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Slick Looking & Affordable White Xbox One Special Edition Headset Opens for Pre-Order

White Xbox One Special Edition Headset Now Available for Pre-Order We love headsets over here at COGconnected. We have reviewed a ton of them and we often include a bunch in our yearly gift guides. Today we learned that Amazon has put up a listing for the White Xbox One Special Edition Stereo Headset. This headset was previously only available at GameStop locations in North America, so this is a nice surprise to say the least. If you are interested, you can pre-order the first party accessory from Amazon HERE. You can also check out a list of features for the official Xbox One Special Edition White Stereo Headset, from the aforementioned listing, below: Compatible with all Xbox Wireless Controllers Includes detachable Stereo Headset Adapter that puts the audio controls at your fingertips including volume up/down, microphone mute, and controls game/chat balance Premium audio experience for both game and chat audio Unidirectional microphone for clear voice capture Full range audio spectrum (20Hz-20kHz) for deep bass, all the way to crystal-clear high frequencies Amazon will be shipping Xbox One Special Edition White Stereo Headset starting on the 7th of February in the North American region. So, if you are looking for a…

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Famitsu’s Resident Evil VII: Biohazard Review Reveals Campaign Length

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New Info on Mass Effect Andromeda’s Multiplayer Horde Mode, Planets and More Revealed

As we get closer to the release of BioWare’s Mass Effect Andromeda, new information and details about the game are starting to surface online. One Reddit user, typherio, recently got a hold of February’s PC Gamer magazine, which includes tidbits of new information on Andromeda‘s planets, Horde Mode, and more. Without further ado, here it is, in typherio’s words: Dodge Roll has been replaced with a dash, useful for getting from cover to cover. This, in conjunction with being able to jump, makes for fast mobile combat. You can aim mid-jump to activate a slow hover that is useful for setting up combos. Renegade/Paragon system has been replaced with a 4-chat option, head, casual, heart and professional, giving choice in the personality of your Ryder. There are apparently different types of planets. One type is a story planet. This planet mainly consists of open exploration and side quests. Planets also have environmental hazards i.e. radiation, too hot and too cold. The Nomad was partially designed and tested by a small team from Need for Speed. And finally in Horde Mode, you pick what class you will play before the start of the match. Mass Effect Andromeda is out on READ FULL STORY…

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Double Dragon IV’s Story Info Revealed, the Game Will Feature 2P Duel Mode and Tower Mode

Arc System Works has shared some new information on Double Dragon IV‘s story alongside the characters, modes and some features it’ll come with. Featuring the Double Dragon, Billy and Jimmy, here’s the story in Arc’s own words: It is a continuation of the story in Double Dragon II: The Revenge, and features all new enemies! Defeat the on-rushing attackers, and try to clear all the stages! The game can also be played with a friend!(When first playing the game, Billy and Jimmy are the only selectable characters, but finishing all stages unlocks Tower Mode. Play this mode to unlock enemy characters for use in Story Mode.) The game’s modes have been detailed as follows: 2P Duel Mode (two-player battle) Progress in Story Mode to unlock extra characters for use in this mode! In this mode even enemy characters are selectable! They possess different skills to those seen in Story Mode, so try playing as all sorts of characters! Tower mode (defeat enemies to advance upwards) There are no continues! How far up the tower can you make it?New playable characters useable in all modes will unlock depending on the number of enemies you manage to defeat. READ FULL STORY AT…

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God Wars: Future Past Getting PS4 Demo in February on the Japanese PlayStation Store

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DICE Shares Teaser Trailer for Battlefield 1’s “They Shall Not Pass” Expansion, Info Coming Next Week

Battlefield 1 players don’t have to wait much longer to find out more about the game’s first expansion, They Shall Not Pass. Developer DICE has announced that it’ll be sharing first details on the content next week. To hold you over until then, here’s a teaser showing some game engine footage: Be ready. First details coming next week. pic.twitter.com/AOi2mYKlD4 — Battlefield (@Battlefield) January 20, 2017 They Shall Not Pass features all-new maps, new weapons, and the new playable French Army faction. According to DICE, it’ll “truly expand the theater of all-out war.” In case you haven’t already, you can check out some concept art and the studio’s explanation for what inspired the “charred landscapes, muddy trenches, and close-quarter environments” here. They Shall Not Pass is out in March 2017. Battlefield 1 Premium Pass holders will get their hands on the content first, with the rest getting it two weeks later. We’ll update our readers when DICE officially unveils the content next week. READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

