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Hideo Kojima’s next game is a creepy collaboration with Jordan Peele

Legendary Japanese game developer Hideo Kojima has revealed his next project — an eerie game-film hybrid that he's working on with director Jordan Peele.
King flexing his muscles in Tekken 8.

All upcoming Xbox Series X games: 2024 and beyond

Peter Griffin enemy in Fortnite.

Fortnite Peter Griffin guide: how to unlock the skin and beat the boss

Nanner Ringer emote in Fortnite

Fortnite Banana emote code: How to get the Nanner Ringer emote for free

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Where to get Cluster Clingers in Fortnite and how they work

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Where to get Ballistic Shields in Fortnite and how they work

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Where to get Grapple Blades in Fortnite and how they work

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Best Xbox Series S deals: consoles, games, and accessories

Three characters shoot at a boss in Remnant 2.

One of the year’s biggest sleeper hits is now on Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Series X on a table.

Best Xbox Series X deals: consoles, games, and accessories

A sphinx in Dragon's Dogma 2.

The leaks are correct: Dragon’s Dogma 2 launches in March

Controls on the SteelSeries Acris Nova Pro headset.

The best Xbox Series X headsets

Hands holding the Scuf Instinct Pro controller.

The best Xbox Series X controllers for 2023

Looking for the best controllers for your Xbox Series X? Maybe you want some extra customization features or at least a unique design. Here are the best models.
A list of indie games on Xbox appears in a grid.

For Microsoft, indies aren’t Game Pass extras. They’re the future of Xbox

Xbox's James Lewis tells us why the company is doubling down on indie games and how AI fits into that mission.
Master Chief meeting the Weapon in Halo Infinite.

The best Xbox Series X exclusives

There won't be many exclusives on Microsoft's new console for awhile, but with our list of the best Xbox Series X exclusives, you'll know which to download.
Fortnite characters on plane.

Where to find planes in Fortnite OG

If you want to fly high into the clouds in Fortnite OG, you'll need to get yourself a plane first. Here are all of the locations you'll be able to find one.
Minthara in Baldur's Gate 3.

One of the best games of the year is finally coming to Xbox next month

Yes, Larian Studios' critically acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons RPG will come to Xbox sometime this December.
Soldiers battle in an abandoned airport.

How to play split screen in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Playing with your pals online is a great time, but sometimes you just want to hang out on a couch with snacks for some classic split-screen shenanigans.
Soliders take cover behind a riot shield in a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 promo image.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 review: little to play and nothing to say

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a pretty game, but its bland campaign, atrocious UI, and irritating multiplayer quirks leave a sour taste in the mouth.
Soliders take cover behind a riot shield in a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 promo image.

The best perks in Modern Warfare 3

Applying perks plays a massive part in your success in Modern Warfare 3, so we've compiled a list of the best ones you should be using to up your game.
The art for Xbox and Inworld's AI partnership.

Microsoft is making AI game-writing tools for Xbox with Inworld AI

Microsoft and Inworld AI are partnering to create game-writing tools that can turn prompts into quests and dynamically generate stories and dialogue.
Asus ROG Ally with the Windows lock screen.

‘Compact Mode’ can’t fix the Xbox app. Here’s what could

Microsoft revealed a new Compact Mode to enhance the Xbox app on Windows, but the app's problems run much deeper.
A PlayStation 5 connected to a TV, showing the Sony Pictures Core interface.

Best gaming TVs of 2023 for Xbox Series X, PS5, and more

Whether you are a casual gamer or all-in all the time, these are the best TVs for gaming in 2023.
Saga walks through Coffee World in Alan Wake 2.

All charm locations and effects in Alan Wake 2

There are plenty of charms to find and equip to Saga to grant her unique boons. Here's the full list of charms, where you can each of them, and what they do.
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How to show all collectibles in Alan Wake 2 with the Mayor Setter Charm

There are so many things to find in Alan Wake 2 that you'd be forgiven for missing plenty of them along the way. Use this charm to make collectible cleanup a breeze!
Ichiban fights a guy with a machete in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth.

Everything announced at the Xbox Partner Preview

Xbox's first ever Partner Preview showcased some big third-party titles, including Metal Gear Solid 3 Delta.
A gun sits in a drawer in Signalis.

Check out this fantastic horror game before it leaves Xbox Game Pass next week

One of the best horror games on Xbox Game Pass leaves the service next week. Make sure you play it before Halloween season ends.
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Where to get the Pilgrim’s Perch Key in Lords of the Fallen

If you've been exploring Pilgrim's Perch and found that you can't open certain doors, it's because you'll need to pick it up back in Skyrest for a pretty penny.
Issac Clarke exploring ruins in Dead Space Remake.

One of the year’s best reviewed games is coming to Xbox Game Pass

This year's Dead Space remake is coming to Xbox Game Pass this month, though one of the service's best games is leaving.
A driver races a car in Forza Motorsport.

I know nothing about cars and even I’m obsessed with Forza Motorsport

It doesn't matter if you love cars or can't drive at all: Forza Motorsport's delicate gameplay makes it the ultimate chill out game.
The Lords of the Fallen undead scene.

How to get Severed Hands in Lords of the Fallen and where to donate them

If you'd like to know how to get your hands on, well, some Severed Hands, we'll tell you how to get ahold of some and where you can donate them for loot.
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How to get Pilfered Coins in Lords of the Fallen and where to donate them

If you enjoy helping other players or you need help yourself, you'll likely come across a multiplayer currency known as Pilfered Coins in Lords of the Fallen.
Sunless Skein in Lords of the Fallen.

Where to get the Sunless Skein Key in Lords of the Fallen

If you've passed some doors that require the Sunless Skein Key but haven't been able to find this elusive item, we'll tell you where you can round it up.
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How to beat Pieta in Lords of the Fallen

Pieta is Lords of the Fallen's first real boss fight, and she comes packing quite a punch. Here are some tips that can help you score victory against this foe.

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