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Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

It's that time of the month: Microsoft has unveiled its Games with Gold list for December 2017, revealing to subscribers the titles they get for free with their Xbox Live Gold subscription. According to Microsoft, the latest round of free games have an overall value of $104, though you'll only enjoy that full value if you have both an Xbox One and an Xbox 360 console.

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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus gets a surprising promotion

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus gets a surprising promotion

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has certainly been well-received by the gaming community, but since it isn't even a month old yet, there are probably quite a few of you who haven't taken it for a spin. Bethesda is looking to get you hold outs hooked on the game by launching a free trial for it. This free trial is available from today, just in time for the long holiday weekend.

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Don’t plug the Xbox One into a surge protector says Microsoft

Don’t plug the Xbox One into a surge protector says Microsoft

Having power issues with your Xbox One console? The reason may be how it is getting power, or more specifically, how you've set it up to get power. Microsoft recently fired off a tweet via its Xbox Support Twitter account explaining that it designed the Xbox One to plug directly into a wall outlet. Don't use a surge protector even if you are running out of spare plugs.

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 announced for Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

Valkyria Chronicles 4 announced for Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

After departing from the tactical combat the series is known for earlier this year, Sega has announced that Valkyria Chronicles will soon be returning to its roots. With a lengthy trailer, Sega has revealed Valkyria Chronicles 4, the next installment in the franchise's mainline series. We'll see the game launch next year, and the platforms it's coming to may surprise you.

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Nintendo Switch just blew Sony and Microsoft out of the water (again)

Nintendo Switch just blew Sony and Microsoft out of the water (again)

It's no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been selling well since launch. It's a new console with a solid first party library and it can be purchased at a decent price - of course it's selling well. Today we're getting a better idea of just how well it's performing thanks to the folks at NPD Group, who are gearing up to deliver their games industry report for the month of October.

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These Xbox One Black Friday deals kick off today

These Xbox One Black Friday deals kick off today

We've known about Microsoft's Black Friday deals for a few days now, but today the company revealed the sales it has in store for games purchased digitally through Xbox Live. A lot of these discounts seem pretty solid on their own, but there are extra perks if you happen to be subscribed to Xbox Live Gold. For Gold members, the sales begin today - four days before they go live for everyone else - and on top of that, they'll get deeper discounts than those who aren't subscribed to Gold.

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GameStop’s Black Friday ad leaks with plenty of gaming deals

GameStop’s Black Friday ad leaks with plenty of gaming deals

Even though we're only a week away from the time that many companies will start offering their Black Friday deals, we haven't heard anything official from GameStop yet. Today we're getting an advance peek at what GameStop plans to offer on Black Friday, thanks to a new leak that shows us its entire Black Friday ad. Spoiler alert: GameStop's Black Friday is packed with gaming deals.

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Final Fantasy XV Comrades DLC adds a multiplayer mode

Final Fantasy XV Comrades DLC adds a multiplayer mode

Every game these days has an online aspect, be it an outright MMO or even simply installing updates or authorizing copies. So it isn’t surprising that a single-player title like Final Fantasy XV would eventually have one. Made available as a DLC called “Comrades”, the FF XV multiplayer mode adds a rather interesting twist to the gameplay. You don’t play as any of the main characters, naturally. Instead, you get to create your very own custom character that gets dumped right in the middle of game’s “missing” story arc.

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Marvel Heroes is shutting down

Marvel Heroes is shutting down

It's a sad day for some Marvel fans out there, as Disney has revealed that it will be shutting down Marvel Heroes. While the move may not come as much of a surprise (more on that later), it does seem to be a rather sudden decision. Disney revealed today that the reason these games are shutting down is because it has ended its relationship with Gazillion Entertainment, the developer of the title.

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Xbox One X is off to a surprisingly strong start

Xbox One X is off to a surprisingly strong start

Though the Xbox One X offers a lot of power for a home console, there's been some concern that it may be priced outside of the range that many gamers consider acceptable. After all, at $500, it's the most expensive console out there, with its closest competitor being the PlayStation 4 Pro at $400. When you couple that with the fact that 4K has yet to really take off as the next big thing, it becomes clear that Microsoft is kind of venturing into uncharted territory here.

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Destiny 2 getting 4K, HDR update on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X

Destiny 2 getting 4K, HDR update on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X

Good news is finally here for Destiny 2 players on the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X: developer Bungie has announced that support for both 4K resolution and HDR color will be added to the shooter for the more powerful console models. The features will be added with an update coming on December 5th, right alongside the release of Destiny 2's first expansion, Curse of Osiris.

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Xbox One X HDD replacement voids warranty (and so does this screw)

Xbox One X HDD replacement voids warranty (and so does this screw)

Those gamers making an attempt at taking apart the Xbox One X to replace its HDD, take heed: it's not just a simple matter of screws and swapping. As we first addressed in our original full Xbox One X teardown and unboxing, there's a warranty break that takes place almost immediately upon attempting to open this hardware up. Today we're going to run everything necessary in replacing said HDD - as well as a set of reasons why most people will want to avoid it.

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