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PS5 v Xbox Series X: Who will win the next-gen console race?

PS5 v Xbox Series X: Who will win the next-gen console race?

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Halo Infinite Xbox Series X trailer divides fans

Halo Infinite Xbox Series X trailer divides fans

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Microsoft has given gamers a first look at Halo Infinite's gameplay.The firm said that the game's map was more than twice the size of that in the sci-fi franchise's last two entries combined.It also promised "more complex visual effects" than before on its forthcoming Xbox Series X console.However, some gamers voiced disappointment on social media at the quality of the graphics shown within the demo. This may in part be down to the art style of Halo Infinite, and the live stream being broadcast in high definition at 1080p.A trailer uploaded soon afterwards in 4K showed the detail and lighting to much better effect. ...
Keanu Reeves drops in on Xbox E3 event

Keanu Reeves drops in on Xbox E3 event

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Keanu Reeves made a surprise appearance at Microsoft's E3 Xbox press conference to reveal the launch date of one of the most anticipated video games.The movie actor announced that Cyberpunk 2077 is set to go on sale on 16 April 2020.The future-set role-playing game is being developed by CD Projekt Red, the studio behind the Witcher series.Reeves - who has starred in the Matrix trilogy amongst other sci-fi movies - will appear in the title.His brief appearance at the Xbox event drew huge applause with one attendee shouting: "You're breathtaking.""No, you're breathtaking," the actor ad-libbed in reply. Reeves' involvement guarantees positive publicity for Poland's CD Proje...
E3 2017: Microsoft unveils Xbox One X

E3 2017: Microsoft unveils Xbox One X

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMicrosoft has unveiled the latest games console in its line-up, a more powerful version of the Xbox One called the Xbox One X.The tech giant touted the machine's specs, including its ability to run games in 4K ultra-HD, ahead of the E3 games show in Los Angeles.To be released on 7 November, the Xbox One X will cost $ 499, or £449 in the UK.One analyst said Microsoft was keen to keep attracting hardcore gamers.Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe system, which also runs games at 60 frames-per-second (fps), was labelled "the most powerful console ever made" on stage by Phil Spencer, head of Xbox.It is also the smallest Xbox yet.It joins the Xbox One S - a slimmer version of the Xbox One that supports 4K video streaming - in the roster of...