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Xbox Game Pass Codenamed ‘Arches’ Was Originally Considered To Be A Video Game Rental Service, New Interview Shares

Considered all things for Xbox exiting the last console generation, hopes were high despite the reputation that Microsoft obtained throughout the duration of the Xbox One lifecycle. Although the system welcomed 50 million units to Xbox owners, it severely underperformed compared to the Xbox 360 and its competitor PlayStation 4 ...
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Gucci Already Sold Out Of Its $10,000 Xbox Series X Bundles

While the recent Xbox Anniversary took place back on Monday, news regarding the platform swelled immensely since. For starters, the most-anticipated Halo yet, Halo Infinite, launched an open beta for its multiplayer mode and is playable as of writing. However, more for Xbox came following the announcements. Additionally, Xbox received ...
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Phil Spencer Tells Social & Casual Projects Are A Focus For Xbox Game Studios Acquisitions

Amongst the greater anticipation for Microsoft on behalf of future purchases for Xbox Game Studios, the next forecast is left unknown currently. But, the fruits of previous purchases shows to bear immensely so far according to Phil Spencer. Previously, he told the RPG lineup for Xbox is “massive” with plans ...
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New Milestone Made With Forza Horizon 5 Welcoming 10 Million Players In Its First Week

Odd to look back now, but Xbox Game Studios broke its pattern for Forza releases. Typically, Playground Games & Turn 10 Studios hand off the torch with each release bounding from Forza Horizon to Forza Motorsport respectively. But, after Forza Horizon 4, it was last July that Turn 10 Studios ...
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Season 2 For Halo Infinite Arrives In May 2022 Which Includes Co-Op Campaign, But That Means Much Later Will Then Welcome Forge Mode

While the surprise done by 343 Industries last August took fans off guard with the delay of Halo Infinite to 2021, there was still lingering concern for the state of the game if it will meet the players’ expectations following the egregious state of the game during the initial story ...
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Phil Spencer Explains Acquisitions For Xbox Is Not Finished, “There’s No Quota”

Although distinct purchases from Xbox’s Microsoft in more than half a year with the fulfilled acquisition of Bethesda/Zenimax Media this past March, hope spurs towards other possibilities. For one, Sega was a heavily predicted culprit for some time. But, that does not look to be the case with the recent ...
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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Advocates For Industry-Wide, Legal Emulation Be Embraced Across All Platforms In New Interview

Across the video game landscape, Microsoft is recognized to be the most open-armed to game preservation with four (all) generations of Xbox playable on the latest console hardware. While not every game is not available and for good reason, the firm is the only one of the major three that ...
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Warner Bros. Games Announces Smash-like MultiVersus, Free-to-Play Model With Server-based Rollback Netcode & Cross-Play Confirmed

As you can gather from the recent wave of positivity towards Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with the addition of Kingdom Hearts’ Sora, the game received what many fans are very welcomed for the last addition to the game. However, this marks the conclusion of the post-launch campaign for the 2018 ...
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Xbox Cloud Streaming Is Now Available For Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S

While it felt farfetch to believe that xCloud officially arrived to iOS alongside the already administered Android support that came last September, it was only a matter of time before more platforms are to expect a version of xCloud. Already, PC supported the service. However, Microsoft announced that the Xbox ...
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Xbox, PlayStation Bosses In Staff Emails Share To Re-Evaluate Relationship With Activision Blizzard After Reports Of CEO

While the industry has for some time understood the horrific events that continued to take place at Activision Blizzard  internally, it became more evident with senior staffing at the publisher departing en masse. Namely, Blizzard Entertainment President Allen J. Brack abruptly departed from his position at the firm earlier this ...
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Capcom Backs Protest For Black Lives Matters With Postponement Of Pro Tour Online

Just earlier this morning, developer CD Projekt Red announced that the coming Night City Wire scheduling for next week has been postponed to the latter of June in efforts to give protestors the stage to amplify their voice when its needed most to be heard. While the contents of the ...
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EVO Online Announced – Events Spans Across Five Weekends, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Missing From Initial Lineup

