7 Great Windows 8 Games Available for Free

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Today, Windows is known in gaming communities for the third-party game stores that users can install. Mostly that’s because Microsoft has left the PC gaming community alone in the last few years. With Windows 8 Microsoft moved back into the space with Xbox On Windows. Unlike Steam and past Windows gaming experiences like Games for […]

Family Game Sharing Could Return to the Xbox One

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Owners of Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console will still get the ability to share digital video games from their library with friends and family, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer. Spencer says that instead of dropping the advantages of buying digital games, Microsoft instead choose to reevaluate them and hang on to those that they […]

Turn Off the Start Screen & Get the Start Menu Back in Windows 8.1

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The original version of Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system did something no one ever thought Microsoft would do. With it Microsoft stripped away the Start Menu that’d dominated older versions of Windows and replaced it with the Start Screen, an updated Start Menu that takes over the entire screen and provides users with notifications from their […]

Android TV Coming to Battle the Apple TV, Fire TV & Xbox One

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Google is once again trying to enter the living room with an all-in-one gaming and entertainment solution. But, as its name suggests, Google is leaving the extras behind and building an Apple TV and Fire TV competitor with its Android mobile operating system. Google announced the new operating system for televisions and set-top boxes earlier […]

Sony Adding PS3 Games to Sony TVs with PS Now

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PS Now, the cloud gaming service that’ll let users play PS3 and PS2 games on devices other than Sony’s gaming consoles, is coming to Sony Bravia televisions and more on June 30th. Sony announced the preview release date for PS Now on its televisions earlier today, noting that purchasers of select televisions released this year and […]

Amazing Video Shows Cool Gadgets in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

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We’re getting a more detailed look at the new weapons and tricks users will have at their disposal when Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare makes its highly-anticipated debut later this year. A new promotional video featuring developers from Sledgehammer Games profiles most of the new armory that’ll be at players disposals with the game. The […]

Why You’ll Want A PS4 for Batman: Arkham Knight

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Gamers will have the option to buy Batman: Arkham Knight on Microsoft’s Xbox One but it’s the PS4 version that’ll offer exclusive content that no one else can get. Sony’s pre-order page for the PS4 version of Batman: Arkham Knight revealed the coming downloadable content this week. In addition to asking users to pre-order the […]

How to Multitask in Windows 8.1

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In Windows 8 Microsoft added new kinds of apps. Called Windows Store apps, these are the small pieces of software that Windows 8 users flock to when they want a touch friendly experience or to use any of Microsoft’s latest and greatest products. Those Windows Store apps aren’t like the other apps you might be […]

How to Play Games On Your Windows 8 PC With the Xbox One Controller

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Microsoft lavishes its Xbox One entertainment console with attention. It talks about gaming on the console so much that it’s pretty easy to forget that the company has a second huge gaming platform: Windows 8. Thankfully, what PC gaming today lacks in attention, Microsoft makes up for with small important features that it will hopefully plan […]

Did Microsoft Leak the Batman: Arkham Knight Release Date?

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A retail website may have just provided users with the closest thing they’ve had to an actual Batman: Arkham Knight release date yet. The Microsoft Store, the retail arm of the computing giant that goes by the same name, began taking release date pre-orders for Batman: Arkham Knight for the Xbox One over the weekend. […]

How to Run Windows Apps on Android

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Here’s how to run Windows apps on Android so that you have the best of both worlds at your fingertips: an Android device that’s powerful and mobile enough to be useful anywhere and the flexibility to get work done with the powerful apps that only Windows can offer. First, you’ll need your Android device powered […]

How to Watch YouTube Videos on Windows Phone 8.1

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Devices running Windows Phone 8.1, like the Lumia 520, have a very checkered history with YouTube. More specifically, they’ve had trouble with YouTube apps. Today, there isn’t an official YouTube app available to devices running Windows Phone, but thankfully there are ways around that. Microsoft has stepped up to try and provide a decent YouTube app […]

Surface Pro 2 vs Surface Pro 3: What To Buy

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Microsoft shocked the world, and its own hardware partners, when it revealed the original Surface tablets. Dubbed the Surface RT and the Surface Pro, those original devices came at a time when both customers and other companies were still trying to adjust their thinking to reflect the steps this new Microsoft was willing to take […]

Why Switch to T-Mobile? Jump, Uncarrier & More

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When one looks at the aggressive moves that T-Mobile has made in the wireless carrier space, it’s hard to remember just how stagnant the industry had become. To hear that people are seriously thinking about switching to T-Mobile is even harder to grasp. This small company, with its small wireless network and basic stable of smartphones […]

Steam Summer Sale Slashes Prices on Far Cry 3 & More Fan Favorites

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The Steam Summer Sale, a yearly event that takes PC games and makes them available to all at ridiculously low prices without any sort of membership plan, is heating up. Already the sale includes crazy cheap copies of Far Cry 3, Dead Rising 3 and The Witcher 2. The Steam Summer Sale is made up […]

5 Reasons to Buy a PS Vita in 2014

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Launched in 2011, Sony’s PS Vita handheld contains the hope and dreams of an entire generation of gamers. When it launched, it was understood that Sony was going for a different segment of the gaming market. The PS Vita is for users who want more than just playing a quick game of Angry Birds online. […]

Fix Coming Soon for Watch Dogs Problems Frustrating Users

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Developer Ubisoft has confirmed that it has a fix on the way to address the horrendous game saving issues among other Watch Dogs problems that have surfaced since the game’s launch last month. Ubisoft announced an upcoming patch for Watch Dogs on its community forums earlier today. When this patch arrives it’ll not only include […]

Amazing Deal Lets Users Upgrade to the Xbox One and PS4 on the Cheap

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Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4 gaming console aren’t getting any cheaper any time soon. That being said, GameStop is offering Xbox 360 and PS3 users an absolutely spectacular deal when they trade in their older console towards an upgraded counterpart. From now until July 13th GameStop is guaranteeing users an extra 50% in value […]

GTA 5 Online Heists Are Officially Delayed

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GTA 5 developer Rockstar Games, has confirmed that online Heists it told users to expect this spring, have officially been delayed. Rockstar announced the delay of Heists content in the comments for another update that it did manage to release on time yesterday: the I’m Not a Hipster update for Xbox 360 and PS3 users […]

5 Tips for Making the Windows 8 Start Screen More Useful

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Windows 8’s Start Screen has earned a decent amount of criticism over the last couple of years. Mostly because buyers of Windows 8 tablets, desktops, laptops and 2-in-1s don’t think of it as being as useful compared to the Start Menu that it replaced. Mostly, that’s because the Start Screen is something entirely new in Windows 8. […]