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Star Wars Battlefront hands-on: Not the Battlefront sequel you're looking for, but still pretty good

Star Wars Battlefront is a good, gorgeous Star Wars-based shooter. It just doesn't feel like Battlefront.

How Fable Legends will let Xbox and PC gamers play together

We got a preview of upcoming title Fable Legends at the E3 Xbox media event, where Designer/Director David Eckelberry explained why Xbox and Windows 10 cross-compatability means you and your friends have no excuse not to play at work.

Xbox Elite Controller: Hands-on with Microsoft's pro-focused $150 gamepad

The Xbox Elite Controller lives up to its name in functionality and price. We go hands-on from E3.

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E3's first dedicated PC event basks in everything that makes PC gaming special

The first-ever massive E3 event dedicated solely to PC gaming was a love letter to computer-loving gamers, with glorious graphics hardware and a focus on PC-centric titles like American Truck Simulator, Arma III: Tanoa, and Killing Floor 2.

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33 must-see PC games revealed at E3 2015

Like always, the big E3 'Day Zero' press conferences focused strongly on consoles. But since consoles share guts with computers these days, most of the biggest titles are coming to PCs, too.

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Just Cause 3, Hitman, Deus Ex, and Tomb Raider: Square Enix's E3 event sticks to PC stars

Square Enix oversees some of the most beloved franchises in PC gaming, and all of those star-studded series were out in full force during the company’s big E3 event.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 16

Civil liberties groups walk out of face recognition talks... Online password locker Lastpass hacked... Aura plans to put the IoT to work

Sony's E3 press conference in 3 minutes

Sony kicked off its E3 PlayStation press conference by unveiling a long-awaited game, The Last Guardian, set to launch in 2016. Other highlights included previews of a Final Fantasy VII remake, No Man's Sky and Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

Rockband 4 hands-on

Trisha Hershberger, Reina Scully and Steven Suptik from Super Panic Frenzy jam out to a session of Rockband 4.

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Microsoft kills Kinect support in Xbox One's backward-compatibility push

If you were hoping to play an older Kinect game via the Xbox 360 compatibility Microsoft just announced with the Xbox One, you're out of luck.

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Sony's E3 love letter to PlayStation fans: Last Guardian, Shenmue III, Final Fantasy VII, and more

How strong was Sony's PlayStation lineup at E3? So strong that it STARTED by revealing the long-awaited Last Guardian. Mic drop.

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Xbox One-to-PC game streaming launched Monday

Preview program members can send games to their Windows 10 PCs ahead of public launch later this year.

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Upcoming Xbox One update brings new user interface, Cortana integration

Cortana will play a larger role with the new console and let users run complex commands

Microsoft at E3: Halo 5, backward-compatibility and HoloLens

Watch highlights from Microsoft's Xbox E3 2015 Briefing.

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Ubisoft at E3: Ghost Recon returns, South Park goes superhero, and other surprises

Ubisoft's E3 event was chock full of surprises compared to its counterparts. Read on for details about a new South Park game, a warrior brawler, and a trio of Tom Clancy games that all look great.

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Microsoft shows a reimagined Minecraft for HoloLens, with a godlike view of other players

Microsoft didn't say when Minecraft for HoloLens would ship or for how much, but the new perspective is intriguing.

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Mass Effect, Star Wars, and sequels shine at EA's E3 showcase

EA's E3 press event was chock full of sequels and games revealed at last year's E3. But also, Mass Effect Andromeda.

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Microsoft at E3: Halo 5, Gears 4, PC love, Xbox backward-compatibility, and more

Microsoft's massive E3 press event was all about the games, of course--but it also was about playing up the synergies between Microsoft's Windows and Xbox platforms.

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Microsoft adds Xbox 360 backward-compatibility to Xbox One

Surprise! Those Xbox 360 games you already own aren't just taking up space on your shelf any more.

Bethesda E3 2015 Briefing: Fallout 4, Fallout Shelter, Doom, and more

For their first ever E3 showcase, Bethesda introduced an impressive array of video games to come in 2015 including Doom, Fallout 4, Battlecry, Elder Scrolls Legends, and Dishonored 2.

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Bethesda's E3 2015 kick off: Fallout 4 release date, Doom, Dishonored 2, and more

Bethesda's first-ever E3 press event was a doozy, with details about a slew of upcoming titles that PC gamers are sure to drool over. Fallout 4 and Doom, anybody?