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Microsoft shifts to make more Xbox console exclusives

While other companies have been bolstering their first-party line-up of games, Microsoft has looked elsewhere to strengthen the Xbox branding, such as its Play Anywhere scheme and cross-compatibility. This is a shortcoming that Xbox boss, Phil Spencer is hoping to address, by getting more studios under the company’s belt. Housing …

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PUBG delays vaulting and climbing in test servers

Players of PUBG have been looking forward to the impending vaulting and climbing mechanics since they were teased back at E3. While these abilities are close to being finalised, it seems the test servers are not, resulting in a delay. Then-developer Bluehole showcased a significant update on progress for the …

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Monster Hunter World developer talks loot boxes

While microtransactions aren’t new to the gaming world, it has taken a turn in 2017 by making their way into single-player experiences such as Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Assassin’s Creed Origins. This has caused unrest in the gaming community, but Monster Hunter fans need not worry about such a …

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Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade for ‘assistive technology’ users is coming to an end

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Microsoft ‘officially’ stopped offering a free Windows 10 upgrade to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users in 2016. However, a couple of well-known workarounds have remained present ever since. One of those was to upgrade via Microsoft’s ‘assistive technologies’ program. Unfortunately, this upgrade method will be closed soon. Microsoft extended …

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