Gamescom 2017 : A Brushing Up of What Awed and What Flawed

Just when you thought your stomach was full from E3 ‘s major announcements this June,  Germany’s Gamescom comes forth with a much bigger and varied platter. It might not have the flagship reveals of E3, but all the major games makers are here with plenty to show off.  From playing demos of upcoming games , everyone roaming around in costumes as well as cosplay events taking place, Gamescom never fails to impress , even in terms of public attendance . About Gamescom Gamescom started in 2009 and is held annually…

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Xbox Scorpio is not only about Teraflops

Microsoft’s forthcoming Xbox Scorpio with it’s 6 teraflops of processing power are of high enthusiasm to the gaming group, however as indicated by Microsoft’s Xbox head Phil Spencer, there’s more than the teraflops that makes this console so interesting. Microsoft is surging into the world of 4k gaming come Q4 of 2017 , with a console most likely boasting a AMD Vega GPU capable of 6 teraflops ( for comparision that’s slightly lesser than  a desktop grade GTX 1070 ) , AMD  Zen 8 core processor and a 320 GB/…

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming in August

At E3 Microsoft unveiled their new feature titled: Xbox Play Anywhere. But, Microsoft was somewhat shy about declaring details about the game besides confirming a few dozens of titles for its new feature. Microsoft claimed that all first party games, that is games published or developed by Microsoft will support the Play Anywhere feature. The Anniversary Update which has been scheduled for August 2, which will bring the aforementioned feature along with quite a few gaming updates. Besides Play Anywhere, the update will supposedly include security upgrades, new upgrades, and fixes…

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Keyboard and Mouse arriving to Xbox One soon!

Keyboard and mouse is the weapon of choice for most PC elitists out there both as a prop for bragging and well, its functional superiority over Controllers is no joke as well! One of the crucial reasons why PC Gamers never move to a console is Keyboard and Mouse but looks like Microsoft is plotting to roll them out to for the Xbox One soon. “When we enable PC and mouse on console it’ll be interesting to see how many of those creators think about running their PC and mouse-only…

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Gears of War 4 Cross Play will support Unlocked FPS on PC

Gears of War 4

The much talked about blockbuster i.e Gears of War 4 was recently confirmed for the PC with Microsoft’s XBox Play Anywhere feature. The title will be rolling out for both PC and Xbox One as an exclusive on the same day with cross play enabled between both the platforms. This is truly a time for the PC Gamers to rejoice because long had they been deprived of the pleasure and euphoria of the Gears of War franchise. Yes, Gears of War Ultimate Edition was launched on PC but all of…

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New Xbox to be ‘5 times more powerful’ than PS4 Neo? Rocking 10 TFLOPs

Microsoft’s new Xbox, codenamed Xbox NeXT, won’t be a mid-cycle upgrade–it’ll be a fully fledged next-gen console with higher-end PC-grade hardware. That’s according to an Italian games industry insider, who made some pretty bold claims on his blog site. An unverified source told Italian games insider x-ray that Microsoft isn’t going to counter Sony’s PlayStation Neo with an Xbox One upgrade, but instead make the jump to the next generation. The insider claims the new Xbox NeXt will be extremely powerful and  will perform up to 5-6 times that of the…

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Microsoft Discontinues Xbox 360

Xbox 360 logo

Officially announced by Microsoft, that the legendary Xbox 360 gaming console is done, and thereby halting it’s manufacture. Still the console will be sold in shops until stock ends. According to Phil Spencer, the  head of Xbox, Microsoft has discontinued Xbox 360 for one reason. It’s only because they thought it’s useless to manufacture a thing which is a decade old. The flagship is only moving off from stores and the active users will not encounter any problems. The Xbox Live servers will work and all games will remain to…

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1TB Xbox One with redesigned controller appears on Amazon for $400

An Amazon listing has been spotted  for an Xbox One with a one terabyte hard drive for $399.99 and a ship date of June 15 2015 — the exact date of the press conference.Could this be one of the surprises Phil Spencer hinted with Microsoft’s E3 Xbox One press conference?  It seems likely that Microsoft is planning to announce a the new SKU at E3, with actual units shipping immediately afterward. The listing has since been removed. More hard drive real estate is good news in a world where games are constantly expanding…

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Windows 10: A New Chapter

Windows 10: A New Chapter So Microsoft had loads of stuff to flaunt at today’s event and here goes the announcements in a quick wrap-up. Windows 10 is free upgrade, – yes you read that right! As we were expecting Windows 10 to be a lot cheaper than other Windows so far , mostly because of the low user base of Windows 8.1 due to it’s low popularity level and a rough release, initially. So it was expected that Microsoft would try to make it up to the dissatisfied 8.1…

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