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Halo 5: Guardians Xbox editions and goodies get revealed

Halo 5: Guardians Xbox editions and goodies get revealed

In a little over a month, Microsoft Studios and developer 343 Industries will be launching the latest installment of the Halo franchise. And naturally, it is also building up the excitement, and the products, that will be swirling around Halo 5: Guardians. To say that there's a Halo 5: Guardians bundle for every type of Halo fan and every budget might not be too much an exaggeration, with editions covering regular to super limited classes and an accessory to match your gaming preference, style, and loyalties.

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Man makes guitar that doubles as a functional giant Game Boy

Man makes guitar that doubles as a functional giant Game Boy

People often ask, "Why would you do that?" when presented with odd fascinations and unusual exploits. The appropriate answer is and always will be, "Why not?" Perhaps that was the thought process behind one man's very unusual DIY creation -- Guitar Boy, a guitar instrument that is also a massive functional Game Boy. The device was created as a submission for a forum's 2015 Game Boy classic build off.

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 — new character classes demo’d

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 — new character classes demo’d

Still playing Plants vs Zombies? In Garden Warfare 2, some things about the franchise have been tossed around and restructured. At this point the game is a fairly robust 3D FPS far removed from the original 2D games, but the storyline itself has changed, too, with zombies battling against plants rather than the other way around. Today the company announced that the game will include six new character classes, which were shown off in a demo video.

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Scott Cawthon’s making a Five Nights at Freddy’s RPG spin-off

Scott Cawthon’s making a Five Nights at Freddy’s RPG spin-off

Five Nights at Freddy’s, the suspenseful mobile game series that is about to reach its end, will soon have its own spin-off...in the form of an RPG. First things first, Cawthon very explicitly states “there will NOT be a” fifth installment of the Five Nights at Freddy’s game series. That storyline is complete, he says, and the latest iteration coming this Halloween will spell the end. The characters, though? They’ll live on. Just not in a horrific way.

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Need for Speed PC delayed to 2016 to add unlocked framerates

Need for Speed PC delayed to 2016 to add unlocked framerates

2016 is the new 2015. At least for the upcoming new Need for Speed game's PC version. EA Games and developer Ghost have taken to the game's website to announce a sort of good news, bad news kind of deal. The PC version of the hit PC game won't be coming until Spring 2016, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions are still on track for November. The unfortunate delay, however, is necessary to implement what is apparently a most requested feature: unlocked frame rates for the PC version.

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Legacy of the Void will put a close to StarCraft II Nov. 2

Legacy of the Void will put a close to StarCraft II Nov. 2

All stories must eventually come to an end. This particularly one was 17 years in the making, or so Blizzard recounts. StarCraft II will be getting its third and final expansion that will finally put a close to the ongoing saga of the world's most famous RTS game. In the Legacy of the Void, players will be the ones that guide the Protoss, through the legendary Artanis and Zeratul, and will determine as well the fate of the universe. And it will all begin on November 10.

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Dorm fridge transformed into a giant, functional Game Boy

Dorm fridge transformed into a giant, functional Game Boy

If you still have your old dorm fridge, you could use it in the conventional way -- to store beer -- or you could get a little creative and follow Daniel d’Entremont's lead. The industrious fellow has transformed his miniature refrigerator into a giant, fully functional Game Boy console -- one that continues to work as a refrigerator, too. That means you can finish your game, open the door and grab a can, then close it can get back to gaming.

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Star Wars: Uprising lands on mobile to prep you for the film

Star Wars: Uprising lands on mobile to prep you for the film

We're now nearing the long-awaited premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so naturally the hype and marketing machine is in full force. From teasers to an adorable baby BB-8, expect merchandise and products, not to mention leaks and tips, to rain like crazy in the coming weeks. The latest in that parade is none other than the official "pre-" tie-in game to the film, Star Wars: Uprising, which Kabam just launched on Android and iOS to help prepare people, at least the public for the big movie.

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GTA Online gets Freemode Events update next week

GTA Online gets Freemode Events update next week

Rockstar Games has announced the Freemode Events update will be coming to GTA Online next week on September 15. The maker calls Freemode Events “a new advancement” when it comes to open world gameplay. The update will bring seamlessly integrated activities, says Rockstar, pushing gamers directly into the chaos sans lobbies, waiting for the game to load, menus, and other things. One will jump right into Freemode and be presented with different challenges and games as they start playing.

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Elite: Dangerous comes to Xbox One on October 6

Elite: Dangerous comes to Xbox One on October 6

We'd previously heard Elite: Dangerous was heading to the Xbox One, and now we know when it'll be arriving: on October 6. The information comes from Frontier Developments’ CEO David Braben, who was kind enough to answer a series of questions posted in an AMA on Reddit. Among the questions was an inquiry about when we’d see the full release for the Xbox One. Turns out there’s only about a month of waiting left.

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Starcraft playable on a browser? Make it so!

Starcraft playable on a browser? Make it so!

Despite the immense popularity of the Warcraft franchise, which has bled into MMO, MOBA,and now CCG, Starcraft still remains one of the most iconic RTS games in history. So being able to play the game on almost any device is always welcome news. And with this latest port of the game, you could potentially really play it anywhere. GitHub user Ryuta "gloomyson" uploaded a version of the original Starcraft that can be run and of course be played inside browsers. All thanks to the magic of HTML5 and Javascript.

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