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Prey Drops To $40 Less Than A Month After Launch

The new Prey was released at the start of May, and now one retailer has it for $ 20 off. Target in the US is offering the game this week for only $ 40 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The PC edition does not appear to be discounted. The sale period runs May 28-June 3. Some of Target’s other weekly video game deals include Skyrim: Special Edition and Dishonored 2 for $ 30 each, Overwatch for $ 36, Battlefield 1 for $ 38, and Mass Effect: Andromeda for $ ...

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Xbox Game Pass: T-Mobile Customers Get A Free Month

If you’re a T-Mobile customer, it looks like you’re getting a free one-month subscription to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass service on Xbox One later this year. Today, T-Mobile announced in a message to customers that they will receive a one-month subscription to the Netflix-style gaming service for free…at some point. The message does not say when the freebie will be available. Xbox Game Pass is due out sometime this Spring, so it could be soon. The message from T-Mobile also directs people to tune in to the Xbox E3 briefing ...

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Special Pokemon For Sun And Moon Available At GameStop This Month

Pokemon Sun and Moon players will soon be able to add a special Midnight Form Lycanroc to their teams. GameStop is distributing the Rock-type Pokemon via a serial code at select stores across the US. The distribution runs from May 15 to June 5. What sets this Lycanroc apart from the ones you can capture within the games is its Hidden Ability, No Guard, which ensures that every move executed in battle (by both you and your opponent) hits its target. Lycanroc also comes equipped with a Life Orb, which ...

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ET deals: Verizon Fios Gigabit Triple-Play Phone, Internet, and for $80 Per Month

If you’ve been drooling over the handful of markets that have gained access to gigabit internet speeds in the past few years, Verizon’s recent Fios update is something that you’ll likely be excited about. In quite a few heavily populated areas, Verizon is now offering a gigabit internet, phone, and television bundle for just $ 79.99 for a limited time. • Verizon Fios Gigabit Triple-Play Phone, Internet, and for $ 79.99 Per Month With no need for a yearly contract, you can get your first 12 months for just $ ...

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Murdoch must wait extra month to learn fate of Fox-Sky deal

Bill O’Reilly forced out at Fox News Rupert Murdoch will have to wait an additional month to learn the fate of his planned takeover of British pay TV provider Sky. U.K. culture secretary Karen Bradley said Friday that she will give regulators extra time to review the contentious deal because of snap national elections scheduled for early June. The decision from media regulator Ofcom, which had been due by May 16, must now be wrapped up before June 20. The £18.5 billion deal struck by Murdoch in December would give ...

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Windows Vista support ends next month, upsetting almost no one

The outcry when Microsoft tried to end support for Windows XP was so great the company had to delay the shutdown multiple times. It’s unlikely Windows Vista will get the same treatment. Microsoft is planning to quietly end support for Vista in just one month. After April 11th, 2017, Vista will receive no more updates. Windows Vista was released in early 2007 after years of development. Despite the five year gulf between XP and Vista, there were numerous bugs and incomplete features. Performance was also sluggish, even on powerful systems. ...

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Free Splatoon 2 Demo Coming Next Month, Here's When And For How Long

Nintendo has announced a free Splatoon 2 demo. The demo will be available as part of a “global testfire” event will be held next month, ahead of the game’s release. There will be six chances in all to play the Splatoon 2 demo–here is a rundown of the timing: March 24: 12-12:59pm PT 8-8:59pm PT March 25: 4-4:59am PT 12-12:59pm PT 8-8:59pm PT March 26: 4-4:59am PT Available in the Splatoon 2 demo are four main weapons, as well as “remixed” versions of the Splat Roller and Splat Charger. Splatoon ...

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Two CBS Shows Are Airing Gaming-Focused Episodes Next Month

TV network CBS has announced that two of its shows, Bull and Elementary, will air episodes featuring video game-related plots in the coming weeks. CBS is GameSpot’s parent company. The February 7 episode of Bull, titled “The Fall,” will see Dr. Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly) helping a professional gamer who is accused of throwing a championship game to sue his former manager. “His trial strategy is to prove his client is a compulsive winner psychologically incapable of losing on purpose,” reads a line from the episode’s description. It airs Tuesday, ...

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One month out, Trump inauguration lacks star power

Who will perform at Trump’s inauguration? On January 18, 2009, the stars turned out in force in front of the Lincoln Memorial at a concert honoring then-President-elect Barack Obama. Denzel Washington spoke to kick off the event, then Bruce Springsteen performed, and then Mary J. Blige, Jon Bon Jovi, James Taylor, Garth Brooks, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Josh Groban, U2, Usher, Stevie Wonder, Shakira, Beyoncé and many more. Tom Hanks spoke, too, and Steve Carell and Samuel L. Jackson. Sheryl Crow sang while wearing a t-shirt with Obama’s face on ...

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Asheron’s Call, Asheron’s Call 2 both set to close next month after 17 years

Just over 17 years ago, Turbine Software launched the third major MMO to hit the market, Asheron’s Call. Now, that journey and the briefer resurrection of its sequel, Asheron’s Call 2, are both coming to an end, with servers scheduled to go offline on January 31. The announcement was made as part of a general shakeup at Turbine, which also developed Dungeons and Dragons Online as well as Lord of the Rings Online. These last two titles have been shifted to a new game studio, Standing Stone Games, and will ...

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