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Halo: Master Chief Collection PC release confirmed: The good and bad news

Halo: Master Chief Collection PC release confirmed: The good and bad news

As we speculated earlier this week, Microsoft plans to bring Halo: The Master Chief Collection to PC. The announcement is one of two pieces of good news -- the company is also adding Halo: Reach to the MCC. PC gamers will be able to get their hands on the collection via Steam and the Microsoft Store, but there's a catch that might disappoint some players.

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Xbox One Phantom White controller leaks out and looks great

Xbox One Phantom White controller leaks out and looks great

Xbox One players have no lack of options when it comes to controller design. Not only does Microsoft routinely release new controllers with unique designs, but Xbox One owners can even go to the Xbox Design Labs and make their own custom controllers. Despite all of these different variants, the best-looking Xbox One controller may be one that hasn't even been officially revealed yet.

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Division 2 players, get ready for a large day-one patch

Division 2 players, get ready for a large day-one patch

Ubisoft's online loot-based shooter The Division 2 is launching next week, with pre-loads starting this weekend and players able to jump in over the days leading up to March 15th, depending on which edition they pre-ordered. Unfortunately, players won't exactly be jumping in right away, as they'll be required to download the game's huge day-one patch, regardless of what platform they're on.

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Modern Warfare 2 Remastered coming this year early rating reveals

Modern Warfare 2 Remastered coming this year early rating reveals

As the spring season approaches, one of the many things we can expect is the announcement of this year's Call of Duty title. It's developer Infinity Ward’s turn to release the latest game in the FPS series, and it looks like fans might be getting not one but two titles this year, much like in 2016. An early rating for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered was posted by PEGI, Europe's game ratings board, and then quickly scrubbed from the site.

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Android release of Stardew Valley finally in Google Play, sort of

Android release of Stardew Valley finally in Google Play, sort of

The Android version of the game Stardew Valley is finally almost, nearly, so very close to release - and is on Google Play now. This works as a sort of pre-registration deal and includes the final mobile price: approximately $8, the same as it is on iOS. This game is the full version of Stardew Valley as it exists elsewhere, up to version 1.3. That's everything up to but not including multiplayer functionality.

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Final Fantasy 9 and 7: The latest on Xbox One, Switch, release dates

Final Fantasy 9 and 7: The latest on Xbox One, Switch, release dates

The most recent Nintendo Direct was jammed full of new announcements, and during its 35 minute run time, we learned more about the various Final Fantasy ports that are en route to the Switch. As it turns out, Final Fantasy 9 is now available on the Switch and Xbox One, while Final Fantasy 7 will be heading to both platforms in just a few weeks.

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Rocket League’s long-awaited Friends Update is releasing next week

Rocket League’s long-awaited Friends Update is releasing next week

After months of talking about it, Rocket League's cross-platform account system is about to launch. Today, developer Psyonix announced that its Friends Update will launch next week across all platforms. When it does, you'll be able to group up with friends regardless of the platform they're playing on, bringing cross-platform parties to the game at long last.

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Anthem 4K launch trailer gives Iron Man hat tip with Ozzy

Anthem 4K launch trailer gives Iron Man hat tip with Ozzy

There's a new Anthem trailer out there today, the big one, the launch trailer, the one with Ozzy in it. The Ozzy is subtle, and it's not strictly Iron Man, exactly, but it's close enough. The trailer today looks lovely, it should serve to get you onboard for the game itself, which launches on February 22nd, just a couple days after Samsung reveals their Galaxy S10 and all that good stuff. For now, look at all this battling!

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Enhanced Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights games coming to consoles

Enhanced Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights games coming to consoles

Several years back, a company named Beamdog started enhancing classic BioWare games (and games made with BioWare's Infinity Engine but published by other companies) and re-releasing them on PC and mobile. Beamdog started with the original Baldur's Gate in 2012, and from there it went on to remaster games like Baldur's Gate 2 and Neverwinter Nights. Today, Beamdog announced that these enhanced games will be making the jump to consoles this year.

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Anthem Xbox One S bundle hands out free trials like candy

Anthem Xbox One S bundle hands out free trials like candy

Even though we may have been distracted by the surprise launch of Apex Legends, there's another high-profile Electronic Arts game hitting shelves this month: BioWare's Anthem. Today, EA and Microsoft announced that Anthem will indeed be getting an Xbox One bundle in time for launch, and it comes with a decent amount of bonuses for those who are looking forward to the game.

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Anthem demo open to all players this weekend

Anthem demo open to all players this weekend

This weekend sees the release of another demo for Anthem, the multiplayer third-person shooter/RPG from BioWare and EA. But unlike last weekend's "VIP" demo, which got off to a rocky start thanks to heavy server loads and other technical difficulties, this weekend anyone can give it a try on PS4, Xbox One, or PC, getting a taste of the game before its release on February 22nd.

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Xbox Live down: login, game access problems right now

Xbox Live down: login, game access problems right now

It's been a rough couple of days for Xbox Live. Yesterday morning, Xbox Support alerted users to possible issues with downloading games, and though that problem was at least mostly solved by the early evening, this morning brought some new issues with it. For a while this morning, Xbox Support was reporting problems with Xbox Live sign-in and accessing previously purchased content.

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