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Post by Animalmother » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:15 pm

Your stretched out over a barrel, let the bumming commence.

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Post by Medicine Man » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:48 am

New Game Bar features in beta for Windows 10, including video capture/sharing, cross-platform chat with Xbox players, and new volume and performance controls...

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/04/04/ ... indows-10/

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Post by Medicine Man » Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:05 pm

In perhaps semi-related news to the above I see that the CMA (The Competition and Markets Authority) are looking into the semi-shady business of auto-renewal with online services from not just Microsoft, but Sony and Nintendo too...

https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/online-con ... deo-gaming

Also on the agenda is their cancellation and refund policies. They are looking for us the "gamers" :-& for our experiences. Email is in the link above if you are interested in telling teacher.

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Post by DjchunKfunK » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:51 am

April on Game Pass is looking pretty tasty.


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Post by Medicine Man » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:24 am

Bumper crop right there. Game Pass is fast becoming a very appealing service. Although the additional need for Gold on top of the cost is what puts me off.

Although if recenet mumblings are true then they are coming out with a combined offer in the future.

https://www.polygon.com/2019/4/5/182971 ... -live-gold

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Post by Medicine Man » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:03 pm

Medicine Man wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:27 am
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition coming April/May...

https://www.windowscentral.com/xbox-one ... n-preorder
https://winfuture.de/news,108417.html

Apparently the console will be pre-installed with Sea of Thieves, Forza Horizon 3 strangely enough and Minecraft

Due for release on May 7th at €229.99 or 1 Capcom Home Arcade

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Post by Medicine Man » Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:45 pm

Gears 4 and The Crew 2 are free to play this weekend...

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/04/25/ ... he-crew-2/

Although that's probably how long it'll take you to download Gears right enough.

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Post by DjchunKfunK » Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:32 pm

May line-up for Game Pas.

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Post by Alan » Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:49 pm

That’s a fantastic line up there! Not as good as PS4s Metal Gear Survive but that’s hard to beat!
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Post by Medicine Man » Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:15 pm

:lol:

Dont forget May's Games with Gold bangers...
Marooners: May 1st - 31st,
The Golf Club 2019: May 16th - June 15th
Earth Defence Force Armageddon : May 1st - 15th
Comic Jumper: May 16th - 31st
It surely only a matter of time before they give this part of the service the old heave ho in favour of game pass.

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Post by Alan » Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:47 pm

Oh right, I was think that was the games with gold, never mind! Moving along!
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Post by DjchunKfunK » Wed May 22, 2019 1:31 pm

Next batch of Game Pass games have been announced.


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Post by Medicine Man » Wed May 22, 2019 6:09 pm

Might be worth mentioning the games leaving the service at the end of the month too in case anyone wants to blast through them before they go...
Xbox One
D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die
DmC: Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition
JumpJet Rex
Knight Squad
Laser League
Layers of Fear
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings
Super Time Force

Xbox 360
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Original Xbox
STAR WARS - Knights of the Old Republic

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Post by Medicine Man » Thu May 30, 2019 2:21 pm

Guess Game Pass is officially coming to PC then...

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/05/30/ ... pc-gaming/

Catchily titled Xbox Game Pass for PC. More at E3.

Also Xbox Game Studios PC games are coming to other PC storefronts other than the horrendous Windows Store starting with Gears 5 and all the definitive editions of Age of Empires I, II and III.

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Post by Medicine Man » Thu May 30, 2019 4:05 pm

June's Games with Gold...
NHL 19 - June 1st - 30th
Rivals of Aether - June 16th - July 15th
Portal: Still Alive - June 1st - 15
Earth Defense Force 2017 - June 16th - 30th

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