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  1. Microtransaction System Returns to Forza Motorsport 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | IGN

    Forza's microtransaction-based 'Token' system has been introduced in Forza Motorsport 6 and players will be able to purchase and use tokens to acquire in-game items like cars and Mod packs, explains Turn 10's Brian Ekberg . Forza's Token system is a secondary currency that was first introduced in Forza Motorsport 4 but is only useful to players who want to buy certain cars for their career garage immediately rather than earn and generate their in-game credits via normal play.


  2. New Game: Forza Motorsport 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | MobyGames

    Forza Motorsport 6 is a racing video game starring 450 of the world's greatest cars and 26 tracks. In terms of gameplay, the game does not differ much from its predecessor Forza Motorsport 5 also only released for the Xbox One.


  3. Dustin Lynch's Destiny Is to Be Karaoke KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Country Weekly

    Some artists travel with motorcycles, some with golf clubs, Chris Young travels with his own Golden Tee video game and Dustin Lynch? He travels with a live karaoke. Dustin, along with opening acts Chris Lane and Tyler Rich, kicked off the "Helluva Night Tour" this weekend in Richmond and when they brought out the karaoke wheel, which names artists from different genres on its pie wedges, the guys were faced with the challenge of singing songs by whomever the wheel landed on.


  4. Custom Button Assignments Now Available For All Xbox One UsersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Tom's Hardware

    Last week, Microsoft released the New Xbox One Experience , and one of its new features was the ability to remap button assignments on the controller. The function used to be exclusive to the new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller , but it was eventually extended to cover the standard controller.


  5. Forza 6 Adds MicrotransactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Cinema Blend News

    Even though Turn 10 Studios had previously stated that they weren't going to add microtransactions to Forza Motorsport 6 , it turns out that the game now has microtransactions. The addition of the packs enable users to purchase tokens for set prices between $2.99 and $99.99.


  6. This Is the Best Selling Video Game of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 |

    Bethesda's Fallout 4 sold 12 million copies and generated over $750 million in its first 24 hours at retail on Nov. 10. Those numbers obliterate the over $550 million in 72 hours that Activision-owned developer Treyarch earned with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. Yet while Activision has done a great job of turning Call of Duty into a mainstream game franchise that most people, including nongamers, recognize, the Fallout franchise is one with dedicated gamers but little pop culture crossover. In Fallout 4 , gamers play the sole survivor of Vault 111 and enter a world destroyed by nuclear war.


  7. Don't buy these 4 things on Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | The Salinas Californian

    Don't buy these 4 things on Black Friday The shopping holiday doesn't always offer the greatest deals. Check out this story on Black Friday has become synonymous in our minds with great deals.


  8. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    If you're a proud owner of an Xbox 360, you've come to the right place. Podcast Unlocked is IGN's best 360-centric podcast.


  9. Thanksgiving Day sales: JCPenney, Kohl's, and Target kick off Black Friday earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Christian Science Monitor

    Customers ride the escalator at a J.C. Penney store in New York. The department store will kick off its Black Friday sales at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day this year.


  10. U.K. Sales ChartsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Blue's News

    Fallout 4 lands in the top spot on the GfK Chart-Track's PC top 30 chart for the week ending November 14th. The top three titles on the list are new, as Football Manager 2016 debuts at number two and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void lands at number three.


  11. Pornhub reveals traffic dropped 10% the day Fallout 4 was releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Daily Mail

    On the day of its release last week, Fallout 4 was said to have led to an increase in people taking sick days from work. Analytics data from Pornhub reveals that traffic dropped by as much as 10 per cent on the day of release, which the site blames directly on people being distracted by the game.


  12. Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) Multiplayer is king - Halo 5's is easily ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Daily Echo

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  13. How 2 Torchlight devs used new tricks to build an old-school space gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Gamasutra

    Game development has changed significantly in the last twenty years, and as many developers push through a daunting discoverability problem it's worth taking a moment to study how others have adapted to thrive in the midst of that ol' " indiepocalypse ." Erich Schaefer and Travis Baldree are a prime example.


  14. Xbox One finally finds its feet with backwards compatibility, games-focused dashboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | The Age

    On Friday Microsoft began rolling out the biggest software update yet to its Xbox One console, adding backwards compatibility and a new layout that puts games front and centre, while also fixing many of the vestigial issues left over from the console's botched launch. The Xbox One has come a long way since its introduction, when then Xbox boss Don Mattrick positioned it as an always-online general entertainment box with a mandatory Kinect sensor.


  15. cheapest way to get Xbox one system before ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Cheap Ass Gamer

    I'm not where near as good at you guys for finding deals so I'll ask for help. I have to buy 2 xbones for my son and I for Christmas and looking for the absolute cheapest way to get them new .


  16. Xbox One outsold PlayStation 4 in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 |

    Thanks to 'Halo 5: Guardians,' the Microsoft Xbox One was able to overtake the Sony PlayStation 4 in sales last month. According to The NPD Group, Halo 5 was the best selling video game of the month, as well.


  17. Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Video Pokes Fun At SonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Cinema Blend News

    If you're looking for marketing that feels like a blast from the past , then you'll want to check out a recent clip made to explain how Xbox One's backward compatibility works. Coming to us from Xbox On , the following clip harkens back to a day when the folks at Sony, Microsoft, Sega and the like weren't afraid to openly taunt one another.


  18. Can Videogames Make You a Better Race-Car Driver?Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 15 | Isegoria

    The first time that Brendon Blake, a 41-year-old physical therapist from Flowery Branch, Ga., careened around the nearby Road Atlanta racetrack, his instructor was taken aback. Mr. Blake, despite being a total beginner, was fast .


  19. Next Major Xbox One Update Scheduled For February 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Ubergizmo

    Earlier this week Microsoft released a major update for the Xbox One which brings a whole new dashboard experience to the console powered by Windows 10. It also adds backwards compatibility , removes support for Kinect gestures for navigation , aside from making tweaks to improve stability and performance. The next major Xbox One update won't be coming too soon though, it's currently scheduled for February 2016, according to Microsoft's director of program management Mike Ybarra.


  20. The first big 'Halo 5' update brings 16-player vehicle battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Engadget

    Whatever you think of Halo 5 's solo component , 343 Industries is determined to keep you interested in the multiplayer part. As part of a first content drop due next week , the studio is introducing 16-player Big Team Battles where vehicles play a big role.