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You can get a free PC Game Pass subscription via Twitch subscriptions

Microsoft and Twitch are teaming up to give out free PC Game Pass subscriptions for every Twitch subscription purchase or gift for a limited time.
Screenshot of a horde of monsters attacking in Vampire Survivors.

November’s Game Pass lineup brings PC hit Vampire Survivors to console

Xbox Game Pass is bringing PC hit Vampire Survivors to console for the first time this November.
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II review: war is what you make of it

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II's lackluster campaign is a bummer, but its multiplayer is a solid way to spend time with friends.
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Tinykin beginner’s guide: 5 tips and tricks

Tinykin is a family-friendly 3D platformer, but there are a few things you should know to make the game more exciting. Here are some beginner tips for Tinykin.
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II doesn’t let Xbox or PC players disable crossplay

Players booting up the Xbox and PC versions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II are discovering that they are unable to disable crossplay.
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How long is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is an action-packed campaign offering plenty of shooting galleries and spectacle. It shouldn't take long to beat the campaign.
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The Callisto Protocol is a confidently disgusting Dead Space spiritual successor

We played over an hour of The Callisto Protocol and it's shaping up to be a grotesque and worthy successor to Dead Space.
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Two years later, the PS5 could never live up to its performance promises

Next-gen consoles aren't feeling as next-gen now, as multiple games release with a strict 30 fps cap.
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2 Age of Empires games are coming to Xbox next year, including a classic

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires IV are coming to Xbox in 2023.
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No Man’s Sky 4.0’s difficulty options make the space game feel new again

No Man's Sky 4.0 brought with it a number of new changes, none of which were as important to its gameplay as the new difficulty slider menu.
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Gotham Knights review: strong story rescues underpowered Bat adventure

Gotham Knights takes a bold narrative swing by killing off Batman, but its strong multiplayer is held back by performance and gameplay issues.
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A Plague Tale: Requiem: How to save Tramontane the lost goat

Tramontane the goat has gone missing, and it's your job to save her. Here's how to complete this short and sweet side quest in A Plague Tale: Requiem.
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A Plague Tale: Requiem: Perfect Shot trophy and achievement guide

Defend Hugo's kingdom from enemy, uh, pinecones with your sling. Prove your sling skills with this easy-to-earn achievement in A Plague Tale: Requiem.
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Microsoft is looking to create its own mobile app store, according to filings

While Microsoft's merger with Activision Blizzard is being investigated, filings show that the company may be looking to bring the Xbox Store to mobile devices.
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Xbox Game Pass welcomes in Halloween with some spooky new additions

Amnesia, Soma, and more are coming to Xbox Game Pass just in time for Halloween.
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You can now customize your Xbox Elite Series 2 controller with Design Lab

Move over DualSense Edge: You can now customize the colors of an Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 in the Xbox Design Lab.
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A Plague Tale: Requiem — Old Protector trophy and achievement guide

To earn the Old Protector trophy or achievement, make sure you examine everything to get this one knocked out. Here are a few tips for how to complete it.
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A Plague Tale: Requiem review: gorgeous sequel has some growing pains

A Plague Tale: Requiem builds on everything that made its predecessor a surprise hit, though its forced meditations on violence ring hollow.
The siblings in A Plague Tale: Requiem walk together.

A Plague Tale: Requiem — Perfect Throw trophy and achievement guide

There's nothing wrong with taking a moment for fun during your harrowing journey. Here's how to find the crown game and earn a quick and easy achievement.
A fleshy monster looms in a dark room in Scorn.

Scorn review: Bold psychological horror game is only half-formed

Scorn pays tribute to H. R. Giger with harrowing visuals that'll haunt your nightmares, but the horror game is better watched than played.
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New Xbox service lets players submit accessibility feedback to developers

Microsoft Gaming Accessibility Testing Service will allow players with disabilities to send feedback directly to developers.
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Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld review: For enthusiasts only

The Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld is the first device of its kind, but it doesn't prove that dedicated cloud gaming handhelds are necessary.
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Xbox Game Pass now runs on more PCs and Surface devices

Microsoft continues its expansion of the Xbox Game Pass by updating the Xbox app to run natively on Arms-powered PCs and devices, like the new Surface Pro 9.
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Microsoft Adaptive Accessories will be available October 25

Microsoft's Adaptive Accessories, which include the Xbox Adaptive Controller, will be available starting October 25.
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Xbox Game Pass’ cloud service is coming to the Meta Quest 2 and Pro

Xbox Cloud Gaming is coming to the Meta Quest, allowing subscribers to play Xbox Game Pass games on Meta's VR headsets.
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Gaming Chromebooks with up to 144Hz panels have arrived, but they’re not what you think

Acer, Asus, and Lenovo have each announced cloud-gaming Chromebooks with displays up to 144Hz.
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I can’t wait to go back to Street Fighter 6’s excellent Battle Hub

Street Fighter 6's Battle Hub already feels like an excellent social space for players to unwind between fights.
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Xbox confirms Phil Spencer shared an old prototype of streaming device

Microsoft confirmed that Phil Spencer shared an old prototype of the Keystone, an unreleased Xbox streaming device.
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Disney Dreamlight Valley: trophy and achievement guide

Unlocking each trophy or achievement in Disney Dreamlight Valley requires a big time investment, and some of the tasks can't even be completed right away.
A town landscape appears in Disney Dreamlight Valley.

Disney Dreamlight Valley: How to catch a Fugu fish

Among the rarest fish in the game, the Fugu only shows up in a specific location under the right conditions — and even then, it can be a bit time-consuming.
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The best horror games for Xbox Series X

Looking to experience new horror titles on the Xbox Series X? These Series X and Series X enhanced games will make sure you keep playing with the lights on.
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Slime Rancher 2 beginner’s guide: 12 tips and tricks

Slime Rancher 2 is a relaxing game that lets you play at your own pace. However, there are several tips and tricks that can help beginners on their journey.
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The best Sigils in Metal: Hellsinger

There are seven unlockable Sigils in Metal: Hellsinger, each offering a unique perk that can turn the tides of battle. Here's a closer look at the best Sigils.
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The best fighting games for Xbox Series X

Looking to get your hands -- or weapons -- dirty with a top-notch fighting game on the Xbox Series X? Here are the best titles to try for all kinds of players.