Resident Evil 7 as Scary as Torture on PSVR

Japanese Review of Resident Evil 7 Reveals Length and Other Grim Details   A report from WWG has given us some fresh details on Resident Evil 7. A recent Famitsu review of the game gives an approximate time to beat of 15 hours. This more or less falls in line with previous entries in the series. Which is good! The Resident Evil franchise is one that benefits from a tight, streamlined playthrough. The review praised the game for its combination of nostalgia and new experiences. While the old Resident Evil adventure vibe is strong, the first-person perspective keeps things sufficiently fresh. So you’re still hunting for clues, keys and ways through rooms but with a modern twist. WWG also discovered how scary Famitsu found the game. Capcom is trying to get back to the horror roots of the series, and this review suggests they’ve succeeded. On its own, the game is “terrifying,” but the PSVR elevates the horror element to new levels. Resident Evil 7 in VR is compared to “being tortured in real life.” We already know how scary VR can be, and this is driving that point home. Horror games make up a genre that thrives on discomfort…

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Tim Sweeney to Receive GDC Lifetime Achievement Award

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Titanfall 2 Update Bringing Fixes and Balance Tweaks on Monday, Bigger Patch in Progress

Respawn Entertainment has announced that it’ll be deploying a server-side update to Titanfall 2 on Monday, January 23, which will introduce some fixes and balance tweaks. Patch notes are as follows: New logging to report player connection quality to help us track down reports of laggy games and disconnects. Drastically reduced requirements for Match Loss Protection – Increased chance of not receiving a match loss for joining a game late that we do not expect you to win. When joining matches late if the game has progressed far enough you will see a message notifying you that you will not receive a loss. Increased direct Pilot hit damage for Gravity Star. Increased damage on the Flatline, R-97, Spitfire, L-Star, Double Take, EPG, and Thunderbolt. Decreased damage on the Volt. Regen no longer resets Pilot loadout names. Assists count as Weapon XP again. Nerfed Pilot Sentry. Firestar will no longer display “Thermite Attached” if detonated on friendly Titans. Fixed Ion Vortex Shield drain being framerate dependent. Fixed bad AI navigation on Complex. Fixed collision on Crashsite to prevent players from going into walls. Fixed Legion Overcore not being available after using Smart Core. Fixed “Fairfight category is incompatible”. Fixed READ FULL…

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Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Sold Out at All Major Japanese Retailers: Yodobashi, BIC, Sofmap and More

Nintendo Switch pre-orders have dried up in Japan at all major retailers, including Yodobashi Camera, BIC Camera, Sofmap and more. …Read More The post Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Sold Out at All Major Japanese Retailers: Yodobashi, BIC, Sofmap and More by Giuseppe Nelva appeared first on DualShockers.

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Nintendo Switch to Sell 40 Million Units by 2020 Says Research Firm

Nintendo Switch to Sell 40 Million by 2020?!?! Are You Kidding? Yesterday, we told you about a massive Nintendo Switch tour that is unfortunately only making one Canadian stop. That is okay because we only have weeks to go before the big launch. One thing is for certain, the Switch is going to sell quite well out of the gate. Pre-orders have been selling out everywhere and there is a ton of buzz surrounding its launch. One research firm called DFC Intelligence is forecasting for the Switch to sell 40 million units by 2020. That may seem like a crazy high number but this firm has been accurate in the past with its forecasting. In comparison, the PS4 is Sony’s fastest selling console ever and it’s been out for over three years now. The PS4 is sitting at a little over 50 million units sold. If Nintendo kept that kind of pace by reaching 40 million by 2020 it would be a small miracle but hey anything can happen, right? DFC Intelligence stated that its prediction is on the conservative side, tempered by the failure of the Wii U. Bottom line, the Switch could end up selling better than projected….

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Ubisoft Reveals For Honor’s PC Specs and System Requirements

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Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX Pre-Oders Boosted in Japan By Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Sales

The Japanese release of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue has given a nice boost to pre-orders of Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX. …Read More The post Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX Pre-Oders Boosted in Japan By Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Sales by Giuseppe Nelva appeared first on DualShockers.

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Capcom Teases Street Fighter Surprises, Likely Coming at E3 or Comic Con

Capcom is planning a surprise or two for its Street Fighter fans to celebrate the series’ 30th anniversary this year. Speaking to IGN, producer Yoshinori Ono hinted at E3 2017 and San Diego Comic Con reveals. Around E3 timing, maybe even San Diego Comic-Con, we have one or two surprises we hope our fans will look forward to. 30th anniversary celebrations have already kicked off with Capcom announcing Ultra Street Fighter 2 for the recently unveiled Nintendo Switch. He also reminded fans that the developer is still updating Street Fighter V, which will get its Season 2 content this year. IGN points out that those who played Dead Rising 4 on the Xbox One found some Rival Schools Easter Eggs, prompting them to ask if we’ll see something pertaining to the classic fighting game. Unfortunately, Ono said, “I’ll let you know that the surprises this year are not going to be Rival Schools.” [Source: IGN] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!