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Review: FUSION Pro Wired Controller for Xbox One

The best feeling controller I've ever used.

Much like its FightPad sibling, the Fusion Pro Wired Controller for Xbox One is also an officially licensed product from Microsoft. That is about where the similarities end between these two drastically different peripherals. Where the FightPad is focused on just one specific genre, the Fusion Pro is built to take on all types of games.

This controller features a soft touch plastic faceplate, rubberized back, metallic accent rings, the same snap-lock USB cable from the FightPad, a 3.5mm audio jack on...
 

Review: FUSION Wired FightPad for Xbox One

A design blast from the past.

About a month ago, we brought you news on some new controllers coming out from PowerA. Specifically, the news was about the company's new FUSION Pro controllers and their FUSION FightPad offerings. At the same time, we were offered the opportunity to review these controllers.

Over the past month, I have put both the black FUSION Pro Wired Controller for Xbox One and the FUSION Wired FightPad for Xbox One through their paces. Of the two, I have spent far more time with the Pro controller, but you can read about that...
 

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Does Away with Prestige Levels

New progression system details revealed.

A new blog focused on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare went up today that talks about the progression changes that were made for this year's release. First off, there are no more Prestige levels. Players will be able to earn 55 base levels and 100 additional Officer Ranks in each season of play.

This news comes hot on the heels of word that Modern Warfare is doing away with paid map packs and loot boxes.

Each weapon now also has 100 earnable camo patterns and an average of 50 attachments. You...
 

Review: GreedFall (PC)

A long and thrilling journey.

GreedFall is a game that filled a gaping void I did not know I had for a new action-RPG experience. Though it lacks some of the polish you would expect from a major game release these days, the game still rewards the player with fun and varied combat, complex story beats, and an overall experience that should make even the veterans at BioWare sit up and take notice. For those of you that have been on the fence about picking up GreedFall, you would be doing yourself a disservice if you did not go pick it up right now.
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Blizzard Issues Insultingly Pathetic Statement About Blitzchung Suspension and Reasoning

The cowards just doubled down.

Taking a page from politicians and businesses that know late on Friday is the best time to release news that you are positively ashamed to share, Blizzard has finally issued a statement about the recent ban on Blitzchung and two Hearthstone casters.

Before we get into it all, let's just read what they have to say. Here is Blizzard's full statement as it currently appears on their website.



Despite a reduction of six months for the suspension, Blizzard is still punishing Blitzchung. The...
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  • Below Shifts from Xbox One Exclusive to a PC and Xbox Release

    Below Shifts from Xbox One Exclusive to a PC and Xbox Release

    Below from Capybara Games was slated to be one of Xbox One's major Indie showpieces. That was until very recently when the studio revealed that the game will also be coming to PC through Steam.


    Below is a roguelike (tired of that term yet?) that will find the player making their way through a variety of procedurally generated levels. As with any good roguelike, death is permanent.

    The super stylized title is playable this weekend at PAX East, so be sure to check it out if you're in attendance....
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  • Rumor: Steam Controller Available in October or November

    Rumor: Steam Controller Available in October or November

    A source close to PC Gamer has informed them that Valve's Steam Controller will be released in either October or November of 2014. This claim comes from a "trusted hardware source with knowledge of Valve's Steam Machines." Their source continued on to say that the completion of the controller would be the "final piece that would precede the availability of most Steam Machines." That seems to indicate that the Steam Machines themselves would then start to roll out at the end of 2014. Finally, the source also said that they expect "about 500" games to be nativ...
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  • Arma 3 Zeus is Free DLC for Arma 3

    Arma 3 Zeus is Free DLC for Arma 3

    Arma 3 Zeus is a fresh batch of free content just released for Arma 3. The DLC adds the ability to manipulate a multiplayer scenario in real-time, among some other cool additions.

