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Why Video Games Love Special Forces Heroes

These action heroes represent what both a confused public and video games makers themselves crave so desperately: absolute certainty, whatever war's complexities.<p>"With tensions already high and fearing for Phillips' safety, my team-mates opened fire. In seconds, all three pirates crumbled under the …

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The Big Problem With Console Generations, According To Xbox's Director

Xbox brand director Albert Penello was on a podcast recently to talk about the future of console generations and the future of the Xbox brand, …

Xbox Scorpio: Not Every Game Will Run at 4k/60fps Says Microsoft Exec

Xbox Scorpio: Not Every Game Will Run at 4k/60fps<p>The hype for Xbox Scorpio is real and one of the biggest reasons is its ability to run games at …

Now you can turn off the Xbox One's power-on chime

Feature added to minor OS update available now<p>There's an esoteric but still useful feature coming to Xbox One with the console's latest update: The ability to deactivate its power-on chime, or control when it rings.<p>Released yesterday, the update adds the option to the Xbox One's Settings: Power & …

No wonder Microsoft's Xbox One S console is so beautiful, look who designed it

We really dug the Xbox One S, calling it "svelte and good-looking." The latest update to Microsoft’s flagship gaming console is a very pretty box, and now we know why: Andrew Kim was part of the design team.<p>In case the name doesn’t ring a bell, Kim is a "visual and product" designer who came to …

The Week in Movies - huge Avengers: Infinity War characters revealed! Secret Big Lebowski spin-off, Mission: Impossible 6 comes to a halt and more...

<i>The Week in Movies discusses the last seven days in cinema, including a huge confirmation of who will will appear in Avengers: Infinity War, is a</i> …

Phone company reveals where unused data goes

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You have a data plan.<p>Sometimes you use your monthly allowance. Sometimes you don't.<p>Some phone companies roll over your unused data, at least for a month.<p>But what happens if you have a plan that doesn't roll …