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The Medium is a chilling horror game divided between two amazing realities

The medium it's an interesting Xbox exclusive. Microsoft's largest console gaming philosophy has been to continue to support the latest generation of Xbox One while offering enhanced versions of those same games on Xbox Series X and S. However, The medium It is exclusive to current generation consoles and PCs, without an Xbox One version. According to developer Bloober Team, the technical limitations found in the state-of-the-art hardware were inhibiting his vision of a psychological horror game taking place in two different realities simultaneously.After my time with The mediumI am happy to say that the developer's decision has paid off, allowing you to take full advantage of the most robust hardware to deliver a unique and gripping horror experience. The best of both world...
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YouTube finally brings HDR support to Xbox consoles

YouTube is finally adding HDR (high dynamic range) color support to Microsoft's various Xbox consoles, including Xbox One S / X and Xbox Series X / S. If you have a TV or monitor capable of displaying HDR10 content and a compatible Xbox console, you can take advantage of the feature. The maximum resolution at which each console is capable of outputting YouTube HDR videos depends on the Xbox you are using, as the Xbox Series X is capable of 4K HDR at up to 60fps and the Xbox One S plays HDR content at 1440p and up to 60 fps. While this is a welcome move on the part of Google-owned YouTube, the platform doesn't have a lot of worthwhile HDR content available. That being said, if you're looking to test what your fancy new TV is capab...
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Here are the free games coming to Xbox Games with Gold in February 2021

Every month, Microsoft offers four Xbox games at no additional cost to those subscribing to its Xbox Live Gold service. However, in February 2021, the company will offer five titles as part of its Games with Gold program. Here are the games:Gears 5 (normally $ 49.99 CAD) - Available February 1 - 28 [also on Xbox Game Pass] Demonic resident (normally $ 25.99) - Available February 1 - 28 Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition (normally $ 14.99) - Available February 16 - March 15 Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb (Typically $ 9.99) - Available Feb 1-15 (Original Xbox game playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility) Lost planet 2 (normally $ 19.99) - Available February 16-28 (Xbox 360 game playable on Xbox One via backward compati...
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EB Games to get more Xbox Series X / S on January 21 via All Access

EB Games Canada has confirmed that it will have more Xbox Series X and S units available for purchase on Thursday, January 21 at 11am ET. Specifically, this resupply will be for Xbox All Access, Microsoft's Xbox console financing program that is exclusive to EB Games in Canada. Through All Access, you can get a Series X or S for $ 0 up front, and the payments are spread over a 24-month period. Monthly pricing starts at $ 39.99 CAD / month for Series X and $ 29.99 / month for Series S. Financing is provided by RBC and has a 0 percent APR for 24 months. In addition to an Xbox console, All Access includes 24 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. This gives you access to Game Pass on Xbox, Android, and PC, as well as Xbox Live Gold and...
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EB Games sales cut 50 percent of sports games and more

'Mood boosters, 'EB Games' latest sale, lowers the price of several Xbox One and PlayStation 4 games and includes an emphasis on sports titles. Many of the top-discounted games are EA Sports games, including FIFA 21 and NHL 21. It is also worth noting that both Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 They feature free Xbox Series X / S and PlayStation 5 upgrades. The list of games for sale is below:Source: EB games
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Xbox Series X / S shortage will last until spring, says Microsoft

During the latest installment of the Xbox podcast Major NelsonMicrosoft's Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, spoke about the production shortfall with the Xbox Series X / S, noting that Microsoft expects supply problems to last until spring 2021: reports Chronicle of videogames. Then "the most successful launch in Microsoft historyThe tech giant has struggled spectacularly to keep up with demand; Its next-gen game consoles have been flying off retail shelves faster than Microsoft can get them there since the console launch in november. Going into detail on why production is currently hampered, Spencer revealed that the real problem lies further down the supply chain: Microsoft is simply not getting enough components to build more consoles. Record sales of game-oriented components such ...
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Here are the free games coming to Xbox Games with Gold in January 2021

