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Xbox One 2015 Report Card - Game of the Year 2015

To mark the start of GameSpot’s Game of the Year 2015 series, over the following four days we will publish annual performance reviews of all the home game platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and PC.<p>We start with Microsoft’s once-divisive home console, which has undergone a striking …

Jordan ‘CaptainSparklez’ Maron lives the fairy tale life of getting paid to play Minecraft (interview)

Jordan “CaptainSparklez” Maron has had a charmed life as a YouTuber and Twitch livestreamer. He quit college to stream games on Twitch and post videos of his Minecraft play on YouTube. And now he makes a living at it, with more than 8.75 million subscribers and 1.6 billion video views.<p>He has had a …

Destiny review: no fate

Destiny suggests potential it never realizes<p><i>Editor's Note: Destiny has been repeatedly called ... well, it depends on who you ask. Bungie has used terminology from the MMO space to describe their new franchise, but has said it's not an MMO. Meanwhile, fans seem most comfortable calling it an MMO,</i> …

Destiny now offers a really easy way to farm exotic engrams, here's the trick

Every <i>Destiny</i> player wants exotic weapons and armor, but because those items are so powerful, they're exceedingly rare. They're less rare in <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i> because it's possible to farm exotic engrams with very little effort, thanks to a new item in Xur's inventory.<p>Xur, the tentacle-faced …

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Press Start: Tokyo Game Show, Hearthstone skullduggery and, oh yeah, Destiny

For the 0.2 percent of you who didn't know, <i>The Taken King</i> launched last week, and for the 0.2 percent of those who don't know what it is, it's not a tribute to Liam Neeson. It more or less remakes the most popular current console game.<p>As such the week was jampacked with <i>Destiny</i> news but a few other …

Xbox One Elite Controller Release Date Confirmed

Confirming earlier retail listings, Microsoft has now officially announced that the $150 Xbox One Elite controller will launch on October 27. That's the same day that Halo 5: Guardians is released.<p>The Xbox One Elite controller, which also works on PC, is more than twice as expensive as the standard …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Gets 1 TB PS4 Bundle

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Sony has now officially announced the 1 TB PlayStation 4 Call of Duty: Black Ops III bundle. As you can see, the console sports the well-known orange and black Black Ops colors. Also featured are three emblems on the front of the console to represent campaign (SOG Skull), multiplayer …

This Week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals With Gold Revealed

Microsoft has announced this week's lineup of Xbox One and Xbox 360 offers on Xbox Live as part of its ongoing Deals With Gold promotion. Xbox One owners can save on Batman: Arkham Knight, Alien: Isolation, and Payday 2, while discounted Xbox 360 titles include Battlefield: Bad Company 2, DmC: …