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First Inside Xbox of 2020 premieres this week: Here’s what’s in store

First Inside Xbox of 2020 premieres this week: Here’s what’s in store

The first Inside Xbox livestream of 2020 is coming at us this week, and it promises more details on some of Microsoft's big first-party titles of the year. The whole presentation should last for around 40 minutes, and will cover three games in particular: Grounded, Gears Tactics, and Sea of Thieves.

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Mixer gifts partners cash during coronavirus outbreak

Mixer gifts partners cash during coronavirus outbreak

When it comes to jobs that are particularly well-suited for working from home during a global pandemic, streaming is definitely near the top of the list. Still, while there's no lack of streamers out there, there aren't a ton who can call streaming their full-time job, so there are plenty who aren't entirely immune to the squeeze COVID-19 is putting on the economy.

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Resident Evil 8 rumored with ‘serious departures’ for series

Resident Evil 8 rumored with ‘serious departures’ for series

It's been a good few years for the Resident Evil series. After Resident Evil 6 represented something of a stumble for the mainline franchise, Resident Evil 7 launched to very warm reception. That was followed by the acclaimed remake of Resident Evil 2, and just last week, Capcom kept the remake train rolling by launching Resident Evil 3. What's next for the storied franchise? According to a new rumor, it's Resident Evil 8.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons update brings much-needed Bunny Day tweak

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update brings much-needed Bunny Day tweak

We are currently in the midst of the first seasonal event for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Dubbed Bunny Day, the event references Easter by introducing players to a rabbit visitor name Zipper T. Bunny, who has hidden eggs around players' islands. Those eggs, once hunted down, can be used a variety of limited-time crafting recipes.

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Xbox One X bundles discount kicks off big spring game sale

Xbox One X bundles discount kicks off big spring game sale

If you're in the market for an Xbox One X, it seems like now might be a good time to buy. Microsoft has kicked off a sale on Xbox One X bundles that sees a number of them discounted by $100. On top of that, the company has also started its Spring Sale, discounting a large number of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games.

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Deadpool is Fortnite’s latest crossover: Here’s how to unlock him

Deadpool is Fortnite’s latest crossover: Here’s how to unlock him

By now, Fortnite fans should be no strangers to crossover events, particularly crossover events with various superheroes. For instance, thus far we've seen crossovers with characters like Batman, The Avengers, and even Harley Quinn, but now it's time for a crossover with a superhero that's a little more vulgar.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake gets one final trailer before release day

Final Fantasy VII Remake gets one final trailer before release day

We're a week out from the release of Final Fantasy VII Remake, and Square Enix has one final trailer to show us before the game arrives. Like most of the trailers for Final Fantasy VII Remake, this is longer than your run-of-the-mill game trailer, clocking in at just about four and a half minutes long. It covers a lot of ground too, giving a ton of characters screen time.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons gets back-to-back updates – here’s what’s changed

Animal Crossing: New Horizons gets back-to-back updates – here’s what’s changed

Ever since releasing a couple of weeks ago, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has received a handful of updates. As we head into the weekend, the game has received another pair pretty much back-to-back. The first update brought the game to version 1.1.2 yesterday, with a second one bringing the game up to version 1.1.3 this morning. In both cases, the updates fix issues rather than adding new content.

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Amazon gaming ambitions include original title in May, cloud platform

Amazon gaming ambitions include original title in May, cloud platform

Gaming is huge business and the COVID-19 situation has boosted that even further. Even without the coronavirus, however, analysts have predicted that the gaming industry revenue this year will be double the recording and box office markets combined. As such, it's really no surprise that almost anyone and everyone wants a piece of that pie. And, of course, Amazon is setting out to conquer that market as well in more ways than one.

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Fallout 76 Steam release will have a perk for existing players

Fallout 76 Steam release will have a perk for existing players

Fallout 76 launched about a year and a half ago, but when it did, it was exclusively available through Bethesda's own launcher. Slowly but surely, Bethesda has been trending in the same direction as other major publishers throughout the years, launching its games through a first-party launcher instead of letting stores run by third-parties take a cut of each sale. In regards to Fallout 76, that's all about to change, because the game is finally about to make its way to Steam.

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The Last of Us Part II delayed: COVID-19 blamed and there’s more bad news

The Last of Us Part II delayed: COVID-19 blamed and there’s more bad news

Those waiting on The Last of Us Part II got some sad news today, as Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that the game has been delayed once more. As with most of the delays we've been seeing lately, this one is down to the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, we don't have a new release date for the game just yet, so we could be waiting a while for more info.

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Apex Legends duos mode is returning – and there’s even more good news

Apex Legends duos mode is returning – and there’s even more good news

Apex Legends' duos mode has proven to be quite popular with players, but the problem is that it's only ever available for a limited time. Respawn has made a habit of bringing duos back to the game for a few weeks at a time before removing the mode entirely and putting players back in their three-man parties. Duos is one again returning to Apex Legends next week, but when it does come back, it'll be a permanent addition to the game.

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