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12 Most Ridiculous Robots in Fallout 4's Automatron DLC

If you like weird, boy do I have the chem for you.One of the best DLCs for Fallout 4 is Automatron, giving the Sole Survivor the opportunity to build their own customized and unearthly robots.

Smaller Xbox One model reportedly coming in 2016, more powerful 'Scorpio' in 2017

According to Kotaku, sources claim a smaller, cheaper Xbox One will be releasing later this year with a 2 TB hard drive.This type of console release is certainly not out of the ordinary for Microsoft, as the Xbox 360 got the same treatment.

Goat Simulator and XCOM part of Xbox Games with Gold birthday celebrations

If you are an Xbox Live subscriber, you will get Goat Simulator, and The Crew on Xbox One.Also, because of backward compatibility, Xbox One and Xbox 360 Live subscribers will also get Super Meat Boy, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

Master Chief joining the PC Master Race?

Kotaku recently released a report about the future of Xbox consoles, and inside that report was a mention of the Xbox One and PC coming together.The reported project is called Project Helix, and it would involve big franchises like Halo making their way to PC in addition to the Xbox One console.

Xbox One Cuts Price to $299

The Xbox One price has dropped to $299 for a limited time -- it truly is a Spring miracle.The cut is a total $50 decrease for the Xbox One, lowering the price to $299.

Halo 5 Hog Wild REQ Drop DLC Released

Released today, May 31, 2016, the "Hog Wild REQ Drop" DLC for Halo 5 Guardians features variants of the classic, iconic Warthog vehicle.The legendary Warthog REQ, the "Vespin Rocket Warthog" has faster reload times with accelerated rocket firing speeds.

Sorry paid promoters -- Mojang disallows "built in" commercial advertising in Minecraft

Microsoft's Mojang now prohibits promotions built into Minecraft, unless the creations are fan-created for fun and noncommercial use.Today, Minecraft's developer Mojang made some significant changes to their Commercial Usage Guidelines.

Mojang disallows "built in Minecraft" commercial advertising - Sorry Paid Promoters

Microsoft's Mojang now prohibits promotions built into Minecraft, unless the creations are fan-created for fun and noncommercial use.Today, Minecraft's developer Mojang made some significant changes to their Commercial Usage Guidelines.

Xbox One Price Chopped Before E3

Sometimes, those deals can appear to be validation of those rumors -- as in the case of the Xbox One getting its price chopped by $50 ahead of the marketing blitz about to descend.This price drop notably puts the Xbox One 500GB version at $299 US and the 1TB version at $319.

E3 Evaluation: Microsoft Press Conference

This year E3 had some solid presentations among its press conferences but also some cringe moments along the way.Naturally, Microsoft covered their bases with their exclusives.

Quantum Break to be Released on Steam

Despite receiving overall favourable reviews, Quantum Break greatly suffered from one thing -- its PC version was terrible due to performance and stability issues, restrictions that prevented players from using third-party workarounds, and worst of all, you needed Windows 10 to play it.Now, four months after said release, the third-person shooter will be arriving on Steam on September 14th -- and developer Remedy has promised that it has fixed all the problems the PC version had.

Value Wars: PlayStation Plus Free Games vs Xbox Live Games with Gold

Luckily, many of the indie releases for PlayStation Plus sometimes have the option of crossplay across the Vita, PS3, and PS4.The Xbox 360 titles on offer are added to the growing backwards compatibility list on the Xbox One, and work across both platforms.

Microsoft Announces New "Tech Series" Controlers

These controllers will be called the "Tech Series," and might just give custom controller retailers a run for their money.The first of these will be the Recon Tech Special Edition, which will cost $69.

Why Now Is the Best Time to Be a Gamer

In a recent conversation, my friend and I discussed how video games have changed throughout the years.With titles taking off like wildfire, consoles like the Xbox and PlayStation have had their communities grow larger than ever.

Xbox's Project Scorpio Finally Reveals Its Hardware Specs

After a long period of rumors and speculations, Project Scorpio -- Xbox's upgraded to the PS4 Pro -- has finally revealed its official hardware specs on the YouTube channel Digital Foundry.Here are the full specs of Project Scorpio, alongside the same specs for the PS4 Pro as a basis of comparison.

First Ever Photos Revealed for the Xbox: Project Scorpio Developer Kit & Hardware Break Down

Comparing this to the Xbox One, Xbox One S, and even the PlayStation 4 Pro -- it's a huge upgrade in terms of raw power on the GPU side of things.For perspective PlayStation Pro's GPU runs with 36 CUs @911MHz at a clock speed of roughly 4.

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Coming to the Windows Store and....Steam?

It will be launching on Xbox One and the Windows Store -- but even more surprising, it will also be releasing on Steam.As Destructoid originally pointed out, this is unexpected simply because Microsoft has been pushing hard for Xbox One and the Windows Store service on Windows 10 to be the absolute go-to place for its video games.

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Coming to the Windows Store and... Steam?

It will be launching on Xbox One and the Windows Store -- but even more surprising, it will also be releasing on Steam.As Destructoid originally pointed out, this is unexpected simply because Microsoft has been pushing hard for Xbox One and the Windows Store service on Windows 10 to be the absolute go-to place for its video games.

Mark My Words: The Minecraft Marketplace Will Normalize Paid Mods

Now Minecraft mod creators are getting their chance to be paid for their work.1 Discovery Update for Minecraft will launch with the Minecraft Marketplace.