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Nyko Xbox One external drive enclosure finally released

Nyko Xbox One external drive enclosure finally released

These days your gaming console needs as much, if not more storage space than your PC. That's because unlike the days of old, you can't simply play games of the disc anymore. In order to cut down load times, you need to install virtually all of your games to the hard drive. And since the largest Xbox One clocks in at just 1TB, you need a way to add more storage space.

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No new Call of Duty: Black Ops III maps for PS3, Xbox 360

No new Call of Duty: Black Ops III maps for PS3, Xbox 360

Bad news today for Call of Duty: Black Ops III players on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Activision has officially announced the game's first DLC pack, titled "Awakening," which includes four new multiplayer maps and a new co-op chapter in the zombies mode. Unfortunately none of it is coming to the last-gen consoles, instead seeing release first on PS4, followed by Xbox One and PC.

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Microsoft offers last-minute Xbox One deals

Microsoft offers last-minute Xbox One deals

If you're still waiting around to do some of your big holiday shopping, you're pretty brave. Christmas is only a few short days away, so you know that stores are going to be crowded. But if you've been holding out for an even better Xbox One deal, you're actually in luck.

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Xbox Fitness nixes Kinect requirement, adds downloads

Xbox Fitness nixes Kinect requirement, adds downloads

Microsoft has pushed out an update for Xbox Fitness that removes the Kinect requirement. The change opens Xbox Fitness to a larger number of Xbox users, but with a lesser experience in that Kinect is required to fully take advantage of what Xbox Fitness is capable of. Joining this change also comes workout downloads for offline playback, making it easier to sidestep connectivity troubles and data caps.

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Xbox One backwards compatibility adds 16 more games

Xbox One backwards compatibility adds 16 more games

Good news for Xbox One users who have been enjoying the ability to play some of their favorite Xbox 360 games via the console's new backwards compatibility feature: Microsoft today announced another 16 titles have been updated with support, bringing the total up to 120 games. Backwards compatibility debuted on the Xbox One back in mid-November, allowing users to play both disc-based Xbox 360 games and those they purchased digitally online, as well as advanced features like take screenshots, stream gameplay, and record in-game clips.

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The Banner Saga finally gets PS4, Xbox One release date

The Banner Saga finally gets PS4, Xbox One release date

The Banner Saga, one of the earliest games to find major success on Kickstarter, has been on a bumpy road to console release following its original debut on PC in 2014. The viking-themed turn-based combat game was supposed to come to consoles shortly after the PC version, but kept getting pushed back year after year due to difficulties with porting. Fortunately for fans the wait is finally over, as developer Stoic has announced that The Banner Saga is hitting PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 12th.

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Battlefield’s Dragon Valley is back, here’s what you need to know

Battlefield’s Dragon Valley is back, here’s what you need to know

Last month DICE teased us with news that they were nearly finished working on a new map for Battlefield 4 owners. They promised that the new map would not only be free for all players, but it would be out by the end of the year. With just a couple of weeks left in the year, they made good on that promise.

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Guitar Hero Live launches Rival Challenges

Guitar Hero Live launches Rival Challenges

Just like with a real guitar, when you've played Guitar Hero long enough, you start to master the songs. But unlike a real guitar, you're not going to bust out your skills on stage for anyone, because it's still just a game. When you've got friends over, it's always fun to challenge them to a head-to-head match. But what about when you want to have that same kind of fun, but there's no one else around? Well, there's a new mode for that.

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PS4 retakes sales crown from Xbox One in November

PS4 retakes sales crown from Xbox One in November

Microsoft has been making big pushes with the Xbox One, lately. With their most recent big update they rolled out the ability to stream your games to any Windows 10 PC in your home, and gave us backwards compatibility. Obviously, they're on top of the console game, right? No, not quite.

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Xbox One Wireless Adapter now works with Windows 7/8.1

Xbox One Wireless Adapter now works with Windows 7/8.1

It took a while to get to market, but when Microsoft finally did release the wireless adapter for the Xbox One controller, PC gamers were happy, and then immediately sad. They were happy to finally see the adapter, so that they could use it to play some of their favorite games, however, there was one small stipulation. The adapter only worked on Windows 10.

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Xbox One gets a $50 holiday price cut and a big sale on games

Xbox One gets a $50 holiday price cut and a big sale on games

With the holiday season come the inevitable sales. Black Friday and the following week traditionally have some of the best sales of the season, but it's always good to keep your eyes open all the way through the end of the year. For those that didn't get in on Microsoft's Black Friday deals, they've got a nice little surprise in store.

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GTA V’s Every Bullet Counts mode only gives you two shots

GTA V’s Every Bullet Counts mode only gives you two shots

One of the great things about modern gaming is the fact that developers are able to continually update their games with new features and modes relatively easily. One developer that has been great about this is Rockstar, with GTA V. Just a couple of weeks ago they released a new football-themed adversary mode for free, and today, they've announced another.

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