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  1. Xbox introduces Netflix-style video game subscriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | DNA India

    Microsoft launched a subscription service for Xbox, letting players pay a monthly fee for access to a library of videogames for its console. People who already subscribe to an Xbox Gold service can pay an extra $10 monthly for the new "Game Pass," which will be available at the same cost to console users with Live accounts in any of 31 markets around the world at the start of June, according to product marketing director Parimal Deshpande.


  2. New Trailer Shows Off Titanfall 2's Newest MechRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Respawn Entertainment may have gotten off to an awfully slow start back in fall of 2016 due to being cannibalized by other big AAA shooters released during the time, but they've slowly been building up momentum thanks to having a quality product and a strong post-launch DLC plan. They've continued on with that plan with the release of a trailer for their newest mech set to arrive.


  3. Injustice 2 review for PS4, Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Gaming Age

    NetherRealm Studio's continued success in the fighting game space doesn't miss a beat with the release of Injustice 2 on PS4 and Xbox One. Both the single player and multiplayer sides of the DC Comics focused title manage to stand out as exceptional, especially when directly compared against some of its recent competitors.


  4. Bungie clarifies Destiny 2's server situation, says it 'invested heavily'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Polygon

    Destiny 2 's debut last week got a mixed reception, but one thing that disappointed everybody was the confirmation from developer Bungie that the game will not use dedicated servers . In its weekly update today, the studio provided more details on Destiny 2 's network infrastructure, hoping to assuage players' concerns and explain why the development team believes in the strategy it has chosen.


  5. Watch us play Vanquish on PCRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PC World

    Vanquish, the cult classic from Platinum Games, has finally arrived on PC thanks in part to a vocal fan base. Let's play through a bit of the beginning to see how it runs on a HP Omen X running an Intel Core i7 6700K and 2 Nvidia GTX 1080's! Vanquish , the cult classic from Platinum Games, has finally arrived on PC, thanks in part to a vocal fan base.


  6. Remember Beam? No? That's OK, Microsoft calls it Mixer nowRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    The company acquired Beam, a video game live-streaming platform, last August in response to the popularity of Amazon' Twitch and debut of YouTube Gaming. But, now, it has given Beam a new name: Mixer.


  7. Microsoft's Mixer Could Shake Up the Streaming GameRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TechNewsWorld

    Microsoft on Thursday announced Mixer, a rebranded version of its game-streaming service previously known as "Beam." In addition to the name change, the service will include a number of new features designed to attract more gamers.


  8. Microsoft Launches Xbox Game PassRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Press The Buttons

    The idea of a "Netflix for video games" isn't new by any means. Sony offers PlayStation Now which uses the old OnLive/Gaikai streaming option to deliver gaming experiences, while services like GameFly have been sending out rental discs by mail for years, but now Microsoft is set to deliver the best of both worlds with its Xbox Game Pass.


  9. Nintendo Switch Availability Report for May 25Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    On May 25, the GameStop Nintendo Switch bundle priced at $398.99 is the cheapest option to buy a Switch console online. The Nintendo Switch with Neon Joy-Con bundled with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe physical game and accessories ships within 24 hours from .


  10. Fallout 4 Is Getting A Free WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    If you missed out on Fallout 4 when it first launched back in 2015 and now you want to give the game a go, you can do so throughout this weekend... for free. The game will be available for both Xbox One and PC users, enabling gamers to play through the title without any restrictions.


  11. Not all retailers stink! Best Buy stock hits all-time highRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WVNY

    With apologies to Michael Stipe of R.E.M., it may be the end of the retail world as we know it. But Best Buy feels fine.


  12. Microsoft Renames Beam To Mixer, Adds New Streaming FeaturesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Microsoft today announced that it's renaming its Beam game streaming service to Mixer. The company says that this was a tough decision and not one that it made lightly.


  13. Divinity: Original Sin 2 Gets Official Launch DateRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    It will launch with a full single-player campaign along with PvP modes where players can create their own competitive combat arenas. The character creation system has also gotten a makeover, including a new origin story for a pirate dwarf by the name of Beast.


  14. Oh...Sir!! The Insult Simulator to PS4 May 28th, XBOX One early JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Gaming Nexus

    All of the gamers with inept comebacks can rest easy. The game full of different hairy ways to tell somebody what-for is coming to PS4 May 28th (XBOX users have to wait til the beginning of June.


  15. 'LEGO Worlds' (ALL) Update Adds Sandbox ModeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

    LEGO Worlds is a limitless collection of procedurally generated worlds made entirely of LEGO Bricks, where players build unique environments and define their own experience. In LEGO Worlds, players uncover hidden treasures in environments that range from fun to the fantastical, where worlds come to life with a dizzying variety of vehicles and creatures - from cowboys riding giraffes to vampires scaring Yetis, to steamrollers, racing cars and colossal digging machines.


  16. Daily Deals: 20% off Ultra Street Fighter 2 for SwitchRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IGN

    Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale.


  17. 'The Culling' brings 'Battle Royale'-style action to the Xbox One on June 2Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Fans of Battle Royale-style multiplayer games are in for a treat on June 2. That's when The Culling hits the Xbox One. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hasn't made it to consoles yet, but another brutal and addictive Battle Royale -inspired multiplayer game soon will.


  18. Microsoft's Beam streaming service is called Mixer nowRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | GHacks

    Microsoft revealed today that the company's Xbox One and Windows 10 streaming service Beam has been renamed to Mixer . The name change, according to Microsoft, was necessary to grow the service in every major market in the world, and because it symbolizes better what the service is about.


  19. Vanquish Lands on PC Alongside New Dev Diary VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Escapist

    You can now play Vanquish on PC, and Sega has a new dev diary that explains how the game came to be, and why director Shinji Mikami wanted to make it. Today is the day that PC gamers finally get to play Vanquish .


  20. The Microsoft-owned Twitch competitor you've never heard of has a new nameRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Boy Genius

    You're forgiven if you've never heard of Beam, the Twitch competitor bought up by Microsoft last year. Compared to its primary foe, it's a tiny fraction of the size in terms of channels and viewership, and it's largely flown under the radar since the acquisition.