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Microsoft Already Has 80 Confirmed Enhanced Titles for the Xbox One X and It's Just the Beginning

80 Games Have Already Been Enhanced for the Xbox One X<p>Since the unveiling of the Xbox One X at E3 this year, many developers have come on board, …

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

Sony Is Taking The Concept Of PS4 Exclusivity Way Too Far

Sony is in a strong position this console generation in part because of its growing roster of must-have exclusive titles on PS4. These games are constantly used a cudgel to bludgeon Microsoft which has a far more sparse roster of Xbox-only titles. That’s been true the last few years, and this E3, …

The Best PC Gaming Controllers That Will Have You Playing for Hours

Become an even better gamer with one of these great controllers!<p>A dedicated controller makes a number of PC video games considerably more enjoyable. We rounded up the best offerings available on the market today.

That Time Nintendo and Sega Introduced 3D Gaming, In 1987

Years before Sega did what Nintendon’t the two gaming giants briefly went head to head in the newly discovered market of 3D gaming. It didn’t go very …

Electronic Arts Gets A Galaxy Of Money From Its Star Wars Mobile Game

The decision to get a multi-year license to use/publish Star Wars on games from Disney (DIS) is paying off well for Electronic Arts (EA). After …

I spent $150 on an Xbox controller—it was totally worth it

In late 2015, Microsoft excitedly launched the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller—a $150 video game controller for the Xbox One/Xbox One S. Naturally, it was met with outcries of "Are you flippin' kidding me right now? $150 for a video game controller?"<p>Described as "pro-level customization for a …

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Facebook officially addressed the conspiracy theory about listening to your phone calls

Conspiracists, stand down<p>Facebook has shut down rumors that it uses your mobile device's microphone to eavesdrop on conversations so it can better target ads. In a statement issued on June 2nd, Facebook said it "does not use your phone’s microphone to inform ads or to change what you see in News …

What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye? Science Explains

We thought it was just us.<p>If you've ever noticed tiny worm-like shapes or transparent blobs in your field of vision - you know, those things that …

State Department declares 22 Clinton emails 'top secret'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has confirmed for the first time that Hillary Clinton's home server contained closely guarded government …

Lake Erie + Freezing Temperatures Turn A Car Into A Block Of Ice

It almost looks like an ice sculpture, but there's a real car hidden in there.<p>It'll take more than an ice scraper and a defroster to get this car back on the road.<p>Photos and video going viral on social media show a car frozen in ice next to Lake Erie near Buffalo, New York, after a one-two punch of …

Netflix is now available in almost every country in the world

Netflix has now gone truly global after launching in more than 130 new countries across the world, the company announced at CES in Las Vegas<p>Netflix is now available in almost every country in the world, following the company's presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.<p>"With …

Rise of the Tomb Raider is best played on Xbox One

Tomb Raider's Microsoft marriage<p>When it was first announced, Rise of the Tomb Raider was controversially touted as an Xbox One and Xbox 360 …

‘Star Wars’ Shows Off The Dark Side In This Special Thanksgiving Trailer For ‘The Force Awakens’

This Thanksgiving, let’s all be thankful that <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is less than a month away from public consumption and that as the date draws near, more trailers are slowly coming out of the woodwork. Today, a new trailer was released that is more focused on The New Order and the threat …

"Italian Job" Lamborghini Miura put up for sale

In 1969, a film called <i>The Italian Job</i>was shown in theaters. If you're a fan of Italian sports cars, it had one of the greatest opening sequences in …

Broad City Spoofs Tomb Raider in Hilarious New Video

<i>Broad City’s</i> Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson collaborated with Xbox to promote their upcoming third season and the new <i>Rise of the Tomb Raider</i> game in …

Xbox One + Philips Hue LEDs = Technicolor madness (and one awesome apartment)

As your home gets smarter and more of your devices begin working closer together, a few amazing connections are about to be made. And not all of them …

10 mistakes you might be making in the first 10 minutes of the workday

If you show up late to the office or get sucked into an overflowing inbox, you could easily get thrown off and have a hard time focusing for the rest of the day.<p>We did some research and rounded up 10 common traps that can ensnare you within the first 10 minutes of your workday. Read on to find out …

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Xbox Is "Fundamentally Important" to Microsoft, CFO Says

There were once rumors that Microsoft was planning to spin off its Xbox division, but that's in the past. Microsoft CFO Amy Hood emphatically stressed today at the UBS Global Technology Conference that gaming is financially relevant and "fundamentally important" to Microsoft in the future.<p>"Xbox is …

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7 Surprising Smoothie Ingredients For Weight-Loss Success

If your diet is lacking in enough nutrients, adding a smoothie to your diet can help immensely. Toss any of these seven ingredients into your next smoothie along with your favorite fruits to get their nutritional benefits without sacrificing taste.<p><b>Broccoli:</b> The fiber-rich vegetable helps keep you …

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Pizza Hut

For nearly six decades, Pizza Hut has been slinging hot, cheesy pies to hungry consumers all over the world. There are more than 15,000 locations in …

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void sells 1M copies in 24 hours

Blizzard Entertainment said today that more than 1 million people have purchased StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void in its first 24 hours on sale.<p>The PC sci-fi real-time strategy game expansion is the long-awaited finale in the StarCraft II story. Legacy of the Void is perhaps one of the biggest PC …

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Fallout Inspires These Disney Princess Artist Makeovers

Here's something to pass the time while you wait for Fallout 4 to arrive. Artist Petarsaur has published some unique images on Deviantart (via <i>Game Informer</i>) of Disney Princesses drawn to look like they live in the world of Fallout. Take a look at a decidedly different Snow White below, while the …

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You can buy Fallout 4's Nuka-Cola Quantum at Target next month

Fallout fans will soon be able to irradiate their taste buds with real-life Nuka-Cola Quantum — bottles of the carbonated soft drink will be available to purchase exclusively at Target this fall, according to the series' official Twitter account.<p>Bethesda Softworks, publisher of the Fallout series, …

Welcome to Time Out

Go to the content Go to the footer<p>Worldwide<p><b>Popular cities</b> London New York Paris Chicago Los Angeles Lisbon Hong Kong Sydney Melbourne Porto Singapore …

Gaming Companies Are Ahead of the Digital Marketing Curve

Dedicated gamers are a tough demo to crack, and when it comes to advertising, they have little patience for ads that interrupt their experience. …

Ready up! Star Wars Battlefront's Beta starts Oct. 8 for PS4, Xbox One & PC

A few weeks back, EA revealed that Star Wars Battlefront would be receiving a beta for the upcoming multiplayer shooter and today we now know when …

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You Haven't Discovered All of Destiny's Secrets Yet, Bungie Says

Destiny's Taken King expansion has been out for more than a week now, and some fireteams have slayed its newest enemy, Oryx, and reached the new level cap. So what's left to do in the game?<p>"Plenty," according to Bungie. The Taken King is just one part of Destiny's "Year Two" content, the developer …

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Bethesda Shows off Perks in Fallout 4

Which perks do you want most?<p>Bethesda has revealed the entire character perk tree from Fallout 4.<p>Like in past Fallout games, perks are unlockable …

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