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Air Jordan-themed Xbox One X is perfect for sneakerhead gamers

Air Jordan-themed Xbox One X is perfect for sneakerhead gamers

Collaborations with premium sneaker brands have become a hot trend in recent years, and it appears the gaming industry is getting in on it. Microsoft has revealed a set of limited edition Xbox One X consoles with designs inspired by some of the most iconic shoes of all time — the Air Jordans. These systems won't be easy to come by, of course, much like the latest Air Jordan releases, but they look amazing to gamers and sneaker fans.

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Overwatch is free again this weekend

Overwatch is free again this weekend

It may be hard to believe, but we're quickly approaching the two-year anniversary of Overwatch's launch. In the time since then, Overwatch has grown to become one of Blizzard's most successful games, but even with that success, it's never a bad idea to attract new players. Blizzard is doing just that this weekend by making Overwatch free for everyone to check out.

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Monster Hunter: World’s Street Fighter crossover is now underway

Monster Hunter: World’s Street Fighter crossover is now underway

Capcom has been running a number of different promotions for early adopters of Monster Hunter: World, but unfortunately, the first big one - which grants players armor and weapons from Hoirzon Zero Dawn - is only available to PlayStation 4 players. Capcom is ready to launch a Street Fighter V tie-in with Monster Hunter: World, and the good news is that eventually this will be available to everyone playing on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The bad news (for Xbox One players at any rate) is that it's rolling out to PS4 owners first.

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Xbox Live Gold is free for all this weekend

Xbox Live Gold is free for all this weekend

These days, it's tough to avoid paying to play video games online unless you happen to be playing on PC. Prompted by the rise of Xbox Live Gold in the Xbox 360/PS3 era, Microsoft, Sony, and now even Nintendo either have implemented or will be implementing systems that require you to pay to play online multiplayer. Though there probably aren't very many Xbox owners who don't have an Xbox Live subscription at this point, Microsoft has a new promotion for those hold outs who remain.

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Xbox One deals are back with 2017’s biggest game

Xbox One deals are back with 2017’s biggest game

Every so often, Microsoft likes to drop the price on the Xbox One or offer other promotions in order to stimulate sales. Since we find ourselves smack in the middle of a period that's traditionally slow for game sales, Microsoft has determined that now is the time to do just that. The company today announced two new Xbox One deals - one for the Xbox One X and another for the Xbox One S.

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Xbox gets mobile party chat on Android and iOS apps

Xbox gets mobile party chat on Android and iOS apps

Microsoft has just launched party chat support in its Xbox apps for Android and iOS. With this feature, Xbox console owners can use their mobile device and the app to start a private party chat, join an existing chat, as well as message people using text. It's a welcomed addition for gamers who may wish to partake in chats, voice or text, while away from home or, at least, away from their console.

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The Evil Within 2’s spooky new first-person mode needs to be seen

The Evil Within 2’s spooky new first-person mode needs to be seen

Even though most people have probably moved on from last year's The Evil Within 2 by now, today Bethesda is giving you a new reason to dive back in for a second playthrough. Bethesda and developer Tango Gameworks today announced a new first-person mode for The Evil Within 2, giving you an entirely new way to play through the survival horror title.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance has everyone suddenly excited: But why?

Kingdom Come: Deliverance has everyone suddenly excited: But why?

If you've been following gaming news for the past few days, you've probably noticed an significant uptick in coverage about a game called Kingdom Come: Deliverance. That game launches today, and it's immediately taken its place among Steam's top sellers, while at the same time being the most-viewed game on Twitch at the time of this writing. If you find yourself confused by this seemingly sudden interest in Kingdom Come, you likely aren't alone, because for many, it'll feel like this game came out of nowhere.

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Street Fighter 5 is getting fan-favorite Blanka next week

Street Fighter 5 is getting fan-favorite Blanka next week

The Street Fighter series has no lack of recognizable characters, but perhaps one of the most famous is Blanka. Sure, he might not have the followings that series regulars like Ryu and Chun-Li have, but you'd be hard pressed to find even a casual fighting game fan who can't identify Blanka on sight. With that kind of notoriety, it was only a matter of time before Blanka made his way to Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, and today Capcom revealed just when that will be.

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Latest Fortnite update detailed: new game modes, settings, more

Latest Fortnite update detailed: new game modes, settings, more

The growing popularity of Fortnite Battle Royale shows no signs of slowing down, with the game just recently topping the mighty PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' with a record of 3.4 million concurrent users. To help keep the momentum going — and keep things fresh for players — developer Epic Games has revealed a plethora of details on the game's new updates, which are set to include new modes of play, new settings options, and new items to use.

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Kingdom Hearts 3 reveals Monsters Inc. world in new trailer

Kingdom Hearts 3 reveals Monsters Inc. world in new trailer

The very long-awaited Kingdom Hearts III is still due for release sometime this year on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but sadly there's no additional specifics on a date. That's what developer Square Enix shared at the D23 Expo Japan 2018 event, held at Tokyo Disneyland this week. Fortunately a new trailer was shown for the latest entry in the Final-Fantasy-meets-Disney RPG series, revealing that none other than the world of Monsters Inc. will be featured in the game.

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Overwatch Lunar New Year event puts focus on Capture the Flag

Overwatch Lunar New Year event puts focus on Capture the Flag

It's almost time for another Overwatch event, this one centering around the Lunar New Year. Of course, Overwatch veterans had reason to believe such an event was coming, as it was around this time last year that Blizzard celebrated the Year of the Rooster. This time around, we're celebrating the Year of the Dog, and with that celebration will come new cosmetics, including a batch of themed skins you can unlock through loot boxes.

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