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'Cuphead' finally gets a release date, and it's coming soon

'Cuphead' finally gets a release date, and it's coming soon At last, the beautifully hand-drawn indie game Cuphead got a release date for Xbox One and Windows 10: Sept.29.

Outrageously popular Twitch game coming to Xbox One, Xbox One X

Outrageously popular Twitch game coming to Xbox One, Xbox One X Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is coming to the Xbox One and the new Xbox One X, Microsoft announced at its E3 presentation in Los Angeles today.The PC-only, battle-royale style multiplayer game Battlegrounds is regularly one of the most-watched games on Twitch.

New 'Metro' game is a beautiful breath of fresh air

New 'Metro' game is a beautiful breath of fresh air Microsoft revealed Metro Exodus at its E3 press conference in Los Angeles today, the latest entry in the post-apocalyptic Metro series that looks particularly attractive on the beefed-up Xbox One X console.The trailer includes classic Metro staples like dark, underground passageways, dead bodies, and giant mutant rats.

Here's the price, design, and release date of the Xbox One X

Here's the price, design, and release date of the Xbox One X Microsoft revealed the Xbox One X at its E3 press conference in Los Angeles, known up until today by its code name Project Scorpio.The Xbox One X launches Nov.

Microsoft's E3 Briefing is a Bit Longer This Year to Accommodate More Games

Microsoft's E3 Briefing is a Bit Longer This Year to Accommodate More Games This year's Microsoft event already looks a little different, as it's being held on Sunday of E3 week instead of Monday.Now there's another change, as Microsoft has announced that this year's Xbox briefing will run longer than its usual 90 minutes.

Hyperkin Bringing Back Original Xbox Controller for Xbox One

Hyperkin Bringing Back Original Xbox Controller for Xbox One Indeed, it was a revelation that very few fans saw coming, but it would appear that Hyperkin was already hard at work on preparing for just such a reveal – as the company has confirmed plans to resurrect The Duke on Xbox One.Those that owned the original Xbox console may recall that its controller was lovingly referred to as The Duke, and it was an absurdly-sized remote.

Microsoft's 4K-Ready Xbox One X Launches November 7th at $499

Microsoft's 4K-Ready Xbox One X Launches November 7th at $499 Dubbed “Xbox One X,” this high-powered gaming machine is designed for full-on 4K gaming and media playback.And when it ships on November 7th, it’ll cost $499 — twice that of the current Xbox One S.

Intel Quietly Threatens Microsoft, Qualcomm Over x86 Emulation

Intel Quietly Threatens Microsoft, Qualcomm Over x86 Emulation Enforcement actions have been unnecessary in recent years because other companies have respected Intel’s intellectual property rights.However, there have been reports that some companies may try to emulate Intel’s proprietary x86 ISA without Intel’s authorization.

Hovering Over Links Can Install New Malware

Hovering Over Links Can Install New Malware If someone can trick you into opening an email attachment or visiting a malware website, they can own your system.Security firm Trend Micro says a new method of delivering malware has popped up that doesn’t require you to even click on anything.

Surface Laptop Review Roundup: Nice Hardware, Windows 10 S Disappoints

Surface Laptop Review Roundup: Nice Hardware, Windows 10 S Disappoints With the Surface Laptop ($1,299 at Amazon), Microsoft decided to create a more conventional mass market design, but with a locked-down educational variant of the Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 S.The Verge describes the Windows 10 Store as an “app desert” and confirms you cannot change the default browser away from Edge.

Microsoft Issues Surprise Windows XP Patch to Protect From State-Sponsored Hackers

Microsoft Issues Surprise Windows XP Patch to Protect From State-Sponsored Hackers It turns out unpatched Windows XP is a target of state-sponsored hackers.The company still offers custom XP support for organizations that need to keep running the OS and are willing to pay for it.

Microsoft Exec: PS4 Pro Competes With Xbox One S, not Xbox One X

Microsoft Exec: PS4 Pro Competes With Xbox One S, not Xbox One X “I look at Pro as more of a competitor to S than I do to Xbox One X,” Spencer told Eurogamer in an extensive interview.That’s why we’re able to say, over 30 games will have 4K updates for Xbox One X when we launch it.

New Microsoft Whitepaper Details Windows 10's Built-in Ransomware Protection

New Microsoft Whitepaper Details Windows 10's Built-in Ransomware Protection Now, Microsoft has released a report on how Windows 10 is designed to prevent ransomware attacks.For older Windows versions like Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 that didn’t take the fix in security bulletin MS17-010, but had cloud protection turned on (in Microsoft Security Essentials or Windows Defender AV) WannaCrypt was prevented from executing.

Firefox 54 Finally Supports Multithreading, May Beat Chrome on RAM Usage

Firefox 54 Finally Supports Multithreading, May Beat Chrome on RAM Usage The new Firefox 54 is capable of using multiple threads simultaneously — a major step forward for the browser.With the release of Firefox 54, Mozilla has completed its transition to a multithreaded uarch.

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Review Roundup: Not Bad, Still Expensive

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Review Roundup: Not Bad, Still Expensive The Microsoft pen, which was formerly included in all but the cheapest Surface Pro 4’s, is now a separate purchase.This makes the new Surface Pro effectively $100 more expensive than previous older models, and The Verge notes that the “full Surface experience” will run you $1,528 if you buy a Surface Pro and $1,299 for the same specs in the Surface Laptop.

Minecraft's New 4K Textures Don't Even Look Like Minecraft

Minecraft's New 4K Textures Don't Even Look Like Minecraft With Microsoft at the helm, Minecraft has added new features and come to more platforms, but it hasn’t looked any different until now.This unifies most versions of Minecraft under the same game engine, known as Bedrock.

There's No Profit Margin for Microsoft on the Xbox One X

There's No Profit Margin for Microsoft on the Xbox One X Unlike the Xbox One and Xbox One S refresh, both of which made money from Day 1 and were profitable pieces of hardware, Microsoft isn’t earning a cent on the Xbox One X.When asked by Business Insider if the Xbox One X would be profitable for Microsoft, Spencer flatly answered “No.

The Best Games of E3 2017

The Best Games of E3 2017 In one sense, E3 2017 was something of a disappointment.Sure, Microsoft had its new half-step console to unveil, but we spent the majority of the press events watching trailers for games that we already knew about going in.

iFixit Labels the Surface Laptop a 'Glue-Filled Monstrosity'

iFixit Labels the Surface Laptop a 'Glue-Filled Monstrosity' At the time, the Surface Laptop seemed like any other thin-and-light PC Microsoft has pushed.According to iFixit, the Surface Laptop isn’t repairable at all.

Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S

Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S Previously, upgrading to Windows 10 Pro was a one-way affair, with no way to reset the machine to Windows 10 S.” The MacBook Pro isn’t particularly repairable, and it’s generally overpriced relative to equivalent hardware in the PC market.