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Asus ROG Ally with the Windows lock screen.

‘Compact Mode’ can’t fix the Xbox app. Here’s what could

Microsoft revealed a new Compact Mode to enhance the Xbox app on Windows, but the app's problems run much deeper.
An Ikran flies over Pandora in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora.

All upcoming Xbox Series X games: 2023, 2024 and beyond

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Best gaming TVs of 2023 for Xbox Series X, PS5, and more

Saga walks through Coffee World in Alan Wake 2.

All charm locations and effects in Alan Wake 2

Mayor Setter

How to show all collectibles in Alan Wake 2 with the Mayor Setter Charm

Ichiban fights a guy with a machete in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth.

Everything announced at the Xbox Partner Preview

A gun sits in a drawer in Signalis.

Check out this fantastic horror game before it leaves Xbox Game Pass next week

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Save $70 on the Xbox Series X with Forza Horizon 5

Players make a tackle in gameplay action of Madden NFL 24.

Madden NFL 24 for PS5 and Xbox Series X is 39% off

Stomund from Lords of the Fallen

Where to get the Pilgrim’s Perch Key in Lords of the Fallen

Issac Clarke exploring ruins in Dead Space Remake.

One of the year’s best reviewed games is coming to Xbox Game Pass

A driver races a car in Forza Motorsport.

I know nothing about cars and even I’m obsessed with Forza Motorsport

The Lords of the Fallen undead scene.

How to get Severed Hands in Lords of the Fallen and where to donate them

If you'd like to know how to get your hands on, well, some Severed Hands, we'll tell you how to get ahold of some and where you can donate them for loot.
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How to get Pilfered Coins in Lords of the Fallen and where to donate them

If you enjoy helping other players or you need help yourself, you'll likely come across a multiplayer currency known as Pilfered Coins in Lords of the Fallen.
Sunless Skein in Lords of the Fallen.

Where to get the Sunless Skein Key in Lords of the Fallen

If you've passed some doors that require the Sunless Skein Key but haven't been able to find this elusive item, we'll tell you where you can round it up.
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How to beat Pieta in Lords of the Fallen

Pieta is Lords of the Fallen's first real boss fight, and she comes packing quite a punch. Here are some tips that can help you score victory against this foe.
The key art from when Microsoft finally acquired Activision Blizzard.

Microsoft has acquired Activision Blizzard: What does that mean for you?

After nearly two years, Microsoft finally acquired Activision Blizzard. Here's what that means for players and Xbox's future.
A knight with a large sword prepares to stab a dragon in Lords of the Fallen.

Is Lords of the Fallen cross-platform?

Lords of the Fallen is challenging, so you may want to invite some friends along. But can they join if they're on other platforms? We've got the answer.
A warrior stands in an Umbral hallway in Lords of the Fallen.

How to get Plucked Eyeballs in Lords of the Fallen and where to donate them

If you want to collect everything in Lords of the Fallen while also avenging other fallen souls, then you need to find some Plucked Eyeballs.
Skyrest Bridge Key location in Lords of the Fallen

Where to get the Skyrest Bridge Key in Lords of the Fallen

This key can be found early in the game and will open a wide variety of shortcuts around the Skyrest Bridge, so you'll want to seek it out as soon as possible.
Xbox acquired Activision Blizzard on January 18, 2022, and gained the rights to Call of Duty, Candy Crush, and more.

Microsoft finally closes its $69B Activision Blizzard acquisition

Microsoft confirmed that it has completed its acquisition of Activision Blizzard after nearly two years of scrutiny from regulators.
Character looking at an enemy in Lords of the Fallen

The best XP farming spot in Lords of the Fallen

Lords of the Fallen is a very challenging game, so you'll want to make sure you're prepared by leveling up whenever you can. This spot should make it a breeze.
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Save $60 on this Xbox Series X bundle with Diablo 4

The Microsoft Xbox Series X 1TB Diablo IV bundle, originally priced at $560, is on sale from Best Buy for just $500. Gamers, don't miss this amazing offer.
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Xbox Series S Prime Day Deal saves you $30 on the console

Today you can add an Xbox Series S to your home theater at a discount with this Prime Day deal taking place at Walmart.
The Xbox Elite Series 2 Core controller.

Xbox Elite Series 2 controller is over $40 off for Prime Day
An astronaut explores a planet's surface in Starfield.

A field-of-view slider headlines Starfield’s latest update

Bethesda just added first- and third-person FOV sliders to Starfield in its latest update.
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Major Redfall patch adds 60 fps performance mode, a stealth overhaul, and more

Redfall finally got the performance mode that was promised before the game even launched via a massive new patch.
EMBARGO 10/4 12:01 AM PT: A camera angle up close to a Forza Motorsport race.

Xbox’s 2023 games feel like the Series X launch lineup we never got

The exclusives Microsoft released for Xbox Series X/S this year have made 2023 feel like what 2020 should have felt like.
Xbox Series X on a table.

Xbox Series X Diablo 4 bundle is $70 off in time for the holidays

The Xbox Series X is a great console and right now, you can buy it at an equally great price when bundled with Diablo IV at Walmart.
A single car makes a turn in Forza Motorsport.

Forza Motorsport review: the long-awaited racing tune-up delivers

The long wait for Forza Motorsport was worth it as this is one of the best-looking and smoothest-playing games on Xbox Series X.
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How to start the Conqueror of Jiangdong DLC in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

There are new levels to fight your way through in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty's Conqueror of Jiandong DLC, but you'll need to clear some of the main campaign first.
Cuphead battling boss in Cuphead DLC.

Cuphead is getting a free Xbox and Windows exclusive anniversary update

If you own Cuphead on Xbox or Windows, you're getting a free anniversary update this week filled with behind-the-scenes videos and art.
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Play Xbox Game Pass’ weirdest game before it leaves on September 30

Xbox Game Pass is losing some gems on September 30, including this weird and wild Western.
A black Xbox Series X and controller against a black background.

Leaked Xbox controller could fix the most underwhelming thing about the Series X

The recent Xbox leaked revealed several pieces of unannounced hardware, but Series X's possible new controller stands out the most.

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