Volgarr the Viking spearheads November’s Xbox Live Games with Gold
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Volgarr the Viking spearheads November’s Xbox Live Games with Gold

Microsoft’s Xbox Live Games with Gold titles for November are Volgarr the Viking, Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise, and Red Faction: Guerrilla, the company announced today. Volgarr the Viking is the latest ID@Xbox title for Xbox One. The 2D side-scroller, Castlevania-like in nature, first debuted on Steam for Windows PC September 13, 2013, met with ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action promo puts viewers inside an exo suit
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action promo puts viewers inside an exo suit

As per the usual for a new Call of Duty, publisher Activision has released a live-action promo for this year’s near-future entry. And while mildly entertaining to see exoskeletal hijinks in mostly live-action (because heavy FX and stunts abound, naturally), it’s thoroughly exhausting to see Activision find some half-assed excuse to find away to objectify ... Read More»
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Minecraft getting Steampunk and Halloween texture packs on Xbox
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Minecraft getting Steampunk and Halloween texture packs on Xbox

Microsoft has announced that Minecraft users on Xbox 360 and Xbox One are getting two new texture packs today, October 29. The Halloween texture pack will be free for all users to download, while the Steampunk Pack will set players back $1. Both packs include a themed user interface to suit the textures, as well as ... Read More»
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Battlefield Hardline release date finalized, probably
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Battlefield Hardline release date finalized, probably

Battlefield Hardline will launch March 17, 2015 in North America and Marh 19 in U.K, publisher Electronic Arts announced in a financial report posted online today. Originally slated for this fall, Visceral and EA decided to delay Hardline in order to incorporate changes based on player feedback from its beta only a month after its ... Read More»
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Keep your shirts on streamers, Twitch demands
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Keep your shirts on streamers, Twitch demands

Video game streaming service Twitch is no longer letting streams dress provocatively or consume alcohol at frat-like levels while on camera, according to the company’s recently updated rules of conduct. Among the established, understandable rules of conduct—don’t throw around racist, sexist, homophobic hate speech and whatnot—the updated rules now include dressing appropriately (as in no ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass trailer shows off exclusive day-one MP map
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass trailer shows off exclusive day-one MP map

A new video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s season pass content highlights the launch-day season pass–exclusive map, Atlas Gorge. The season pass, of course, nets players all four planned Advanced Warfare DLC packs—Havoc, Ascendance, Supremacy, and Reckoning—for $50 (versus $60 if purchased individually at 15 bucks a pop). The first of these, Havoc, will ... Read More»
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How To Make Custom Backgrounds For Xbox One
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How To Make Custom Backgrounds For Xbox One

One Angry Gamer “So you learned about the whole custom background thing for the Xbox One in the November update, eh? Well, Larry “Major ‘Flip Switcher’ Nelson” Hryb has released a pretty simple, step-by-step guide on how to customize the background of the Xbox One without having to go through any strenuous, technical steps. Unless, ... Read More»
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The First Halo: Nightfall Trailer Is Out Now – @AggroGamer News
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The First Halo: Nightfall Trailer Is Out Now – @AggroGamer News

AggroGamer: “We Have The First Trailer For Halo: Nightfall To Show Us How The Show Looks Just Before The November Release Date It looks like we finally have our first good look at Halo: Nightfall which is still slated to release on November 11th. This new trailer also comes alongside the announcement of HaloFest which ... Read More»
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Respawn reveals Titanfall’s Content Update 8, including new four-player co-op mode
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Respawn reveals Titanfall’s Content Update 8, including new four-player co-op mode

Titanfall’s eighth content update will add a four-player wave-based co-op and two other modes, developer Respawn Entertainment revealed in a Twitch stream today. Called Frontier Defense, the wave-based co-op mode is pretty stock Horde mode trade, with more challenging waves following one after the other. These waves, however, will be comprised of new enemy types ... Read More»
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Upcoming Keanu Reeves character John Wick joining the Payday 2 crew as free DLC
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Upcoming Keanu Reeves character John Wick joining the Payday 2 crew as free DLC

John Wick, the titular character of the upcoming Keanu Reeves action flick, will be added to the playable Payday 2 crew roster tomorrow as free DLC, developer Overkill Software announced today. Along with Wick’s staggering Keanu Reeves beauty, the anti-hero will bring with him a new perk system. Appropriately named Hitman, the new perk’s signature ... Read More»
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Latest Dragon Age: Inquisition video shines spotlights on Iron Bull, Sera, and Dorian
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Latest Dragon Age: Inquisition video shines spotlights on Iron Bull, Sera, and Dorian

The latest installment of BioWare’s gameplay features video series for Dragon Age: Inquisition shines a light on three of the nine followers the Inquisitor will gather along her or his quest. Three of the Inquisitor’s nine total companions are overviewed in the video: the mercenary commander and Qunari powerhouse Iron Bull, the “chaotic” criminal leader ... Read More»
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Xbox One Is Getting Crazy Customization In November Too – @AggroGamer News
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Xbox One Is Getting Crazy Customization In November Too – @AggroGamer News

AggroGamer: “The November Update For Xbox One Will Be Bringing Home Screen And Background Customization As Well As Many Other Features It is no big surprise that the Xbox One is getting another update in November. From the look of things it looks like the Xbox One updates are happening monthly as opposed to the ... Read More»
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Dead Rising film lead cast announced, Rob Riggle to star as Frank West
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Dead Rising film lead cast announced, Rob Riggle to star as Frank West

Capcom today revealed the actors and actress who will be stepping into the roles of Frank West, Pyro, Logan, and Jordan in the upcoming Dead Rising: Watchtower live-action film. Rob Riggle of Daily Show and 21 Jump Street fame will be flexing his photography skills (probably not with moose-knuckle focus) as Frank West. Harley Morenstein, ... Read More»
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Baseballs and Dragon Balls abound in this week’s Deals with Gold
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Baseballs and Dragon Balls abound in this week’s Deals with Gold

This week’s Deals with Gold include R.B.I. Baseball 14 on both Xbox One and Xbox 360, a pair of Dragon Ball Z games on 360, and more. On Xbox One, R.B.I. Baseball 14 is joined by Strike Suit Zero Director’s Cut and Zombie Driver Ultimate Edition, both 50 percent off, plus the Forza Motorsport 5 ... Read More»
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Jade Raymond leaving Ubisoft after 10 years
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Jade Raymond leaving Ubisoft after 10 years

Ubisoft Toronto managing director and executive producer Jade Raymond is leaving Ubisoft after 10 years with the company, she announced today. Raymond began her career with Sony, then moved to EA, but rose to prominence within the industry at Ubisoft as producer on Assassin’s Creed and executive producer on Assassin’s Creed II. She has also ... Read More»
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