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The Game Awards 2019

The Game Awards 2019's biggest reveals: Hellblade II, a new PlayerUnknown game, and more

Per usual, awards took a backseat to ads at The Game Awards. We've collected all the trailers inside, from The Wolf Among Us 2 to Humankind to Gears Tactics, Surgeon Simulator 2, and more.

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Microsoft announces the Xbox Series X at The Game Awards, along with a Hellblade sequel

Spoiler: It's a black box, but this time it's tall instead of wide. Oh, and it's arriving in November, 2020.

Halo: Reach (PC)

Halo: Reach PC impressions: The prodigal son returns to the PC, with some quirks

Halo's back on PC for the first time in over a decade and that's got us nostalgic, even if lackluster graphics settings and mouse-and-keyboard snags put a damper on the Halo: Reach experience.

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Minecraft Earth goes live in preview for the entire United States

Microsoft's augmented-reality version of Minecraft is now yours to try out for iOS and Android.

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iOS 13: How to pair an Xbox One controller with your iPhone or iPad

iOS 13 finally lets you use game controllers you likely already have in your home.

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Hands on with Microsoft's Project xCloud: Putting cellular cloud gaming to the test

We've tried Microsoft's Project xCloud, now available in beta, and it's a surprisingly good experience playing Xbox games over a cellular connection.

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Xbox console streaming goes live for Xbox Insiders

Microsoft turns on the second phase of its cloud gaming experiment, streaming games from your home Xbox to an Android phone.

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Microsoft's Xbox All Access subscription leases you a console, games, and a path to Project Scarlett

Microsoft has launched a monthly Xbox subscription service that allows gamers to lease an Xbox console, controller, game subscription, and trade it in for Project Scarlett next year.

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Windows, Xbox now allow parents to set per-game screen time limits for kids

Microsoft has made its Windows and Xbox family settings more granular, allowing parents to place more defined limits on their kids' online activity and screen time.

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Microsoft wants you to help test its Project xCloud game streaming service

Offer includes free access to Gears 5, Halo 5, Killer Instinct, and Sea of Thieves if you sign up.

Forza Horizon 4

Drive away with Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Edition for $30 at Best Buy

Save $70 on the latest release from the series we called 'the best arcade racer.'

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Minecraft's long-promised Super Duper Graphics Pack overhaul is dead

Two years after announcing Minecraft's Super Duper Graphics Pack overhaul, developer Mojang cancels the idea. Java Edition gamers can still use mods, though.

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Microsoft is shutting down its online versions of Hearts, Spades, Checkers and more

Microsoft says that it will discontinue the online versions of many popular games, such as Hearts, Backgammon, and Go.

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What's inside the Atari VCS: Faux wood paneling, AMD's Ryzen, and the soul of a Steam Machine

The Atari VCS carries the torch of Steam Machines forward, but the nostalgia-tinged $250 PC offers a more than just emulated Asteroids.

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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is more than just another remaster

For its 20th anniversary, Age of Empires II is getting another facelift—and a bunch of interface tweaks, new tutorials and challenges, and an entire expansion's worth of content.

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Obsidian's The Outer Worlds feels even more like Fallout: New Vegas than I expected

We got a deeper glimpse of Obsidian's The Outer Worlds at E3 2019, and the sci-fi RPG definitely draws on the studio's Fallout: New Vegas experience.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Halo Reach on PC plays pretty much like you'd expect (and that's a good thing)

We got our first hands-on time with Halo Reach running on a PC at E3 2019, and came away pleased with 343i's PC port as it stands so far—though obviously the real test will come when it's out in the wild.

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Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 reveals: Watch all the major game announcements here

Microsoft came to E3 2019 ready to game, unveiling several blockbuster titles ranging from Halo to Cyberpunk 2077 to Elden Ring, a From Software/George R. R. Martin mash-up.

Xbox Game Pass for PC

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC gives you a ton of great games for $10 per month

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is cheaper than we expected, and the lineup is very long and surprisingly strong—especially if you love indie games.

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What to expect at E3 2019: Live stream info, games galore, and maybe a new Xbox?

These are the games we expect to see at E3 2019—and some more that we hope to see.

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