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October 24, 2017 6:46 PM Xbox One X Performs Like High-End PC, Dev Says

The Xbox One X is set to launches on November 7. Releasing alongside it is Super Lucky's Tale, which is one of the first games designed to take full advantage of Microsoft's upcoming console. We had a chance to speak with Playful Corp CEO Paul Bettner to get the game developer's take on just how powerful the system is. In our in-depth hardware-focused 484

October 24, 2017 2:31 PM Original Xbox Games Benefit From 16X Pixel Count on Xbox One X; Up to 4X on Xbox One & Xbox One S

Original Xbox games will take advantage of the extra power of both the Xbox One and upcoming Xbox One X with up to 16X the pixel count. Microsoft will be releasing 13 original Xbox games today as part of its backwards compatibility program for the Xbox One family, including Ninja Gaiden Black, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Black, and Crimson 110

October 24, 2017 2:31 PM Now you can play original Xbox games on Xbox One: start with these 5 classics

Thought playing Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One was cool? Well, now you can dig back even further into the Xbox's lifespan and play games from Microsoft's original 2001 console. A handful of them, at least. While Xbox 360 backwards compatibility launched with a meaty list of 100 games, Microsoft's taking a slower approach this time around: now you can play a total 87

October 24, 2017 1:21 PM How to Play Your Original Xbox Games on Xbox One

Microsoft's latest console finally supports original Xbox games, meaning you can relive some of your favorite hits from the early 2000's without having to dust off the chunky old system. If you own the physical version of any of these games, simply pop the disc in your Xbox One and you're good to go. If you own any of these titles digitally, you'll find them in the My Games 103

October 23, 2017 4:05 PM Halo 3 and other Xbox 360 games are being enhanced for Xbox One X

Microsoft is extending its Xbox One X Enhanced program to existing Xbox 360 games. IGN reports that four Xbox 360 games will include enhancements specifically for the new Xbox One X console when it launches on November 7th. Halo 3, Assassin's Creed, Fallout 3, and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion will all include tweaks that push the on-screen pixels to nine times 130

October 23, 2017 1:59 PM First original Xbox backward compatibility games available this week

Microsoft revealed at E3 earlier this year that the Xbox One will be backwards compatible with some original Xbox games. It appears the feature is ready to launch, as original Xbox games are now appearing in Microsoft’s “games on demand” section of the Xbox marketplace. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Neowave: The King of Fighters, Prince of Persia 127

October 22, 2017 8:14 AM The product design of Google's Pixel family seems like an afterthought — but that might just be ok

Google recently announced several new hardware products at an event in San Francisco on October 4. From smartphones to convertible laptops and digital assistant-powered earbuds, the Mountain View company had it all. The company's SVP for hardware and products, Rick Osterloh, told The Verge that the company is serious about hardware, and one of the ways it's showing 141

October 22, 2017 2:23 AM New Xbox One X Spot Invites You To "Feel True Power"

Microsoft's super-powered console is coming very soon. The Xbox One X is almost here. Microsoft's new console launches on November 7, and as part of the launch, Microsoft is of course rolling out a marketing campaign. This kicks off this weekend with a campaign in the United States called "Feel True Power." A TV commercial will air on Sunday, October 91

October 20, 2017 3:42 PM Windows now includes gaming cheat detection at the system level

Optional "TruePlay" protects game memory, monitors OS for common cheating patterns. Developers that want to stop cheaters in their Windows games are getting a little additional system-level help from Microsoft via TruePlay, a new API being rolled out through Windows 10's Fall Creators Update. The feature, which is now documented on the Windows Dev Center 111

October 17, 2017 8:33 PM Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Lots of small changes—and maybe the revolution

New features, but is Windows Mixed Reality going to be the next big thing? It has arrived: Windows 10 version 1709, build 16299, the Fall Creators Update. Members of the Windows Insider program have been able to use this latest iteration for a while now, but today's the day it will hit Windows Update for the masses. As with the Creators Update earlier 464