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The best video game controller for the PC

Over the last decade, as more and more console titles have found prettier homes on the PC, and more and more indie action games hit the big time, the …

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Halo 5 Is Free To Play On Xbox One For A Limited Time This Weekend

For a limited time, all Xbox Live Gold members can play Halo 5: Guardians completely free. Microsoft announced today that from January 11 through January 14, all subscribers can play the entire game, comprising its campaign (solo, or online co-op) and the full multiplayer suite. This includes …

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Play Halo 5

<i>Halo 5: Guardians</i>, the most expansive <i>Halo</i> game ever released, will be free for Xbox Live Gold members from Thursday, January 11 at 12:01 a.m. PST …

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Halo TV series by Spielberg still in the works, says Showtime

Fans of the <i>Halo</i> Xbox videogame series have been enormously patient in waiting for the franchise's long-awaited television debut. The <i>Halo</i> TV series, …

Entertainment

Spielberg’s Halo TV Series Still in 'Very Active' Development

Steven Spielberg’s <i>Halo</i> TV series is still in “very active development.” Back in 2013, 343 Industries announced that Steven Spielberg would be serving …

TV

Halo Community Update - '18 AND UP

Welcome back! To be frank (or Grim, really), I’m not sure if that’s a welcome back to us, or you guys, but let’s go with it either way. 2018 has …

Halo

Microsoft's Xbox Kinect Is Now Really, Truly Dead

I’m old enough to remember when the Kinect was a central feature of Microsoft’s Xbox One platform. The quixotic depth sensing camera was meant to transform the way we played video games, watched TV and more, but at the end of the day it just never really worked all that well, and the extra $100 it …

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Kinect was amazing - in a museum

Kinect is dead. Even its Xbox One adaptor is dead. And I mourn Kinect a little, because there are moments where I remember loving it. Crucially, …

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Microsoft’s decision to kill the Kinect is delighting scalpers, distressing fans

How to punish your most loyal fans<p>The Kinect is well and truly dead now that Microsoft is no longer offering the adapter that allowed players to connect the motion and voice controller to the Xbox One S or Xbox One X, and some fans aren’t happy about the decision.<p>The adapter is now selling for $269 …

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Microsoft stops selling the Kinect adaptor

It just became much harder to use a Kinect camera with an Xbox One S or Xbox One X<p>The final nail in the Kinect’s coffin has been hammered, with …

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Microsoft Discontinues Xbox One Kinect Adapter

Microsoft have officially discontinued the USB adapter that allows the Kinect 2.0 to work on the Xbox One S and Xbox One X.The adapter was given away …

Xbox One S

I Didn't Think The Microsoft Kinect Could Be Deader, But Here We Are

It's been a rough life for the Xbox One's least appreciated accessory. At launch, people weren't happy that the Kinect was the reason why the Xbox …

Xbox One S

GS News Update: Kinect Is Really Dead Now, Basically - GS News Updates

Airs Daily<p>GS News Updates are here to keep you up to date with the very latest and greatest in gaming news.

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The Kinect Sees Last Nail in the Coffin as Adapter is Discontinued by Microsoft

Kinect 2.0 seems to be officially dead as Microsoft has discontinued the adapter which allowed it to function on new Xbox Ones.The adapter, which has …

Microsoft

Youthquake Alert

So the 2017 OED word of the year has been announced. It’s Youthquake, and I gather I’m not alone in never having heard the word before.<p>The OED …

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Every Xbox One and Xbox 360 game you can download for free in January

2017 is (mercifully) almost over, which means it’s time to start looking ahead to 2018. And where better to start than a new collection of free games …

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Here's a list of the free games hitting Xbox's Games with Gold in January

Each month, Sony and Microsoft discount a variety of video games available through the PlayStation Store and the Microsoft Store, making them free …

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Xbox Games With Gold for January 2018 Announced

The lineup of free games available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in January 2018 have been revealed.<p>According to Microsoft's announcement on Xbox …

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Mjolnir Meets Motorsport

It seems like not too long ago we were talking about an awesome tire-treaded team-up with our next-door neighbors at Turn 10. Back then, we were …

Forza Horizon

Kinect-based system offers low-cost alternative to motion capture for therapy

Microsoft may have <b>pulled the plug on Kinect</b>, but research applications for the gaming peripheral continue to trickle out. The latest, from University …

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Halo Gear - 2017 Black Friday Deals

Black Friday is nigh upon us, which means more great deals on awesome Halo gear for frenzied fans to get their hands on. Check 'em out!<p>BOOKS<p>Simon & …

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Ten Years Of Rock Band, That Game Everybody Used To Play

On 20 November 2007, Harmonix, EA and MTV Games released the first <i>Rock Band</i> in the US, a four-player, instrument-driven rhythm game that briefly …

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Xbox One X 4k 60fps Halo 5 Guardians Gameplay

If you haven’t made your mind up about the new Microsoft Xbox One X games console would like to see Xbox One X 4k 60fps Halo 5 Guardians gameplay …

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Free Xbox One And 360 Games With Gold For November 2017 Available Now

We're now comfortably into November, and if you haven't already claimed them, that means the next set of Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games With Gold titles are waiting for you. A total of four games across the two platforms will be available over the course of the month, as well as one that's stuck …

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Halo 5: Xbox One X's most impressive 4K upgrade?

Step back for a moment to the year 2015. 343 Industries is releasing Halo 5: Guardians to eager fans the world over. While not completely escaping …

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Halo Community Update - Raising Xpectations

Welcome back to the Community Update, folks! As per usual, the eldest of the GrimBrothers is here to take you on a whirlwind tour to recap the latest …

Halo

Dis Kinect

Microsoft has ended production of the Kinect peripheral for the Xbox. How did the best-selling gaming peripheral sink so low?

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Xbox One X Enhancements For Halo 5 Detailed

Microsoft's Halo 5: Guardians is among the more than 130 Xbox One games that is getting or already has been updated to take advantage of the Xbox One X's power. Now, 343's studio head for FPS games, Chris Lee, has revealed more specifics about how Halo 5 leverages the power of the console.<p>In an …

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What we're playing: 'Super Beat Sports' and 'Animal Crossing'

Welcome back to Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where several editors talk about what they've been playing in their downtime. This month we've been loving <i>Super Beat Sports</i> and <i>Stardew Valley</i> and taking an early look at Nintendo's <i>Animal Crossing</i> mobile game. But first, let Kris Naudus tell you about …

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What Microsoft's ill-fated Kinect can teach us about disruption

They say that irony is dead, but at least in the tech world it is still alive and well. The latest example: Just as hype builds for the release of …

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