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Details on Overwatch’s Halloween event, new character leak

Details on Overwatch’s Halloween event, new character leak

Halloween is quickly approaching, and it looks like year's biggest multiplayer shooter — Overwatch — is getting a special event to celebrate the occasion. Listings for items related to a "Halloween Terror event" briefly appeared on the Xbox Live marketplace a bit early, including new Halloween Loot Boxes. A separate set of leaks have also offered a clear look at the new character Sombra, which is expected to debut in the game very soon.

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Battlefield 1, Call of Duty lead the way in Nielsen’s most anticipated games

Battlefield 1, Call of Duty lead the way in Nielsen’s most anticipated games

Nielsen Game Rank has released its list of the most anticipated games for the Holiday 2016 season, and it probably won't come as much of a surprise that Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare are in a dead heat for the most anticipated multi-platform title. The survey gives both titles an overall anticipation rating of 96%, while Final Fantasy XV and Batman: Return to Arkham round out the top four most anticipated multi-platform games.

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Wasteland 3 first gameplay trailer, crowdfunding campaign now live

Wasteland 3 first gameplay trailer, crowdfunding campaign now live

A week ago, inXile Entertainment announced its ambitions to create Wasteland 3. The team revealed details on new gameplay mechanics and a new setting while at the same time announcing a new crowdfunding campaign to make the game a reality. That crowdfunding campaign has gone live today, and inXile has delivered our first look at Wasteland 3 gameplay to go along with it.

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Outlast 2 demo available for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Outlast 2 demo available for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

It’s October, and that means it’s socially acceptable to shroud yourself in all things scary and disturbing. If you prefer to entertain fears via your gaming console, good news: Outlast 2 has a new demo that can be downloaded for free on Steam, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 until November 1. The demo went live a handful of hours ago on the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store, as well as Steam, of course, as an unexpected surprise for fans.

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Xbox One S Gears of War 4 mini-Review in blood red

Xbox One S Gears of War 4 mini-Review in blood red

This special limited edition version of the Xbox One S is no average re-coloring. The folks responsible for tricking this console out have taken extra steps to make certain the device was no simple skin-job. This device looks like it's been customized personally - cut into by miniature beasts of war with claws of death. This comes from The Swarm - we'll see them again once the game is ready to roll later this month.

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Rocket League’s AquaDome DLC launches today with two new cars

Rocket League’s AquaDome DLC launches today with two new cars

Hot on the heels of Rocket League's new Rumble game mode, which launched last month, the game is getting a brand new arena today. While free arenas aren't anything new to Rocket League players, this one takes offers up an entirely new setting, taking the action under the sea.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Salvation DLC comes to Xbox One and PC this week

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Salvation DLC comes to Xbox One and PC this week

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is just a few weeks away, but before that can hit the scene, Activision and Treyarch need to wrap up Black Ops 3. Technically, that's already happened, with the fourth and final DLC pack for the game, Salvation, going live on PlayStation 4 a month ago. Now, after that period of timed exclusivity, it's getting ready to launch on Xbox One and PC.

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Microsoft announces two more Xbox One S Gears of War 4 bundles

Microsoft announces two more Xbox One S Gears of War 4 bundles

Gears of War 4 is the Xbox One's big exclusive title this holiday season, and Microsoft is doing all it can to make sure as many gamers pick up a copy as possible. To make things easy, the company has announced two new bundle options that pair GoW4 with the new Xbox One S, in addition to the previous limited edition bundle that features a 2TB console in crimson red.

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Battleborn to go partially free-to-play in the near future

Battleborn to go partially free-to-play in the near future

Battleborn, the recently released first-person hero shooter from the developers of Borderlands, mostly scored well among critics, but has been little more than a flop among gamers (thanks in part, no doubt, to the release of Blizzard's Overwatch). However, developer Gearbox is committed to continuing support for the game, and it appears that a shake-up in how it's sold is part of their plans. In other words, Battleborn will be going free-to-play in a manner, with extra content and options requiring purchase.

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Xbox Project Scorpio release price tipped by Phil Spencer

Xbox Project Scorpio release price tipped by Phil Spencer

Microsoft's Project Scorpio promises to be quite the step up from the current Xbox One, but how much is that boost in graphics capability going to cost? Obviously an exact price won't come out until closer to the console's release, which is currently scheduled for next year, but in a recent interview with NZGamer, Xbox boss Phil Spencer gives us an idea of what to expect.

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Lost Odyssey now backwards compatible on Xbox One

Lost Odyssey now backwards compatible on Xbox One

When you see people talking about the Xbox One's backwards compatibility, one game that frequently comes up is Lost Odyssey. Backwards compatibility for Lost Odyssey, widely considered to be one of the best RPGs on Xbox 360, has been endlessly requested since day one, and now its time has arrived: Microsoft announced today that Lost Odyssey is finally playable on Xbox One.

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Gears of War 4 Prologue previewed in 20-minute gameplay video

Gears of War 4 Prologue previewed in 20-minute gameplay video

We're less than two weeks out from the launch of Gears of War 4, and if you remain on the fence about whether or not you'll pick the game up, Microsoft is hoping that new gameplay video might sway you. This isn't a typical trailer, though, as Microsoft and developer The Coalition actually take us through the game's prologue missions.

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