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Ori and the Will of the Wisps hands-on: Recapturing that magic feeling

Ori and the Will of the Wisps's E3 demo carries on the spirit of its beautiful predecessor.

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Forza Horizon 4 hands-on: A song of ice and tires

Forza Horizon 4 brings the best arcade racer to a historical Britain swirling through the seasons. We couldn't stop playing the demo.

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Microsoft Xbox's E3 reveals: Halo Infinite, Cyberpunk 2077, Gears 5, and 18 exclusives

At its blowout E3 2018 press conference, Microsoft revealed 50 games, including 15 world premieres, 18 exclusive games, and a new Halo.

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Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller helps players with disabilities game more comfortably

The Xbox Adaptive Controller is a versatile device for people with limited mobility.

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Microsoft lets you gift digital PC games now, but the Xbox experience still sucks on computers

You can now gift PC games, DLC, and Xbox One games in the Microsoft Store, a feature Steam has had since before the Microsoft Store launched five years ago.

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Microsoft's 'April Xbox Update' debuts, pushing Xbox One gamers toward PC monitors

Microsoft continues to push the Xbox One closer to the PC with planned support for PC-style 120Hz displays.

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Why Windows 10 needs a specialized gaming edition

How a distinct version of Windows 10 could appeal to PC gamers.

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Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing paves the way for lifelike gaming, the graphics holy grail

Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing tools for DirectX 12 make the holy grail of graphics possible: real-time ray tracing effects. And we have the first video to prove it!

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How machine learning can make prettier PC games that adapt to your play preferences

Microsoft's new WinML and DirectML tools can supercharge games with smarter, adaptable AI, prettier images, and reduced development times.

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Microsoft buying Valve would be a disaster for PC gaming

It's (thankfully) just a rumor, and a thin one at that, but a potential Microsoft acquisition of Valve could spell the end of PC gaming as we currently know it.

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Microsoft offers three unconvincing reasons why its consumer business isn't dead yet

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella tried to respond to concerns that Microsoft's consumer strategy may be floundering, though his response wasn't especially convincing.

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Try VR for cheap: Windows Mixed Reality headsets are on sale for nearly half off today

Windows Mixed Reality headsets from Acer, HP, and Lenovo are at steep discounts as part of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals.

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Microsoft's selling gaming laptops, PCs, and peripherals for wildly cheap today

Microsoft is slashing the price of gaming PCs for its annual 12 Days of Deals.

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Xbox One X review: A surprising amount of power in a very small box

The Xbox One X is faster than ever, and it also matches up to the majority (55 percent or more) of gaming PCs today—and for only $500. Pretty impressive, for a console.

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Windows 10's TruePlay gaming tech starts sniffing out cheaters

Microsoft has added TruePlay, an optional anti-cheating technology for PC gaming, to Windows 10. But how optional will it really be?

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Xbox Fall Update: The biggest changes as Microsoft preps for the Xbox One X

Microsoft's Fall Update for the Xbox readies gamers for the Xbox One X through ways to back up and preload 4K content.

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Xbox's chief wants to bring Xbox Game Pass and old-school Xbox games to Windows PCs

Phil Spencer wants you to be able to play Xbox games on your PC, though Xbox 360 games might be tricky.

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Hands-on: Microsoft's Xbox One X is a tiny console with big 4K gaming potential

We go hands-on with Microsoft's powerful Xbox One X console and Forza Motorsport 7.

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Why VR was a conspicuous no-show at Microsoft's Xbox One X launch

Microsoft says they're not willing to talk about virtual reality on its upcoming Xbox One X console. Instead, Microsoft is pushing mixed reality on Windows PCs.

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Microsoft at E3: Meet the Xbox One X's legion of games (that are coming to PC, too)

At E3, Microsoft revealed the powerful Xbox One X, and an army of games—22 exclusive to Xbox and Windows—to bolster it.

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