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Xbox Boss Talks About Ambition To Preserve Compatibility For A Long Time

Microsoft's Project Scorpio will play Xbox One games and also hundreds of Xbox 360 titles through backwards compatibility. But will the console <i>after</i> Scorpio offer backwards compatibility?<p>Someone asked Xbox boss Phil Spencer on Twitter if all future Xbox consoles will have backwards compatibility by …

RBI Baseball 17 Cover Star Announced

MLB The Show 17 isn't the only officially licensed MLB game coming out this spring. R.B.I. Baseball 17 is also on the way, and it was confirmed today that Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is on the cover. He lit it up last year, batting .308 with 26 home runs and winning NL Rookie of the …

Microsoft Xbox One backwards compatibility: When can we expect to see Black Ops 2 and Modern Warfare 2 joining the fray?

Microsoft could shortly announce Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Black Ops 2 as being backwards compatible on Xbox One.<p>At a time when newer Xbox …

Did ‘Death Stranding’ Creator Hideo Kojima Just Reveal Reason Behind Konami Exit?

Japanese video game designer Hideo Kojima worked for Konami for three decades, so it was a bit of a shock when he officially exited the company in …

Everything We Know About MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA So Far

It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly five years since the release of <i>Mass Effect 3</i>; it’s truly been quite the journey to the release of <i>Mass</i> …

Parabole and RavensCourt Bringing Survival Game Kona to PS4 and Xbox One

<i>Kona</i> has been out on Steam Early Access since March of last year and now the mysterious survival game is moving to consoles. The French Canadian …

Suspended – Medium

'Ace Combat 7' Is No Longer Exclusive To PS4

In a move that’s not overly surprising considering the current climate of console game sales, <i>Ace Combat 7</i> is no longer a PS4 exclusive and is now planned to be released on both Xbox One and PC.<p>Admittedly, the PS4 version may still be a timed exclusive, as we don’t know the release date for the …

With Switch and Xbox Scorpio On The Horizon, What Will PlayStation Do To Counter?

This year promises to be an interesting one for fans of console gaming, with not one, but two new game consoles launching. In March, Nintendo …

Ranking the Top 12 Xbox One Exclusive Games of 2017

With the recent crushing cancellation of Scalebound, the totally insane co-op action RPG from Platinum Games, Xbox One gamers have suffered a big …

Xbox

Xbox Boss Hopes For More Cross-Play Games, Talks Project Scorpio

Earlier this week, Microsoft rolled out cross-play multiplayer support for Gears of War 4, allowing Xbox One users to play against people on PC. Now, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has spoken out to say he hopes more games support cross-play in the future, though Halo Wars 2 won't be among them.<p>"I hope …

The best 4K TVs you can buy for gaming in 2018

It's becoming very clear that 4K is the way to go if you want the best gaming experience in your living room, or any other room in the house for that …

Fun Arcade Racer Moto Racer 4 Available Now on Xbox One and PS4

Moto Racer 4 Hits Xbox One and PS4<p>Microïds announced today that its popular arcade racing series is back on track as ‘Moto Racer 4’ is now available …

Motorcycles

Mass Effect: Andromeda "Running Awesome" Right Now, BioWare Says

It's been a long road to launch, but Mass Effect: Andromeda's March release date is coming up. Now, two BioWare developers have teased the game again, tweeting pictures of the game's main slate on the home screens for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.<p>Producer Michael Gamble kicked things off with an …

The race for 4K: how Project Scorpio targets ultra HD gaming

The race for 4K gaming has begun. PlayStation 4 Pro is in the marketplace, and while success in supporting ultra HD gaming varies dramatically …

PS4 Pro

Jan 24-30 - Xbox Live Deals with Gold Include Battlefield1 and Titanfall 2

This Week, an Extra Special List of Discounts for Xbox Live Gold Members<p>Here we are, another month of savings following the biggest month of all. …

Gaming Industry

Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s theme music is better than anything coming out of Hollywood

I can’t stop listening to the theme music from new Zelda trailer.<p>Nintendo released one of the best game trailers ever earlier this month when it showed off a new preview for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for its upcoming Switch console. That device launches with the new entry in …

Spiritual successor to Descent, Sublevel Zero, is headed to PS4 and Xbox One

Six degrees of freedom returns to consoles for the first time in a decade<p><i>Sublevel Zero Redux</i>, a game inspired by the 1996 classic <i>Descent</i>, is coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Developer SigTrap says that it’s the first time that a six-degrees-of-freedom shooter will be available on a console …

Resident Evil 7 in VR is a scary but compromised experience

The PlayStation VR mode is more of a curiosity than a necessity<p>With its launch today, <i>Resident Evil 7</i> becomes one of the first blockbuster games playable entirely in virtual reality (provided you’re playing on the PS4, that is). In theory, it’s a perfect fit. With its new first-person perspective, …

Nintendo Switch: Here's every launch game we know about (so far)

Nintendo’s mobile/handheld Switch game console arrives on March 3. And as that date approaches, we’re seeing new titles step up.<p>The tally so far is …

Gaming

Ori and the Blind Forest Dev Calls PS4 Pro "Half-assed" Next to Scorpio

Scorpio Must Be Pretty Powerful next to PS4 Pro, Cuz Them Some Fightin’ Words<p>You can find it all on Reddit. Thomas Mahler, a developer for Xbox One’s</i> …

PS4 Pro

Everything We Know About Xbox 'Project Scorpio' So Far

Microsoft calls Project Scorpio — the company’s edgy codename for its revamped, boutique Xbox One due by holiday 2017 — the “most powerful console …

Take a Closer Look at Xbox One's Red and Green/Orange Controllers

The Xbox One controller has already seen a ton of color options over the years (and even more thanks to Microsoft’s Xbox Design Lab to make …

Watch Dogs 2 Free Demo Hits PS4, Coming to Xbox One Next Week

Ubisoft has announced a free demo version of Watch Dogs 2.<p>Available now on PlayStation 4 and coming to Xbox One on January 24, the demo lets you play the full game for three hours. This includes access to all features, including co-op and multiplayer. The online elements require a membership to …

LGBTQ-friendly dating game Kitty Powers’ Matchmaker is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

One of the most inclusive games is about to reach a larger audience.<p>Developer Magic Notion announced today that its dating sim Kitty Powers’ Matchmaker is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 7. Kitty Powers’ Matchmaker features LGBTQ-friendly characters. Most other games of this type …

Daily Deals: Injustice 2: Ultimate Edition, Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X

Plus savings on new TVs and slick solar-powered exterior lights for your home.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p><i>Welcome to IGN's Daily</i> …

Call of Duty

Microsoft teases new performance tweaks for Xbox One and PCs

The Xbox One has gone through quite a few iterations both in terms of software and hardware, each time making the system incrementally better than …

Windows 10

No HDR Support for Halo Wars 2 at Launch, Still Looks Amazing in 4K

343 Studios Hints at HDR Support for Future Titles, Halo Wars 2 Will Release Without, but Still Looks Fantastic in 4K<p>Some people out there are …

Halo Wars

Halo 6 Might Be Project Scorpio Launch Game

343 Industries, the dev team responsible for the Halo franchise, has just lost one of its key guiding forces. Would this high-ranking exec jump ship …

Xbox One

Gears of War 4 Server Issues: Here's How Microsoft Is Responding

Gears of War 4's multiplayer faced some server issues over the weekend.<p>In response to this, Microsoft has announced that it's extending some services and more to make up for the downtime. Additionally, a Double XP weekend is coming up.<p>In a post on the Gears of War Facebook page, Microsoft explained …