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November 16, 2021

NEWS

CNET

Samsung knows the pandemic changed tech, so Galaxy phones are changing too

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 (left) and Galaxy S21 Ultra. Sarah Tew/CNET. The COVID-19 pandemic required us to to work, attend school and socialize from home — meaning our tech reached a new level of importance in our lives. Although the lockdowns are over, …

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Kotaku

Battlefield 2042 Feels Like The Wrong Game At The Wrong Time

When I nail an MV-38 Condor transport hovering in the lens flare-filled sky with my rocket launcher, Battlefield 2042 is awesome. When my squad bursts onto the climate-torn scene in a massive tank, ramming through debris and blowing up abandoned office …

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Kotaku

Dying Light 2 Is More Focused On The Living Than The Undead

Dying Light 2 was announced all the way back at E3 2018. A lot has happened in the three years since, including multiple delays and the departure of RPG writer/designer Chris Avellone from the project following sexual harassment allegations.

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The Verge

20 years of Xbox: a visual history

Twenty years ago today, Microsoft released the original Xbox in North America, marking its bold entry into the world of console gaming. Since then, the design of Xbox consoles have changed almost beyond recognition. What started with a piece of big and …

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Forbes

‘Outriders’ New Horizon Reveal: New Expeditions, No Timers And Transmog

Finally, the time has come for Outriders, the decently successful looter shooter from People Can Fly, to land its first real content update. It’s called New Horizon. I played it last week, PCF is showing it off today, and finally, I can talk about it.

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CNET

Xbox Series X restock: Halo Edition consoles are at Best Buy this morning, but only in stores

Expect more updates here as restocks happen. xbox series x console. A new era of Xbox is here. Andrew Hoyle/CNET …

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CNET

Take control of your privacy online with the Off-Facebook Activity tool

No, the Off-Facebook Activity tracking rumor is not a hoax. We’ll show you how to keep the social media platform from tracking your web browsing. Katie Teague …

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Kotaku

Animal Crossing Players Do Great And Terrible Things With The New Polish Tool

The item polishing mechanic introduced in the excellent Happy Home Paradise DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons starts off harmlessly enough, giving players a way to add a bit of sparkle to their home furnishings. But when all of the new features’ …

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The New York Times

With Halo Infinite, Microsoft Hopes to Rekindle Its Flagship Game

When Microsoft released its first Xbox console 20 years ago, executives did not think that Halo, a new game set in a 26th-century galactic war pitting humans against alien invaders, would become the face of the tech giant’s gaming aspirations.

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Kotaku

Call Of Duty Cheaters ‘May’ Be Banned From Every Call Of Duty Game Ever Made

In a blog post published last week innocuously titled Ricochet Anti-Cheat Progress Report, the Call of Duty team slipped in some drastic news about how their anti-cheat system is going to work going forwards. Advertisement.

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