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Microsoft: Xbox Next Will Bring Faster Load Times, 60fps, Backward Compatibility

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The next console generation is less than 18 months away, and Microsoft is starting to share a little more information about what it’s prioritizing for the next generation of Xbox consoles. Playability, load times, and backward compatibility for controllers and software are all top priorities for Redmond with the launch of Xbox Next. “I think

Origin Builds Custom Gaming PC With Built-In PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, and Nintendo Switch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a long-standing, good-natured feud between the different gaming factions on the internet. The console people bicker over who has the best exclusives, but all of them can unite against the PC gamers. A new project from custom PC builder Origin could bring everyone together in awe — the Big O has all three current-gen

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft launched its subscription-based Xbox Game Pass in 2017, and the service has proven popular with avid console gamers. There has always been limited PC integration with Microsoft-developed titles, but the company’s new initiative goes a step further. The new PC version of Game Pass will bring more than 100 games to PC on a

Microsoft’s All-Digital Xbox One S Is Finally a Reality

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The rumors were true. Microsoft has announced an Xbox variant with no optical disc drive called the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition. It looks the same as any other Xbox One S with the important distinction that there’s no drive slot on the front. Microsoft will push game downloads, and it’s including a few of

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this year, AMD leaker TUM_APISAK caught sight of a new AMD engineering SKU that seemed relevant to the upcoming Xbox Next / PlayStation 5 consoles. Today, a new — but similar — SoC has tipped up in the 3DMark database: “ZG16702AE8JB2_32/10/18_13F8” AMD Gonzalo ZG16702AE8JB2_32/10/18_13F8 — APISAK (@TUM_APISAK) April 10, 2019 Believe it or not,

Microsoft Now Allows PC Game Streaming on Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s Xbox One unveil and initial positioning were, to put it simply, a disaster. The company’s vision of an all-in-one media center box that served as a sort of hub for home entertainment, streaming services, and gaming at a higher price point ultimately didn’t survive contact with Sony’s simpler, more focused, and less expensive approach.

Devil May Cry 5 Plays Like a Dream, But It’s a Nightmare on Xbox One S

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. With the exception of the divisive 2013 reboot by western developer Ninja Theory, Devil May Cry diehards haven’t received much love from Capcom since 2008. But with this year’s proper numbered sequel, the father of modern character action games is back in full force. At our sister site IGN, Mitchell Saltzman awarded Devil May Cry

Microsoft’s New, Digital-Only Xbox One S Could Arrive By May

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the past few months, we’ve heard rumors of a new Xbox One model headed for market. The new console keeps the same underlying hardware like the Xbox One S (which is to say, it’s very slightly faster than the original model), but removes the disc drive. Formerly known as Project Maverick, it’s now reportedly

Sony Now Offering Refunds on Anthem as Crash Reports Spread to Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Once upon a time, there was an incredible RPG developer named BioWare. It created some of the most enduring RPGs ever built, from the beloved isometric Baldur’s Gate series to Mass Effect. Games like Knights of the Old Republic remain legendary in the PC gaming canon. Now, dark times have fallen over BioWare. Its latest

AMD Gonzalo APU in PS5, Xbox Next May Feature Navi Graphics, Zen Cores

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD hasn’t formally announced that it has won the Xbox Next and PlayStation 5 contracts just yet, but it’s considered a more-or-less foregone conclusion in the industry. Now, noted hardware leaker TUM_APISAK has released a Tweet he claims identifies and unveils AMD’s Gonzalo APU — or at least, what its specifications claim about the chip.