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Minecraft: Education Edition launches November 1

Minecraft: Education Edition launches November 1

Minecraft: Education Edition will be available starting November 1, marking the full release after months of being available under a limited early access program. According to the company, more than 35,000 teachers and students have been taking part in the early access program, and their feedback has been used to help refine the final product. Those who want to try before they buy should be sure to grab the early version before November 1 rolls around.

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Grand Theft Auto Online update brings biker clubs

Grand Theft Auto Online update brings biker clubs

Grand Theft Auto Online has a new update inbound, and it’ll help you live out your biker dreams. With the update, gamers will be able to play as Prospects and Presidents for MC Clubhouses that dabble in “seedy business ventures,” says Rockstar. You’ll be able to create your own motorcycle club with up to 8 other players; the new mode will include both co-op and competitive gameplay, as well as all the trimmings you'd expect to see in an MC club including tattoos and weapons.

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‘Slain: Back From Hell’ arrives on PlayStation 4 tomorrow

‘Slain: Back From Hell’ arrives on PlayStation 4 tomorrow

PlayStation 4 owners will have a new game to enjoy starting tomorrow: Slain: Back From Hell. The title, which is also heading to the PS Vita, brings an old-school style with side-scrolling action. In it, gamers play as Bathoryn, a ‘doomed…grizzled warrior’ who has been forced to action against his will in a battle against evil Lord Vroll's various stooges and underlings. A game discount will be available for PlayStation Plus subscribers.

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Assassin’s Creed: Ezio Collection arrives for PS4, Xbox One in November

Assassin’s Creed: Ezio Collection arrives for PS4, Xbox One in November

Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection will be available for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 starting this upcoming November. According to the company, more than 100 million copies of Assassin’s Creed games have been sold thus far, marking a big milestone for the franchise ahead of November’s “The Ezio Collection” launch. The Ezio Collection will include Assassin’s Creed II, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations, among other things.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard will support PS4 Pro’s 4K and HDR

Resident Evil 7 biohazard will support PS4 Pro’s 4K and HDR

Resident Evil 7 biohazard's release date is coming up quickly, and ahead of that Capcom has answered a big question prospective buyers have had: will the game support the PlayStation 4 Pro's HDR gaming and 4K capabilities? The answer is yes, at least per a tweet Capcom sent out on its Twitter account in recent days. That's great news for those who are upgrading to Sony's latest and greatest PlayStation console, especially considering the incredible graphics Capcom has been teasing for its upcoming game.

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Sony outs special PS4 Final Fantasy XV Luna Edition, new PS Vita colors

Sony outs special PS4 Final Fantasy XV Luna Edition, new PS Vita colors

Sony has unveiled some new gaming gear in Japan that fans of the PS4 and the PS Vita portables will appreciate. The special edition PS4 is the PS4 Final Fantasy XV Luna Edition and it will be released in limited quantities on November 29, 2016. The MSRP for the special edition PS4 console will be 39,980 yen.

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Xbox One S Battlefield 1 bundles detailed ahead of October 21 launch

Xbox One S Battlefield 1 bundles detailed ahead of October 21 launch

Microsoft will release Xbox One S bundles featuring Battlefield 1 and either 500GB or 1TB of storage starting on October 13. The bundles will initially rollout in Europe on that date, and will be followed on October 21 in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The 500GB console bundle will be available in white and “Storm Grey Special Edition” colors, while the 1TB console will be available as the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Special Edition Bundle.

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FIFA 17 Demo arrives tomorrow with ‘The Journey’ experience

FIFA 17 Demo arrives tomorrow with ‘The Journey’ experience

FIFA 17 will be launching on September 27, but some gamers will get a chance to experience the game ahead of that launch with “FIFA 17 Demo.” The demo launches starting tomorrow and brings with it a limited experience for ‘The Journey,’ a game mode we’ve previously detailed, as well as “Own Every Moment.” As well, EA Sports says there will be four single-player Skill Games included with the FIFA 17 Demo, as well as a trio of new multiplayer Skill Game, and more.

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Rated-E Mods whips up SNES Micro using Raspberry Pi Zero

Rated-E Mods whips up SNES Micro using Raspberry Pi Zero

Anyone around in the earlier days of gaming will have some fond memories of playing games on the Super Nintendo Entertainment system or SNES. Over at Rated-E modes a very cool and very small SNES Micro has been created using what appears to be some sort of modeling clay and a Raspberry Pi Zero for emulation.

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DOOM update 3 will bring Deathmatch and Private Matches

DOOM update 3 will bring Deathmatch and Private Matches

DOOM will be receiving Update 3 this month, and with it will come three things: Deathmatch and Private Matches, as well as a sneak peak of the upcoming Arcade Mode, which is itself a future addition for the campaign mode. Ahead of the update’s release, Bethesda will be giving gamers a look at the modes on September 13 at 11AM PT via livestreamed gameplay. The livestream will include gameplay from Arcade Mode, though it won’t be arriving with Update 3.

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PS4 peripherals detailed: stand, Platinum headset, new controller

PS4 peripherals detailed: stand, Platinum headset, new controller

Sony has detailed the new peripherals for the PlayStation 4, including the new wireless DualShock 4 controller, PlayStation Camera, Platinum wireless headset, and vertical stand. These join the newly introduced PlayStation 4 Slim and Pro models, the first being a slimmer model of the original hardware and the latter being a more advanced console with HDR and 4K support.

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HDR is coming to every PS4 soon via firmware update

HDR is coming to every PS4 soon via firmware update

If you own the 'original' PlayStation 4 and feel a bit left out by today's Sony event, good news: Sony has a little present for you, and it will be arriving next week. As announced today, all PlayStation 4 devices -- including the original one -- will be getting HDR support via a firmware update arriving next week. Once it arrives, your PS4, regardless of whether you have the original or slim, will get some level of HDR capabilities.

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