At the beginning of the month, organizers for this year’s Evolution Championship Series shared that due to the situation sprouted by COVID-19 the July/August-held event would now be moving to an online alternative. As for how the event will function through a digital medium, the orchestrators did not share exactly ...
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Rectify Gaming Arena To Host Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Showdown on May 22

The Rectify Gaming Arena is excited to host its second tournament of May 2020 and it’ll be the fourth one in its existence. Today, we are announcing the RGA Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Showdown with a $250 prize pool. Rectify Esports has been involved with Super Smash Bros. since 2018 ...
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Organizers For EVO Shifts Operations To Online Event For 2020

Last we heard from the organizers behind this year’s Evolution Championship Series held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the organization was still committed to hosting the annual event later this coming summer. This came as a surprise at the time with tensions continuing to develop as the COVID-19 outbreak swelled to ...
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This Year’s Fortnite World Cup Shelved By Looming Virus, Other Competitions To Go Online Route

By this point now, it is basically expected that most approaching events scheduled until September this year to be either shelved completely or be replaced with a digital format to keep followers at bay during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lately, this tactic can be seen applied for the coming Fortnite competitions ...
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Twitch Adds Esports Directory To The Platform’s Search Categories

The intensive growth of electronic sports, dubbed esports, has continued to grasp a larger stance on entertainment platforms in the last couple of years. Last year in 2019 marked to be yet another monumental feat for the growing industry as League of Legends established an impressive milestone in the form ...
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// Product Reviews

Product Review: BenQ Zowie XL2740 Monitor

Price Of Reviewed Product $599.00 The great folks at Zowie BenQ were kind enough to let us review some of their products including their XL2740 Monitor. Welcome to our review of the BenQ ZOWIE XL2740 monitor. This will not be your typical review because I think the XL2740 (at least ...
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CoolerMaster MH751 Headset – Review

The MH751 - Where has this headset been?! Review Summary If you’re looking for a clean, clear, crisp audio headset, with comfort that you’ve always dreamed about, then the MH751 delivers. In a land of endless headset possibilities, a well-established and highly regarded computer peripheral company hits the mark with ...
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// Media Events

Starfield launches November 11, 2022 for PC & Xbox Series XlS

During the Xbox Bethesda Showcase there have been a lot of great games and surprises. Fans have been awaiting multiple titles including Starfield, which has been in development by Bethesda for a number of years. Today, they showed us a new trailer for Starfield and it confirms the release date ...
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Ubisoft reveals Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora during E3 presentation

To close out the Ubisoft Forward showcase, CEO Yves Guillemot gave us a world premiere of Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora which surprisingly did not leak. This Avatar game is using the Snowdrop engine which looks absolutely stunning.  Releasing in 2022, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is a first person, action-adventure experience ...
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Riders Republic launches on September 2, 2021

During Ubisoft’s E3 presentation multiple games have been shown off including Rainbow Six Extraction, Rocksmith+, and then Riders Republic. It’s safe to say this game is wild from snowboarding, flying to bike riding you can do it all. The new trailer for the massive multiplayer outdoor sports playground, revealed during ...
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Nintendo Hosting E3 2021 Direct On June 15th

E3 is making somewhat of a comeback this year as far as digital showcases go within the same week, but no physical event yet. Ubisoft announced their Ubiforward event which takes place on June 12 while the Xbox + Bethesda Showcase will take place on June 13. Today, Nintendo announced ...
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The Game Awards 2020: It Takes Two Presented For Late March Release Next Year

Developer Hazelight, the team most recognized for its ambitious and cooperative release A Way Out, returns with a new project that continues to twist on grasping storytelling alongside adding collaborative gameplay for friends. It was back in June during EA Play Live that the studio as part of the EA ...
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The Game Awards 2020: Ghost n’ Goblins Resurrection Returns The Classic Game With A Nintendo Switch Release

