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Microsoft's Xbox One S All-Digital Edition finally joins PC gamers in the disc-less future

Nearly a decade after the PC went all-digital, the Xbox One is finally doing the same—or at least one version of the Xbox One. It won't save you much, though.

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Microsoft powers up Windows 10's Game Bar with truly useful tools for PC enthusiasts

Performance tracking, Spotify integration, better volume management tools, and cross-platform chat are all coming to the Windows 10 Game Bar.

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GDC 2019: Why gamers should actually care about this year's Game Developers Conference

We usually don't make a huge deal out of the Game Developers Conference, but anticipated announcements from Google, Microsoft, Epic, Valve, and more ensure 2019's iteration is one to watch.

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Microsoft ports Xbox Live to Android, iOS to extend the reach of Xbox

Microsoft announces an initiative tied to the Game Developers Conference to bring games on Android, iOS and Switch to its Xbox Live platform.

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Microsoft ports DirectX 12 to Windows 7, giving some older PC games a performance boost

Microsoft is porting DirectX 12 to Windows 7 on a game-by-game basis. The first game to deliver will be World of Warcraft, with others to follow.

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Recent Windows 10 patch brings good, bad performance news for PC gamers

Though Windows 10 patch KB4482887 offers a performance improvement for older Intel Core processors, it also introduces a known issue that may slow down your GPU and mouse.

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Crackdown 3 review: Why?

Crackdown 3 feels like a game unstuck from time, a piece of 2007-era design that sneaked through into 2019, with middling results.

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The best game capture software

If you want to make a video of your PC games, there's a slew of freeware that can help you do it. We compare the best game recording software around.

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Game Bar for Windows 10 review: A top gameplay capture performer, when you can see it

The Windows 10 Game Bar is a solid gameplay recording option with excellent performance, but its UI is flaky.

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What the ambitious Mad Box console implies about the future of gaming

Slightly Mad Studios, developer of Project CARS, says its newly announced Mad Box will be "the most powerful console ever built." That's hard to believe—but it might tell us something about next-gen consoles, at least.

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B&H Photo Video has a 1TB Xbox One S for $185, an extra $15 off the $199 holiday special

The 1TB Xbox One S NBA 2K19 bundle is $185 at B&H until Tuesday evening, $15 off Microsoft's $199 holiday special.

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Microsoft's 1TB Xbox One X, the most powerful gaming console, is $100 off

The 1TB Xbox One X is $400 at Amazon and other retailers.

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Intel publishes its first Modern Windows Driver for PCs, and there's no going back

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings with it the first Modern Windows Driver for PCs by Intel. It's a sharp break, as there's no going back to the "legacy" driver model without a support call.

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The best console controllers for playing games on a Mac

It's a lot easier to play Mac games with a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One controller than you might think.

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Microsoft's Project xCloud service will stream Xbox games to PCs, tablets, and phones

Microsoft's Project xCloud streaming service aims to let you play Xbox One games on any device you want, leveraging the power of both Xbox and Azure.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones Hands-On

Microsoft surprised us October 2 by unveiling the Surface Headphones, designed to tune out the noise, with 16 different levels of noise cancellation. And of course, it works with Cortana.

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Microsoft Surface Studio 2 Hands-On

The Surface Studio 2 has an even brighter, more vivid display than before, and a few improvements under the hood—though not the 8th-gen CPU we expected.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Hands-On

The new Surface Pro 6 looks a lot like its predecessor, but Microsoft made a few changes under the hood. And it's black.

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