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The best Black Friday deals on games

Gaming is not cheap, but if you are plan to buy a bunch of games for the holiday season, whether they’re for yourself or for loved ones, numerous retailers are slashing the prices on several games for the PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.

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The DeanBeat: Apple must tread carefully lest it trample the game industry | VentureBeat

Apple nearly sent the game industry into a panic over IDFA retirement. It must realize that it could trample on game industry that put it where it is.

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Some 'Madden NFL 21' Fans Are Furious About Bugs And Glitches

The hashtag #NFLDropEA trended on Sunday as videos of glitches and wonky play spread across social media.

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Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft’s true next-gen Xbox - The Verge

Microsoft’s Xbox games showcase felt like more of a showcase for the Xbox Game Pass than the Xbox Series X console. Microsoft has demonstrated the future of its content that will go beyond owning an Xbox device.

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The Herman Miller x Logitech gaming chair will set you back $1,500 | TechCrunch

I’ve learned a lot during this pandemic. About myself, about the world. But perhaps most important of all, I’ve learned the value of a good chair. In normal years I’m rarely home, between work and travel, and as such it’s not something I gave much

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Here are the 5 biggest announcements from the EA Play Live 2020 press conference

Electronic Arts’s EA Play Live event kicked off on Thursday and included a slew of big announcements from the company’s various gaming properties, including the Respawn-made battle royale Apex Legends and Star Wars. Here are the biggest announcements

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Activision Blizzard: Next premium Call of Duty title is on track for the fall

Activision Blizzard president and chief operating officer Daniel Alegre said in an earnings call that the next premium Call of Duty title is on track.

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PS5 and Xbox Series X hardware specifications compared

Sony and Microsoft have released full system specifications for the next-gen PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Here’s a breakdown of the details, and an explainer on what they mean for load times, 4K gaming, 8K, 120 Hz, HDMI 2.1, and other features.

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Sony’s PS5 design is still a mystery, but we really hope it’s something like this – BGR

Microsoft this week revealed even more details about its upcoming Xbox Series X console, just a few months after unveiling the Xbox Series X name and design. Sony, on the other hand, doesn’t seem as ready to make any PS5 announcements of its own.

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Which Is Better: Xbox One or PlayStation 4?

We break down the differences between the PS4 and Xbox One, and help you decide which model of each console is best for you.

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If this new leak is true, the PS5 has already won the next-gen console war – BGR

Sony and Microsoft are playing a cat and mouse game when it comes to official announcements about their next-gen consoles. Both companies have revealed some of the internal hardware that will power the devices, practically confirming that the PS5 and new

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Sony just announced a great new PS5 feature, but it was hidden in a cryptic message

There’s no doubt about it, the PlayStation 5 is one of the most exciting products launching this year. Microsoft is also launching a brand new console this holiday season, but the PS5 is easily getting more attention than the Xbox Series X, and things m

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PS5 launch timing was just leaked by a big game developer – BGR

Sony confirmed a few days ago that it would not attend E3 2020 even though this is the PlayStation 5’s launch year, the company practically confirmed that the PS5 will be unveiled soon at a dedicated event.

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This might be the most puzzling PS5 leak yet – BGR

The PlayStation 5 won’t hit stores until late 2020 and Sony will unveil the console in February at best, according to a recent rumor. But we already know plenty of things about the PS5, especially when it comes to hardware and performance.

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You can finally take the first step toward buying a PlayStation 5

The PlayStation 5 is one of the hottest gadgets right now when it comes to rumors and leaks, but the console doesn’t actually exist. We’ve only seen the development kit in several leaks, while Sony revealed several details about the console’s hardwa

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Cyber Monday 2019: The best PS4 and PS4 Cyber weekend deals

We found the best post-Black Friday, pre-Cyber Monday headset, controller, video games, and bundled consoles for Sony PlayStation's PS4 and PS4 Pro.

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Why Does Fortnite’s ‘New’ Map Have So Many Old Zones In It?

Fortnite has a new map for Chapter 2 with a lot of old zones still in it. What's going on?

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4 PlayStation 5 features that matter (and 4 that don't)

The PlayStation 5 is coming holiday 2020, but we have begun to learn a lot about it. Here are the features that are actually going to matter to you.

