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The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If a report from the NPD Group is accurate, Nintendo is eating Sony and Microsoft’s lunch in the United States. The Switch was the #1 ...

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Microsoft: Demand Is ‘Super High’ For Xbox One X Launch Next Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the last four years, Microsoft has played second fiddle to Sony’s PlayStation 4. There are a number of reasons why, including poor initial communication, ...

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Unloved, Unlamented, Microsoft Finally Kills Kinect

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft first launched Project Natal — later known as Kinect — it declared that the device would usher in a bold new world of ...

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How Microsoft Built Xbox 360, Xbox Compatibility Into the Xbox One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Xbox One and PS4 have broadly similar features, but there’s a few areas where Microsoft has beaten Sony: Backwards compatibility with the Xbox 360 ...

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Microsoft, Lenovo to Ship Sub-$300 Windows 10 S Notebooks

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the strangest things about Windows 10 S, Microsoft’s Chromebook competitor and locked-down educational OS play, is that Microsoft chose to debut it with ...

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Microsoft Details GPU Monitoring in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

When we covered Microsoft’s new plans for a new GPU analysis tool last week as part of the Fall Creator’s Update, we had some questions about how the tool would function and what information it would present. We’ve since spoken ...

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Microsoft Adds Local Multiplayer From the Original Xbox to the Xbox One X

Once upon a time, if you wanted to play multiplayer on a game console, you had to do it with a common television and multiple controllers. This worked plenty well, if you had the right setup — I spent more ...

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Microsoft Files Trademark Application for ‘DirectReality’ as E3 Approaches

Microsoft has been teasing its E3 show for the past week or so, with hints about Project Scorpio. Now, we know the company is possibly looking to emphasize VR or AR with a new trademark filing for DirectReality. The single-word ...

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Seagate, Microsoft Debut Xbox One Storage Options With Game Pass

Seagate and Microsoft have teamed up before to offer Xbox-branded external storage options, and the storage manufacturer has recently refreshed its product line to match the style of last summer’s Xbox One S. Beyond that, however, these new drives also ...

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Microsoft plans convergence of PC, Xbox gaming, releases more details on Windows 10 Game Mode

For the last few months we’ve heard tidbits and hints about Microsoft’s upcoming Game Mode for Windows 10. The new mode, which is part of the Creators Update, is supposed to help some games run modestly faster — and as ...

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