Every month, Microsoft offers four Xbox games at no additional cost to those subscribing to its Xbox Live Gold service. With 2020 drawing to a close, Xbox has revealed the free games for January 2021:Little nightmares (normally $ 24.99) - Available January 1-31 Dead rising (normally $ 24.99) - Available January 16 - February 15 The King of Fighters XIII (normally $ 29.99) - Available January 1-15 (Xbox 360 game playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility) Decomposition (Typically $ 9.99) - Available January 16-31 (Original Xbox game playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility)It's important to note that all of these games are playable on Xbox One, as well as Microsoft's new consoles, Xbox Series X and S, thanks to bac...
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Xbox launches a great holiday sale, offering discounts on around 800 games

Microsoft has launched its great Christmas sale on digital games, offering significant savings on just over 800 Xbox One games. See below some of the more notable offers:You can find the full list of offers here. The Christmas offer runs until January 3. All of these games and more are playable on Xbox One and the recently released Xbox Series X / S through backward compatibility, with some including Immortal Fenyx Rising, Yakuza as a dragon and Assassin's Creed Valhalla - presents technical improvements in the latest consoles. Image Credit: Activision
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Fortnite now supports 120 fps on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S

Epic Games has implemented 120 fps support for Fortnite on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S. The popular Battle Royale game already featured 4K / 60fps on the new consoles when they launched this month, but they now run at an even higher frame rate if you have a TV that supports 120Hz. You can enable '120FPS Mode' in the game's video settings, although doing so will limit the resolution to 1440p on PS5 and Xbox Series X. Also, "shadow settings, post-processing, and transmission distances are slightly reduced" from this way, according to Epic. On the less powerful S Series, the resolution is capped at 1080p when 120fps is enabled. On the other hand, the base resolution has defaulted to 1200p when 120fps is off; previously, it w...
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Microsoft’s The Initiative is creating a new Perfect Dark game

We finally know what The Initiative is working on. The Microsoft studio based in Santa Monica, California, is developing a new entry in the iconic Rare Perfect dark Serie. During The Game Awards a brief reveal preview of the next game was shown. There has been no new entry in the Perfect dark series from Perfect Dark Zero released alongside the Xbox 360 in 2005. While that particular title was not well received, Perfect dark for Nintendo 64 it is revered as a genre-defining console first-person shooter.This announcement confirmed rumors that The Initiative has been developing a new entry in the series for the past few years. Unsurprisingly, little is known about the game so far. It's unclear if it's targeting all Xbox consol...
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Here are some tips on how to get PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S in Canada

This holiday season, three of the newest tech products are Sony's PlayStation 5 and Microsoft's Xbox Series X and S. However, as is often the case with these kinds of things, the demand far exceeds the supply. Therefore, consoles often sell out within a few minutes of being online at retailers' websites. With that said, you can adopt a few strategies to (hopefully) increase your chances of getting a console. See below some of these options: Don't gamble on store purchases This is perhaps the most obvious, but given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and widespread closures / restrictions across the country, you're unlikely to get consoles in stores. For the most part, major retailers like Walmart, Best Buy Canada EB Games have only restocked the consoles on their websites. Follow the r...
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Halo Infinite Gets New Fall 2021 Release Window

Infinite Halo, Microsoft's single-launch title Xbox Series X / S, will now officially launch in Fall 2021, according to a blog post published by 343 Industries. The game was originally scheduled to launch in November but was delayed in August due to the development challenges surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the outright negative reaction to the game's simplistic and throwback visuals (check out the hilarious Craig memes).It is not clear specifically when Infinite Halo will be released in the fall. That said, the game could end up being delayed for a full year after its original scheduled release. In the blog post, Joseph Staten, creative director of 343 Industries, writes that the studio aims to create the "most engaging Halo game of all time." Staten then says Hal...