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The Fake Video Game Rumour Someone Spread For... Homework

What drives a person to make up a video game rumour and spread it around the internet? They might do it for the fame or the infamy. Maybe for a laugh. Sometimes, it’s… to get a good grade on a university paper.


Report: Gears Of War Remaster Coming To Xbox One

Today, a number of people across the country obtained access to a test build for “Gears of War” on the Xbox One, as shown in the screenshot above. Although we suspected it might be part of an as-of-yet-unannounced Gears collection including a number of games in the series, this may in fact just be a remaster of the first Gears of War game, if a new Polygon report is accurate.


Meet The Head Transplant Doctor At The Centre Of A Metal Gear Conspiracy

For almost a week now, some parts of the gaming internet have been going nuts over the visual similarities between the doctor that features in the trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and the controversial real-live Dr Sergio Canavero, the neurosurgeon who recently found sudden fame when he claimed that he was ready and able to perform the first human head transplant in medical history. He’s even found a prospective patient, a Russian called Valery Spirodonov, who suffers from a terminal muscle-wasting disease.


A Look At What Alan Wake 2 Could Have Been

Fans of the original Alan Wake have long wondered why their hunger for creeptacular suspense-filled third-person action game goodness hasn’t been fed with a sequel. This week, they got more of a proper answer. And a new hope.


Everyday Life In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Looks So Cool

Dayshot: The game just got a new gameplay trailer, full of combat, but the best-looking parts are the ones with the NPCs doing their medieval daily routine.


How A Small Studio's Chance At The Big Time Died At Microsoft's Doorstep

One week in early February, three top employees from the independent game studio Darkside Games flew to Redmond, Washington for a secret meeting with Microsoft.


Microsoft Puts An End To Global Access Halo Online Mod

It didn’t take long for modders to start figuring out a way to get the Russia-only closed beta of Halo Online working elsewhere. In fact, excellent progress was being made to this end until Microsoft caught wind of it and rather hastily killed the project with a DMCA notice.


Kinect For Windows Is Dead, Long Live Kinect For Windows

Kinect never turned out to be the killer app for the Xbox 360 or One, but it has maintained a fair amount of interest in less entertainment-focused areas, including military and scientific applications. Still, Microsoft isn’t super-keen to prop up two separate SKUs — console and PC — and has decided to nix the desk-bound version in favour of an adaptor.


Quantum Break Launches On Xbox One In 2016

Briefly: Quantum Break, the next shooter from the makers of Max Payne and Alan Wake, launches in 2016 on the Xbox One, Microsoft announced.


Big Surprise: Japanese Gamers Like Final Fantasy XV's Demo

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae came out last month and most people who got it have probably had enough time to process their feelings about it.