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You’ll need to eat Taco Bell to get Microsoft’s Xbox Elite 2 controller early

Microsoft is teaming up with Taco Bell once again to launch a limited edition Xbox One X console. The software giant unveiled a similar console last year with Taco Bell’s signature “ring” when it’s powered on — and this console has the same ring — but this year Microsoft is bundling in the new Xbox Elite 2 controller, too. Xbox fans will need to purchase Taco Bell’s Double Chalupa…
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Lineage franchise bags over $4 billion on mobile

Lineage is a powerhouse in Asia-Pacific mobile markets, with Lineage M and Lineage 2: Revolution bringing in more than an estimated $4 billion since 2016 on iOS and Android. The findings come via a new report from intelligence firm Sensor Tower. Let’s start by looking at…
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Google Stadia launches on November 19th

Google’s Stadia game streaming service will launch on November 19th, the company’s Rick Osterloh announced today at the company’s fall hardware event. In a separate blog post published during the keynote, Google added that servers will open to the public at 12PM EST/9AM PST. Besides the US, Stadia will launch in Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands…
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'Fortnite' Chapter 2 is the fresh start the game needed

I’ve played Fortnite for over 1,400 hours, but never quite like this. While exploring today’s release of Chapter 2, I swam through crystal-clear rivers, carried a downed teammate and ate a flopper fish while waiting for a speedboat to pick me up. After over a…
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'Fortnite' Chapter 2 is here: New map, boats and 'less grind'

The wait is over: Epic Games made its fanbase stare at a black hole long enough, and has decided to end its cryptic blackout and give Fortnite a huge new update, which the company is calling Chapter 2. As expected, the battle royale shooter features a totally new map, a ton…
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Fortnite’s black hole has closed, and Chapter 2 is finally here

For two years now, Fortnite’s ever-changing battle royale island has been a place where millions of people gather to play. Over that time it’s grown and become increasingly dense, layered with its own kind of history. Now, that map is completely gone: developer Epic has rebooted Fortnite with an all-new Chapter 2, which introduces a brand-new location to explore. The new island looks wilder…
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Hulu brings 4K content to the Xbox One

Hulu is still in the midst of returning 4K content to its streaming service. As of today, owners of 4K-capable Xbox One models can play The Handmaid’s Tale, Castle Rock and other shows (mostly Hulu originals) at full resolution. You can also expect 4K support on…
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Fortnite made hundreds of thousands of people watch nothing on Twitch

Fortnite’s black hole hasn’t gone anywhere, and it feels like everyone’s getting weird with it. Twitch itself is even getting in on the oddity: the company’s channel is showing the black hole, and it’s featuring randomly chosen Fortnite streams from around the platform to highlight. The largest Fortnite streamers are having fun, too — many of them have turned watching the hole into an…
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