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Xbox One controller Windows drivers “this year”: no new model

Xbox One controller Windows drivers “this year”: no new model

A rumor has been spreading over the past few days that a new Xbox One controller would be released with compatibility specifically for the PC running Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. This morning, these rumors have been doused by Microsoft’s director of product management Albert Penello. He suggests that not only will there be no new controller for this purpose, there will be driver support later this year.

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KickBeat, CastleStorm hit PS4 2014 releases; Pinball FX2 for Xbox One

KickBeat, CastleStorm hit PS4 2014 releases; Pinball FX2 for Xbox One

This week the developers at Zen Studios have made clear their intent to bring their biggest games from the previous generation to the next. This includes KickBeat - Special Edition as well as CastleStorm - Definitive Edition for PlayStation 4 as well as both titles plus Pinball FX2 for the Xbox One. Each of these games are of the expandable type, so it’s just the beginning of Zen Studios push into both the PS4 and the Xbox One environment.

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PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One February sales by slight margin

PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One February sales by slight margin

It's that time again -- NPD's latest monthly console sales numbers are in, and with them comes some bragging rights for both Microsoft and Sony, though the latter of the two was named victor in terms of console sales. Microsoft is catching up, however, with the PlayStation 4 trumping the Xbox One by only 10-percent.

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Xbox 360 Spring Bundle proves Microsoft isn’t quitting yet

Xbox 360 Spring Bundle proves Microsoft isn’t quitting yet

While generally a sort of fire sale like the one you’re about to see here is something we’d suggest means a stock reduction is in order, Microsoft appears to be playing a different game. Continuing to support the release of games and, indeed, making clear that they’ll be continuing to give games away to Xbox Live members, Microsoft is pushing an Xbox 360 Spring Value Bundle to be released in late March of 2014.

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Titanfall Review

Titanfall Review

Prepare to be wowed. In Titanfall, the developers at Respawn Entertainment have made a massive name for themselves in the industry at the same time as they've ushered in a new generation in multiplayer gaming - a new generation that's long overdue. The team at EA Games have made no secret about Titanfall being a game-changer, and based our tests with the final build of Titanfall in the real world with real, live servers for Xbox One and Windows, we'd have to agree. Titanfall quite simply takes every genre it belongs to out a whole new door.

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Titanfall Burn Cards detailed deeper: no trades, no in-game purchases

Titanfall Burn Cards detailed deeper: no trades, no in-game purchases

With just days left before the full official launch of Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment are taking some time to show off more details about in-game play. Today’s bit has to do with Burn Cards, giving users the ability to give themselves a temporary burst of abilities in a round. As the game is all multi-player, each round’s abilities can have a significant impact on the game.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC 2 “Devastation” detailed (gun release today)

Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC 2 “Devastation” detailed (gun release today)

It’s not a few weeks now since the first DLC for Call of Duty: Ghosts was released with Michael Myers in full effect, and Infinity Ward is ready with the second. Here we’re seeing - first of all - the inclusion of a machine gun called the "Ripper." This beast of an SMG can convert to an AR and back again as many smites as you like and is available before the DLC is released - for Xbox 360 and Xbox One Season Pass holders only. Other platforms will get the gun early as well, but not quite as early as this.

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Watch Dogs release date and PS3/PS4 bundles set for May

Watch Dogs release date and PS3/PS4 bundles set for May

Today Ubisoft has set a solid release date for Watch Dogs, suggesting it’ll be out (for real this time) on May 27th, 2014. This release date includes all platforms save Wii U, which has been delayed once more. Included in this release date ushering is a new story trailer which will give prospective users greater insight into the workings of the final print of the game.

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South Park: The Stick of Truth video game now available

South Park: The Stick of Truth video game now available

If you are a fan of the animated show South Park, a new game based on the show is now available to purchase. The launch trailer for the game debuted last month and was a whopping 13 minutes long. If you liked what you saw on that trailer, you can now purchase the game.

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Review

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Review

If the idea of blood puke turns you off, I suggest you tap back immediately. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is not a game for children or the faint of heart - or stomach. While most reviewers will be coming in to this game a hardened fan of or having despised the first installment, we're coming in with fresh eyes. Here we've got a game where you control an ancient vampire in a modern-day (or even futuristic) world from a third-person perspective with enough cutscenes to choke an elephant.

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Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare available now on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare available now on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Plants vs. Zombies has been around for a while and has proven to be a popular game on multiple platforms. PopCap Games has announced that the latest game in the franchise is now available for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. The game is called Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes console versions compared on video

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes console versions compared on video

Earlier this week we mentioned that the new Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes game would have a higher native resolution on the PS4 than the Xbox One. While the Xbox One is stuck with 720p native resolution at 60 fps, the PS4 will get 1080p resolution at 60 fps. The game will also be available on the Xbox 360 and PS3 at 720p using upscaling and 30 fps frame rates.

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