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Xbox Cloud Gaming is getting mouse and keyboard support and latency improvements

Xbox Cloud Gaming is getting mouse and keyboard support and latency improvements

Microsoft is preparing to add mouse and keyboard support to its Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) service that streams Xbox games to TVs, PCs, mobile devices, and more. The software giant teased the addition earlier this year, and now it’s encouraging game developers to get ready for mouse and keyboard support and some big latency improvements …

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Final Fantasy 16 Is An Ambitious, More Mature Entry In The Series, Says Producer

Final Fantasy 16 Is An Ambitious, More Mature Entry In The Series, Says Producer

The Final Fantasy franchise is fighting fit in a way it hasn’t been for quite some time. Final Fantasy XIV underwent a huge revitalization that took it from a floundering MMO to one of the most critically acclaimed and beloved games in the genre. Final Fantasy VII Remake, meanwhile, defied expectations and delivered an incredibly …

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Final Fantasy 16 Producer Reveals New Details on Summons, Party Members And Why It Won't Be a 'Final Fantasy Theme Park' - IGN

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Reveals New Details on Summons, Party Members And Why It Won’t Be a ‘Final Fantasy Theme Park’ – IGN

Final Fantasy 16 was first revealed nearly two years ago, with Square Enix claiming that “basic development” was already completed. Despite that, Square Enix has been comparatively silent on the newest entry in its long-running franchise until very recently, when it finally released a brand-new trailer featuring Eikons – its version of summons. The trailer …

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Exploring Final Fantasy 16's action battle system with producer Naoki Yoshida

Exploring Final Fantasy 16’s action battle system with producer Naoki Yoshida

When Clive Rosfield hits the battlefield in the latest Final Fantasy 16 Dominance trailer (opens in new tab), a barrage of attacks explode onto the screen. It’s a spectacle, with the protagonist propelling up into the air with an enemy and swiftly inflicting damage thanks to the wind elemental powers of Geruda. Shortly before, another …

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Sonic Origins: Fans Don't Seem Happy About the Big Changes To Sonic 3's Soundtrack - IGN

Sonic Origins: Fans Don’t Seem Happy About the Big Changes To Sonic 3’s Soundtrack – IGN

Sonic Origins is meant to be an authentic celebration of the classic 2D Sonic the Hedgehog games, but not quite all of the content is making it into the compilation that launches later this week. The game, which includes remastered versions of Sonic 1, 2, 3 & Knuckles, and CD, also features new animated cutscenes, …

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Apple's New MacOS Ventura And The End Of The Intel Era: Here's All We Know

Apple’s New MacOS Ventura And The End Of The Intel Era: Here’s All We Know

Apple Inc.‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL) macOS is getting a refresher with the upcoming thirteenth version release nicknamed Ventura. While most users will have to wait this fall to try the new version of the Cupertino giant’s next operative system, developers had access to a preview for some time, meaning that there is a lot of information …

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Mark Zuckerberg showed these prototype headsets to build support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

Mark Zuckerberg showed these prototype headsets to build support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

The company formerly known as Facebook is going to spend $10 billion this year on research and development on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including computerized glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off how much progress the social media company has made towards that goal by revealing many of the …

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Takashi Iizuka, Head Of Sonic Team, Speaks About Sonic Origins, Sprites, And Future Plans

Takashi Iizuka, Head Of Sonic Team, Speaks About Sonic Origins, Sprites, And Future Plans

Image: SEGA Sonic the Hedgehog fans have had plenty to talk about of late. The staggered gameplay reveals and initial reactions to Sonic Frontiers have been one of the big talking points throughout this not-E3 2022 period, but we’ve also had the impending release of Sonic Origins to look forward to. While the former game …

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I ditched Spotify for Apple Music for two weeks -- here's why I'm going back | CNN Underscored

I ditched Spotify for Apple Music for two weeks — here’s why I’m going back | CNN Underscored

I’ve been a devout Spotify listener for years. All the music and podcasts I need are there, it’s what my friends use, and I couldn’t possibly deal with the FOMO of not having a fancy Spotify Wrapped with my top artists to post on my social feeds at the end of every year. But then …

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