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Xbox’s Mike Ybarra is leaving Microsoft after 20 years

Mike Ybarra has been with Microsoft for the past 20 years, working on the Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One software experience. He became the Corporate Vice President of Gaming not too long ago, and has been deeply involved with the Xbox Insider Program. Today, Ybarra announced on Twitter that he was leaving Microsoft for a new adventure. It’s unclear what this is, but we’ll keep you posted as soon as we find out. After 20 years at Microsoft, it’s time for my next adventure. It’s been a great ride at Xbox and the future is bright. Thanks to everyone …

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Tropico 6 review for Xbox One, PS4, PC

Platform: Xbox OneAlso on: PC, PS4Publisher: Kalypso MediaDeveloper: Shifting TidesMedium: DigitalPlayers: 1-4Online: YesESRB: T I’ve always enjoyed city-building games more in theory than in practice. Like, I love the idea of a game like Sim City or Cities: Skylines, where you get to build a city from the ground up, but when it comes time to play it, I quickly discover that I’m terrible at paying attention to details, and my cities invariably end up on fire, without basic utilities, and generally terrible places to live. So you might expect that I have the same issue with Tropico 6. I …

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KontrolFreek Borderlands 3 ClapTrap Thumbsticks for Xbox One Review

I’m a big fan of the Borderlands franchise, and I’ve been known to wax lyrical for an hour or two about the products that KontrolFreek drop to the gaming market. That should therefore mean that I’ve got nothing but good to say about the latest thumbstick additions to come from the KontrolFreek team, that of the Borderlands 3 ClapTrap edition. Well yes, that’s exactly right, for these are a set of thumbstick enhancers that any Borderlands fan, or not for that matter, will want to see placed on their controller.  Much like the vast majority of products that come from …

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Xbox One’s parental control time limits now apply across Windows and Android

The Xbox One’s October 2019 update gives parents much more granular control over how long their kids can use different apps and games. The update allows parents to set time limits on a per-app basis, which will apply regardless of whether a child is using the app on an Xbox One console, Windows 10 PC, or Android phone using the Microsoft launcher. The update, which is rolling out now, also adds new notifications for when wish list items are on sale, and better integrates Microsoft’s Mixer streaming service into the console’s dashboard. Parents have previously been able to set limits …

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Should I Buy… WD My Passport portable hard drive (HDD) for PS4/Xbox One?

When it comes to buying a hard drive to expand the storage space on either a PS4 or Xbox One, allowing you to install more games, you’ve got a wealth of options. The top pick in both our guides to the best PS4 external hard drives and Xbox One external hard drives is the Western Digital My Passport HDD. So, the answer to the question ‘should I buy the WD My Passport’ seems obvious…. But this article will explain why we’ve placed it above all the other drives you can get. Quick look Sizes: 1TB-4TBWeight: 0.54 lbDimensions: 4.3 x 3.2 …

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Xbox One and PC get more powerful parental tools from Microsoft

Microsoft wants to help you get a clearer picture of what your kids are doing online and what they’re playing, and to help you control both things. A new series of online tools is about to be released that may help you do just that, even if your children do their best to thwart your efforts. The power of these updated parental controls comes from their granularity: You can give your children time limits on each internet-connected device, or even on each game. If you want to say your children can only play Minecraft for an hour each day, the …

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Here are the best ways to charge your Xbox One controller

Your Xbox One controller can be used while it’s charging with the Play & Charge Kit, and it should take about four hours for it to charge completely. Once fully charged, your Xbox One controller should last for up to 30 hours of use. You can also connect your Xbox One controller directly to your console with a micro USB cable, or get a different rechargeable battery pack. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . There are a few different ways to charge an Xbox One controller . You can use the Xbox One Play & Charge Kit, a …

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Apple Adds Microsoft’s Xbox Wireless Controller to its Online Store

Apple has added the Xbox Wireless Controller to Apple.com, although the accessory is currently unavailable to purchase at the time of writing. Apple sells a few different gaming controllers on its website to connect to iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS devices, but as of yet the company has never directly sold Microsoft or Sony’s own gaming controllers. Now that players can connect the Xbox Wireless Controller to their iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV to play games on Apple devices, it appears that Apple has worked out a deal with Microsoft to sell its controller on the Apple store. As of now, …

