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PlayStation 4 includes free COD: Infinite Warfare on November 4 – 5

PlayStation 4 includes free COD: Infinite Warfare on November 4 – 5

Sony has announced that PlayStation 4 consoles purchased on November 4th and November 5th will include a free copy of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, the latest addition to the popular game franchise. The promotion is being offered through ‘select retailers,’ according to PlayStation Brand Marketing Vice President John Koller. As well, it will only be available to customers in the United States and Canada.

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Top 5 video games arriving in early 2017

Top 5 video games arriving in early 2017

Yes, yes, it's not 2017 yet. That doesn't mean we can't start looking toward the future, especially with the holidays upon us and some pre-order deals being available now. A handful of eagerly anticipated games are scheduled to go live in the first quarter of 2017, and you don't want to miss out on them. Keep in mind, none of these games have launched yet (at the time of publication, that is), so it is possible some of these titles may end up releasing later in 2017 than expected. According to current reports, though, these are going to be the hottest games of (early) 2017.

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PS4’s anticipated ‘Last Guardian’ gets collector’s vinyl soundtrack

PS4’s anticipated ‘Last Guardian’ gets collector’s vinyl soundtrack

The Last Guardian, a game from the makers of PlayStation 2 hits Ico and Shadow of Colossus that's spent more than 10 years in development, is finally getting released on the PS4 in a few weeks. Like the previous titles, music and sound plays an important role, contributing to both atmosphere and the expression of emotions. To highlight this, Sony is giving the Takeshi Furukawa-composed soundtrack a special edition release, as well as a special PS4 music app.

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Skyrim: Special Edition plagued with audio issues, Bethesda says fix incoming

Skyrim: Special Edition plagued with audio issues, Bethesda says fix incoming

Skyrim: Special Edition was released earlier this week, and as a remaster of one of the best entries in The Elder Scrolls series of RPGs, its impressive visuals are major overhaul from the original 2011 release. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for the game's audio. Those playing on PC and Xbox One have noticed a significant downgrade in sound quality, due to the use of compressed audio files.

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Gears of War 4’s first free maps arrive on November 1

Gears of War 4’s first free maps arrive on November 1

Xbox One exclusive Gears of War 4 has been out for a few weeks now, and players, especially those that partake in the multiplayer modes, might be wondering when new maps will be released. Fortunately, Microsoft has just addressed that, revealing that the first two maps will be available for players starting in early November.

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Nintendo isn’t ditching the 3DS

Nintendo isn’t ditching the 3DS

Nintendo's newly announced Switch is exciting, but begs the question: will the company ditch the Nintendo 3DS? The answer to that is no, at least judging by comments made by Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima during a recent interview. When asked whether the company would discontinue the 3DS in light of the Switch, Kimishima said, "...we think the 3DS can continue in its own form."

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New Kingdom Hearts compilation hits PS4 in March

New Kingdom Hearts compilation hits PS4 in March

As one of the biggest gaming franchises, it's surprising that it's been a full 10 years now since a proper Kingdom Hearts sequel has been released on consoles. Fortunately, a new entry in the RPG series, created in collaboration between Square Enix and Disney, will be coming to the PS4 in January, however it won't be the long-teased Kingdom Hearts III. Well, the developers have now revealed that another non-KH3 game will arrive in March, this one collecting all the previous titles onto a single PS4 disc.

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is free on Xbox One

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is free on Xbox One

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is free on Xbox One from October 27 to October 30, it has been announced. The game has been made free for these days so you can get in on an event Xbox Live has underway. During these days, Xbox Live members — including those without a Gold membership — can play during the Multiplayer All-Access event. It is available for both Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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Skyrim Monopoly is franchise’s latest themed game set

Skyrim Monopoly is franchise’s latest themed game set

There's no shortage of themed Monopoly boards and game sets, and newest among them is the officially licensed Skyrim Monopoly. The game, as its name suggests, is themed after the popular video game Skyrim. The Monopoly game pulls content, including artwork, from the video game, and is available to preorder now ahead of its March 2017 release date.

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Nintendo Switch dock confirmed to only be for TV output & charging

Nintendo Switch dock confirmed to only be for TV output & charging

Nintendo's new Switch is certainly an interesting piece of hardware, but there's still many things we don't know about the upcoming game console, and even more the company won't tell us. Fortunately there are a few small details that Nintendo has clarified since the initial teaser video was released last week, including the fact that the console's docking station is little more than, well, a dock.

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Destiny player proposes in-game with help from Bungie

Destiny player proposes in-game with help from Bungie

Players have been proposing to one another within video games for years now, but this latest story goes way, way beyond using level editing features or arranging in-game items on the ground to spell out the words "will you marry me?" Adriel Wallick and Rami Ismail, both indie game developers, spend a lot of time playing Destiny together, so Wallick managed to convince developer Bungie to help with the in-game proposal by creating unique, equip-able items and adding them to the game just for her use.

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Nintendo remains quiet on whether Switch features touchscreen display

Nintendo remains quiet on whether Switch features touchscreen display

As you've no doubt heard by now, Nintendo announced its new Switch game console this week, a hybrid device that serves as both a portable and home system. Unfortunately, that announcement came in the form of a three-and-a-half minute video and little else, with Nintendo keeping quiet on additional details not revealed in the teaser clip, and instead promising additional info later. One of the key questions we're left with, then, is whether the Switch's display is a touchscreen.

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