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Xbox One finally gets try now unlock later feature

Xbox One finally gets try now unlock later feature

Gamers transitioning from the Xbox 360 to Microsoft's current gen console might have been feeling the painful loss of one of the Xbox 360 store's killer features, but now they need not pine any longer. Microsoft has flipped the switch and now gamers will be able to try a demo of a game and then just pay later for access to the full game. Now if only there were Xbox One games that took advantage of that.

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Titanfall DLC 2: Frontier’s Edge

Titanfall DLC 2: Frontier’s Edge

The next downloadable content pack for Titanfall has been announced this week, this the second of three. Titanfall: Frontier’s Edge will contain three new maps, as the first, and will fall in the same pricing tier as the original as well.

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Destiny Beta release detailed: PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One

Destiny Beta release detailed: PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One

The Beta for Destiny will begin on the 17th of July, 2014, at 10AM PDT. This is a Thursday, and the first wave of openings will begin for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 only. The Xbox One and Xbox 360 opening will be beginning the following Wednesday.

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Xbox 360 gets Showtime Anytime

Xbox 360 gets Showtime Anytime

On Tuesday, Showtime announced the availability of Showtime Anytime for the Xbox 360. This marks a big move for Showtime Networks -- the first time its Anytime has launched on a game console -- and precedes the eventual availability for the Xbox One.

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Advanced Warfare making-of video shows top-dollar development

Advanced Warfare making-of video shows top-dollar development

Behind the scenes videos with the folks creating the Call of Duty series are always interesting to behold, even if you’re not a player of the games themselves. This is because Activision, and now SledgeHammer Games, are all about showing as much as they possibly can before a game release. In this case, this means seeing actors being captured in as much detail as possible - body and face included.

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Celebrate ‘murica with the GTA Online 4th of July Special

Celebrate ‘murica with the GTA Online 4th of July Special

This week the GTA Online Independence Day Special begins with a bang. If you’re not all about the illustrations of gameplay you’re about to witness, we’ve got to worry about your love of monster trucks, shotguns, beer hats, and the American flag itself.

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Titanfall Game Update 4 is live: download now for Xbox One and PC

Titanfall Game Update 4 is live: download now for Xbox One and PC

This afternoon Titanfall is nabbing an update for both its Xbox One and PC iterations, this update bringing about some major changes for all players. This is not a DLC pack that costs cash - instead it’s one of many free updates that’ll be coming to Titanfall players around the world through the lifespan of the game.

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This Advanced Warfare Exoskeleton trailer changes everything

This Advanced Warfare Exoskeleton trailer changes everything

Sledgehammer games are about to change the way Call of Duty functions in our modern flooded-with-FPS gaming universe. General Manager and Co-Founder of Sledgehammer Games Glen Schofield speaks this week in a demonstration trailer of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, making clear that though this game still has to be believable, it will be a new generation in the franchise.

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Watch GTA V as a first-person shooter, looking like Half-Life

Watch GTA V as a first-person shooter, looking like Half-Life

If we didn’t know better, we’d guess that this Grand Theft Auto 5 video was created with Valve’s Source engine. Instead, modded XBLToothPik suggests he’s working with a modded Xbox 360 and the original Grand Theft Auto V to create a first-person experience for the game. Not just first-person inside vehicles, first person everywhere, at all times.

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Xbox Live is down (sort of), it’s not just you

Xbox Live is down (sort of), it’s not just you

This afternoon you may be having trouble connecting to your best buddies on Xbox Live with your Xbox One or Xbox 360. You are not alone. There’s a service disruption going on that started a bit after mid-day that continues through to the time this article is first posted.

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Here’s why Destiny is a winner post-Alpha

Here’s why Destiny is a winner post-Alpha

I can’t wait for Destiny to be released for all platforms. It’s developed on an in-house engine, looks like a combination of Star Wars* and Halo, and it sounds nice too. And it’s only the Alpha - it’s going to look and feel BETTER than this when it’s eventually released in full.

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Behind the Scenes with gaming’s most important 90 minutes

Behind the Scenes with gaming’s most important 90 minutes

This year at E3 2014, Xbox head Phil Spencer started the show with the following: "today we are dedicating our entire briefing to games." This presentation was to be a big change of attention for Microsoft, showing not only that the Xbox One was dedicated to games, but that Microsoft was dedicated to Xbox, not least of all with the singular vision of Phil Spencer.

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