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Code Vein review for PC, PS4, Xbox One

Platform: PCAlso On: PS4, Xbox OnePublisher: Bandai NamcoDeveloper: Shift/Bandai Namco StudiosMedium: Digital/DiscPlayers: MultiOnline: YesESRB: M If Dark Souls had an easy mode When discussing Code Vein, the first thing that will inevitably come up is the comparison to the Dark Souls series. Before the game had even gone gold, people had dubbed it “Anime-Souls”, due to the way combat appeared to play out, the massive boss fights, the unique progression system, and various other gameplay aspects we have come to associate with the From Software games. When I started my 35-ish hour journey with Code Vein, I wholeheartedly agreed with …

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This Xbox One Sale Discounts Some Of The Best Survival Games

The products discussed here were independently chosen by our editors. GameSpot may get a share of the revenue if you buy anything featured on our site. The Xbox One’s weekly sale has been revealed, and this time, you have a selection of some of the console’s best survival games. There’s no advertised end-time for this sale, but weekly Xbox One Store sales typically run until the following Monday–in this case, that’s October 14. The big hitters for this week’s sale include Ark Survival Evolved, No Man’s Sky, and Conan Exiles, as well as 7 Days To Die, The Long Dark, …

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ALTAS Xbox One Launch Delayed, Issue Resolved But ETA Unknown

It looks like the launch of ATLAS on Xbox One has been delayed due to a now resolved issue. The ETA for launch is unknown at this point. In a blog post, the dev team provided an update on where the launch currently stands. “The good news is that we’ve been informed that the issue is resolved (context), which will allow us to now do everything that needs to be done in order to get ATLAS released and available for you. The bad news is that unfortunately, this process will still take a few hours which means we’re currently looking at a …

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Game Release Dates Of 2019 And Beyond: PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint is the follow-up to 2017’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, though developer Ubisoft is taking a different approach this time around. Breakpoint will have a darker tone, the developer says, in its new fictional New Zealand-esque setting, Aurora. Aurora is home to Skell Technology, a corporation specializing in AI drone tech. When communication with the company ceases, you’re sent to the archipelago to investigate. When you arrive, however, you find yourself not in the role of the hunter, but the hunted. Throughout Breakpoint, you’ll encounter a paramilitary group known as the Wolves, …

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Pirate MMO Atlas sets sail on Xbox One

Kyle | October 8, 2019 The massive multiplayer pirate adventure Atlas is now available on Xbox One via Xbox Game Preview. Previously released on PC, the Xbox One work-in-progress version features cross-platform support on day one as well as full keyboard and mouse support, allowing PC and Xbox players to play at parity. Or if you would rather play alone, you can check out the new single-player mode. The game sells itself as “the ultimate survival MMO.” It allows you to construct a pirate ship, assemble a crew, and explore a game world that the developers say extends 45,000 square …

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Worse Than Death launches on Xbox One

If you’re after an action adventure which focuses efforts around a high school reunion, then there is possibly only one game for you – Worse Than Death on Xbox One. Available to purchase and download this very minute on Xbox One, Worse Than Death provides a single player experience that will have you running for your life, as a high school reunion goes wrong and you’re left to try and uncover the wicked truth behind your home town. Playing out as an action adventure which comes with the most glorious of beautifully drawn worlds, much of your time with Worse …

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A Winter’s Daydream drops new text-based story to Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita and Nintendo Switch

Ready to kick back and take in a new story? A Winter’s Daydream promises to let you do just that, and right now it is found releasing on Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita and Nintendo Switch. Priced up at just £4.99, A Winter’s Daydream comes about via the publishing team at Sometimes You. After the seeing the story develop by ebi-hime, A Winter’s Daydream provides the ultimate ‘sit back and read’ opportunity as it runs as through the life of a young boy, Yuu. After returning back to his homeland, Yuu has discovered that his old frail grandmother has turned …

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