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Download Halo: Spartan Strike And Blow Stuff Up
Got a gaming itch you just can’t scratch because Halo: Guardians doesn’t launch until the holidays? Never fear! Microsoft released an installment in the franchise, Halo: Spartan Strike, and it’s sure to satisfy your explosive good-guys-vs-ugly-aliens urges. Releasing for PC, Steam, iPhone, iPad, and Windows 8 phones/devices, players can... Read more
Codemasters Confirms F1 2015 Release Date
Undoubtedly, the F1 series is a masterpiece of coding. The games are up to the minute with detailed information about tracks, drivers and importantly the cars themselves. In F1 2014 the cars had a new handling model and the visuals were a sharp upgrade on the previous year’s game,... Read more
Xbox Live Gold Gets A Price Cut
If you have an Xbox One or even an Xbox 360 and have been waiting for a great reason to purchase an Xbox Live Gold subscription, there’s probably not going to be a better time than right now to get one. Microsoft have announced that they’re cutting the price... Read more
New Xbox One Update Will Let You Take Screenshots
With so many beautiful games on the Xbox One, it’s only natural to want to take a screenshot to remember some of your favorite gaming moments. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been the easiest thing to do on Microsoft’s newest console; thankfully, that’ll be changing come the month of March, but... Read more
Grand Theft Auto V Sells 45 Million Copies Before PC Launch
Grand Theft Auto V is the bestselling game of all time, following a new announcement by Rockstar Games’ parent company Take Two Interactive, confirming it has shipped 45 million copies since launch. Wii Sports technically still holds the title with 82 million sold copies, but considering Nintendo bundled the... Read more
Are We Going To See a 4K PS4 and Xbox One in 2015?
According to claims by streaming content provider Netflix, both Microsoft and Sony are going to release revised versions of their Xbox One and PS4 gaming consoles, which support 4K content later on this year. Huffington Post reported that Neil Hunt, Netflix’s Chief Product Officer, said during a press conference... Read more
Windows 10 Will Be Free, And All The Details From The Windows 10 Event
Microsoft’s event has finally revealed all its secrets surrounding Windows 10; some were expected, while others not so. There is clearly something to appeal to everyone in this major update, whether you are a heavy Internet browser or a gamer. Microsoft’s focus seems to be set on providing cross-platform... Read more
PlayBox: PS4 and Xbox One Combo Laptop
Microsoft and Sony have been at each other’s throats in the console wars for many a year now and the rivalry doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon.  I have owned both Playstation and Xbox consoles and have liked and disliked certain aspects of both systems.  I have... Read more
Microsoft XboxOne Lead Designer Quits
The guy who orchestrated Xbox Live, Boyd Multerer, announced last week on the social network, Twitter, that he would be departing from Microsoft after working for the tech giants for the last 17 years. In his announcement, Multerer wasn’t just ready to confirm what or indeed where he will... Read more
Steam Starts Region Locking Games After Low Currency Exploits
Even though Steam regularly offers deals and sales for digital games, some people are not happy with the prices and head over to third party key sellers, for cheaper prices. It looks like Steam is not happy with these key sales from other regions, taking thousands of digital keys... Read more
Microsoft Starts to Accept Bitcoin for Windows, Windows Phone & Xbox
Microsoft is definitely  going through a transformation phase. What, with the latest acquisitions, mobile market changes and Windows developments it looks like the guys over at Redmond have really started to get it together again. So, it comes as no surprise (ok, a little surprise) that the company has... Read more
Xbox One is Outselling PlayStation 4 Right Now
I don’t know if you pay all that much attention to the “console wars” between Sony and Microsoft, but I find it interesting. For most of the year, around 10 months to be exact, Sony has been the clear sales leader with the PlayStation 4. No matter what they... Read more
Xbox One Sales Triple After Holiday Price Cut
A couple of weeks ago, Techbeat reported that Microsoft was getting into the Christmas spirit by dropping the price on their latest video game console, the Xbox One. Up until lately, Sony had been outselling Microsoft in the console war, but that is no longer the case thanks to... Read more
Sunset Overdrive Gains Highly Positive Reviews at Launch‏
Insomniac Games, the studio behind Spyro and Ratchet & Clank, have a brand new IP on Xbox One, and it appears to be some of their best work added into this colorful third-person open-world apocalypse. Sunset Overdrive came out of its shell earlier today and the Web has been... Read more
Xbox One $50 Cheaper Until End of the Year
Folks, there really has never been a better time to go out and purchase an Xbox One system. Last week, Techbeat reported that Microsoft was offering some special Assassin’s Creed Xbox One bundles for the holiday season. However, if you’re not at all a fan of Assassin’s Creed and were feeling... Read more
Xbox One Giving Free Assassin’s Creed Bundles for Holidays
Know anyone who loves the Assassin’s Creed games and wants an Xbox One this holiday season? Getting an early start on this year’s Christmas season, Microsoft has announced a couple of really good bundle options when it comes to purchasing their newest gaming console. Beginning on 11/2/14 (a Sunday),... Read more
Student Spends 2 Years Creating Minecraft City
Have you ever got lost in a game? What I mean by that is, have you ever been so immersed in a game that you lose track of time? I’m sure, if you play games, then all of you have. But what about spending two years on a game? Duncan... Read more
Xbox One Gets Plex

Xbox One Gets Plex

GamingNews October 9, 2014

Plex has a massive fan base. In fact, it’s huge, mainly due to Plex’s powerful and versatile streaming media capabilities.  Doubtless you will have a few video files that are knocking about on your computer and with Plex you’ve got a reasonable chance that Plex will be able to... Read more