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A Deadpool butt controller next to a Wolverine butt controller. It looks like the Deadpool one except it's yellow and blue.

Wolverine/Deadpool rivarly extends to butt-shaped Xbox controllers

Xbox announced that its Deadpool controller was so popular that it's made a Wolverine one to match.
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3 new Xbox Game Pass games to play this weekend (July 19-21)

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Best Microsoft Prime Day deals: from Xbox to MS Office

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Dungeons of Hinterberg review: Xbox Game Pass gets an unforgettable spin on Zelda

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This is your last chance to get some heavily discounted Xbox 360 games

A closeup of the Deadpool butt controller. It's red and the back looks like Deadpool's butt cheeks. The text on the image says "Designed by Deadpool xoxo"

This new Xbox Deadpool butt controller raises a lot of questions

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The best games on Xbox Game Pass right now (July 2024)

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New Xbox Game Pass additions are looking quite wholesome

A squad stands together in Call of Duty: Black Ops 6.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6’s two beta periods are on the way

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When is Stardew Valley 1.6 coming to consoles?

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How to play Xbox Game Pass on Fire TV

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Every summer 2024 gaming showcase: full schedule and stream recaps

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This Xbox Game Pass Ultimate deal shaves a few bucks off a membership

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is a few dollars off of its already cheap price. If you want it, get it now. Includes access to cloud gaming and hundreds of titles.
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Best gaming TVs of 2024 for Xbox Series X, PS5, and more

HDR, motion performance, and resolution are just a few considerations to make when shopping for a gaming TV. Here are a handful of our favorite models for 2024.
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How to redeem codes on Xbox Series X

Game codes and gift cards and fantastic ways to get and receive gifts on your Xbox Series X/S. Knowing how to actually redeem those codes is a little harder.
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Is Xbox Game Pass really worth it anymore?

With Xbox Game Pass' new price and structure changes, the best deal in gaming is losing its value.
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This is the cheapest way to play Xbox Game Pass, but there’s a catch

You can now play Xbox games with an Amazon Fire TV stick, but that option comes with some notable caveats based on our tests.
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Xbox Game Pass is getting a price hike alongside complicated tier overhaul

All versions of Xbox Game Pass are getting a price hike, while Xbox Game Pass for Console will be replaced with Xbox Game Pass Standard.
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This 4-year-old PlayStation game is topping the sales charts

Sony had a big month in May. According to analyst data, a four-year-old PS4 exclusive was the top-selling game across all platforms.
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Best gaming console deals: cheapest prices on PS5, Xbox S and X and Switch

We've collected the best prices on every console of this generation, from the disc-free PS5 to Xbox Series X to the Switch Lite. Here's how to save on gaming deals.
Deadeye, a person in an orange exosuit, fights dinosaurs in Exoprimal on a street.

Exoprimal ends its seasonal content, but it’s not going extinct just yet

Capcom's other dinosaur-fighting game Exoprimal won't release any new seasonal content, but you still have a chance to play.
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3 Xbox Game Pass games to play this Independence Day weekend (July 4-7)

If you need something to play over this Independence Day holiday weekend, try these three fitting games on Xbox Game Pass.
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Xbox Live is down, so you can’t sign into your Xbox account

Account and profile features for Xbox Live are currently experiencing a major outage, rendering many games on the console unplayable.
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July’s Xbox Game Pass lineup is the best the service has offered in months

Xbox Game Pass is getting a great batch of games in July, including a lot of indie standouts.
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Xbox Game Pass’ new horror game is like a playable John Carpenter movie

If you love John Carpenter movies like The Thing, you owe it to yourself to try Still Wakes the Deep.
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Lost Records: Bloom & Rage delayed because of Life is Strange: Double Exposure

Life is Strange spiritual successor Lost Records: Bloom & Rage got delayed until 2025 because a new, official Life is Strange game launches this October.
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3 new Xbox Game Pass games to play this weekend (June 28-30)

Xbox Game Pass has added some solid games recently. Here are three worth checking out this weekend.
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Surfaced patent shows what an Xbox streaming console would’ve looked like

An older patent shows what the Xbox Keystone streaming device would've looked like.
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Game Pass is coming to your Amazon Fire TV, even if you don’t own an Xbox

Amazon and Microsoft announced that the Xbox app is coming to Fire TV devices, another way to stream Xbox games without a separate console.
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I replaced my Xbox with a smart TV, and it went better than I expected

Can a smart TV filled with gaming apps really replace your consoles? We put that question to the test.
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All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)

A lot of games support cross-platform play now, but it's hard finding all of them in one spot. We did the digging to make a list of all cross-platform games.
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What are Scadutree Fragments in Elden Ring?

As you progress through Elden Ring's challenging Shadow of the Erdtree expansion, keep an eye out for these helpful items to increase your chances of survival.
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Best Xbox Game Pass deals: Upgrade to Game Pass Ultimate for cheap

If you are trying to ease the boredom of being stuck at home, we have an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate deal for you. Upgrade from Core to Ultimate for cheap.
A warrior fights in Elden Ring.

What is Revered Spirit Ash in Elden Ring?

As you make your way through the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion, you'll want to find Revered Spirit Ashes to improve your steed and spectral summons.

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