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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ‘Mystery Box’ collector’s edition revealed

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ‘Mystery Box’ collector’s edition revealed

These days, every big-name video game franchise sees special and collector's editions for their titles, and the Call of Duty series is a shinning example. But for this year's release of Black Ops 4, publisher Activision has taken things well beyond including the yearly season pass and other digital goodies. They've just announced the super special Black Ops 4 Mystery Box Edition at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, and it comes in an actual, creepy skeleton-themed box.

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Halo Infinite Battle Royale: Don’t get your hopes up

Halo Infinite Battle Royale: Don’t get your hopes up

Battle royale is a genre that's quickly taking the world by storm. On the heels of successful titles like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, many developers have started implementing battle royale modes in their own games. This is starting to extend to long-running, triple-A game franchises as well, with Call of Duty and Battlefield both slated to get battle royale modes in this year's releases.

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Microsoft shares its Xbox plans for Gamescom

Microsoft shares its Xbox plans for Gamescom

Even though it feels like E3 2018 just ended, we'll soon be onto our next big gaming conference of the year: Gamescom. Gamescom is one of the largest gaming trade shows around - outpacing E3 significantly in terms of attendance - so naturally, many game companies will be heading there to show of their latest and greatest. Microsoft confirmed today that it will be at Gamescom next month, and it teased some of the items it'll have on display.

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No Man’s Sky big “Next” update detailed with new trailer

No Man’s Sky big “Next” update detailed with new trailer

We've known about No Man's Sky's big incoming update, dubbed Next, for several months, but we're quickly closing in on its release date. The update is due to be released on July 24, alongside the Xbox One version of the game. Though there have been a couple of trailers previewing No Man's Sky Next up to this point, but today, the folks at Hello Games are detailing the update more than they ever have before.

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Black Ops 4 multiplayer and Blackout beta release dates detailed

Black Ops 4 multiplayer and Blackout beta release dates detailed

Following the popularity of Black Ops 2 and 3, it's safe to say that a lot of Call of Duty are excited for Black Ops 4. As is usually the case for these Call of Duty games, there will be a beta test that allows fans to get an early look at Black Ops 4 before it launches later this year. Activision and Treyarch are shaking things up a little bit, announcing today that they'll actually be holding two betas - a private multiplayer one and another that centered around the game's Blackout mode.

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Xbox update: 1810 Preview released with Dolby Vision streaming support

Xbox update: 1810 Preview released with Dolby Vision streaming support

Inside the latest Xbox One update (preview edition) is a whole bunch of bits and pieces you're going to want to get a handle on. This update brings about Dolby Vision Video Streaming - that's a first. With this update, Dolby Vision video streaming brings HDR "up a notch" with systems such as Netflix Premium - you'll need a premium subscription for that, but still.

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Xbox One Sport series kicks off with a sleek, white controller

Xbox One Sport series kicks off with a sleek, white controller

For console gamers, there's usually no lack of special edition controllers to pick from. That's especially true for Xbox One which, on top of the usual limited release fare, offers players the chance to create and customize controllers through Xbox Design Labs. Microsoft has a new special edition controller to add to the pile today, and this one is particularly sleek.

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RPG Maker MV coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One

RPG Maker MV coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One

Gaming is such a big thing these days that almost every kid or grownup dreams of making their own best-selling game. Not every one of those, however, may have the knowledge or time to dig deep into game development. Fortunately, there are tools like the RPG Maker series that simplify that process and, by next year, console gamers will be able to experience that game-making process when RPG Maker MV lands on the Nintendo Switch, the PlayStation 4, and the Xbox One.

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Rocket League 2: Don’t get your hopes up

Rocket League 2: Don’t get your hopes up

It isn't exactly a secret that Rocket League is one of the biggest games around. Three years out from its 2015 release and the game still regularly ranks among the top 10 most-played games on Steam, while it's found success on many other platforms in the time since then. It would naturally follow that developer Psyonix would look to make lightning strike twice by releasing a sequel, right?

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July Xbox Update 2018: Release and Details

July Xbox Update 2018: Release and Details

Today we're having a peek at the insides of the July Xbox Update, and what it means to partake in its greatness. This includes such features as FastStart for games (SOME games, not all), Games and Apps grouping, Search Option feature additions, Mixer Share Controller improvements, and console broadcasting and stability improvements. These updates are coming out this afternoon to all users as early as this afternoon.

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Jurassic World Evolution is so close to being the game I’ve waited years for

Jurassic World Evolution is so close to being the game I’ve waited years for

While movie tie-in games generally have a disappointing history, there's definitely been a certain amount of excitement for Jurassic World Evolution that defies its status as one. Why wouldn't there be? The game was made by Frontier Developments, which two years ago was responsible for the well-received Planet Coaster. On top of that, the Jurassic Park license lends itself perfectly to the type of theme park simulation we know Frontier is capable of making. If you like Jurassic Park, how could you not be at least a little excited for Evolution?

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Xbox One Minecraft and PUBG summer bundles arrive this week

Xbox One Minecraft and PUBG summer bundles arrive this week

Just in time for the hottest part of summer comes a great excuse to stay inside: two new Xbox One bundles. The two new sets, which Microsoft is calling its "summer bundles," are for two wildly popular games -- Minecraft and PUBG. Both bundles feature the Xbox One console in X and S variants, as well as copies of the games and more.

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