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6 things you need to know about the Xbox One X: demystifying the complex console

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6 things you need to know about the Xbox One X: demystifying the complex console

Microsoft’s newest console, the much-hyped Xbox One X, is nearly upon us. If you haven’t checked out our full review of the new console, then we thoroughly suggest you do so right now – it’s a complex beast. There’s a lot to take in with the new console, and it’s also the most complicated piece of gaming hardware to try and describe. Like the PS4 Pro, it won’t have exclusive games, but instead it’ll have games that are β€˜enhanced’ for the new hardware. As if that wasn’t complicated...

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Xbox One X, PC, And Xbox One Graphics Comparison: Gears Of War 4 And Killer Instinct

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Xbox One X, PC, And Xbox One Graphics Comparison: Gears Of War 4 And Killer Instinct

Microsoft has been touting the power and capabilities of the Xbox One X when it comes to graphics, but now that we have the console on hand, we can now see these enhancements side-by-side with other platforms. For the video above, we took Gears of War 4 and Killer Instinct for a spin on the Xbox One X, Xbox One, and PC, and captured identical scenes to see which version looks best. The Xbox One version of both games were running an upscaled 1080p resolution. While the Xbox One X had the rendering preference set to Visuals for the highest...

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Check Out The Biggest Xbox One X Enhanced Games

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Check Out The Biggest Xbox One X Enhanced Games

With Microsoft’s Xbox One X, plenty of games on the platform can be played in ultra high-definition 4K resolution, either natively or through checkerboard rendering (depending on the game). High dynamic range (HDR) is also implemented in certain titles; it improves the richness and accuracy of colors and lighting. Games need to be patched in order to take advantage of the hardware and enhancements that developers made for each specific game. But some high-profile releases are getting patched on day one, and they’re going to look...

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PUBG Creator Confirms No Single-Player, Wants PC/Xbox One Cross-Play

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PUBG Creator Confirms No Single-Player, Wants PC/Xbox One Cross-Play

During a Reddit AMA earlier this year, PUBG creator Brendan Greene AKA Playerunknown said he wanted to explore the idea of a single-player campaign for the uber-popular game. This led to a lot of headlines. But now, Greene wants players to know that if a single-player campaign does ever happen, it wont be for a very long time. This came up again at PAX Aus today when Greene said the world of PUBG has lore behind it. Greene told GameSpot that he did write some backstory for PUBG’s island, but it was only to give the artists a reference...

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Horizon: Zero Dawn Proves That Single-Player Games Aren’t Dead, Dev Says

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Horizon: Zero Dawn Proves That Single-Player Games Aren’t Dead, Dev Says

Lately, the viability of purely single-player games has been making headlines. Can games that have no multiplayer component survive in today’s market where games try so hard to keep people engaged with a steady flow of post-release content? According to a developer from Horizon: Zero Dawn studio Guerrilla Games, single-player games are not going anywhere, though they could become challenged by business considerations. GameSpot spoke with Guerrilla principal game designer Tim Stobo today at PAX Aus. He pointed out that some of the most...

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Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus Review

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Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus Review

Above all else, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus takes a very hard stance on the righteousness of killing Nazis. It never falters, not once asking whether violent resistance is the wrong way to fight back against oppression–and the game is stronger for it. The series’ tongue-in-cheek attitude provides a respite from both the horrors of the Reich and the frustration of throwing yourself against its all-powerful war machine. And despite some heavy-handed moments that feel like missteps in its message, satisfying Nazi-killing action...

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