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Microsoft reverses Xbox Live price hike, will add free multiplayer for some games

1023cd70-235b-11eb-bfed-de50436e7721In one of the first positive Friday night news dumps I can remember, Microsoft has not only reversed course on its poorly-received plan to raise the price for Xbox Live, it’s adding a treat. Soon, for free-to-play games (like Fortnite, Apex Legends o…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/xbox-live-price-free-fortnite-051641500.html
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Opera now has a game engine to go with its gamer-focused browser

c78ce6b0-5b30-11eb-bf7e-1b94f2a79c6bIt’s not often that a browser company acquires a game development platform. But that’s exactly what Opera has done with YoYo Games, a British team best known for GameMaker Studio 2. The latter is a hugely popular platform for novice game developers w…

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Fortnite update released: Predator, Jungle Hunter, one big alien skull!

The latest Fortnite update is ready to roll, including a new boss character, a new mythic item, new Jungle Hunter Quests, and IO Guards removed from the Arena. Overnight an issue appeared with searching for specific players through friends lists – if you’re still experiencing that, make sure you’re not “mass accepting” any friend requests in the interim. UPDATE: Fornite’s … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/fortnite-update-released-predator-jungle-hunter-one-big-alien-skull-20656069/
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GPD WIN 3 gaming handheld PC mixes old design with new hardware

The success of the Nintendo Switch revived interest in portable gaming consoles and gave birth to some devices and smartphone accessories that tried to capitalize on that. Even before the age of the Switch, however, GPD was already trying its luck with dedicated Android gaming handhelds before stumbling upon a niche yet profitable portable PC gaming market. Its latest attempt … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/gpd-win-3-gaming-handheld-pc-mixes-old-design-with-new-hardware-17655588/
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How to Factory Reset Your PS4

ps4-connect-keyboard-mouse-featured.jpg If you’re one of the lucky ones who managed to grab a new PS5, let us extend our congratulations. Your shiny new console not only has some excellent launch games (we’re looking at you Spider-Man Miles Morales), but it also has the ability to run PlayStation 4 games! With this backward compatibility, you can now sell your old PS4 to get some cash back. Here is how you can properly factory reset your PS4 before you sell it. Related: How to Factory Reset Your Xbox Console (Including Xbox One X/S & Xbox Series X/S) Back… Read more14221741.gif

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How to Stop Kids from Talking to Strangers on Nintendo Switch

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If you have kids that use a Nintendo Switch, you might worry that they could potentially talk to strangers in online-connected games. Luckily, Nintendo provides an easy way to turn off communication with others in their Parental Controls app for smartphones. Here’s how to set it up.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/706054/how-to-stop-kids-from-talking-to-strangers-on-nintendo-switch/
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How to Display Steam’s Built-in FPS Counter in PC Games

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Steam has a built-in feature that will display your frames per second (FPS) while playing PC games. It’s quick to enable and works in nearly any Steam game. Here’s how to see your FPS in Steam games on Windows 10, Mac, or Linux.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/706145/how-to-display-steams-built-in-fps-counter-in-pc-games/
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MSI Says the Stealth 15M Is the Now the Thinnest Gaming Laptop in the World

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Look, there’s nothing wrong with big, beastly 17-inch gaming monsters, but for my money, I like a gaming notebook that can balance performance and portability, and the MSI Stealth 15M has just taken that principle to a whole new level.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/msi-says-the-stealth-15m-is-the-now-the-thinnest-gaming-1846045928
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How to See FPS in Any Windows 10 Game (Without Extra Software)

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Windows 10 has a built-in FPS counter hidden in its little-known Xbox Game Bar. Despite its name, the Xbox Game Bar is a powerful full-screen overlay you can use in PC games. Here’s how to show your frames per second (FPS) in games.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/706162/how-to-see-fps-in-any-windows-10-game-without-extra-software/
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Epic has a stern warning about buying and selling Fortnite accounts

Though many items eventually make their way back into Fortnite‘s Item Shop, some are far less common than others — and many skins are exclusives in one way or another, making them rare. If you started playing the game later than everyone else, you may be tempted to buy an older Fortnite account for its classic and rare skins — … Continue reading

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