In an surprising announcement from Capcom, the Japanese publisher announced at the annual Game Awards show this Thursday that the classic 1985 medieval platformer Ghosts-n-Goblins is receiving a remake. After more than three decades since the game’s initial release, the title will be returning uniquely to Nintendo Switch next year ...
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// Editorial

5 Gaming Trends of 2021

Are you a self-confessed video game fan or just interested in learning more? Read on to find out everything you need to know about the latest industry trends.   The gaming industry has undergone a series of major changes in recent years. From the rise of AAA titles to the ...
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Five things to do to enhance your gaming skills

Play Like a Pro: Tips to Enhance Your Gaming Skills Prepare to learn how to improve your gaming skills quickly with these tips and methods! Several aspects determine your level of skill when playing video games. In most competitive games, reflexes and hand-eye coordination are crucial to maintaining high performance ...
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4 Things To Think About Before Becoming A Professional Gamer

There are many reasons why you may want to become a professional gamer, especially if you already spend a great deal of time behind the screen or getting involved within the gaming community. After all, it gives you a chance to turn your hobbies into a profession, giving you the ...
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Kings Bounty II: For King and Country!

Developer – 1C Entertainment Publisher – Deep Silver Platforms – PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch Classic PC adventure games for a good long while seemed as if they went the way of the RTS. Seminal, classic genre’s of games that seemingly vanished as PC’s grew to mainstream numbers ...
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What Are The Biggest Prize Pools in Video Game History?

  Over the past few years, esports has become one of the most lucrative ways for gaming enthusiasts to earn money. Esports has come to the forefront of video gaming throughout the world, and various gaming developers and organizations have started gaming leagues and championships of their own in which ...
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Early Access Preview: Encased

Developer – Dark Crystal Games Publisher – Prime Matter Platforms – PC Encased is part RPG, part X-com turn based combat, in very much the style of the original Fallout games.. You are a part of Cronus a dystopian organization, and after choosing which wing to start in you will ...
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// Entertainment

GET RECT Ep. 9: We Forgot to Play Red Dead Redemption 2

It’s a time for reflection for the boys this week as they look back on all the games that were released this year – the good, the bad and of course Fallout 76. Which games were their favorites? Which ones were close? How much is a reasonable amount of money to pay for a second ...
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GET RECT Ep. 8: The ToddCast ft WonderBread!

This week the boys are stoked to have Rectify Smash Master WonderBread on the show! They are also stoked to jump on the suing Fortnite gravy train, to judge previous video game legal disputes and to decide which MK fatality is the best one to die by. Y’know, if you had to choose. Get over ...
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GET RECT Episode #7 – There’s a word for this – we’re just dipsh*ts

This week the boys don their philosopher hats to answer questions that have baffled humanity through the ages. What does it mean to be doxxed by Todd Howard? What does the inside of Sonic’s sneakers smell like? Can someone please make an F-Zero movie for Evan? Would Nick’s femur work as a toothpick for Garrett ...
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GET RECT 5: The Big Damn Dreamhack Episode

The boys shake off their hangovers and give you the DEFINITIVE Dreamhack recap! How did our Rectify boys do? Is Halo 3 back? Did Nick’s monumental rise and fall as an esports pro go to his head? All the answers and more in this episode of GET RECT! iTunes Stitcher Check out the podcast crew ...
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Castlevania Season 2

Castlevania: Season 2 review (Netflix)

Last year, Netflix and Konami teamed up for one of the most unlikely partnerships which formed into one of the most surprising video-game-to-TV translations yet: Castlevania. If you haven’t seen Season 1, check it out; it’s only four episodes, but definitely worth the watch. Now enter season 2 in which the greater focus is on ...
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GET RECT Ep. 4 – xXGamerTagXx

Why the doesn’t Garrett have a gamertag? Which game do we think has the best post-game content? What the hell was going on with Nick Arcade? All of these questions and SO many more will be answered on this episode of GET RECT! iTunes Stitcher Check out the podcast crew and learn more about them ...
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