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Xbox Free Games with Gold for May 2017 Revealed

Xbox Free Games with Gold for May 2017 Revealed As is standard with the Xbox Games with Gold program these days, May 2017 will feature two titles for Xbox One and two titles for Xbox 360.Though with digital Backwards Compatibility all four games will run smoothly on Xbox One.

Xbox One S vs. PlayStation 4 ‘Slim’: Which mid-generation console upgrade is worth your money?

Xbox One S vs. PlayStation 4 ‘Slim’: Which mid-generation console upgrade is worth your money? Though the PlayStation 4 originally launched with one standard configuration, there are now two different options for players to choose from.The PlayStation 4 Pro boasts some updated hardware that’ll allows gamers to play certain titles in upscaled 4K resolution, with support for high dynamic resolution (HDR) settings and improved framerates.

New Project Scorpio Images Compare Graphics to Xbox One

New Project Scorpio Images Compare Graphics to Xbox One That’s finally changed, as Microsoft recently hosted a private event where the technology giant demonstrated Project Scorpio’s 4K enhancements, providing several different examples that showed what a dramatic upgrade Project Scorpio’s visuals are over the 1080p Xbox One.Essentially, though: these images are meant to sell gamers on those sweet, sweet teraflops of GPU power nestled in Project Scorpio.

Xbox Maintenance Will Impact Backward Compatible Games

Xbox Maintenance Will Impact Backward Compatible Games The maintenance period will affect both Xbox 360 and backward compatible games on Xbox One.Any gamers playing titles on Xbox 360 or one of the more than 300 backward compatible games on Xbox One during the maintenance time may get disconnected “one or more times.

New Graphics Comparisons Highlight What Project Scorpio Brings to the 1080p, 4K Table

New Graphics Comparisons Highlight What Project Scorpio Brings to the 1080p, 4K Table These demos don’t use game assets, but they are indicative of how developers can leverage the improved performance of Project Scorpio over and above what’s offered by the Xbox One.First, here’s 1080p versus downsampled 1080p, versus 4K in a BioShock Infinite-like tech demo with a steampunk aesthetic.

Nintendo Switch Sales Boom, Could Surpass Wii U in Just Over a Year

Nintendo Switch Sales Boom, Could Surpass Wii U in Just Over a Year When Nintendo announced the Switch, many weren’t quite sure what to make of it, or how much of an opportunity it represented.Fortunately for Nintendo, all of these issues have proven minor hiccups rather than show-stopping problems.

Xbox Boss Says Games Like Zelda, Horizon Don’t Have Same Impact

Xbox Boss Says Games Like Zelda, Horizon Don’t Have Same Impact Regarding story-driven games such as Horizon: Zero Dawn and those in The Legend of Zelda franchise, Spencer believes they’re losing their impact.“I’ve looked at things like Netflix and HBO, where great content has been created because there’s this subscription model,” Spencer stated.

Dead Space 2 and 3 Playable Via Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Dead Space 2 and 3 Playable Via Xbox One Backward Compatibility Among those games were Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3, but fans of the titles need not wait any longer.After all, the Dead Space sequels are now available through Xbox One backward compatibility.

Spencer Clarifies Comments on Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn

Spencer Clarifies Comments on Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn Head of Xbox Phil Spencer received some heat from gamers earlier this week for making comments about narrative-heavy games like Horizon: Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild losing their impact in today’s gaming landscape.Perhaps it was the phenomenal success of both of those games this year that caused gamers to scratch their heads so much at the remark.

Microsoft Should Bring Back These Long-Forgotten Xbox Franchises

Microsoft Should Bring Back These Long-Forgotten Xbox Franchises I’ve never played this game before, so I’m glad I’m now finally able to enjoy it on my Xbox One.I asked around and compiled a list of beloved Xbox games that deserve to be brought back.

Xbox One vs. Project Scorpio: Which should you buy?

Xbox One vs. Project Scorpio: Which should you buy? With its upcoming new version of the Xbox One, codenamed “Project Scorpio,” Microsoft wants to convince you that adding more technical firepower shouldn’t be reserved for new consoles.While the Scorpio is a still an Xbox One, it’s heftier, faster, more powerful under the hood.

Xbox Boss: Fable IP ‘Has a Lot of Interesting Places It Could Go’

Xbox Boss: Fable IP ‘Has a Lot of Interesting Places It Could Go’ It hasn’t been an easy few years for fans of the Fable franchise.Since Lionhead Studios was closed down by Microsoft, the popular IP has been bounced around in discussions with little indication it would ever see another title added to its polarizing lineage.

Resident Evil Series on Sale on Xbox This Week

Resident Evil Series on Sale on Xbox This Week For those excited by the Capcom sale specifically for the Resident Evil series who are wondering what the cost of each of the titles are now, they will likely be surprised at how much cheaper they have become.The original Resident Evil is now $10, Resident Evil 0 is $12, Resident Evil 4 is $10, Resident Evil 5 is $10, Resident Evil 6 is $10, Resident Evil 7 is $39, and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Deluxe Edition is $12.

5 cutting-edge trends that defined (and revived) the PC in 2016

5 cutting-edge trends that defined (and revived) the PC in 2016 It was only in 2016 that the personal digital assistant became a PC phenomenon, however.But more than anything, what 2016 accomplished for practical AI was to start making us comfortable with its presence in our lives.

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Dev Kit Showcased in New Video

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Dev Kit Showcased in New Video After releasing stills of the Project Scorpio dev kit, Microsoft has provided an in-motion look at the device.Jez Corden, senior editor at Windows Central, shared a video of Microsoft’s Project Scorpio dev kit on his Twitter account, and fans are buzzing.

Halo Inducted into Video Game Hall of Fame

Halo Inducted into Video Game Hall of Fame It is hard to accurately convey the importance of the Halo series to the video game industry, especially to those unfamiliar with the game’s humble beginnings as a fresh first-person shooter IP for Microsoft’s Xbox console.More recently, however, Halo has become a much more fluid series capable of providing meaningful entries into more than just one genre.

Xbox One Parity Clause Means No Gang Beasts Release

Xbox One Parity Clause Means No Gang Beasts Release Gamers hoping to see Gang Beasts fight its way to Xbox One, however, are in for a bad time: game studio Boneloaf has stated that Microsoft’s stringent parity clause is a major deterrent in bringing the title to the Xbox One.The Xbox One parity clause guarantees the delivery of things like Xbox One exclusive content, or ensures that games launch at the same time for Xbox as they do on rival consoles.

‘The Division,’ Ubisoft’s open-world shooter, is free to try through weekend

‘The Division,’ Ubisoft’s open-world shooter, is free to try through weekend Ubisoft has announced a free weekend for The Division for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (via UPlay).ET, while PC players will get cut off a bit earlier on Sunday, May 7, at 4 p.

The ‘Gears of War’ movie is bringing in the ‘Avatar’ sequel screenwriter

The ‘Gears of War’ movie is bringing in the ‘Avatar’ sequel screenwriter Shane Salerno, who’s working on the four planned sequels to James Cameron’s Avatar hitting theaters between 2020 and 2025, will pen the script for the Gears of War movie.Salerno previously worked on the script for Michael Bay’s 1998 asteroid-disaster thriller Armageddon and Oliver Stone’s 2012 film Savages.