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Xbox Games with Gold for April Leaked – Ryse: Son of Rome Leads the Charge

Today Xbox Austria accidentally leaked the Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for April, and it’s a juicy one. The Facebook post and tweet have since been deleted, but not before they were saved for the posterity. …Read More The post Xbox Games with Gold for April Leaked – Ryse: Son of Rome Leads the Charge by Giuseppe Nelva appeared first on DualShockers.

Phil Spencer: Game Attach Rate on Xbox One Is “Great;” Talks Third Party Marketing Deals

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Microsoft Is Making A New Xbox Controller Inspired By The Military

Xbox just announced a new controller: the special edition Recon Tech wireless controller, to be released next month. Advertisement With a stylized utilitarian look Xbox says was inspired by “military technology,” combat armor and sci-fi mechanical gear,” the controller has etched textures on the front and back, apparently for grip. Like other Xbox wireless controllers, it’s bluetooth compatible. Mostly, it’s pretty. The controller will be available April 25th for a steep $70, still less than half the cost of an Elite wireless controller. READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series Announced

Today, Microsoft unveiled the new Tech Series of Xbox Wireless Controllers, including the first in the series: The Xbox Wireless Controller – Recon Tech Special Edition, which is set to launch April 25, 2017 for $69.99 …Read More The post Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series Announced by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Resident Evil VII: Biohazard, Final Fantasy XV, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

The latest Deals With Gold offer include plenty of discounts on titles like Resident Evil VII, Final Fantasy XV, Thomas Was Alone, and more. …Read More The post Resident Evil VII: Biohazard, Final Fantasy XV, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.

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Xbox Insider Getting Several Feature Updates Starting This Month, Including Arena

Today, Scott Henson, Xbox Partner Group Program Manager, took to the Xbox Wire to announce that starting this month, Microsoft is rolling out several feature updates said to be inspired by feedback from select Xbox Insider members. …Read More The post Xbox Insider Getting Several Feature Updates Starting This Month, Including Arena by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Dead Rising 4: Frank Rising DLC Launches April 4, 2017

Today, developer Capcom and publisher Microsoft announced that Dead Rising: Frank Rising — a piece of DLC for the game that sees Frank West become the newest member of Williamette’s horde in an all-new single player story …Read More The post Dead Rising 4: Frank Rising DLC Launches April 4, 2017 by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Buy An Xbox One S, Get Two Bonus Games, Including Mass Effect: Andromeda

These Xbox One S bundles aren’t discounted, but they do come with your choice of two extra games (in addition to whatever games are included in the bundle), for a limited time. Advertisement After you add a bundle to your cart, you’ll be able to choose one game from a selection of mostly crap (though Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and Rainbow Six Siege are decent options), and another game from a selection of newer, more popular titles, including Mass Effect Andromeda. Don’t need a console? Prime members can still save 20% on physical copies of Mass Effect Andromeda (discount shown at checkout). $48 From amazon 131 purchased by readers Gizmodo Media Group may get a commission $56 From amazon 880 purchased by readers Gizmodo Media Group may get a commission READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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All Hail The Brief, Glorious Return Of The PC Demo

Demos have been gone so long there will be younger readers who never really got comfy with them in the first place, but a some news from big PC publishers this week shows that the oldest (and maybe best) way of selling a video game is making a comeback. OK, so demos never entirely disappeared—and their spirit, if nothing else, has been kept alive with stuff like Steam’s free weekends—but for the most part, the idea that studios would break little chunks of their game off and give them to you to just…play, for free, seemed long gone. There are many reasons for this, some easier to parse than others, but maybe those are on the wane, because this week we’ve seen some big games on the PC suddenly get proper, old-fashioned demos. No strings, no limited deals, you didn’t even need to buy a magazine. They’re just free to download and free to play. Advertisement Advertisement Halo Wars 2 got things started a few days ago, with a demo that lets you play the first campaign mission and READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Nintendo’s marketshare expected to grow thanks to Switch

A new report has showcased what the current marketshare is for each of the major players in the gaming industry, including Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Sony manages to dominate the charts with 51% ($17.8 billion) of total spending in the category dedicated to that console. That’s followed up with Microsoft at 26% (9.1 billion) and Nintendo claims 8% (2.6 billion) of the market with just the Nintendo 3DS.You’ll notice that Nintendo saw a significant decrease in sales during 2016 compared to 2015, but the launch of the Nintendo Switch on March 3rd is expected to help propel its market share higher as the Switch gains adoption.Another interesting point is the disparity between Nintendo digital sales and digital sales on the other available consoles. It’s obvious a lot of Nintendo fans are still physical game buyers, but with the release of the Nintendo Switch that’s likely to change. The Nintendo Account system used by the Switch is no longer tied to your system and the eShop is much easier to use. Improvements mean progress.Nintendo’s digital sales in 2016 ($397 million) only amounted for about 5% of the digital marketshare when compared to Microsoft and Sony’s slice of the pie. Sony’s digital…

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The Official Xbox One Chatpad Has Never Been Cheaper

The Xbox One Chatpad makes it easy to enter passwords and type out sick Rocket League owns on the fly, and it’s never been cheaper on Amazon than it is right now. It even includes a headset! $22 From amazon 42 purchased by readers Gizmodo Media Group may get a commission READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Gears of War Creator Cliff Bleszinski Talks Gears of War 4; Likens it to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Gears of War 4, which shipped last year on Xbox One and PC, was the first brand-new entry in the series made internally at Microsoft after it acquired the series from Epic Games in 2014. It was …Read More The post Gears of War Creator Cliff Bleszinski Talks Gears of War 4; Likens it to Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Gears of War 4, Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Featuring discounts on titles such as Gears of War 4, Far Cry 4, and the Assassin’s Creed series, this week’s Deals With Gold is heavy on the action. …Read More The post Gears of War 4, Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.