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Konami pulling the plug on Metal Gear Solid V multiplayer for older consoles

Konami pulling the plug on Metal Gear Solid V multiplayer for older consoles

These days, it isn't very often that the PS3 and Xbox 360 make their way into the news, but today both have because of Konami. The company announced today that it will be ending the online multiplayer service for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain in the future. Thankfully, those who are affected have a long time before those online services are taken down entirely.

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Dead Space 1, 2, 3, Ignition now on EA Play, Xbox Game Pass

Dead Space 1, 2, 3, Ignition now on EA Play, Xbox Game Pass

Assuming you saw the Dead Space remake news on EA Motive, you know that now is a great time to take a peek at those long-unused Dead Space games you have lying around. Or, if you've never played any Dead Space game before, now might be a great time to jump in on the whole series, courtesy of either EA Play or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. These subscription services are serving up a healthy dose of the most deadly off-world games this side of ALIEN.

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Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2021 brings back a crude classic

Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2021 brings back a crude classic

It's very nearly July, and that means there's a new batch of Xbox Live Games with Gold right around the corner. Microsoft revealed what that next round of free games is today, and though there aren't any particularly big titles in the lineup, there is one game that's sure to please fans of a certain obscene, alcoholic squirrel.

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GTA Online for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is finally reaching the end of the road

GTA Online for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is finally reaching the end of the road

It's almost hard to believe, but Grand Theft Auto Online for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is still going strong to this day. The times they are a-changin', though, with Rockstar today announcing that it will shut down the PS3 and Xbox One versions of GTA Online by the end of the year. In addition, online support is ending for two other Rockstar games on PS3 and Xbox One: LA Noire and Max Payne 3.

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Xbox Live Games with Gold for May 2021 serve up fantasy board games, island nations

Xbox Live Games with Gold for May 2021 serve up fantasy board games, island nations

We're quickly closing in on May, and that means a new batch of Xbox Live Games with Gold are on the way. Today, Microsoft revealed the games it will offer for free next month to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. As always, there will be two games from the Xbox One era and two games from previous generations that are playable through backward compatibility.

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Xbox Live Games with Gold for April put us in the boots of Vikings and truck drivers

Xbox Live Games with Gold for April put us in the boots of Vikings and truck drivers

April is nearly upon us, which means today Microsoft revealed a new batch of Xbox Live Games with Gold titles. While April doesn't seem like it's going to be some kind of bang-up month for the service, there will still be some interesting games up for grabs. At the very least, we can expect a pretty wide collection of genres on offer in April.

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Xbox Live outage in the cloud: It’s not just you

Xbox Live outage in the cloud: It’s not just you

This afternoon Xbox services had a few outages and/or issues. This included what Microsoft marked as a "Major Outage" for items like "Account & Profile", "Store & Subscriptions", Multiplayer gaming, and Cloud gaming. Together those basically make up the biggest bits of the online space for Xbox players of multiplayer games - chances are you felt the impact of this set of issues.

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Xbox Live Games with Gold for March are for fans of shooters

Xbox Live Games with Gold for March are for fans of shooters

With the first day of March getting ever closer, Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for next month. If there's a theme to this month, it definitely seems to be shooters - be they tactical, top-down, or run-and-gun games. If you're a fan of shooters of any variety, you'll probably want to reserve at least a little bandwidth to download these games next month.

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Playable Xbox 360 Goldeneye 007 leaks in full

Playable Xbox 360 Goldeneye 007 leaks in full

Earlier this week, we told you about a rather exciting leak involving a cancelled remake of Goldeneye 007 for the Xbox 360. A video of the remake, featuring a full single-player playthrough and even some multiplayer content, was published to YouTube over the weekend. That gave us an extended look at the game, but now it seems that leakers have wasted little time in releasing a playable ROM of the game.

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The long-lost Goldeneye 007 Xbox remake just resurfaced in full

The long-lost Goldeneye 007 Xbox remake just resurfaced in full

Goldeneye 007 for the Nintendo 64 is undoubtedly one of the most popular games of all time, and throughout the years there have been at least a couple of attempts at remaking it. You're likely already familiar with Eurocom and Activision's Wii remake from 2010 (which was eventually ported to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3), but Rare itself attempted to remake the game as an Xbox Live Arcade title before then. That project was ultimately canned late into development, but today, we're getting our first full look at the game.

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Xbox Live Games With Gold gets an extra title in February 2021

Xbox Live Games With Gold gets an extra title in February 2021

Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Live Games with Gold for February 2021, and it seems that next month Gold subscribers are going to get a bonus game. Instead of the typical four games for free, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will have five, with none other than Gears 5 leading the charge. Gears 5 is a game that many Xbox One owners and even PC gamers will be familiar with, because it's one of the first-party titles Microsoft uses heavily in Xbox Game Pass advertising.

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Xbox 360 is losing Halo game services, but you still have time to upgrade

Xbox 360 is losing Halo game services, but you still have time to upgrade

The aging Xbox 360 will lose support for Halo game services, it has been announced, but you'll still have time to upgrade to a newer console. Microsoft plans to end support for the Halo games released on the console, but players will still be able to play the titles -- though, it notes, some game features will stop working.

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