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Xbox Live issue prevents gamers from downloading and purchasing games

Xbox Live issue prevents gamers from downloading and purchasing games

A number of websites and services have experienced issues today, including the multi-hour outage over at Reddit this morning followed by a brief outage at Twitter. Microsoft is among the companies having trouble, in this case with its Xbox services. Though most services remain operational, one is limited, and that's causing big problems for players who want to download purchased or new content.

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River City Girls revives an NES cult classic this year

River City Girls revives an NES cult classic this year

River City Ransom, which launched for the NES here in North America way back in 1990, is something of a cult classic these days. The original game has been remade a number of times for various platforms, but now it appears that we're getting a sequel from WayForward. Today the company revealed River City Girls, and though it'll keep the side-scrolling beat-em-up gameplay from the first game, this time the roles will be reversed.

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Cuphead’s Delicious Last Course expansion gets a new trailer and a release delay

Cuphead’s Delicious Last Course expansion gets a new trailer and a release delay

A little more than a year ago, Studio MDHR announced an upcoming expansion for Cuphead called The Delicious Last Course. At the time it was announced, Studio MDHR said it was targeting a release date at some point in 2019. We haven't heard much about The Delicious Last Course in the time since then, but today, Studio MDHR shared some bad news: The expansion has been delayed.

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Xbox Games with Gold for July 2019 includes Castlevania SOTN

Xbox Games with Gold for July 2019 includes Castlevania SOTN

Microsoft has finally revealed its Xbox Games with Gold lineup for July 2019, and it includes hit title Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. As expected, the lineup includes two games for the Xbox One and another two games for the Xbox 306, both of which can also be played on the newer console. The games are free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

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One Punch Man: “The Hero Nobody Knows” game puts a twist on the popular theme

One Punch Man: “The Hero Nobody Knows” game puts a twist on the popular theme

Superhero content and products are big these days, in no small thanks to the push by Marvel, DC, and other comic books companies. Everyone’s getting into the game, both in the West and even in the East. Of course, you could expect our friends in Japan to give the genre a twist. One of those is One Punch Man which is getting a fighting game of its own which, considering what the manga is about, is pretty ironic.

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Xbox Live is still down: Here’s what we know

Xbox Live is still down: Here’s what we know

The Xbox Live service went down around 5PM ET for many players, resulting in reports and acknowledgement from the Xbox team. Via its Xbox Support account, the company said that engineers are working on addressing the issue, but that there's limited info to share. An hour later, the team said it is still investigating the matter involving error code 0x87DD0006.

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Xbox Game Pass on Nintendo Switch? Don’t get your hopes up

Xbox Game Pass on Nintendo Switch? Don’t get your hopes up

Xbox Game Pass is a pretty great service if you've got an Xbox One, and just recently we saw it expand to PC as well. That jump to PC and Microsoft's cross-platform ambitions have left people wondering if the company will try to bring Xbox Game Pass to even more platforms. The Nintendo Switch specifically has been the subject of some recent Game Pass rumors, but Xbox chief Phil Spencer unfortunately poured some cold water on those reports during an interview at E3 2019.

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Xbox Backward Compatibility adds last games as work on Scarlett begins

Xbox Backward Compatibility adds last games as work on Scarlett begins

They say that all good things must come to an end but Microsoft is making sure it won't end on a sad note. Xbox One's Backward Compatibility program surprised the industry for pulling off something some thought would be both technically infeasible and also a bad business move. Over that time, the program has added more than 600 titles from the original Xbox, a.k.a. the Xbox Classic, and the Xbox 360, becoming available to all generations of Xbox One consoles. Sadly, that library will no longer grow after this week but Microsoft promises not to worry because it'll be back soon.

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Xbox E3 2019 round up: Every single trailer from Microsoft’s press conference

Xbox E3 2019 round up: Every single trailer from Microsoft’s press conference

Microsoft hosted its E3 2019 press conference yesterday, and just like last year, it was packed to the brim with new announcements and trailers. In recent years Microsoft has adopted something of a "blink and you'll miss it" format, giving us game announcements rapid-fire for pretty much the entire duration of its show. There was a lot to take in and some things inevitably fell through the cracks, so here's every trailer that debuted at Microsoft's E3 2019 show yesterday.

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Xbox One game streaming goes live in October

Xbox One game streaming goes live in October

While we were hoping for some significant news on Project xCloud during Microsoft's E3 2019 show, we sadly didn't learn very much. However, that doesn't mean that the topic of game streaming was left untouched entirely, with Microsoft announcing a new streaming feature that will soon be coming to Xbox One. Beginning later this year, you'll be able to stream games from your console to your mobile device.

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Gears 5 release date revealed with early access for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Gears 5 release date revealed with early access for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

If you were hoping for a release date announcement for Gears of War 5 during Microsoft's E3 show, your wishes were granted. Microsoft finally gave us a release date for the highly anticipated game, and the good news is that it'll be here in just a few months. You can even get early access to Gears 5, as long as you're willing to shell out some extra cash for one of Microsoft's new premium subscriptions.

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Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 packs Bluetooth and is super-customizable

Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 packs Bluetooth and is super-customizable

There's a new Xbox Elite controller in town, and if you take your gaming seriously - on Xbox or PC - then you should be paying attention. The new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 made its official debut at Microsoft's E3 2019 keynote today, billed as "the world's most advanced controller" and with the hardware specs to back that big claim up.

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