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Boosting Xbox One CPU now in production

Boosting Xbox One CPU now in production

Yusuf Mehdi, Xbox chief marketing officer, announced at the Citi Global Technology Conference held in New York on Sept. 4 that Xbox One’s CPU has been boosted to 150MHz, raising it from 1.6GHz to 1.75GHz. Last month, Microsoft corporate vice president Marc Whitten announced that the company will be raising the system’s GPU clock speed

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Sony says Elder Scrolls Online not originally planned for consoles

Sony says Elder Scrolls Online not originally planned for consoles

Console gamers can consider themselves lucky. Adam Boyes, VP of publisher and developer relations of SCEA, told Game Informer that a console version of the online game arose after several meetings between Sony and Bethesda. “That game was never planned to come to consoles,” Boyes said. “[Bethesda] was like, ‘We’re not planning it,’ and I’m

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New Ubisoft games potentially revealed

New Ubisoft games potentially revealed

A Ubisoft Digital Day autumn event has created some buzz as an image from the event has potentially revealed several unannounced games including Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD, Assassin’s Creed Pirates, and Endwar Online. Alongside the games mentioned above, Autodance 2, Rayman Fiesta Run, Rabbids Big Bang, and Valient Hearts: The Great War complete the list

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Microsoft surprised by out pour of Xbox One negativity

Microsoft surprised by out pour of Xbox One negativity

The massive amount of negativity following the Xbox One’s original used game and DRM policies surprised the company, said Xbox exec. Albert Penello. In an interview with Rev3Games, Penello said, “We knew it was going to be a controversial decision. Was I surprised how negative the reaction was going to be? Yes.” He said the

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State of Decay coming to PC

State of Decay coming to PC

Undead Sanya, developer of State of Decay spoke up on NeoGAF, explaining how the highly-acclaimed zombie sandbox game will transition itself over from consoles to PCs through Steam. The controller-only version of the game will be launched on Steam Early Access. He said no specific date can be announced yet because it’s completely up to

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Fourth expansion for Black Ops II dated for PS3 and PC

Fourth expansion for Black Ops II dated for PS3 and PC

The fourth and final DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II arrives on Sept. 26 with the release of Apocalypse for the PC and PlayStation 3. The expansion, which arrived on Xbox Live last month, contains 4 new multiplayer maps alongside Origins, the all-new Zombie mode that reunites players with the original heroes

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Xbox Live Rewards Program up and running

Xbox Live Rewards Program up and running

Following the closure of Microsoft Points, the new Xbox Live Rewards program is now up and running allowing players to earn credits, which can be converted to local currency for use on the Xbox Stores. Members can obtain credits several different ways, from renewing a Gold membership earning them 3,000 credits, to playing a new

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Xbox One to be more accessible than predecessor at launch

Xbox One to be more accessible than predecessor at launch

Despite record pre-order sales for the Xbox One, Phil Spencer, the vice-president of Microsoft Game Studios, said that customers won’t have to relive the struggles that accompanied the Xbox 360’s launch in 2005. “You want people to walk into the store and buy one day one,” he told Game Informer. He said that availability should

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Anger over Kojima's "Disgusting" character design

Anger over Kojima’s “Disgusting” character design

One angry tweet summed up Halo 4 designer David Ellis’ feelings towards game designer Hideo Kojima’s recent announcement regarding his plans to make a female character in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5 more erotic. On the heels of Kojima’s revealed plans, David Ellis – a designer for Spartan Ops in Halo 4 – tweeted

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Activision Releases New Call of Duty on ios

Activision Releases New Call of Duty on ios

This morning Activision released a new Call of Duty game called Call of Duty: Strike Team. The title is exclusive to iPhone and iPad and costs $6.99. There are also optional purchases through the app for virtual tokens, which unlock weapons in-game. According to The Guardian, the game takes place in the year 2020 and involves a

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Beyond:Two Souls Demo Coming in October

Beyond:Two Souls Demo Coming in October

Playstation fans itching to get their hands on Quantic Dream’s upcoming title, Beyond: Two Souls, will get a chance to experience the game on October 1st. Sony announced this morning that they will release a demo for the title next month. The demo is said to include two stages from the game. The first level,

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Microsoft Considering Backwards Compatibility for Xbox One

Microsoft Considering Backwards Compatibility for Xbox One

Microsoft has revealed they are considering backwards compatibility for Xbox One in the future. During an interview with GameSpot, Microsoft’s senior director Albert Penello hinted that the Xbox One’s streaming capabilities may be used to render games. He says that “there are so many things that the servers can do. Using our Azure cloud servers, sometimes

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