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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 XVI producer Naoki Yoshida interviews - real-time combat, AI party members, no open-world, more - Gematsu

Final Fantasy XVI producer Naoki Yoshida interviews – real-time combat, AI party members, no open-world, more – Gematsu

What do you think are the core tenets of a Final Fantasy game? Did the development team look to past titles in the series for guidance or inspiration when building Final Fantasy XVI? Naoki Yoshida: “I’d say the core elements of a Final Fantasy game are a deep story, deep gameplay, cutting-edge graphics and cutting-edge …

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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 XVI Preview - An Interview With Naoki Yoshida On Eikons, Boss Fights, And When We’ll See More - Game Informer

Final Fantasy XVI Preview – An Interview With Naoki Yoshida On Eikons, Boss Fights, And When We’ll See More – Game Informer

Square Enix debuted a new Final Fantasy XVI trailer during a recent PlayStation State of Play. It was our biggest look yet at the upcoming RPG and the trailer revealed that Final Fantasy XVI is due out sometime during the summer of next year.  Game Informer spoke with the game’s producer, Naoki Yoshida, who is also the director …

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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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A brief history of (unintentionally) unbeatable games

A brief history of (unintentionally) unbeatable games

Enlarge / A promised patch should soon allow KOTOR II players to beat the game on Switch. Last week, publisher Aspyr officially acknowledged the existence of a game-breaking glitch in the recent Switch port of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II. That glitch, which crashes the game after the “Basilisk Crash” cutscene on …

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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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