Playground Games Hire Rockstar and Lionhead Developers for RPG Project

Playground Games Hire Rockstar and Lionhead Developers for RPG Project

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Another Telltale Game Disappears from the Microsoft Store

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Xbox Gameplay Chart: Week Ending June 16th, 2019

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Another Telltale Game Disappears from the Microsoft Store

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[UPDATE] – The Last Backward Compatible Games for Xbox One Are Now Available

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Bring Halo to Real Life with Halo: Outpost Discovery This Summer

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Ubisoft Tells Us Six Things We Need to Know About Ghost Recon Breakpoint

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Two Petabytes of Data are Used to Build Flight Simulator's Earth

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DOOM Eternal's Battlemode Replaces Standard Multiplayer

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Posted 4 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

GTA Online Offers Double Rewards on Premium Deluxe Repo Work Missions

Another week rolls by where there's no new content for the GTA Online, but there are plenty of opportunities to earn bonus cash and RP, as well as discounts on more vehicles and their upgrades.

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Phil Spencer Clarifies Project Scarlett Backward Compatibility... Again

In an interview with Giant Bomb, Phil Spencer once again moved to clarify the new console's stance on Backward Compatibility, and it doesn't involve every digital game:

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Lurk in the Shadows with Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2

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Tales from the Borderlands Now Delisted on Xbox One Too

With the Xbox 360 version gone completely, it only seemed a matter of time before the Xbox One version followed suit, and we were right. Today, the Xbox One version of the game has also been delisted from the Microsoft Store.

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Phil Spencer: Project Scarlett Will Not be Microsoft's Last Console

In an interview with Giant Bomb, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed that Project Scarlett will not be Microsoft's last console. He also reiterated that Project xCloud is not a replacement for console gaming.

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