Xbox Head Phil Spencer Hints that a 1 vs. 100-Style Experience May Return on Xbox Series X – IGN – IGN

Xbox head Phil Spencer has recently hinted that a trivia game, that may or may not be a revival of sorts of its 1 vs. 100 Xbox 360 game, could be on its way to Xbox Series X.As reported by VGC, Spencer made these comments during the official Xbox FanFest live stream this past Friday, which was supposed to also be accompanied by a special quiz that was unfortunately canceled due to technical issues. “I just want to say, when our teams are trying to do new things that we’ve…

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This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, more – Gematsu

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster for PlayStation 4 and Switch, and Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Switch are among many highlights of this week’s Japanese video game releases. Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster is a remastered version of Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Maniax Chronicle Edition with improved graphics and gameplay, voiced (optional) event scenes, “Normal and Hard” difficulties, and a “Merciful” difficulty as free downloadable content. With the 980 yen “Maniax Pack” downloadable content, you can play the game with Dante from the Devil May Cry…

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Surface Duo gets a big price cut and early buyers are up in arms – SlashGear

Things seemed to be going well for the Surface Duo despite its somewhat older specs, that was until reviews and reports started coming in that put the dual-screen foldable’s price into question. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft appears to have decided to slash the price by a considerable amount barely two months after the product launched. More than the early price cut, however, early believers in Microsoft’s promise are now complaining about what seems to be a disorganized and inconsistent policy in how to handle returns and refunds. It’s bad enough for these…

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Huawei’s breakthrough Petal Search app helps users install content banned by the U.S. – PhoneArena

You might remember that back in May, we told you about Huawei’s plan to work around the manufacturer’s inclusion on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Entity List. The U.S. put the company on this list because it considers the firm to be a national security threat. Placed on the Entity List, Huawei is not allowed to access its U.S. supply chain which means that it cannot license the Google Mobile Services version of Android. It also means that Google’s Android apps like Search, Maps, YouTube, the Play Store, Drive, and Gmail…

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Games Inbox: Taking time off to play PS5, Genshin Impact love, and the difference between 60Hz and 120Hz

PS5 – worth making the most of (pic: Sony) The Monday Inbox thinks the Xbox Series X will suffer the same fate as the Xbox 360, as one reader hopes for the Fire Emblem anniversary edition in the UK. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected] Silver liningOkay, so we’re just weeks away from the next gen starting up and I realise there’s a lot to be worried and sceptical about but I’m starting to get a real case of the excitements now. I took a chance and…

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Gears 5 Will Add New Game+ And An Identity Swap For Marcus – GameSpot

Gears 5 is getting a next-gen upgrade, and it’ll launch alongside a big new update, bringing new content to the game on all systems (including Xbox One). It’ll feature a New Game+ mode, and–strangely–the option to switch Marcus Fenix with actor Dave Bautista for the entire campaign. IGN reports that on November 10, this update will not only unlock the next-gen version for current owners and Game Pass subscribers, but it’ll also add these new features. New Game+ will introduce the following changes: New difficulty levels (Ironman and Inconceivable) New…

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Halo Infinite: Microsoft Responds To Microtransaction Concerns Regarding New “Coating” System – GameSpot

Developer 343 Industries recently announced that weapon, vehicle, and player skins in Halo Infinite will be called “coatings,” and immediately, people expressed concerns about microtransactions. Community manager John Junyszek has now responded. Writing on Twitter, he said that while Halo Infinite will have a microtransaction store, it won’t be the only way to get the game’s customization items, which go beyond coatings. This Halo Infinite coating is exclusive to GameStop “There will be all kinds customization items (including coatings) that can be earned in-game and earned as special rewards,” Junyszek…

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Microsoft will forcibly open some websites in Edge instead of Internet Explorer – ZDNet

Big changes are coming to Internet Explorer. Starting next month, users trying to access certain websites will see IE refuse to load the URL and automatically open the site in Edge instead. This forced IE-to-Edge behavior is part of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer deprecation plans. Microsoft has been gradually rolling out the feature for testing purposes for some Windows users since the release of Edge 84 this summer. However, with the release of Edge 87, scheduled for next month, Microsoft plans to enable the forced IE-to-Edge action for all IE users.…

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Apple’s Massive iPhone 12 Pro Surprise Suddenly Confirmed – Forbes

Concerns around the iPhone 12 range are growing, thanks to price hikes and warnings about MagSafe. That said, new tests have revealed one area where Apple’s new iPhones will destroy the competition.  Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro finally fixes the iPhone’s biggest weakness Apple MORE FROM FORBESApple iOS 14.1 Release: Should You Upgrade?By Gordon Kelly Popular YouTuber Filip Koroy (aka EverythingApplePro) has revealed the iPhone 12 Pro delivers stunning real world speed improvements which are off the scale compared to anything synthetic benchmarks, or even anything Apple’s own marketing has claimed…

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Until Dawn PS4 Improvements Are Unfortunately Wishful Thinking – Push Square

Game hasn’t been patched in years by Sammy Barker 1 hour ago There are some reports swirling that Until Dawn’s loading times, like The Last of Us Remastered, have been improved on the PlayStation 4. This all started with a post on Twitter, but it’s since been upvoted on Reddit, and has even been posted on some major websites. Unfortunately, it’s not true. Right, so it appears these #PS5 B/C updates that #PS4 games are getting are even having a huge effect on load times on the current gen system.…

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