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SNES games head to Nintendo Switch Online — at no extra cost

During its Nintendo Direct Wednesday, Nintendo revealed that Nintendo Switch Online subscribers will be getting a handful of free SNES games.

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How Fortnite, Apex Legends, and PUBG appeal to different people | VentureBeat

The last-person-standing battle royale genre has nearly taken over video games. Fortnite, Apex Legends, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds are all major hits. But it’s easy to look at da…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Is Adding A Big New Gameplay Feature

According to developer Infinity Ward, one of the ways Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is evolving the Call of Duty experience on PS4, Xbox One, and PC is with big improvements to the animations and authenticity of its weapons, which in some cases, is leading

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The Best Xbox One Games (July 2019) | Digital Trends

The Xbox One console is finally coming into its own four years after its initial debut. There's a wide selection of excellent games available, including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and NBA 2K19. Revamp your game library with our updated list of the best

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The Switch’s hidden shoulder buttons are the key to making it a full-fledged console - The Verge

The Nintendo Switch is an incredible piece of hardware engineering for many reasons. But the best parts of Nintendo’s hardware innovation, at least to me, are the removable Joy-Con controllers that add a whole new dimension to what the Switch can do. And

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Microsoft Flight Simulator embodies Game Pass's potential | VentureBeat

Microsoft Flight Simulator was a big surprise at E3 2019. It's not a game that appeals to everybody, but that doesn't matter as much on Game Pass.

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World Health Organization deems 'gaming disorder' an official illness - CNET

Video game addiction gets added to the organization's latest list of modern-day ills.

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Total War: Three Kingdoms hands-on -- Combat is no longer an imperial pain | VentureBeat

Total War: Three Kingdoms' combat felt messy in initial previews, but tweaks during the games delay have it feeling like a Total War game should.

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Battlefield V's Firestorm battle royale mode launches March 25 | VentureBeat

Developers DICE and Criterion Games announced today that Battlefield V's battle royale mode, Firestorm, will come out on March 25.

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Best Nintendo Switch Deals and Console Bundles (Spring 2019) | WIRED

The best Nintendo Switch console deals, and all the essentials you'll need when you own one.

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Sea of Thieves players can invite three friends to play for free for a week | VentureBeat

Microsoft has announced a special promotion for Sea of Thieves that will allow its players to invite three friends to try the multiplayer pirate game.

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Xbox Adaptive Controller Gives Disabled Gamers a Power-Up

Other game companies also are scrambling to introduce their own accessible hardware. But a customer base of more than 30 million gamers may give developers the push they need.

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The 15 Games We're Most Excited to Play in 2019 | WIRED

From fantastic IP-crossing adventures to all-new exosuit epics, our consoles and PCs have plenty to look forward to this year.

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This is your brain on video games

Given the immense power that games have to alter our consciousness, it’s natural to wonder what long-term effects they might have on our brains.

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Nintendo confirms the N64 Classic Edition won’t be ready any time soon – BGR

Following the outsized success of the NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition, it's no surprise that Nintendo fans naturally assumed that a miniature Nintendo 64 must be in the works.

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Microsoft is said to be building an Xbox with no disc drive - CNET

The next Xbox you buy could cost as little as $200, but you'll lose the ability to play disc-based games.

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Analogue announces Mega Sg console for playing Sega cartridges - 9to5Toys

Analogue's latest console will play over 2,000 original cartridges that were made for Sega Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master System.

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Nintendo patent imagines turning your phone into a GameBoy - CNET

What if Nintendo's GameBoy Classic is just a phone case and an app?

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Sony Will Not Host A PlayStation Experience For 2018

The rumors are true: there is no PlayStation Experience happening in 2018. Sony made the announcement today on a recording of the 308th episode of PlayStation Blogcast.

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Here's How To Play Nintendo Switch's New NES Games Online - GameSpot

One of the perks for subscribing to Switch's new service is a library of NES games that support online play, but you may be confused about how to play these titles online. Here's what you need to do.

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Final Fantasy VII, IX, X, X-2, and XII are coming to Switch in 2019 | VentureBeat

Nintendo announced that a slew of Final Fantasy games are coming to the Switch in 2019.

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11 Unbelievable Advances in Gaming Technology | Mental Floss

Video games have come a long way since they crossed into the mainstream in the 1980s, but some amazing advances in their tech have made the future of gaming even brighter. Here are a few examples.