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Avengers return in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes 2.0

Avengers return in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes 2.0

The Avengers have arrived in the Disney Infinity universe, bringing with them a word on how an open-sandbox model will work with their mighty hand upon the trigger. Disney Infinity is a game which, like Skylanders, uses physical toys to activate virtual-reality characters in the game. This Avengers Playset expansion heralds the second coming of the title - a whole new world, as it were.

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Why Microsoft just killed the Kinect

Why Microsoft just killed the Kinect

It’s all over. Microsoft’s Kinect, which has improved greatly since its launch on the Xbox 360, is officially on a death march that won’t slow down.

Microsoft announced recently that in order to bring its console price down, it will soon start selling the Xbox One without a Kinect. The new price tag for the bundle -- $399 – will certainly attract those who have been turned off by the $499 price, but is it really in the best interests of Microsoft?

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Far Cry 4 revealed as “most expansive and immersive” so far

Far Cry 4 revealed as “most expansive and immersive” so far

It’s become quite obvious that Ubisoft is not planning on releasing sequels to their games any time soon with the announcement of Far Cry 4. Understanding that Watch Dogs will have a sequel if it does well enough and finding that Assassin’s Creed has its own floor dedicated to only itself in Montreal, the franchise business is in full swing. Now we’re seeing the fourth entry into the main Far Cry series environment.

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Xbox One didn’t just destroy Kinect

Xbox One didn’t just destroy Kinect

Today the Xbox One without Kinect has been announced, throwing massive numbers of gamers for a loop. Up until today, very few suspected that Microsoft would ever release their Xbox One game console without Kinect - today everything changes. Today the Kinect may or may not have just been doused in doubt.

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Super Time Force Review

Super Time Force Review

The Xbox community was abuzz earlier this year when the team at Capy Games announced that they’d be bringing Super Time Force to the public. Not only bringing it digitally to the Xbox 360, but to the Xbox One as well, doing so through the ID@Xbox indy-publisher program. Here they’ve lived up to their hype, bringing a game that’s every bit as entertaining as the trailers and gameplay segments released earlier this year led us to believe it would be.

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Xbox One and 360 drop Xbox Live demand for Netflix, Hulu, more

Xbox One and 360 drop Xbox Live demand for Netflix, Hulu, more

Microsoft has ditched its requirement that Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners have Xbox Live subscriptions in order to access streaming services, meaning on-demand options like Netflix and Hulu will only require you pay up to the service themselves. The decision also brings Skype, OneDrive, and Internet Explorer to all Xbox users, as well as see Microsoft launch Games with Gold for Xbox One in June.

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Xbox tipped to drop Gold pre-req for streaming services

Xbox tipped to drop Gold pre-req for streaming services

Xbox users could find themselves with a bit more freedom in the near future, if Microsoft follows through with plans leaked by unnamed sources. Reportedly, the company plans to drop the Xbox Live Gold requirement for using streaming services like Netflix and Hulu.

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Watch Dogs characters: just so you know

Watch Dogs characters: just so you know

This week the folks at Ubisoft are letting it be known who you’ll be getting to know in the game Watch Dogs. "In a city of over 3 million people," the company says of the plot line inside futuristic Chicago, "you’d be surprised at how few you can trust." Today we meet the main character of Watch Dogs Aiden Pierce’s friends - and his enemies.

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Madden 15 trailer and release: it all begins today

Madden 15 trailer and release: it all begins today

Each time a "Madden" game is released, football addicts flock to the title like insects to a bug-zapper. This year in Madden 15, the group responsible for pushing the title to the next level is making certain their audience expands - not just with gameplay enhancements, but with graphics as well. Realism is about to get a boost, that is to say.

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Titanfall down, Xbox Live compute outage live

Titanfall down, Xbox Live compute outage live

There’s a bit of a problem going on with Xbox Live Compute at the moment, and Titanfall is feeling the pain. Logging on to the service this morning results in your ability to get in several levels down to the point where you’d select the type of game you play. At that point, you’ll just wait, and wait, and wait.

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New Call of Duty title tackles concept of privatized war

New Call of Duty title tackles concept of privatized war

What if a company was your opposition in war? A new Call of Duty game asks that very same question. The latest Call of Duty takes a page from recent political headlines and puts it in the palm of your hands. A new video for the game, which you can see below, teases the idea heavily.

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Madden NFL 15 launches August 26, cover vote starts May 8

Madden NFL 15 launches August 26, cover vote starts May 8

One of the most anticipated sports games to launch each year is the new entry in the EA Sports Madden NFL franchise. The next entry on the franchise will be Madden NFL 15 and EA Sports has announced that August 26 is the launch date. Madden NFL is often one of the biggest sports games launched each year, and this year will be no different.

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