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RELEASE DATES: Gears of War 4 launches in October

MCV offers the most comprehensive UK video game release schedule available. Here’s a round up of the most notable recent changes and upcoming games. Click here to see the full listing. Microsoft has announced a release date for the next chapter in its Gears of War franchise – Gears of …

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Quantum Break forces eyepatch onto pirates and those not logged into Windows Store

Remedy has repeated its comedy anti-piracy measure from Alan Wake in recent PC release Quantum Break. Should the game decide that you’re a pirate, lead character Jack Joyce suddenly dons a very fetching eyepatch, complete with a skull and crossbones motif. Which isn’t that severe a punishment, but will likely …

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Quantum Break allows users to disable copyrighted music for streaming

As Kotaku puts it, what a perfect sign of the times. Barely a day passes without a YouTuber taking to social media to lament a copyright claiming robbing them of revenues from their videos. The phenomenon has led to an interesting option buried away in the menus for Microsoft’s recently …

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‘Xbox neXt’ hardware appears on designer profile

What appears to be a mention of a new Xbox console has appeared on a designer’s profile. As reported by Videogamer, a designer who has been at Microsoft since 2006, and working on Xbox since 2008, mentions Xbox One, Xbox SmartGlass, Xbox 360 and something called Xbox neXt in their …

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Spencer: ‘I’m not a big fan of Xbox 1.5’

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has poured cold water on talk of a mid-generation upgrade for the Xbox One. "I’m not a big fan of Xbox One and a half. If we’re going to move forward, I want to move forward in big numbers," Spencer said at the Microsoft’s Build 2016 …

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Remedy ‘baffled’ by fanboy fury over Quantum Break PC release

The creative director of Quantum Break says gamer anger over console exclusives leaves him baffled. Remedy announced in February that its upcoming Xbox One title was no-longer exclusive to the platform, and would also be coming to PC. This resulted in a backlash amongst a section of fans who felt …

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Every Xbox One can now be used as a developer kit

A major feature of the Xbox One touted before the console’s launch in 2013 has come to fruition. Before Microsoft’s console was released, the company revealed that every retail machine would double as a dev kit, opening the doors for budding game creators to build for the platform. However, the …

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