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  • Watch us play the Star Wars Battlefront beta live on the PlayStation 4

    After spending some time with Star Wars Battlefront at E3 earlier this summer, I came away far less enthusiastic about the wildly anticipated sequel than I expected to be. After all, the Battlefront series was one that I spent countless hours with growing up — how could a new game in the franchise…

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  • New Game: Buraco by PlaySpace!

    Buraco PlaySpace for Yahoo Games is a multiplayer card game with several popular types in Brazil. Prepare your strategy, make card sequences, get your clean baskets and get more points before other players. Challenge your friends in this game of pure strategy!

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    Far Cry Primal - Announcement Trailer

    The next game in the open-world shooter series goes back to the Stone Age. It's due out February 23, 2016 for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

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  • Why Destiny is on your PlayStation 4, even if you didn't buy it

    Some PlayStation 4 owners were surprised to turn on their consoles today and find Destiny: The Taken King sitting alongside their other games on the system's dashboard, even if they hadn't purchased the game. Destiny: The Taken King is being pushed to PS4 owners this week through the system's…

  • Microsoft announces Xbox One Elite Bundle

    A $499 Xbox One bundle, containing a 1TB solid state hybrid drive and an enhanced Elite Wireless Controller, will be made available from November 3rd. Announced during a Microsoft conference on October 6, the Xbox One Elite bundle promises improved storage and pro-level precision from an enhanced…

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  • Sony advertises Destiny: The Taken King by pushing it into your PlayStation 4 library

    Advertisements are features now. If you own a PlayStation 4 but don’t own Destiny, you may have noticed that the sci-fi shooter popped into your library today. Of course, if you click-through to actually launch it, the PS4 will take you to the store page to buy the game for $60. But this is all […]

  • Review: ‘Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5’ is an unpleasant grind

    Even after 15 years, I still have an appetite for these games. I love the kinetic thrill, the improvisation that feels so personal, and I love skateboarding culture. I have room in my heart for this series. But not when it plays like this.

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    Guitar Hero Live - Lenny Kravitz and James Franco Trailer

    Lenny Kravitz and James Franco give the upcoming music game a go in this live action trailer. It's due out on October 20 for the Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii U.

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  • 'Halo 5,' 'Forza 6,' 'Tomb Raider,' 'Gears' spearhead Xbox push

    Leading the line is "Rise of the Tomb Raider," which arrives the week of November 10 on both Xbox One and predecessor Xbox 360. Courageous archaeologist Lara Croft is back for a second origin story following the success of 2013's series reboot. "Rise of the Tomb Raider" is, strictly speaking, a…

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  • Assassin's Creed Syndicate for Xbox One: Users can digitally pre-order 41GB game to be released on 23 October

    The file size of Assassin's Creed Syndicate has been revealed. As per an official listing on the Xbox Store, users can digitally pre-order the 40.27GB-sized game, which they can download on their consoles, but will be able to play the complete version only after 23 October. The file size of…

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  • MGS5: Metal Gear Online now available to download on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360

    Metal Gear Online (MGO), the traditional competitive multiplayer portion of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, is now available to download on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. Originally intended to launch alongside the main game on 1 September, Metal Gear Online was delayed by a little over a…

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  • PS4 $50 price drop leaked by Target’s website

    Despite its continued dominance of the console market, it looks like Sony is prepping a price drop for its PlayStation 4 this holiday season. Spotted by video game deals scourer Wario64 this weekend, Target temporarily listed the PS4 at $349.99 in an ad on its website before realizing they’d made…

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  • New Game: Zombidle!

    It’s pretty simple. You click, and click, and click some more! But as your character gets stronger, you progress further!

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  • New Yahoo Games Event: Autumn is Here!

    “Loot, loot, and more loot” is the name of the game.  Collect as many stockings as you can and prepare your dominion for the upcoming season!  But hurry – this limited-time offer lasts only through October 9.

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  • This is why Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break is taking so long to release

    "We don't want to make certain kinds of compromises."

  • Microsoft is bringing our most requested feature to the Xbox One controller

    In the coming weeks, Microsoft is going to completely reimagine your Xbox One dashboard with the New Xbox One Experience, but the changes aren’t stopping there. Over the weekend, Mike Ybarra, Director of Program Management for Xbox, confirmed that every Xbox One controller is going to gain the…

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  • Target's PS4 bundles include $50 gift cards, removed ad hints at console price drop

    Buy a qualifying PlayStation 4 console on Target's website now through this Saturday, Oct. 10, and you'll receive a $50 store gift card, according to the retailer, which has also removed an online listing saying that the PS4's base price will drop by $50.