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9 Things We Just Learned About Xbox, Game Pass And Microsoft's Gaming Future

9 Things We Just Learned About Xbox, Game Pass And Microsoft’s Gaming Future

Image: Microsoft / Kotaku Microsoft is making big moves and Game Pass is just one piece of the puzzle. The subscription service has kept Xbox Series X/S relevant despite the lack of recent conversation-stealing first-party exclusives, but the company seems to be setting its sights on the mobile space for its next big gaming push. …

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Google Launches New Beta to Play Android Games on PC

Google Launches New Beta to Play Android Games on PC

Android released its Google Play Games launcher beta to western audiences Tuesday, claiming you can save your progress between multiple devices.Gif: Google Are you growing tired of staring at your 5 by 2 inch screen to play Android mobile games? Well, on Tuesday, Google’s Android Developers blog announced that the company’s launching a new beta …

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A Rare Opportunity To See The Huge Money Spent To Keep Game Pass, PS Plus Bursting With Games

A Rare Opportunity To See The Huge Money Spent To Keep Game Pass, PS Plus Bursting With Games

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) Video games are a nearly $200 billion industry. That’s a lot of money sloshing around an increasingly small group of notoriously secretive companies. Where does it all go? At least some of it is poured back into competing storefronts and subscription services like PlayStation Plus and Game Pass. Thanks to …

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Activision Blizzard Announces New LGBTQ+ Friendly Overwatch 2 Competitive And Shoutcaster Programs

Activision Blizzard Announces New LGBTQ+ Friendly Overwatch 2 Competitive And Shoutcaster Programs

Screenshots: Blizzard Today, Activision Blizzard announced three programs coming to Overwatch 2‘s competitive and casual scene. These aim to foster a healthy environment, with a focus on its new and returning LGBTQ+ player base. In a blog post titledCalling All Heroes,” the Overwatch team and its competitive E-Sports program, Overwatch League (OWL), announced it would …

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Enormous Diablo IV Leak Shows Almost 45 Minutes Of Dungeon Crawling Footage

Enormous Diablo IV Leak Shows Almost 45 Minutes Of Dungeon Crawling Footage

A screenshot from the leaked footage, showing a battle against a Hellcaller Nangari Oracle, that unfairly blurs the crisp textures from the game due to awful video quality.Screenshots: Activision Blizzard It was quite the weekend for major game leaks. As well as the first ever footage from a very unfinished GTA 6 being plastered all …

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Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty, Judge Decrees

Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty, Judge Decrees

Uh, say what now?Image: Infinity Ward A lawsuit against Activision Blizzard was dismissed last month because, according to a judge in the Southern California District Court where the complaint was brought, the plaintiffs didn’t play enough Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare to make an informed case against the maligned publisher. For once in Activision Blizzard’s …

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Report: Tencent Wants To Expand Its Empire By Becoming Ubisoft's Biggest Shareholder

Report: Tencent Wants To Expand Its Empire By Becoming Ubisoft’s Biggest Shareholder

Image: Ubisoft Tencent appears to be doubling down on its investment in Ubisoft. While it already owns 5 percent of the Assassin’s Creed publisher, Reuters now reports the Chinese mega-conglomerate with huge investments throughout the gaming industry has its sights set on becoming Ubisoft’s single biggest shareholder. Its plan for achieving that? Pay double what …

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