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  • Hearthstone Getting Curse of Naxxramas Single Player Adventure Mode

    Hearthstone Getting Curse of Naxxramas Single Player Adventure Mode

    Blizzard has announced that Hearthstone will get a single player Adventure Mode called Curse of Naxxramas: A Hearthstone Adventure.

    The content is expected to begin rolling out soon with new content being rolled out for it over the course of about five weeks. Similar to the game's Arena Mode, you will be able to buy into Naxxramas sections using in-game currency or real-world money. The first area, The Arachnid Quarter, will be free to everyone.
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  • Star Citizen Dogfighting Module Gameplay Footage from PAX East

    Star Citizen Dogfighting Module Gameplay Footage from PAX East

    Last night, Roberts Space Industries held a live PAX East 2014 event to show off the upcoming dogfighting module for Star Citizen. Given the super alpha nature of the game, it didn't go quite as expected. There were crashes, both of the ship and of the game itself. However, a compilation of gameplay footage was gathered from the event from the live stream that should give gamers an idea of what the module will be like when it's released soon to backers. It's suggested you skip to around the 3:16 mark in the video to enjoy the footage. Unfortunately, there's not...
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  • Private Matches Added to Titanfall

    Private Matches Added to Titanfall

    A beta for private matches was added last night in the patch that was released for Titanfall.

    Changelog for Titanfall for April 10, 2014

    NEW FEATURES (All Platforms)
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  • Watch Dogs Trailer Show Off PC Specific Technologies from Nvidia

    Watch Dogs Trailer Show Off PC Specific Technologies from Nvidia

    A new trailer for Watch Dogs show off some of the benefits that Nvidia technology brings to the table for PC gamers.


    We're looking at the inclusion of HBAO+ and TXAA for Nvidia users with the power to run them on Watch Dogs....
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  • Microsoft Invites You to Dig a Desert Landfill to Find E.T. for the Atari

    Microsoft Invites You to Dig a Desert Landfill to Find E.T. for the Atari

    There is a long standing rumor, an urban legend if you will, that Atari buried all remaining copies of the atrocious game E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial somewhere in Alamogordo, New Mexico. This was back in 1983.

    Now, Microsoft and Fuel Entertainment are going to the Alamogordo landfill to try to dig up the truth. They want you to help.
    Fuel Entertainment brought the opportunity to Xbox Entertainment Studios, and now, as part of a documentary series (developed by Xbox Entertainment Studios and two-time Academy Award winning producer Simon Chinn
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  • inFAMOUS Second Son Surpasses 1 Million Units Sold in 9 Days

    inFAMOUS Second Son Surpasses 1 Million Units Sold in 9 Days

    Sony revealed today that in the nine days following the launch of inFAMOUS Second Son, the game had sold 1 million units. That makes it the fastest selling game in the franchise.
    A huge congratulations goes out to the team over at Sucker Punch for creating such a wonderful game, a true testament to their passion as developers and commitment to their fans, and a great big thanks to all of you who have picked up the game and have shown us how you enjoy your powers.
    Even if you've beat the game already, don't forget that Sucker Punch is still rolling out...
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  • Creative Assembly Talks Up PC Advantages for Alien: Isolation

    Creative Assembly Talks Up PC Advantages for Alien: Isolation

    Alien: Isolation is Creative Assembly's upcoming survival horror title that obviously takes place in the Alien universe. In a recent interview with PCGH, the team talked about some of the advantages the PC version will have over the console versions.
    Different platforms afford different advantages. Modern PCs with high-spec graphics cards cannot be beaten for shear raw power. What this translates into are higher resolutions and frame rates, which are always good. Also we can afford to scale assets (geometric, textural, animation, etc.) to take advantage
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  • The Last of Us Remastered Announcement Trailer Hints at the Improvements to Come

    Sure, the above trailer only has about 15 seconds of actual gameplay footage but it's something! You should already know what to expect in the upcoming release of The Last of Us Remastered.

    One thing that wasn't mentioned was how Naughty Dog is aiming for the game to run at 60fps in addition to the native 1080p resolution....
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