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Newegg deal adds Star Wars Battlefront and more free games to PS4 and Xbox bundles

Star Wars Battlefront launched today — you can check out our review — and Newegg has a deal for Star Wars fans looking for a console to play the game on. Several PlayStation 4 and Xbox One bundles...

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Xbox discounts include basketball, brutality, bullets and board games

This week, Microsoft's discounts for Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners span everything from Assassin's Creed to basketball to fighting to role-playing games. As always, the discounts are valid for Xbox...

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Xbox One outsells PS4 in April as Mortal Kombat X tops game sales

Xbox One outsold PlayStation 4 in the U.S. during April, according to NPD's monthly industry report on game and console sales. The top-selling packaged game was Mortal Kombat X. As is tradition,...

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Xbox One celebrates the playoffs with free NBA 2K15 this weekend

The NBA Playoffs enter their second week on Saturday, so Microsoft and 2K Sports figure it's as good a time as any to offer NBA 2K15 free on Xbox One from Friday through Sunday. Xbox Live Gold...

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NBA 2K15 says the Warriors come out champions in this year's playoffs

The NBA Playoffs get underway in 90 minutes with Washington at Toronto, and if you're a betting person, NBA 2K15 says lay your money on the Golden State Warriors to win their first title since Rick...

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Sony wins hardware and software, with Nintendo growing big in the March NPD report

Video game hardware unit sales decreased by nine percent last month, according to data from the NPD Group, which tracked video game sales for the five-week period from March 1, 2015 through April...

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NBA 2K15 won't repeat NBA 2K14's embarrassing shutdown, but NBA 2K16 must do better

On its face, this was a good week for gamers. Perhaps you missed the news because you don't follow sports, but a swift, unified and indignant reaction forced a major publisher to reverse course on...

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NBA video game refs finally call the game's most uncalled violation

Players of the NBA 2K series know just how difficult it is to travel — for those who don't play basketball, that's "walk," take three steps (or whatever passes for it) without dribbling or pick up...

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NBA 2K is bigger than Madden because it paid for others' failures

It was delicious watching Strauss Zelnick give the business to someone who doesn't know the business. Zelnick, the chief executive of the company that owns 2K Sports, was in New York on Friday for...

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Here's the luckiest basket you'll ever see in NBA 2K15

Last week, when an NBA basketball player hit this shot — the clock started with 0.2 seconds on it — I said there's no way we'd ever see that kind of thing in a video game. Now I think we've seen a...